Downtown Asheville Music Lovers- Great Value! -#8


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  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 2 shared baths
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For budget travelers who want to be downtown! Convenient location. No frills, not a fancy B&B. A place with history, character, real people. Clean, comfortable historic 100+year-old rooming house with shared bathrooms. One of several short term rental rooms, this 2nd floor room is directly off the balcony, facing Biltmore Ave, across from a music venue, has a queen-size bed, is air conditioned in summer, includes a mini refrigerator, sink, desk. Bathrooms are shared with other guests.

The space
This is a second floor, front corner room directly off the balcony and facing Biltmore Avenue, with a queen size bed, high ceiling, large windows and plenty of natural light.

At the Gray Rock Inn, downtown Asheville is right outside your door, and our reasonable rates mean your money can be spent on enjoying the city. Conveniently located on Biltmore Ave. and an easy walk to breweries, music venues, art galleries, boutiques and restaurants.

The Gray Rock Inn is a great value, a "no frills" but clean and comfy place to explore the city from. Stay downtown for less - walk the city's streets and enjoy! Asheville is right outside at this historic inn where people of all walks of life feel at home. A place with charm, character and friendly residents and guests alike. Not a fancy B&B or chain hotel.

Perfect for those who want to spend their time exploring downtown Asheville and not driving. Walk around downtown and enjoy its bustling and vibrant scene. Or, you can just sit on our front porch or balcony and relax. After taking it all in you can return to a private and secure setting.

An historic inn with a background as interesting as Asheville. The Gray Rock Inn is a classic 100+year-old building, housing both short- and long-term residents in an International style, with shared bathrooms (see below). In this space you’ll encounter fellow travelers and local residents alike. What you’ll experience is a small community that shares a love for Asheville. Each room is different, reflecting the unique history and character of The Gray Rock Inn. Standard furnishings in every room include a refrigerator and sink with clean towels and linens. Wifi is included but you won’t find a television in your room.

We look forward to hosting you at The Gray Rock Inn, and making your Asheville experience a memorable one. And be sure to kiss the Bunkum Stone while you’re here.

We are in strict compliance with fire and safety codes and have carbon monoxide detectors where they are required.

Amenities: We provide Wifi, telephone, computer, coin laundry.

Relax on our balcony or porch. Slow down, unwind and enjoy the fresh mountain air and sunshine on our balcony. Or watch the parade of people from our front porch. Our large second floor balcony has commanding views of Biltmore Ave. and the mountains. Our covered front porch faces Biltmore Ave. with its bustling activity.

Comfortable and clean bathrooms: Even though our bathrooms are shared, you might never notice. With two on each floor, locking doors and daily cleaning, you’ll be rest assured of privacy and cleanliness. And there’s rarely a wait. Water is solar heated.

*As of July 2020 we are limiting the number of guest rooms being rented due to Covid. As vaccination rates go up, more rooms will be made available. Disinfecting wipes are in each bathroom.

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What this place offers

Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Long term stays allowed
Paid parking off premises
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Asheville, North Carolina, United States

The neighborhood is lively and diverse. Walk to world class restaurants, music, and craft breweries. Next door is a community food coop that is open to the public. Across the street are a popular, sometimes quite loud music venue, The Orange Peel, and Wicked Weed Brewery Read about the Bunkum Stone (a landmark) by the front entry.

Hosted by John

  1. Joined in July 2013
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I love to dance, hike, and meet people. I'm a green builder and real estate person, so I like helping with housing and visions for how we can get along better.


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Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $250

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