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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is an echo in the mountain valley as the strings play "In the Pines" at the Community Center in Cashiers while we all ate fried fish. This small town is a few miles east over the mountain from the Skyline Lodge and Restaurant. Highlands is four miles west on Highway 64. If you enjoy gourmet food, then you have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We initially booked this lodge because it was close to a wedding which we were attending and because like many of the hotels in the area, The Skyline Lodge didn't require a 2 night stay. Location is lovely and secluded. There really isn't anything that we would change in that regard! Our room was fine with a small balcony on... More 

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

......thank you for your compliments and observations ,,yes indeed the server did get some bad news and it effected his attitude that day ..he is usually much much more fun ....I do thank you for taking the time to write and giving us a positive review overall ..... happy trails to you .......... More 

Ocala, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Simply delightful, from our morning coffee on our corner balcony as the sun rose over the opposing mountain to drifting off to sleep to the soft music of a waterfall & a crackling fire in our fireplace. Amenities include pool, sauna, steam room, fitness center, tennis courts, fishing pond, hiking trails & more - no need to leave the grounds.... More 

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

you are so very welcome ,,,you took the words right out of my mouth ,,, thank you for staying with us .........happy trails More 

Brevard, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

When in Highlands, I wouldn't stay any where else. The staff was friendly and helpful, the food superb, and the seclusion was wonderful. I enjoyed the no ac, the sauna and the hot tub. They weren't really serving a lunch menu so we got to order what we wanted...within reason.

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Thank johnnyv333
PAUL S, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

........thank you for choosing to stay with us .....my staff does go out of their way to help our guests ( it is our job after all ) each and every day ....we all consider it a pleasure and privilege to have you at Skyline ... AND the property a no-stress zone !!!!..... More 

Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Vintage (in a good way), 1920's lodge in the beautiful Highland Mountains. This was our second time staying at this property; for the area this is by far your best value. Beautiful grounds and interesting mid century architecture. Restaurant and bar on site and several decks to relax on to take in the mountain views. We prefer the waterfall side... More 

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SkylineLodge, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

...I wish that my own rooms were on that side of the Lodge ,because I live on property ,,,and there is no need of air conditioning ,,,great breezes , cool nights ... thank you for your comments ,,we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us ,,,, happy trails ....... More 

Long Island, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a local wedding. I love rustic but as soon as we got on the property the scent of mold was everywhere - in the rooms, outside the rooms, around the pool, in the workout center, etc. A few of us slept with the balcony doors and every window open and a fan on to help alleviate... More 

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SkylineLodge, General Manager at Skyline Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this review

It is always unfortunate when someone is upset ,especially about something that happens previously ,and takes it out on the next innocent someone or business they are dealing with . One of Skyline's recent guest's review said ; I own a house in highlands, so I often send relatives to other hotels when we are busting at the seams. Last... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place in the mountains. A great example of mid century modern architecture. However the rooms are in desperate need of upgrading. Wonderful restaurant and pleasant staff. Beautiful mountain views. If the place was updated I would definitely give it five stars!

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

..We definitely do not want cookie cutter rooms , upgrading destroys the theme we are striving to maintain ,every room is unique ,,we do not want 5 stars if it takes away from the ambiance ....thanks for staying with us and we respect your opinion ,,,,,happy trails to you .. More 

Emporia, Virginia
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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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 August 10, 2016 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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 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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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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • 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: $103 - $1,094 (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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