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Skyline Lodge

A throwback to the glory days of a whimsical motor lodge situated on a mountain top in Highlands, NC


A throwback to the glory days of a whimsical motor lodge situated on a mountain top in Highlands, NC

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The Basics


The Skyline Lodge is a welcome sight to nuanced travelers - a playful, Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired design in the renovated motor lodge. Guests will find themselves greeted with a signature drink and fresh mountain air as they prepare to explore. Sounds of Ella Fitzgerald and clinking glasses complement the enticing scent of signature tastes from Oak Steakhouse. With a gracious courtyard, twinkling lights, and stunning views, relaxation, and adventure meet for a memorable experience.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Smoke-Free
  • Family Friendly
  • Pub/Tavern/Bar
  • Fireplace or Fire Pit
  • Private Ent Avail.
  • Weddings/Events

In the Know

  • Star gaze on the wedding deck at Skyline Lodge
  • Try the bread at The Oak Restaurant
  • Take a tour with Highlands Excursions
  • Walk the Greenway around town and go shopping on Main Street

Stay for the Story

The lodge is a beloved destination for visitors seeking the beauty and tranquility of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Over the years, it has welcomed guests from all walks of life, including notable figures, and nature enthusiasts.

Sip & Savor

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

Enjoy the Oak Restaurant at Skyline, a contemporary steakhouse featuring the finest cuts of Certified Angus Beef
Try Butlers Bar at Skyline for a curated collection of whiskey, whisky, and other spirits

Experience award-winning Wolfgang's Restaurant and Wine Bistro an intimate and relaxed dining experience located on Main Street in Highlands

See & Do

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

Visit Dry Falls and see the 75-ft. tall waterfall in the Nantahala National Forest that flows over a cliff
Hike Sunset Rock for amazing vistas and views of Highlands, NC
Climb to the top of Whiteside Mountain, with its spectacular 700 ft high cliff walls lofting the hiker for amazing views

Guest Reviews

We had such a nice stay here. Loved the property and super close to the downtown area. Trinity at reception was the best! Very thoughtful and helpful employee. Restaurant was good and the fire pits were fun at night. We will be back!

- Elizabeth Allison

My husband and I stayed with our medium-size dog for four nights. This hotel is so unique. The views are incredible!! There’s nothing around the hotel, so it’s peaceful and secluded with great mountain views. However, it’s still only 10-15 minutes from town. The room was perfectly clean and the furnishings were updated in a lodge style. Every staff member was super nice and helpful. They went out of...See More

- Stacie

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 40

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Hair Dryer

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


Smoking Policy: Smoke free

Family Friendly: Yes

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the Public

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Meeting Space Available, Restaurant On Site, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Mountains