Get a Taste of True Asheville at the 2019 Mardis Gras Parade and Queen’s Ball on March 3, 2019

Like everything, Asheville puts it’s own eccentric twist to the tradition of Mardis Gras. Ashevillians love! love! love! costumes and creative outbursts of pure joy, so Asheville and Mardis Gras is a perfect fit. Do not expect the bawdiness of … Continue reading

Romantic Winter Retreat in Asheville

It is totally not a cliché to say that every day is Valentine’s Day at A Bed of Roses! Our romantic inn is the luxurious backdrop to countless engagements, honeymoons, anniversaries, baby-moons and even small intimate weddings and elopements. The … Continue reading

Holiday Brunch with Blueberry Strata

Entertaining house guests over the holidays just got a lot easier! This sumptuous Blueberry Strata can be made the day before then baked the next morning, giving you more time with your guests. Bursting with fresh blueberries and topped with … Continue reading

Celebrating Christmas in Grand Style at the Biltmore Estate

Imagine traveling by private rail car 700 miles at the end of December in 1895 to a remote mountain retreat in North Carolina and arriving in a Pullman Car right to the terrace of the largest home in America, gently … Continue reading

Summer Grilling Season Has Arrived! Tips from an Innkeeper on Keeping it Healthy by Pairing Grilled Chicken with Delicious Fruits and Salads.

Innkeepers are surrounded by temptation daily. Freshly baked cookies every day make it hard to keep in shape and sumptuous breakfasts that you made way too much of add to the problem. At the end of a busy day after … Continue reading

Exciting Chihuly Glass Exhibit Comes to Asheville May 17th 2018.

A truly historic exhibit is coming to the already historic Biltmore Estate this Spring! From May 17th until October 7th 2018 the amazing glass works of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly will be showcased in The Biltmore’s beloved Frederick Law Olmstead-designed … Continue reading

Enjoy A Taste of Spring with our Farm Fresh Asparagus Tart

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses Bed & Breakfast, Asparagus Goat Cheese Tart with Tarragon Asheville’s local tailgate Markets open soon! There is nothing that tastes more like Spring to me than fresh green local asparagus from … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes of “Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie” at the Biltmore Estate

It’s always a treat to see period costumes displayed in the grand rooms of the historic Biltmore Estate, but this exhibit is much more that gorgeous costumes in a gorgeous setting. The connections between The Titanic and the Vanderbilts as … Continue reading