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As part of a beginners hiking trip, I stayed at the Hiker Hostel. I was in a bunk room. The bed was comfortable, bedding more than adequate, and black curtains around the bunk for privacy. The provided breakfasts were delicious! The manager was very friendly.
I was part of a group of ten mature (well, old) hikers looking to assemble for six nights and five days of hiking. Hiker Hostel was ideally located, an excellent facility for our needs, and run by friendly and pleasant people. Staying there was instrumental...More
This is an excellent clean and roomy hiker accommodation with nice amenities. The price includes a fine breakfast which adds a welcome touch. Very friendly staff. Four people only to each bunk room, and plenty of space between each bunk room, so you're not listening...More
Got picked up at Woody Gap and stayed the night. Everyone I encountered in my stay was pleasant, helpful, and you could tell they knew what they were doing. The place has great karma. Check out the free trail snacks left by others in the...More
I visited the Hiker Hostel in March just before new ownership took over, so take my review for what it's worth. I stayed at the hostel the night before beginning a thru hike of the Benton MacKaye Trail. For a reasonable price, they shuttled me...More
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We recommend waiting until you get closer to the Smokies. Nantahala Outdoor Center and Fontana Dam are better locations to print your permit. Alternatively, you can save the PDF copy of your permit to your phone and not... More
We recommend waiting until you get closer to the Smokies. Nantahala Outdoor Center and Fontana Dam are better locations to print your permit. Alternatively, you can save the PDF copy of your permit to your phone and not have to carry a paper copy.