The Lion and the Rose


🔥 Hot Deals 🔥– Summer Nights in the Mountains

Book a stay in August and save $50 off your entire stay when you book a 3+ night stay.

Must book direct on our website or by phone. Dates available between August 1-31, 2022.

Oktoberfest Celebration

Stay with us any time in October and you will receive some extra special complimentary treats – a pint of our special limited edition Oktoberfest beer and some of our homemade spent grain pretzels. Must book direct on our website or by phone.

Halloween Trick or Treat Party

Halloween in Montford is like a Hollywood movie. Stay with us on Halloween and join us for a trick or treat party on our front porch. Help us pass out candy to trick or treaters while enjoying some special complimentary homemade treats, beer and wine. Guests are encouraged to dress up and have fun with us!

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 and offering a free one night stay on November 9, 2022. Enter the contest by emailing us your contact details and military affiliation. A random winner will be chosen and contacted on October 9.


  • Stay must be 2+ nights between November 6-17, 2022 (excluding November 11 and 12)
  • Must book direct by phone (828) 255-7673
  • Please prepare to show your military ID upon check-in to receive discount

A Beery Romantic Getaway

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

The Lion and the Rose will be celebrating 2022 in Beer City style. Come and enjoy a romantic couples getaway to Asheville. 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; must book direct on our website or by phone).

Suite Mountain Romance Getaway

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


  • 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. 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

Bed & Biscuit Dog Days of Summer

Join us for our Bed & Biscuit dog friendly days. Stay with us and bring along your pup on June 26-30, or Aug 7- 14, 2022.

*Up to small-medium 2 dogs allowed per room. Maximum weight 50 lbs per dog. 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 can be 2+ nights between June 26-30, 2022
  • Or Stay can be 2+ nights during the week of August 7-14, 2022
  • Pawrents receive a complimentary pint of beer
  • Pups receive a bag of our homemade dog treats
  • You can have breakfast on our front porch, front parlor or backyard fire pit area at a private table with your pup.

Rent the Whole Inn

(all five guest rooms – can accommodate up to 12 people)If one party books the entire inn 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 getaway. 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.

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.

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!

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. Summer 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.

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.