Welcome to Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk!
If you're looking for hotels near Boone to be close to the ski slopes, our Banner Elk hotel has everything guests need for a great trip.
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Banner Elk is close to Grandfather Mountain, which is a big reason why many guests and outdoor lovers come to the region. Banner Elk lodging is just 10 miles from scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, and our friendly staff members are happy to provide tips and recommendations to all guests. Enjoy southern hospitality, clean, comfortable rooms and a great location close to all the most popular destinations nearby.
Banner Elk hotels have Grandfather Mountain as a backdrop, but we take it a step beyond at our property. Enjoy relaxing at our seasonal outdoor heated pool. The local scenic highway nearly demands a drive, especially for guests who are photographers. Of course, it's Beech Mountain Ski Resort and Sugar Mountain Ski Resort that really bring the guests to our Banner Elk hotel.
Business travelers also come to the area for business with Lees-McRae College®, Blue Ridge Village and the Grandfather Home for Children, and especially enjoy our meeting and banquet facilities onsite. When you stay at our Banner Elk hotel, you get a great value, location and service all in one. With spacious rooms, plenty of parking and a short drive away from everything, there's no better place for ski enthusiasts, vacationers, or those looking to get away from it all.
If our friendly staff can do anything more to make your stay even better, just ask. At our Banner Elk hotel, we pride ourselves on offering the best service in town. How can we make your visit to the area more special?
Reserve your upcoming stay at Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk today! Enjoy your stay.
Our heated outdoor pool is open daily from 9 am until 10 pm, Memorial Day through Labor Day.
News from the Front Desk
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $10.00 per day with a $100 per week maximum.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
100% smoke-free hotel
Outdoor pool Heated Pool is open daily from 9 am until 10 pm, Memorial Day through Labor Day.
24-hour front desk
Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, coffee.
Late check out
Safe deposit box
Fax services -nominal fee
Exercise facility open from 600 a.m. to 1000 p.m. cardiovascular and strength training equipment
Parking for the physically challenged
Weight lifting equipment
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Stationary bike available
Express check out
Cable or satellite television, 37-inch TVs. We offer a full range of cable channels including HBO®. DVD players available in all rooms.
Free wireless iinternet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Lobby coffee service throughout the day
100% wireless Internet access, high-speed Internet access
Picnic area with gas grills (complimentary use by hotel guests)
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
Accessible table in eating area
Public restrooms accessible
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Cable or satellite television
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area, available
Direct dial telephone
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Adjoining rooms, available available
Spa/hot tub room, available
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Wheelchair accessible available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
5.00 mile(s) from Avery Health Care, hospital
9.00 mile(s) from Cannon Memorial Hospital
18.00 mile(s) from U S Forestry Service, corporate office and training center
1.00 mile(s) from Lee's McRae Theater, Performing arts and summer theater.
1.40 mile(s) from Sugar Creek Gem Mine, Gem mining, grading, cutting, and setting.
2.00 mile(s) from Natural Healing Day Spa
3.40 mile(s) from Banner Elk Winery, Winery & vineyards, tastings and seasonal tours. (May-Oct)
6.60 mile(s) from Grandfather Vineyard
8.00 mile(s) from Family Billiards, Great food and great fun for the entire family. Pool hall with no alcohol or smoking.
9.00 mile(s) from Grandfather Mountain, Amazing views, mile high swinging bridge nature museum, animal habitat and a fudge shop. Fun for all ages.
9.00 mile(s) from Mast General Store, Old mercantile store and annex with arts, crafts, groceries, candy shop and so much more.
10.00 mile(s) from Blue RIdge Parkway, Scenic road with gorgeous views and great hiking.
17.00 mile(s) from Appalachian State, Performing arts and summer theater.
17.50 mile(s) from Linville Falls Winery
20.00 mile(s) from The Orchards at Alta Pass, Apple barn, orchard and craft shops.
23.00 mile(s) from Tweetsie Railroad, Wild West themed amusement park. Great fun for all ages. Fourth of July Fireworks. (weather permitting)
24.00 mile(s) from Mystery Hill, Family entertainment
1.00 mile(s) from Louisiana Purchase Restaurant Incorporated, bar/lounge, Cajun, open for: dinner, 600 p.m. to 1000 p.m.
1.00 mile(s) from Bayou Smokehouse and Grill, bar/lounge, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner, 1130 a.m. to 1200 a.m. Cajun Barbecue
1.00 mile(s) from Banner Elk Cafe, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, homestyle, 700 a.m. to 900 p.m.
1.00 mile(s) from Stonewalls Restaurant, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner, 500 p.m. to 1000 p.m.
1.00 mile(s) from Dunn's Deli, deli, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, 1100 a.m. to 700 p.m.
1.50 mile(s) from Frog and the Monkey Incorporated, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, great little eclectic restaurant in downtown Banner Elk.
2.00 mile(s) from Subway®, deli, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 700 a.m. to 1000 p.m.
2.00 mile(s) from China House Restaurant, bar/lounge, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, 1100 a.m. to 1100 p.m.
2.00 mile(s) from Zuzda, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner, 500 p.m. to 1000 p.m. Tapas Bar Restaurant
3.00 mile(s) from Frontier Barbeque, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 1200 p.m. to 1000 p.m. daily. Great BBQ.
4.00 mile(s) from Jackalope's View, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
1.00 mile(s) from Lee's McRae College
17.00 mile(s) from Appalachian State University
17.00 mile(s) from Boone
20.00 mile(s) from Spruce Pine
25.00 mile(s) from Blowing Rock
30.00 mile(s) from Jefferson
40.00 mile(s) from Johnson City
45.00 mile(s) from Bristol, TN/VA
60.00 mile(s) from Asheville
60.00 mile(s) from Hickory
89.00 mile(s) from Winston-Salem
100 mile(s) from Cherokee
105 mile(s) from Charlotte
160 mile(s) from Raleigh
175 mile(s) from Knoxville, TN
180 mile(s) from Pigeon Forge, TN
1.00 mile(s) from jogging track, Lee's McCrea College
1.00 mile(s) from High Mountain Expeditions, whitewater rafting; river tubing; caving; hiking
1.1 mile(s) from Edge of the World, whitewater rafting; kayaking; rappelling; rock climbing
2.4 mile(s) from Sugar Mountain Golf Cours
3.00 mile(s) from Tate-Evans Park, walking trail; volleyball court; picnic areas (covered and uncovered); wading pools; playgrounds
3.00 mile(s) from Blue Ridge Mountains, hiking
3.00 mile(s) from Wildcat Lake, swimming; fishing; boating; picnic areas