Grand Old Lady Hotel

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Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished
Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished
Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished
Egyptian cotton sheets, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of Grand Old Lady Hotel

Grand Old Lady Hotel

3 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Housekeeping
68 Seven Springs Dr, Sylva, NC, 28707

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBlue Ridge Parkway Balsam Entrance2 min drive
  • Popular LocationSmoky Mountain Jumphouse5 min drive
  • Popular LocationWaterrock Knob16 min drive
  • AirportAsheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional)50 min drive

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About this area

Sylva

In the historical district and in the mountains, Grand Old Lady Hotel is in an area with good shopping. Cataloochee Ski Area and Country Side Bowling Lanes are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Nantahala National Forest and Blue Ridge Parkway Balsam Entrance. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Smoky Mountain Jumphouse or Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center. Discover the area's water adventures with rafting nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Blue Ridge Parkway Balsam Entrance - 2 min drive
  • Smoky Mountain Jumphouse - 5 min drive
  • Waterrock Knob - 16 min drive
  • Wheels Through Time Museum - 22 min drive
  • Stompin' Ground - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) - 50 min drive

Restaurants

  • Huddle House — 8 min drive
  • Clyde's Restaurant — 8 min drive
  • Taco Bell — 8 min drive
  • Hardee's / Red Burrito — 8 min drive
  • Subway — 8 min drive

About this property

Grand Old Lady Hotel

3-star hotel in Sylva with free parking
This smoke-free hotel features concierge services, a library, and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a banquet hall. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and ceiling fans. Egyptian cotton sheets, coffee makers, and desks are among the other amenities available to guests.
Grand Old Lady Hotel offers 37 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. This Sylva hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided daily.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Things to do

  • Hunting
  • Public winery tours

Family friendly

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Library

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms - 3

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Heating
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 10 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 50.00
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 50.00

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between December 15 and March 31.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per accommodation, per night, plus a deposit of USD 100 per stay
Dogs and cats welcome
2 per room (up to 52 lbs)
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and a security system

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Balsam Inn
Balsam Mountain
Grand Old Lady Hotel Balsam
Mountain Balsam
Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant Hotel Balsam
Balsam Mountain Inn And Restaurant
Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant Hotel
Grand Old Lady Hotel Sylva
Hotel Grand Old Lady Hotel Sylva
Sylva Grand Old Lady Hotel Hotel
Grand Old Lady Sylva
Hotel Grand Old Lady Hotel
Grand Old Lady
Balsam Mountain Inn
Grand Old Lady Hotel Hotel
Grand Old Lady Hotel Sylva
Grand Old Lady Hotel Hotel Sylva

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 143 out of 259 reviews
5 - Excellent 55%
Rating 4 - Good. 74 out of 259 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 19 out of 259 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 18 out of 259 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 259 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The hotel was beautiful. The people who work there were absolutely wonderful. Would love to stay there again.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean, amazing interiors, fantastic rooms and a property with history! Definitely coming back and recommending to friends and family.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This property has an interesting history and is well placed for access to the Blue Ridge Parkway. It's a step back in time and was very quiet when we visited. Operating as a B&B. No restaurant or bar during our stay.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
This was a great find. Can’t wait to go back
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019