We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Highlands
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
4-1\/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

267 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 267: English reviews
Gainesville, GA, United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was our 5th or 6th visit to this lovely B&B, and it lived up to all of our expectations from all of our previous stays. The property itself is so quiet and relaxing, and the amount of interaction with the owners and other guests is just right. It is our "go to" choice when we visit Highlands, and we... More 

Helpful?
Thank David N. W
Jupiter, Florida
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Had a room on the first floor,had two beds. No complaints. Was concerned about no ac, but it was cool enough that it wasn't needed.The happy hour was great along with the breakfast. cookies are made fresh each day. Also the housekeeping was great as well. You won't be disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank Cindy M
Georgia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times. Wonderful and relaxing stay as always. Rick and Helene are wonderful hosts. Enjoyed the breakfast and happy hour and peace and serenity of the grounds. Very convenient,walking distance to town. Definitely recommend!!

Helpful?
Thank GAtravellers
Leawood, Kansas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Staying at the 4 1/2 Street Inn greatly added to my wonderful experience in Highlands. Helene and Rick go out of their way to make one comfortable. The breakfasts are excellent and the comfort of the home is all anyone could wish for. I was in town by myself, working on an article and looking at homes there as well.Within... More 

Helpful?
Thank Linda W
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Level Contributor
31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Helene and Ricky work extremely hard to make sure your stay in their home is comfortable and enjoyable. My wife and I spent two nights here while celebrating our 33 wedding anniversary in Highlands. The house is located in a very pristine mountain atmosphere. Ricky does a tremendous job taking care of all the large trees and other landscaping and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Steve S
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

First time for us at this Bed & Breakfast but most everyone else we met the there had been there multiple times. That was obviously a good omen for us. Helene and Rick are gracious and charming hosts. The inn is beautifully and comfortably maintained. Lovely porches and grounds provide opportunities for solitude and relaxation. The 5:30 cocktail hour is... More 

Helpful?
Thank LWBell
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The 4 1/2 Street Inn defines the word charming. The Inn is a large country home sitting atop a hill just a few blocks from Main Street with a wrap around porch, deck for breakfast and happy hour and lush gardens with hammocks. The rooms are individually decorated and each has their own charm (there's that word again.) We celebrated... More 

Helpful?
Thank Judyloves2travel
Level Contributor
130 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Sue and I stayed there two nights. If we return to Highlands we will stay here. The breakfast is very good. Wine from 5:30 to 7 p.m. was enjoyable. It has antiques and is run by a couple that have been doing it for 20 years. Do call well in advance because it is hard to get a room.

Helpful?
Thank Voyles
Destin, Florida
Level Contributor
67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Nice B+B. Helene and Ricky were very hospitable, pleasant and gracious. Short drive to Main Street. There dinner recommendations were spot on. See other reviews of Wolfgangs, Meriage and Wild Tyme. Property needs some updating but generally nice. Ricky is in a community play in Sept. Hope someone goes to see and updates on their site.

Helpful?
Thank Sunburned31
Marco Island, Florida
Level Contributor
110 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I can only reiterate what others have said and add that the 4 1/2 Street Inn takes you to a peaceful place back in time where you will feel that you should disconnect from your devices and connect to nature. It is a real respite complete with the gracious hospitality of Helene and Rick providing a delightful array of food... More 

Helpful?
Thank beachwalkerfun
Fourinn, Owner at 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Your review was so beautifully written, and describes all that I love about our property and gardens. I find the cool breezes and songs of cicidas at night magical and cannot imagined being lulled to sleep in any other way. Thank you so much for the kind words and taking the time to write this review. Take care, Helene More 

73 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (72)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (28)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (14)
Viewed
Other (24)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Highlands hotels
0.7 km away
The Park On Main Hotel
The Park On Main Hotel
#2 of 7 in Highlands
172 reviews
0.6 km away
Highlands Inn
Highlands Inn
#6 of 7 in Highlands
167 reviews
2.6 km away
Skyline Lodge and Restaurant
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.1 km away
Mitchell's Lodge & Cottages
0.8 km away
Old Edwards Inn and Spa
Old Edwards Inn and Spa
#1 of 7 in Highlands
1,076 reviews
13.7 km away
Fire Mountain Inn
Fire Mountain Inn
#1 of 8 in Highlands
434 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 55 4 1/2 St, Highlands, NC 28741-8499
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Highlands
Price Range: $157 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Greensboro, North Carolina
ponte vedra beach, fl
3 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from 4-1/2 Street Inn Bed and Breakfast staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We like # 2 - has an entrance from the first floor hall, and a door leading out to the covered porch.”
 of 5 bubbles davidnw2014, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles cindymQ9526EM, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are about the same. Many great choices.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveS757, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Note no air conditioning.”
 of 5 bubbles Sunburned31, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The room on the first floor that opens onto the porch allows direct access to the porch”
 of 5 bubbles johnsX6584AI, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5