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Mountain Lake Lodge

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115 Hotel Circle, Pembroke, VA 24136 (Formerly Mountain Lake Hotel)
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I felt the room was. 3ish but the rest was a 4 a 4.5, giving this place a 4 as an average. I have seen lower scores but I do not feel you understand what you are paying for. Hiking, bubble ball, archery tag, zip lining, frisbee golf and a short drive to Cascade Falls were all amazing. The views... More 

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Washington Township, Ohio
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

On the plus side, the staff was friendly and helpful. The lodge common areas were ok, but nothing special. We stayed in a "rustic" cabin which is another word for run down and in disrepair. The floor was noticeably slanted and uneven. It was at least ten years past due for a coat of paint. The ceiling and window trim... More 

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3 Thank oldone2016
Heidi S, General Manager at Mountain Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Oldone2016, We are disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy the historic accommodations during your stay. The historic row cabins are basic and the only accommodations that have not been recently renovated. We are constantly making improvements to this very large historic property and the historic row cabins are not as modern as all of our other lodging options.... More 

Altavista VA, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The dirty dancing movie location was very historic and nice. The food was excellent but way over priced. Breakfast buffet $40 dollars, room really small no TV, no internet service that worked, no air conditioning. They cater to weddings and it shows. My wife is a big Dirty Dancing fan and it was really historic. The lake is nothing left... More 

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1 Thank Edward F
Heidi S, General Manager at Mountain Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Edward, Thank you for your comments. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay. We do try to set the proper expectation of the property in Our Mission video on the front page of the website https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXVo77-7ueo We are very proud of our history and want to continue to preserve Mountain Lake Lodge for future generations; however, all... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Overall, the lodge is nice but will probably not return. The lake has drained, so it's not as picturesque as I think it used to be. The amenities are not well kept. For example, the tennis courts are cracked, the hot tub is old and luke warm, the corn hole bean bags have holes in them, and the rooms are... More 

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3 Thank Fiona Y
Birmingham
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

An inviting location at 4,000 ft above seal level featuring old-world charm, this rustic stone lodge is the centerpiece of the mountaintop conservancy. Road Scholar program participants enjoyed their stay here for a week-long program - trail hikes on the Appalachian Trail. All meals were thoroughly enjoyed, including sack lunches for the trail hikes. No need for air conditioning here,... More 

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Manassas VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My wife & I spent 3 days here last month. It was right out of Dirty Dancing. We rented a cabin and really enjoyed the peace & quiet. There are some excellent hiking trails and they even have loaner copies of Dirty Dancing on DVD in the Lodge, Excellent romantic weekend. They also had an awesome seafood buffet on Friday... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a gem of a place tucked away the mountains near Blacksburg, VA (home of Virginia Tech). We went there just for lunch and a walk around the grounds. The beautiful grounds and the magnificent lodge give a real sense of old Virginia history. The real history of the place is fascinating. The lunch was excellent in a gorgeous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

I ate here for Mother's Day. Had the Sunday buffet brunch. Only one word can describe it. Phenomenal. Will definitely be back for more. The staff there is so nice and willing to accommodate any complaint or question that you may have. Scenery here is also beautiful. Which adds on to how amazing it is. I was not disappointed at... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I attended an event at the hotel recently. We approached from the mountain side (VA 613 from West VA) and learned that it was mostly a dirt/gravel/logging road. Unless you are prepared for a rough ride, enter from the VA 460 side. You'll approach up a windy, picturesque mountain road and arrive at the lodge after about 7 miles. The... More 

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3 Thank J L
Lynchburg, VA
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This old lodge still has a lot of charm. I hope it survives in the future. The hotel is clean & the staff is friendly. Food was good. But... there is only one ice machine in the lodge. I was told "There's another one downstairs, but it's broken". That is sort of a theme of the property. There used to... More 

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1 Thank Glennmeister
Heidi S, General Manager at Mountain Lake Lodge, responded to this review

Glennmeister, Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion about Mountain Lake Lodge. We sincerely appreciate your visit and hope to see you again! We have created a very informative video about our "special" lake on the front page of our website, www.mtnlakelodge.com. I understand how your initial impression would be that the lake is broken, but interestingly... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Harvest Restaurant
Harvest Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The newly renovated historic Mountain Lake Lodge features 43 Rooms in Main Stone Lodge, 16 in Chestnut Lodge, 9 Mountain Homes in Blueberry Ridge, 8 historic rustic cabins and 9 Front Lawn Cottages on 2,600 acres of preserved mountaintop property owned by the Mary Moody Northen Endowment. Mountain Lake Conservancy, a non-profit organization founded in 1989, serves to protect the land and wildlife resources on the property for future generations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Lake Lodge

Address: 115 Hotel Circle, Pembroke, VA 24136 (Formerly Mountain Lake Hotel)
Location: United States > Virginia > Pembroke
Price Range: $120 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mountain Lake Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Mountain Lake Pembroke
Hotel Mountain Lake
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