We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Banner Elk Inn, B&B and Cottages

407 Main St. East, Banner Elk, Banner Elk, NC
Hotel amenities
Book on
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Banner Elk
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
The Banner Elk Inn, B&B and Cottages
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

100 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Sanford, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed waking up with the crisp fall air at our door. We also greatly enjoyed the welcoming rooms with fire places to keep us cozy at night. Food was great and the staff members were amazing to meet!

Thank Clover W
simpsonville SC
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Stayed a week at The Banner Elk Inn and had a great time. We stayed in the bark house cabin which is is warm and comfortable. The meals at The Banner Elk Inn are fantastic - especially the famous pancakes.

Thank dlchemist
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We have just left the Inn at Banner Elk after spending three super days in the Bark Cottage. The cottage is spacious and well equipped- Beverley the hostess has thought of everything you may need during your stay. Although quite close to the road there was no noise at night to disturb your sleep(I ama poor sleeper as a rule)... More 

Thank Rosemary J
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We recently stayed in the Briarwood cottages with our two dogs. We appreciated the fact there was a large deck with a gate so we could relax outside on the with the dogs. Our room was comfortable and well laid out with comfortable furniture and it was bright and really a nice set up. Beverly was super and accommodating to... More 

Thank db96
Isle of Palms, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Two weeks of loving care, delicious breakfasts, fresh, baked cookies, a lovely garden, and most comfortable cabin, with a kingsize bed, superior quality linens and thick, large bath towels, established the foundation for our lovely vacation; of course,the latter could not occur without the Innkeeper, our "hostess with the mostest," Beverly. She is a font of information about the area... More 

Thank Ruth B
Arlington, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
63 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

With two small exceptions, we really loved our stay at Banner Elk Inn. We chose one of the cottages, so we were fully equipped for a nice visit. Everything was comfortable and lovely. (As a shower taker, it was quite a challenge getting in and out of the wide and deep soaking tub, but it was nice, once you got... More 

1 Thank SisBoston
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

What a unique place to stay, We were in the Bark cabin, across the garden and the cottages from the main house. It was private and just like a luxurious mountain cabin. The bed was one of the most comfortable I've ever slept in with silky sheets and lots of soft pillows. We went to the main house for a... More 

Thank Joann B
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level Contributor
16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We loved our stay at the Banner Elk Inn. Beverly had home made cookies and breads waiting for us when we arrived. We stayed in an upstairs room with a king sized bed and it was very comfortable and clean. Beverly's antiques and collected treasures make it interesting and fun. Breakfast was delicious - enjoyed watching all the beautiful birds... More 

Thank Debbie I
La Crescenta
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We stayed in one of the cottages, the Bark House. But it's much more than a cottage--it's really a little house with two bedrooms, 1 and 3/4 baths, a kitchen, and living room. It's very new, and Beverly, the owner, has designed it beautifully. Beverly is an artist, and the interior design really shows it. Lovely light-colored wood paneling, flooring,... More 

Thank Alexandra H
Wellington, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My wife and I have had our happiest holidays at Banner Elk. We have stayed in 5 star hotels that don't come near this B&B. We return year after year, now with our grandchildren. Parks, forested mountain, streams short walk. Down town and restaurants also a short walk.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Thank Anthony G
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

17 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (16)
Dining (3)
Hotel & grounds (3)
Room/suite (1)
Pool/beach area (1)
Other (8)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (1)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Banner Elk
1.2 mi away
BEST WESTERN Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk
10.9 mi away
Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock
Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock
#3 of 16 in Blowing Rock
4.5 of 5 stars 435 reviews
11.3 mi away
Courtyard by Marriott Boone
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
12.0 mi away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Boone
0.6 mi away
Banner Haven B&B and Cabin Rentals
2.9 mi away
Blue Ridge Village
Blue Ridge Village
#2 of 6 in Banner Elk
4.0 of 5 stars 229 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question