The Carter Lodge on the River

The Carter Lodge on the River is a tranquil riverside retreat set on the banks of the Rocky Broad River between Chimney Rock Village and Lake Lure. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Chimney Rock State Park, the Carter Lodge is within walking distance of the charming Chimney Rock Village, which is home to several restaurants, cafés, shops, and attractions. The Lodge features 16 beautifully appointed guest rooms with private balconies overlooking the river and an exclusive honeymoon suite with a Jacuzzi. A variety of activities is available to enjoy such as hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. Photo: The Carter Lodge on the River

»Guest Accommodations

Guest Accommodations


The Lodge features 16 beautifully appointed and tastefully decorated guest rooms with private bathrooms and balconies boasting breathtaking views. Rooms are comfortable and maintained to the highest standards and modern amenities, including central climate control including air-conditioning and heating, small refrigerators, televisions, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, and complimentary wireless Internet. Guest rooms on the lower level of the Lodge have stunning views of the river, while rooms on the main level have balconies with lovely views and direct access from the parking area.

Guest rooms have double, queen or king-size beds in crisp, clean linens and hypoallergenic pillows, en-suite bathrooms with showers/bath combinations, Jacuzzi tub (Honeymoon Suite), fresh towels, and branded products, spacious sitting areas with tables and chairs and private balconies with inspiring views. Photo: The Carter Lodge on the River

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»Dining & Amenities

Dining & Amenities


A complimentary buffet breakfast is offered every morning in the dining room and includes traditional hot and cold choices, fresh fruit and juices, and hot coffee and tea.

In addition to comfortable guest rooms with en-suite bathrooms and private balconies, the Carter Lodge offers as complimentary wireless throughout the property, and a hearty gourmet breakfast in the dining room every morning. The Lodge is surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes, including the Rocky Broad River, which can be explored via a network of hiking and mountain biking trails in the area. Activities include a wealth of water sports on the Lake, scenic boat tours of the area, as well as fishing, swimming, and horseback riding. Photo: The Carter Lodge on the River

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»Plan this Vacation

Plan this Vacation

Set on the banks of the Rocky Broad River, the Carter Lodge is within walking distance of the charming village of Chimney Rock Village, which is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, cafés, attractions and activities. Things to see and do in the area include the 1,000-acre Chimney Rock State Park, which features a variety of hiking trails and beautiful panoramic views, and the Chimney Rock Gem Mine. Activities include boat rentals, scenic tours, water-skiing, wake-surfing and guided fishing trips on Lake Lure, horseback riding, golf and adventure golf.

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273 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC 28720, website, Phone: 828-625-8844 Photo: The Carter Lodge on the River

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The Carter Lodge on the River in Chimney Rock, NC