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Skyline Lodge and Restaurant

2.5 of 5
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470 Skyline Lodge Drive, Highlands, NC 28741
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived and the check in was quick for our 40th Wedding Anniversary. Front desk staff was very nice. Our room was great with a large balcony and only steps away from the restaurant/lounge which both were very nice. Kendra our bartender was awesome and made us a couple craft cocktails. Prime rib dinner was wonderful. Great outdoor seating area.... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was extremely surprised. Unique rustic environment. Well kept and maintained, very clean, friendly accommodating staff, excellent restaurant. We routinely visit the mountains for long weekend trips and we have decided to make this our destination for future trips. We were fortunate enough to meet the owner (Bob) and felt he was genuinely interested in our opinion/satisfaction with our visit and... More 

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paulsidney, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

...you made my day ...actually you made the staff's day as well !!! THANK YOU More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxing place that looks after your every need. The service is great. The place is styled after the 1930's and is very interesting. Located on the top of a mountain with woods all around. Very pretty place to relax. Can watch humming birds feeding all around the property, we could see them right outside our windows. Will definitely be... More 

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paulsidney, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

WOW and thank you for taking your time to send your comments--- you got absolutely what we a striving for here in the mountains -- we are not a chain hotel and we are Highland's best kept secret ! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was seeking a moderately-priced hotel with close proximity to Highlands city center. There are not many to choose from. The hotels in downtown Highlands were more costly than our budget allowed for. The lodge was close-in to both Highlands and Cashiers. The hotel at first sight is something right out of "Dirty Dancing", same era, everything. A very dated... More 

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paulsidney, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

HELLO , I AM SORRY TO HEAR THAT YOU HAD AN UNCOMFORTABLE VISIT . Please come back for two complimentary nights and I promise you that you will be pleased . Our décor and theme - it will not be changing -we never want to be a chain hotel . Please call me if you decide to give us another... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location, great restaurant, and employees that are incredibly kind and generous. We spent 10 days at the lodge. Plenty to do-ping pong, pool, swimming pool, hot tub, horse shoes, hiking, etc. the rooms could be a little more updated, but fine.

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paulsidney, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

--Thank you very much for staying with us here at Skyline .All the staff work very hard to make everyone's visit a good experience . We are not too interested in updating , except for the essentials , as our idea / theme /plan is to hold on to our history . More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had trouble giving it a single star. Have to say the worst place I have ever stayed. Booking was messed up with the on line booking and put in a different room with smaller bed. Outside smells as if septic is backing up.....smelled like raw sewage. Wanted to adjust the ac ...... Oh there was no ac in this room....really...and... More 

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paulsidney, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

IF ONLY YOU HAD SPOKEN TO THE GM . AND ANOTHER GUEST WROTE ; "Super clean establishment! The staff went out of their way to make a pleasant stay even more enjoyable. We enjoyed a nice quiet visit and can't wait to go back. Breakfast at the restaurant is out of this world! " More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After driving from Charleston we arrived to a smelly musty dated overpriced room. We were charged $ 60 over the season price advertised in their brochure. The description of our room in the " Eagle Nest Wing " said open mountain view When I asked the GM where the view was he said " well the trees grew in" but... More 

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Travelers Rest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lodge for a weekend getaway. Office and housekeeping staff were friendly and efficient. Grounds were well kept. The room was large with a comfy bed. There is in room coffee maker, AC, and WiFi but no microwave/fridge. It's an older lodge so don't expect cookie cutter rooms/decor. We especially enjoyed the private balcony with rocking chairs... More 

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paulsidney, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you stay here with us at Skyline ,, ,thank you very much for commenting . Try to come back in leaf season--it is spectacular up here in the mountains ........... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Overall the stay was very good. Arrival, it is just a few minutes drive from downtown Highlands. Just off the beaten path and a little secluded. It is a beautiful view as you approach the property. The check in processs went very smooth and the check in staff was very friendly. As we checked in we realized that we only... More 

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paulsidney, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

..I was so very happy to read your kind comments ,,,we do all we can to make our guests happy to be staying with us ..our restaurant , ATITUDES , has a very good reputation --and no microwave in the kitchen ! ..sorry about the sausage --I do like them too ..we will try harder !! More 

western north caolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

we chose the lodge because it was pet friendly and our dog was a happy camper. as has been said, the decor is dated and it is an easy fix in some cases. the restaurant should celebrate the view and stonework by removing the drapes and hanging fake vines etc. the old photos are great and i would expand that... More 

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paulsidney, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

I am so please you refer to SKYLINE as " quirky " --you obviously got us ! and we will remain that way ...We all are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and are coming back ! Do not expect changes though --we love our quaint and rustic theme ....thank you for your thoughtful review ... More 

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