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Shenandoah National Park lodging property with full-service restaurant
Skyland is located inside Shenandoah National Park at the highest point of elevation along Skyline Drive (mile 41.7). This National Scenic Byway traverses the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains through the Park.
Rooms and restaurant
Skyland features a restaurant, nightly entertainment, wine tastings, horseback rides, culinary events, guided hiking and rappelling programs, meeting rooms, teambuilding events.
Balconies or patios
Guest rooms feature balconies or patios, coffee/tea makers, TV in most traditional rooms.
Skyland Resort has a full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Regional dinner menu items include the Fried Chicken, Rainbow Trout and the Roasted Turkey Platter. The mile-high Blackberry Ice Cream Pie is a popular signature dessert. The Mountain Taproom (located in the dining room building) offers a lighter fare menu and nightly entertainment is available free to all guests.
Skyland also offers group facilities and provides a unique venue for weddings, receptions and reunions. It is also a perfect location for managers’ retreats and teambuilding events. Meeting facilities can accommodate up to 100 people.
Special events include the August 18th Backyard BBQ & S'mores with children's activities and pony rides, live entertainment, food and wine tasting. Plus the ultimate S'mores table. Held 11am to 5pm on the historic lower level area at Skyland (mile 41.7 or 42.5 off Skyline Drive).
The 13th Annual Apple Butter Celebration will be held on September 22. This popular event features apple boiling, lots of delicious food, fun, entertainment for all ages. Held 11am to 5pm.
Onsite parking is complimentary. Skyland is open from early April through late November.All guest rooms and public areas at Skyland Resort are smoke-free environments.
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Free parking
- Audiovisual equipment
- Total number of rooms - 178
- 24-hour front desk
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Banquet facilities
- Wedding services
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 3
- Smoke-free property
- Television in lobby
- Room Amenities
- Access via exterior corridors
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- Clock radio
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Mountain view
- Connecting / adjoining rooms available
The Pollock Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is open from early April through late November. Special Easter, Mother’s Day and Thanksgiving brunches are available each season.
Family-friendly free nightly entertainment is available in the Mountain Taproom and features local musicians and dance groups.
The Skyland Stables offer one-hour guided rides daily. The trail takes you through a wooded area along the Limberlost Trail, past an old apple orchard. From Memorial Day through Labor Day a 2.5 hour Whiteoak Canyon ride takes you to the first falls of the canyon. This ride departs daily at 8:45am and 1:00pm. Departure times subject to change.
You must be 4’6” tall to ride and weigh less than 250 lbs. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Pony rides are available for children and are a first-come-first-serve basis.
Explore and Explore guided hikes and rock climb/rappelling programs are scheduled weekly. Lead by the Shenandoah Mountain guides, you may trek to a mountain summit, waterfall or a backcountry area known for its historical significance. Rock climbing/rappelling takes place from Little Stony Man and all gear is provided.
Weekly wine tastings, monthly events such as Blackberry Celebration, Backyard Barbecue & S’mores and the popular Apple Butter Celebration are just a few of the fun things you can enjoy.
Hiking in Shenandoah is one of the most popular activities of Park visitors. The Stony Man trail which is adjacent to Skyland takes to you a mountain peak with vistas of the Shenandoah Valley to the west.Dark Hollow Falls at mile 50.7 is a 1.6 RT hike with some steep sections. This trail takes you to a 70 foot waterfall.
Shenandoah Seasonings Vintner Dinners include an elegant four-course dinner highlighted with wine pairings from a featured Virginia Winery. The Vintner will provide insight for the selected pairings. The dinners are available for booking April 13, May 18, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14 and November 9 at Skyland Resort.
Cooking Demos feature the chef as he prepares one of his favorite items at Skyland Resort. Guests can pamper their palette indoors when the trails outside are too wet for their taste.
- Bird watching on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Horse riding/rental on site
- Playground on site
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets allowed, Pet policy - dogs and cats only, Pet policy - dogs only, Maximum number of pets per room 1
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- A 10 percent city/local tax will be charged
- Tourism fee: USD 1.00 per accommodation, per night
- Energy surcharge: USD 4.99 per accommodation per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Pet fee: USD 25 per night
- Pet deposit: USD 25 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 11.00 per night
- Additional Details
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.