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Skyline Lodge and Restaurant

2.5 of 5
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470 Skyline Lodge Drive, Highlands, NC 28741
Skyline Lodge and Restaurant
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Highlands
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room (210) was very comfortable, the staff were very accommodating. The Lodge is very easy to access. The room we were in had a romantic setting with a new Vizio t.v. with lots of channels. The pool wasn't open as it was too cool. The hotel is kind of at the top of a mountain. We heard that the... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a slice of heaven. We went up to check the lodge out for a possible wedding spot and we found it. The staff are the most friendliest people ever. The made us feel at home and have been a huge help in planning the wedding. The food by chief Curtis is to die for, the drinks made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in early May, which was just before their prime season (still filling up pool, restaurant not open yet), so we were one of the few guests of the hotel, which was nice. It's definitely an older hotel, but I was ok with that, it was kind of charming in it's own way. The room was nothing fancy,... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We decided at the last minute to go to Highlands to see the leaves and were happy to get a room anywhere so had no expectations, we weren't expecting the Ritz. The Skyline Lodge was clean, had everything we needed, the employees were lovely and we loved the little balcony off of our room. We got a kick out of... More 

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Odessa, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This hotel is located on a mountain side just outside of Highland, NC, a serenely beautiful setting in the trees overlooking a creek. The hotel is a little piece of history, started in 1929, then construction was abandoned during the Depression and for the next 35 years it was vacant. In 1965 the hotel was finished. It is only open... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A quick one night stay when our first choice was booked led us to Skyline. Easy to find, very nice employees. The online rate we were quoted could have been beat if we had called direct. They appear to be making improvements to these older buildings, which will be good to see in the future but our room was clean,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Lovely location with friendly staff. Bad news was the tired accommodations. Paint was peeling off the walls in spots in our room, bathroom had light mold on the ceiling and in the tile grout and the television was a 17 inch tube type that was difficult to watch as it was so bleary. Room had a damp musty smell probably... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I stayed here with our labradodle. They have a few pet friendly rooms. The location is very close to town, but you are away from the crowds of town. The lodge has an amazing history being built in the Frank Lloyd Wright style.There is a lot of beautiful stonework. It has a beautiful view, which you do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I had stayed at the Skyline Lodge about 10 years ago and really enjoyed it. We returned there over Labor Day Weekend and found it to be even better with age. The Lodge is spectacular and the food at the restaurant is the best we have experienced anywhere in the Highlands area and we have tried them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This remote resort was quaint and charming. Supposedly the weekends are crowded but on a Monday the place was practically ours. The room was comfortable, 51 degrees outside on an August evening, which met our needs with one exception-(the room had a fragrance bag) which was difficult for us because it attacks our allergies. It was far too cold to... More 

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