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See why so many travellers make Smoketree Lodge their lodge of choice when visiting Banner Elk. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you. Close to some of Banner Elk's most popular landmarks, such as Sugar Creek Gem Mine (2.7 km) and Apple Hill Farm (6.8 km), Smoketree Lodge is a great destination for tourists. You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that include a flat screen TV, a kitchenette, and air conditioning, bringing comfort and convenience to your visit. Plus, Smoketree Lodge offers a pool, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. It's easy to stay connected during your stay as Smoketree Lodge offers guests free wifi. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. If you like pubs, Smoketree Lodge is conveniently located near Bayou Smokehouse & Grill, Bodegas Kitchen and Wine Bar, and Nick's Restaurant and Pub. During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Grandfather Mountain Nursery Garden Center (0.8 km), Grandfather Trout Farm (2.0 km), and Maggie Black Pottery (0.7 km), which are all within walking distance of the lodge. At Smoketree Lodge, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Banner Elk.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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The staff was awesome especially since we were arriving very late on Christmas night. The resort itself needs updating. If they would invest a few dollars, this would be a 5 star location. That is only resort for the average score.
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We stopped on our way to check out Lees-McRae when our daughter was planning on attending back in 2012. Best decision we ever made. This is our go to place to stay whenever we are in the area of Boone/Sugar Mountain/Banner Elk. The views, the indoor pool, the game room, the huge
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Spent a week here as a base to see the changing leaves in the area. Bed was comfortable, rooms were clean and the people were very nice. It’s an older place and not fancy but worked well for us. We made a little breakfast some mornings in the TINY kitchen but it worked and
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Having been to Smoketree Lodge on 2 previous occasions says everything about my satisfaction with the resort. I would recommend Smoketree Lodge to anyone visiting North Carolina Particularly if hiking to various waterfalls or visiting places such as Boone, Blowing Rock &
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LonG way out of Banner Elk. Bedroom door hinge screws so loose it fell off door jam hung by upper hinge only! Handle on big frying pan so loose it was dangerous. WiFi instructions are dated 2007! Pre-IPhone. (May refer to Windows XP) No normal shampoo etcin bathroom.
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"Rooms near front have traffic noise-not terrible"
"Choose a room with enough beds for everyone. Do not count on the sofa beds."
"not sure if all rooms were the same"
"Stay on the parking lot side or listen to the big trucks go up the steep hill."
"Be on main floor for best wi-fi connectivity."
US$80 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsBanner Elk
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