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Highlands at Sugar

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We enjoyed our visit to the Highlands. The units are outdated and need to be renovated up to standard(up-to-date). Our sink in the bathroom downstairs did not work. The clubhouse has some games but the video games were out of order and the balls for the Ping pong table needed to be replaced. It was an okay place to stay...

Thank acww2016
NPeyton, Lead Front Desk Agent at Highlands at Sugar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the tome to review your stay with us.We are in the process of making many upgrades throughout the property, and we hope that you have the opportunity to experience them in the future.

Canal Fulton
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Labor day weekend with family. Beautiful location at th he top of a mountain Comfortable furniture. Coffee on balcony at sunset..breathtaking. Jacuzzi tub was a favorite. Winery nearby had fantastic selection and grocery store close.

Thank Christina S
NPeyton, Lead Front Desk Agent at Highlands at Sugar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review of your stay with us. We are so thrilled you and your family had an enjoyable vacation. We look forward to seeing you again!

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed at the Highlands at Sugar several times over the past 10 years. Pros: It is in a great location near the top of Sugar Mountain - just a 2-3 minute drive from Sugar Mountain zskiing, snow tubing, and ice skating during the winter months. It is about 10 minutes into the town of Banner Elk and 15-20...

1Thank GabeHam
NPeyton, Lead Front Desk Agent at Highlands at Sugar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We hope to see you again soon.

Morristown, Tennessee
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I stayed at this resort between 11/13-11/15/16. The staff at check in were friendly. The unit I stayed in was 101B. The layout is nice and has a great view. The kitchen was stocked with the basics. There were some areas of deterioration and lack of upkeep. My main complaint is with the amenities; the indoor pool was chilly, the...

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Kershaw, South Carolina
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Everything about this place was excellent ! It was beautiful all around us . The foliage was near peak and we had a gorgeous view . The apartment we had was beautiful and spacious . We only had one problem and that was the ice maker . I reported it and it was repaired asap . The other thing was...

1Thank Cindy K
Springport, Michigan
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Resort in a great location, but resort is very dated and run down. We stayed in 101D this November. Unit was clean and had a great view but this is the most dated and run down resort we have ever stayed in with our timeshare. All the cabinets in kitchen and bathrooms were original (probably from the 1980's), burned and...

2Thank Jimkaren2011
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

True, this property is dated from the 80's with the wood paneling and brown tiled floor but the view was amazing and the room we had was more than spacious. Nice jacuzzi bath tub and private balcony were fantastic. Check-in was a breeze and they also have scheduled activities like donuts and coffee one morning, wine and cheese one evening......

1Thank CharlotteMOB
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed there for two nights while visiting the Land of Oz in September. We arrived 10:00pm and when we walked in the place was stifling hot. We had arranged a late check-in, so no one was at the office. We called and were told there was no a/c. We opened all the windows and it did get a little...

1Thank N B
NPeyton, Lead Front Desk Agent at Highlands at Sugar, responded to this review

I'd like to thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at our property. I'd also like to apologize for the discomfort you experienced. We are taking strides toward improving our property, and we appreciate all of the feedback we receive so that we can ensure our guests have the best stay possible. We...

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My first time in North Carolina, the experience was something I've always dreamed of. We booked 2 nights we woke up the second day to bed bug bites. I've never in life experienced something so horrible. We were reimbursed for our room but the way we were treated was absolutely humiliating and horrible. Housekeeping staff was polite but the rest...

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Jennifer A, General Manager at Highlands at Sugar, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize that you felt you did not receive exceptional customer service during your stay at Highlands at Sugar, as that is not how our employees are trained. Be assured, we have investigated the concern you expressed with our employees and are handling this matter internally. While bed bugs can be a problem at any hotel, resort, etc., Highlands...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The first room we were assigned had a shattered living room window. We were given another one that had a broken window in the master, but since it was their last room available we took it. The broken window didn't close all the way. The lighting in the master bedroom and bath kept going on and off when the switches...

3Thank gaylegabriel2
NPeyton, Lead Guest Services Representative at Highlands at Sugar, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to review your stay with us, and we are sorry to hear that we did not reach your expectations. We have taken measures to address the issues you've mentioned. We do hope that you come again and give us the opportunity to make your next experience a positive one.

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Highlands at Sugar

Address: 2173 Sugar Mountain Dr, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9858
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Banner Elk
Price Range: ₹ 5,445 - ₹ 12,835 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Highlands at Sugar 3*
Number of rooms: 57
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“Stay away from where the maintenance crew gathers and works every morning . They will disturb you .”
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“Get a top floor one so you don't have noise above you.”
gaylegabriel2, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“It's a condo complex, not a hotel”
BillF20639, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check before you book to see if you have cross air circulation if it is non-winter season”
GringoDave47, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Building 100 closer to activities area. Request 2nd story room-buildings are split level so second floor is at street level in the front.”
352travellovers, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
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