The Banner Elk Inn" Winner People's Choice Awards #1 B&B In Avery County, NC"

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Beautiful Mountain Setting

The Banner Elk Inn B&B, Cottages, and Cabin-- the original and true Banner Elk Inn -- offers classic, traditional Bed & Breakfast Inn accommodations, The Briarwood Cottages Duplex & The Bark House Cabin -- in a beautiful village mountain setting across the street from The Banner Elk Town Park. Perennial gardens, fountains, mountain meadow views and waterfalls, grace the setting and soothe the soul.

The historic century old Banner Elk Bed and Breakfast was once The Shawneehaw Inn from a bygone era. Still romantic, charmingly restored, and furnished with antiques collected from around the world, the award winning Inn now offers 3 new luxurious cottages and a wonderful cabin for families: all private baths, whirlpools, fireplaces, down comforters, soft sheets. And to serve you better with modern conveniences we have underground cable for wireless DSL internet access everywhere (plus Air Conditioning, phones, TV, VCR, DVD & a classic movie library). We have been serving wonderful breakfasts every day for  more than 30 years!

Centrally located in the High Country, close to Grandfather Mountain and Sugar Mountain Resort with easy winter access. Walk to 7 restaurants. Ask about our pet policy.  Two night minimum.


The Banner Elk Inn Accommodations

The Original Banner Elk Inn

We offer 6 unique bedroom choices,

for adults only, in the historic main house.

We have detailed them below for your convenience.

All Rooms are Non-Smoking.

Welcome to our inn, quiet, in town
The Bark House

The Bark House Cabin

The Bark House, recently built, owned and located by The Banner Elk Inn offers our very best in accommodations.  The is a cabin crafted in the old world mountain style of Poplar Bark, hand laid stonework, and natural wood.


The Briarwood Cottages

The Briarwood Cottages, in pewter gray, are a duplex of two beautiful efficiency Cottages located in a separate building by The Banner Elk Inn, Owned by the Inn and have a distant view of Sugar Mountain Ski Resort, just 2 miles away. 


Our Location in Banner Elk

The Banner Elk Inn a Bed and Breakfast with cottages and cabins is located only 4/10th of a mile walk from Banner Elk's only stoplight where there are seven restaurants with great food and even many more restaurants within a short drive.

The Inn lies within the village, across the street from The Banner Elk Town Park which features a lovely paved walking path, bordering a meandering stream. You can Relax and enjoy the cool mountain breezes from our side porch overlooking our award-winning perennial gardens and a wonderful pastoral mountain meadow view in the distance.

To Enhance your stay we recommend the following:

  1. Erick's Cheese & Wine will deliver Wine and Cheese baskets to your room (www.erickscheeseandwine.com)

  2. Natural Healing Day Spa will come to the Inn and give you a wonderful massage (www.naturalhealingdayspa.com)

  3. Ashi Therapy, just a very short drive away gives acupuncture and massages (www.ashitherapy.com)

  4. Mountaineer Garden Center will bring flowers to your room, all year long! (www.MountaineerGardenCenter.com)


To better serve you, we offer . . .

Wireless/TV/DVD/phones/down comforters
air-conditioning/private baths/whirlpools/showers
perennial gardens -- and spaced with the lay of the land -- for your privacy. We welcome you to come and experience it for yourself!
WIRELESS is everywhere!

Banner Elk Park