Lodging

These are accommodations in the Robbinsville / Fontana area.

There are THREE listing areas below :

I. MOTELS, LODGES, INNS, RESORTS

II. BED AND BREAKFASTS

III. VACATION RENTALS

IV. CAMPGROUNDS

 

I. MOTELS, LODGES, INNS, RESORTS_____________________________________

MICROTEL INN ~ On Hwy 129 Bypass in downtown Robbinsville ~ open year round ~ Offering clean, modern, reasonably priced rooms ~ Jacuzzi suites available ~ Free local and long distance calls ~ Free wireless internet ~ Free continental ~ Complimentary continental breakfast ~ Selected pet rooms ~ Email at info@microtelrobbinsville.com ~ Tel – 828/479-6772 ~Let them know you are one of those SCCA Hillclimbers when you register.    www.MicrotelRobbinsville.com   

PHILLIPS MOTEL ~ Located on Main St. in Robbinsville ~ Open year round ~ Offering standard rooms and efficiencies, 6 cottages and 6 apartments ~ Selected pet rooms ~ motor coach parking available Tel: 828/479-3370, 828/479-8294, or visit us at www.phillipsmorelonline.com

SAN-RAN MOTEL ~ On Hwy 129 By-Pass in Robbinsville ~ Open year round ~ Offering quality, clean rooms at reasonable rates, private parking w/room for trailers ~ Several restaurants within walking distance ~ no pets allowed Tel: 828/479-3256 ~ or visit us at www.sanranmotel.com

MOUNTAIN MANOR RESORT  – Rental houses, condos, apartments and suites beneath the hill of downtown Robbinsville, NC.  140 Ford Street, Robbinsville, NC 28771 – Telephone 828 479-4555    http://mountainmanorhotel.com/4.html Brenda Artiss has been a real friend to our hillclimbs and sponsored several of our events.

THE BLUE BOAR RETREAT ~ Luxury Inn & Cabin Rentals at the end of a lakeside mountain road near the shores of Lake Santeetlah and the Cherohala Skyway. It is now a fully furnished Vacation Rental with 8 bedrooms and 8 baths. With Lake access and trout pond. Great for large groups. Telephone 828-479-8126, Toll Free 866-479-8126. Visit at blueboarretreat.com

BLUE WATERS MOUNTAIN LODGE ~ Located on Lake Santeetlah ~ 4 mi. north of Robbinsville, NC ~ Open year round ~ Breakfast included in price of room ~ nine rooms with private baths ~ game room, well-stocked library ~ alcoholic beverage sales ~ children over 12 welcome ~ no pets allowed. visit at bluewatersmtnl.com or call at (828)-479-8888

FIVE POINTS MOTEL ~ Located in Robbinsville, NC, ~ telephone 828-479-4714

THE GLEANINGS FOUNDATION ~ in Mountain Creek area 2.2 miles from Robbinsville. Luxury suites and cabins each with kitchenette or full kitchen. Tel: 828/479-2233. Visit at gleaningsfoundation.org

IRONHORSE MOTORCYCLE LODGE, CABINS, & CAMPGROUND Ironhorse Motorcycle Lodge, Cabins and Campground is the Smoky Mountains premier “motorcycle only” resort.  Located in Stecoah NC just 14 miles from Robbinsville NC, 24 miles to the famous “Tail of the Dragon”, and central to all the great riding roads in western North Carolina. The resort features rustic cabin rooms and full luxury cabins, bunkhouses, RV hook-up, camping, activities pavilion with multimedia entertainment, on premise restaurant, WIFI hot spot, camp sites, covered motorcycle parking, group campfire pit, gift shop.  If you want the most from your motorcycle vacation, then plan your next stay at the Ironhorse Motorcycle Lodge.
www.Ironhorsenc.com or call at (828)-479-3864

MOUNTAIN HERITAGE VACATION RENTALS~ In Robbinsville, NC We are located at 140 Ford Street, Robbinsville, NC 28771 w/phone numbers 828 479-4555 Ext. 1 or 828 506-9008 and email address at artiss@main.nc.us. Tel: 828-479-8805/4555, ~ mountainheritagevacationrentals.com

SNOWBIRD MOUNTAIN LODGE ~ Just minutes from Cherohala Skyway on Hwy 143 W and 11 mi. W of Robbinsville ~ Open year round ~ Offering in-lodge rooms and 2 individual cottages ~ special activities for guests ~ fireside bar ~ alcoholic beverage and package sales ~ On-site restaurant offering breakfast, picnic lunches, dinners and special wine dinners ~ No pets allowed ~ children over 12 years of age welcome Tel: 800/941-9290, 828/479-3433. Visit at snowbirdlodge.com

TAPOCO LODGE ~On the Cheoah River ~ Tel: 828/498-2325. Visit Website at TapocoLodge.com

The TREETOPS –  The Ridge, The Point and The Treetops-  Owned by great people who support our hillclimb series and own the Tail of the Dragon store.  private setting, yet within walking distance of each other. Rent just one house, or bring the group and rent all three at a discounted rate. Open Year Round.Tail of the Dragon rentals houses located between the hillclimb site and Robbinsville. For Reservations call 828-479-8400.   thetreetops.com 

TWO WHEEL INN ~ Designed for motorcycling crowd ~ Located on Hwy 129S 2.5 miles from Robbinsville ~ 13 rooms, each with private bath and private bike garage ~ Open March 1 – November 15 ~ Tel: 828/479-4248 Visit Website at twowheelinn.com

II. BED AND BREAKFASTS_________________________________________________________

SMOKY MOUNTAIN MANSION Located near Robbinsville, NC, ideal for corporate retreats and small conferences and a great site for weddings/receptions ~you can rent one bedroom, or 2 rooms or the whole place –  6 BR (will sleep 12-20) ; 6 BA; Dining Room/Conference Room will seat 30 people; continental breakfasts; catering services; 2 Jacuzzis; hot tub; game room; ~ handicap accessible ~ Open year round ~ Pet Friendly Tel:  828-479-4220 Email ~ info@smokymountainmansion.com   NOTE : The owners  have expressed how pleased they are to have our hillclimbers and made an invitation to “please come stay with us!” http://www.smokymountainmansion.com/

APPALACHIAN INN Bed and Breakfast located at Stecoah Gap overlooking Stecoah Valley ~ 5 mi. NE of Robbinsville, NC ~ Open year round ~ Breakfast included in cost of room ~ 4 rooms, 1 suite, private baths ~ no pets allowed. Phone # 828-479-8450 ~ visit us at www.appalachianinn.com
DRAGON’S REST ~ Each unit is an individual cabin with private bath and covered porch located on Tallulah Creek, 2 1/2 miles south of Robbinsville ~ 6 cabins, rent by the night ~ handicap accessible ~ Covered parking ~ Game room ~ children welcome ~ pet friendly ~ mini farm on site with petting area ~ bike and car wash ~ Open year round Tel: 828-479-4726 ~ jwcherry0266@verizon.net ~ visit us at www.dragonsrestcabins.com

 

III. VACATION RENTALS______________________________________________________________________

AFFORDABLE VACATION RENTALS  Tel: 941/725-0808, 828-479-2277 Yellow Creek area. More info at WWW.vrbo/240956

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN VACATIONS Tel: 828-488-7500,

CHEROKEE REALTY TEL: 828-479-6441, 800-343-7635 15 vacation rentals from 1BR / 1BA to 4BR / 3BA featuring rentals located on Lake Santeetlah. Visit at CherokeeRealty.com

CAROLINA MOUNTAIN VACATIONS Tel: 828-488-7500,

CHEROHALA VACATION RENTALS BY TAIL OF THE DRAGON 3 cabins (Treetops, The Ridge, The Point) located in private wooded setting just 1 mile from the Cherohala Skyway. 3 to 4BR large homes with hot tubs and game rooms, covered garages, outdoor decks. ~ open year round ~ pets allowed. Tel: 828-479-8400 FAX 828-479-1456 ~ visit us at www.thetreetops.com

DIANA HUTTO REALTY Tel: 828-479-6907 6 vacation rentals from 2BR / 1BA to 3BR / 3BA featuring lakefront and creekfront rentals. Email at DianaHutto@aol.com ~ visit us at www.dianahuttorealty.com

MOUNTAIN CABINS 3 vacation rentals in Graham County, 2BR each ~ children welcome ~ no pets Tel: 727-784-2443 ~ cwoods01@tampabay.rr.com

MOUNTAIN IVY RENTALS ~ SCENIC VIEW OF LAKE SANTEETLAH or CABIN ON CREEK ~ Just 3 miles from Robbinsville ~ Open year round ~Open year round ~ pets/children welcome Tel: 828-735-9180 www.mountainivy.com or email mountainivy@gmail.com

MOUNTAINS VACATION DEALS 3 Vacation Rentals in Graham County Co. Featuring 2-4 bedrooms in several locations, all fully furnished ~ 4 BR, 3 BA ~ Tel: 800-995-8558 ~ Visit at www.MountainVacationDeals.com

MOUNTAIN WAY REALTY RENTALS~ On Santeetlah Lake Tel: 828-479-8989 ~ mountainwayrealty.com

NANTAHALA MOUNTAIN RETREATS Tel: 888/667-2224 6 vacation rentals in Graham County, 1 to 3 BR ~Visit at nantahalariver.com

NC CABIN VACATIONS Whisper Mountain Chalet (3 BR/2 BA) and Bear Tracks Cabin (2 BR/1 BA)~ Located in Tobacco Branch Village, near Fontana ~ Open Late March – December ~ Children and pets welcome Telephone: 239/898-5253 ~ Visit at nccabinvacations.com

SOUTHLAND REALTY Tel: (800) 249-2207 or (828) 479-3991 3 lakefront cottages, located on Santeetlah Lake ~ 2 and 3 BR ~ open year round ~ pet friendly Email at jjsouthlan@aol.com

WNC PROPERTIES,  INC Tel: (828) 735-47737 ~ locations in Stecoah, Deals Gap, Fontana, Snowbird ~ Visit at www.wncpropertiesinc.com

NOTE : The following are individually rented cabins. These cabins are privately owned and rented to vacationers.

BIG SNOWBIRD CREEKSIDE LOG CABIN Located beside Big Snowbird Creek ~ 2 BR plus loft ~ screened porch overlooking creek ~ use of nearby creek front pavilion and bonfire pit ~ Open Year Round Telephone: 828-735-0418, 828/479-4546. Email at squally236@aol.com. Visit at bigsnowbirdcreekcabin.com

BIG SNOWBIRD LOG CABIN Located beside Big Snowbird Creek ~ 2 BR plus loft with sleeper sofa, 3 BA, sleeps 8 ~ hot tub, outdoor shower, hammock near creek, grill~ Children Welcome ~ Open Year Round Telephone: 828-713-8855. email at debi5dupuis@aol.com

BREATH OF FRESH AIR 2 vacation cabins, side by side. Will only rent one or both cabins to same renter at same time. 2BR, 1 loft can sleep 6-8 people, and 1BR sleeps 4. Located in West Buffalo area near Joyce Kilmer Forest. ~ children welcome ~ pet friendly ~ open year round. Tel: 770/666-3298 and 770/359-8834 ~ cabinrentalsnc@aol.com

CABIN IN THE WOODS 2 cabins; an efficiency cabin, and a one-bedroom cabin. Secluded on dead end road in Stecoah Valley ~ sleeps 4 ~ Open March – November ~ children welcome ~ pet friendly. Tel: (828) 735-1930, (828) 735-3368 ~philcapper@fastmail.fm ~ visit us at www.thecabininthewoods.com

CABIN ON THE LAKE Located off Hwy 129 north of Robbinsville on Snowdrop Lake ~ open year round ~ 2 BR, 1 BA ~ no pets ~ Telephone 810/923-1470 ~ KKrol@comcast.net

DEALS GAP HOME Located 9 mi. south of Deals Gap ~ Open year round ~ 3 BR, 3 BA ~ Children and pets welcome ~ Telephone: 888/999-7905

DEW DROP INN Rental #1 Located in Mountain Creek area ~ Log Cabin – sleeps up to 6 ~ swimming pool ~ no pets Rental #2 – Downtown Apartment, sleeps 4, open year round Tel: (866)376-2984. Visit at Dewdropinn.samsbiz.com

GLADDENS CREEK LOG CABIN Located on Gladdens Creek Road off Hwy 129 N ~ 1 Loft BR ~ Open year round ~ No children, No pets ~ Telephone 828/479-2654. Email at dotcalm8@gmail.com

GREAT CAMPS LODGE Located on Lake Santeetlah ~ 3 BR, 3.5 BA, sleeps 8 ~ private boat dock ~ Open year round ~ no pets ~ children welcome Tel: 866/813-5253 Fax: 828/479-4564. Visit at thegreatcamps.com

GRIFFIN CABINS Located on Hwy 143 Business Route, Robbinsville – 2 BR log house, and 1 BR apartment – Open year round – children welcome – no pets ~ Telephone 828/479-6470. Visit at Griffincabins.com

GRINS & GIGGLES CABIN Located on Lake Santeetlah ~ 2 BR, 1 BA, sleeps 4 ~ children over 10 welcome ~ no pets ~ Telephone (770) 977-5548 or (828) 479-2468

HIGH FRONTIER LOG CABIN & LODGE Secluded luxury log cabin and lodge in West Buffalo area. Cabin (3 BR, 2 BA) will sleep 8 ~ Lodge (4 BR, plus loft, 3 BA) will sleep 10 ~ Open year round ~ no pets ~ Telephone 828/479-8121.Visit at highfrontiercabins.com

JIMBO’S FARM , A 53 acre Mountain retreat with a 110 year old Restored Farm House. Includes one acre trout pond & mountain stream running thru the entire property. . 3 BR, 1 BA, sleeps 4-6 . Out Building available at no extra charge, sleeps 2. Pets welcome. Fire Pit & Game room included. ~ Call Jimbo at 954/781-6921 office or 954-806 4311. ~ Visit us at www.spectrumrecording.net/jimbosfarm.htm

LAKE SANTEETLAH VENTURE Located on lake Santeetlah ~ Tel: (828)479-4733

LOG INN Located in West Buffalo area near Joyce Kilmer Forest ~ Children welcome ~ Pet friendly ~ 2 BR, 2 BA ~ will sleep 4-5 ~ Tel: 770/666-3298 and 770/359-8834 ~ ebayc.us/1031444

SANTEETLAH MARINA RENTALS CABIN ONE ~ On Lake Santeetlah ~ overlooks the Marina, just a short walk down to your boat at the dock, 3 BR, 1 BA, sleeps 7 CABIN THREE ~ Directly on Lake Santeetlah, with your own private floating dock, 2 mi. from the Marina 3 BR, 3 BA, sleeps 6 (Both – open Apr-Oct; no pets) Tel: 828/479-8180 ~ rveal92190@aol.com

SNOWBIRD CREEK LOG CABIN Located on Snowbird Creek ~ 3 BR, 2 BA ~ hot tub ~ pet friendly ~ available year round Telephone: (828) 479-3892 ~ robmason@rocketmail.com

SNOWBIRD CREEKSIDE CABIN Located in Snowbird Mtns., near Cherohala Skyway ~ 3 BR, 2 BA, sleeps 8 ~ no pets ~ open year round, Tel: 828/479-9255 ~ jjsouthland@aol.com

SNOWBIRD HOUSE On the banks of Snowbird Creek, excellent for fly fishing ~ open year round ~ 2 BR, 2 BA ~ sleeps up to 6 ~ no pets Tel: 828/479-2765 ~ mmiller66@verizon.ne

TALLULAH CREEK VACATION HOME Located in downtown Robbinsville ~ sleeps 6 ~ Open year round ~ pet friendly ~ children welcome ~ Tel: (828) 479-3279 ~ Email: lvnwst@yahoo.com

TAPOCO LODGE ~On the Cheoah River ~  Tel: 828/498-2325. Visit Website at TapocoLodge.com

THE OVERNIGHTER Inside city limits of Robbinsville, NC ~ 2 BR, 1 BA, 2 efficiencies, exercise equip. Trout stream located next to cabin, swimming pool/deck overlooking stream ~ Open Mar-Dec ~ No pets Tel: 828/479-6485

THUNDER MOUNTAIN CABIN Located in Robbinsville ~ ~ Telephone: (828) 479-3279 ~ elwest@verizon.net

THUNDERBIRD TRAIL COTTAGE Located on Santeetlah Lake ~ 2 BR, 1 BA – sleeps 6 ~ Backyard on shoreline of lake ~ Children welcome ~ No pets ~ Telephone: (770) 667-0982 ~ debmalin@aol.com

WEST BUFFALO CREEK CABIN Located near Cherohala Skyway on West Buffalo Road ~ 3 BR, 2 BA, sleeps 8 ~ children welcome ~ pet friendly ~ Open year round. Tel: 850-585-2199 ~ etrax1@cox.net

IV. CAMPGROUNDS____________________________________________________________________________________

HIDDEN WATERS CAMPGROUND 5 miles south of Robbinsville, NC on Hwy 129S ~ located beside a mountain stream ~ full hookups, bathroom and shower facilities available. Tel: 828-479-3509

IRONHORSE MOTORCYCLE LODGE, CABINS, & CAMPGROUND  is the Smoky Mountains premier “motorcycle only” resort.  Located in Stecoah NC just 14 miles from Robbinsville NC, 24 miles to the famous “Tail of the Dragon”, and central to all the great riding roads in western North Carolina. The resort features rustic cabin rooms and full luxury cabins, bunkhouses, RV hook-up, camping, activities pavilion with multimedia entertainment, on premise restaurant, WIFI hot spot, camp sites, covered motorcycle parking, group campfire pit, gift shop.  If you want the most from your motorcycle vacation, then plan your next stay at the Ironhorse Motorcycle Lodge.
www.Ironhorsenc.com
or call at (828)-479-3864.

SANTEETLAH RV PARK and STORAGE ~ Santeetlah RV Park offers full hook-ups just minutes from Lake Santeetlah. Santeetlah RV Park also has rental RVs ready to occupy. Tel: 828-479-3428. Visit at santeetlahrv.com

THE HEART CENTER CAMPGROUND AND CABINS – 22 mi. north of Robbinsville, NC near Tail of The Dragon/Great Smoky Mountains National Park offering quiet, secluded campsites, many amenities and activities ~ can accommodate large groups ~ 15 campsites, cabins and tepees for rent, . Tel: 828-479-2999.Visit at www.camponthemountian.com or www.vrbo.com/317096

THE SIMPLE LIFE CAMPGROUND ~ Off Hwy 129N of Robbinsville, NC ~ Tent and RV camping, 3 camper cabins, bath house, general store, internet access ~ Open March-October ~ Tel: 828-788-1099. Visit at thesimplelifecampground.com

TUMBLING WATERS CAMPGROUND and TROUT POND ~ Located on beautiful Panther Creek offers a restful, quiet retreat for families, white water rafters, mountain bikers and fishermen ~ Open March-November ~ Two rustic cabins – one room with full bath, queen size bed, one Futon, efficiency kitchen. Tel: 828-479-3814. Email at tumblingwaterscg@yahoo.com

US Forest Service Campgrounds.  Open Apr – Oct (weather permitting), all campgrounds have drinking water and will accommodate trailers, pay stations located at entrance. Tsali – Nantahala National Forest – Located off Hwy 28 on the shores of Fontana Lake, with a total of 42 camp units with flush toilets and showers. Four trails, a total of 38 miles of mountain bike/horse trail are adjacent. Tsali is approximately 8 miles from the Nantahala Gorge and the Nantahala River, famous White water rafting, kayaking and canoeing. From Bryson City take US 19-S 9 miles, then bear right on NC 28-N for 5.5 miles. Turn right on USFS Rd 521 at Tsali Campground sign.

Cable Cove – North on Hwy 28, about 5 miles east of Fontana Village, with a total of 26 camp sites with flush toilets and no showers. Approximately 4 miles to Fontana Dam and the Appalachian Trail entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From Fontana Village take NC 28-E, 4.7 miles, turn left on FR 520 for 1.4 miles.

Horse Cove – about 13 miles northwest of Robbinsville and adjacent to the Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness. From Robbinsville take US 129-N 1 mile, turn left on NC 1116, go 3.5 miles to NC 1127, turn right. Go 12 miles to FR 416. Turn right. Two routes of entry, either south of Santeetlah Lake or north of Santeetlah Lake accessed from US 129. 17 camp sites with flush toilets and no showers.

Cheoah Point – Located on Santeetlah Lake, about 6 miles north of Robbinsville off US Hwy 129, turn left at sign, go 0.8 miles. 18 campsites(first-come, first-served), 2 cabins; 6 RV sites with electrical hook-ups – Reservations required – Reserve USA 877-444-6777 camp sites with low volume flush toilets.

Rattler Ford – group campgrounds located 1/4 mile south of entrance to Joyce Kilmer Forest. 4 units will accommodate up to 25 people per unit. Horseshoe pits and a volleyball court are provided. Reservations should be made about 3 weeks in advance for this area, reservations required – Reserve USA 877-444-6777. Flush toilets and hot showers are available. Additional information can be obtained at the Cheoah Ranger District Headquarters of the United States Forest Service is located about 2.7 miles outside Robbinsville. From the junctions of U.S. Highway 129 & Highway 143 east in Robbinsville, take Highway 129 north for 1½ miles to the junction with Highway 143 west (Massey Branch Road). Turn left and proceed west on Highway 143 for approximately 1¼ miles to the Cheoah District Ranger’s Office. Turn left into Ranger Headquarters and park in the visitor’s parking lot. There are picnic tables and restrooms. Be sure to visit the Ranger’s Office during business hours. They have a large selection of information bulletins and an excellent selection of books on nature studies.

The Cheoah District office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The telephone number is 828-479-6431.

There are more accommodations than what is listed here. There are plenty of rooms in the area and Fontana is not far from Robbinsville. Bear in mind that many of the vacation rentals that charge $125 per night can sleep three couples (and more) and that is $41 per couple per night per night. Thanks… look forward to seeing you at the DRAGON!