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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Mile 51.2, Skyline Dr, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22849
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park for more than 40 years. It is truly one of my favorite places in the world and I have travelled some. ~ Big Meadows Lodge has always been our place to go relax, whether we were with the kids years ago or just by ourselves as a couple. There is... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

When I travel to Shenandoah, I always stay at Big Meadows Lodge, and I'm never dissapointed. Love the view of the valley from the great room, and sitting next to the fire with a glass of wine! I recommend the lodge without reservation!

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Big Meadows is a very beautiful old lodge and its common rooms are rustic and full of character. Its staff is very nice and helpful. I was in Room #2. If you like the rustic to not include any of the modern conveniences, this is the place for you. I was ok with no TV. For me, however, I didn't... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Big Meadows is not too far from DC and makes for a great get-away! It is quiet and beautiful up on that thar mountaintop! Great food and helpful staff. You are very close to many trails ... some long and some being short loops. It is a great getaway!

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Hornell, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We enjoyed our stay here. The service was great. Don't expect too many luxury amenities, but they aren't needed. The dining is top notch. Casual attire was fine although the service was as good as any five star resort.

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Cloverdale, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Shenandoah National Park offers tons of outdoor adventures appropriate for families with toddlers and staying in the park allows the chance to stay on schedule - going back to the room for naps, several keeping snacks and food for breakfast and lunch to make things more affordable, and short mild-moderate hikes. We loved it and hope to make it an... More 

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Cheshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Friends in England were totally split on the alternative in-park accommodation in Shenandoah, so we compromised and took a room for just 1 night at Big Meadows. This even split us, with the 2 views being <> Decent modern en-suite, although a bit cramped. Characterful. In the park (so very convenient) with quite efficient heating and a log fire. A... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Having been coming to Big Meadows for many years. We used to camp in the camp ground every summer when I was a kid, but now stay in the lodge. The lodge is comfortable but 75 years old. It is comparable to most old historic lodge that we have visited across the country and Canada. This should be considered when... More 

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We love Big Meadows Lodge - its very rustic & quaint, and set on Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, one of our favorite places to visit. The food in the restaurant is good but in November it was quite drafty!

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

and stayed in a cabin with a fireplace! Drank wine and played UNO and Trivial Pursuit: 80s Movies. And we reminisced about the time we stayed at Big Meadow almost 40 years ago!!! Great hikes and great atmosphere!!

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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*
Number of rooms: 97
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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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