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Big Meadows Lodge

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Views are breathtaking. The lodge is very basic, do not expect high-end amenities. This resort is in middle of nowhere, which is one of the pros for us. At night if you have clear skies, go out in dark and look up, I haven't seen this many stars with naked eye since tonopah NV.Its a an all out feast for...

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great centre for exploring the park. Lots of rain and low cloud did not spoil our stay. Food OK, accommodation OK, wildlife and views stunning which is why we were there. Food in the bar was great and good local wine and beer. Restaurant food also good. lots of local walks and saw two bears in the local woods, along...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

There the last night open for season. Bar out of stock, food choices reduced, meals nothing special. Accommodations good. One bad waiter experience in main dining room but reported person to management. I would return next year just not the last weekend, lesson learned

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

It's a classic lodge in a perfect location. The views are breathtaking, love the fireplaces. Lots of hiking opportunities. We also went horseback riding and were well taken care of. Enjoyed the restaurant too.

Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stayed here for a weekend trip to Shenandoah. Booked one room and we were put in the Hawksbill cluster of cabins. It was definitely rustic but very clean and charming. The lodge was a delight for breakfast and dinner. You have beautiful views in the big "family room" while you wait for a table...you may wait a bit for breakfast...

Reviewed 8 November 2016

Very quiet location and beautiful views and great lodge. Restaurant and Bar also excellent with great entertainment, only complaint was the coffee at the gift shop Can't beat the mountain trails and views

Reviewed 8 November 2016

Beautiful location, stunning stars, a communal fire-pit, and live music. Huzzah for all that! The restaurant left a little to be desired for dinner, and the room's bathroom could have been cleaner - otherwise this was great.

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Overall, our experience was very satisfying. We used our Shenandoah National Park Association membership card to get a 30% discount on our lodging, 20% on each meal, and 20% on each purchase in the gift shops throughout the park--Well worth the price of $47 for annual membership. We were treated as special guests wherever we went (except at one gift...

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Beautiful setting in Shenandoah National Park. We stayed in one of the buildings detached from the lodge. The room was comfortable but spare, with hard floors (likely because of the wood-burning fireplace. Enjoyed the fire in the cool autumn evenings. The only complaint about the room is that the bed was too close to the heat register, and when the...

Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The lodge is great for those who want to unplug. Dont expect TV or WIFI, you are in the mountains for a reason :-) Food is a bit expensive and there are no refrigerators/microwaves in the rooms. (Or at least in the room with just a double bed.)

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Big Meadows Lodge

Address: Mile 51.2, Skyline Dr, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22849
Region: United States > Virginia > Shenandoah National Park
Price Range: €123 - €176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Big Meadows Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 97
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Big Meadows Hotel Shenandoah National Park
Big Meadows Virginia
Big Meadow Lodge
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“rooms in the lodge have best views, but the cabins are closer to the wildlife”
 of 5 bubbles thesticks, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Hawksbill is across the parking lot from lodge/restaurant. It's not a far walk but not easily accessible for those with mobility issues.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolineJones531, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Topmost floor of the lodge looks the best. If you are "below," you will hear every footstep. Pick a terrace room with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles mabill0n, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A fireplace might be preferable, but as we had our dog along, fireplace & dog don't mix.”
 of 5 bubbles williammA643BL, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on back side of Lodge have best views. Patio rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles rouselbj, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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