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Shadow Mountain Escape

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 May 2013

It has been three weeks since our weekend getaway and the experience is still resonates with me. This is the FIRST vacation where I didn't need another vacation when I came home! Our Dragonfly cabin looked like it was straight out of a magazine and the atmosphere was so therapeutic and charming. But SME went above and beyond. Every little...

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Lexington Park, Maryland
Reviewed 11 April 2013

It’s hard to start – it’s hard to separate the best of the best about SME. They nailed it for sure, this is a great place and they are great hosts. Felix the cat is a wonderful co-host as well. We wanted to find a place to reflect on our past year where we were slapped in the face with...

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2Thank LongsPeak2121
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 8 April 2013

My husband and I visited SME for a week on our honeymoon, and it was a fantastic decision. The scenery of Shenandoah was gorgeous (even during winter), the cabin (we stayed in the dragonfly) was beautiful, and most of all, Karen & Ralph were amazing hosts. They left wine for us, were constantly bringing us freshly baked sweets, and even...

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2Thank debbiejane2013
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We chose this for our honeymoon and we couldn't be happier with our choice. The bumblebee cabin was outstanding! The grounds are beautiful! It's literally a little piece of paradise at the base of the Shenandoah National Park. If all you do is relax and enjoy the nature walks you'll be thrilled with your choice to stay here. Ralph and...

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2Thank Mkelly36
Carrollton, VA
Reviewed 27 February 2013

My husband and I were so happy we found this little slice of heaven! As we celebrated our 24th wedding anniversary together, Mike and I marveled at all the beauty surrounding us from the intricate details of all the German relics to the architecture of the timberframe to the deer dancing and feeding on corn as Karen stood among them....

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2Thank RN4weeones
Eastern Shore, Maryland
Reviewed 27 February 2013

We throughly enjoyed our stay here, it is a beautiful and secluded property The cabins are amazing, and the Bumblebee cabin that we stayed in was just perfect. Even had an extra treat with waking up to the snow-covered ground and trees on Valentine Day's morning. We enjoyed our coffee in the observation tower as the sun came over the...

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Thank Steve V
Illinois
Reviewed 19 January 2013

My husband and I found the reviews for Shadow Mountain Escape when we were planning our honeymoon and decided then we wanted to go there. Karen went above and beyond our expectations. She was very helpful during the entire process from booking through our stay. The basket of goodies awaiting us when we arrived was delicious, not to mention the...

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1Thank Nicole W
Alexandria, VA
Reviewed 9 December 2012

This was our third visit to SME and it was wonderful. We stayed in the Ladybug cabin this time. We didn't miss having a kitchen since there is a fridge and microwave. We brought stuff for breakfast and to make sandwiches and ate in town the rest of the meals. The cabin is beautiful, the bed is comfortable. My boyfriend...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 October 2012

You will not find a more hospitable and relaxing place to share a two or three day relaxing escape with your spouse or someone special. The accomodations are excellant and the welcoming atmospher provided by the owners is quite unique. Karen is an amazing host. Their webiste will fill you in with all the details. www.shadowmountainescape.com. Book early!

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Wall Township, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 October 2012

We stayed for 2 nights in September to celebrate our anniversary. I discovered Shadow Mountain on Tripadvisor after searching for a quiet cabin experience. We were greeting by Karen upon arrival at the Ladybug Cabin. She enthusiastically showed us our cabin and gave many suggestions on things to do in the area. Ladybug cabin is located across the deck from...

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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 Rd, (bordering the Shenandoah National Park), Luray, VA 22835-5710
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Price Range: $224 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
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“We stayed in Bumblebee cabin - loved the fireplace and deck.”
ingilt, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We have only experienced the "Ladybug Cabin"...but they all looked inviting.”
WandaG182, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each cabin has stairs; if mobility issues, discuss with Karen before you book.”
RiverwoodWriter, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We like either cabin in the Bear Dance Lodge.”
coreenb2016, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We love the Dragonfly but Butterfly and Bumblebee are nice as well. All are great and quiet.”
mullknapc, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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