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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Junior Suite 1 Queen with Tub
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Room 1 Double with Walk in Shower
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Room 1 King with Walk In Shower
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite 1 King with Tub/Shower Combo
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Junior Suite 2 Doubles with Tub/Shower Combo
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard 1 King with Tub/Shower Combo
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Junior Suite 1 King with Tub/Shower Combo
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Room 1 Queen with Walk In Shower
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Room 1 Queen with Tub/Shower Combo
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite 1 King with Walk In Shower
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Junior Suite 2 Doubles with Walk In Shower
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Mountain ski retreat with a restaurant

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Concierge services

Location

Situated in Sylva, this ski hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nantahala National Forest and Blue Ridge Parkway Balsam Entrance. Smoky Mountain Jumphouse is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) away.

Hotel Features

Hit the slopes and relax with Grand Old Lady Hotel's amenities, which include a bar/lounge and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Room Amenities

All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and ceiling fans. Egyptian cotton sheets, coffee makers, and desks are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. 3 meeting rooms are available. This ski hotel also offers a library, a terrace, and a garden. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Grand Old Lady Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Library
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Terrace
  • Bar/lounge 1
  • Elevator
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Banquet hall
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built - 1908
  • Total number of rooms - 50
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Polish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Grand Old Lady Hotel offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. This Sylva hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Towels provided
  • Desk
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Beetree Restaurant - This restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Spirits of the Inn Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Hunting on site
  • Downhill skiing on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and a security system in each accommodation.

Security system

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 14.00 for adults and USD 14.00 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

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  • Balsam Mountain
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