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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Mile 51.2, Skyline Dr, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22849
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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is in the middle of Shenandoah. That is the great part. The rooms can be reasonably be priced. Also, they had music in the taproom on the nights we were there. We stayed in the lodge. It is old and rustic. The bathroom is very dated. There is no television, no phones in the room. The rooms on... More

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Blackburn, Lancashire
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are few other places where you can wake up and look out of your room to see a family of deer feeding or bears in the nearby woods. The location is undoubtedly the main attraction but the accommodation is lacking. Not only is it tired and worn, the room was also small and dusty with very basic facilities. WiFi... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Shenandoah National Park offers countless opportunities for fun, exercise, and relaxation, and Big Meadows Lodge is centrally located. With quiet, rustic cabins and the comforts of a lodge, it is the perfect balance when you want the activities of camping but do not feel the urge to be roughing it. The lodge is lovely, and the suite we had was... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed twice in the premier rooms. It was worth the price. Be prepared to have few food options. A mouse came in our room at night when the wind blew the door open. Overall, a beautiful place to just hang out or use as home base for camping.

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ludlow, kentucky, USA
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff was very friendly and professional. If you want peace and quiet this is the place to go. If you want time to reconnect to your travel companions or have peaceful time by yourself this is the place for you.

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New Windsor, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 days at Big Meadows. Stayed in their 1 room cabins. Cabins are very old and rustic, however, ours was very clean. Not for the faint of heart. Smells of old pine and fireplace surround you. No TV. Mattress was horrendous, probably 40 years old or so. With that said, I love the area, and would stay again, but... More

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

If you are looking for a place to stay while in Shenandoah National Park, I would suggest trying Big Meadows Lodge. We have stayed there a number of times over the years and always enjoy it. The setting is rustic and slow paced but that is what you should expect when visiting most national parks. We prefer staying in the... More

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the location! Restaurants were a bit pricey, but not unexpected given the costs of transporting the food. Enjoyed the newly remodeled rooms, but encountered a few critters in the room...but, it is the wilderness. :)

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East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Skyline Drive anytime of the year. They have a great campgrounds and plenty of deer to take pictures. We did stay in the Blackrock cabin room this time which was nice, clean and quiet. The food at the dining hall is always good and so is the buffet breakfast on the weekends. Blackrock trail at the lodge is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms may be old but are decently maintained and nature is right outside your door. The trails are easy to get to and there is a variety of difficulty for different hikers. The lodge restaurant was a bit over-priced for what you got but we liked the value for the food at the shop by the visitor center/meadow. We... More

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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
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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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