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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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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room is very rustic, which I loved. There really was no extras included in the room (such as TV, WIFI, A/C, etc) but that added to the experience. I had a room on the back side of the main lodge building, facing the valley. The view was phenomenal. The sunset was right outside my room and as it got... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've visited Big Meadows Lodge regularly for many years. This time we stayed in a "cabin" type room that was handicapped accessible. (We didn't need this accessibility, but it was nice to have the extra space.) The room could easily be accessed by a wheel chair, and the room was very large with high ceilings. There was a fireplace that... More 

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Urbanna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a 1939-vintage property in Shenandoah National Park, on the scenic Skyline Drive. It has been well kept through the years, and retains its original beauty, charm and character. The rooms are quaint and rustic, and the terrace rooms offer spectacular views of the valley below. This review concerns the main lodge only, not the unattached buildings on site,... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed stay on west side cabin style room on the second floor in the main lodge. From our patio, one can see a great sunset view over the Shenandoah Valley. The rooms in the lodge are in close proximity to both restaurants. If there is a wait, one can enjoy all the games provided in the main lounge. Fried chicken... More 

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Franklin, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived in a serious fog, as the lodge is at 3400'. There was a very nice room for us, fine meals, and helpful desk- and wait-staff. A fire in the hearth in the common room + wireless and a cozy murder mystery provided a perfect evening. It was an unexpected 40° in late May; the desk commandeered us a... More 

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Divonne-les-Bains, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The description on the website does say rustic - but rustic at a price. This was the most expensive night of our stay in Virginia and DC and disappointing. The rooms are indeed rustic but also poorly finished and in need of some work. The mosquito netting on the windows had holes in it, the window frames rotting and needs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The vistas are so beautiful that there are no words to describe them. The lodge puts you right in the middle of several wonderful trails. The rooms are rustic but comfortable. We enjoyed it thoroughly.

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Salisbury, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very helpful. We liked the atmosphere and was very accomodating for our family. Lovely location in the mountains with many hiking areas. Restaurant service and food was excellant Rooms were very clean and had everything we needed.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend Doubletop Room #90. Great decor, and private balcony that overlooks some of the trails and field. Staff was great at check in and the room was perfect. Restaurant and bar staff were very friendly, and delicious fried green tomatoes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time at Big Meadows. The accommodations are "rustic" and may feel a little dated, but essential amenities are there. The food was unexpectedly good, and the surroundings and hiking were hard to beat.

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