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9 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

We used The Hike Inn for shuttle service along the AT, but did not stay at the Inn. Jeff and Nancy are very friendly and helpful, they have been doing this a long time and know their stuff. Jeff has over 1 million miles of shuttle experience.

1Thank Zach J
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Was on a section hike, and arranged a stay at the Hike Inn for a night. Found it to be very clean and comfortable. It's an older property, but it has been well maintained and would not hesitate to stay there again!

Thank chrmer30
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

The room smelled of cat urine. The bed sheets were dirty, and the comforter was stained with what looked to be blood. Highly disappointed because I heard through a friend that this was the place to go. WRONG!! Unless you are into staying at dirty dive hotels, take your business elsewhere.

5Thank hikingsparrow
Leavenworth, Indiana
Reviewed 19 January 2014

I'm writing this review after having read the current reviews on this site and I believe, based on my experiences, that they deserve 5 stars. I've used "The Hike Inn" on 3 different occasions. One was a normal drop-off from Fontana Dam to Amicalola Falls State Park Georgia and two were last minute, " I bit off more than I...

2Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I was referred to the Hike Inn as a reputable shuttle service for the AT. Wrong. They did not call me to cancel the shuttle in advance. Therefore, an hour down the road when I called (to confirm as a courtesy), I was told that they wouldn't be shuttling me the next morning. The experience left me in a lurch...

7Thank Lindsey A
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Compared to sleeping under a tarp on the ground this place is the perfect recovery location. If you aren't a hiker there are probably better places. If you have a trail name then this is the place to stay along the AT.

2Thank Vao_Fefe
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 September 2011

My son Tom and I are section-hiking the Appalachian Trail and needed a place to stay near Fontana Dam last week. Jeff and Nancy's "Hike Inn" came up on a Google search so I called them and booked our stay. This turns out to have been a very good choice, because you're getting much more than a clean room and...

5Thank mrutneal
Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 12 July 2011

Jeff and Nancy are wonderful people that attend to all hikers needs. Shuttle services from the trail, laundry included! and along with lodging. If your looking for a great value with hiker friendly services, look no further. We found this place by word of mouth along the trail and we weren't disappointed. Included was a free shuttle trip to town....

5Thank Arrowhead21
Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2011

Although the owners were friendly and helpful. Unfortunately the bed was extremely uncomfortable and the room was old and tired. Probably would stay elsewhere next time.

5Thank chicken2204

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Additional Information about The Hike Inn

Address: 3204 Fontana Rd, Fontana Dam, NC 28733-6612
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Fontana Dam
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Hike Hotel Fontana Dam

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