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Big Meadows Lodge

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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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Rockville, Maryland
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21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Five of us went on a day-and-a-half trip to the Shenandoahs: my husband, myself, our young adult daughter, and my teenage niece and nephew. The young people really enjoyed the trip. We went on short hikes and to a couple of nature talks. Unexpectedly, the hotel was a big hit with everyone. My husband had made reservations for two hotel... More 

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Hebron, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pleased that we stayed in Park overnight. Perfect spot midway on Skyline drive. Nestled in wooded area, our room had porch and view of Blue Ridge mountains. Dinner and breakfast at Meadow Lodge were delicious and satisfying. Pricey but considering location not unexpected. Virginia wine was surprisingly good too!

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Pacific Palisades, CA
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge in well located for visiting various parts of the park; it is close to the Byrd Visitor Center and one of the amphitheaters that has evening ranger programs. We particularly enjoyed the evening entertainment in the Tap Room at the lodge.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love lodge and nature walks great family vacation spot. Great place for vacation. Stayed in rapidian,great views and comfortable.music in pub was great and wait staff very attentive.breakfast expensive

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Maryland
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10 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shenandoah National Park is a national treasure - a beautiful and relaxing place to visit that is close to the population centers of the Middle-Atlantic and Northeast. Big Meadows is a nice place to make a base for exploring the park, but… Built in 1930’s and 40’s, the rooms are old and have a rustic feel which is endearing –... More 

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Mifflintown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior of the Lodge was impressive. The air conditioned rooms were not situated in the main lodge building, which was not mentioned on the online advertisement. I thought I would be lodging in the main building with an air conditioned room, but that was not the case. The room was not cleaned well. There were coffee grinds in the... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed majestic mountains to put it all in perspective so we booked a night’s stay at Big Meadows Lodge on Skyline Drive in the Shenendoah Mts, a larger than life mistake. Rustic, knotty pine and hardwood cedar planks had seen better days than this. The entrance seemed dark, foreboding and uninviting, though the day room beyond it, at least... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was outstanding which is the reason to visit. The hotel is a resort price with lower end performance. Wifi advertised in great room but was out most of the weekend. Wait time at restaurant when half full was 20 minutes to get a table. The second night tried the the restaurant in the bar and they totally messed up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to just relax and unwind while looking at nature at it's best. Our room was very comfortable and definitely had a lodge feel to it. The view would have been breathtaking if we could have seen thru the "smoke from Canadian fires" that had drifted into the area, blocking the view.The food was very good. We... More 

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Lebanon, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not book reservations through online website. Apparently Delaware North has a major disconnect between their website and their hotels. Other reviews had hinted at this. We booked a main lodge room with a description of a queen bed, air conditioning and tv. I called two weeks in advance to confirm my reservations and ensure I had what I booked... More 

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