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The Inn at Elk River

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875 West Main Street W., Highway 194, Banner Elk, NC 28604
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Marshville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, friendly, and delicious food is all you need in a B&B and this place has it all. The view from the deck is beautiful with nice Adirondack chairs to enjoy it. Had fun sitting around the fire pit too. We would definitely return.

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Mount Holly, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the deck outside our upstairs room, we enjoyed a beautiful, peaceful view of the mountains, mountain homes in the distance, and wildlife. Comfortable beds, super clean bathrooms. Darlene is the best innkeeper and cook in the business. Even the coffee is outstanding!

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

Honaker, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get away from the aggravation and worries of the "real world" and enjoy just being together. We truly enjoyed our stay. Clean comfortable rooms and Darlene is a great hostess. We will definitely be back!!! Thanks so much!!!

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I used this Inn as our home base while we roamed the entire area. We had an end room upstairs with access to the balcony. It was a fabulous view, and the room was clean and comfortable, with excellent bedding. Breakfast was great every morning and Darlene was a fabulous hostess. The dining area is a special... More 

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

Durham, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third visit in five years, and as in the first the comfortable, relaxed, and welcoming accommodations were outstanding. Any B&B will have clean rooms, clean bed linens and towels; but it is the personnel that will make the difference. So when you combine Darlene, the Innkeeper, with the inn’s panoramic vista; we had a wonderful time. Oh... More 

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

Aiken, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We stayed in March of 2015 and the weather was cold and beautiful. No snow, but the mountain valley horizon was breathtaking at night with the sunset and the lights coming on around the hillsides. Darlene cooked a great breakfast both mornings and delicious afternoon snacks,especially the peach cobbler! Breakfast on the sunny glassed-in back porch was very special. We... More 

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! Please share your experience with the Inn at Elk River with your friends &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

everything about this lovely B&B was superior...from the accommodations to the Delicious breakfast to the cleanliness to the location. Fabulous!! Already planning our next trip!! Darlene, the Innkeeper, was so gracious and well-versed on the area and history of the area. She was a wealth of information and could not have been more accommodating, in asking us if we needed... More 

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! Please share your experience with the Inn at Elk River with your friends &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay; excellent facility, staff was courteous and attentive. Centrally located for taking advantage of the other attractions, such as the Linville Caverns, in the area. We came up right at the end of the ski season; a time when the crowds are gone and the town is quiet.

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! Please share your experience with the Inn at Elk River with your friends &... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I'm not sure how you could improve on this place. It's in a great location, right on the side of a hill facing the mountains. The view from the balcony & breakfast room is breathtaking. Everything in and around Banner Elk is easily accessible from here, including Sugar & Beech Mountain, and it's a fantastic deal for the money. Darlene... More 

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! We appreciate your feedback to help us improve & we welcome your comments. Please... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This was a fantastic choice for a romantic weekend! The inn is comfortable and welcoming, and each room offers a grand view. The fires are roaring and the beds are like clouds. The innkeeper was very helpful with her knowledge of the area, and with Boone and Blowing Rock minutes away there's a lot to offer. We got snow the... More 

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! We appreciate your feedback to help us improve & we welcome your comments. Please... More 

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