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Smithmore is a 5 Star Rated Castle Hotel mountain estate with over 100 acres located on top of English Knob in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. It's a one of a kind getaway where guests can unwind and retreat in the most beautiful part of the state. Come and nestle up in one of many of our dreamlike bedrooms each with a different theme and experience the endless amount of amenities available that will have you leaving all of your troubles behind. This ultra luxurious stay can include activities such as an intimate and exciting Chef Class by learning how to prepare Gourmet Dishes with our 5 star rated Gourmet in house Chef Benjamin Epicure. Our in-house Chef specializes in Gourmet Food Dining which includes a variety of exotic dishes that are French, Italian, and Japanese inspired. After dinner, relax near our gorgeous stone fireplace while you're drinking a glass of paired domestic or imported wine. Smithmore, a grand estate that you must tour. Including a vintage bar connected to the 'Spanish Lounge'. The main dining room that accommodates your private dinner party is absolutely stunning with furniture over 140 years old. A Victorian'esque fireplace and remarkable ceiling frescos completes the vibe and ambiance of formal royal dining. Visit our exquisite wine room that offers a variety list of wines and no wine session is complete without a tasty charcuterie board to go with it. The most breathtaking area of the Castle is the 'Great Room,' incorporating a three story stone fireplace, marble floors, fine paintings, and an extravagant Swarovski crystal chandelier. If you're wanting to get some fresh air then you must experience our courtyard, displaying a grand fountain as well as our huge open deck over the portico. The views are so captivating that you will lose yourself over and over again.

 If you're looking for additional property activities, explore our  hiking trails for a special experience as you take in all of the surrounding beauty, serene natural settings and even come across some stunning caves. Guests can also book Massages during their stay with one of our licensed and experienced Therapists. It doesn't end there, guests can also book a Picnic Package at The Ol Hearth. This vintage Fire Pit makes for a great gathering in the forest. Smithmore Castle also offers Archery Lessons. That's right, learn to shoot using Victorian Long Bows by a skilled Archer. Wine Tasting is also a popular activity at Smithmore as we offer a large selection of Imported Wines from Eastern Europe and South America. 


Conveniently located 5 minutes from downtown Spruce Pine, 10 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, 40 minutes from Beech and Sugar Mountain ski resorts and 45 minutes from Asheville. Smithmore Castle is the ideal setting for weddings, meetings, family gatherings, corporate retreats, celebrity and private guests, or any special event. Our private hanger located at Avery County Airport only 4 miles away will accommodate your small turboprop or jet. Spruce Pine has everything a guest will need from shopping, golf, coffee shops and very fine dining.

Terms & Conditions

No Refunds after booking. Guests have up to 1 year from booking date to reschedule if dates are available. See complete Terms & Conditions located on your itinerary. 

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