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“Our Short Stay at the Lazy Bear Lodge” 5 of 5 stars
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315 Lazy Bear Trail, Valle Crucis, NC 28692   |  
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Ranked #4 of 8 Valle Crucis B&B and Inns
Toms River, New Jersey
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“Our Short Stay at the Lazy Bear Lodge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Although our stay was only one night, I cannot say enough good things about this B & B. The setting in the hills of North Carolina was breathtaking with spectacular views of the mountains. The lodge was cozy and the amenities were "top notch." The owners were extremely gracious and the breakfast was 5 star. As we travel through that area several times each year we plan to stay at the lodge whenever possible.

Room Tip: The rooms facing the mountains have the best view.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We stayed here for valentines day and fortunately it was on a Thursday because there was only one other couple at the Lodge. It was an absolutely wonderful lodge. We spent our Valentine's day window shopping at Blowing rock, talking by the fire, having a gourmet dinner delivered to the lodge, and finally a nice bubble bath. The lodge is very well designed and nicely decorated, it felt authentic and true to what a cozy little lodge would feel like. Anne and Mark were wonderful hosts! They were helpful and provided us with places to eat and shop. Breakfast was excellent and i loved that music played throughout the lodge. Very relaxing! The lodge is just very picturesque. Their dogs were adorable giant furballs. I highly recommend this place for anyone needing a getaway from civilization.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I have stayed at this B&B twice in the last year. Everything about this B&B is great. No complaints at all. The scenery is amazing from this B&B. This will be my go to B&B when visiting the Boone area.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

For about seven years, my wife and I have taken an annual weekend trip to Lazy Bear with four other couples. We rent the whole lodge with their five bedrooms. All of us have stayed in B&B's all over the USA as well as other countries and we rate Lazy Bear as number 1. Where else can you go and view deer and flying squirrels from the back porch. Breakfast is the best ! They are great cooks. If there is something that you forgot and need - just ask. The lodge is as clean as any 5 star hotel. The hospitality is second to none. Anne and Mark have done a great job and the dogs (Bo & Bella) help make you feel at home. Just tell them that the OTHG sent you...............................

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

I took my wife here for her birthday. It was my first time at a bed and breakfast. We absolutely loved that place. The views were phenomenal, even with the rain. The dogs were pleasant, the breakfast delicious and Anne and Mark were super helpful about getting around town, what to do, etc. I would definitely recommend this for a little getaway.

Room Tip: It's worth the extra twenty bucks to get one of the two rooms that overlooks the mountain on the...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

This is a great place for animal lovers - the resident canines, Bo and Bella, are a focal point of the lodge. Great mountain view from the back porch and lots of wildlife to enjoy - birds, squirrels, deer. Our room was comfortable and clean. Breakfast was delicious and nicely served. The location is great - much closer to Boone than we originally thought. Unfortunately, the owners were out of town during our stay so we missed the warmth and hospitality I'm sure they would have shown us. We hope to return and meet them!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

The owners just happened to be out of town for the four days we spent at Lazy Bear. However, one their best friends, Chip, managed the place in their absence. Chip along with the other staff members made us feel right at home. We had the best breakfasts, the best directions of where to visit and eat in the area and the best time ever spent in a B&B! The lodge is clean, in a wonderful setting and very comfortable. We felt more like we were at home rather than at a vacation spot. I've never seen staff so eager to make us comfortable and who were also very friendly.
We feel like we've made friends for life and are looking forward to our next visit. Oh, and don't forget the dogs Bo and Bella... They were wonderful and very friendly, too.
What a great experience!

Room Tip: All the rooms are great!
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Lazy Bear Lodge

Address: 315 Lazy Bear Trail, Valle Crucis, NC 28692
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Valle Crucis
Amenities:
Restaurant Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Valle Crucis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The lodge is a 2-story log cabin with 5 luxurious bedrooms, large comfortable porches, long range sweeping views, and plenty of privacy. The relaxing front porch overlooks a garden and sream, and is just steps away from convenient parking. Sweeping long-range views are found from the two story living room and back porches. ... more   less 

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