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The Inn at Elk River

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875 West Main Street W., Highway 194, Banner Elk, NC 28604
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Chapin, South Carolina
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our room and bathroom were very clean and warm. When we arrived there were hot tea/chocolate, lemon cake and a warm fire waiting for us. Darlene made sure we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The view was beautiful. We had a delicious French toast and bacon breakfast and enjoyed our stay. The only reason I did not... More 

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & 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! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your... More 

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband and i booked a room in Jan. for a snowboarding Weekend. it was great. comfortable rooms. soft bed, typical american breakfast. and the owner was so cordially and try to do everything to feel us like home .-) I would come back! see ya Darleen in Winter 2016/17

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

Gastonia, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

My wife and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary Dec 10, 2015. We were very impressed with our room, the views, and the spectacular inn keeper. She went above and beyond to make our special getaway the very best it could be.

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

Farmville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

My husband and I went over Thanksgiving for 2 nights. It was such a treat! Darlene makes the visit! Your wish is her command. There were homemade desserts waiting each night when we returned! Looking forward to another visit soon!

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Thank Julie W
jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

Winter Haven, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Nice room with wood burning fire place - wood provided. Nice porch off of each room Darlene was so helpful and friendly and provided a nice breakfast in the dining room overlooking the mountains. You feel like you are visiting family. We also got to meet some of her family that were visiting for Thanksgiving. Would visit again.

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Thank Diane B
jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Secluded, yet close to town and walking/hiking trails in Banner Elk. Beautiful time of year to be in the mountains of North Carolina. The Inn is quiet. Our room was spacious with private outside deck with rocking chairs to view the mountains. The main floor of the Inn had plenty of spots to relax, play cards or games, watch TV... More 

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. 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 &... More 

Kinston, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This is our second time staying here. Very nice, quiet and secluded but not so secluded you are to far from restaurants and attractions. Rooms are clean and the breakfasts are great. Banner Elk has really grown over the years. Has great restaurants and some shopping.

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

Rock Hill, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

The room was clean and well kept. Darlene was very helpful and friendly. Breakfast menu was a limited but the food was good.... Great getaway for the weekend!!!!!!!!!!! The We would definitely stay again we really enjoyed it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

Durham, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

First time staying at this Inn & was pleased with the surroundings & atmosphere. Darlene is most gracious & attentive. Our room was lovely & clean. There were snacks in the afternoon/evening that was very appreciated.

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River appreciate your feedback &... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited for our fifth anniversary. It is a couple minutes from town, Google has the road numbers backwards, but not inconvenient. Darlene was a doll, and very welcoming and helpful. The atmosphere is very sweet and the view from the deck is great. Our room was cozy with bright decor. The walls are rather thin, however... More 

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jslowery, Owner at The Inn at Elk River, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious review & stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than returning guests and we appreciate your being a loyal guest at our B&B! We regret that you missed breakfast due to a stomach bug but trust that your husband is feeling better! As owners of the... More 

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