From rocking chairs on the front porch to quaint parlors, the Lambuth Inn is just right for guests looking for historic charm and an old-world feel.
Built in 1921, Lake Junaluska’s “stately lady” is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A renovation in 2018 added modern conveniences while preserving the inn’s historic details and atmosphere. Stroll through the gardens to nearby Inspiration Point to watch the sunset over the lake and mountains.
- Lakeview rooms, handicap accessible rooms and rooms with walk-in showers available
- Room amenities include coffee makers, flat-screen TVs and free wireless Internet
- Elegant lobby and parlors
- Christmas Memories year-round Christmas shop
- Prayer room
- On-site meeting rooms
- Access to the Lake Junaluska Fitness Center and seasonal outdoor pool
Summer Lodging Special
Summer at Lake Junaluska is a special time. Families stroll along the walking trail enjoying ice cream cones from Junaluska Gifts & Grounds on warm afternoons. The laughter of children splashing in the pool echoes across the lake, as friends paddle side by side in kayaks and canoes. Guests wake to birdsong at The Terrace Hotel and Lambuth Inn as the sun rises over the iconic Cross.
If you’ve waited to plan your summer vacation at Lake Junaluska, you’ve waited until just the right time. Book now for June or July and get 5% off a 3-night stay or 10% off a 4-night stay. Or enjoy an even deeper discount if you book from June 19-24, when you’ll get 10% off a 3-night stay or 15% off a 4-night stay!
You must call 800-222-4930 for these special rates. Blackout dates may apply to dates outside of June 19-24. These discounts cannot be combined with any other special or offer.
Don’t wait to make special summer memories that will last a lifetime. Call to reserve your June or July getaway at Lake Junaluska today!
- Pricing Information:
- Book for June or July and get 5% off a 3-night stay or 10% off a 4-night stay. Or enjoy an even deeper discount if you book from June 19-24, when you’ll get 10% off a 3-night stay or 15% off a 4-night stay.
- Booking Details:
- To book, call 800-222-4930 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Lake Junaluska Golf Course Package
Enjoy a round of golf for two people including cart at the Lake Junaluska Golf Course plus lunch at the golf course and two nights at The Terrace Hotel with continental breakfasts each morning.
- Nights lodging at The Terrace Hotel at Lake Junaluska
- Continental Breakfast
- One round of golf for two people, including cart
- Lunch for two at the golf course
- Pricing Information:
- Package pricing for two people starts at $378 for stays Sunday-Thursday and $398 for stays on Friday and Saturday. Package is available year-round. Rate is based on double occupancy. Taxes apply.
- Booking Details:
- To book, email email@example.com or call 800-222-4930 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Group Ski Packages
Lake Junaluska makes planning your ski weekend simple – we take care of all the details while you enjoy time with your family or group. Our ski packages include lodging, meals, ski lift ticket, boots and skis, and a lesson at the ski area. Available seasonally from December to February.
Independence Day Celebrations
Bring your family to Lake Junaluska in the mountains for a festive Fourth of July weekend! Independence Day Celebration packages include two or three nights of lodging at The Terrace Hotel, a barbecue lunch, a guided lake cruise aboard the Cherokee IV. and a self-guided kayak, canoe or paddleboard excursion.
Recharge & Renew Package
Soothe your soul, mind and body with lake-inspired relaxation in the Great Smoky Mountains. Spend two nights in one of The Terrace Hotel’s Lakeside or Northside rooms and enjoy continental breakfasts, a packed picnic lunch for two and more.
Family Summer Fun Package
Celebrate family this summer with your nearest and dearest! The Family Summer Fun Package features a two-night stay at The Terrace Hotel, continental breakfasts, a packed picnic lunch, a guided lake cruise aboard the Cherokee IV, and a self-guided canoe, kayak or paddleboard trip on the lake! Your family also will enjoy access to our lakeside pool, mini-golf course, playground, 3.8-mile lakefront trail, and other recreational amenities.
Nature Lovers Package
Get outdoors and into nature! With the Nature Lovers Package, enjoy two nights at The Terrace Hotel, continental breakfasts, a packed picnic lunch for two, a lake cruise tour aboard the Cherokee IV, a book about the story of Lake Junaluska, a garden guide and a gift of seeds from our beautiful gardens to yours! You’ll have time to enjoy the 3.8-mile lakefront trail and watch our resident swans and bald eagles. We’ve got a golf course and fishing spots, too!
Sunset Cruise Fall Package
Enjoy a history lake cruise aboard the Cherokee IV as part of a two-night package available weekends in September and October. Each package includes two nights at The Terrace Hotel, continental breakfasts, a lake cruise, a Lake Junaluska birding guide and a book that shares the story of Lake Junaluska.
Lake Junaluska Flea Market
The Lake Junaluska Flea Market will take place on Saturday, June 11, at the Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym at Lake Junaluska from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Special early bird shopping is available from 7:30-8 a.m. for $5 cash. Everyone is welcome to attend.View Event
Music & Worship Arts Week 2022
Music & Worship Arts Week, a multi-generational event hosted by The Fellowship, highlights worship, the arts, education, and renewal in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina at Lake Junaluska.View Event
Juneteenth Gospel Celebration
A Juneteenth Gospel Celebration will be held in the open-air Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym at Lake Junaluska. The event will feature music and worship, and have food trucks, moonwalks, and vendors on Sunday, June 19, from 1 to 5 p.m.View Event
Native American Conference
Join us at the Native American Conference at Lake Junaluska as we explore “Healing the Sacred Hoop,” the theme of this year’s conference. We welcome JoAnn Chavis Lowery as our keynote speaker, Dr. David Lowry as Bible Study Leader, Dr. Lowry and Nicole Lowry as leaders of the youth track, and Freeman Owle as conference storyteller.View Event
Lake Junaluska Day 2022
Celebrate Lake Junaluska’s 109th birthday over a two-day period, June 24 and June 25!View Event
Ringing of the Weatherby BellView Event
Summer Worship Series 2022
The Lake Junaluska Summer Worship Series features lakeside devotions and worship.View Event
Independence Day Celebrations
Lake Junaluska’s annual Independence Day Celebration features music, barbecue and fun — from concerts to fireworks to floating wish lanterns.View Event
Floating Wish Lanterns
Floating wish lanterns will be set out along the water at Lake Junaluska in honor and in memory of loved ones.View Event
Colorful displays of fireworks will cast reflections on the lake on Sunday, July 3, at approximately 9:30 p.m. as part of Lake Junaluska’s Independence Day Celebrations.View Event
A parade will be held as part of Independence Day Celebrations at Lake Junaluska on the Fourth of July at 11 a.m.View Event
Balsam Range ConcertView Event
The historic Lambuth Inn provides old-world comfort next to a 200-acre lake in the mountains, but is close to top Western North Carolina attractions. Enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment in nearby Waynesville and Maggie Valley. Drive less than 15 minutes to the Blue Ridge Parkway or Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or drive 30 minutes to Asheville or Cherokee. Ask about visiting Biltmore Estate!
- Discover places to ski, snow tube and enjoy Western North Carolina as a Winter Wonderland.
- See scenic views from the Blue Ridge Parkway.
- Watch the majestic Cataloochee Elk.
- Adventure to waterfalls in Pisgah National Forest.
- Spend time outdoors and more in Cherokee.
Check out the area at Visit NC Smokies.
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Awards & Recognition
Top 10 Percent of Hotels WorldwideBased on 2021 Travelers' Choice Award
BernadettePotts, TripAdvisor Review, July 2021
This was the first trip that my husband and I have taken to Lake Junaluska but we don’t plan on it being the last! The Lambuth Inn was absolutely wonderful! Clean, quiet, peaceful, and a great value for the price. Our room was very nice as was the Inn itself. The grounds are beautiful! The views are breathtakingly stunning! I felt cocooned in time and place. The presence of the LORD GOD, JESUS, and the HOLY SPIRIT permeate this place. Inspiration Point, the Cross, and the entire surrounding community speak to your very soul. I found the people to be pleasant, friendly, and kind. If you need a break…this is the place to visit. There is no hustle bustle. The rocking chairs on the balcony and in front of Lambuth Inn and the mountains, lake, nature, gardens, and walking areas surrounding the Inn and Lake Junaluska bid you to slow your pace, breathe deeply, and just relax. The pontoon boat tour is a great way to see the surroundings and to learn the history of the area. I surely did not want to leave!
Very pleasant accommodations
Bo Hart, TripAdvisor Review, November 2020
…Just a very pleasant, clean, well managed place. From sign in to check out everything was perfect. Front desk was very helpful and informative. Bed was very comfortable and clean. Will definitely be back when in the area again…
Seemore66, TripAdvisor Review, February 2020
Having grown up spending summers at Lake Junaluska with my family, I have always dreamed of staying at Lambuth Inn! I gave myself a “personal retreat” for three days and thoroughly enjoyed the location, the views, the quiet, the wonderfully accommodating personnel, the lovely room—everything was absolutely what I needed!