BEST WESTERN MOUNTAIN LODGE AT BANNER ELK

1615 Tynecastle Highway, Banner Elk, NC 28604 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
2.5 Star Mountain Hotel in Watauga County
36.14893-81.86053
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4.0/5

Based on 709 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Avg. Group Discount of 12.6%!
  • 100 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Check-out time: 11:00am
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 4 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

Grandfather Mountain, Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, Blue Ridge Parkway, Lees McRae College, Appalachian State University, Hawksnest Resort, Appalachian Ski Mountain, Banner Elk Heritage Museum, Appalachian Summer Festival, Woolly Worm Festival, Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

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Customer Reviews of Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk

4.0 out of 5. Based on 709 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Nestled in the Heart of the High Country, the Best Western Mountain Lodge is centrally located amoung the area's most popular destinations. With upgraded room amenities, and a full service restaurant and lounge, our hotel can accommodate groups from 2-200. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor heated pool-open year round, game room, business services (including guest computer and printer), laundry facilities, and group and seasonal packages available.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2006
Floors: 2
Rooms: 100
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 100
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 1
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 20.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 2.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 2pm-1am daily
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
3 day advance cancellation on most weekends/special events for individual reservations. Group cancellation policy varies depending on season, number of rooms, and room types.
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 13.75%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.75%
Occupancy Tax: 6.00% (n/a on meeting rooms)
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.75%
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 18.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 10.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 50.00 Per Function
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 6.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 9.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 14.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 3.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 3.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 19.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 1.50 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 1.50 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar: 75.00 Per Function ($250.00 minimum on bev.)
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 16.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Must book a specific "Pet Friendly" room.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Camping or barbeque facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • VCR or VCP
  • Voicemail

About Best Western International

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
  • Best Western Rewards is a free program where members can earn 10 points for every dollar spent or arline/partner rewards for each night stay. With no blackout dates and points that never expire, whats not love?
  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western Mountain Lodge

Hotel Rate Trends at Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk

The chart above shows averages of prices for both our group quotes and the best individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group deal shown is 21.0% in May 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $160 in the month of March 2018. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk.

Feel free to use the Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Banner Elk event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grand Ballroom 90 x 40 x 9 3600 250/-- -- 200 86 -- -- 23/18 300 400 --
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Grand Ballroom

The ballroom is the combination of the 3 smaller rooms and designed for larger functions, including wedding receptions, conferences, and event destinations. One wall is all windows looking out onto the mountains and courtyard area. Large hallway coming into room suited for registration and displays. Full service banquet catering, meeting breaks, and bar service available through hotel.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3600 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
90 x 40 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
24
Columns:
0
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Grandfather Room 40 x 40 x 9 1600 100/-- -- 100 38 75 60 10/8 150 200 20
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Grandfather Room

Large room designed for social receptions, seminars, and showcase events. Beautiful view of mountains and courtyard area. Full service banquet catering, meeting breaks, and bar service available through hotel.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1600 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 40 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
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Beech Room 30 x 40 x 9 1200 60/-- -- 60 29 45 36 8/6 90 200 20
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Beech Room

Larger room suited for all day meetings and cocktail parties. Quiet room. Second door in room opens into courtyard. Full service banquet catering, meeting breaks, and bar service available through hotel.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1200 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 40 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
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Sugar Room 20 x 40 x 9 800 40/-- -- 40 19 30 24 5/4 60 80 20
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Sugar Room

Small room suited for small business meeting, boardroom style meeting, or larger event or conference registration. Full service banquet catering, meeting breaks, and bar service available through hotel.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
800 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 40 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
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