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Charlotte, North Carolina
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93 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5th visit. Hiked from Newfound Gap up Boulevard Trail 8 miles up and down to summit. Stayed in small cabin and enjoyed to solitude and ambiance rustic as it was. Love the sleeping and the big, filling meals. Weather is a constant - always changing and quickly. Be prepared

Thank chuckcocke
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205 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After years of lottery and waitlist requests, finally got a one-night reservation on short notice. This hike/stay was on my bucket list and honestly I had mixed reactions to various facets of the experience... I am appreciative of the opportunity to complete this item but continue to be frustrated by the lack of availability to non-locals (we travelled over 900... More 

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Opelika, Alabama
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As usual, the most beautiful hike with breathtaking scenery. I was however, very disappointed in the service this year. I specifically wanted the weekend of Halloween to enjoy the festivities of the season with the crew. Nothing was done and the interaction for the staff was minimal. I have made this hike every fall for the last 5 years, although... More 

Thank LRC100116
Atlanta, Georgia
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99 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just stayed here for one night earlier this week. Some of us in the group have done this each year for many years. Location atop Le Conte best of planet. You have to get reservations a year ahead of time. We stayed in cabin 10 which, like all the rest of the lodge, is rustic but what you need.... More 

Thank JEwing4
Raleigh, North Carolina
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137 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lodge at Mount LeConte is a singularly unique experience. First, as you probably know if you are reading this review, it is located at the top of Mt. LeConte, the 4th highest peak in the eastern United States. It is hard to get reservations, and is accessible only via a strenuous 4 hour hike (at a minimum). And once... More 

Thank Bill P
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

On October 1, we hiked up Alum Cave and spent the afternoon at the lodge. The staff was so friendly, and he had such a fun time. You are able to purchase a sack lunch, and also coffee or hot chocolate in the dining hall (we didn't know this, and missed out.) The lodge is beautiful, and we can't wait... More 

Thank Kristen M
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429 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We hiked Alum Cave Trail to the top, ate lunch and returned. We bagged our lunch, so I am not sure how good the sack lunch was. But, the $3 cup of endless coffee was great. We enjoyed a cozy place to sit and eat lunch after a vigorous hike and the Lodge was perfect.

Thank L D
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This rustic lodge was an awesome experience! The views were spectacular, the food was hearty and delicious. The staff shared Southern hospitality and very helpful. The hike up Bull Head and down Rainbow Falls was strenuous. Allow plenty of time to stop and enjoy the views.

Thank dsritch
Clinton, Ohio
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69 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We hiked the Trilliam Gap trail to LeConte Lodge. We stayed in one of the cabins which I would recommend. It was an awesome experience. no electricity, no running water BUT they do have flush toilets!!!! The cabin was clean, the staff helpful but allowed you to venture out on your own. The dinner and breakfast were fantastic. Lots of... More 

1 Thank Lori B
Columbus, Mississippi
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164 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

So glad that I was given this opportunity. This totally exceeded my expectations! Loved the lodge and everyone was so friendly. The food was better than I expected as well and there was plenty of it! Hiking to sunrise at Myrtle Point was a highlight! I cannot wait to go back!

1 Thank LHK70

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Additional Information about LeConte Lodge

Address: Near the summit of Mount LeConte, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
Region: United States > Tennessee > Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Price Range: €71 - €113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Leconte Hotel Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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“First come first serve 2 beds to a room”
 of 5 bubbles chuckcocke, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cabins are all excellent in my opinion and experience.”
 of 5 bubbles JEwing4, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You dont get a choice, and all of the cabins are about the same”
 of 5 bubbles billp176, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You are on a mountain top - there are no bad rooms!!”
 of 5 bubbles DPE53virginia, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabin #2 is a 10-person cabin that's right next to the Dining Hall.”
  • Sunrise at Myrtle Point . . . just a short hike from the LeConte Lodge.
 of 5 bubbles 769seang, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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