Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC

1 Approach RdAsheville, NC 28803
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Overview

Completed in 1895, George Vanderbilt’s 250-room chateau is as impressive today as it was more than a century ago. Biltmore House is truly a wonder of architecture and hospitality. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the house, as well as the 8,000 acre backyard of beautiful gardens and grounds surrounding it, designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. It is truly a magnificent site!

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Joan B.

Spring is the best time of year to explore Biltmore's beautiful gardens. In addition to the house and gardens, there is a lot to see and do on the estate so be sure to arrive early to make the most of your visit.

Savannah Rhame

Biltmore Candlelight Christmas Evenings are a must-do during the holidays. Experience the grandeur of a Vanderbilt Christmas at night, then return the next morning to explore the grounds during the day.

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Description

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Your admission includes self-guided tours of the breathtaking Biltmore House & Gardens as well as Antler Hill Village—featuring the Winery, The Biltmore Legacy, Village Green, and Farm.

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Plan your visit to George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre estate. Mr. Vanderbilt created Biltmore Estate as an escape from everyday life. Now, his descendants invite you to enjoy his legacy of hospitality. His 250-room chateau, completed in 1895, is as impressive today as it was more than a century ago. Biltmore House is truly a wonder of architecture and hospitality. As our guest, you're invited to enjoy a self-guided tour of the house, as well as the beautiful gardens and grounds surrounding it, designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

Play in our 8,000-acre backyard with an array of outdoor activities, indulge in one-of-a-kind shopping, and savor our restaurants' exceptional fare. Visit Biltmore in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC, and let our gracious hospitality inspire you.

Biltmore admission tickets are non-refundable once purchased; however, you may use them on a future visit. Rates vary depending upon the date selected.

Reservations for Biltmore House entry are required every day, year-round, for all guests. Reserving an entry time before arrival guarantees your Biltmore House visit, even on Biltmore's busiest days. Without a house reservation, entry into Biltmore House is not guaranteed. Times are based on availability. Please call the number printed on your E-Ticket to reserve your time.

Please Note: Reservations are required for Biltmore House only. You do not need one to visit Biltmore's gardens and grounds, Antler Hill Village & Winery, and estate restaurants and shops.

Tripster Customer Reviews

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William Mullins
Bristol, TN
1 Review
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"Making the best of a bad time for travel"
March 2020
Considering the Governor mandated closing dinning areas in the Food Service Industry . All areas had pick or delivery food service to customers . The staff was wonderful and very helpful . Although the Residence was closed due to the health concerns staff was extremely helpful and willing to suggest other tour locations on the property . We will be returning to complete the entire tour !!! Thanks again for everything !!! Robbie & Renee
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Tip: Plan for a full day of touring and activities .....

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Angela Prettelt
Evans, GA
1 Review
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"Great Trip!"
March 2020
We went to the Biltmore mainly to see the Downton Abbey exhibit as we had been to the Biltmore several times in the past. We went on the last weekend they were open because of the Coronaviurs. They were crowded but not overcrowded. Everything went smoothly and they were sanitizing everything for us. The house tour was great and we enjoyed listening to the audio as we went room to room. We also enjoyed the Downton Abbey exhibit although there was a long line at one of them. Overall it was a great day and we appreciated the care they took to keep us safe.
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Tip: Be sure and rent the audio!

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Frankie Diersing
Okeana, OH
1 Review
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"Truly Magnificent!"
March 2020
The Biltmore Estates was a fabulous experience! The winery, the grounds, the hotel were all aawwwwing. Such a beautiful, historical place. I highly recommend you visit! Any time of the year.
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Tip: Make your hotel tour appointment way in advance for a good time slot. Although, most time slots will work before 3:00 p.m.

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Irina Gedikyan
Atlanta, GA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Perfect"
March 2020
That was my thirth wisit to Ashville and Biltmore estate.Everything was so easy-book a room,buy tickets.The price was pretty good for this time of the year.It was very easy to get in,to find a parking space.The waiting time for the shuttle was very short and we had a good trip to the house.With perfect weather we had a wonderful time in the house and Gardens and the winery.We found pretty souvenirs for us and friends.And definitely we had an excellent stay in Biltmore.I will recommend to my friends for a destination with something beatiful to see
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Tip: Weare comfortable shoes and be happy with the friendly atmosphere

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Samantha Lewis
Brooklyn, NY
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"Amazing Day Spent at the Biltmore!"
February 2020
So happy we found the promotion for these tickets! Even if you don't get a promo, the price is still very much worth it for what you get included at the Biltmore. Booking through Tripster is super easy and made for an easy check-in at the Biltmore Estate.
With your ticket you get the free shuttle bus from the winery parking lot to the estate, complimentary wine tasting (which was phenomenal! All the wines were very, distinctly good), access to the petting zoo, ability to roam the grounds and see it's many gardens, as well as take the tour of the whole house!
Even though I had a great day at the Bitlmore, I would definitely do it again for the wine tasting.
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Tip: You can always call ahead and inquire about an entry time, but they cannot confirm your time until you are there presenting your ticket. Also, if you forget to print your ticket, no worries, they will have your information at Customer Services.

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Joann Wingfield
Jeffersonville, IN
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Bilttmore house"
February 2020
We had a fantastic time there! Luxury beyond belief! They do rip you off on food prices though. Awesome to find a discount on this site also.
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Tip: Pack snacks as food is very expensive and make sure to schedule appointment to view the house ahead of time.

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Connie Sweeney
Spring Hill, TN
1 Review
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"Tripster Discount for Downton Abbey Exhibit at the Biltmore"
February 2020
I was looking for a discount and found nothing on Groupon. I did find Tripster and they offered discount tickets so I bought our tickets. Very easy to maneuver through the purchase process. Just be sure to print your tickets before you go!
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Tip: Print your tickets. Keep up with them as you go to a different building for part of the exhibit and you do have to show your tickets to even enter Biltmore Estate.

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Holly Reed
Flowery Branch, GA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Beautiful!"
January 2020
Well worth the cost. Allow an entire day for walking around and bring a backpack with water and snacks!
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619sidw
Duluth, Georgia
"Two Day Visit to Biltmore Estate"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 17, 2020 NEW
it is truly an escape from every day life. A look into the life of the Vanderbilts and the home George Vanderbilt constructed along with property and businesses that make up the Estate. Plan on more than a day to explore all the sites that comprise the Biltmore Estates.
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ErikaJ46
Jasper, Georgia
"Full and Interesting Day"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 17, 2020 NEW
Seems like a very expensive ticket, but we spent the whole day exploring the mansion, garden, shops, vineyard, stables, woodlands. We had a wonderful time here!
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Mark S
Houston
"Downton Abbey Exhibit"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 15, 2020 NEW
The exhibit was very well done. It included costumes, sets, historical perspective, character summaries. Well worth the time.
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Poolie56
Saint Charles, Missouri
"Jaw-dropping"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 14, 2020 NEW
We toured the “summer cottage “ and were just awestruck with the home, furnishings, decorations and the ingenuity that went into designing and creating it. Absolutely worth the tour!
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vbsi
"Bitmore Visit"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 14, 2020 NEW
Great tour. Tour seemed to include a large portion of the residence. Garden tour also great. Shuttle service from remote parking to residence adequate.
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