Due to pending sale of the property (NOT as an Inn), The Wilcox on Melrose is no longer accepting reservations.  Please consider nearby GreenLife Inn at Mimosa or Pine Crest Inn for your accommodations in Tryon.

Bed and Breakfast in Tryon, North Carolina

"Ridiculously accommodating bed and breakfast in Tryon NC"

... is how one guest described the service at The Wilcox on Melrose. We are centrally located in Historic Tryon in one of the oldest homes in Tryon, North Carolina. The Wilcox on Melrose strives to ensure guests to Tryon have a comfortable home away from home experience during their visit.

Nestled beneath the blue ridge mountains, this is the perfect inn for you. Skip the hotels near tryon equestrian center and indulge in the large front porch patio and small town hospitality.

Come stay with us and check out an equestrian show, Tryon Fine Arts Center performances, have a family gathering, or just escaping to Tryon for the many area attractions. The Wilcox on Melrose welcomes visitors to our town with warm greetings and comfortable rooms.

As a guest you will receive unique insight into the history and culture of Tryon. While here you'll have locals drop by and lounge on the porch or in the 'tavern'.

Local artists also sometimes use the tavern as a studio, and the innkeeper has extensively researched the town's history. So if you have any questions on the history be sure to ask.

Directly across the street from the Tryon Fine Arts Center and Lanier Library, The Wilcox on Melrose is centrally located. It's a short walk from just about anything in the town and a relaxing escape in the center of our small historic town.

Conveniently located 19 minutes from the Tryon International Equestrian Center and only 10 minutes from the Foothills Equestrian Nature Center (FENCE), this is a great location to stay at.

Visit our book now page to see all the available rooms. You can choose from two individual rooms, one on the main floor and one upstairs. If you have a large group coming, consider booking the entire second floor. You’ll have lots of privacy and amazing views from the second story of the house, as well as two bathrooms and a reading nook.

Have more questions before booking your stay? Contact us! Want to see what others say? Check out our reviews page.

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Sanitation Procedures/Covid-19

The Wilcox on Melrose is sensitive to not only COVID-19, but to sanitation issues in general, such as the potential spread of bedbugs and viruses.  All pillow and mattress protectors are changed, all key touchpoints in the rooms are sanitized, and showers are steamed cleaned between guests.  

Each room has sanitizer and KN-95 masks available for guest use.

***** UPDATE SEPT 12, 2021 - Due to the surge of the Delta Variant, all reservations from this point on require guest certification of vaccination of all parties visiting The Wilcox on Melrose.  Please help us respect the safety and well-being of our guests *****

Your hosts are fully vaccinated.  At this point we do not require masks or vaccinations on the part of our guests, but we will continue to monitor the situation.  

As with all other aspects of your stay, The Wilcox on Melrose is ridiculously accommodating in our guests pandemic concerns!