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Leesburg, Florida, United States
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We are looking forward to returning for another stay very soon. One of the most peaceful places we have ever stayed. Wonderful hosts and breakfasts to travel far for. Hope to see you soon Cathy and Anthony.

1Thank Oma C
Reviewed 23 July 2014

The Hideaway Cabin was the perfect romantic escape. The accommodations were extremely clean and the high quality bedding and linens were a pleasant surprise. Even better was the tastefully decorated lodge exhibiting the innkeeper's paintings, beautiful antiques, rustic decor and cozy stone fireplace. The breakfast was the best we had during our 10 day trip to North Carolina; Tony's delicate...

2Thank Bonnie L
NorthCarolinaLodger, Owner at The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are very happy your "time spent" here at the River Lodge was all you hoped it to be. Thank you so much for the wonderful review, we try hard to accommodate such great people like you who pass through our inn year after year. Our door is always opened. Til next time!

Southport, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This was our second stay at the River Lodge, the last one was 17 years ago and they are still there! We usually stay with family or friends when we visit western NC, but this time we got to stay with at the Lodge. As before, it was beautiful, in fact, it has gotten better with age. The grounds are...

1Thank JoAnn E
NorthCarolinaLodger, Manager at The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hey you two, Great to have had you back with us again. It's been years, but so good to know that we have been thought about and that this visit was even better. We look forward to your next one, don't let it go too long.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 May 2014

River Lodge is a unique blend of elegant and rustic. Very tastefully decorated and ever so clean. The grounds are so lovely with waterfalls, a koi pond, beautiful birds, and cows in the surrounding fields not to mention the view of the river. My only suggestions would be an update in mattresses and linens and improved lighting for reading in...

2Thank Patricia B
NorthCarolinaLodger, Owner at The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We take pride in creating an atmosphere to provide beauty both indoors and out. Our grounds and scenery only enhance The River Lodge. We also strive to satisfy our guests comfort while enjoying the surroundings. Our Sealy PosturePedic medium firm mattress's have been rated as one of the best mattress' for guests to enjoy a more comfortable nights steep. We...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 8 April 2014

My husband & I spent 2 days here, and it was not enough! The B&B is like a giant log cabin, down to the half logs that serve as the steps going upstairs. There was a balcony from our room that overlooked the river, where we could sit and listen to the birds. Relaxation perfection! The owners, Cathy & Anthony...

2Thank Cheryl C
NorthCarolinaLodger, Owner at The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're happy you have had a relaxing and enjoyable time here, we try hard! Thanks so much and come back and relax again real soon.

Clayton, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 October 2013

I was fortunate to be one of the first guests when Cathy and Tony opened their inn, and swore I'd be back! And I was, two more time, including a birthday getaway with my then fiance, then as a honeymoon retreat when we were married five years ago. It's so beautiful, and so peaceful, and I highly recommend the Hideaway...

1Thank Tobe H
NorthCarolinaLodger, Owner at The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

So, what are you waiting for! We have been honored with so many wonderful guests like yourselves that have been coming back to our inn for just as long as we are in business. We just celebrated our 18th. year and still welcoming wonderful people like you. Thank you!

Hoover, Alabama
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Recently we stayed for 3 nights at the River Lodge in Cullowhee. The surroundings are beautiful and there are plenty of windows for light in the lodge. The porch at the lodge along with the balcony off the room we had gave us a lot of opportunity to enjoy everything. Cathy and Anthony are wonderful innkeepers. They were very helpful...

Thank rachel717
NorthCarolinaLodger, Owner at The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for choosing The River Lodge as your accommodations destination. We truly enjoyed your company and our hopes are of having you back with us again. Your balcony room is waiting.

Canton, GA
Reviewed 15 July 2013

I could only possibly repeat all of the wonderful comments reviewed prior to this, as those folks have really said it all. The River Lodge is absolutely a fabulous retreat, tucked away right on the Tuckaseegee River just slightly outside of town (Sylva/Cullowhee). From the minute you pull into the driveway, you can tell this is a special place. Very...

1Thank Jack E
NorthCarolinaLodger, Owner at The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you so much for the wonderful review, we are happy to have had the pleasure of accommodating you and we plan on continuing to offer an enjoyable experience to all our guests. We look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 30 April 2013

The River Lodge was perfectly located for attending a wedding at Castle Ladyhawke. The views are beautiful and the peaceful setting made for a great night's sleep. Cathy and Anthony are very gracious, unobtrusive hosts - they are there if you need them but leave you to enjoy the property if that's your preference. The breakfast was delicious. If you...

1Thank CG_ATL
NorthCarolinaLodger, Owner at The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're happy that your overnight stay was as pleasant as you say. We try hard! Thank you. Hope to see you back here again.

Fayetteville, Georgia
Reviewed 15 April 2013

What a special place! The view, the river, the birds...all within 5 minutes of Western Carolina University. Like closing the door to all of your cares and worries as soon as you drive in the driveway of this meticulously maintained landscape. Attention to detail is obviously Kathy and Anthony's strong suit as every inch of this spectacular home is decorated...

Thank maguirewendy
NorthCarolinaLodger, Owner at The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Wow! Anthony & I want to Thank you for the wonderful comments and are happy that you and your family enjoyed staying with us. We look forward to your next visit here and our plans are to make your stay a pleasant and fun time.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Rustic Elegance at it's Best...Experience The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast. Tucked in the mountains of Western North Carolina on a river bend. A massive stone fireplace stands boldly in the greatroom. Artfully decorated with antiques, American Indian motif and a touch of nature. Six uniquely decorated guest rooms all with private baths, Extroadinary breakfasts each morning and surroundings that will please your senses. Come visit The River Lodge, you;ll be glad you did! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The River Lodge Bed and Breakfast

Address: 619 Roy Tritt Rd, Cullowhee, NC 28723-9668
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Jackson County > Cullowhee
Price Range: ₹ 9,189 - ₹ 14,974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Every room has its own personality. Try them all.”
 of 5 bubbles Velovol, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms that share the veranda are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles doll711, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Hideaway Cabin is worth the extra expense. Cute, private, with relaxing jacuzzi.”
 of 5 bubbles bonniel401, 22 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Tell Cathy what you are looking for and she can tell you which room will work best for you!”
  • Our room
  • River, relaxation ( with cows!)
 of 5 bubbles 806cherylc, 7 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Check the website, there are pics of the rooms, and the rates vary by season.”
 of 5 bubbles tobeh423, 11 Oct 2013 | Read review
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