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Shadow Mountain Escape

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1132 Jewell Hollow Road, (bordering the Shenandoah National Park), Luray, VA 22835
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Ranked #1 of 11 Specialty Lodging in Luray
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visited shadow mountain escapes for 4 nights in April and would highly recommend to any one needing some down time. It's just a 1 1/2 hour drive from Washington, D.C. And super easy to get to. Having said that, drive carefully if you are arriving for the first time in the dark as the exit off... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A charming and beautifully maintained cluster of four immaculate 1- and 2-bedroom housekeeping units in a beautiful and secluded wooded setting only minutes from the Thornton Gap entrance to Shenandoah National Park make Shadow Mountain Escape a unique and inviting couples retreat. My wife and I stayed six nights at SME for a fall vacation to appreciate the late October... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I planned a mini getaway to the Shenandoah Valley over the recent federal holiday and were fortunate enough to have found this truly amazing escape! It was more beautiful and relaxing than we could have imagined and only wish we could have stayed longer. Our stay started off with a wonderful welcome by one of the SME... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

One of the nicest, quaintest, friendliest, best places we have EVER stayed - and we have done quite a bit of traveling. I can not say enough great things about this gem in the mountains. Will be back for sure.

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Marathon, Florida
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Because they are delicious and you will be obligated to devour them. Perfect place for a romantic getaway. Secluded, but easy to get to places in Luray and the surrounding communities, and you can get pizza delivered to the cabin. Fancy that! Beautiful setting, reasonably priced, the owners are both helpful and respectful of one's privacy. Can't get any better... More 

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10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

This is a hidden gem! My wife and I spent a few days just unplugging from the outside world and hiking. The owners, Ralph and Karen, are uber friendly and make you feel at home immediately. The cabins are spacious and well decorated, the timber framing is reminiscent of old Germany and brought back fond memories. You owe it to... More 

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None, Piemonte, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had a wonderful time we been here twice and love the peace and quite and the long walks it was great.I have been telling that's married you got to come here.I'm going stay in all the cabins.And the couple is so darn nice lol we need more people like them in this world.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We have been back to Shadow Mountain Escape over a dozen times. This most recent time was with our dear friends from St. Louis for a little R & R and a little taste of Virginia Wine Country. Karen & Ralph do a superb job of keeping the cabins charming and immaculate. They are always updating the cabins and the... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed in the Ladybug cabin for a weekend in early-mid September. The cabin/loft has 100% timber wood framing with European-style decor. It was very intimate and cozy and very CLEAN. We enjoyed the seclusion and quietness of the property and Ralph and Karen were magnificent hosts. Skyline drive and Shenandoah National Park is a short 15-20 min drive. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Dragonfly cabin was perfect. The location is perfect, located away from the hustle & bustle of town but still close enough to enjoy Luray. Close to the entrance to the Skyline Drive. The hosts are perfect. welcoming you when you get there but then disappearing unless you need them. The baked goods left as a welcoming gift are perfect!! Loved... More 

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Address: 1132 Jewell Hollow Road, (bordering the Shenandoah National Park), Luray, VA 22835
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Location: United States > Virginia > Luray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Shadow Mountain Escape Hotel Luray

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