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Olney, Maryland, USA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been coming to Savage River Lodge for many years. Originally we brought our two dogs with us and we all had a wonderful time hiking the miles and miles of trails. They were always delighted with the dog biscuits that came with our breakfast baskets each morning. The breakfast baskets are delivered just outside the door every morning...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The plan was some February cross country skiing. So much for a plan! No snow so it turned into hiking instead but we still really enjoyed our stay. The Yurts are beautiful, unusual, cozy, and a wonderful treat. The gas stove kept things warm and toasty, the muffin and juice baskets each morning were great ways to start each day,...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at SRL for 3 nights just before Xmas. The cabins were spacious and well appointed. The lodge was beautiful and welcoming and the view from the back porch gorgeous. The entire place is luxurious in a very understated manner. There are no TVs and no wifi, so kids better be ready to read a book or to be...

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Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Susan and Vinh N! Thanks for the nice review! Hope to see you both back again. Thanks, Jan

Norfolk
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I discovered this little treasure several years ago. We love how SRL gets so much snow and 30 mins down the road there could be nothing. Everyone is super friendly. It's very relaxing and easy going. My husband travels a lot and this is "our" special place to go when it snows. Even though we haven't been...

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Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Regina F - Thanks for the great review! We do have a different Chef now than we did in 2014. So glad you all, including Forest and Einstein, had a great time! Thanks, Jan

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our weekend stay in Yurt #4 was cozy, warm and absolutely peaceful. We were surrounded by 360 degrees of beauty. SRL thought of every detail when they created the yurts. The heated floors were our favorite feature and if it wasn't for the incredibley comfortable and gigantic bed, I would have gladly slept on the bathroom floor; it felt that...

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Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this review

Hello jazz z, You're so lucky you've come in winter! The heated floors just aren't the same without the snow falling. Thank you so much for leaving a review on your anniversary experience! We're partial the beds and Comphy brand sheets ourselves. So glad you've found a special place for the two of you and hope to see you again...

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Savage River Lodge since 2004. This visit was our 20th vacation at Savage River Lodge. As usual, it was just a wonderful time. After a long long year of hard work and stress, traveling to Savage River Lodge is a welcome relief and reward. Being outside in the mountains is a quiet that can not...

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Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this review

Hello BruceJoyce2014 (Juice)! Thank you for writing of your experience! You've become such dear friends and truly know us better than most! Looking forward to seeing you for some fly fishing! Jan

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I drive between D.C. and Moon, Pa., about five times a year along I-68 in Maryland's panhandle. We sometimes pick an exit at random to get off the interstate and blindly find a lunch place. About five years ago one summer, we saw the sign for Savage River Lodge and turned off. We had gone quite a...

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Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this review

Hello hitherandJuan, Wow, what a detailed and poetic review! We certainly appreciate the time you took to give other potential guests the true feel of what it is like to visit Savage River Lodge. It sounds like you had the quintessential Lodge experience and we're so happy you were able to find rest and relaxation! Hope to see you again...

Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed January 11, 2017

After a rough start to the weekend (arriving to an impassable road, being directed to a parking spot that was not a parking spot, getting my car stuck on the ice trying to turn around to a new parking spot, waiting a very long time for a shuttle, general impression of disorganization) the lodge itself was very nice. The staff...

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Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this review

Hello jguard85, Thank you so much for the detailed review!! Thanks for looking past our shortcomings at the start of your visit. Snow always throws things into a tizzy, even after 18 years! We're so glad you found our trails, accommodations and food to be as advertised. We hope to provide an escape in the forest from the busy world....

Reviewed January 4, 2017

Having spent last Christmas at the SRL my wife and I decided to celebrate New Years in one of their Yurts. Our hope was to relax among the forest setting and enjoy a day or two of hikes among the trails. All of our hopes for spending a mellow weekend came to a crashing (literally) end on the journey along...

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Jan R, General Manager at Savage River Lodge, responded to this review

Eric - Much as we iterated to Melissa, we do appreciate you taking the time to review us. Again, we are very surprised to hear such a negative review since nothing of the sort was communicated to us during the numerous trips that Mike spent shuttling you in and out to make arrangements. While I personally, was not there moment...

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed January 3, 2017

My husband and I just got back from a horrific experience at Savage River Lodge. We arrived at 2:30pm on Friday, December 30th for a three day (the holiday minimum) stay in a yurt. Check in time is 3pm. It had been snowing on and off all day there and as we reached the entrance to SRL at the top...

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Jan R, General Manager at Savage River Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Melissa D - Thank you for the feedback. We have to say, we are quite shocked that you and Eric both left these very damning reviews. The owner Mike interacted with you and Eric repeatedly and reports that nothing negative in the slightest was said to him during those interactions. Most of which, were spent shuttling you in and...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfort - Privacy - Relaxation. We often hear these words when people talk about the Savage River Lodge. Nestled within more than 700 acres of Western Maryland's Savage River State Forest, the lodge is a peaceful retreat from a busy world. Once you're here, you'll find all the elements of relaxation and comfort--fantastic food, sink-into accommodations, your own private cabin, and exceptional hospitality. Whether you prefer to watch nature from your rocking chair or spend your day in pursuit of your favorite outdoor activity, you'll take home the spirit of the forest...and the Savage River Lodge. Our eighteen luxury cabins and the nearby lodge building, surrounded by the forest, convey a rustic, lived-in comfort. Our amenities and appointments, however are decidedly upscale and infused with a genuinely friendly and relaxed hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Savage River Lodge

Address: 1600 Mt. Aetna Road, Frostburg, MD 21532
Location: United States > Maryland > Frostburg
Price Range: $229 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“We stayed in cabin 12 this time. Great forest view and a nice private balcony. Fifteen is very good, too.”
 of 5 bubbles marjorieh291, 2 days ago | Read review
“Your cabin will either face the woods or straight walk up. Not all are pet-friendly ask for the type of cabin that best fits your wants.”
 of 5 bubbles fucitor, 1 week ago | Read review
“All cabins are great. Stayed in almost every cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles BruceJoyce2014, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose a yurt that is off the road some distance if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles Akempus, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
“Choose a yurt closer to the road...parking is easier.”
 of 5 bubbles KellBellHocking, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
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