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Might be Rethinking your Wedding because of Coronavirus

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With the recent pandemic continuing to alter each section of our economy and forcing many people around the world to change their daily lives, many are also making new decisions about upcoming big events, including weddings. The Horton Hotel…

COVID-19 Travel Advisory

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We are making every effort possible to keep our guests informed during these unforeseen circumstances related to coronavirus (COVID-19). Our highest priority is the wellbeing of our guests, our community, and our staff. Our hotel, lobby lounge,…

COVID-19 Statement

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Dear Patrons, I wanted this message to be all about exploring the high country, the area I have grown to love and the places I believe are special, but it turns out I need to be patient and save those tidbits for another time. We are all…
st patricks day in boone

Saint Patrick’s Day in Downtown Boone, NC

Looking for something to do for Saint Patrick’s Day? Plan a green-themed getaway of course. People either love Saint Patrick’s Day, or they don’t seem to think twice about it at all. If you’re of the latter group, we’d like to encourage…
beer pairing

Craft beer and cheese pairing? Plus chocolate? Yes, please.

What’s not to love? We’ve got a delightful event coming up that we just know you’ll enjoy. We’re partnering with Lost Province, Cheney Brothers, and Boone Chocolat to bring you a one of a kind craft beer, cheese, and chocolate pairing…

Downtown Boone’s first boutique hotel turns one: cheers to the Horton’s first year.

Some days it feels like it happened just yesterday. Some days it feels like it happened decades ago. But in reality, a year ago today we were running around like crazy trying to get everything in order to open our doors for the very first time,…
valentine's day getaway

Your perfect Valentine’s Day getaway in Boone NC

Looking to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day getaway in Boone, NC? Look no further, because we’ve got you covered. Valentine’s Day is on a Friday this year, so that means the festivities are going on all weekend. There are plenty of things…
horton slumber party

Host your very own grown up slumber party… or come to the Horton slumber party instead!

It’s becoming a bit of a tradition here at the Horton Hotel & Rooftop Lounge to host our very own grown up slumber party. We did it last year and had an absolute blast. So many locals came out, and it really was a special and fun time.…
winter stay at the horton hotel

Here’s why you should plan a winter stay at the Horton Hotel in Boone, NC

The holidays might be over, but there are still plenty of reasons why you should visit Boone during the winter months. People either seem to love Boone winters or hate them...everyone seems to have an opinion on winter in the high country. Well,…

Best bubbles for New Year’s Eve & where to find the perfect party in Boone NC!

It’s New Year’s Eve, and I can’t believe it’s time to say goodbye to 2019. I can’t help but reflect on how far we’ve come. I remember the day when we first opened our doors in mid February. The sweet anticipation, excitement, and…