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Highlands Inn

420 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Highlands
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer R Lexington, North Carolina
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lexington, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen this particular hotel in passing since I was a college student at WCU, but never felt that I could afford to stay at the inn. As I would walk up and down the streets I wondered what it must be like to sit on the upper porch, rock, read and have a glass of wine as the... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highlands Inn was as advertised. Very quaint, with very friendly service. We stayed in the Nantahala Room. Our room was nice with a large closet and bathroom. The room and hotel were clean. The people who worked there were super helpful, and there was fresh baked chocolate chip cookies every night. There is nice rooftop area to hang out if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to Highlands since I was a young child. My family had a home here for years. I have always wanted to stay at the Highlands Inn and finally, we did! It is as beautiful as I imagined. The weather was perfect and our room was warm and inviting. The staff is very hospitable. We had a... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

. We stayed three nights with my brothers and sisters and their wives. There were four rooms of us. Everything was wonderful. We had rooms on the Back overlooking the courtyard and on the main street porch. There was nothing we could have wanted. Rooms were great. Clean and comfortable. Staff was the best and Breakfast was an asset to... More

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Cartersville, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first Tripadvisor review but I honestly felt like I had to warn people to stay somewhere else! We stayed one night in the Garden Suite (@ extra cost) and the room was so musty you could hardly stay inside with the door closed. The water in the tub was yellow and the room should have been renovated... More

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Athens, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The Highlands Inn continues to hold great appeal for me because of its quiet and relaxing atmosphere and its location right in the heart of town. The Inn makes no pretense of being fast-paced. Instead, it seems more to revel in its age and old beauty. My room was comfortable, although not huge, and well appointed. A little balcony was... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Awesome stay! When looking for an overnight stay and extended stay. Very friendly staff Very convenient to area downtown and walking distances to high end shopping and eating. Lodge is located near main street without the main street noise, so you are close to the "happening" but quiet and surrounded by trees up on the hill. Hot breakfast in morning,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed in the Garden Suite. The room was unbelievably dusty and starting to fall apart (e.g., wall paper coming off the walls, curtains didn't work, etc.). The decor looks like it hasn't been updated since the 1980s. The "garden" was also unimpressive. It was overgrown, full of weeds, and the water fountain didn't work. The street access was nice,... More

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is a quaint old hotel in need of a little TLC, but look past that and just relax and enjoy. Close proximity to shops and restaurants is what makes this Inn. Enjoy your coffee or adult beverage on the expansive balcony overlooking Main St.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I enjoy historic inns that haven't been modernized to the point of chain hotels. The Highlands Inn is quaint, fun and in a great location. The staff (Tim at the front desk) are all friendly and helpful. We love the garden suite cottage in the back. Breakfast was delicious, and the menu had a variety of good... More

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Address: 420 Main Street, Highlands, NC 28741
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Highlands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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