The Lion and the Rose


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Fall Specials 🍂

Get ONE NIGHT FREE when you stay for 4 nights in September, October or November. This month is our 5th year inniversary as innkeepers of The Lion and the Rose and we invite you to stay longer for less and celebrate with us! Choose the Fall Inniversary Special rate for any dates in September through November to get your 5th night free.


Stay for 4 nights on select dates in October and receive $100 off your stay. Available dates are October 1-5 in Margaret Grace and October 16-20 in Fannie Rice or Holger Nielson. Both Fall offers only valid on new direct bookings.

Peak Leaf Season Cancellation Special Deal

We just had a cancellation of the full house for 3 nights in mid-October. We are extending the full house discount of 10% off to anyone who books 2 or more of our 5 rooms. Offer valid October 23-26 only. Must book by phone to receive this special, (828) 255-7673

Live Music on the Porch (October 7th only)

For one day only. Enjoy sitting on our front porch sipping one of our beers while listening to live music on Saturday, October 7. We are happy to have Liz Teague and her band playing a set in our front yard as part of the Montford Porchfest.

Private breakfast table upgrade

Looking for a more private and romantic breakfast experience? Have breakfast at a private table on our front porch,

A Beery Romantic Getaway – Craft Beer Package

Are you ready for a unique Beer, Bed & Breakfast experience in Asheville?

We are the only B&B in Asheville that brews our own beer and we are excited to bring you a new and fun experience while staying with us in Beer City. Book a 4+ night stay and receive a complimentary in-room beer tap for just the two of you.

Come and enjoy a romantic couples getaway to Asheville in Beer City style. You will receive a warm welcome and a cold beer upon arrival. Cozy up next to our backyard fire pit or relax on our front porch and enjoy a complimentary pint of our own beer. We usually have two different styles of beer on tap to choose from 🙂 Breakfast will include a complimentary beermosa with your two-course breakfast (Sundays only or upon request).

Book directly on our website or give us a call to get this special craft beer package.

Suite Mountain Romance Getaway

Our mountain romance package is exclusive to the Craig-Toms Suite. Perfect for those celebrating a special occasion or looking for a little extra privacy. Enjoy the ultimate romantic Asheville getaway.


  • Private champagne breakfast for 2 on your balcony or inside your room
  • Bottle of bubble bath to soak your troubles away in the large soaking tub

Couples Massage

Melt your stress away and enjoy a private couples massage in your room. Price varies according to type and length of massage. Available in all rooms except Margaret Grace. You can now add on this option when making a reservation on our website.


  • 60 Minute massage
  • 90 minute massage
  • 120 minute massage
  • Prenatal massage

Mountain Bliss Elopement Package

Celebrate your love with a romantic destination wedding in Asheville. Take the stress out of elaborate wedding planning and simply say “I do”. Our historic property features beautiful indoor and outdoor locations for your intimate ceremony. Couples can choose to get married in front of one of our magnificent fireplaces, on the front veranda or next to our private gardens.

*Please note that our elopement package is available with 2+ night stays. This package can also be adapted for vow renewals.


  • Wedding officiant
  • Fresh flower bouquet
  • Wedding cake
  • Bottle of Biltmore sparkling wine
  • Digital copies of photos will be shared via social media and email (photography by the innkeepers)

Love is in the Mountain Air

Our romance package includes all the essentials for an unforgettable romantic getaway.


  • Bottle of red or white wine
  • A dozen roses
  • Chocolate truffles

Birthday Package

Happy moments, Happy thoughts, Happy dreams, Happy feelings, Happy birthday! Come and celebrate your birthday and celebrate being happy every day.


  • Homemade molten lava birthday cake for 2 people
  • Balloon bouquet

Beer, Beer, Beer in Beer City

Start your getaway with a warm welcome and a cold pint of our own beer. Your innkeepers/brewmasters will be happy to help you craft a custom brewery hopping tour.

Your Cooking with Beer class teaches you how to make an easy Swiss Beer Bread followed by Belgian-style meatballs with a beer-chamel sauce, haricoverts and mashed potatoes. And to top it all off, Chocolate mousse with beer-macerated berries.

Your beercation finale will be a breakfast of our signature orange

ricotta pancakes and our famous beermosa.


  • Complimentary welcome pint of our own beer
  • Two or more nights accommodation in your choice of room
  • Beer expert advice on local breweries in Asheville
  • Cooking with Beer cooking class
  • Complimentary beermosa with breakfast
  • Optional: Additional cooking classes
  • Optional: Guided brewery tour of the Asheville beer scene

Asheville Culinary Retreat

A cozy B&B stay with delicious, homemade breakfasts. Cooking class learning how to make cheesy scallion biscuits, bourbon pecan chicken over ginger mashed potatoes and banana pudding. A guided Eating tour of some of the best restaurants in Asheville. The perfect getaway for food lovers!


  • Two or more nights acccommodation in your choice of room
  • Southern food cooking class
  • Guided eating tour of downtown Asheville
  • Optional: Additional cooking classes

Bed & Biscuit Dog Days

Join us for our Bed & Biscuit dog friendly days. We know that you all love your fur babies as much as we love ours so we are now offering Bed & Biscuit weeks, give us a call and let’s bark about it!

*Up to small-medium 2 dogs allowed per room. Dogs must be up to date on vaccinations, be potty trained, be on flea treatment and hypoallergenic. Dogs are not to be left unattended in room. Asheville is a very dog friendly city and your pup is welcomed most places. Note this special must be booked by choosing the Bed & Biscuit rate on our website in order for us to accommodate your pup.


  • Stay 1 or more nights between September 21-24
  • Stay 1 or more nights between September 28-October 5 (weekend days require 2 night stay)
  • Stay 2 or more nights between October 23-26
  • Stay 1 or more night between November 5-9
  • Pawrents receive a complimentary pint of beer
  • Pups receive a bag of our homemade dog treats
  • Enjoy breakfast on our front porch, front parlor or backyard fire pit area at a private table with your pup.

Rent the Entire B&B as a large home Vacation Rental

Perfect for your group getaway in Asheville! If one party books the entire inn (all five guest rooms – can accommodate up to 12 people) for at least two nights on weekdays (excluding October), we will discount the rooms 10%. This is a great opportunity to reunite with family and friends for a memorable vacation. Let us take care of the stress of hosting so you can enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled experience in a beautiful home that you can call your own during your stay.

*Please note that use of the kitchen or our owner’s quarters are the only rooms in the house that will not be allowed.

Looking for a fun group activity during your stay?

We have a special discount for your group to explore Asheville with our friends at Hot Zone Party Fire Engine. Your choice of private tours include:

Downtown Asheville Tour: Up to 14 people can cruise downtown Asheville and see the beauty of the city. Guests are able to BYOB (excluding glass and hard liquor.) This tour is 2 hours.

Brewery Tours: Up to 14 people can cruise downtown Asheville, and choose up to 4 breweries/bars that are on our approved list, to visit. This tour is 4 hours and guests will be able to cruise, drink, see the sites, and visit breweries.

Yoga Hike Package / Create Your Own Wellness Package

Our yoga hike package will help you unplug, unwind, and reconnect. It includes accommodations at our inn and your choice of two yoga hikes.

You can now also craft your own wellness retreat package with activities including tarot card readings, yoga classes (virtual only through the winter), guided forest bathing and unique meditation sessions (sound, tea, or “woo-woo free”). Please contact us for more details on the various options to customize your Asheville wellness getaway.


  • The Classic: Take time for yourself, breathe deep, relax, and immerse in the beauty of our lovely Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy a 2 mile round trip hike to a mountaintop with stunning views plus an hour of yoga for all levels at the summit. Mats will be provided. This option is available on Saturdays at 9am or private hikes available daily. 
  • Sunset Hike: This is our favorite choice and we highly recommend! Take in breathtaking mountain vistas as the sun sets before you. Beginning with a mindful meditation, sink into a nourishing yoga practice on the mountain top suitable for all levels. An incredible way to relax into the wisdom and beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Hikes begin 2hrs prior to sunset.

Asheville Outdoors Adventure Package

Our outdoors adventure package will help you discover and explore nature and the Great Outdoors. It includes accommodations at our inn and your choice of two fun outdoor adventures.

You can choose between a guided driving tour on the Blue Ridge Parkway in a cool custom jeep or be more adventurous and choose to explore the backroads and waterfalls.

We are avid outdoor and nature lovers! Please feel free to contact us for more details on the various options to customize your Asheville outdoor getaway so we can help find you the best adventure.


  • Blue Ridge Parkway Driving Tour: This tour takes you on the most iconic stretch of the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy endless views from your seat on a custom jeep. Your local guide will share stories about Pisgah National Forest, its rich history, and unique biodiversity.
  • Backroads & Waterfalls Tour: This is our favorite choice and we highly recommend! Explore the land of waterfalls on this backroads tour of one our favorite places, the Pisgah National Forest. Travel through dense forest, along cascading mountain rivers, over historic bridges, and through America’s birthplace of forests, the Cradle of Forestry. Your local guide will take you offroad over forest service roads to find picturesque mountain views and amazing waterfalls. You will get to see three beautiful waterfalls. Along the way, your expert guide and driver will share stories of the rich wildlife, diverse ecology, and vibrant history of Pisgah National Forest.

Floating Bar Crawl Beercation

Rafting adventures on tap in Beer City USA. Experience a four-mile float down the French Broad River, one of the world’s oldest rivers, in a commercial raft. Your guided float will include bar hopping by raft to local breweries and dive bars along the river. Please note dates are only available from Spring through Fall. Contact us for more details.

Bucket List Adventure Trip

Calling all thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies looking for a fun adventure! Our Bucket List Adventure Getaway combines accommodations at our inn with one of our favorite outdoor experiences in Asheville. Navitat’s Mountaintop Tour is a totally unprecedented mountaintop adventure and will take you soaring higher, faster, and longer than ever before. Huge side-by-side ziplines and jaw-dropping speeds make this an experience unlike any other. Nowhere else will you find ziplines this high, fast, and long fully integrated into a spectacular natural setting. Suitable for first-timers and experienced thrill-seekers alike and guaranteed to be a truly unforgettable adventure. There’s no better way to experience the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains! Please note this package is only available from March through December.

Capture The Moment Photo Tour Package

There are so many picturesque and beautiful spots in and around the Asheville area. If you are looking to create stunning photos, then our Capture The Moment Photography Tour package is the perfect match for you. Combine accommodations at our inn with a half or full day photo tour. Your photo tour will include a variety of scenes and locations depending on the time of year, weather and light. Spring means exploring the beauty of the Blue Ridge region’s many species of colorful wildflowers, ferns, trees and other beautiful botanicals. Possibilities include forest preserves, open fields along the Blue Ridge Parkway, and even a 5-mile round trip hike along a Smoky Mountain river.

You will learn how to make closeup / macro portraits and intimate scenes that capture the mood and spirit of the plants, mountain streams and their habitat. Topics covered will include aperture for sharp or moody images, avoiding distractions, maximizing shapes, composition, using diffusers and reflectors, isolating your subject, and more…

Asheville Fishing Adventure

We now offer custom fishing packages that include accommodations at our inn and an exciting full or half day of fishing with some of the best local fly fishing guides in Asheville. Check out our blog post or contact us for more details.

Guided Motorcycle Rides on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Beautiful views and a curvy, fun drive brings thousands of motorcyclists to ride the Blue Ridge Parkway each year. Stay at our biker friendly B&B and take a guided bike ride on one of the most famous and iconic motorcycle roads in the country. Contact us directly for details.

Art Lovers Getaway

Looking to unleash your creative side? Experience the centuries old process of floating paint on a thick gel. In this beginning marbling class you will draw designs, lay paper on it and voila, the design is frozen!!​ Class participants will practice many different styles of patterns while learning a bit of history. Each practice paper moves you to confidence in working large on the final project. Contact us for more details on class availability and rates.

Paint The Town In Asheville

Enjoy a colorful urban art tour through the River Arts District, Downtown, and West Asheville to see a beautiful collection of murals, artistic graffiti, sculpture, and street art installations. You’ll learn about the artists’ stories and inspirations and local history that make Asheville a top tourist destination. Contact us directly for more details.

Secret Hush Workation

Remote workers looking for a change of scenery and a secret working getaway? You are welcome to work from your room, one of our parlors, or our front porch. You’ll have everything you need from complimentary, fast internet to breakfast in your room to activity and restaurant recommendations. Stay 7 nights or more using the discount code SECRET and receive 10% off your hush work trip.

Rent the Inn for your private event

Inquire about a photo shoot, bridal shower, baby shower, and champagne brunch options. No overnight stay required. Limited dates and availability.

Military Appreciation in November

We are excited to part of the BnBs for Vets program again this year. We will be holding a contest in honor of Veterans Day on October 11 to win a free one night stay on November 12, 2023. Entries for the contest will be accepted via email. Please send contact details and military affiliation to

We also are running a special Military Appreciation promotion, Buy 2 nights and get the 3rd Half Off during the week of November 12-17. This offer is valid for all veterans and active service members.

Thank you to all our service members and veterans! We appreciate each and every one of you!