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Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center

759 N Lakeshore Dr, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Marion
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just visited Lake Junaluska retreat center for the first time. What a wonderful place to visit!! It is a gorgeous setting and so peaceful! My husband and I were very impressed with the hotel where we stayed. It was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. It has a new heating/air-conditioning system so that it stays at a comfortable temperature all... More

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Dear James F, Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you had such a pleasant first visit to Lake Junaluska! We hope to see you again soon. Warmly, Beth Buchanan, Marketing Assistant Manager More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stayed at Lake Junaluska in July for the first time and it surpassed our expectations in every way! We stayed in the apartments and they were very clean and spacious! My kids ages 6 to 15 enjoyed paddle boarding, canoeing, ping pong, shuffleboard, mini-golf, swimming, walking the lake, ice cream, boat tour and more!! It was the best... More

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Dear Ediwog, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so glad that your family enjoyed staying at Lake Junaluska. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warmly, Beth Buchanan, Marketing Assistant Manager More

Indian Trail
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We've been coming for many years. It is beautiful. However, the facilities are dated and need a lot to bring them up. They are trying and doing a little more each year, but it is a Goliath of a project. Bathrooms in Stuart auditorium are horrible. Knowing they were hosting 2500 people you would think they would have cleaned the... More

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Michael H, thank you for your feedback about our facilities. I have passed on your concerns to our Chief Operating Officer and Housekeeping Director. We continue to work on updating our facilities and hope that you will notice improvements upon your next visit. Warm Regards, Stephanie Drum Marketing Manager More

Thousandsticks
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I enjoy my annual trip to Lake Junaluska every November for a church meeting. I have only had 2 bad experiences there. 1 was because of a meeting itself, the other was because of poor planning and accommodating by the staff due to a large group using the facility. The food has steadily improved over the years. I am excited... More

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

RobertA, thank you for you wonderful review. We are glad that you had a positive experience during your recent visit, and hope that you have an opportunity to enjoy the walking trail during your next visit. Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More

Columbia, SC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Lambuth Inn for his business convention. I decided to tag along and enjoy the lake while he was in his meetings since I love the outdoors. First the good: The lake itself and the walking trails were absolutely gorgeous, serene and peaceful. This is a great place to spend the day walking and... More

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

ChicoG, thank you for your feedback. I have passed your comments on to our Chief Operating officer regarding the food. We hope you will visit us again soon. Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More

Daytona Beach, Florida
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100 reviews 100 reviews
4 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Come sit a while on the porch and take in the beauty of Lake Junaluska! Lake Junaluska is surrounded by cascading waterfalls in every direction only minutes from the retreat center. The lake is surrounded by mountains and is nestled outside of nearby Waynesville, N.C. just a short drive from Asheville, N. C. The retreat center has been renovated and... More

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

SantoSolace, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Lake Junaluska, and we hope to see you again soon. Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More

Chattanooga
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Lake Junaluska Conference Center is a little bit of heaven. There are a variety of accommodations from tent camping and hotel suites, to cabins and apartments. The views are incredible and the people are friendly, There are numerous activities, as well as a pool, walking trail and you are just down the road from Cherokee. You can stay as busy... More

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

ecm777, thank you for sharing your images and kind words about Lake Junaluska. We hope you come back soon. Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

The double bed rooms at the Terrace Hotel really needed a deep cleaning as did all the windows on the hotel. Lovely grounds, nice range of amenities and a really cool auditorium. Did not eat at the hotel but went into Waynesville for dinner and can recommend The Sweet Onion. It was great!

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

centerseat, thank you for your feedback. I will pass on your comments to our Chief Operating Officer regarding the Terrace. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More

Nashville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

There one night for business in the area. Stayed at the Terrace Hotel in one of the renovated rooms. Had a great client dinner in downtown Waynesville... 6 mins away. Had to hurry in the morning so enjoyed coffee and pasty from the cafe right out the hotels front door. Look, it was a quick business trip and would have... More

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Doug A, we are glad that you had a pleasant business trip and stay at the Terrace. We hope that you will come back soon and have a chance to walk around the lake. Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

This was our first time camping here, & we loved it! Very well maintained & great location. We had a campsite off the main road, which was very peaceful. The staff were friendly & helpful, & it was an overall wonderful place to stay. We didn't want to leave! The campground can accommodate any rig, & there are endless things... More

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lake_junaluska, Public Relations Manager at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center, responded to this review

Schnauzerlovers, we are so glad that you have a pleasant time camping at Lake Junaluska. Thank you for sharing your experience with us, and we hope that you come back soon. Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More

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Address: 759 N Lakeshore Dr, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Lake Junaluska
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With over 400 lodging rooms we can easily accommodate groups of all sizes and budgets. All of our facilities are unique inside and out. From the historic columns of Lambuth Inn to the spectacular views from the Terrace Hotel dining room, our lodging will make your visit exceptional and memorable. Also available are the Lakeside Lodge, a motel style facility as well as the Sunnyside Lodge and Mountain View Lodges, with dormitory style rooms with private baths. The Junaluska Apartments are great for families and youth groups with kitchenettes in most units and a wide range of accommodations are available at our Camp Adventure camp ground from tents and RV hookups to cabins and apartment efficiencies. ... more   less 
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