I visited here again after a wonderful experience last fall. This place is beautiful, clean and the owners are delightful. Sad to leave; look forward to going back. Expected a hot breakfast, but bagels and granola were fine. Fruit was fresh; coffee was hot. Not a dealbreaker.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Laughing Heart Lodge opened in August 2012 after extensive renovation. The lodge was built in 1892 and for over 50 years was a Jesuit Retreat Center. Today Laughing Heart Lodge offers accommodations for visitors and travelers in its 9 lovingly renovated rooms (7 with private baths) and most with exceptional mountain views. Laughing Heart also has a hostel which is at the trailhead of the Appalachian Trail and offers very affordable lodging for hikers and other visitors to Hot Springs. ... more less