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Blue Waters Mountain Lodge

Robbinsville, NC 28771 USA (Show map)
5.0
7 Reviews
$155 - $185
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About

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina and nestled along the shoreline of picturesque 2,800 acre Santeetlah Lake in the lush Nantahala National Forest, Blue Waters Mountain Lodge puts you in the heart of one of the nation's most beautiful areas. Known for its natural splendor, activity filled outdoor lifestyle and deep serenity, this majestic setting offers a wealth of activities or the perfect backdrop to do nothing at all. This unique combination of relaxation and action packed fun starts at the Lodge itself, where you'll find a game room complete with billiards, cards, darts, and a variety of indoor games as well as croquet and horseshoes outdoors. For a quiet alternative, the Lodge offers a well-stocked reading library and plenty of decks with outstanding lake and mountain views that invite you to settle in and relish the solitude.

Rooms & Rates

Room #1

Impressive brass rubbings are featured in this fully handicap accessible room. A wrought iron queen sized bed, comfortable winged back chair and desk are just some of the treasures in this beautifully appointed space.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room #2

The spacious Music Room boasts a natural cedar king sized bed accented by a handmade quilt. The large bay window provides the perfect nook to view the lake or curl up with a good book. Antique musical instruments and Victrolas adorn this charming room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room #3

Vintage treasures of summer’s by gone days. Featuring two twin beds covered in a cheerful yellow toile, this delightful room is decorated with nostalgic items such as antique fishing poles, golf clubs and tennis racquets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Twin

Room #4

The Alpine Experience is an intimate space with a carved cherry king sized bed, mahogany dresser and 19th century upholstered chair. European brass rubbings are featured through the room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room #5

The Stars and Stripes room features patriotic Americana. It’s focal point of a framed 48-star flag overhangs a wrought iron queen sized bed, while the rustic armoire, dresser and nightstand conjure images of America‘s past.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room #6

The French Country is a light and spacious lake view room. Blue and white toile is featured throughout with a king sized bed overlooking the large bay windows. An antique mahogany dresser and winged back chair complement the relaxed setting.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room #7

The Fishing Camp is a rustic lake view room featuring a king sized bed and stunning lake views. Vintage fishing prints decorate the wall and the “Big Catch” adorns as well.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Room #8

Victorian Charm is a delightfully decorated lake view room. With a cherry queen sized bed, maple dresser and antique armoire, the room is a quaint and relaxing place to unwind.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Room #9

Rustic Elegance at its best. Artwork adorns this corner lake and mountain view room, which offers a king sized cedar bed with a down comforter covered in suede. The adjoining bath features a Jacuzzi tub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Reviews

Overall
5.0

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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Dining5

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Spectacular!

5 on July 13, 2014

We booked for one night hoping that the lodge was as wonderful as it appeared on the Blue Waters Mountain Lodge website. Wow! It's even more beautiful than the photos can show. And adding to the wonderful accommodations were the friendly and helpful owners and staff. Since our room was available the next night, we extended our stay and if time had permitted we would have stayed even longer. Just relaxing at the lodge and enjoying the lake is enough, but there are plenty of scenic roads and places close enough for day trips. We plan to return next year. Thanks for a memorable, perfect stay!


This One Has It All - Spectacular Views, Rooms, Food & Staff

5 on March 26, 2009

Blue Waters Mountain Lodge was everything I could have expected, plus a lot more. It's fashioned after many of the grand lodges of the Adirondacks, built on a scenic piece of Santeetlah Lake, which is about 4 miles north of Robbinsville, North Carolina. The lodge takes you back in time. From the moment you step inside, you find yourself into one of the most perfect mountain lodges in the southeast. Mike and Maury, the innkeepers, found this spectacular piece of lake property and turned it into one of the best bed-and-breakfasts in the Smoky Mountains. Their attention to detail is exhibited in every room and every corner. During the whole stay, I was constantly coming across a new nook or a new corner. The lodge has a fantastic great room with a fireplace, cozy sitting areas and game tables, and all with stunning views of pristine Lake Santeetlah. The public areas are comfy and inviting, the kind of place you want to take a good book and feel your surroundings while a fire crackles in front of you. The guestrooms are on two levels. There are nine rooms in all, and each with a different decor, my favorite, the Room 9 – Rustic Elegance, or others like Room 7 – The Fishing Camp or Room 2 – The Music Room. All of the rooms have private bathrooms. Some of the rooms have views of the gardens. Several of the rooms have wonderful vantages of Lake Santeetlah. These rooms are a wonderful place to sit in the evening and watch this picture-perfect lake and sunset. We had the entire lodge and were able to be a bit messier and spread out in the public areas. However, the lodge is so inviting that, even when filled with strangers, it's the type of place everyone comes together around the fireplace to talk, relax, mingle, and make new friends.


A real gem!

5 on March 24, 2009

We had a relaxing, comfortable experience with fantastic mountain and lake scenery. Food was great, service excellent and hospitality couldn't have been better! We're going back!


Great B&B in all respects

4.8 on January 21, 2009

Charming rooms, delicious food, and especially accomodating hosts. Would highly recommend to B&B patrons, and will definitely return as a guest in the future. Darbi and Tom Gillingham


Excellent

5 on November 15, 2008

This is an excellent B & B - the accomodations were outstanding. The breakfast was better than home. Everyone was very friendly and accomodating to our needs. Great time in the mountains.


great place and great inkeepers

5 on July 29, 2008

great place with a location that can't be beat, rooms overlooking the lake and the great front porch, inkeepers are just perfect, will come back for sure


Perfect Holiday

5 on January 10, 2007

What a perfect Christmas. Just finished going over our photos from our holiday in the mountains, I felt that I should mention how much we enjoyed the trip as a whole, but especially how impressed we were with this lodge. Everything was perfect; from the owners, Mike and Maury to the staff, including Ella Mae and Cayce, who ensured our room was spotless and breakfast was to die for! They were just putting the finishing touches on what looks to be one of the most impressive small lodges we've seen in a long time, and I have to say we're looking forward to another visit. Highly reccomended to those looking for a quite place to unwind and enjoy the mountains and Santeetlah Lake without all the crowds


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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Lakeside, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Asheville, NC (AVL) 100 miles

Directions to property:

Take I-40 West past Waynesville Exit onto Smoky Mountain Expressway (Routes 19 - 74 West). Take Smoky Mountain Expressway until it ends. Continue on Routes 19 - 74 West past Bryson City. Make right onto Routes 28 - 143 towards Fontana. Take through Stecoah, make left on Route 143 to Robbinsville. Come over mountain and enter town of Robbinsville. Make right at 2nd light (Ingles on left, Popeyes straight ahead) onto Route 129. Go through town - approximately 4 miles. Cross the Ted Jordan Bridge. Make 2nd left (almost immediate) on Pine Ridge Road. Lodge is 0.2 miles on right. Large Brown house with green rocking chairs on porch - lake will be on left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, National/State parks, Nature area, Smoky Mountain National Park, Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, Tail of the Dragon, Cherohala Skyway, Cherokee/Harrah's Casino, Tsali Recreational Area, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Country Inn, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Fireplace, Library, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Refrigerator

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sailing, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: A deposit equal to the daily rate for all guests is required for confirmed reservations and can be made by credit card or personal check.
  • Cancellations: Refunds for individual bookings will be made only if cancellations are made fourteen (14) days in advance of the arrival date. If a cancellation must be made inside these specified cancellation windows, we regret that a deposit refund is not possible under any circumstances. In addition, deposits will not be refunded to guests in “no show” or early departure circumstances.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Mike and Maury Stewart

Languages spoken

English, French, German

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan


Signature Dish

Blue Waters Bread Pudding
1/2 cup sugar 1 lemon peel, grated 2 1/2 cups soft white bread (about 7 slices), crusts removed, in chunky pieces 2 cups milk 4 tablespoons butter, melted 3 eggs, separated 2 whole eggs 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350° F. Butter a casserole dish. In a mixing bowl, mix the sugar and the lemon peel. Add the bread, milk, and butter, blending well. Add the egg yolks, whole eggs, and baking powder and mix well. Beat the egg whites until they hold a stiff peak, then fold them into the mixture. Pour into the baking dish. Bake about 40 minutes.


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292 Pineridge Road , Robbinsville, NC 28771 USA (Show map)

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