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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Please note that this is now a private home and no longer available for reservations. I called the owner personally; it is confusing because they are still listed on Trip Advisor. Their website also explains they are closed.

4 Thank drjulia
Dillard, Georgia
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2014

This is not your typical Bed & Breakfast. It is not filled with antiques in an old part of town. It is a Spa-like retreat, nestled deep into the woods. It is a great location for some quiet time away from the everyday rush. It is not too far from Dillard, GA, Franklin, NC or highlands, NC. The closest attraction... More 

Thank Karla S
Highlands, North Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 10 December 2013

My wife and I visited this charming inn in mid October. We enjoyed the ambience and peace of the place, and our time flew by in a flash. This inn is just a few minutes from Highlands, which is quite a charming little town, and there are quite a few options as far as hikes and waterfalls go, but my... More 

Thank El_Capitan2013
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for the weekend of Dec 6-7. The hosts Joel and Lacy could not have been more accommodating. The rooms were spacious, maybe 7700 sq ft. The most amazing thing was the shower. It was a steam shower and was awesome. Cannot think of one bad thing to say about our stay. And we were... More 

1 Thank Cam6791
Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 14 November 2013

We have gone to Mountain Laurel twice now and have had the most wonderful experience. The rooms are huge and decorated beautifully. There is a table and chairs for snacks or reading, a sofa before the fireplace and a balcony that feels like you are in the trees and with the sound of the brook is a marvelous place to... More 

Thank 918Jean
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

My wife and I spent a night at MLR and were very impressed with how well appointed the décor is at the place. Also spotless and clean as a pin. It's a little out of the way and it is VERY quiet there.

Thank bryanowens
Lansing, Michigan, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2013

My husband and I were planing our first anniversary trip and planned to see family and friends for the first half of the trip, then find a nice getaway the second half. I knew of Mountain Laurel Rest because friends of mine were managing it, so we decided to check it out. The location is absolutely stunning. It's a ways... More 

3 Thank Jessica R
Atlanta, GA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

If a nice homemade breakfast is an important part of your B&B experience, don't go here. The young manager told us that the previous managers left due to burnout, and the owners of the inn decided to cut back service drastically and they now offer a self-serve "continental" breakfast similar to what you might find at a motel. (It was... More 

2 Thank SantaFeFan
MountainLaurelRest, Manager at Mountain Laurel Rest, responded to this review

I'm terribly sorry that you felt this way. I was unaware that you were not enjoying your stay. We did our best to be up front and honest about our new changes before and during your arrival. I assure you that we put our whole hearts into serving all our guests to the best of our abilities and do apologize... More 

New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2012

This property, set back in the middle of the woods, is really beautiful. The building is new and modern, and beautifully landscaped to blend with the forest. Rooms are very spacious with lots of windows. Great shower with steam feature. Hosts join guests for Happy Hour with good wine and tasty snacks. Very warm and friendly atmosphere. Breakfasts were delicious.... More 

3 Thank L R
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2012

What a great find! Beautiful big rooms, clean, wonderful showers, fantastic breakfast. This place is a real gem. We stayed 2 nights and were sad to leave. Not your average bed & breakfast, more like a tiny hotel. Very easy drive from downtown Highlands. We loved it and hope to return someday!

1 Thank scj198

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mountain Laurel Rest's goal is to provide a place of rest and peace for seeking the Lord and focusing on His Word. Located minutes from Highlands, NC secluded in a hollow in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, you will be able to explore God's creation. This area is full of beautiful places to walk, rest and meditate on the Lord. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Laurel Rest

Address: 68 Shoal Creek Rd, Highlands, NC 28775-9307
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Highlands
Price Range: €141 - €239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Any of the rooms will be wonderful. We enjoyed having the back room because the balcony overlooked the stream and you could hear it trickling, creating a wonderfully peaceful atmosphere.”
 of 5 bubbles 973jessicar, 24 Sep 2013 | Read review
“We liked our second floor room because it felt very private. We could leave our blinds open because we knew noone could walk by our windows. Nice view of trees.”
 of 5 bubbles LR782, 12 Nov 2012 | Read review
“I didn't see any room s that weren't beautiful. We were on the back upstairs and had a great view of the woods.”
 of 5 bubbles JackieKath, 27 Oct 2012 | Read review
“We enjoyed our second floor room”
 of 5 bubbles SandyC580, 6 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room facing the back of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles HappyHiker123, 17 Sep 2012 | Read review
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