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    Laughing Heart Lodge & Hostel

    289 NW Highway 25/70, Hot Springs, NC 28743
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    • Excellent68%
    • Very good26%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
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    1 - 5 of 46 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The best part was the friendly staff, we sat on the porch and chatted about hiking, seems we knew the same yellow-blazer! My hiking partner and I stayed before out hike from Big Creek Ranger Station to Hot Springs. They were friendly and the location...More

    Thank Paul H
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Great location, only feet from the AT trailhead/parking. Lots of beds, very tight common areas, great hostel for a section or through hiker. Semi private room and private rooms have actual beds and bedding. Three bathrooms and very small kitchen. Very short walk to a...More

    Thank Craig E
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    Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

    The lodge was beautiful and very comfortable. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. We were getting in later than we thought and were able to make arrangements to accommodate us. We stayed in the Tranquility room. First floor with a great view of the...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

    Rooms are charming. Breakfast is great and staff is friendly. Lodge is just a short walk down to Main Street. Nice place to refresh when hiking the AT. Hostel just next door as well. Able to mail my resupply to their address.

    Thank Li L
    Reviewed May 17, 2017

    The hostel is at the foot of the Appalachian Trail. There was a bonfire when we arrived. Books for reading and a donation box full of sundries abandoned by those on the trail. Super cheap, simple accommodation for those who've hostel'd abroad. Not for the...More

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    • $25 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
    • Location
    • United States >
    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Mountains >
    • Hot Springs
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    Room Tips
    "Call early, be specific, private, semiprivate, or bunk? It's a hostel you get what you pay for."
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    "The Monarch Room is spacious and well appointed!"
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    "The Cardinal is probably the quietest room. They're all quite nice."
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    "See the review - only select the cabin if you are interested in a more rustic, truly old (1800's) cabin."
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