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Banner Elk Winery & Villa

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Experience Banner Elk Winery and Villa, a luxury bed and breakfast... it's a magical world.Nestled in the awe inspiring majestic Blue Ridge Mountains stands North Carolina High Country's original winery. Come for a tasting and tour, or stay for a week at The Villa, a highly elegant Bed & Breakfast that offers an idyllic setting, luxurious accommodations, and unrivaled service for discerning travelers.The age-old tradition of winemaking made its debut in the region with the establishment of Banner Elk Winery and Villa, the first commercial winery built in Avery and Watauga counties. Banner Elk wines pay tribute to the rugged mountain landscape and capture the delicate nuance and subtle flavors of the fruit. Our vintners produce excellent award winning wines that reflect the unique characteristics of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether you are interested in a wine tasting or guided tour, learning more about the art and science of winemaking, or just relaxing with a glass of wine, we welcome you to Banner Elk Winery & Villa.Restore your soul in the ambience of our Tuscan inspired Villa. We offer eight beautifully appointed suites, two with private fireplaces. Each features a king or queen-sized luxury mattress bed adorned in the finest linens and abundant pillows, private jacuzzi tubs, and thick plush robes. Breathtaking mountain views from every window several with semi-private terraces.Wake each morning to a complimentary chef-prepared gourmet breakfast in The Villa before you explore the gorgeous High Country where you can hike, bike, ski, fly fish, or play one of the many championship golf courses. Have a private massage in your suite, or enjoy a visit to Banner Elk's premier spa for additional services. Taste the wine, taste the produce, and taste a bit of luxury. It's the perfect place to relax, re-inspire, and rejuvenate – both inside and out.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an amazing option for a quick girls wine weekend. The room was full of old world charm with great views. There was always a delicious pastry option waiting for us in the kitchen and the staff was more than accommodating. We enjoyed the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We had great expectations and were very disappointed. Upon arrival, no one was in villa and there were no directions to proceed to the winery for check in. Not what one would expect at this type of accommodation. Then, the staff at winery were not...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank Teresa S
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Was vacationing in Banner Elk this fall and decided to go for a wine tasting with friends. Beautiful setting and especially enjoyed the outdoor seating. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about their wines and what foods would go well with each one. Their...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Mary S
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We could not have picked a more picturesque, perfect place to get married this past fall. The staff at Banner Elk Winery worked tirelessly behind-the-scenes to make sure our event ran smoothly and was a total success. The event coordinator Kali is just fantastic! She...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Andrea R
Reviewed September 12, 2018

A common theme in my reviews is the concept of balance. The Banner Elk Winery & Villa hit the mark on all points: Location? Amazing and beautiful. Amenities? More like staying in someone's home than a hotel. The room was first rate. We were there...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Robert S
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November 15, 2014|
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Response from Tori F | Reviewed this property |
From what I recall looking at the rooms while I was there, some of the larger rooms downstairs might accommodate a 3rd person, but it depends on the room. The smaller rooms would have all 3 of you sharing a queen bed.
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"I dont think there is a bad room in the Villa"
4 weeks ago
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"Try the Esseoloa Lodge"
Jul. 20, 2018
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"we only did the winery"
May 31, 2018
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"Check out the barn."
Jul. 24, 2017
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US$219 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Blueberry Villa and Banner Elk Winery
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsBanner Elk
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