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Cartersville, Georgia
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a spot just for an overnight stay in the Lake Lure area. This is a great little retro motel, right on the river. At first we were a bit dismayed at how close it was to the road, but we soon discovered it didn't matter a bit! Traffic slowed to almost nothing by evening, and the we only... More 

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Thank MarksFam82
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took me back to my childhood. Perfect place to stay if you want to be by a mountain river with a view of Chimney Rock State Park. Grandson loved climbing on the large boulders along the river. Friendly management, cozy rooms, beautiful scenery. Will stay here again.

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Thank Barbara R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Southern hospitality with warm and peaceful surroundings. Not new but clean and serene. Wonderful management service. I Recommended it if you are looking for a lodge by the river and rocks with the sound of the rushing river, lovely landscape and a down-home feel.

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Thank Sweet L
Bradenton, Florida
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Evening Shade is a very Warm and Cozy place to stay. We spent 3 nights there and didn't want to leave. The views of Chimney Rock and the River are right outside your back door and possibly your window depending on which room you get ( we had room 3). We had a small and adequate kitchen. The room was... More 

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Thank bjc3436
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I've been coming up to this area for years but have actually never stayed overnight. My fiancé has never been to the area before and I planned a surprise trip for his birthday, including an overnight stay. I had no guidelines as far as choosing a place to stay, but went with The Evening Shade since it was closest to... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Evening Shade is now on my "must" list of places to visit again! Charming, restful, clean – and hosts Becky and Gary couldn't have been nicer. Friends have places next door at the Dogwood RV Park, so the accommodations here were super convenient and right on the money. With spectacular river views, this place is simply awesome.

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Thank vhearl
Huntersville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The outdoor atmosphere here is perfect! The room I stayed in was fine for what we needed. I would prefer a room with a bigger shower but that's my only complaint. The management was very nice and accommodating. If you choose to walk to the restaurants & shops it's less than a mile but no sidewalks. I can't wait to... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We book a night stay here passing through Chimney Rock. The furnishing are older but the room was clean. We had a kitchen and our 7 & 12 year old slept on the pull out couch. The back porch was so peaceful with the river. Thee was done traffic noise where the kids were but after climbing all the stairs... More 

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Akron, Ohio, USA
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

They tried to have a theme in each room. The decor was extremely dated and the linens were old. The air conditioner is loud and the room was a bit musty. That said, the view and the location are excellent. The river is just so relaxing and just a few steps away. You don't go here to be pampered, you... More 

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1 Thank AkronMom
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32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

It may not be all fancy and frills but it is clean, has great zen, and wonderfully quiet at night. Bonfires every night for s'mores and lazy pools in the river to cool you during the day. Close to all attractions. If you're lucky you might see the resident groundhog. It has wi-fi and I recommend the rooms with balconies.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Evening Shade River Lodge & Cabins

Address: 745 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720
Region: United States > North Carolina > Chimney Rock
Price Range: $84 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Evening Shade River Lodge And Cabins
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“Upstairs rooms have river view balconies, downstairs have patios, and no view of the road.”
 of 5 bubbles MarksFam82, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 11. Rocking chairs on porch, great view out window.”
 of 5 bubbles barbararP4979SF, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“on the riverfront”
 of 5 bubbles 133sweetl, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Loved Room #2. So cozy and relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles vhearl, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“poor wifi reception, Seems that is the case in the entire area.”
 of 5 bubbles bgood3, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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