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Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center

759 N Lakeshore Dr, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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100 reviews 100 reviews
4 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel 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 

Onalaska, Wisconsin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We found the Terrace Hotel to be a nice spot for our family reunion. The rooms were clean and comfortable and we liked that the sink is outside the bathroom. We bought the meal plan for the dining room and found the food to be mostly good with nice staff. Did not expect to have to tip for the buffet... More 

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

Wltarheel, we are glad that your family enjoyed their family reunion at Lake Junaluska. I will pass your concerns about the cleaning of outdoor spaces and the pool to our Chief Operating Officer. Thank you again for your feedback, and we hope to see you and your family again soon. Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

What a nice family place - the lake is beautiful with the mountains in the background! We enjoyed the paved path around the lake as well as the boat tour, and gardens (liked the native one the best). We stayed in the apartments which were dated but clean, convenient, and affordable. Waynesville is close by which is a very charming... More 

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

thigpenc, we are glad that your family had a pleasant stay for your mother's 85th birthday. Thank you for your kind review of our grounds - I will pass your compliments on to our grounds keeping crew. We hope that you will visit us again soon. Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More 

Unicoi, Tennessee, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012 via mobile

Was thhere for a retreat, stayed at mountainview lodge, the museum is amazing so much history! Very well maintained! Ate at at the terrace hotel food was excellent and friendly staff everywhere!...................................

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

Thank you for your kind review, DylanUnicoi. We are glad that you had a chance to explore our museum and learn more about our history. I will pass along your positive comments regarding the food to our staff. Lake Junaluska's Centennial is next year (2013), and it will be a great opportunity to explore Lake Junaluska's rich history further. We... More 

Marietta, Georgia, USA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Stayed her on a church trip to the Biltmore in Asheville (about 29 miles away in Asheville on a good hwy). We were at the Terrace Hotel and it looked like it was the best place to stay at the conference center. Our beds were very comfortable, the room was clean,yes, it had flat screen T.V.), the staff very pleasant... More 

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

Thank you for your review, Nancy1391. We are glad that you and your group enjoyed your stay at Lake Junaluska during your visit to the Biltmore. The area is truly beautiful during any season. We hope you visit again soon! Blessings, Stephanie Drum, Marketing Manager More 

Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Stayed in one of the apartments during a weekend trip to Waynesville. Very disappointed. Cobwebs visible over the pull out couch, linens were see-through, mattresses were like rocks. Shower had stains from dirty water drips and toilet had a ring around the bowl. Pipes must be very old as all water was brown and had to run awhile before it... More 

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