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Reviewed 6 May 2016

My party of three motorcyclists stayed in Chilhowee 2 cabin for 3 nights. The cabin is like a two bedroom hotel room that shares a common wall with an adjacent duplex-type unit. No kitchen or common area. That being the case ... the cabin is super nice in every way. Jasper's fine dining exists no longer. The downstairs bar &...

1Thank David M
Alcoa, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Took the Twins to Tapoco Lodge Grill. Once again, an excellent meal. Wonderful service from Heidi, from nearby Snowbird community. Had chicken wrap, chicken salad sandwich, and grilled cheese, along with monster chips and wonderful sweet potato fries. Can't imagine it gettin' any better than this. Can't wait to go back.

1Thank Lance M
Reviewed 3 May 2016

My Fiance and I went this past weekend to go to a Subaru Event located on the grounds of another local lodge. We looked at the pictures online and decided we would give it a shot. We came in during the night at around 9:30 local time. The nicest lady at the front desk was awesome and super amazing helpful,...

1Thank Brent L
Dickson, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We were visiting the area and wanted to have lunch. Did a quick search online and came across the Tapoco River Grill. We were vary pleased and the scenery is fantastic. Having lunch outside listening to the river rush on by was very relaxing and the burgers hit the spot. Will have to stop by again or just plan to...

1Thank Christopher K
Hampton, Virginia
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Our decision to visit the lodge was last minute and based on the Trip Advisor reviews. It is as wonderful as all the reviewers say. We stayed in the Laurel Room, in the main lodge. It is billed as a "mini-suite". The room was immaculate and beautiful and the bathroom was gorgeous and looked like it had just been impeccably...

Thank Mom45
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Nothing bad to say, great food, beautiful restoration. Very welcoming. Excellent living history. The river is wonderful and sitting by fire in the evening is relaxing. Wait staff was attentive. The trails are pretty and nice for after dinner walk.

Thank ridir
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Historic Tapoca used to be an elusive place with closed gates- it was a private facility. But now, all that has changed and we can all enjoy this wonderful addition to the US 129/tail of the Dragon area. The staff are most accommodating- I didn't have a fridge in my room- Santeetlah 1- they sourced one in 15 minutes. You...

Thank darcy w
Middleburgh, New York
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Went for some brews and lunch. Sat outside on the veranda with the tall chairs and tables. Watched a group of kayakers taking on the white waters. Great service, food and beer. Nothing better after a hike up in the National Park. Easy to find and Easy to love.

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 25 April 2016

You can ask about your pups staying too, and the answer is yes!!! Our room was so nice, small but nice. Our shower wasn't so great, the shower curtain kept blowing in. However, the room had a lovely front porch that overlooks the Cheoah River. We were there during a water release and the river was full of kayakers and...

Thank Panda M
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

I've spent the last 20 years traveling the area for outdoor sports and this is such a great addition. Perfect location for kayaking, mountain biking, fly fishing, or the Smokies. The lodge was pretty much perfect in every way. Great rooms, friendly staff, and good food. This weekend was mine and my wife's first trip away with our 9 week...

Thank Jon S

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Tapoco Lodge is proud to offer a non-smoking atmosphere to guests seeking a lodge that’s anything but ordinary! We offer cabins or Lodge rooms with beautiful views of the rushing Cheoah River as well as suites with Jacuzzi garden tubs and full living rooms for your relaxation. The grounds have been meticulously restored to reflect the grandeur of the 1930's and our staff has been hand picked to give you the best of everything! From our gourmet five course dinners, our famous made to order breakfast to outstanding guest services Tapoco has become the highlight of the mountains. Each bundled package includes a five course dinner created by Executive Chef Alex Henry, a Culinary Institute of American graduate, as well as a full breakfast from our breakfast Chef Will Collins. We don't have a menu for breakfast; he will create whatever you like! After you've been delighted by your dinner we welcome you to relax by one of our stone fire pits or take a walk up to the beautiful Bear Creek Falls. Tapoco is also offering Adventure Day trips which can be booked up to 24 hours prior. These half and full day trips include Guided Lake Kayaking on one of three different lakes, Guided Hiking, Fly Fishing Expeditions and an afternoon Pontoon Boat and History Tour of Lake Santeetlah. The season begins with the addition of the Tapoco Tin Theater which was renovated over the winter and is now available for guest booking for weddings, seminars, team building sessions, and most anything you can imagine. The building is nothing short of incredible. Come join us for an experience you'll never forget at Historic Tapoco Lodge! For the safety, privacy and security of our guests, Tapoco Lodge has instituted a no walk-in policy and the property is dedicated for the exclusive use of our "Registered Guests." Advanced arrangements can be made for limited tours of the property on non-operating days. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Tapoco Lodge Resort

Address: 14981 Tapoco Rd, Robbinsville, NC 28771-6885
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Robbinsville
Price Range: ₹ 7,374 - ₹ 12,401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Historic Tapoco Lodge Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Try for a room along the river, to enjoy the sounds of rushing water.”
 of 5 bubbles WanderingPencil, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Lodge rooms are beautiful and comfortable, other guests said cabins were equally nice.”
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“get a room by the river”
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