The Historic Melrose Inn was built in 1889 and is situated among the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, in the small friendly town of Tryon, North Carolina. When you visit you will step into the past, with a modern twist. The new owner is Marilyn Doheny, a world famous Contemporary Quilt Artist, author, decorator, and gourmet chef! Marilyn fondly calls the Melrose Inn “The Grand Old Dame” and has been bringing her back to life! The inn has...
Marilyn’s Historic Melrose Inn has been transformed into a lovely, comfortable, friendly home away from home. Each of the extensively decorated “Theme” bedrooms has its own private bathroom with bath and shower. The beauty and abundance within each room will amaze you. Select a theme: Equestrian, Floral Abundance, Birds and Nature, Egyptian, Jungle, Angels Abound, Renaissance, or Whimsy. For a visual tour of the rooms, click here and see what all of...
Every guest is treated to a gourmet 3-course breakfast each morning of their stay. Lunch and dinner are also available. With a world class gourmet chef on board, we’re sure all your dining experiences will be exceptional. And with our Friends of the Chef private dining club, you have the opportunity to relish a monthly fine dining event, plus special holiday dining events. Every month you’re presented with a different, exciting 5-7 course...
Welcome to Comfort & Peace at the Melrose Inn!Marilyn Doheny, Owner & Innkeeper, Gourmet Chef, Master Quilter
The Historic Melrose Inn Bed and Breakfast was built in 1889 and is situated among the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, in the friendly town of Tryon, North Carolina. Located within about an hour’s drive of Asheville, Charlotte and Greenville (SC), Tryon offers small town hospitality within driving distance of the big cities.
Marilyn received a warm reception when she arrived: Letter to the editor
When you visit you will step into the past, with a modern twist. The new owner is Marilyn Doheny, a world famous Contemporary Quilt Artist, author, judge, publisher, decorator, and gourmet chef! Marilyn fondly calls the Melrose Inn “The Old Dame” and has been bringing her back to life! The inn has been extensively remodeled, renovated, and intimately decorated. Your stay here will be friendly, memorable, comfortable, and inspiring. We serve coffee, tea, or juice to your door every morning before breakfast! A hearty breakfast is served daily in the dining room and we invite you to dine on our large, social, breezy porch any time, for breakfast, lunch, cocktails, or dinner.
Marilyn Doheny furnished and decorated the inn with hundreds of art objects from her personal collections. It is filled with beautiful, intriguing, and unusual pieces everywhere you look.Learn More
Marilyn’s Melrose Inn B&B is located at 55 Melrose Ave in Tryon, NC. We are conveniently located within walking distance of downtown Tryon and a short driving distance to Saluda, NC and Landrum, SC.
For reservations or more information, please call us at 828-859-0234, or email us .