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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Mile 51.2, Skyline Dr, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22849
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I now have stayed two times at Big Meadows Lodge and each visit has been an adventure. A calm and pleasing feeling of being in a resort with the beauty of nature and wildlife just outside your cabin door. I recently shared this experience with my 13 year granddaughter and we both agreed that we would be content to live... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a wonderful experience in the wild. Camping in a cabin is the deal. No phone, internet, or TV. But nature as close as the end of your arm. That combined with the very loud silence made this an amazing weekend. The accommodations were rustic but more than adequate. My wife and I snuggled and slept till late morning.... More

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Joliet, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere, but when it's time to sleep, I could hear absolutely every little noise from the room above me. Every conversation, every cough, you name it. The location is excellent as a midway point for Skyline Drive; I'd say its location is its strongest asset. Rustic is nice, but the beds don't need to be ancient and creaky. Overall,... More

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Washington Township, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here twice in July, once at the beginning of a road trip, once at the end, Stayed in a cabin the first time around. Rustic doesn't begin to describe things. However, the bathroom was clean and the room was neat and tidy, although it did have a strong fireplace odor. Cabin is DARK as it is shrouded by trees... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently spent one night at the Big Meadows Lodge in the Shenandoah National Park. The lodge is nicely sized, rustic, and beautifully situated. It is, however, definitely in need of an extensive overhaul. The potential is unlimited, but sadly, not realized. My wife lamented how amazing the lodge might be with sufficient upgrades like an extended... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff were very friendly. We traveled mid-week in July 2014. Fellow travelers were also very friendly. There is a wonderful main lodge room where travelers relaxed at night and on rainy days. The accommodations are no frills--very basic but clean and fine. The food selection at the taproom and wayside are very limited, and the prices are not cheap, but... More

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Pine Grove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have a family of five and stayed in a one bedroom suite with a pull-out sofa. The suite was very clean and cozy. My only dissatisfaction was with the beds. They were very hard and uncomfortable. The lodge is beautiful and relaxing. The food at the restaurant was delicious, but the portions were huge! Our daughters shared meals and... More

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West Long Branch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rooms in the Big Meadows lodge bring you back to why you are there in the first place- you shouldn't be in your room for more than sleeping! Our room was very small with a double bed, tub-but no shower, and a tiny window. We came in too late for the dinner serving, but were able to get a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took our grandson for our annual trip to the Shenandoah National Park and decided to try Big Meadows instead of our usual Skyland. The past several years we have had some problems at Skyland with our reservations and ants in the cabins, lots of ants, not just a few. I found the staff at Big Meadows much more friendly... More

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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Summer is truly the best time to visit Shenandoah NP and stay at Big Meadows lodge. The wild flowers are in bloom. The animals including deer and bears are busy in the meadow. And the best reason is that there are virtually no crowds!

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Address: Mile 51.2, Skyline Dr, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22849
Location: United States > Virginia > Shenandoah National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Big Meadows Lodge 3*
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Also Known As:
Big Meadows Hotel Shenandoah National Park
Big Meadows Virginia
Big Meadow Lodge
Big Meadows Lodge Virginia
Big Meadows Shenandoah

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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