On the National Register of Historic Places- Old Edwards Inn and Spa has emerged from a 3 year extensive renovation as the premier luxury destination spa resort in the North Carolina mountains. Old Edwards Inn and Spa is located in the smoky mountains in the charming mountain town of Highlands- North Carolina. Come escape to a haven with the finest contemporary luxury with a world-class European spa and the regions finest dining in Madison*s Restaurant and Wine Garden. More than a place to stay- each of the 59 individually appointed guestrooms- suites and cottages present a sumptuous retreat with European bedding and linens. At the Inn- soothing colors and traditional fabrics compliment rich wood paneling- handsome antiques and comfortable furnishings. The Lodge offers a more casual yet elegant alternative to the Inn and Spa with accommodations in a lovely cottage setting. Baths feature plush robes and rainfall showers with the finest amenities. Plasma TV*s- dual-line phones- wireless Internet- CD player- in-room movies and in-room safes complete each guestroom experience.North Carolina*s most stirring destinations- this historic Highlands luxury hotel rests at the convergence of four winding country roads in the shadow of the Great Smoky Mountains. Surrounded by whispering seas of evergreens and rhododendrons- this renowned Highlands luxury lodge exemplifies the tranquility of the finest European spas- offering a rich- majestic environment steeped in sylvan elegance. Enjoy a deep- penetrating massage or purifying body treatment. Savor a glass of Zinfandel in our gourmet restaurant- or set out to explore the streets of Highlands- a charming mountain town- surrounded by breathtaking mountain vistas- mesmerizing waterfalls- and wooded forest.