events At The Motel

An epic NC venue...


30 mins from Asheville

5 minutes from Historic Saluda, 8 minutes from Hendersonville, 30 minutes from Asheville.  Striking distance to Charlotte, NC and Greenville, SC.


Things To Do

Hike, kayak, ride, fish, zipline, tube… regardless of your passion, our “neighborhood” is a natural playground.


Lodging + Venue

With 24 rooms, we've got your on-site lodging needs covered! 

Accommodations for Any Occasion


Hosting your event at Early Blue Motel brings your guests up close and personal to the beauty and adventure that Western North Carolina has to offer. 

If you want to host an event near Asheville, Early Blue Motel keeps you close to the action, but away from the crowds. The lodge is a perfect spot to host:

  • Corporate retreats
  • Weddings
  • Family Reunions
  • Bachelor/ Bachelorette Parties 
  • Outdoor Adventures

Your group will be treated to a breathtaking mountain view with the convenience of comfortable lodging on site. We are also centrally-located for experiencing the best of Southern Appalachia including the famous Green River Gorge just minutes away. You can explore the quaint town of Saluda for breakfast, share a thrilling zipline experience, and explore the area’s renowned brewery, winery, and cidery scene. With 24 rooms onsite, we are equipped to accommodate many group sizes for all types of occasions! 

What to Expect for Your Event

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Convenient Location

Right off the exit, central to Charlotte, Asheville, and Greenville, and with a short, level walk for senior guests.


Comfortable Accommodations

Bring the family, coworkers or friends for a weekend of adventure, and relax each night in our clean, cozy and safe rooms. Unwind together on our picturesque back patio, complete with games, a firepit, and unbelievable mountain views.


Guest Accommodations and Photo Backdrop: Check!

Want to get married near Early Blue Motel? Wedding parties love the convenience of getting ready in our rooms. Plus, our gorgeous patio is a perfect backdrop for wedding photos and after your celebrations you can return to comfortable lodging for your whole party.


Outdoor Adventures Abound!

Make a memorable family reunion, group trip, or corporate retreat in the pristine Blue Ridge Mountains. Saluda is treasured for its water access with people coming far and wide to kayak and tube the Green River. Visitors can also enjoy fly fishing, hiking and waterfall viewing at the nearby Pearson’s Falls.

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