Relaxed Luxury for Romance, Girlfriend Getaways, Families and Groups
Surround yourself with period antiques, European bedding and the indulgence of fine Italian linens. Many rooms and suites offer patios or terraces, with captivating views of Main Street and downtown Highlands.
Condé Nast’s Top Hotel Spa in North America
The North Carolina Mountains are said to have a healing power all their own. And the minute you enter The Spa at Old Edwards Inn you’ll feel that energy. Voted #1 Hotel Spa in North America by Condé Nast Traveler's readers in 2010.
Mountain Golf Lifestyle in the Tradition of Old Edwards
Old Edwards Club offers the finest in club lifestyle with a relaxed, family environment.  The Tom Jackson designed golf course is an architectural marvel that cascades along the Eastern Continental Divide in the mountains of Western North Carolina.
Sustainable Dining In The Western North Carolina Mountains
The restaurants at Old Edwards Inn and Spa offer the freshest and most innovative cuisine in the North Carolina Mountains. Special wine dinners throughout the season combine a wide variety of wines with the award-winning cuisine of Chef Johannes Klapdohr.
Shopping At Old Edwards Inn
The best shopping in Highlands can be found at Old Edwards Inn and Spa. You’ll find unique home décor, antiques and accessories, ladies designer wear, meaningful gifts for the mind, body and spirit and more.
Experience
Activities abound at Old Edwards Inn and Spa. The award-winning Spa with Serenity Solarium and Fireside Lounge beckons for some quite me time, while our three heated pools and Kelsey Game Room make family time enjoyable.
Destination Weddings, Corporate Retreats and Meetings

Old Edwards features a wide variety of accommodations and gathering spaces to accommodate productive corporate meeting, stunning destination wedding, memorable family reunions and other group gatherings.

Highlands, North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Situated at 4118 feet, Highlands, North Carolina sits as the crowning jewel on the southern plateau of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  On the National Register of Historic Places, the Old Edwards Inn and Spa provides unparalleled luxury and leisure to visitors of the Highlands area.

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OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA ANNOUNCES ITS ENTRY INTO THE VIRTUOSO® TRAVEL NETWORK, AN INVITATION-ONLY ORGANIZATION COMPRISED OF THE WORLD’S ELITE TRAVEL SPECIALISTS

PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Contact: Amanda Sullivan, 828-787-2605
 
OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA ANNOUNCES ITS ENTRY INTO THE VIRTUOSO® TRAVEL NETWORK,
AN INVITATION-ONLY ORGANIZATION COMPRISED OF THE WORLD’S ELITE TRAVEL SPECIALISTS
                    
(Highlands, N.C.) Old Edwards Inn and Spa, located on the southwestern plateau of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, has been accepted into the exclusive Virtuoso family of resorts as of January 2011. This comes on the heels of being voted by Condé Nast Traveler readers as the Top Hotel Spa in North America for 2010. The Four-Star European Style resort, which cascades along several downtown acres in the cultural village of Highlands, NC, completed over $60 million in renovations in 2010, making it a world-class spa, golf, dining, wedding and adventure destination.
 
Virtuoso is the industry’s leading luxury travel network, an invitation-only organization comprising the world’s most elite travel agencies and premier destinations. 
 
Old Edwards President Richard Delany says, “We are fortunate to be stewards of this hidden gem that consistently delivers the highest caliber experience. Our guests always seem amazed to discover this world-class, European-style golf and spa resort amid the natural splendor of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains—and to experience all the culture and recreation that come with that.”
 
About Old Edwards Inn and Spa (www.oldedwardsinn.com)
 
  • Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 Hotel Spa in North America for 2010 with the First Ever Perfect Score in the 20-Year History of the Reader’s Survey
  • 2011 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice for Most Romantic Inn and Best Relaxation Spa
  • Forbes Four-Star Rated for both the Resort and The Spa
 
Old Edwards Inn and Spa cascades along several blocks in Highlands—a cultural NC mountain village that offers award-winning culinary events, galleries and some of the nation’s top golf resorts. The European style resort features a spectacular outdoor heated mineral pool, world class spa, award-winning dining, and private golf at Old Edwards Club.  Many rooms, cottages and suites offer private patios or terraces with captivating rooftop views of Main Street and downtown Highlands.  All of the luxury accommodations include champagne arrival, twice-daily housekeeping, 24-hour business centers, 24-hour Butler’s pantries with Dove Bars, fresh fruit and soft beverages, European bedding, fine Italian linens, plush robes & slippers, rainfall showers, heated-tile bathroom floors, in-room safes and Wi-Fi, state-of-the art fitness center with wellness classes that include guided hikes into the scenic surrounding mountains known as “waterfall country.”
Tuesday, January 25, 2011

445 Main St. Highlands, NC 28741