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Smoketree Lodge

Highway 105, between Boone and Banner Elk, Banner Elk, NC 28604
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
Cap F Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

My wife and I wanted to take our 7 year old grandaughter to the mountains. She had never flown in a plane nor seen or played in snow. We chose to head towards the Sugar Mountain area and wanted to get some type of "lodge" experience also. Smoketree Lodge looked like it was a great spot. When reading reviews though,... More

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Glennville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Wife and I visited in September during a Miata meet. Rooms are dated but very adequate. We consider the rates we paid a very good value. Property appeared to be very well-maintained. The unit we stayed in had no smoke smell.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

The positives, the staff members were some of nicest ladies I have ever met. I made the reservations and somehow missed that smoking was allowed in all rooms. Prior to arriving, I called and found out my mistake. The staff put a filter in my room ahead of my arrival. My husband and I decided to try one night at... More

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Mooresville, NC
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

There were mixed reviews on Tripadvisor but I thought a lodge would be a fun experience for my family. We pulled up and the first thing we saw was the air conditioning units with mold on the outside. I went in and the musty smell was rather unpleasant. I went to the desk and stated that we did not want... More

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Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

When I first drove up to Smoketree, I thought "Oh no" because it looks rather run down. However, the room is clean with no smell of smoke (ask them to put the ozone machine in the room prior to your arrival). This is not a fancy place by any means. However, it was adequate because I was out hiking or... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Our three-night stay at this inn was very nice. The room was fine, although the furnishings were a little dated and worn. The atmosphere was quite nice - with beautiful water elements behind the reception area and a wooded area just above the parking lot. The pool, hot tub, and sauna were ok too. This is a good place to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Condo very clean....Staff very very helpful....View of Grandfather Mountain spectacular. Resort has indoor pool,hot tub and sauna and exercise room. Location the best close to Linville Falls, Boone and Blowing Rock.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

If you are athletic this is the place for you. Lots of stairs! If you want a timeshare, owners are giving their unit away for free as long as you pay the annual maintenance fee as well as the weekly $78 housekeeping fee. It's rustic, 70s decor but clean and the hiking behind the lodge is DIVINE! We had 2... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I have stayed at Smoketree Lodge 3-4 times a year since 2009. This is a very clean and lives up to the Lodge name. If you are scared of cigarette smoke or don't like the smell this may not be the place for you though( personally I don't think you can smell anything). I love it, the rooms are nice... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

We stayed for one night at the Smoketree Lodge. It's definitely an affordable option in the area. Our room was on an upper floor and very cute. We knew ahead of time that all the rooms were smoking, and they claimed to have put some sort of smoke removal/cleaning machine in ahead of time. I came prepared with Febreeze as... More

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Address: Highway 105, between Boone and Banner Elk, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Banner Elk
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Swimming Pool
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