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Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   86 Lily Pad Lane, Flat Rock, NC 28731-9507
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winnsboro, South Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First I have never written a negative review for anywhere we have stayed, and we travel frequently in the US and abroad. And I would not be writing one now if this situation had been handled appropriately. We have stayed at the Woodward House at Highland Lake on two occasions. Both times we had items taken from our rooms. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had our Wedding here, Spring 2014. Very beautiful place, but don't get fooled. Do you remember Hansel and Gretel story about a young brother and sister threatened by a cannibalistic witch living deep in the forest in a house constructed of cake and confectionery? Well this place is like the house, easy to be lured in and hard to escape.... More

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Debi S, Director of Sales at Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Highland Lake Inn & Resort. It is always unfortunate when a guest feels we have not adequately taken care of them. We work very hard to ensure all wedding events that we have held here over the past 15 years are wonderful and without any unpleasant incidents, and only a couple over the... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year my husband and I go and feel so refresh when we leave. The grounds are so peaceful and quiet and the rooms are perfect. We first stayed at the lodge and then later at the Woodward House. The lodge is very cozy but the Woodward house is just wonderful. Breakfast is free and all you can eat and... More

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Debi S, Director of Sales at Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing why you come to Highland Lake Inn & Resort each year. It is a wonderful place for renewal. Thank you for sharing all of the areas that stand out to you. Oh yes, the breakfast is a great start to the day, with lunch and dinner being equally as good. It is always our desire to... More

Raleigh
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We go to Highland Lake Inn and stay in the cabins every year at the end of July for a family reunion. The accommodations are nice (bed sleeps well and showers are hot). The cabins have two rooms in each with adjoining opportunities. One room has a king size bed and a twin with a fireplace. The second room has... More

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Debi S, Director of Sales at Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful description of Highland Lake Inn & Resort. It truly gives your perspective of the experience while enjoying our mountain resort. We are so pleased to have your families each July and hopefully for many more summers to come! It is always our desire to have guests feel at home and comfortable with their... More

Huntington, WV
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Took Mom & Dad out for their 42nd anniversary. Mom had trout, Dad had Leg of Lamb and I had Ravioli. All were most excellent. Totally worth the price, the environment is scenic and woodsy and we went on a Tuesday evening which was quiet and NO CROWDS. On weekends I understand there is music accompaniment with dinner. Great wait... More

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pfassbender, General Manager at Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dinner with us! Season's has a very diverse menu and it looks like you took advantage of three very diverse entrees. Monday and Tuesday nights are a wonderful time to come to dinner; less busy than on popular weekend nights...you get the same great food and service with an opportunity to enjoy... More

Savannah, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Debated even mentioning this resort. Very peaceful. Didn't see a smartphone for three days. Seems folks wanted to give their undivided attention to each other.(Note: It's very difficult to get away from smartphone zombies anymore. Probably should move along and look somewhere else if you or the kids must maintain a smartphone heroin fix). If you need a quiet place... More

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Debi S, Director of Sales at Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville, responded to this review

Thank you so much letting the review win the debate! Through your eyes you have shared a wonderful feeling of Highland Lake Inn & Resort. Thank you so much for that. It is always our hope that folks enjoy their time with us and share with others. Our hammocks are so inviting and so accommodating after a day out around... More

Athens, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

As you drive past a small strip mall, you may worry that the inn where you've booked a room won't be the hidden refuge you sought. Not to worry. This gem of a resort opens up at the end of a secluded drive. Awaiting you are clean, well furnished rooms; very comfortable king sized beds; tasteful common areas; a breakfast... More

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Debi S, Director of Sales at Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville, responded to this review

It is such a pleasure to hear of your wonderful experience at Highland Lake Inn & Resort. Thank you so much for staying with us and sharing with others the wonders of this mountain resort. It is always our desire to have guests feel at home and comfortable with their stay whether traveling with family, as a couple or an... More

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92 reviews 92 reviews
13 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Our family loves staying at Highland Lake. The property is beautiful with lots to do on site and in the nearby area. There is a beautiful pool and hot tub, a lake with canoes and paddle boats, bikes to borrow, a walking trail, yoga studio, game room, hammocks, and tree swings. Restaurant serves a delicious breakfast buffet. Close to Hendersonville... More

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Debi S, Director of Sales at Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review of Highland Lake Inn & Resort. You have shared all of the wonderful activities that makes a stay with us so unique. There is something special about being in a canoe on the lake and watch the geese swim by! Or even relaxing by the pool, while others play volleyball or pitch... More

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I will start with the positives. Highland Lake Inn is a gorgeous place. It is nestled in the woods and truly feels like a mountain resort. The food is fabulous (at Seasons), but as a wedding venue I would urge brides who want a reliable, organized, venue to stay away. We had a multiple of problems with this venue over... More

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Debi S, Director of Sales at Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your recent wedding at Highland Lake Inn and also, for sharing your concern with instances of lack of communication on the part of Highland Lake Inn. We were pleased that you found our facility, our grounds and our food delightful. We loved that you loved our Honeymoon Suite, The Primrose. Still, we want... More

Irmo, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The stay there was amazing! The first 3 nights we stayed in the Lodge and the other 2 we stayed in the Primrose Suite. Both were extremely clean and well kept. The Lodge has a large lobby area that was perfect to hang out with the family we had there and a downstairs rec room that entertained us all for... More

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Debi S, Director of Sales at Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful view of Highland Lake Inn & Resort. We are so pleased to have you stay with us. Yes Primrose is a wonderful cottage as well as the Lodge. The Lodge is especial great for families to have open space. It is always our desire to have guests feel at home and comfortable with... More

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Address: 86 Lily Pad Lane, Flat Rock, NC 28731-9507
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Flat Rock
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Hotel Class:3 star — Highland Lake Inn & Resort Hendersonville 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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What nature doesn’t offer, we do.There’s something magical about this place. You can hear it in the wind. Feel it in the breeze. Behold it in the rich panorama of color that greets one at every turn. The Native Americans recognized the soul-inspiring beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains centuries ago—calling them “the great blue hills of God.”A Peak Experience that’s within your reach.At Highland Lake Inn & Resort, we offer guests a wealth of amenities and options, at a one-of-a-kind value. There’s no other place in Western North Carolina quite like us—encompassing such a wide range of enticing benefits and accommodations. Poised atop 26 scenic acres in Western North Carolina, our goal is to deliver an authentic mountain experience that’s as vast and varied as these storied hills. Here is a destination that appeals to everyone: families, couples, groups, newlyweds, business leaders, and everyone in between. We are at once a retreat, and a launching point for exploration. A place to rest, and explore. A haven for relaxation, and adventure. We offer the seclusion of a tucked-away mountain setting—and the convenience and sophistication of a world-class resort. We are more than an inn. More than a place to dine. More than a typical mountain resort. We are home for whatever you seek. ... more   less 
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