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Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Lake Lure
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“Unreal golf trip with the nicest help ever!”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

20 guys recently chose Rumbling Bald for our annual ryder cup golf trip. This was our 8th trip and the people at Rumbling Bald could not have made it more delightful. From the service, dining, facilities, amenities, and overall beauty of this golf resort, we could not have made a better decision than Rumbling Bald with it's two championship courses. Every person that works there has a smile! In the words of the great General Douglas MacArthur, "We shall return!"

  • Stayed July 2014
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Augusta, Georgia
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

We just returned from an annual guys (20 of us) golf trip July 16-20. Accommodations were nice but it only goes up from there. The courses were great. We played for two days in a steady (sometimes torrential) rain. Could not believe how well the courses drained. The staff is amazing. Very friendly and courteous. Case in point-during our round Saturday the starter came around on the course (we thought to tell us they were going to close the course due to rain) and brought each of our groups dry towels. The food was excellent. All we did was eat, sleep, play golf and have a great time. Great value for the $$. If you are looking for a place with great courses, great people and great food I highly suggest you check out Rumbling Bald. The STC Cup will be back. Thanks for all that you did for us.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Augusta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Just got back and could not have been more pleased. We had 20 guys there for our annual STC Cup event and we will return in the future. The staff where all so very helpful and nice. Food, drinks, and amenities all excellent!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Baltimore, MD
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

The reservations agents / customer service agents were very kind and helpful. While in the area, we went to the lake's beach and stayed briefly, then went to the nearby pool for the second day in a row because my children had such a great time! Legend's has very good pizza. We stayed in Apple Valley Villas - next time, I would opt to stay inside of the resort and rent a golf cart for the week. We were only there for a day and a half - next time, we need to plan a longer stay.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Winter Garden, Florida
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

Last time we were in the area we stayed on the south shore of Lake Lure. We were only able to come visit Rumbling Bald for a few meals and drinks while on that visit. Now that we returned we are happy to have stayed with the Resort. We chose one of their Apple Valley units which are perfect to couples. Small efficiencies or studios basically. Not inside the main gate, but still on property. We did not realize how large the Resort's footprint was until we traveled around with a Realtor looking at property and homes. Realtor was right on property and that made it easy for sure. Everything was really well kept and my wife has selected her top 3 properties if we purchase. We will be making this Resort and the entire area our new getaway. Hope to play Golf next visit as we were too caught up in looking for property this visit. Wish us luck and hope to make some new neighbors soon.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

We visited over the 4th of July weekend and stayed in Apple Valley. I knew that our room would be a ways away from the rec center/check-in location but did not know it would actually be outside of the security gate and down the road. The resort is well run, and the boat cruise and fireworks were enjoyable. I do have to mention that I think the fees for canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, etc. are a little on the expensive side. You could rent the same things at a public park for half of what they charge, if not less. I also thought it was a little tacky to promote inflatables and firetruck rides for kids on the 4th of July and then charge for them. In the spirit of the holiday, that should have been included.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Yes my family and I did absolutely had a spectacular time from June 28-July 5. We had such a great time we even tried to stayed a few other nights but that was a no go because you guys were so booked up..The only complain that we have was the sick fox which was beyond your control that the fire department and my husband had to put down, and our dyer that did not wanted to dry our clothes and last but not least how were there were about 15 people plus small children crowded in the hot tub on the Fourth when there are supposed to be no kids allowed in the hot tub?. Other than that we would love to come back.. This is our family's third year to the mountains but the first year that our oldest son was able to join us... To be honest with you when we arrived at Rumbling Bald my husband and I was like "Oh my" what are we going to do? But to our surprise there was ALOT to do here. Also my oldest son mapquest the area and told us that we were in a middle of a golf course we were like oh ok... BUT OMG!! We were such in awe over this place...... The staff and the visitors were awesome!!! Our unit was on the back side away from the golf course which was fine with us because we loved our mountain side. We were hoping to see the bears lol... And we had no wifi in the unit but that was fine because it gave us more quality time together as a family!!!

Again to all of you at Rumbling Bald for the greatest time ever.. Also we went on the dinner cruise that was a great time right there.. it was just my husband and I.. Our captain Nancy and our server Julius were great... And the fireworks was nothing like we see at home in our small town.. THEY WERE FREAKING AWESOME!!!! AGAIN WE LOVED OUR VISIT WISH WE COULD HAVE STAYED A LITTLE LONGER...

  • Stayed June 2014
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Property: Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure
Address: 112 Mountains Boulevard, Lake Lure, NC 28746
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Lake Lure
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Lake Lure
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure 3*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure is a picturesque mountain resort situated near Charlotte, Greenville, and Asheville. The resort is nestled at the base of majestic 2,800-foot Rumbling Bald Mountain on the north end of beautiful Lake Lure. One of the Southeast's most popular wedding destinations, Rumbling Bald Resort is great for all kinds of group functions, family gatherings, golf outings, or romantic getaways. With close to 150 vacation rentals that range in all sizes and price ranges. Each home, studio and condo on the Resort property are individually owned and each site therefore has a unique personality. Our rental sites are fully furnished, but will vary in the amenities each offers. ... more   less 
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