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317 Old Turnpike Road Northwest ~ Banner Elk, NC 28604



  • Weekday Special*: Weekday Skiers Special!!!  Stay 2 nights, Sun. - Thur. for $179.00 + tax." (Offer good through May 29th). Please mention this special to receive the discount. 1-888-802-4487 or (not available Christmas week or Martin Luther King Birthday, or President's Day Weekends).

  • Weekend Special*: "Winter Weekend Special!!!  Stay Fri. & Sat. nights for regular weekday rates.  (except M.L.K. & President's Day weekends.  Offer good through May 24th) Please mention this special to receive the discount. 1-888-802-4487 or (not available Christmas week or Martin Luther King Birthday, or President's Day Weekends).

    *Both Specials above are based on double occupancy. We have some rooms that will accommodate more than 2 guests. Extra guests (we gladly accommodate children 10 years old and up and all adults) are $20.00 per night. Call 1-888-802-4487 to inquire about room availability that will accommodate more than 2 guests.

  • Outdoor Adventure Special - 20% off regular prices with proof of local rafting, fishing, zipline or caving trip with one of our many local tour companies.

  • Birthday, Anniversary, Because You're My Friend, and Just Because You're YOU Special: We LOVE celebrations of all kinds! We can provide champagne or sparkling cider, fabulous appetizers, fresh flower arrangements, romantic dinners, custom cakes, chocolate dipped strawberries...just give us a call to choose the special surprises you'd like to include, and we'll custom price your package. 1-888-802-4487.

  • FULL CONCIERGE PACKAGE: Will You Be Here a Weekend or a Week? Sometimes, visiting a new area can be a little overwhelming! Where do we go, what is there to do? Where shall we eat? Where is the nightlife? Where do we shop? If you golf, ski, hike, play tennis, motorcycle, ride horseback, raft, fish, cave, are a history or an antique buff, like to zipline, eat, shop, antique, love mountain crafts, waterfalls, pottery, music, live theatre and art, there is PLENTY to do in the High Country!

    When you make a confirmed 2 night reservation with us, we will help you plan your stay, including a personalized "must do and see" list around your interests. We can also make reservations at the attractions and restaurants you'd like to visit, provided they accept reservations and have availability. All you need to do is check in, and HAVE FUN! Regular weekday and weekend room prices; concierge service is complimentary. 1-888-802-4487.

  • WHOLE HOUSE WEDDING, REUNION OR SPECIAL EVENT PACKAGES: Some of our FAVORITE hosting opportunities are larger groups, celebrating a special event or just a simple get-away to relax and catch up. Depending on the size of your group, time of year, and length of stay, we usually offer discounts of 10-20%. Our Inn can accommodate up to 16 adults and 6 children.
    We can help you plan special menus, provide reservation services at restaurants and attractions, assist with small private party planning, arrange games on the grounds, and whatever else your imagination and our facilities can handle. Give us a call and let's talk over how we can make your smaller event among the most memorable of your lifetime.


  • Winter Wonderland Snuggle Up Package: Whether you decide to spend your day on the slopes of our 4 nearby Ski Resorts, or here at the Inn reading by the fire, this wonderful weekend includes crackling morning and evening fires in the woodburning stove, hot homemade full mountain breakfasts each morning, cocoa, hot apple cider, homemade cookies, and a fully stocked Guest Pantry with frig, microwave, popcorn and snacks. Complete your perfect day with an evening of soft romantic music, candlelight, and a beautiful, hot homemade dinner prepared by our own Chef Paul.

    This two night, double occupancy package includes 2 full, hot mountain breakfasts and a hearty, romantic candlelit dinner here at the Inn. Price, depending on room selection, is $309 to $359, plus tax. Call 1-888-802-4487 or (not available Christmas week or Martin Luther King Birthday, or President's Day Weekends).

  • Christmas Comin', Happy Hannukah, and Happy Kwanzah Gift Certificates: This is a GREAT gift for those on your list who "have everything", and a great value for YOU. If you mention this special, we'll give you a 10% discount for their stay, and create a custom, full color gift certificate to make Christmas morning extra memorable for "your guest"! (Doesn't combine with any other offer.) Call 1-888-802-4487 or


  • "Mother's Day in the Mountains" (May 7th weekend, 2010) "Easter Brunch Special" (April 2nd weekend, 2010) and "Dads are the BEST" (June 18th weekend, 2010): Give Mom and/or Dad some well-earned "TIME OFF" with a gift certificate to Mother's Day in the Mountains, Easter Brunch, or Dads Are The Best weekends, or bring them yourself! Regular weekend prices, plus Extravagant Celebration Brunch - $20.00 extra per guest. Gift Certificates are personalized, and are valid for one year. Call 1-888-802-4487 or


  • Grandfather Mountain Package: **Grandfather is one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, complete with a local wildlife museum, natural live animal exhibits, a "mile high" bridge to cross, and views to remember for a lifetime! It is also one of 23 protected endangered species habitats in the world! Drive to all of these attractions, or hike to your heart's content.

    Make a day of it with our savory and sweet Grandfather Picnic Basket for two, then come home to a hearty, delicious summer supper al fresco on the porch here at the Inn. Includes a full mountain breakfast each morning, Picnic Basket for 2, and Dinner at the Inn! 2 night weekend package, double occupancy, $358 to $408, plus tax, depending on room you select. This is a GREAT value!

    Call 1-888-802-4487 or **Package price does not include Grandfather Mountain admission of $14 per person. In the event of rainy weather, Linville Caverns is a great alternate destination.


  • Cooking 101 with Chef Paul: September 2011! If you've always been curious about how professional chefs make such fabulous meals out of such simple ingredients, these weekends are for you! Your class will commence Saturday afternoon, with a celebratory meal at the end of class on Saturday evening, consisting of the dishes your class has cooked. An opportunity for fun, making new friends, and enjoying GREAT food! 2 night, double occupancy, $268 to $318 depending on the room selected, plus tax. Cooking classes additional.

    These weekends are dependent on advance bookings, and require a minimum of 6 guests per class. Class is $150 per couple or $75 per individual, which includes cost of food and personalized recipe portfolio. Please reserve your spot early! Call 1-888-802-4487 or

Weekend of September 10th, 2011 - Ribs, Steaks, and Tenderloin 101 - Chef Paul will share professional and personal secrets for fall-off-the-bone ribs, no-fail buttery steaks, and marinated tenderloin to swoon for, with dreamy sauces to pair with each selection. Side dishes and wine pairings included. This is a hands-on class, so that you will be prepared to make all dishes yourself, in your own kitchen.

Weekend of September 17th, 2011 - Fish and Seafood 101 - If you think you don't like seafood, or if you LOVE seafood but aren't sure how to prepare it, this class is for you! Chef Paul will show you how to cook seafood PROPERLY (and the class is hands-on for you) so that you will be confident in your new skills, and friends and family will FIGHT to come to your home for a seafood meal! Side dishes and wine pairings included.


5% discount applies to extended visits.
Gift Certificates Available!
Check-in 4:00-6:00pm
Check-out by 11:00am

Sorry, no pets.
With advance notice, we can make arrangements with a local kennel, if you wish.

For health and safety reasons, smoking is permitted outside only.

Deposit and Cancellation Policies:

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Travelerís Checks, Personal Checks and Cash for deposits and payments.

We can immediately guarantee your reservation with a current credit card number and expiration date. If you prefer to pay by check, we will need to receive full payment at least 10 days prior to your visit. We will email, mail or FAX confirmation of your reservation upon receipt of your credit card number or deposit.

The 1902 Turnpike House B&B is a small property where every guest reservation made is both important and special to us. If your travel plans change and you must cancel your reservation, please call us at least 10 (ten) days prior to your arrival date for a cheerful refund of your deposit, if any, less a $15 processing fee.

In the unlikely event that you must cancel with less than ten (10) days notice, shorten your stay or check out early, please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire reservation at the time you notify us of your cancellation. If we can rebook your room(s), a full or partial refund will be made.

Rates and policies are subject to change and vary during high impact periods and for some special requests. Weekends require a two day minimum stay in most rooms.

We are proud members of:
Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce The Blowing Rock Chamber The Boone Chamber  North Carolina Bed & Breakfasts & Inns Association
Avery/Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce
Banner Elk Lodging Association
North Carolina Mountain Golf Courses

and we are proud to have received the following award:

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1902 Turnpike House Bed and Breakfast
317 Old Turnpike Road Northwest ~ Banner Elk, North Carolina (NC) 28604
Telephone: 828-898-5611; Fax: 828-898-5612  OR Toll Free: 888-802-4487

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