The Orchard Inn & Spa

Elegant mountain retreat with stunning views, on 12 peaceful acres in the charming town of Saluda.


Elegant mountain retreat with stunning views, on 12 peaceful acres in the charming town of Saluda.

The Orchard Inn
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The Basics


Ascending the winding drive, the rest of the world fades away as you approach our elegant mountain retreat. Situated on 12 peaceful acres with stunning views, this full-service Inn and Spa, 30 miles from Asheville, was built in 1926. There are 9 rooms in the Inn plus 5 cottages and 2 luxury suites. Newman's Restaurant has a full bar and indoor or outdoor dining with amazing views. Relax and rejuvenate in our zen-like Spa.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Wine/Spirits
  • Fireplaces
  • Spa Services
  • Weddings/Events

In the Know

  • Don't miss a most memorable dining experience at Newman's Restaurant
  • A hike to Pearson Falls is a must-do 

  • The Gorge zip-line adventure is an incredible adrenaline rush and great for all ages
  • Hike to Little Bradley Falls is a do not miss experience

Stay for the Story

Enjoy exceptional service, ultra-luxurious bedding & amenities, and fabulous farm-to-table cuisine. Add a spa and incredible views of the surrounding mountains and "voila" the vision was complete. Unwind, refresh, and be pampered.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy on-site fine dining at Newman's Restaurant

Check out The Purple Onion for ethnically inspired dishes with an emphasis on the Mediterranean's simple and healthful cuisine

Sip wine at the family run Overmountain Vineyards

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Whitewater raft with Green River Adventures
Visit the iconic Biltmore Mansion
Hike the many trails of DuPont State Recreational Forest

Guest Reviews

I’ve been blessed to eat in wonderful restaurants in San Francisco, New York, France, Italy and around the world. I’m proud to have “The Orchard Inn” here in Saluda, NC just 3 miles from my home. Service was professional, friendly and personable. The food was simply outstanding! And, the venue of eating in a beautiful historic peaceful restaurant like “Newmans” at the Orchard Inn is like no other place...See More

- Dennis Barker

Stayed here for a weekend getaway with my girlfriend and let me tell you, what an Amazing experience this was. The staff from the very beginning were friendly and made you feel at home. The two boxers were the welcoming committee and were absolutely adorable! The dinner service at the restaurant was a five star experience that should not be missed. We stayed in the Holly cottage and it...See More

- J Harter

The Orchard Inn has got to be one of the best places I’ve ever visited and stayed in. The people really make the experience. Everyone is very kind and welcoming. The rooms are very clean and cute. The bathrooms are also very nice and updated! The dinner here is definitely worth the price because you’re paying for the experience AND for quality food. Waking up to the smell of...See More

- EmmieRose Scates

Absolutely perfect weekend getaway at the Orchard Inn for our wedding anniversary celebration. This bed and breakfast inn has the most gorgeous Fall scenery overlooking the Appalachian mountain range. We were given a tour of the property by Adam at checkin, Katie made it easy at checkout and our server Sarah really made our breakfast dining experience outstanding. Overall the staff was so helpful and friendly during our stay....See More

- Hop SC

Absolutely amazing people! They did an awesome job with our small wedding. Everything we requested from them was done perfectly. The inn is beyond beautiful, the staff are friendly and hospitable, and the food is amazing. My guests were stunned by the venue we chose. Thank you so much to everyone at the Orchard Inn. We can’t wait to come back!

- Kelly Allison

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 16

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 12

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the Public

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres, Complimentary Snacks, Evening Cocktails, Picnics Available, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Cabins/Cottages Available, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, National Historic Registry, Restaurant On Site, Spa Service, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremonies

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Mountains, Small Town/Village