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Evening Shade River Lodge & Cabins

745 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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North Charleston, South Carolina
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

This place was located wonderfully. Right on the creek with grills and picnic tables. Very short walk to the little town and chimney rock. Full kitchen but small bed/sleeping area (was cramped but doable). Plenty of creek and rock jumping.

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Daufuskie Island, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Classic 1940's in all regards. Its the way it was back when comfortable accommodations without the frills was a must. Left the door open all night. Didn't even latch the screen door. Felt very safe and the sound of the falls put me into a sound sleep. Took a shower with the window open. Looked out at the falls. Don't... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Sorry to say, room was not what I expected. Smaller than they appear from the web site and a lot of noise from the road traffic. Not the best place for a good nights sleep due to traffic and the heater in the room.

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Burlington, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Rooms are cozy, a bit eclectic, and they sit on the rivers edge. Outdoor large fire pit, chairs and bench swings close to the fast flowing mountain stream (river) so the sight, sound and aromas are very romantic. The owners are super nice and very friendly and helpful. Great couples retreat.

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Williamston, South Carolina, United States
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

found this cute little homey place from a friend. I was quite surprised at the room size (because friend said it was small) our room had 2 queen beds and was plenty roomy for us to walk around. the best part of the stay was the river view. we could also see the top of Chimney Rock with the flag... More 

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Honea Path, South Carolina
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157 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My wife and I spent a weekend in the Lake Lure/Chimney Rock area and during a conversation with another couple, they suggested if we came back in the future to stay at the Evening Shade River Lodge & Cabins. They stated it was the best place to stay at in the area. We checked out their website information and stopped... More 

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McCaysville, Georgia
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great little comfortable place. The most relaxing time we have ever had. The place is nothing fancy but it is clean and the setting is beautiful. After spending the day doing whatever we could not wait to get back and either sit by the river or on our balcony. The only bad is @ 8am the office puts coffee on... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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60 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was there July 26-28 2014. This place has several cottagesq units that back right up to the rocky broad river. You fall asleep to the sound of rushing water and the cool Mt air. We were able to sleep with our windows open and just a fan at night! The rooms are clean, they do have a kind'a damp... More 

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Knoxville, TN
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51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

The room we stayed in was not big, it it served the purpose. The grounds were well- kept and have had a significant amount of improvement and updating over the last 3 years. There are park benches and swings scattered around the property, and they have a bonfire each evening. They also have flower beds and bird feeders to attract... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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128 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Like staying in a cabin in the woods, the room was cutely decorated in a fishing motif. The bed was surprisingly comfortable and the room and bath extremely clean. You walk out to the creek rushing by and campers in tents across the river. A fun place to stay and we highly recommend it.

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