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BEST WESTERN Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk

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Waynesboro, Virginia
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46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Probably the most friendly staff I've experienced. Very clean room, big room, parked motorcycle right up to room door then moved to front under awning. Huge heated clean outside pool and area. Good WiFi. I would recommend. Beautiful views of the mountains in every direction. CONS...... below average breakfast, no hot water at night.....

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Thank Jeff M
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Older property. Breakfast was not very good. Staff was nice. There were several dogs out by the pool area barking till around 10:30 at night. I will probably not stay there again when I am in the area.

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Thank Rmbeasley
west columbia, sc, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a wonderful stay, everyone was nice and friendly and room was amazing! Very close to places to eat, beautiful views, and good centralized location to visit many mountain attractions. I would recommend this over many other hotels in this area.

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Thank Rick B
Hickory, United States
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This motel is one of the few in the area of Banner Elk. It is decorated with a mountain theme and fits in well with the region that hosts the Highland Games each year. There are nice restaurants in the area and lots of scenic views of the mountains.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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60 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just stayed here on a girls' trip over the weekend. The hotel was very clean and the staff was professional. A breakfast is provided and it was ok, but free and on par with other hotel breakfasts. The pool looked fun and clean but we didn't use it - lots of kids having fun in it, though! The place... More 

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Ashburn, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here on scenic trip from northern Georgia to our home in Virginia. Chose for proximity to Grandfather Mountain. We chose this for a good value that also included a hot breakfast. They have a nice outdoor pool, but it was too cool to use it. Free popcorn was a nice plus, as we rented a DVD for a $1.

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Mebane, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The employees, room, physical facilities exceeded my expectations. Breakfast included a great variety of items; the ones I had did not exceeded my expectations for motel breakfasts. The grounds, including pool, seats, swings, and picnic areas, were well-appointed and well-kept. I look forward to my return on another visit.

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Stafford, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have not stayed at a Best Western in over 20 years due to my perceived decline in quality. I read the reviews on this site and decided to give them another try. The price definitely had some sway in my thinking. I may be giving Best Western another look on future travels if this motel is indicative of how... More 

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Charlevoix, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What makes this hotel "good" is not the room but the location and its other simple amenities. The rooms are clean but average... what you may expect from a Best Western; just below a new Holiday Inn Express - but not bad. Well done for what it is. Amenities: - It's outdoor pool that is central and can be seen... More 

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Lithia Springs, Georgia
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71 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is just outside town of Banner Elk. It is less than 10 miles from Grandfather Mountain. The property has a little age, but the rooms are updated and very clean. Beds were comfortable; flat screen tv had plenty of channels; breakfast was good; staff was friendly; parking was free. What more can you want from a chain hotel?... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience outstanding customer service and convenient access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lee's McRae College and more at this pet-friendly Banner Elk, North Carolina hotel. Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk where guests will find friendly customer service, newly updated guest rooms and convenient access to a variety of Western North Carolina attractions. This Banner Elk area hotel boasts 100 spacious, well-appointed guest rooms featuring cable television and wireless high-speed Internet access. Hotel guests are welcome to take advantage of a variety of hotel amenities including an seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool, guest laundry, fitness center, picnic area, business services and meeting/banquet facilities accommodating up to 200 guests. The BEST WESTERN Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk is the only pet-friendly hotel in the area. Guests staying at this Blue Ridge Mountain hotel will have convenient access to a variety of outdoor activities including skiing and snowboarding at Sugar Mountain, hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, horseback riding and golfing. Families visiting the area will enjoy spending the day at the Orchards at Alta Pass or the Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park. Grandfather Mountain, just nine miles from the hotel, provides scenic nature trails and ideal picnic areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk

Address: 1615 Tynecastle Hwy., Banner Elk, NC 28604-9708
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Banner Elk
Price Range: $85 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Best Western Plus Mountain Lodge At Banner Elk Hotel Banner Elk
Best Western Banner Elk
Banner Elk Best Western
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