Black Mountain

The Monte Vista Hotel

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • Black Mountain hotel on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Five-minute walk from local shops, museums and restaurants 
  • 30-minute drive to Asheville, Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Complimentary breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi
  • Locally-sourced Southern fare served at the on-site Milton’s

94%
"Friendly helpful staff, nice breakfast"
Peter
May 17, 2019 - Trent Lakes, ON, Canada
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Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Opened in 1937, the Monte Vista Hotel is housed in a former schoolhouse and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Throughout its lifetime, the property has added a second structure and undergone renovations to offer modern amenities. Located in Black Mountain, the boutique hotel is a five-minute walk from the charming town square’s restaurants, shops and museums. The surrounding area offers year-round outdoor activities including skiing, hiking and winery tours.

The intimate hotel has only 45 guest rooms, each uniquely outfitted with mountain-inspired décor. All accommodations include hardwood floors, Wi-Fi, bottled water and king or queen beds. Bathrooms feature showers and tubs, vessel sinks and rustic tilework.

Milton’s, the on-site restaurant, sources regional ingredients for its Southern cuisine and is open Wednesday through Saturday for dinner, as well as weekend brunch. Guests can also stop in the bar for a cocktail, local craft beer or glass of wine before exploring the town. 

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift

Services

  • Concierge service

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • Internet access

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Minimum age required to check in: 21.
Standard Time is 4pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request: free of charge.
Extra beds are not available.
Children 18 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at US$25 plus tax per pet per night.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

94%
Enjoyed This
(158 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Monte Vista Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.6 Ambiance
4.7 Location
4.1 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Friendly helpful staff, nice breakfast
Peter May 17, 2019 Trent Lakes, ON, Canada
Enjoyed Most
Very convenient location and the staff was incredible. All staff members were very friendly and went out of their way to make sure that we enjoyed our stay. Quite a contrast to what we experience at most chain hotels these days.
Other Comments
A most enjoyable place to spend a night or two. And Black Mountain itself is a nice town too!
William May 16, 2019 Belmont, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Wonderful restaurant, hotel 100 yrs. old, but quaint and comfortable. Lovely patio area with gas fire to take off the chill. Staff were friendly and helpful. Walkable to downtown shops and restaurants.
Richard May 15, 2019 Hickory, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
We enjoyed sitting in the courtyard area with the fire pit in the evenings. We also really enjoyed the charm and history of the building.
Other Comments
Everything about our stay was wonderful. The hotel has a lot of charm and character, and every staff member we encountered was friendly and helpful. Even though there were some improvements being done during our stay (painting and other maintenance), we were never disturbed in any way. We will certainly be back to stay at the Monte Vista again in the future!
Casey May 14, 2019 Shelby, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Extremely pet friendly in a very pet friendly town. Made it easy to travel with our Cocker Spaniel who rarely gets left behind.
Other Comments
Only struggle was being on third floor with no elevator, but the staff is very eager to help when unloading and loading. Rated the rooms lower due to the lack of elevator and lack of decor. Pretty basic with nothing on the walls- could use some cozying up.
Nancy May 13, 2019 Charlotte, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location
Warren May 13, 2019 Fletcher, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Christian at the front desk is a tremendous asset to the Hotel - he made our stay especially nice! The lobby and common areas were wonderful - great ambiance! The room was a little sparse but clean and tidy. The entire staff went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our trip to Black Mountain. They served an exceptional breakfast bar with many good choices (hot scones each morning!). I would not hesitate to recommend the Monte Vista -
Michael May 11, 2019 Soddy daisy, TN, USA
Enjoyed Most
Everything!
Patricia May 11, 2019 Cashiers, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
The staff was amazing ! The food was amazing. Not mentioned was that there was a free Continental breakfast included which was also amazing....Seating in the eating and lounging areas including outdoors was plentiful, spacious, comfortable, clean and pleasant. Main restaurant that was not open Mondays and Tuesdays was also superb in service, food, and atmosphere.....
Other Comments
The area was extremely pleasant to wander the streets, shops, and restaurants. Again, all proprietors and staff were extremely upbeat and friendly and efficient...
Ronald May 10, 2019 Waxhaw, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Historic building, tasteful decor, quiet room, pleasant outdoor patio area.
Other Comments
There was a large dog belonging to a guest that was allowed to roam about unleashed. When we returned from dinner and were entering the front door, it charged toward us barking. It was very unsettling. I think dogs at a hotel should be on a leash or crated at all times.
Linda May 09, 2019 Wilmington, NC, USA

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