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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Mile 51.2, Skyline Dr, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22849
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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Great Falls, Virginia
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22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms in the lodge are in great need of being totally refurbished My understanding is that the new concessionaires plan to do this (they have already spruced up Skyland Lodge, also in the Shenandoah National Park). That being said, the view from the terrace outside the room in spectacular. Service at the lodge is very good. And as always,... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

very friendly staff, clean rooms, great location. Because the park is so spread out and there's not a lot of food options, this is a great way to maximize your hiking time for a short visit! The food is good, portions generous, and has vegetarian options.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Getting away to Big Meadows Lodge was a wonderful way to spend our anniversary. It was truly the relaxing, peaceful trip that we both were needing. We stayed in one of the historic rooms in the main lodge - rustic and uncomplicated by TV or electronics. The focus stayed where it should - on each other and nature. Easy walking... More

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Urubamba
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

NB: This is a review of the lodge only... the park is magnificent. The lodge could be equally fabulous; but many small things spoil the experience. Look, I understand that you pay more for less, but this property is run by a concession that is doing the bare minimum because it's got a captive audience... if you want to stay... More

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Tyrone
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The main lodge is rustic and charming. The rooms are basic but clean. The sunsets, vistas, wildlife and being on skyline drive is what you pay for when you choose to stay here. The dining rm and taproom have good food, and u have the wayside restaurant nearby if u want a basic meal for less cost.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I had a 3 day/ 2 night stay in one of the main lodge rooms. It was what you can expect from the National Parks. The room was rudimentary small and sparse but very clean. The chairs and tables on the porch let us sit out and watch night fall after a full day of hiking or... More

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Branchburg, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent 3 nights. 2 nights at the "romantic" cabin with a fireplace, and 1 night in a regular room at the main building. We had a great time and experience. The view of the Shenandoah valley from their terrace was memorable. The dining was great, and most memorable for us was the Sunday morning church service that they hold... More

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Manassas, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Venue, Surroundings, and Accommodations at Big Meadows Lodge were very therapeutic and a timely retreat from our routine bustle! We completely crashed & recovered during our first afternoon & night. The next morning it wasn't far to a great, long hiking trail with multiple, beautiful waterfalls! Then we leisurely made our way back to our room for more rest &... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I spent a wonderful weekend here. Beautiful old rustic lodge with wood paneled rooms. Fantastic views and Skyline Drive is a once in a lifetime not to be missed site. A deer was three feet from me and while we didn't see any bears, lots of people did. If you have a chance, book a ride at... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time staying at the lodge - kind of last minute decision. We wished we had more time to stay in the park and Big Meadows. Food / drink was quite good / better than expected. Service was excellent, again better than expected. We will be back again - either this lodge, or another one.

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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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Big Meadows Virginia
Big Meadow Lodge
Big Meadows Lodge Virginia
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