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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have visited 3 times in the past year, and there have been some improvements, including a better menu in the restaurant, with a good selection of vegetarian dishes. Cabins are nice, but the views from the rooms overlooking the forest and valley are better. Lots of deer and nice trails, thanks to the National Park Service. Rangers are very... More 

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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thanks TA reviewers! We knew what to expect and were not disappointed. Had lunch in the Lodge dining room-the turkey pot pie was was tasty, tho a huge portion. Pork sandwich also good. Very good service from Kathy. Nice break from our driving tour of Skyline Drive. Service out on the veranda would have been nice so we could have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Staying here was an unusual and interesting experience. It's a combination of youth hostel and safari lodge which has no equivalent in the UK. It's a collection of wooden cabins around a larger main lodge which contains the dining area and some additional rooms. Whilst you wouldn't describe it as smart and in some parts it needs investment, but it... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in a lodge room which is adjoined to the main building but accessed from outside with a nice view onto grass and trees with a few chairs and tables outside. Some deer came right up to the chairs eating the fallen acorns. The room was rustic with a non working open fireplace a dressing table with coffee machine,... More 

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Halifax County, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My son's wedding was on the back patio at Big Meadows on a gorgeous late summer afternoon. The staff was efficient and helpful for the ceremony and the reception. The food was delicious. And the prices were reasonable. Very reasonable for a wedding. Big Meadows is family friendly and not too large, cabins under the trees, deer leisurely wandering though,... More 

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Herndon, VA, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very nice cabins close to lodge with dining, but with a limited and surprisingly expensive menu. Extremely nice and accommodating staff. Some pet-friendly lodging, but more limited than you would expect for this cabin/outdoorsy environment. We have been coming here for 40 years and always look forward to it. It is the highlight of our year.

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I see some reviews are less than stellar. I go to SNP and Big Meadows for less not more, so if you think basic accommodation sounds appealing, this is your place! It is pricey, but you are paying for a trip back in time and into nature, 50+ miles from DC!

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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been looking forward to a stay at Big Meadows Lodge, but were thoroughly disappointed. There was a complete lack of customer focus. The rooms were sorely in need of repair, cleaning and refurbishment. There were torn curtains, broken locks, no duvet covers. Indeed a standard that a youth hostel would be ashamed of and totally unacceptable given the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lodge restaurant is very good with great views from the porch. The menu is a bit pricey except for the Greek omelet which we had. It was mammoth, stuffed with vegetables and Feta cheese. A real winner.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge was centrally located for daily circuit hikes. The room was primitive but it was what we expected for a structure built in 1936. There was a big hole in one of the screens in our bedroom so we could not open one of the 2 windows for proper ventilation. The bathroom window was missing hardware to prop the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $131 - $223 (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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