Explore the River Arts District near our hotel in Asheville

From the splendor of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the eclectic vibe of downtown Asheville, you’re sure to find endless entertainment in the Land of the Sky near the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Asheville West, NC. Conveniently situated near I-26 and I-40, our hotel makes it easy to reach concerts at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville and the peaks of Chimney Rock State Park. No visit to the area is complete without a stop at Biltmore—a 250-room mansion boasting beautiful grounds and activities from horseback riding to wine tastings. End your evening in the heart of downtown Asheville, where you can brewery hop, explore the exhibits at the Asheville Art Museum, or dine at one of the many restaurants.

After a peaceful drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway, you can settle into the fireside seating in our lobby and grab a complimentary cookie with tea or coffee. Need to entertain the kids? Our seasonal outdoor pool offers plenty of fun. You can also keep up with your exercise routine in our fitness center and stay connected with free Wi-Fi and a free weekday newspaper. In the mornings, cut down on travel costs with our free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles.

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Unwind in a spacious room with a microwave and a fridge

You’ll find a comfortable retreat in our hotel rooms and suites, all of which feature a calming color palette and modern amenities like free Wi-Fi. If you’re planning a tubing excursion down the French Broad River, you can take advantage of the in-room fridge to chill your favorite drinks and snacks for your cooler. To accommodate your whole crew, consider upgrading to a one-bedroom suite with a king bed and a sleeper sofa.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
With free Wi-Fi, a microwave, and a mini fridge, this standard room is perfect for your Asheville getaway.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Here with the kids? This standard room offers plenty of sleeping space, plus a mini fridge and a microwave.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
If you need more space, consider booking this open-concept suite with a plush sleeper sofa and a 49-inch LCD TV.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
For extra space and privacy, book this suite with a bedroom and a separate living room with a sleeper sofa.

Premium Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Unwind in this suite with a bedroom, a separate living room, and a wet bar for preparing snacks or drinks.
Host up to eight guests in our on-site boardroom, ideal for team brainstorming sessions or small but important meetings with clients or colleagues. You can present engaging slideshows using the audiovisual equipment and keep your guests connected with free Wi-Fi. For refreshments or a meal, ask our friendly team for top local catering recommendations.


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A vibrant, quirky city, Asheville boasts the famous Biltmore as well as a walkable downtown with great vintage shopping, eclectic dining, and top-notch breweries. You can view an impressive array of works by local artists at the Asheville Art Museum or interact with the artists themselves at the River Arts District by the French Broad. Outdoor enthusiasts love the three national forests near the city, all of which offer plenty of hiking trails with stunning vistas and waterfalls. Don’t miss out on these local favorites:

Asheville Art Museum

4.88 mi / 7.86 km from the hotel
Located just off Asheville’s Pack Square Park, this museum showcases 20th-century and modern American art.

The North Carolina Arboretum

4.9 mi / 7.89 km from the hotel
The North Carolina Arboretum offers a tranquil escape with 65 acres of gardens, 10 miles of trails, and a famed bonsai collection.

River Arts District

4.01 mi / 6.46 km from the hotel
This former industrial area along the French Broad River houses the studios of local artisans creating everything from ceramics and textiles to jewelry and paintings. View artists at work, take a class, or shop for beautiful pieces.


5 mi / 8.04 km from the hotel
Built in 1895, this 8,000-acre estate is America’s largest home and boasts 250 exquisitely furnished rooms, including a grand banquet hall, an indoor garden, and a 10,000-volume library. Explore the gardens, grounds, and winery during your visit.

The Orange Peel

4.98 mi / 8.01 km from the hotel
Music lovers won't want to miss a visit to this intimate live music venue, known for the wide and eclectic range of artists who perform there.

Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville

4.95 mi / 7.96 km from the hotel
Attend a trade show, see musicians perform live, or laugh your way through some of the finest comedy routines around at Asheville’s largest event venue.
1914 Old Haywood Road, Asheville, North Carolina 28806, United States

Located just off I-40 and near I-26, the Country Inn & Suites in West Asheville gives you easy access to downtown Asheville, just 15 minutes away. You can also reach Biltmore in 15 minutes and Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in 20 minutes. Additionally, our proximity to the highway makes it easy to access North Carolina’s many hiking and recreational areas.