Overlooking the tranquil waters of the Cheoah River on 120 acres in the lush Nantahala National Forest, Tapoco Lodge in NC is a historic mountain lodge that has been providing guests with an idyllic mountain escape for more than 85 years. Established in 1930 and located 15 miles north of Robbinsville, the rustic, yet elegant mountain lodge is the ideal spot for family reunions, wedding receptions, corporate retreats and more. Spacious cabin-style accommodation features private bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs, separate sitting areas and lovely views of the Cheoah River and Yellow Hammer Creek while the Tapoco Tavern offers both upscale and riverside patio dining. Well known for its hiking, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking and scenic back roads, the lodge provides a variety of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Tapoco Lodge offers spacious cabin-style accommodations in the form of Lodge Rooms and Suites, and elegant Cabin Rooms. Each spacious and bright with rustic mountain lodge-style décor and furnishings, rooms and suites have large bedrooms with king, queen or double beds with deluxe linens and plush pillows, and private en-suite bathrooms with showers/baths or Jacuzzi tubs, fresh towels and organic bath products. Suites have separate sitting areas with plush arm chairs, sofas and lovely views of the Cheoah River, Yellow Hammer Creek, and the Yellow Hammer Mountains. Some of the luxury Cabin Rooms offer outdoor hot tubs for guests to relax under the stars and soak up the magnificent views.
Three spacious Lodge Suites, namely the Evergreen, the Rhododendron, and the Laurel Mini Suites, feature bedrooms with king-size beds in deluxe linens, en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, Jacuzzi tubs, thick towels, and organic bath products, and sunny, separate sitting areas with arm chairs and sofas.
Six luxurious Tapoco Lodge rooms combine comfort and elegance and are decorated in regional themes with rustic furnishings, plush king-size beds with plush linens, and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers, Jacuzzi tubs, thick towels, and organic bath products. These rooms have beautiful views of the Cheoah River or the Yellowhammer Mountains.
Tapoco Cabins are mountain-style cabins surrounded by forest and woodlands with lovely views of the Cheoah River, Yellow Hammer Creek, and the Yellow Hammer Mountains. Tapoco Cabins king, queen or double beds with deluxe linens and plush pillows, and private en-suite bathrooms with showers/baths or Jacuzzi tubs, fresh towels and organic bath products. Some of the luxury Cabin Rooms offer outdoor hot tubs for guests to relax under the stars and soak up the magnificent views and additional services include daily housekeeping, 24-hour guest services attendants, nightly bonfires, and movies at our Tin Can Theater.
Breakfast is served every morning in the Laurel Lounge in every morning and includes fresh fruit, juices, cereals, yogurt, freshly baked bread and pastries, and hot beverages such as coffee and tea. Lunch and dinner are served at the Tapoco Tavern (formerly known as the Tapoco River Grill) which offers both indoor and outdoor riverfront seating, and an observation deck with stunning views. Tapoco Tavern combines the very best of American and Italian cuisine with menus boasting classic pizzas, pasta, and salads, along with meat and fish dishes, and decadent desserts. Private dining is also available.
Amenities and Recreation
Amenities and facilities at the Tapoco Lodge include tennis courts, miles of private hiking trails, fire pits for bonfires in the evenings, movies at the onsite movie theater, daily housekeeping services, and an array of concierge services.
Wedding & Events
The Tapoco Lodge offers functional and flexible areas for a variety of activities and functions ranging from corporate retreats, and meetings to weddings, ceremonies, and receptions. Venues have exquisite creek side, forest and riverside backdrops for exceptional photographic opportunities, while the grounds have flowering plants and shrubs, and pristine lawns for ceremonies. The Tapoco Tin Can Theater is a beautiful indoor venue that can accommodate up to 100 guests and can be used for social functions, weddings, media presentations, and receptions. The Cheoah Room boasts beautiful views over the Cheaoh River and can host up to 100 people for wedding receptions, meetings or social gatherings, and the Laurel Lounge is ideal for cocktail parties, wine tastings, and more. In addition to beautiful venues, the Tapoco Lodge also provides exclusive services such as customized menus and outstanding cuisine, professional wait staff, and event planning and management teams to take care of also offer preferred every detail.
14981 Tapoco Road, Robbinsville, North Carolina 28771, website, Phone: 828-498-2800
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