Lazy Bear Lodge

The Lazy Bear Lodge is a modern mountaintop retreat with breathtaking mountain views. 


The Lazy Bear Lodge is a modern mountaintop retreat with breathtaking mountain views. 

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The Basics


A modern log cabin with five beautifully appointed guestrooms perched on a mountainside in Valle Crucis. Three rooms feature private balconies where guests can relax and enjoy the spectacular vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and valley below. The common areas enjoy the same views. The property features lovely gardens a Koi pond and is surrounded by forest with abundant wildlife and hiking trails.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-Free
  • Concierge Services
  • Adult Only
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Fireplaces
  • Cabins/Cottages
  • Mountain Retreat

In the Know

  • Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway from Moses Cone to Grandfather Mountain. Be sure to hike Rough Ridge 

  • Experience the "long" zip line course or alpine coaster at Hawksnest
  • Enjoy Music in the Park on Friday evenings in the nearby Valle Crucis Park
  • Ride a bicycle down the Virginia Creeper Trail - the rental companies haul you to the top and ride 15 scenic miles downhill

Stay for the Story

Set amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the lodge offers a serene and idyllic setting for guests to unwind and connect with nature. Enjoy a peaceful retreat after a day of outdoor adventure.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy fresh ingredients paired with a cocktail or craft beer at The Local

Vidalia has a menu centered around North Carolina products, fresh local produce, and expanded the wine list

Over Yonder tells the story of Southern Appalachian cuisine from Chef Andy Long

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Take in the views along the Blue Ridge Parkway
Hike at Grandfather Mountain Nature Park
Shop for unique supplies, outdoor gear and more at Mast General Store

Guest Reviews

We enjoyed our stay and loved every minute of it. Beautiful place. Awesome food and hospitality. Comfortable bed. Complimentary snacks, beverages... Terrific views from all sides.... Just a couple minutes from a super restaurant called Over Yonder, which was one of the best meals we've had on any vacation. The entire area is gorgeous.

- John Hoyt

Choosing this Lodge was the best desicion we could make! We loved it! And I'm sure we will be back! Amazing place, super clean and neat, close to several locations, good breakfast, lots of games available, and I loved all the small details that were taken care of: disposable cups on the day of checkout to bring your hot tea with you, courtesy lights in the bedroom and bathroom,...See More

- Anna Bonanno

This was my and my husband's second visit to this outstanding little lodge. Our first visit was back in 2021when my now husband and I decided to stay at the Lazy Bear Lodge to try and reconnect after almost a year separation. Lazy Bear was everything we could have hoped for. The lodge and the area worked it's magic on us and our relationship and a year and 10months...See More

- Misty Prebehalla

This place is very, very nice!! I would tell everyone I know to stay here if they are in the area. It was the highlight of our overnight lodgings so far after two weeks traveling around the Carolinas.

- Brian Coe

Such a wonderful place! I kind of found it by accident, while just looking around on Google. I asked a friend if they knew anything about it. They said they did not, but if we stayed there they would like to know what we thought. So I booked it, largely in order to give a report. WELL! I cannot say enough about how wonderful it is. John and Marsha...See More

- JustSomeGuy

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 5

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Alarm Clocks

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy:

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 12

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Special Diets Accommodated

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Weddings & Events Available

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Location Type: Mountains, Rural