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Evening Shade River Lodge & Cabins

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Blairsvillle,GA
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Very nice people, great riverside location, good place to chill out. Room was nice and simple but had all you need. Nearby restaurants and things to see and shopping,etc. Really laid back in the off season!

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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I have been coming to the Evening Shade River Lodge for two years now, and plan to continue to come in the future. The hotel overlooks a beautiful mountain stream, and the views that you get of Chimney Rock and the surrounding mountains are incredible! You can sit on the back porch balcony and take in the sunsets, and drive...

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West Virginia
Reviewed January 27, 2017

We were looking for a place to stay over Thanksgiving and found this motel. Staff was friendly and helpful. Our room was at the ground level. It was clean, charming and old fashioned with a nice river view. We had Wifi. We loved the little private river park with big boulders and the views. I remember the driveway to the...

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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice hotel great views managers are awesome rooms are very very very clean and you feel like you are out in the mountains and not in some resort it is my opinion that this is one of the best hotels and Chimneyrock and during your stay there you may want to check out the point of...

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Cartersville, Georgia
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We needed a spot just for an overnight stay in the Lake Lure area. This is a great little retro motel, right on the river. At first we were a bit dismayed at how close it was to the road, but we soon discovered it didn't matter a bit! Traffic slowed to almost nothing by evening, and the we only...

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Reviewed October 31, 2016

Took me back to my childhood. Perfect place to stay if you want to be by a mountain river with a view of Chimney Rock State Park. Grandson loved climbing on the large boulders along the river. Friendly management, cozy rooms, beautiful scenery. Will stay here again.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Southern hospitality with warm and peaceful surroundings. Not new but clean and serene. Wonderful management service. I Recommended it if you are looking for a lodge by the river and rocks with the sound of the rushing river, lovely landscape and a down-home feel.

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Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Evening Shade is a very Warm and Cozy place to stay. We spent 3 nights there and didn't want to leave. The views of Chimney Rock and the River are right outside your back door and possibly your window depending on which room you get ( we had room 3). We had a small and adequate kitchen. The room was...

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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I've been coming up to this area for years but have actually never stayed overnight. My fiancé has never been to the area before and I planned a surprise trip for his birthday, including an overnight stay. I had no guidelines as far as choosing a place to stay, but went with The Evening Shade since it was closest to...

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed August 8, 2016

The Evening Shade is now on my "must" list of places to visit again! Charming, restful, clean – and hosts Becky and Gary couldn't have been nicer. Friends have places next door at the Dogwood RV Park, so the accommodations here were super convenient and right on the money. With spectacular river views, this place is simply awesome.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Evening Shade River Lodge & Cabins

Address: 745 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Chimney Rock
Price Range: $59 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
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“Upstairs rooms have river view balconies, downstairs have patios, and no view of the road.”
MarksFam82, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 11. Rocking chairs on porch, great view out window.”
barbararP4979SF, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“on the riverfront”
133sweetl, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“Loved Room #2. So cozy and relaxing.”
vhearl, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“poor wifi reception, Seems that is the case in the entire area.”
bgood3, Jun 19, 2016 | Read review
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