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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have independently selected The Swag as our favorite place in the world. The food, facilities and service are unsurpassed. The Swag shares a property line with the Smoky Mountains National Park which makes for some great hiking. Need I say more?

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Thank Kent M
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy great scenery, food, hiking, or just hanging out this is the place. All the staff as well as Dan and Deener do everything imaginable to make you stay the best possible. We have been very fortunate to stay at a lot of fine places but this second to none. Susan and Bill

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Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience starts when you arrive at the gate and doesn't end until you drive back down the mountain with surprises and beauty around every corner. A wonderful hideaway for a family gathering or a couple retreat.

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Thank Maryann D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been a few years since we had visited The Swag. We were delighted that everything was as good as before and better. Food is superb. Each room has its' own character. We stayed in the Terrace which has everything you need - sitting room, king bed, covered terrace, sauna, steam shower, jacuzzi, etc. The location is amazing with... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Swag is a delight, start to finish. The setting is amazing--high in the mountains and right next to the Smoky Mountain National Park, with beautiful views in all directions--the rooms are designed to encourage guests to linger, the food is five star and the staff is friendly and extremely competent. If you go once, you are almost certain to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Thank debraml
Plant City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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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Thank lisa s
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 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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Thank Penny P
Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

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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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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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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 Rd, Waynesville, NC 28785-2407
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Waynesville
Price Range: $628 - $1,051 (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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