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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Only 5 miles off the Blue Ridge parkway, Laurel Ridge Retreat provides a breath taking view of the Blue Ridge mountains at a rate below most hotels. The vista is so spectacular that on a clear day you can see the skyline of Winston-Salem 77 miles away. I recently spent a quiet and restful week in the Gemein house at...

Thank winsomelosesum
Terry R, Manager at Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference & Retreat Center, responded to this review

We're so glad you have enjoyed Laurel Ridge! Thank you for sharing your experience and for the glowing review of our facilities. Our desire is to be a mountain place set apart for forming disciples of Jesus Christ who live and learn in community to serve in the world, and our hope is that our service and facilities allow that...

Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Serene, peaceful, clean , MAJESTIC setting, staff and grounds amazing. Loved every minute of my stay. Stayed at the Gemein House, which means "seeking communion with God". If you are looking to connect with God and nature, this does not disappoint!

1Thank Wendi B
Terry R, Manager at Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference & Retreat Center, responded to this review

We're so glad you had a wonderful time at Laurel Ridge in the Gemeinhouse Wendi! Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope to see you again soon!

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

My daughter began going to laurel ridge 3 years ago when she was 6. She didn't want to go the first year and cried countless times over the fact of going. When I picked her up, she cried over leaving. The staff are great. She loves it and I love going to the family camps! She is counting down the...

Thank ashleyjjones
Terry R, Manager at Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference & Retreat Center, responded to this review

We love to hear about campers who love Laurel Ridge! 2016 has been a fabulous year and Junior Camps will not disappoint this year! Look forward to seeing soon and hope you are able to make it to Family Camp again!

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I love going to Laurel Ridge. I begin to feel more peaceful on the ride up the mountain and as I walk the grounds I feel more at peace than any other place. The trees and the trails add to my sense of freedom and peace.

Thank Connie F
Terry R, General Manager at Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference & Retreat Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your Laurel Ridge Experience! Our desire is to always be a mountain place set apart where people can find peace, rest and a place for spiritual growth.

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 June 2015

If you are looking for a luxurious, spa-like resort where your every mountain dream wish will be fulfilled, don't visit Laurel Ridge. if you are looking for a beautiful, relaxing, spiritually enriching site for a simple getaway, consider Laurel Ridge. Affordable, well-managed, and stocked with self-guided resources for enjoyment and pleasure, Laurel Ridge offers nature's beauty and north carolina mountain...

1Thank sheltolb
Terry R, General Manager at Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference & Retreat Center, responded to this review

We are proud to be a mountain place set apart for peace and tranquility so as to allow people to experience a spiritual re-connection. Thank you for your kind words and encouragement!

Reviewed 10 June 2015

My daughter LOVES Laurel Ridge and has been at summer camp since she was pre-junior! My son has enjoyed a few years at Mission Camp - they stay in the Higgins Lodge. As a teen, we often had our retreats in Tise - many fond memories there. It's a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of life - it's...

Thank Rachel W
Terry R, General Manager at Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference & Retreat Center, responded to this review

Laurel Ridge Summer Camp and Mission Camp are unique experiences that we are thankful so many young people take advantage of. Thank you for sending them and passing the flame to the next generation!

Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 March 2014

My wife and I stayed at HIggins Lodge recently. The front desk staff and housekeeping staff were pleasant and eager to help. The lady behind the front desk even drew us an intricate and useful map that was even better than the one provided through their local chamber. My wife and I were driving the Blue Ridge Parkway and stopped...

Thank Linda B
Terry R, Manager at Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference & Retreat Center, responded to this review

Laurel Ridge appreciates all feedback shared and we strive to make sure that every guest has a wonderful experience while visiting. Many changes have come to Laurel Ridge since May of 2014 with a new Executive Director, Assistant Director, and Food Services Manager. 2015 brings a new day to the operation of Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference & Retreat Center! We...

Reviewed 28 May 2012

Stayed in the Higgins Lodge for the New River Half Marathon. Excellent hospitality extended to us runners. The front desk manager who checked us in was most pleasant. The lodge allowed runners late check-out which was perfect for us! Was able to come back to the lodge after the race and clean up before driving home. The lodge fee included...

1Thank JediTraveller
Winston Salem
Reviewed 6 January 2010

The folks at Higgins Lodge are amazing. The personalized service is great. The rooms in Salem wing are brand new and the beds are so comfy. The food they provide with your stay is so delicious. I can't wait to take my group back.

Thank biztrav7612

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Laurel Ridge offers a variety of facilities year-round for rental to individuals and groups from churches, nonprofit organizations, civic, educational, governmental agencies and professional organizations. In addition, Laurel Ridge offers special events and programs for all ages in one of the high country's most beautiful settings. Individuals, families, and groups desiring to do their own thing can choose the facilities that best meet their needs, whether for a day only event or overnight. Examples of events held at Laurel Ridge include professional development retreats, conferences, family reunions, couples retreats, church picnics, holiday banquets, scrap-booking retreats, quilting retreats, ski retreats, adult and youth retreats, personal retreats and school calendar planning retreats. Ask us how your event can be enhanced using one of our many additional activities or an off-site excursion to explore the wonders of the Blue Ridge Mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Laurel Ridge Camp, Conference & Retreat Center

Address: 124 Pendry Dr, Laurel Springs, NC 28644-9167
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Laurel Springs
Number of rooms: 48
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