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The Inn at Elk River

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely stay at the Inn over the 4th of July. The view of the sunset was gorgeous, and watching the country club's fireworks from the upper deck of the inn was a nice bonus. The inn was spotlessly clean, the bed was very comfortable, and the hostess, Darlene, was beyond compare. She is entertaining, welcoming, and makes... More 

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

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! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River... More 

Statesville, North Carolina
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38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have traveled a lot but never stayed in a Bed and Breakfast. What a great one to start with. We were pleased with our room, beautiful mountain view off our back deck. Darlene was a wonderful Innkeeper, we had amazing fruit cobblers for evenings and the breakfast was so delicious. Great experience we would do it again.

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

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! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River... More 

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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I must preface this review with a distinction between Darlene a delightful innkeeper and the facility itself. Darlene and her mother were very congenial. They worked diligently to provide a lovely atmosphere for their guests. However, we couldn't seem to cool the room with the small window unit AC. It was poorly installed which would allow mosquitos or other bugs... More 

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

Thank you for your gracious review of our innkeeper, Darlene Calvert & your recent stay at the Inn at Elk River. There is no greater compliment we can hope for than when guests that show their appreciation for our Innkeeper & her mother for the efforts they put forth on behalf of our guests. As owners of the Inn at... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Darlene was very accommodating in fixing a breakfast that my husband (being a diabetic) could eat. The view is very wonderful. Darlene was very gracious and we enjoyed our stay. The inn had an excellent rating for their sanitation - 100.00%! We would recommend this place to everyone! Ginny & John T.

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

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! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We had a great day of hiking and arrived at the Inn about 8pm. Darlene greeted us, gave a brief tour and offered some peach cobbler. It was around sunset, and my daughter took some nice photos off the double deck overlooking the mountains. It was so relaxing to sit on the Adirondack chairs as the stars come out and... More 

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

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! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We were welcomed by Darlene,the innkeeper right away she is very hospitable and the breakfast she served was delicious. We enjoyed talking with her about the area. However, we realize that in the mountains the nights are usually cool and opening a window and a fan would cool the room, but it was rather hot during the day and our... More 

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

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! We have now installed the air conditioners in all rooms, as there had been no need for them until... More 

North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

My husband and I stayed at this Inn for one night as a get away. The Inn was very pleasant and the views were wonderful. Our room had a working fireplace and a porch off the back that overlooked the landing strip to the Country Club. We had a very pleasant stay in spite of rainy weather.

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

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! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We were treated like family! Darlene went out of her way to make sure we had everything we could want. The Inn was clean and wonderfully decorated to make our stay in Banner Elk just perfect. The deck view was outstanding and we were able to see the planes take off and land in the distance. This was meant to... More 

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

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! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River... More 

Rock Hill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The Inn at Elk River is the perfect getaway. Rooms are comfortable and cozy and the view from the deck is amazing. We had wonderful afternoon just sitting out and enjoying the spectacular view of the mountains and the valley below. The Inn is a short distance from town with a number of great restaurants ranging from casual to fine... More 

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

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! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River... More 

Savannah, Georgia
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We had a great stay at The Inn. We ended up in awful traffic on the way down and had to call the innkeeper to tell her we were going to be much later than planned. Even though it was an inconvenience for her, she woke up and welcomed us at 3 am when we arrived. The room was the... More 

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

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! As owners of the Inn at Elk River since 1996, all of us at the Inn at Elk River... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Elk River

Address: 875 West Main Street W., Highway 194, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Banner Elk
Price Range: $151 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Inn at Elk River 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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