Experience the real Asheville. Book a stay at the Gray Rock inn!Explore everything that downtown Asheville has to offer from affordable, cozy accommodations in a historic, eco-friendly inn that reflects the funk and authenticity our town is known for.
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Affordable, cozy accommodations for the budget-minded traveler in the HEART of downtown Asheville.
1000's of 5-star reviews from happy previous guests
The Gray Rock Inn is a classic 100+ year-old building built in 1911 and originally operated as a boarding house. Today, it houses an eclectic mix of short & long-term residents from diverse backgrounds.
Affordable rooms in the heart of downtown
Experience a stay at an eco-friendly historic inn steps away from Pack Square.
For more than 100 years, travelers have stopped at The Gray Rock Inn for comfortable downtown accommodations.
We’ve seen a lot of local history, and we’re proud to be in the center of Asheville today.
Each room is different, reflecting the unique history and character of
The Gray Rock Inn
This small room is perfect for the solo traveler, with a twin bed, sitting chair, writing desk, and shelves. A large window lets in natural light (we have solar panels that do obscure the view, but heat our water).
A special collection of rooms with history and soul.
Explore their antique furnishings and classic charm, featuring high ceilings, original wood floors, and plenty of natural light. Amenities include:
- Each Room has a Sink, Refrigerator, and Dishes
- 24-Hour Access
- Free Wifi
- Free Computers
- Free Local Telephone
- Coin Laundry
- Fresh Towels & Linens
- Quiet Hours After 10 PM
- Daily Cleaning of Common Areas
- Front Porch / Second Floor Balcony
Take a Tour of Our Historic Inn & Neighborhood!
The Gray Rock Inn and its surroundings have got a lot of heart. To get a feel for what your stay will be like and the people you might meet, take a few minutes to explore our video library.
The bathrooms are shared, but were impeccably clean, and thoughtful touches were provided, such as a bath mat to take to the bathroom and ear plugs for the street noise outside! Highly recommend for your next Asheville trip!!” Alexa
For a solo woman traveler this was great! I will be staying again!!” Rebecca
“You really can’t find a better location in all of Asheville. Communication was fast and they provided advice on local things to do. Rooms were super clean and even though bathrooms were shared I never had to wait. Would absolutely stay there again and again.”Jay
“Our room and stay exceeded my expectations. Loved the location of downtown and everything there was to offer.
Our room had everything we needed and more! Was little worried about sharing bathrooms but never had an issue with that. Felt like we were in our own private hotel.”Brad
“Perfect location to see a show at the Orange Peel right across the street. Awesome spot!.”Brad
Yes, you have two communal bathrooms to share among a floor of people, but the bathrooms are well kept and it didn’t even phase us! Would definitely stay here again!” Agassy
“The room was cozy, and not too small as I had feared. The amenities are
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“If you want to be in the heart of town and enjoy being in a well-managed inn, this is the place.”David