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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January 2013
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January 9, 2013 Old Edwards Inn and Spa adds another Historic Building with the Purchase of Hutchinson House, Built in 1878 by Highlands’ Founder Old Edwards Inn and Spa in Highlands, NC, has purchased the historic Hutchinson House located in downtown Highlands, NC.  Built in 1878 by C.C. Hutchinson—one of Highlands’ founders—the four-bedroom Hutchinson House was the second residence built in the mountain town. The graceful farmhouse was completely refurbished in 2002 to preserve the historical integrity while incorporating modern conveniences like an upscale kitchen, larger bedrooms and additional bathrooms. Old Edwards completed the purchase of the property in December 2012.
 
January 2013
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January 3, 2013 Old Edwards Presents a Monticello Vineyards Wine Dinner for 2013  Old Edwards Inn and Spa is planning a Monticello Wine Dinner Saturday, February 2, 2013 as part of Highlands Winter Romance Weekend. The Farm at Old Edwards will set the perfect backdrop for a fun and festive wine dinner. 
 
January 2013
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January 1, 2013 Chef Todd Owen Chosen to Compete in National Chocolate Masters Competition Chef Todd Owen Chosen to Compete in National Chocolate Masters Competition
 
(Highlands, NC) Old Edwards Inn and Spa’s Executive Pastry Chef Todd Owen has been selected  to compete in the 2013 National Chocolate Masters Competition. Five finalists were chosen from applicants across the United States to be flown to Chicago for the competition, which will be held January 11 and 12 at the Barry Callebaut Chocolate Academy.
 
January 1, 2013 Old Edwards Presents a Monticello Vineyards Wine Dinner for 2013 Old Edwards Inn and Spa is planning a Monticello Wine Dinner Saturday, February 2, 2013 as part of Highlands Winter Romance Weekend. The Farm at Old Edwards will set the perfect backdrop for a fun and festive wine dinner. 
 
September 2012
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September 26, 2012 Chef Todd Owen Chosen to Compete in National Chocolate Masters Competition PRESS RELEASE
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Chef Todd Owen Chosen to Compete in National Chocolate Masters Competition
                           
August 2012
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August 27, 2012 OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA HOSTS A FARM HARVEST CELEBRATION AND BARN DANCE PRESS RELEASE
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OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA HOSTS A FARM HARVEST CELEBRATION AND BARN DANCE
for Highlands 6th annual Culinary Weekend
with Farm-to-Table Chef Johannes Klapdohr and Local Providers
 
August 2012
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August 7, 2012 Safe at Second! Kickball Tournament Held August 4 PRESS RELEASE
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Safe at Second! Kickball Tournament Held August 4
 
(Highlands, N.C) Local business sponsored and participated in a Safe At Second! Kickball tournament to raise additional funds for the upcoming Relay for Life walk on Friday, August 17.  Six teams competed in the event, which was held at the Highlands ball field on August 4. 
 
Participating teams were:
 
August 2012
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August 2, 2012 OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA ANNOUNCES “LIFE IN BALANCE” MINI RETREATS OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA ANNOUNCES “LIFE IN BALANCE” MINI RETREATS
Atlanta-Based Ayurvedic Instructor Anna Russ Joins Spa Director Kyra Russell to Present the Sunday Afternoon Events from August 26-October 21, 2012
July 2012
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July 17, 2012 Old Edwards Inn and Spa a Top 50 Resort by Travel and Leisure Magazine PRESS RELEASE
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Old Edwards Inn and Spa a Top 50 Resort by Travel and Leisure Magazine
(Highlands, N.C.) The Old Edwards Inn and Spa was named the #27 Top Resort in America by Travel and Leisure in the August 2012 issue. Travel and Leisure’s World's Best Awards, an annual reader survey rating destinations and travel providers, have been announced every August since 1995.
 
July 2012
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July 9, 2012 Old Edwards Inn and Spa a Top Ten Hotel for Romance by Travel and Leisure Magazine
 
PRESS RELEASE
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Contact: Amanda Sullivan, 828-200-0650
Old Edwards Inn and Spa a Top Ten Hotel for Romance by Travel and Leisure Magazine

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