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The Inn at Elk River

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Certificate of Excellence
The Inn at Elk River in Banner Elk, NC is honored to have received a 2012, 2013 & 2014 Trip Advisor Award of Excellence! For the past several years, Trip Advisor has ranked the Inn at Elk River as one of the top rated B&B facility in the NC High Country Mountain region, an honor that Innkeeper Darlene Calvert works very hard to maintain. The Inn is always spotless clean and fresh. The Inn has 8 rooms with private baths and a beautiful view of the NC mountains from the deck outside each room. Four of the eight rooms have working fireplaces for cool, cozy evenings. Room rates include a full breakfast for two prepared and served fresh each morning. The Inn at Elk River is an inviting Williamsburg Inn that has been owned and operated by three couples since 1996; John and Malinda Lowery, Bill and Loretta Dodgen and Richard and Ann Miller. Come and enjoy every season in Banner Elk N.C. As The Inn at Elk River is open year round and the hospitality will surpass your expectations. Come see for yourself why The Inn at Elk River has been highly rated as one of the best B&B's in the NC mountains by TripAdvisor for the past deveral years!
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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We recently stayed at The Inn at Elk River for a wedding in Banner Elk, and really enjoyed our stay at the hotel. We were provided with a delicious breakfast and great coffee every morning, and some snacks, treats, and pie in the afternoon. The room was comfortable and clean,
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Response from jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River
Responded 1 week ago
Happy New Year! Thank you for your gracious review & your recent stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your desire to become a loyal guest at our B&B! Our Innkeeper, Darlene is known to go beyond the call of duty to satisfy our guests, so thank you for your positive comments. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! Please share your experience with the Inn at Elk River with your friends & family. Thank you so much for your stay & please consider a return visit in the near future to our B&B Inn on your next visit to Banner Elk! Thank you again and come back soon!!
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Property's Favorite Review
Second visit for my husband and me... a quick weekend get-away! A beautiful setting with an awesome view. Quiet and quaint. Darlene is a wonderful host! Makes sure we’re comfortable... and her breakfasts are the best! We look forward to our next stay!!
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Response from jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River
Responded Aug 14, 2018
Thank you for your return visit and gracious review for your recent stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your desire to become a loyal guest at our B&B! Our Innkeeper, Darlene is known to go beyond the call of duty to satisfy our guests, so thank you for your positive comments. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! Please share your experience with the Inn at Elk River with your friends & family. Thank you so much for your stay & please consider a return visit in the near future to our B&B Inn on your next visit to Banner Elk! Thank you again and come back soon!!
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A very nice B & B place to visit for our first time. Very neat and clean property with great access to downtown Banner Elk. Real fire place that will provide for a romantic adventure. The snow made for a charming weekend to relax and enjoy some of the town's restaurants and
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Response from jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River
Responded 2 weeks ago
Happy New Year! Thank you for your gracious review & your recent stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your desire to become a loyal guest at our B&B! Our Innkeeper, Darlene is known to go beyond the call of duty to satisfy our guests, so thank you for your positive comments. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! Please share your experience with the Inn at Elk River with your friends & family. Thank you so much for your stay & please consider a return visit in the near future to our B&B Inn on your next visit to Banner Elk! Thank you again and come back soon!!
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This is a very charming, quiet, and lovely place to stay! We came for a one night trip to ski and absolutely loved our stay. It was a perfect, warm room with a cozy vibe and beautiful views. Not to mention the owners are so helpful! Highly recommend.
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Response from jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your gracious review & your recent stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your desire to become a loyal guest at our B&B! Our Innkeeper, Darlene is known to go beyond the call of duty to satisfy our guests, so thank you for your positive comments. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! Please share your experience with the Inn at Elk River with your friends & family. Thank you so much for your stay & please consider a return visit in the near future to our B&B Inn on your next visit to Banner Elk! Thank you again and come back soon!!
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The property is in a beautiful spot...with a spectacular view.Our room was warm and comfortable.The Inn is very quiet and cozy. Darlene was a great host! She also made us a very nice breakfast! We will be back
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Response from jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your gracious review & your recent stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your desire to become a loyal guest at our B&B! Our Innkeeper, Darlene is known to go beyond the call of duty to satisfy our guests, so thank you for your positive comments. As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback & positive review of our inn & our wonderful innkeeper, Darlene! Please share your experience with the Inn at Elk River with your friends & family. Thank you so much for your stay & please consider a return visit in the near future to our B&B Inn on your next visit to Banner Elk! Thank you again and come back soon!!
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The cozy porch right outside of the rooms! with an excellent view!
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Yes, we have rooms available to rent for the month & have had several ski staff from Sugar stay with us in years past. Please call our Innkeeper, Darlene Calvert to get special rate for monthly rental at (828) 898-9669. Thank you!
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Do rooms have tubs?
Each of our 8 bedrooms has it's own private bathroom complete with a tub & shower, if that is your question. If you are referring to "hot tubs", we don't have those available. 4 0f our 8 bedroms has working fireplaces & all romms have a beautiful deck to view the gorgeous NC mountains. We welcome your stay with the Inn at Elk River in Banner Elk, NC for the best in hospitlaity in the NC Mountains. Thank you!
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"No elevator, have to walk stairs. The rooms are all pretty much the same. We enjoyed our stay."
"All rooms are excellent and clean."
"Upstairs rooms have the best views"
"Upstairs room have the best views"
"Rooms 1-4 are upper deck w/ no roof; rooms 5-8 are lower deck with a roof"
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PRICE RANGE
$152 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsBanner Elk
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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