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Emporia, Virginia
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37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel on top of the mountain! Would go back to the Highlands to just stay here! The room was huge..hbo..starbucks coffee..balcony to relax on! What more could you want? Hot tub and pool looked nice but didn't even use because I was so relaxed with just the surroundings..plenty of spots to sit and relax around the property. I... More 

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Thank mountaingirlatheart3
PAUL S, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

We are all pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us ..we do our best to make everyone feel right at home .. happy trails to you ........ More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I own a house in highlands, so I often send relatives to other hotels when we are busting at the seams. Last weekend, everything in town was booked, so I found the alpine. I had seen the sign before but had never been to the site. On my....what a great find. The staff was awesome, offered us food and beverage... More 

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2 Thank 714cindee
PAUL S, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much ...We are "outdated" , you are so correct to notice .. and that is the style/theme we work at//strive for ..( Skyline is not a 5 star cookie-cutter hotel )..,,We are a mountain lodge /retreat from the present day ..a no stress zone ! ..your kind words and observations are appreciated very much More 

Nashville, Indiana
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great property grounds clean rooms. The rooms need some updating but sitting on the covered deck and having breakfast on the patio made up for the outdated room. Nice hot tub area and pool. No air conditioning needed because of the cool mountain air.

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Thank Amy G
PAUL S, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

...Thank you ......We work to keep our outdated rooms , as you call them ,,we have a theme here that we love ...we are not one of those chain , cookie - cutter hotels .. and you are right ,,often we do not need that new invention ,the air conditioner , ,,the mountain air is so much healthier and fresher... More 

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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to go to the highlands on Friday afternoon, had no reservations. Everything was booked, and even if they weren't little hesitant to spend >$300 a night for one of the more famous places. Called and they had rooms. Was worried that there was no ac. But turned out okay. But would definitely bring ear plugs, lots of noise from... More 

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Thank Codisha_travel
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so freaking awesome.we were here the last week they were open for the year. From the person that checked us in to the manager we was treated like royalty. We loved the bar and restaurant and all its staff. The Sunday brunch is amazing. Thanks for treating us so great. Looking forward to returning in the fall... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Highlands, this is a great hotel for those with pets or looking for more reasonable rate. We have been here multiple times and believe it's better than the hotels downtown since it is secluded and very peaceful. The views overlooking the homes are spectacular; however, be careful, those rooms do not have A/C. All in all,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have NEVER written a review but this place was really bad. When we got there they did not have the room that we paid for and requested. The only thing they had left was a pet friendly room (I have allergies) and one very old room with no air, musty, and not very clean. The bed was so bad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were all wishing we had another day or two to spend in Highlands and at Skyline Lodge. We had a group of three rooms; two were similar and in the section behind the office but the third room was near the office and next to the pool. We really enjoyed looking out over the pool, which was made even... More 

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1 Thank Amy S
PAUL S, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

..than you for this truthful and helpful recommendation ! It was very thoughtful on your part and we appreciate the time that you put into the review ... .................happy trails to you ............ More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked our room through booking.com. Based on the picture and description the room had A/C and appeared large and nice with a mountain view. When I arrived in the room, it was very small, old and hot with a strong musty smell that overlooked a parking lot and tennis court. A large dog was left alone and frantically barking... More 

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Thank felecia S
PAUL S, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

..it is also a great disappointment for me to find out about your disappointment this way , on a website ....now I can only say ,on here, how sorry we all are ,,,the complete Skyline staff wants every guest to be pleased with their visit ..I can only request that you come back ,as my guest - complimentary of course... More 

Sarasota
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Spent two nights here in the Eagle's Nest. Nice large room with king bed, frig, microwave, coffee maker and flat screen t.v. Balcony looked out over the trees to the mountains in the distance. It was a weekend and the room was 200. We thought that was fair for Highlands area. It was about 3 to 4 miles outside of... More 

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Thank yev2
PAUL S, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

.........the trees are growing and now when we go out on the balcony , sip our complimentary Starbuck's coffee while sitting in a rocking chair ,,it feels like being in a treehouse ,,,mother nature is working ,,,,time to do more trimming again soon .. ..thank you for your kind words and staying with us ... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unbelievable is the word for the Skyline Lodge & Altitudes Restaurant...constructed of Redwood and Granite, begun in 1929 in the Frank Lloyd Wright tradition. Completed in 1965, Skyline offers a magnificent forty mile view and nestled 4,300 feet atop of Flat Mountain overlooking the banks of Big Creek's cascading waterfalls. From the comfortable rooms with balconies and beautiful views to the scrumptious meals at Altitudes , it's definitely a part of Highlands that should be visited and revisited ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skyline Lodge and Restaurant

Address: 470 Skyline Lodge Drive, Highlands, NC 28741
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Highlands
Price Range: $98 - $435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Skyline Lodge and Restaurant 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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