Discover the history of Hendersonville, North Carolina’s St John Hotel, an opulent, 150-room, palatial establishment that served many of the visitors that streamed into Hendersonville from the passenger railroad until the building burned down in 1915. This was one of 5 downtown hotels at the time, and was a favorite of many people, including George Vanderbilt, who stayed here often while his Biltmore Estate was being constructed.