Tuckasiegee River Mountain Lodge

2-Night Stay for Up to Four at Tuckasiegee River Mountain Lodge in Whittier, NC. Combine Up to 4 Nights.

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Old-Fashioned Bed and Breakfast High Above the Tuckasiegee River

From Tuckasiegee River Mountain Lodge’s front porch, you can look out onto a seemingly endless expanse of forest-covered Great Smoky Mountains. It’s a sensational view that rewards those making the trip down a mile-long road that winds through the wilderness. Inside the lodge, husband-and-wife innkeepers John and Nancy Hopp, along with their son and daughter-in-law, make folks feel at home with home-cooked breakfasts, a gift shop, and a meeting room where you can watch TV sitcoms from the 1950s. The lodge’s location only enhances each stay, as it’s within an hour's drive from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Biltmore Estate, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The entire package earned Tuckasiegee River Mountain Lodge a TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence.

The lodge has just five guest suites, which helps ensure peace and quiet. Each suite is named for a different gemstone and is appropriately decorated in rich hues of ruby, emerald, sapphire, amethyst, or pearl, as well as with rustic wood paneling and antique furnishings. All rooms are pet friendly, and on chilly nights, you and your furry friend can warm up next to the electric fireplace. (Pets are an additional $15 per night.)

At the lodge's restaurant, innkeeper James Shively uses local produce and farm-fresh eggs to make a decadent complimentary breakfast that has included pancakes, fresh fruit, and breakfast casseroles. You can eat in the onsite dining room, in the comfort of your guest room, or on the porch. The restaurant also serves sandwiches, salads, and more for lunch and dinner. Make sure to call ahead for a reservation at the lodge's restaurant.

Whittier, North Carolina: Tranquil Riverside Town near Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Located along the Tuckasiegee River in the mountains of western North Carolina, Whittier draws visitors primarily with its breathtaking natural setting. In town, you’re about a 10-minute drive from the southern entrance of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where you can hike past rushing waterfalls and spot woodland creatures including black bears, woodchucks, and wild turkeys. To get up close and personal with nature, go whitewater rafting on the Tuckasiegee or snow tubing down the hills in winter.

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad’s train chugs past colorful hemlock, birch, and sugar-maple trees as it makes its way along the riverside. Board the old-fashioned locomotive at nearby Bryson City for a more than three-hour journey to historical railroad towns and depots.

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What You Get

  • Option 1: $139 for a 2-night stay for two in the Amethyst, Emerald, or Ruby room or up to four in the Sapphire or Pearl suite (up to a $270 value)

Policies and Fees

Book by: 8/31/14
Travel by: 10/31/14

  • Cancellation policy & fees: 4-week cancellation notice or you will receive a 'Letter of Credit' for future stay within the next year
  • Taxes: 11.75% tax not included

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Onsite restaurant
  • Pet-friendly accommodations
  • Meeting room plays 1950s TV shows
  • Gift shop
  • Free WiFi in most areas
  • Complimentary breakfast

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 8/31/14 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 10/31/14
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 4-week cancellation notice or you will receive a 'Letter of Credit' for future stay within the next year
  • Must be 18+ to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Must use promotional value in 1 visit
  • Not valid with reward points
  • 11.75% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

Amethyst, Emerald, or Ruby Room

  • One queen bed in the Amethyst or Emerald and one king bed in the Ruby
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 3
  • Adding occupants above standard: $15 per night for an additional guest 13 or older; $10 per night for an additional guest 12 or younger

Sapphire or Pearl Suite

  • Two queen beds
  • Standard occupancy: 4
  • Maximum occupancy: 5
  • Adding occupants above standard: $15 per night for an additional guest 13 or older; $10 per night for an additional guest 12 or younger

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets may be added for an additional $15 per pet.
  • Accessibility: please contact property for handicap accessibility requests or options.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • Nearest airport: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL; 59 miles)
  • Distance from Asheville: about 55 miles

Customer Reviews

229 Ratings

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All reviews are from people who have redeemed deals with this merchant.


Gene L. ·
Reviewed December 29, 2014
good place


Tiffany ·
· Reviewed October 5, 2016
This b&b was such a delight. great family to interact with but they understand privacy. the area is great. tucked away at the top of a stunning mountain with a short hike to the top. definitely recommend!!


Vicki M. ·
Reviewed June 10, 2015
Quaint furnishings with an incredible view
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