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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A true hidden treasure! We were WOWED from beginning to end. Loved being in the mountains and experiencing true charm and elegance. So many extras that were not expected - the walking stick, the guided hikes, the wonderful rooms and linens!

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Plant City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough about The Swag! It's a hiker's paradise! You will enjoy wonderful food and fellowship. The rustic rooms are luxuriously furnished. The sights and scenery are breathtaking! You will truly experience peace and tranquility in this special place!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 27th anniversary at The Swag. We were greeted by our host Jill and made to feel right at home. Our accommodations were first class and the all inclusive meals were a foodies paradise. Hiking and outdoor activities were abundant. The inn has become our favorite spot to be spoiled.

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Matthews family does a great job with hospitality. The Swag is quite expensive, and you treated well and fed a whole lot. It is secluded so go there and just plan to stay on the property, there is lots to do and they have activity managers that do hikes and have classes. The food is outstanding. We were not... More 

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Thank msa23_2000
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SIX STARS!!! Dan and Deener Matthews run a great place with great staff, awesome food, and an wonderfully inviting atmosphere. I do not have enough room to write all the good things that they do but to say the least they make you feel so welcome and taken care of that you will not want to leave. Food is out... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we have a cabin in Maggie Valley, we have heard about The Swag for several years, but never thought ok the drive up there. To celebrate our wedding anniversary we drove up for dinner last week. It is a great location! We had wine and appetizers on the porch with a gorgeous view! Met some very nice folks who... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Swag Inn helped create a family memory of a lifetime as 17 adult children and grandchildren, surprised my mother for her 80th birthday and my parents 60th wedding anniversary with a week stay at the Swag.This was a gift from my father but I was responsible for planning. I worked with Jill last October picking rooms and planning the... More 

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Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at The Swag! Mark greeted us upon arrival with a warm smile & Southern hospitality! From there, Brittany showed us the main house & its features, then proceeded to our room which was decorated in a Smoky Mountain theme including Rocky, our black bear!! Our room, The Bishops room lacked for nothing. A king size... More 

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Thank VDC0521
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The most amazing place on earth! The food was a 5/5! Trails all over made the place so special! Story time after lunch was a treat! The garden was so special! A water wheel, a swinging bridge, a tad pool lagoon, amazing mountain views! Do not miss Swag!

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Thank Patty R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The rhododendrons around the lodge were in full bloom as was the mountain laurel; the hummingbird feeders were aflutter with birds. Sophisticated rustic was the decorative theme with comfort of prime importance. Though a "dry" county and BYOB the food was well prepared and plentiful. Hiking could either be led by guides or on your own. Each week has a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Swag is an award-winning, romantic hiking hideaway now in our 35th season. On 250 acres at an elevation of 5,000 feet, The Swag shares a common border with the Great Smoky Mountain National Park an hour's drive west of Asheville in western North Carolina. The Swag's very private setting provides inspiring views, peaceful hikes, birding and relaxation. The property's main buildings were constructed of century-old hand hewn logs and from it's mountaintop front porch, guests enjoy a 50 mile panoramic mountain view to the east and south. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Swag

Address: 2300 Swag Road, Waynesville, NC 28785
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Waynesville
Price Range: $628 - $1,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
The Swag Hotel Waynesville
Country Inn Waynesville
Waynesville Country Inn
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