The Horton Hotel in downtown Boone, NC

Overview of The Horton

Built by H.W. Horton in the 1920s, our historical building honors the traditions of our small town while providing a unique boutique experience. The original Horton building was both a Studebaker dealership and a Spainhour’s Department Store.


In 2019, this vacant space was fully renovated and developed into The Horton Hotel and is a historic boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Boone, North Carolina. The hotel features 15 unique guest rooms, each with its own distinctive decor and modern amenities. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, featuring high-quality linens, plush bedding, and unique touches that reflect the hotel’s history and character.

In addition to the guest rooms, the Horton Hotel features a rooftop bar and lounge, offering stunning 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains and downtown area. The rooftop bar is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike, serving a wide selection of craft cocktails, beer, and wine as well as a selection of creative cocktails and artisanal wines.

Throughout the hotel, guests can enjoy a range of amenities and services, including complimentary Wi-Fi and on-site parking. The hotel also offers some event space making it an ideal destination for weddings and other special events.

Overall, the Horton Hotel is a unique and stylish destination in downtown Boone, offering a blend of historic charm and modern luxury. Whether you’re visiting the area for business or leisure, the Horton Hotel provides an unforgettable experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression. We aim to continue the Horton legacy as a great place to gather and enjoy friends, drinks, views, and the finer things.


Blog written by Connor Strickland, Redemptive Digital

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