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Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk places you within a mile (2 km) of Banner House Museum and Lees-McRae College. This 100-room hotel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking. Also nearby are Sugar Creek Gem Mine and Flat Top Brewing Company.


Start your day off right with a free full breakfast.


Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk's 100 rooms are air-conditioned and provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. 37-inch TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.

Property features

At Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk, guests have access to a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. Front-desk staff are standing by 24/7 to assist with any requests. Additional amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, coffee/tea in a common area, and barbecue grills.


  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Fitness center

Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk

1615 Tynecastle Highway Banner Elk NC 28604

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk features a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This hotel offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Event facilities measure 3600 square feet (324 square meters). This Banner Elk hotel also offers barbecue grills, a picnic area, and coffee/tea in a common area. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Picnic area 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3600 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 324 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk offers 100 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center and a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Massages 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per accommodation, per day (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room (up to 80 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per accommodation, per day (maximum USD 100 per stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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