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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Accommodations were adequate, considering being in a national park Required reservations for dinner which was too long a delay. Service and food in tavern were commendable. Sunset and shooting stars were exceptional!! The parkway drive was very enjoyable.

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Bethesda, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Big Meadows Lodge - friendly staff, delicious food, spectacular scenery, beautiful surroundings/hiking... we will go back! We were in a building a short walk from the main lodge: not fancy but very comfortable room with two queen beds, coffee maker, a/c and good lamps for reading. Lovely white comforters and towels add a luxury touch. Hiking on... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you enjoy seeing the beauty of God's creation than you need to visit the Skyline Drive and Big Meadows lodge. The area is replete with wildlife and beautiful native plants. Looking over the deck toward the west and watching the sun setting is always a breathtaking experience. If you visit and don't see deer you are either not looking... More 

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Milford, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff is welcoming and cheerful. The view from our room was amazing. The food was all delicious and reasonable. The entertainment Saturday night in the tap room was great and family friendly. The lodge is centrally located and would recommend if you have the opportunity to stay, you won't be disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been coming to Shenandoah National Park for 30+ years this is the first time I remember staying at Big Meadows Lodge as an adult (we might have stayed there when I was a kid). The accommodations were exactly as described, and in my opinion far more comfortable than camping, which I have also done. While there is no air... More 

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Second time at Big Meadows lodge. Love the nostalgic old lodge but it could use some repairs. Food is pricey and not the best, came out slow and cold. Air conditioner worked great it was in the 90's. The room was straightened and replenished every day.

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bolton,england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Big Meadows Lodge is a great place to stop on the Skyline Drive. We would have loved to stay longer but only stayed the one night. We were in cabin 3 which had a wonderful view over the valley. The bed was comfortable, bathroom small but did the job. Everyone we came in contact with was friendly and helpful.... More 

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Aston, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As a kid my parents would take us camping on vacations including several stays at Shenandoah National Park. My husband and I have often camped at the park over the years. This trip we decided to treat ourselves to a stay in the Big Meadows Lodge. If you are a camper you will find that the facilities are just barely... More 

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Northern Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at many National Park lodges, most great. Sadly, Big Meadows is probably one of the worst we stayed in. Where to begin: that the facility is old and outdated? Or that the staff is incompetent and surly? Or that the room was musty and mildewed, thanks to soaking wet carpet? We made reservations at Big Meadows with... More 

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Walter K, General Manager at Big Meadows Lodge, responded to this review

Hello vatravelingbug Thank you for your review and choosing to stay with us at Big Meadows Lodge. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and are disappointed we did not meet your expectations. I apologize for the reservation error, this is a major concern. If you have a confirmation letter for Big Meadows lodge but the reservation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Big Meadows is so calming, relaxing, comforting, and beautiful. My family meets there almost every year for small family reunions and I look forward to it all year. There are wonderful places for the family to sit together and catch up (The Great Room, the back balcony, the picnic area), the dining room is gorgeous and delicious, and there is... More 

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Walter K, General Manager at Big Meadows Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Casey R Thank you for your review and choosing to stay with us at Big Meadows Lodge. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and are pleased to hear your family reunion went well. We are very happy to hear that you and your family were able to enjoy the park. The hiking and views on... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Additional Information about Big Meadows Lodge

Address: Mile 51.2, Skyline Dr, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22849
Location: United States > Virginia > Shenandoah National Park
Price Range: $117 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Big Meadows Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 97
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Also Known As:
Big Meadows Hotel Shenandoah National Park
Big Meadows Virginia
Big Meadow Lodge
Big Meadows Lodge Virginia
Big Meadows Shenandoah
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