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The Banner Elk Inn, B&B and Cottages

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407 Main St E Banner Elk, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9239 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
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The Banner Elk Inn, B&B, Cottages, and Cabins -- a classic, Historic Inn, with 3 new luxurious cottages for two, a new Bark&Stone cabin for families and rental cabins. Winner of The People's Choice Award, #1 More B&B in Avery County, the Inn offers perennial gardens/waterfalls & fountains/fireplaces/whirlpools/Private Baths/down comforters/cable TV/DVD library, snack bar & great breakfasts. Wireless available everywhere. In the heart of the High Country, near Grandfather Mountain, Sugar Ski Resort, Beech Mtn and Valle Crucis with easy level access. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$85 - US$250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Banner Elk
Traveller (23)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (1)
Reviews (132)
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Beverly, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your B&B. The homemade lemon cake and wonderful cookies - which were snacks - were delicious. The breakfast of cottage cheese/fruit pancakes, beautiful tray of fresh fruit, breakfast bread, aaand muffins were outstanding! All on a beautifully set...More

Thank Eliza H
Response from BeverlyLait, Owner at The Banner Elk Inn, B&B and CottagesResponded October 28, 2016

Thank you, Eliza, for your heartfelt and gracious review! I only wish you could have stayed longer! Beverly

Reviewed October 18, 2016

We have been staying here for over 10 years. Beverly and her staff are so accommodating, friendly and attentive. We have stayed in the cottages and The Bark House. We love The Bark House for the extra space with our two golden retrievers, having a...More

Thank Amlovett
Response from BeverlyLait, Owner at The Banner Elk Inn, B&B and CottagesResponded October 20, 2016

Thank you! It's always so great to see you two -- and of course your lovely Goldens!

Reviewed October 10, 2016

Again, the Banner Elk Inn rates and deserves our highest praise! For the past 20 years we have been staying here for obvious reasons. Beverly is such a gracious and accommodating host, the rooms are always clean and tidy and did I mention the peacefulness...More

Thank flyfisher2744
Response from BeverlyLait, Owner at The Banner Elk Inn, B&B and CottagesResponded October 12, 2016

Thank you for that great review -- short and sweet -- just like I like it! It has been such a pleasure knowing you both throughout the years.

Reviewed September 19, 2016

We had a lovely stay at the Banner Elk Inn and Cottages. We stayed in Cottage B, and it was very nice. Large room, comfortable bed, nice to have a fully equipped kitchen (even though we didn't use it except for the fridge). We enjoyed...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I stay in the cottages twice a month and love being at this fabulous bed and breakfast so much that I've been a bimonthly regular for a year. The cottages are spacious. In addition to a superbly comfortable bed there is a sitting area, a...More

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Quinton T
August 21, 2015|
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Response from SisBoston | Reviewed this property |
I think the inn is busy during the winter, so it might be difficult to book a room for a whole month. (You have to pay 50% at time of reservation, anyway, so don't worry about the payment part.) I agree with Joann B, you... More
Rosemary J
August 13, 2015|
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Response from BeverlyLait | Property representative |
Yes, we just talked and decided that the best place for blacked out sleep would be the Bark House. Thank you for your reservation. sincerely, Beverly
Room Tips
"Stay in the cottages."
Aug. 21, 2018
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"Cottages and bark house include full kitchens and a grill for meals. They have decks and porches..."
Oct. 2, 2017
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"Main house, cottage or cabin, it's all good"
May 21, 2017
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"Can stay in the main house or in a cottage on the same property."
May 13, 2017
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