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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2013 via mobile

We chose this for our honeymoon and we couldn't be happier with our choice. The bumblebee cabin was outstanding! The grounds are beautiful! It's literally a little piece of paradise at the base of the Shenandoah National Park. If all you do is relax and enjoy the nature walks you'll be thrilled with your choice to stay here. Ralph and... More 

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Carrollton, VA
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2013

My husband and I were so happy we found this little slice of heaven! As we celebrated our 24th wedding anniversary together, Mike and I marveled at all the beauty surrounding us from the intricate details of all the German relics to the architecture of the timberframe to the deer dancing and feeding on corn as Karen stood among them.... More 

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2 Thank RN4weeones
Eastern Shore, Maryland
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Reviewed 28 February 2013

We throughly enjoyed our stay here, it is a beautiful and secluded property The cabins are amazing, and the Bumblebee cabin that we stayed in was just perfect. Even had an extra treat with waking up to the snow-covered ground and trees on Valentine Day's morning. We enjoyed our coffee in the observation tower as the sun came over the... More 

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Illinois
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2013

My husband and I found the reviews for Shadow Mountain Escape when we were planning our honeymoon and decided then we wanted to go there. Karen went above and beyond our expectations. She was very helpful during the entire process from booking through our stay. The basket of goodies awaiting us when we arrived was delicious, not to mention the... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 December 2012

This was our third visit to SME and it was wonderful. We stayed in the Ladybug cabin this time. We didn't miss having a kitchen since there is a fridge and microwave. We brought stuff for breakfast and to make sandwiches and ate in town the rest of the meals. The cabin is beautiful, the bed is comfortable. My boyfriend... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

You will not find a more hospitable and relaxing place to share a two or three day relaxing escape with your spouse or someone special. The accomodations are excellant and the welcoming atmospher provided by the owners is quite unique. Karen is an amazing host. Their webiste will fill you in with all the details. www.shadowmountainescape.com. Book early!

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

We stayed for 2 nights in September to celebrate our anniversary. I discovered Shadow Mountain on Tripadvisor after searching for a quiet cabin experience. We were greeting by Karen upon arrival at the Ladybug Cabin. She enthusiastically showed us our cabin and gave many suggestions on things to do in the area. Ladybug cabin is located across the deck from... More 

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Houston, Texas
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12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

The cottages are quintessentially quaint. This hidden setting is a perfect getaway for couples. Quiet and comfortable, out in the woods. Boy, can you see all the stars from there. We stayed in the Lady Bug - too cute. Homemade baked goods were waiting for us as a welcome gift. Just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Well worth the visit!

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Woodbury, New Jersey, United States
1 review
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Reviewed 3 October 2012

My boyfriend and I staying in the Bumble Bee cabin September 13-16th. The weather was fantastic, it did get chilly at night so remember a jacket! We had the most amazing time we could have imagined. It was so nice not having cell phone service, a true getaway from the world. The property is very neatly kept and is nice... More 

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Lewistown, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 16 September 2012

My husband and I just returned today from a 3 night stay in the Ladybug cabin and we loved it. We had a wonderful, relaxing stay and would recommend it to anyone looking for a quiet getaway with their significant other. The cabin was very clean and the goodie basket waiting for us was delightful. Thank you Karen and Ralph... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Virginia’s “Simply Charming” authentic timber frame cabins bordering the Shenandoah National Park – Luray, VA. A truly unique romantic couple’s escape conveniently located in a woodland park setting on the “Blue Ridge Whiskey Wine Loop”… only a few minutes from the Shenandoah National Park entrance, Luray Caverns, Lake Arrowhead and a wide variety of other attractions. Discover the ambiance of a rare timber frame tastefully arranged with quality furnishing including antiques and European décor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shadow Mountain Escape

Address: 1132 Jewell Hollow Road, (bordering the Shenandoah National Park), Luray, VA 22835
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Price Range: RM956 - RM956 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
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“We have only experienced the "Ladybug Cabin"...but they all looked inviting.”
 of 5 bubbles WandaG182, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each cabin has stairs; if mobility issues, discuss with Karen before you book.”
 of 5 bubbles RiverwoodWriter, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We like either cabin in the Bear Dance Lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles coreenb2016, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We love the Dragonfly but Butterfly and Bumblebee are nice as well. All are great and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles mullknapc, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bumblebee cabin was great, but I am sure all the other cabins are just as comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles AllaC6659, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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