The Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort
Located in Asheville, North Carolina and only one mile from the stylish and eclectic downtown area, the Asheville Crowne Plaza features accommodations that offer more than just a good night’s sleep. Inside this hotel, you will find towering stone walls and a grand stone fireplace with a newly renovated lobby perfect for relaxing with a good book or before your night out on the town. Impeccable service and decor with spacious guest room accommodations offer you a chance to enjoy a quiet morning with your newspaper and cup of coffee on your private balcony or patio, offered in all our guest rooms. The Resort offers 34,000 square feet of conference space and is perfect for small intimate groups of 10 up to 1800 people for a large convention. Unique onsite amenities are available such as "Asheville Alpine Canopy Adventures", "Asheville Treetops Adventure Park", 9-hole golf coarse, 20 indoor and outdoor tennis courts (site of many state, regional, and national tournaments), walking trails, 2 outdoor and one indoor saline pool, and a new bike trail (coming soon in the Fall 0f 2013).
The Asheville Racquet Club – Downtown
The Asheville Racquet Club Downtown is located on the resort’s property. Tennis, fitness, a 9-hole golf course and swimming are a few of the recreation outlets offered at the resort’s club. Twenty indoor and outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool with a covered pavilion, an indoor saltwater lap pool, walking trails, a Pro Shop, an 8,500 square foot fitness room, spinning room, an aerobics room and childcare facility are available. Courtside Cafe serves light snacks, sandwiches, salads, smoothies and drinks. Adelaide Spa and Salon provides enhanced health and vitality through wellness spa services, including facials, medical facial treatments, massage, body slimming services, nails, and body treatments. Enjoy spa amenities like relaxation lounges, spa menu items, steam, hot tubs and pools before, during, and after your visit to Adelaide Spa and Salon.
Asheville, NC has been recognized by many top magazines and newspapers as one of the “Top Ten Vacation Spots”, “Top Ten Places to Retire” and “Top Ten Places to Live”. Asheville’s popularity has grown over the years beginning in the late 1800’s when George Vanderbilt purchased over 250,000 acres in Asheville to build his summer home, Biltmore. Today, Biltmore is one of the Southeast’s top tourist destinations and has over one million visitors annually. Presidents, dignitaries and celebrities have continued visiting over the years to take in Asheville’s unique downtown architecture, much of which was inspired by the art deco movement. It thrives today with unique shops, art galleries and over 90 independent restaurants in the immediate downtown area. Other attractions in and around Asheville include The Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville Grayline Trolley Tours, Chimney Rock Park, Lake Lure, White Water Rafting, NC Arboretum, Folk Art Center, Grove Arcade, Flat Rock Playhouse and Pisgah National Forest with abundant hiking and biking trails.