Hill House Bed and Breakfast
120 Hillside Street, Asheville, NC, USAhttp://www.hillhousebb.com828.232.0345 | 855.447.0002
Directions to Hill House
East I-40 and I-240 (Hickory)
From Most All of NC and Southeast/Central VATake I-240, To Asheville, when you arrive on the eastern edge of the city. Go 4.5 miles to Exit 5A, Merrimon Avenue. Turn right, and go to Hillside Street, the 3rd stoplight, about 0.5 miles. Turn left, by the small brick church. Hill House will be about 0.1 miles on your right. We share the driveway with Asia Bed & Spa B&B next door. Take the driveway's left fork, and park in the lot in the rear. Enter through the back door.
I-26 North and Broadway (Johnson City)
From the Northeast US & the I-81 CorridorIn North Asheville, Take Exit 25, and turn left onto Broadway. Go approximately 1 mile to Hillside Street, and turn left. (A Citgo station is on the right.) Hill House will be 0.3 miles on the left, just after the Mount Clare Avenue intersection. We share the driveway with Asia Bed & Spa B&B next door. Take the driveway's left fork, and park in the lot in the rear. Enter through the back door.
I-26 South & I-40 West (SC and Tenn)
From All Points South, West, and NWTake I-240, To Asheville, when you arrive on the southwestern edge of the city. Go 4.8 miles to Exit 5A, Merrimon Avenue. Turn right, and go to Hillside Street, the 4th stoplight, about 0.6 miles. Turn left, by the small brick church. Hill House will be about 0.1 miles on your right. We share the driveway with Asia Bed & Spa B&B next door. Take the driveway's left fork, and park in the lot in the rear. Enter through the back door.
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Blue Ridge Parkway
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