THE VILLAGE INNS OF BLOWING ROCK

315 Sunset Dr. at Ransom St., Blowing Rock, NC 28605 United States (USA)
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3.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Watauga County
36.13283-81.67443
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 84 guest reviews

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  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 10.6%!
  • 20 rooms in property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • 4 suites in hotel
  • Check-out: 11:00AM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 7.1/10

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Local Attractions

Located right in the heart of Blowing Rock's cultural and historic district the Hillwinds Inn is within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and attractions. The Tanger Outlet Mall and Tweetsie Railroad are within a few miles. Boone is just 5 short miles away.

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Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 291 verified reviews

The TrustYou Meta-Review is a summary of verified reviews from across the web. These summaries use state-of-the-art algorithms to analyze review data and benchmark hotels against each other so you can find and book the perfect hotel.

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81
Very Good

Very good romantic hotel. Easily accessible by car and close to the city center. Excellent buildings and great beds. Pleasant hotel grounds.

“Nice ambiance” “Very enjoyable vacation”

Excellent Romantic Hotel Top 1% in city
Excellent Boutique Hotel Top 1% in city
Best Vibe In City

Good to know

  • Small rooms

    “Very small space” “Rooms very small”

  • Nice building

    “Private patio” “Private back deck”

  • Very quiet

    “Private patio” “Private back deck”

  • Comfortable beds

    “Giant pillow” “Updated bed”

Review highlights

Food

94/100
17 reviews

Delicious food.

“Dining area was spacious” “Great restaurant” “Good food”

Location

86/100
63 reviews

Great location with good access by car. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping.

“Short walk to village” “Very close to Historic Downtown” “Quick access to the University”

Amenities

81/100
52 reviews

Great buildings with excellent terrace and entrance. Hotel grounds are pleasant, but facilities are outdated.

“Private patio” “Private back deck” “Loved our back porch”

Vibe

79/100
38 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Hotel is outdated. Stylish Hotel. Pleasant entrance area. Nice for romantic trips. Nice boutique hotel. Good choice for a city trip.

“Very enjoyable vacation” “Lobby was open” “Nice ambiance”

Service

69/100
71 reviews

Unwelcoming reception and unprofessional service.

“Staff was excellent and very helpful” “Well run establishment” “Reception closed”

Room

60/100
151 reviews

Great beds, decent views, and reasonably clean rooms. Old, run-down, tiny rooms with bad furniture. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms.

“Pet friendly, and wonderful accommodations for pets” “Refridgerator was very loud” “Thin walls”

Comfort

55/100
93 reviews

Cramped but comfortable enough rooms. Peaceful rooms with great beds.

“Spacious closet space” “Private patio” “Huge flat screen tv”

Breakfast

52/100
44 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“Breakfest excellent” “No breakfast or attendant” “Included breakfast”

Ranked top 43% by couples, with a score of 84

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Beautifully renovated older style” “Very enjoyable vacation”

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Right on the main highway” “Road in front of the hotel”

  • Awesome vibe

    “Very enjoyable vacation” “Lobby was open”

  • Nice building

    “Private patio” “Private back deck”

Review highlights

Food

95/100
5 reviews

Delicious food.

“Dining area was spacious” “Great restaurant” “Good food”

Location

84/100
23 reviews

Great location with good access by car.

“Short walk to village” “Very close to Historic Downtown” “Quick access to the University”

Amenities

82/100
15 reviews

Nice building.

“Private patio” “Private back deck” “Loved our back porch”

Service

69/100
24 reviews

Service staff are friendly, yet unprofessional and reception is poor.

“Staff was very friendly and accommodating” “Well run establishment” “Reception closed”

Cleanliness

65/100
18 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Very clean inn” “Moldy shower” “Public area clean and up to date but quite cold”

Room

57/100
45 reviews

Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms. Tiny rooms with unacceptable bathrooms.

“Pet friendly, and wonderful accommodations for pets” “No bathtub” “Refridgerator was very loud”

Breakfast

56/100
14 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No breakfast or attendant” “Breakfast limited” “Free breakfast”

Comfort

55/100
27 reviews

Tiny, somewhat comfortable rooms. Peaceful rooms with great beds.

“Spacious closet space” “Private patio” “Huge flat screen tv”

Ranked top 84% by families, with a score of 82

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds

    “Giant pillow” “Updated bed”

  • Great location

    “Short walk to village” “Very close to Historic Downtown”

  • Great amenities

    “Private patio” “Private back deck”

Review highlights

Location

86/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Short walk to village” “Very close to Historic Downtown” “Quick access to the University”

Amenities

84/100
5 reviews

Great amenities.

“Private patio” “Private back deck” “Loved our back porch”

Service

71/100
3 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly and accommodating” “Well run establishment” “Great service”

Room

65/100
11 reviews

Great beds in okay rooms.

“Pet friendly, and wonderful accommodations for pets” “Did not have bath towels” “Refridgerator was very loud”

Comfort

61/100
8 reviews

Relatively comfortable, with good beds.

“Spacious closet space” “Private patio” “Huge flat screen tv”

Breakfast

50/100
6 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Breakfast could use some improvement” “No breakfast or attendant” “Improve breakfast choice”

Good to know

  • Small rooms

    “Very small space” “Rooms very small”

  • Nice building

    “Private patio” “Private back deck”

  • Very quiet

    “Private patio” “Private back deck”

  • Comfortable beds

    “Giant pillow” “Updated bed”

Review highlights

Food

94/100
17 reviews

Delicious food.

“Dining area was spacious” “Great restaurant” “Good food”

Location

88/100
63 reviews

Great location with good access by car. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping.

“Short walk to village” “Very close to Historic Downtown” “Quick access to the University”

Amenities

78/100
52 reviews

Great buildings with excellent terrace and entrance. Hotel grounds are pleasant, but facilities are outdated.

“Private patio” “Private back deck” “Loved our back porch”

Service

68/100
70 reviews

Unwelcoming reception and unprofessional service.

“Well run establishment” “Nice staff” “Reception closed”

Room

59/100
150 reviews

Great beds, decent views, and reasonably clean rooms. Old, run-down, tiny rooms with bad furniture. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms.

“Pet friendly, and wonderful accommodations for pets” “No bathtub” “Refridgerator was very loud”

Comfort

55/100
93 reviews

Cramped but comfortable enough rooms. Peaceful rooms with great beds.

“Spacious closet space” “Private patio” “Huge flat screen tv”

Breakfast

52/100
44 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“No breakfast or attendant” “Breakfast limited” “Free breakfast”

Ranked top 51% by couples, with a score of 82

Good to know

  • Small rooms

    “Very small space” “Rooms very small”

  • Friendly atmosphere

    “Beautifully renovated older style” “Very enjoyable vacation”

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Right on the main highway” “Road in front of the hotel”

  • Nice building

    “Private patio” “Private back deck”

Review highlights

Food

95/100
5 reviews

Delicious food.

“Dining area was spacious” “Great restaurant” “Good food”

Location

83/100
23 reviews

Great location with good access by car.

“Short walk to village” “Very close to Historic Downtown” “Quick access to the University”

Amenities

82/100
15 reviews

Nice building.

“Private patio” “Private back deck” “Loved our back porch”

Service

69/100
24 reviews

Service staff are friendly, yet unprofessional and reception is poor.

“Very friendly staff” “Well run establishment” “Reception closed”

Cleanliness

65/100
18 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Very clean inn” “Moldy shower” “Public area clean and up to date but quite cold”

Room

57/100
45 reviews

Awesome beds, and reasonably clean rooms. Tiny rooms with unacceptable bathrooms.

“Pet friendly, and wonderful accommodations for pets” “No bathtub” “Refridgerator was very loud”

Breakfast

56/100
14 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No breakfast or attendant” “Improve breakfast choice” “Included breakfast”

Comfort

55/100
27 reviews

Tiny, somewhat comfortable rooms. Peaceful rooms with great beds.

“Spacious closet space” “Private patio” “Huge flat screen tv”

Ranked top 70% by families, with a score of 84

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds

    “Giant pillow” “Updated bed”

  • Great location

    “Short walk to village” “Very close to Historic Downtown”

  • Great amenities

    “Private patio” “Private back deck”

Review highlights

Location

86/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Short walk to village” “Very close to Historic Downtown” “Quick access to the University”

Amenities

84/100
5 reviews

Great amenities.

“Private patio” “Private back deck” “Loved our back porch”

Service

71/100
3 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly and accommodating” “Well run establishment” “Great service”

Room

65/100
11 reviews

Great beds in okay rooms.

“Pet friendly, and wonderful accommodations for pets” “Did not have bath towels” “Refridgerator was very loud”

Comfort

61/100
8 reviews

Relatively comfortable, with good beds.

“Spacious closet space” “Private patio” “Huge flat screen tv”

Breakfast

50/100
6 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Breakfast could use some improvement” “No breakfast or attendant” “Improve breakfast choice”

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Customer Reviews of The Village Inns of Blowing Rock

4.0 out of 5. Based on 124 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Experience ultimate comfort… just steps away from the elegant shops and refined restaurants in the beautiful Village of Blowing Rock. Relax in stylish surroundings with modern amenities and the convenience of being in the center of it all. Located just off Main Street on Sunset Drive in Blowing Rock, the Hillwinds Inn offers newly renovated spacious, stylish guest rooms with attention to every detail. Each room features a 30" flat screen TV, Kings down mattresses, refrigerators, coffee makers and hair dryers. In addition to the guest rooms, there are two suites with large living rooms, fireplaces and 30" flat screen televisions. One of the suites has a full kitchen and an oversized bathroom with a Jacuzzi. There are two cottages, each with full kitchen. Guests are further pampered with daily complimentary continental breakfast and wine and cheese reception in the Swedenborg Lodge. The Lodge offers two fireplaces, a library with a computer that offers internet access, a 30" flat screen television and the Carolina Room. Looking for a special place to hold your corporate meeting, family gathering or wedding reception? The Carolina Room is newly renovated with elegant mountain décor. It offers a full kitchen with marble countertops, modern appliances, hardwood floors, 60" flat screen television, outdoor patio and can accommodate up to 30 people.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00PM
Check Out: 11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2006
Floors: 2
Rooms: 20
Non Smoking Rooms: 20
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 4
Meeting Rooms: 0
Meeting Space: 300 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 30 people
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72 Hours.
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 12.75%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Charlotte Airport is 1.5 hours from Blowing Rock.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
Previously known as:
Hillwinds Inn

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