The Inn at Blackberry Farm: A World Class Smoky Mountain Luxury Resort Blackberry Farm

Accolades

Attention to every detail, impeccable service and outstanding cuisine have helped Blackberry Farm earn its pedigree as one of the most celebrated small luxury resorts in the world. While we are honored to receive such recognition from the world's leading authorities on travel and leisure destinations, we take even greater pride in our number-one ranking by our guests in many readers' choice awards.

Relais & Chateaux Member

since 1994

Relais & Chateaux Grand Chef

since 2005

Wine Spectator Grand Award

since 2006

2013

  • Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report

    2013 Reader's Choice
    #2 Hideaway in the United States
    #2 Food & Wine Resort
    #11 Spa Resort
  • Bon Appetit

    #1 Hotel for Food Lovers in America
  • James Beard Awards Foundation

    Executive Chef of the Barn Joseph Lenn - Best Chef Southeast

2012

  • Condé Nast Traveler

    Best in World Awards for Southern Hotels
  • Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report

    #1 Food & Wine Resort in the World
    #2 Hideaway in America
  • Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards

    #1 in Service in the U.S.

  • James Beard Foundation

    Nominated Best Chef Southeast
    Nominated Outstanding Wine Program
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List

    Platinum Member
  • Travel+Leisure 500 Best Hotels and Resorts

    Ranked in the Top 25

2011

  • Travel+Leisure World's Best

    #1 Resort in the Continental U.S. and Canada
  • Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report

    Reader's Choice #2 U.S. Hideaways
  • Fodor's

    Ranked a Luxurious Retreat

2010

  • Andrew Harper Hideaway’s Report

    Reader’s Choice #2 U.S. Hideaways
  • The Food Network

    America’s Best: Top 10 Destinations with Alton Brown

2009

  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List

  • Travel+Leisure 500 Best Hotels and Resorts

    Listed as a “T+L 500” Destination
  • Andrew Harper Hideaway Report

    #3 Hideaway in the United States
    #3 Food and Wine Resort in the Country

2008

  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List

    Food Selection (Guest Comment)
  • Andrew Harper Hideaway Report

    #1 Resort in the United States

2007

  • Zagat Travel Guide

    #2 Small Hotel in the U.S.
    #4 Hotel for Service in the U.S.
    #5 Hotel for Dining in the U.S.

2006

  • Wine Spectator Grand Award

  • Southern Living Readers' Choice Awards

    America’s #1 Country Inn
  • Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards

    #1 in Service in the World
    #2 in Cuisine in the World
    #2 Overall in the U.S.

  • Zagat Travel Guide

    #2 Small Hotel in the U.S.
    #4 Hotel for Service in the U.S.
    #5 Hotel for Dining in the U.S.

2005

  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List

    #1 in Service in the U.S. (Perfect 100 Service Score)
  • Zagat Travel Guide

    #2 Small Hotel in the U.S.
    #4 Hotel for Service in the U.S.
    #5 Hotel for Dining in the U.S.
  • Andrew Harper Hideaway Report

    Grand Award Winner
    #1 Hideaway in the United States
    #5 United States Resort Hotel

2004

  • Travel+Leisure World's Best

    #4 Hotel in U.S. and Canada
  • Departures Magazine Readers' Favorites Survey

    #7 Country Hotel in the U.S. and Canada
  • Zagat Travel Guide

    #1 Small Hotel in the U.S.
    #1 Hotel for Service in the U.S.
    #2 Hotel for Dining in the U.S.

  • Orvis-Endorsed

    Lodge of the Year

2003

  • Zagat Travel Guide

    #1 Small Hotel in the U.S.
    #1 Hotel for Service in the U.S.
    #2 Hotel for Dining in the U.S.
  • Orvis-Endorsed

    Lodge of the Year

2002

  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

    #1 in Service in the U.S.
    #3 in Service in the World
    #4 Small Hotel in the U.S.
    #3 in Guest Rooms in the U.S.

  • “Blackberry is not only the first lodge east of the Mississippi to win this award, but the only lodge ever to win it twice.”

    Orvis 2003 & 2004

  • “Meals are paired with the perfect boutique wines. I know why it wins so many culinary awards.”

    Guest Comment, Conde Nast Traveler 2008

  • “One of the Best Hotels in North America”

    Travel & Leisure 2000 Reader's Choice Award

  • “One of the Top-5 Country Inns in North America”

    Gourmet Magazine May 2000

  • “God made this place perfect, and you, the whole staff at Blackberry Farm, improved upon it!”

    Blackberry Farm Guest

  • “this...Eden in the Tennessee foothills could not have been more luxurious.”

    Gourmet Magazine

  • “Blackberry Farm sits on a hillside commanding one of the most spectacular views you're ever going to find.”

    USA Today

  • “An elegant haven braced by legendary hospitality, the inn lives up to its reputation as a Ritz-Carlton in the woods.”

    Country Inns Magazine

  • “From the moment we arrived at the Inn at Blackberry Farm, I felt as though I was visiting a friend's stylish but relaxed country home.”

    Food and Wine Magazine

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