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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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Rocky Mount, Virginia
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pulled in for a night's stay while in the area. This property is at Chimney Rock NC and is an older, "mom and pop" place. The "cabins" are conjoined rooms with a connecting door. We could hear everything in the next room and I guess they could hear us. Beds were old and squeaky but not terrible. No coffee... More 

Thank 271scottg
Kenneth City, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone was very nice. The setting, adjacent to a flowing creek was so relaxing. We ate on a picnic table by the creek. Later another couple warmed themselves next to a small bonfire. Our daughter is constantly taking pictures of the beautiful stream. We chose this inn because we took our son to see the Earthhaven Ecovillage. This is a... More 

Thank Barbara F
Charleston, South Carolina
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We'd visited Chimney Rock before but never stayed overnight. This time we planned a 3-day getaway for our family of 4 and two of our best friends. The ads say "rustic" and that's exactly what you'll get. We loved it! The rooms were clean, comfortable and practically right on the gorgeous river. Our porch came with rocking chairs and we... More 

Thank Charlestonian13
Lyman, South Carolina
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We have always liked this place and have been staying here for years. We really like the bungalow. You have a big kitchen, nice porch with checkers and rocking chairs and you can look out the door and see and hear the water which is soothing. We stayed two nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. We left the windows opened at... More 

Thank Leslie B
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

when we checked in, we had to walk in front of a lady that was sitting in a rocking chair to get to our room. when we got into room, it smelled like old stuffy moldy that we could not stand. there was old band aids that was stuck on the bed spread. the bathroom had mold growing in a... More 

1 Thank hiromi w
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.

Thank brandyrn
Daufuskie Island, South Carolina
1 review
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 

3 Thank Lighthouse K
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 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.

7 Thank Carol B
Burlington, North Carolina
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16 reviews
5 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.

3 Thank TonyBlackOne
Williamston, South Carolina, United States
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 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 

3 Thank Melissa P
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