Self-Directed FAM for Meeting Planners*

Experience Asheville with Planner Perks

 

We know a personal visit is the best way to envision a future meeting in Asheville, and while our in-person 48-Hour Experience is on hold, we are offering meeting planners an escape to Asheville. Experience a beautiful spring mountain getaway while taking care of a bit of business -- on your own schedule! Twenty-one of our area hotel partners are participating by offering a SPECIAL MEETING PLANNER RATE for your getaway.

*Who is Eligible for Special Rates?

Meeting planners who have business that could be placed in Asheville in the near future OR key decision-makers who have significant input in selecting organizations' future meeting sites are eligible. This offer is exclusive to these decision-makers and is not transferable.

You may want to take this opportunity to plan a unique Asheville experience for yourself or with a friend, a romantic weekend, or some family fun. The choice is yours. However you choose to spend your free time, we know you'll get a glimpse of why Asheville is the premier southeast mountain destination for meetings. This offer is for a limited time so don’t delay, plan your trip now.

Choose Your Hotel and Dates, Contact Explore Asheville

Hotel partners are offering some amazing rates and packages for travel now through April 2021 including both weekday and weekend stays. To see participating hotels, rates and dates available, click the month below. Please note terms of the hotel offers are subject to change. Rates are applicable only to individual stays.

To start the booking process, contact Explore Asheville as these special rates can only be activated by an Explore Asheville sales manager. Select the staff member below that handles the state in which you or your organization is based. Our team will coordinate the booking and answer any questions you may have.

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AC Hotel Asheville Downtown | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $109 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Welcome Amenity | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): Self Parking should you use it: $15.00 per car per night | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: No blackout dates but the rate is based upon availability. | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $159 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Welcome Amenity | Additional fees that would be charged with the Fri. - Sat. rate (besides taxes): Self Parking available at $15.00 per car per night should you use it | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: Rate is based upon availability.

Aloft Asheville Downtown | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $109 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Welcome Amenity | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): Self parking at $10.00 per car per night | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: Rate is based upon availability | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $159 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Welcome amenity | Additional fees that would be charged with the Fri. - Sat. rate (besides taxes): Self Parking $10.00 per car per night if used | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Cambria Hotel Downtown Asheville | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $79 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Includes parking and breakfast for up to (2) daily | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: March 3 - 7 | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $99 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Includes parking and breakfast for up to (2) daily | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: March 5 - 6 and holiday weekends

Comfort Suites Outlet Center | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $59 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Asheville Outlets Coupon Book, Breakfast, & Late Check-out | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $75 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Asheville Outlets Coupon Book, Breakfast, & Late Check-out | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Country Inn and Suites by Radisson Asheville Downtown Tunnel Road | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $29 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast, parking, wi-fi | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Breakfast, parking | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Courtyard by Marriott Asheville - Biltmore Village | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $29 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast, parking, wi-fi, F&B credit of $20.00 | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Breakfast, parking, F&B credit of $20.00 | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Crowne Plaza Asheville | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $69 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: COMP parking, Wi-Fi, and breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $69 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: COMP parking, Wi-Fi, and breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville - Biltmore | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $45 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary served breakfast buffet | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time. | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $45 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Complimentary served breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None at this time.

Fairfield Inn and Suites Asheville - Tunnel Road | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $29 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast, parking, wi-fi | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Breakfast, parking | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $99 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast Voucher for date to leave. | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): Individuals if they drive in would be responsible for Valet charges | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time.

Haywood Park Hotel | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $99 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Valet Parking, Made to Order Breakfast, Room Service, Welcome Amenity | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: Holidays | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $119 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Valet Parking, Made to Order Breakfast, Room Service, Welcome Amenity | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: Holiday weekends

Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $55 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary breakfast by menu in our Fork Lore Restaurant | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time. | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $55 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Complimentary breakfast by menu in our Fork Lore Restaurant | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None at this time.

Holiday Inn Asheville - Biltmore West | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $65 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary Breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $79 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Complimentary Breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Asheville Downtown | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $29 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast, parking, wi-fi | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Breakfast, parking | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Hyatt Place Asheville/Downtown | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary Overnight Parking; $50 Voucher for Montford Rooftop Bar (per room); Best Room Available Upgrade upon arrival. | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: March 1 - 7 | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $139 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Complimentary Overnight Parking; $50 Voucher to the Montford Rooftop Bar; Best Room Available Upgrade upon arrival. | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: March 5 - 6

Kimpton Hotel Arras | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $109 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Welcome Amenity upon arrival | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): Valet parking should you use it: $27.00 per car | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: Rate is based upon availability but at this time open with no blackout dates. | March Fri. - Sat. rate: $159 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Welcome Amenity upon arrival | Additional fees that would be charged with the Fri. - Sat. rate (besides taxes): Valet Parking should you use it: $27.00 per car per night | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: Rate based upon availability.

Renaissance Asheville Hotel | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $89 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary Self - Parking | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: March 2,3, and 4

The Foundry Hotel Asheville, Curio Collection by Hilton | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $99 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Comp valet parking, comp breakfast one day | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time.

The Inn on Biltmore Estate | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $129 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: complimentary self parking, complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, complimentary in-room bottled water, access to Antler Hill Village Shops and Restaurants | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): None (No Biltmore House admission included in rate) | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None

The Omni Grove Park Inn | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $219 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Waived resort fee. | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time.

Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate | March Sun. - Thurs. rate: $109 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: complimentary self parking, complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, access to Antler Hill Village Shops and Restaurants | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): None (No Biltmore House admission included in rate) | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None

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AC Hotel Asheville Downtown | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $109 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Welcome Amenity | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): Self Parking should you use it: $15.00 per car per night | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: No blackout dates but the rate is based upon availability. | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $159 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Welcome Amenity | Additional fees that would be charged with the Fri. - Sat. rate (besides taxes): Self Parking available at $15.00 per car per night should you use it | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: Rate is based upon availability.

Aloft Asheville Downtown | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $109 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Welcome Amenity | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): Self parking at $10.00 per car per night | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: Rate is based upon availability | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $159 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Welcome amenity | Additional fees that would be charged with the Fri. - Sat. rate (besides taxes): Self Parking $10.00 per car per night if used | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Cambria Hotel Downtown Asheville | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $89 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Includes parking and breakfast for up to (2) daily | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $109 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Includes parking and breakfast for up to (2) daily | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: Holiday weekends

Comfort Suites Outlet Center | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $59 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Asheville Outlets Coupon Book, Breakfast, & Late Check-out | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $85 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Asheville Outlets Coupon Book, Breakfast, & Late Check-out | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Country Inn and Suites by Radisson Asheville Downtown Tunnel Road | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $29 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast, parking, wi-fi | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Breakfast, parking | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Courtyard by Marriott Asheville - Biltmore Village | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $29 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast, parking, wi-fi, F&B credit of $20.00 | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Breakfast, parking, F&B credit of $20.00 | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Crowne Plaza Asheville | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $69 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: COMP parking, Wi-Fi, and breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $69 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: COMP parking, Wi-Fi, and breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville - Biltmore | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $45 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary served breakfast buffet | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time. | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $45 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Complimentary served breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None at this time.

Fairfield Inn and Suites Asheville - Tunnel Road | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $29 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast, parking, wi-fi | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Breakfast, parking | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $99 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast Voucher for date to leave. | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): Individuals if they drive in would be responsible for Valet charges | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time.

Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $55 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary breakfast by menu in our Fork Lore Restaurant | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time. | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $55 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Complimentary breakfast by menu in our Fork Lore Restaurant | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None at this time.

Holiday Inn Asheville - Biltmore West | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $65 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary Breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $79 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Complimentary Breakfast | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Asheville Downtown | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $29 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Breakfast, parking, wi-fi | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Breakfast, parking | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: None

Hyatt Place Asheville/Downtown | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $49 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary Overnight Parking; $50 Voucher for Montford Rooftop Bar (per room); Best Room Available Upgrade upon arrival. | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: April 10th weekend | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $159 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Complimentary Overnight Parking; $50 Voucher to the Montford Rooftop Bar; Best Room Available Upgrade upon arrival. | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: April 10th Weekend

Kimpton Hotel Arras | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $109 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Welcome Amenity upon arrival | Additional fees that would be charged with Sun. - Thurs. rate (besides taxes): Valet parking should you use it: $27.00 per car | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: Rate is based upon availability but at this time open with no blackout dates. | April Fri. - Sat. rate: $159 | Additional amenities included in Fri. - Sat. rate: Welcome Amenity upon arrival | Additional fees that would be charged with the Fri. - Sat. rate (besides taxes): Valet Parking should you use it: $27.00 per car per night | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Fri. - Sat. rate: Rate is based upon availability.

Renaissance Asheville Hotel | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $99 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Complimentary Self - Parking | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None

The Foundry Hotel Asheville, Curio Collection by Hilton | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $119 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Comp valet parking, comp breakfast one day | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time.

The Omni Grove Park Inn | April Sun. - Thurs. rate: $239 | Additional amenities included in Sun. - Thurs. rate: Waived resort fee. | Blackout dates or other restrictions for Sun. - Thurs. rate: None at this time.

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TINA PORTER
EMAIL | 828.258.6133

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CONNIE HOLLIDAY, CMP
EMAIL | 828.258.6121

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 KATHRYN DEWEY
EMAIL | 828.257.4966

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Plan Your Stay

Your Explore Asheville sales manager will be happy to make activity suggestions based on your personal interests or the interests of your meeting group. A team member would also be delighted to join you for a meal or arrange a hotel site visit(s); however, these are NOT required. To make arrangements, please contact us a few weeks before your arrival to ensure availability and the best timing for your schedule. All costs associated with a visit are the responsibility of the individual.


About Asheville

With spectacular scenery, a vibrant arts scene, creative culinary options and inspiring venues of all sizes, Asheville is a top choice for meeting planners and attendees alike. Touting four distinct seasons and a temperate climate, Asheville is a year-round destination for enjoying outdoor adventures and the surrounding natural beauty.

Asheville is also easy to get to, with its convenient location at two major interstates: I-26 and I-40. Just 15 minutes from downtown, the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) offers non-stop flights and easy connections through major U.S. hubs.

The Explore Asheville team has insider knowledge to simplify your planning experience. We want to understand your meeting objectives and your attendee demographics to help you design a unique and successful program. With our strategic partnership, we will connect you to Asheville businesses to create the amazing experiences you envision for your meeting attendees.