The Lion and the Rose

Map & Directions

Lodging Near Downtown Asheville, NC

The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast is located in the Historic Montford District of Asheville, North Carolina. We are conveniently located within walking distance of downtown Asheville, near Biltmore Estate and a short drive to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

From Atlanta:

Approximately 3.5 to 4 hours.
I-85 North to I-26 West to I-240 East to Asheville. Take Exit 4C.  The exit ramp ends at Haywood Street - turn right.  Proceed to the next traffic light at Montford and turn right.

From Charlotte:

Approximately 2 hours.
I-77 to I-40 West to I-240 West to Asheville. Take Exit 4C.  The exit ramp ends at Montford Avenue - turn right.

From Tennessee:

Approximately 1 hour from the North Carolina Welcome Center. I-40 East to I-240 East to Asheville. Take Exit 4C.  The exit ramp ends at Haywood Street - turn right.  Proceed to the next traffic light at Montford and turn right.

Locally:

Our B&B is ideally located approximately 3/4 mile from I-240, Exit 4C (also called the Haywood St. & Montford Ave. Exit).  This is one of the Downtown Asheville exits. Once on Montford Avenue, proceed for about three blocks. Look to your left for a stately peach, white, and green historic house with park like grounds surrounded by a white picket fence. Turn left onto Waneta Street to access our complimentary off-street parking lot that is adjacent to the inn.