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    Earthshine Discovery Center

    1600 Golden Rd, Lake Toxaway, NC 28747-5717
    (828) 848-8727
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    • Excellent92%
    • Very good4%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “zip lining” (12 reviews)
    “family vacation” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
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    1 - 5 of 62 reviews

    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    First and foremost, as strange as it might seem, this - a two star review amongst the five star perfection ones - is an honest and objective review from a family that is not strange to world traveling. I wish I would have read a...More

    Thank Zuzkin
    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

    This place is a slice of family heaven. The people, led by owners Karen and Liz, are warm, generous, fun and kind. Everyone, I mean, everyone on staff, made an effort to connect with us personally. They all had an even-keeled approach to children, so...More

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    Response from Karen M, Owner at Earthshine Discovery CenterResponded 16 August 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful review. We really enjoyed having your family here! We hope you will consider us for your family vacation next year. Thank you again!

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    Family of 5 - 3 boys ages 9,8,4 stayed here for 5 days, 4 nights. This was the best family vacation we have ever had and we plan on returning every year without a doubt. The resort is on a very pretty piece of land...More

    Thank KSM9999
    Response from Karen M, Owner at Earthshine Discovery CenterResponded 16 August 2017

    Thank you for choosing us for your vacation. Your family was so much fun! We hope to see you again next year. And thank you for your wonderful review!

    Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

    Absolutely wonderful! The natural world of trees, grand views,hummingbirds, rocking chairs; all the peace producing alternatives to our crazy manicured real life, abound! But the greatest assets? The people who work here. Guests are greeted at their cars for luggage help and instructions, tours if...More

    Thank Arianna W
    Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

    The setting is wonderfully rustic. the accommodations are very comfortable and the food is outstanding This is a great place for hospitality and to get a real flavor of Southern living in the mountains I love this place

    Thank lhickle
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$ 170 - US$ 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Location
    • United States >
    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Mountains >
    • Lake Toxaway
    • Also Known As
    • Earthshine Mountain Hotel Lake Toxaway
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    Traveller (16)
    Room & Suite (7)
    Hotel & Grounds (37)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Bathroom (2)
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    Barbara S
    3 April 2015|
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    Response from Karen M | Property representative |
    Sorry for the late answer- but YES there are other activities for the younger kids to do. Two activities are always offered at each time slot- one High Adventure (10+) and one all ages.
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    "all rooms have a view"
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    "Call and speak to the staff. They are truly the nicest, most kind people that will help you get the right..."
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    "If you have a large group- or prefer to be a little less social- stay in the cottage. If you have someone..."
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    "All the rooms are equally good but if you have a particularly large family ask for the bear den or sunrise..."
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