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Alpen Acres Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   Highway 321, Blowing Rock, NC
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Ranked #5 of 14 hotels in Blowing Rock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our first time to the Blowing Rock and Boone area, and we were pleasantly surprised. The motel is located in the middle of both towns, a mile away from the blue ridge pkwy and about 2 miles from Tweesie Railroad attraction. So the location was great. I believe the business is family owned so there were some nice touches like:... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Convenient location to Blowing Rock and Boone. Many other travel destinations from this area as well. Pat was very friendly and helpful made our stay very pleasant. Rooms are spacious and equipped with all we needed. A wonderful weekend get-a-way.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great motel for families. Very quiet and clean. We stayed in the room with 2 double beds and a futon. The room itself was really big! My kids loved the pool too. The location is great right between Boone and Blowing rock--you're not far from restaurants and shopping. The mattresses were too firm for my liking but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family had a great time when we stayed at the Alpen Acres Motel. First off, the room was clean, smelled good, and was located in a great spot between Boone and Blowing Rock, NC. The heated pool was clean with floatables abound for the children to use. Nice playground too if you have small children. Pat was extremely friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable rooms and facilities. Great location for exploring Boone, Blowing Rock, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Would highly recommend to anyone visiting Tweetsie Railroad, the Blue Ridge Pkwy, or Boone.

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Jonesville, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent three nights here in July and everything was perfect. Spotless rooms, quiet location, beautiful pool...just can't say enough about this great place! I highly recommend this hidden gem. I've definitely found a great place for quiet and peaceful getaways

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Staying at the Alpen Acres is like staying at your Grandma's house - clean, comfortable, quiet, with everything you need and very nice folks around, but older and not "modern." The bathroom could use some updating, but it was OK for our needs. The room was immaculately clean and the bed very comfortable. We enjoyed our overnight stay very much... More

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Oak Ridge, North Carolina, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is an older motel but It is keep up nicely. Very easy access to the blue ridge parkway. Pat the owner was very good to work with us with last-minute reservations. The grounds are nice with a horseshoe pit, shuffleboard, grills and picnic tables along with a very clean swimming pool. We will definitely stay here again. If you... More

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Benson, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Will say the memory foam beds are a little hard. But rooms very clean and cleaning every day was done great. Great rates and easy to find. Staff very helpful in giving directions on places to go and see everything around area. Liked you got free water in room and coffee.

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Herts, UK
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This motel is very basic and the furniture and amenities in the room very dated. We had a double room and the bed was so uncomfortable with a mattress like memory foam that had lost it's memory! The air conditioning was deafening. The bathroom was very small and the toilet was hard to even sit on due to it's size... More

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Address: Highway 321, Blowing Rock, NC
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Blowing Rock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Alpen Acres Motel 2*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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#2 Family Hotel in Blowing Rock
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Alpen Acres is located on a scenic hilltop 1/4 mile off the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Blowing Rock and Boone, NC. Designed like the motor courts of the past, our accommodations include charming, comfortable rooms and a cozy mountain chalet. Amenities include: heated outdoor pool, recreational area, free wireless internet, flat screen TVs with full cable, hairdryers, coffee makers, complimentary tea, coffee and breakfast fare, kitchen suites, original artwork by local artists in all rooms. ... more   less 
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