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Historic Tapoco Lodge Resort

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Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for the New Year's celebration - welcoming reception, superb multi-course meal with wine pairings, dance with live band, New Year's champagne toast, brunch on Jan 1 and more. Not only was the meal outstanding, the staff attentive and friendly, and the setting lovely and interesting, staying in the lodge made us feel like a special guest in someone's...

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Southern Indiana
Reviewed January 17, 2017

After a beautiful drive from Bryson City, following along the shore of Fontana Lake and Cheoah Lake, we crossed at the base of the old dam and arrived at the lodge. Located alongside the edge of a mountain stream, we almost drove by the entrance. It's a very nice location, with the lodge and an old (non-functional) gas station along...

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Chelsea S, Public Relations Manager at Historic Tapoco Lodge Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Tapoco Lodge. Falling asleep to the sounds of the Cheoah River is just magical. I'm so glad you had the chance to enjoy the sounds of our sweet mountains. We are happy to announce that in 2017 we will have internet service and a stronger cellphone signal for our...

Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed January 1, 2017

We had a fabulous two days including their New Year's Celebration. Staff were very attentive. Cabins are upscale rustic. If you are seeking a typical chain hotel, this is not the place. If you want a restored historic lodge with character and even a resident coon hound, you will love it. We look forward to returning for other events.

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Ocoee, Florida
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

This place is a must visit when in the North Carolina mountain. Felt like a home away from home. Clean spacious rooms, beautiful well kept property, great lobby. All for a great fair price. We would definitely recommend.

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I just cannot say enough good things about Historic Tapoco Lodge! As soon as you see it off the road, it is like a wonderland. And since we were there at Christmas, it made it even more magical. We stayed in the white oak 2 cabin, which was perfect and cozy for just the two of us. The only drawback...

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

This lodge is beautiful. The food and drinks are great. The staff is warm friendly and helpful. Lots of great hikes nearby. It is farther out of town than some of the GPS think. Search for it by name not address.

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Stuart, Florida
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We were on our way from NC to Tennesse around 12:30 pm. My husband glanced in the rear view mirror and said “I see a sign back there that advertises lunch. Shall we go back and check it out?” Turning around we noted the sign facing oncoming traffic from the north but invisible to those coming from the south. We...

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Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

While handing out information to bikers on the Dragon about suds4students.org, we found this hidden treasure just across the TN line in NC. We ate lunch there and a few weeks later I took our son there for lunch (pizza). You will not believe how good it is. Anyway, last weekend my wife and I stayed the weekend and it...

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Lilburn, Georgia
Reviewed November 29, 2016

We fell in love with this place! Beautiful riverside dining and fire pits (season permitting), great dining options, gracious staff, welcoming great room with fireplace for relaxing, beautifully appointed rooms and baths, lots of hiking trails, great driving roads all around and a wonderfully comfortable mattress and sheets to cap off a perfect day! Plus, it was beautifully decorated for...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed November 29, 2016

We're sharing this hesitantly - only because we selfishly love this place! Beautiful setting and super-friendly staff make the Tapoca Lodge one of our favorite weekend getaways. Pro tip: sit outside along the river, enjoy one of their regional beers and have a burger or pizza. You'll quickly forget about the real world, and be mesmerized by the river's surging...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Tapoco Lodge is proud to offer a non-smoking atmosphere to guests seeking a lodge that’s anything but ordinary! We offer cabins or Lodge rooms with beautiful views of the rushing Cheoah River as well as suites with Jacuzzi garden tubs and full living rooms for your relaxation. The grounds have been meticulously restored to reflect the grandeur of the 1930's and our staff has been hand picked to give you the best of everything! From our gourmet five course dinners, our famous made to order breakfast to outstanding guest services Tapoco has become the highlight of the mountains. Each bundled package includes a five course dinner created by Executive Chef Alex Henry, a Culinary Institute of American graduate, as well as a full breakfast from our breakfast Chef Will Collins. We don't have a menu for breakfast; he will create whatever you like! After you've been delighted by your dinner we welcome you to relax by one of our stone fire pits or take a walk up to the beautiful Bear Creek Falls. Tapoco is also offering Adventure Day trips which can be booked up to 24 hours prior. These half and full day trips include Guided Lake Kayaking on one of three different lakes, Guided Hiking, Fly Fishing Expeditions and an afternoon Pontoon Boat and History Tour of Lake Santeetlah. The season begins with the addition of the Tapoco Tin Theater which was renovated over the winter and is now available for guest booking for weddings, seminars, team building sessions, and most anything you can imagine. The building is nothing short of incredible. Come join us for an experience you'll never forget at Historic Tapoco Lodge! For the safety, privacy and security of our guests, Tapoco Lodge has instituted a no walk-in policy and the property is dedicated for the exclusive use of our "Registered Guests." Advanced arrangements can be made for limited tours of the property on non-operating days. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Tapoco Lodge Resort

Address: 14981 Tapoco Rd, Robbinsville, NC 28771-6885
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Robbinsville
Price Range: $110 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Historic Tapoco Lodge Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Tapoco Hotel Robbinsville
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“Try for a room along the river, to enjoy the sounds of rushing water.”
 of 5 bubbles WanderingPencil, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
“Lodge rooms are beautiful and comfortable, other guests said cabins were equally nice.”
 of 5 bubbles tfkenton, Nov 29, 2016 | Read review
“get a room by the river”
 of 5 bubbles stephenjZ3703ZV, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“Hemlock Room”
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“select large room with view”
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