Banner Elk Inn Bed & Breakfast



  • 407 Main St. E.

    Banner Elk,    


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A lovely, cozy inn built in 1912, recently renovated, and furnished with antiques collected from around the world. 5 guest rooms, all private baths, full elegant breakfasts, great room with stone fireplace, perennial gardens with fountain. Located in town close to fine shops and restaurants with fantastic cuisine. 4 person suite. 2 night minimum most weekends. No smoking inside. Spanish/German spoken.

High in the Blue Ridge Mountains, within the village of Banner Elk, behind a white picket fence, a park-like setting and views to pastoral mountain meadows, lies The beautiful, charming, historic The Banner Elk Inn, also known as Banner Elk Bed and Breakfast, is Banner Elk’s oldest historic inn.

Having evolved from The Shawneehaw Inn of a bygone era to the present bed & breakfast with luxurious new cottages, the Inn offers 5 bedrooms in the main house (for adults) and has expanded to offer 3 new luxurious cottages for two, a brand new Bark House cabin, and rental cabins nearby for families.

It is located by the Town Park, near 8 restaurants, yet has a serene country mountain meadow view. The Banner Elk Inn has served more than 20,000 guests in the span of 20 years with more than 50% repeat occupancy. The Inn offers the best from the past and present -- Southern hospitality, Old World antiques, good food, comfy soft bedding, high tech and modern conveniences, and more.

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407 Main St. E.
Banner Elk NC 28604


Latitude: 36° 9' 53.9994" / Longitude: -81° 51' 59.4"

Special Directions:

From: Charlotte, take Hwy 421 or 321 towards Boone, then Hwy 105S towards Banner Elk. From Hwy 105 turn right onto Hwy 184 into the Town of Banner Elk, turn right onto Hwy 194 at the one and only traffic light into Banner Elk. The Inn is one mile on the left.

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