Bent Mountain Lodge Bed and Breakfast
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As you enter the grounds of Bent Mountain Lodge Bed and Breakfast, located in Copper Hill, Virginia, you will begin an experience you won't soon forget. Climbing the mountain to the Lodge, you will gaze at the spectacular views that are unparalleled on the Parkway. Just stepping onto the grounds you will begin to realize that you are as close as you can get to natural, majestic beauty. Visitors here have said it's the closest place they have been to "heaven on earth".
The 15,000 square foot lodge sits atop the mountain with a 35 mile view overlooking the Blue Ridge Parkway South at milepost 136 South of Roanoke, 3200 ft. elevation.
As you enter the lodge you will notice the beautiful pond and the amazing rock and woodwork. The warm, spacious great room offers all you might need when wanting to relax, read, watch TV or movies, listen to music, enjoy the warm fireplace, enjoy snacks, or just sit in the many seating areas and enjoy the many wonderful views. It is a great area to play games, do crafts, hobbies or other fun things that your heart desires. It offers exits out onto a large partially covered deck where more seating is available. The beautiful entrance into the lodge is a large space which is great for a wedding party or others to enter and relax. In every direction you are awed by the majesty of the mountains that appear never ending. As you relax and take in the view from one of the decks or sunroom, you come to realize that earth's tapestry is simply unmatched!
As you relax in the peace and serenity of Bent Mountain Lodge, consider visiting some of the local attractions in Copper HIll and the surrounding cities.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Bonnie & Jesse Lawrence for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Most folks say they stay with us as they have found our web site and it looks like a beautiful place to stay. When they get here, they tell us our website doesn't do us justice as our lodge and the views are more beautiful than any website can show. We tell them we like to surprise them.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
We are best known for our views, our large, beautiful suites. Every suite has it's own bath and the lodge is very large, 15,000 sq. ft., so it is very quiet. The weddings we have here are beautiful and our pavilion area is great for reunions and parties of any kind.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
Our lodge overlooks the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway, so that is great all by itself. Also, the town of Floyd, which is 20 minutes away is known for it's music, especially on Friday and Saturday evenings. Floyd has a couple of great restaurants that folks love to return to return to time and time again. Also, we are only 20 minutes from the city of Roanoke, Va. There are beautiful malls there and Art Museums, a transportation museum, a small zoo and lots of amazing restaurants and a visitors center in downtown Roanoke.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
Usually the best compliment is about our views. The photographers who come to do the weddings we have here say they don't have to do anything, the views do it all for them. Also, everyone talks about the cleanliness of the lodge.
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
The Blue Ridge Parkway - People haven't discovered the beauty of it enough. There are beautiful walking trails and overlooks all along the parkway and the parkway itself is so well kept. Every season is beautiful!
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Definitely they should go into Floyd and enjoy the music and the amazing stores there. Spend a day on the Blue Ridge Parkway hiking, or even biking with a picnic lunch up to Mabry Mill, Ride up to Natural Bridge which is only a short distance up Interstate 81., The WWII Memorial in Bedford, Va. is a great day trip and it only takes about 40 minutes to get there and well worth the trip. We have several wineries in the area also that make for a great day trip. Lots of folks tell us they just want to spend a couple of days at our place either sitting on our decks, or in our sunrooms reading, or working puzzles and just relaxing and not going anywhere.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
The Blue Ridge Parkway is within walking distance of our inn.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
One of our favorite restaurants in Floyd is Michaels, or the Pine Tavern. One of our favorite restaurants in Roanoke is Ragazzi's.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
Travelers can reference the Chamber of Commerce in Floyd, VisitFloyd.org or Roanoke, Va.
How many rooms does your inn have?
We have 10 suites, all with their own bath. 6 suites are inside the lodge and 4 inside the cabin.
Do you accept pets?
We are pet friendly as long as they are well trained. We normally like folks with pets to stay in the cabin suites as those suites have an enclosed porch which open to the yard which makes it easier for walking their pets.
Enjoy an abundance of delicious items each morning for breakfast. Everything from coffee, juices, fruits, bagels, muffins, cereals, jellies and an array of other items to enjoy while eating in our lovely dining room or great room. Be amazed by the views of mountains all around, including Pilot Mountain and Buffalo Mountain, while you dine in peace. The view above the Blue Ridge Parkway from the kitchen is spectacular. You will want to linger in the kitchen enjoying the views while planning your day. You also have the option of bringing your own food with you and our kitchen will offer full availability.
Weddings and Events
If you are looking for the perfect setting to host your wedding or private event, look no further! The spectacular views will surely make your special day a lasting memory for you and your guests.
Our extra large and clean kitchen is available to host your catered event. We can also make recommendation on local caterers upon request.
To schedule an appointment to view the grounds and discuss your event and rates, please contact us by phone at 540-651-2525.
- Pets can be accommodated at $25 per day.
- All pets must be well trained and well behaved.
- We offer a 25 x 30 foot outside dog run and have 4 large horse stalls that can be used for large dogs.