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The Banner Elk Inn" Winner People's Choice Awards #1 B&B In Avery County, NC"

Guest Comments

One of the most rewarding and surprising aspects of inn-keeping are the LETTERS from past guests.

During the course of 15 years of inn-keeping, we have received thousands of unsolicited personally written "thank you" letters from happy guests who have had memorable stays. Here are just a few of the comments from our scrap book.

"...I have recommended your Inn to everyone." Ruth W

"I absolutely loved the inn, especially my room, and the food was wonderful. As a matter of fact, everything was wonderful!"
Karen M, Ontario, Canada 

"Just wanted to let you know again how much we (Gene & Jean B) enjoyed our stay at your Inn last weekend and your new addition. Everything was wonderful -- I love your style and all the finishing touches. You have thought of everything and it really shows. It also shows that you add something extra special that money can't buy and that I think is that you really care. We needed some R&R and couldn't have come to a better place." Jean B

"Your inn was a welcomed retreat from my usual accommodations." Teresa F

"Thank you for your warm hospitality. Your inn is cozy, warm, and welcoming" The Bujoks, Los Angeles, California

"Perfect...art, antiques, and food. Wonderful sense of color and texture." Carol P, Chapel Hill

"Everything you have created, from the refined decor to the excellent breakfasts made our stay a pleasurable and memorable experience." Cathy and Randy J

"I can't tell you what a blessing it was for us to get engaged at your place. What a romantic house. And what privacy!" Dr. and Mrs. Nathan B

"Your inn is so relaxing and inviting with unique charm." Jackie G

"The whole experience, from the fine decor to meeting you and enjoying your great breakfast was really a solace to the soul."
Ron N, Winston Salem

"Thank you very much for the fabulous company & good night's rest. The  charm of your inn dwarfs the elegance of Biltmore. We'd love to return . . . I felt very safe & comfortable."
DG, Raleigh

"We were honored to have been able to accommodate the famed and beautiful Italian child prodigy, opera singer, and actress,"
 Anna Maria Ablerghetti.

"Thank you for taking such good care of Anna Maria and me," Sam Kriger, accompanist to Ms Alberghetti, Los Angeles, California

"To Beverly, thank you for a wonderful stay in your beautiful cottage!"
Anna Maria Alberghetti