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The RCTDA continues to closely monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as it relates to our Nation, North Carolina and Rutherford County.Our top priority is always the safety, health, and wellbeing of our community, its residents, and visitors.  We understand that these times are confusing and can be difficult for many.  We encourage you to continue supporting each other and our community's small businesses and ask that you reference individual websites and social media platforms for updates on local businesses and events. At this time and until further notice, our two Welcome Centers are closed and the Tourism Development Authority office is seeing guests by appointment only.  Please call 828.287.6013 or email Taylor at Taylor.Hardin@rutherfordcountync.gov if you have any questions or to make an appointment. Click here to view our dedicated page & to stay informed throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

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The Firehouse Inn

134 N. Washington St., Rutherfordton, NC 28139

The Firehouse Inn is located in Historic Downtown Rutherfordton in the renovated 1925 City Hall and Fire station. Elegant European decor and southern hospitality combine to create a quaint retreat. Each of six rooms is decorated in its own unique style with a private bath, Italian sheets, and Turkish towels. Three rooms have fireplaces. Breakfast is included with your stay. We are pet and children friendly. The Firehouse Inn is located in the foothills of western North Carolina, one block from historic downtown Rutherfordton. Just a short drive to Lake Lure and Chimney Rock. Within easy driving distance of Asheville, you will find an endless array of things to see and do. The Firehouse Inn has been completely renovated and restored. The level of service, ambiance, and bounteous breakfasts make it a perfect destination. Wireless Internet is available throughout the Inn, cable television in each room.