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Front Royal, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 27 November 2016

My husband and myself lost our oldest son on June 26, 2016 and I stumbled into this nearby paradise and booked it for us without him even knowing until the last minute. I was elated that there was one cabin available (Ladybug Cabin) on the exact date of our son's 5 month date of passing. We did not want to...

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LOLITAFELIX, Owner at Shadow Mountain Escape, responded to this review

Wanda, we were so glad we could assist in your healing process! Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It means a lot to a small business! Shadow Mountain Escape's 15 acre timber frame cabin complex set in nature's beauty truly is an escape! We look forward to hosting you both again!

Maurertown, Virginia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We heard about Shadow Mountain Escape from friends, and even though it's just an hour from home, it's a world away from our busy lives—the perfect place for me to write and for my husband to read and study. In creating Shadow Mountain Escape and pouring their heart, soul, vision, and love into its design and management, hosts/owners Karen and...

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The property borders the Shenandoah National Park. We stayed in the cozy Dragonfly authentic timber frame cabin. Full kitchen and TV but limited Wi-Fi. The lodge has a basement cantina, a covered patio, and an inside lookout where you can read and relax. Very well-maintained and lovely and our hosts were gracious. They have a nature trail that leads to...

North Wildwood, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for a birthday surprise..we both live a hectic life so a quiet, calm getaway was what we needed. Shadow Mountain Escape provided us with this setting and so much more! The cabins were spacious, clean and beautiful. The grounds were immaculate and the owners were so friendly! Even the house cat of the property greeted...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We had a fantastic stay at the "Butterfly" cabin at Shadow Mountain Escape! The cabin itself was extremely clean, well appointed and comfortable. The craftsmanship of the cabin and the design of the décor was thoughtful and impressive. Management met us at the cabin at check in and offered us a personal tour, guidance for local dinner and winery options,...

1Thank charlottestrain
south jersey
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Stayed the first weekend in August. I read tripadvisor before we book any trip or hotel and I can honestly say that I have never read 99% or possibly 100% of positive reviews. But I can say without hesitation that SME deserves it!! When we arrived we had some car trouble, Karen not only gave us the names and directions...

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I can't believe it's taken me so long to review this place. First of all, the cabins and scenery are absolutely stunning. The owners are so friendly, kind and welcoming. They have obviously put a lot of love and energy into their property and cabins. If you're looking for a quiet and relaxing getaway, this is it.

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

We have been to SME at least 5 times now and we love this place. The cabins are absolutely amazing with special touches throughout each of the cabins. We have stayed in 3 out of the 4 cabins available and every time we come we are greeted by the owners, Ralph and Karen as old friends. We usually come for...

1Thank mullknapc
Ardmore, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 July 2016

From the time we entered the SME property,and Karen came out to greet us,until we left and saw Ralph waving to us as he did some work on his house, we felt like friends. We stayed in the Butterfly cabin which was beautifully furnished with items from Ralph and Karen's travels in Europe. Nothing was overlooked from a flashlight to...

1Thank linlamnpa1
Reviewed 3 July 2016

From start to finish this has been the best “getaways” we’ve ever experienced. The Escape itself is amazing and the nature walk was so lovely! As dedicated hikers, we were pleasantly surprised we could do our 4 miles without budging from the area. The cabin is beyond charming. Everything so carefully selected and placed in exactly the right place to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Virginia's "Simply Charming" authentic timber frame cabins bordering the Shenandoah National Park - Luray, VA. A truly unique romantic couple's escape conveniently located in a woodland park setting on the "Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop"... only a few minutes from the Shenandoah National Park entrance, Luray Caverns, Lake Arrowhead and a wide variety of other attractions. Discover the ambiance of a rare timber frame tastefully arranged with quality furnishing including antiques and European décor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shadow Mountain Escape

Address: 1132 Jewell Hollow Road, (bordering the Shenandoah National Park), Luray, VA 22835
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Price Range: $216 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
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“We have only experienced the "Ladybug Cabin"...but they all looked inviting.”
 of 5 bubbles WandaG182, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each cabin has stairs; if mobility issues, discuss with Karen before you book.”
 of 5 bubbles RiverwoodWriter, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We like either cabin in the Bear Dance Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles coreenb2016, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We love the Dragonfly but Butterfly and Bumblebee are nice as well. All are great and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles mullknapc, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bumblebee cabin was great, but I am sure all the other cabins are just as comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles AllaC6659, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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