north carolinaAs motorcycle accident lawyers who ride, we’ve stayed in many B&Bs along the way and enjoy finding exceptional accommodations. inspects and reviews luxury inns and invites the best to become part of its Diamond Collection. Each of these inns undergoes an annual inspection and offers high-quality amenities to their guests, including flexible check-in, online reservations, and 24-hour service. The following inns are Diamond Collection properties in North Carolina.

1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage in Asheville:

The closest bed and breakfast to downtown Asheville, WhiteGate Inn offers 11 luxurious rooms named after famous poets, such as Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, and Maya Angelou. Each elegantly decorated room holds books by its poet. For example, the Elizabeth Barrett Browning Suite features an 18-foot ceiling with stone fireplace and a wood and iron canopy bed, while the Carl Sandburg Suite has a king-size sleigh bed, separate sitting room, and European style shower.

Breakfast is three courses and consists of peaches, pears, and pineapple baked in sherry sauce, mushroom tarragon soufflé, and homemade cinnamon maple caramel pecan rolls. WhiteGate Inn’s dining room is an elegant reminder of the 17th and 18th century, with antiques and a pine settle. The parlor and living room are cozy and comfortable, with cozy fireplaces and collectibles. If you prefer plenty of brightness and light, the solarium features an antique jukebox and mountain views. Relax with onsite spa and romance packages designed to make your stay memorable.

The King’s Daughters Inn in Durham:

Located near Duke University, downtown Durham, and Brightleaf Square, the King’s Daughters Inn was formerly a dormitory for single women before its current owners renovated it into a bed and breakfast. During renovation of the inn, the owners focused on maintaining its original architecture and saving natural resources when possible. The King’s Daughters Inn is an excellent example of sustainable lodging with its state-of-the-art energy management system.

From the Howerton Room’s deep, rich colors and textures to the Tyree Room with its silks and velvets, each room has a unique layout and a different style. All rooms offer luxurious amenities such as private baths, plush robes, elegant linens, and locally manufactured, tea-olive scented toiletries. Breakfast is served at your request and at your preferred location—in bed, on the go, or in the parlor. The in-house massage therapist will come to your room if you choose, or if you’d like to see more of Durham, hop on one of the complimentary bicycles.

Graystone Inn in Wilmington:

Known as “Wilmington’s Most Luxurious Inn,” the Graystone Inn was built in the early 1900s as The Bridgers Mansion. The most recent renovation has restored its original luxury and charm, and visitors enjoy an airy parlor and sitting room full of antiques, as well as a music room with a baby grand piano. The library features Honduran mahogany and a game table—the perfect place to enjoy a fire and a glass of wine.

Period architecture and decorations grace the rooms, which are furnished with antiques and fine linens. Most of the rooms have a fireplace, and all have private bathrooms, wireless Internet access, and cable television. The Burgwin Wright Jr. Suite is a spacious 700 square feet and has window seats, a Victorian clawed tub and shower, and two walk-in cedar closets. The Oleander Room has 18-foot ceilings, a writing desk under a beautiful window, and a walk-in shower for two with a tumbled stone and granite floor.

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