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Hemlock Inn

Certificate of Excellence
911 Galbraith Creek Road, P.O. Box 2350, Bryson City, NC 28713
Hemlock Inn

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the best places I've ever been to!! In Canada, one doesn't get an accommodation where homemade breakfast and dinner are included. I found this an absolutely amazing set up. The big bonus, the food is top notch!!! The only thing bad about the food is what my scale is going to say when I get home!!... More 

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Damascus, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife is still upset. Our trip to the Great Smokies was planned just because of this place. We were unaware of the additional fees that jumped our nightly stay from 169 to 225 per night. Food was disappointing. As stated in a number of reviews the bathrooms are quite outdated. The place has two things going for them. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed for four nights at The Hemlock Inn this month to relive fond memories of the 1990s when we first went there. I found a hand-made fabric on the wall in Room #24 that says: "In the mountains at Hemlock Inn, we forget to count the days" (see photo). Innkeepers Mort White and wife Lainey made us feel wanted... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was our second stop at the Hemlock Inn as part of the Polar Express and it does not disappoint. The staff is hospital and friendly. The rooms are simple, but what we love is the unplugged, family-friendly atmosphere. We love the family-style dining and the family room (with huge Christmas tree,) complete with rockers, a fireplace and games is... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Very nice folks and a great piece of real estate. But many things are way too old and been used a few too many times. If you want to stay in Bryson City and close to the Smokey Mountain DR this is certainly the spot. That being said you have to live with accomodations that were last updated maybe 40... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

There is comfort in finding good things unchanged, just as you remembered. This was so as we arrived for our eighth family Thanksgiving at Hemlock Inn: chill in the air, fire crackling in the fireplace, the honey glow of old pine tables, familiar faces of staff members, even our same room. The friendliness of the Whites and staff plus their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We only stayed one night, came in late and left early. The rooms were very clean the staff were very helpful even given the late arrival. The breakfast setting was a breath of fresh air. Fire in the fireplace,prayer before the meal,and great conversations. Along with beautiful views of the mountains all around. Loved it.

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Hemlock Inn is a wonderful in tucked in the mountains. It is quiet, peaceful and one of the most restful places I have ever been. The people that run it are the nicest friendliest people you could ever want to meet and the food is to die for. It is a perfect place for a family reunion, a wedding,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Loved the beautiful surroundings, delicious meals, friendly folks and cute décor of our little bungalow. BUT...the smell of mildew and mold was so heavy in our room that we had to burn incense to be able to inhabit it. Too bad b/c now we won't return. The place was all booked up or we would have asked to move.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Just stayed at the Hemlock in this past week and loved it. We stayed in the house located on the property(Red cottage) and this would be a perfect place for extended family or a reunion. Plenty of room! I can imagine family gathering and telling stories from the past or playing games together. There is enough room that you can... More 

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