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“The Lodge at Lake Lure was the perfect retreat for us!”

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The Lodge on Lake Lure
Ranked #2 of 3 Lake Lure B&B and Inns
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Charleston
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“The Lodge at Lake Lure was the perfect retreat for us!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2009

Several years ago we passed by The Lodge at Lake Lure and said then that we needed to stay there sometime. Well we finally made it back to The Lodge to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and The Lodge at Lake Lure truely was the perfect retreat for us! The rustic lodge with its beautiful setting overlooking Lake Lure made us totally relaxed. The staff made us feel like we were with good friends! We stayed in the Magnolia Room and enjoyed the fireplace and the deck overlooking the lake. Breakfast was good both mornings with a set menu of hot food or we could have ceral, yogurt and fruit also.
Overall The Lodge at Lake Lure was an excellent place for us to spend our anniversay! We look forward to going back soon!

  • Stayed October 2009, travelled as a couple
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2009

My husband and I just returned for a weekend getaway to "The Lodge on Lake Lure". We have stayed at several bed and breakfast's before but, this one is the TOP of our list. First the staff is the best! They are all friendly and helpful. You can tell that they love working together. And the breakfasts are to die for. Arlene the cook is amazing. Each day there are two choices for breakfast. You order and then it is prepared just for you. In addition there's a buffet of breakfast goodies. The scones are so good, and I enjoyed the homemade peanut butter each day. Do not plan to stay on your diet if you go. There's always goodies throughout the day too. Last but not least is the location. There are views all around the lodge of the scenic Lake Lure. Take advantage of the free canoes to go out on the lake. Our room was the "Garden room" it was cozy, and the view was of the front of the lodge which looks like a european garden. I always had the curtains drawn, and I almost forgot that the parking lot is there too. :)
Things to do while you stay...
Hike Chimney Rock.
Go on a two-hour trail ride at "Cedar Creek" stables.
Eat dinner at Larkin's on the Lake.

Another tip...get gas at Ingles grocery store (hwy 9). If not, you'll run out of gas driving around looking for it.

  • Stayed October 2009, travelled as a couple
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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2009

My husband & I just got back from a lovely weekend @the lodge on lake lure. We stayed in the treetop room on the main floor. The room had a nice private deck, a great view of the lake and was nicely decorated. My favorite part was the clawfoot tub in the bay windows of the bathroom, also with a great lake view. The full american breakfast every morning was delicious (great cook!) and the wait staff was super friendly and attentive. I believe the cook is from Germany and she made some fabulous baked goods, they even had fresh ground peanut butter (my favorite). The lodge was very quiet, but I think it was because only a handful of the 17 rooms were occupied. When we visit there again, and we will, I might try another room that is not next to the main entrance and dining area - to ensure that quiet, cozy atmosphere once again. Cheers

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2009

Lake Lure, NC is one of our favorite places to visit and the Lodge on Lake Lure one of our favorite spots. Many guests come to the area to visit Biltmore Estate, Chimney Rock State Park or golf at the nearby course, however, to us the Lodge is the destination. The lake is so beautiful and we love to jump in for a refreshing swim and then relax in any number of welcoming places on the property to read or nap. If you enjoy taking a leisurely bath, the tubs are amazing--either old timey claw foot or jacuzzi tubs are available as well as separate showers. The breakfast is always a treat. I had the best eggs benedict and french toast ever the last morning of our stay and the fresh, homemade treats with coffee/tea are always a treat in the afternoon and evening. The staff is so welcoming and always available if you need anything.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2009

We had a nice stay at The lodge at lake lure. The inkeeper was sweet and tried hard to acomadate us.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled with family
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Raleigh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2009

My wife and I recently stayed at The Lodge on Lake Lure, NC and had a wonderful stay at this Bed-n-Breakfast. The view of the lake was amazing. The staff was very attentive and proactive in meeting our needs and requests. As a frequent traveler, I highly recommend The Lodge on Lake Lure.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled as a couple
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Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2009

We recently visited The Lodge on Lake Lure with another couple and had a wonderful trip. It was so serene and beautiful! It was close enough to visit The Biltmore in Asheville but far enough away do nothing but relax and enjoy the scenery. It was fantastic. I would highly recommend the Inn to anyone. The food was fantastic and the staff so friendly. They go out of their way to keep their guests happy. Our room faced the lake and it was so nice to sit and watch the moon over the water and hear the crickets. I wish I could go there next weekend!

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Lodge on Lake Lure
Address: 361 Charlotte Dr, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9833
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Lake Lure
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Lake Lure
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lodge on Lake Lure 4*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lodge on Lake Lure is a wonderful combination of an elegant country inn and a casual bed and breakfast - an intimate environment with all the privacy you want, furnished with art, antiques and collectibles. A large, rambling structure, the Lodge is situated high on the hillside to afford a sweeping view of the lake and beyond.Built in 1938, The Lodge was originally used as a retreat for the NC State Highway Patrol and operated by them until 1968. ... more   less 
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