Immerse yourself in the arts, history and field-to-table cuisine that is the Asheville spirit

The city's rich history led the way for historic landmarks and beautiful architecture, all surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The famous Asheville culture fills the streets of the vibrant arts-centric downtown, where you'll experience live music and public art displays, all passionately produced locally by members of the Asheville community.

If the culinary arts are more of your style, Asheville will not let you down. Wherever your taste buds take you, you're guaranteed to feast on cuisine handcrafted by Asheville's renowned Chefs, using the best fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Even better than the food is the cities extensive selection of micro and craft breweries. Whether you prefer a pale ale from New Belgium or a sour style from Wicked Weed, Asheville offers a brew fit for any mood and every palette.

You'll find it all, just steps away at the Hotel Indigo Asheville Downtown

Battery Park Book Exchange

Just one block from the hotel, the Battery Park Book Exchange pairs of two of earth’s finest pleasures, books and wine, side by side. Or should we say page by glass? Peruse thousands of books in dozens of categories while sipping a fine wine, sparkling wine, or Champagne. And just like the Hotel Indigo Asheville, pets are welcome! 

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Grove Arcade

Opened in 1929 as one of the nation’s leading public markets, the Grove Arcade remains one of downtown Asheville’s architectural gems. Take a step back in time as you enjoy the variety of shopping, dining and essentials found today in the historic building, as well as an Outdoor Artists Market. Enjoy the treasures, tastes and treats of the Grove Arcade.

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Harrah's Cherokee Center (formerly known as US Cellular Center)

Harrah's Cherokee Center (Formally known as US Cellular Center) is Asheville’s largest music and event venue, located in the heart of downtown and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Reflecting the creativity, uniqueness, and artistry for which Asheville in known, the Center is currently home to the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam, the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, the Asheville Symphony Orchestra, and the Southern Conference Basketball Tournament. Family-friendly, community-driven, and with an emphasis on entertainment excellence, Harrah's Cherokee Center is constantly adding exciting events to the calendar, annually boasting more than 200 days of events a year and drawing 200,000-plus people annually.

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Other Great Spots in Asheville


Experience the bold, satisfying flavors of Asheville cuisine at restaurants within walking distance of our downtown hotel. Enjoy farm-to-table French comfort food at Bouchon, or try an elevated take on classic American fare at Table Asheville. For seasonal, inventive Italian food paired with an exceptional wine selection, head to Modesto. Treat yourself to a dining adventure during your stay.


Find your perfect beer in Asheville NC. The extensive local brewing scene offers plenty of character and even more flavor, with spots like New Belgium Brewing Company, Burial Beer Co., and Highland Brewing Company all near our downtown hotel. Whether you're looking for tours, pet friendly spaces, or outdoor seating to enjoy the views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, there's a brewery here for you.


Explore Asheville with attractions near our hotel. The Asheville Emporium features the aSHEville Museum, with exhibits celebrating women and girls. The space also includes a gift shop featuring goods from local and global artisans. For a glimpse into Asheville history, visit the Thomas Wolfe Memorial. You can also explore the expansive Biltmore Estate, with a mansion, gardens, a winery, and more.