The Esmeralda Inn is a 14 room luxury Inn located within the Hickory Nut Gorge of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. The beautifully appointed rooms offer Anichini linens, Ethan Allen furniture, 32 inch flat panel televisions, Bose Wave music systems, wireless internet access, and private baths. Most rooms offer stunning views of Chimney Rock, the Rocky Broad River, and the surrounding Hickory Nut Gorge. The Esmeralda Inn is a premier destination offering personalized luxury service and rustic elegance with a contemporary flair. Please note - Front Desk is open from 8AM-10PM daily.