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Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk

AAA - 3 Diamond

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Welcome to Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk!

If youre looking for hotels near Boone to be close to the ski slopes, our Banner Elk hotel has everything guests need for a great trip.

Banner Elk is close to Grandfather Mountain, which is a big reason why many guests and outdoor lovers come to the region. Banner Elk lodging is just 10 miles from scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, and our friendly staff members are happy to provide tips and recommendations to all guests. Enjoy southern hospitality, clean, comfortable rooms and a great location close to all the most popular destinations nearby.

Banner Elk hotels have Grandfather Mountain as a backdrop, but we take it a step beyond at our property. Enjoy relaxing at our seasonal outdoor heated pool. The local scenic highway nearly demands a drive, especially for guests who are photographers. Of course, its Beech Mountain Ski Resort and Sugar Mountain Ski Resort that really bring the guests to our Banner Elk hotel.

Business travelers also come to the area for business with Lees-McRae College, Blue Ridge Village and the Grandfather Home for Children, and especially enjoy our meeting and banquet facilities onsite. When you stay at our Banner Elk hotel, you get a great value, location and service all in one. With spacious rooms, plenty of parking and a short drive away from everything, theres no better place for ski enthusiasts, vacationers, or those looking to get away from it all.

If our friendly staff can do anything more to make your stay even better, just ask. At our Banner Elk hotel, we pride ourselves on offering the best service in town. How can we make your visit to the area more special?

Reserve your upcoming stay at Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk today! Enjoy your stay.

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1615 Tynecastle Highway
Banner Elk
North Carolina
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


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1615 Tynecastle Highway
Banner Elk
North Carolina
United States

What's nearby?


  • 17.00 mile(s) from Boone

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Spruce Pine

  • 25.00 mile(s) from Blowing Rock

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Jefferson

  • 40.00 mile(s) from Johnson City

  • 45.00 mile(s) from Bristol, TN/VA

  • 60.00 mile(s) from Asheville

  • 60.00 mile(s) from Hickory

  • 89.00 mile(s) from Winston-Salem

  • 100 mile(s) from Cherokee

  • 105 mile(s) from Charlotte

  • 160 mile(s) from Raleigh

  • 175 mile(s) from Knoxville, TN

  • 180 mile(s) from Pigeon Forge, TN

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Avery Health Care, hospital

  • 9.00 mile(s) from Cannon Memorial Hospital

  • 18.00 mile(s) from U S Forestry Service, corporate office and training center

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Lee's McRae College

  • 17.00 mile(s) from Appalachian State University

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 681 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 275
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Rating: 1 17

great overnight room

14/03/2018 Niki B,

This room was perfect for our family of 4 who just needed a place to sleep and nothing more. The room was clean and organized, being fully stocked with the necessities. The beds seemed smaller than ... more


conference stay over

14/03/2018 robinlongsartain, York, South Carolina

My friends and I had 2 rooms and we all enjoyed the cleanliness and beautiful décor. We slept well very well. I would have liked to have had a heavier blanket, and had to turn up the heater instead,... more


Had to check out early

28/02/2018 Morgan H,

So I booked that hotel for a 4 nights family vacation because I got convinced by all the great reviews on Trip Advisor and other web sites. However, I had to check out early (without even staying one... more

Owner Response
bwbannerelk, General Manager at Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk, responded to this review
We recently renovated all of our rooms and don't receive feedback like this, Morgan, so I'm quite surprised by your impression of our hotel. We are here to help in any way that we can and will always accommodate requests if we are able to. I'm sorry that things weren't to your liking, but we're proud of the services and accommodations we bring to Banner Elk, and I hope you find a place that's more suited to your taste. I would love the opportunity to discuss this further with you in the hopes that we may be able to offer you a better experience in the future. Please give me a call at (828) 898-4571 at your convenience. -Shannon M.

Big Surprise and a pleasant one.

22/02/2018 Frank L,

We have passed this hotel for for 30 years back when it was a Holiday Inn. Don't know how long ago Best Western took it over but we have never stayed there as we have a home nearby. We did last week a... more

Owner Response
bwbannerelk, General Manager at Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk, responded to this review
Thanks so much for stopping in and giving us a try, Frank. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we do look forward to seeing you again in the future. -Shannon M.

Nice weekend getaway

13/02/2018 glynr34, Clintwood, Virginia

This motel is centrally located between Beech and Sugar Mountain.The rooms are adequate,vanity outside of the shower,bath room which is a requirement with my spouse.TV and Cable excellent, the room w... more

Owner Response
bwbannerelk, General Manager at Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk, responded to this review
Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review. Thank you for your kind words about Mary. She is wonderful and I will make sure to share your comments with her. I apologize that our beds were not to your liking. We do offer rooms with a King sized mattress which may be more suited to your taste. Looking forward to having you back next time you make it our this way. -Shannon M.