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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Answer: The check-in time is 04:00 PM and the check-out time is 11:00 AM at Mountain Lake Lodge. Contact our front desk to extend your check-out time and we will do our best to accommodate you.
  • Answer: Mountain Lake Lodge offers accessible rooms and common areas for guests with disabilities. For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services, call 540-626-7121.
  • Answer: All rooms come with Wi-Fi access, included in the $12/day amenity fee, ensuring you stay connected to home and office during your stay with us.
  • Answer: Mountain Lake Lodge features a heated outdoor pool open daily from Memorial Day weekend through the fall season, weather permitting. Guests can also enjoy complimentary poolside towels.
  • Answer: The Mountain Lake Lodge features a seasonal hot tub where guests can unwind and relax. It's a perfect way to soothe your muscles after a day of activities or just to enjoy a moment of relaxation during your stay.
  • Answer: Yes, we are dog friendly! We allow dogs up to 75 lbs, maximum of 2 pets per accommodation. There is a $75 non-refundable pet fee, per pet, per stay with us.
  • Answer: The lower level of Chestnut Lodge, Thompson Cabin, Radford Cabin, Spruce Run Cabin, Fincastle Cabin, and Narrows Cabin are pet friendly.
  • Answer: Yes! Stony Creek Tavern welcomes well-behaved dogs! But we do request that they are leashed.
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    The Adventure Center is open from mid-April through mid-October (weather permitting!) Check out our various activities and experiences here.

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    The lake is a natural phenomenon, check out this video for more information:

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    • Our pool complex is outdoors! We have a zero-entry pool, a traditional pool, and a hot tub
    • Our pool complex is open from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend (could be extended past Labor Day Weekend, weather permitting!)
  • Answer: Mountain Lake Lodge does not have air conditioning.
  • Answer: Yes! The Virginia Cabin is also known as Baby’s Cabin from the movie Dirty Dancing ™
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    • We do not have Tvs in the Main Stone Lodge
    • There are TVs at Chestnut Lodge, Lake Cottage, Richmond/Thompson, Norfolk/Dorland, Virginia Cabin, Florida Cabin, Sunset Cabin, Valleyview Cabin, Roanoke Cabin, Pembroke Cabin, Cayford Cabin, Bluefield Cabin, Eggleston Cabin, Ripplemead Cabin, Pearisburg Cabin, New Castle Cabin, Narrows Cabin, Fincastle Cabin, Spruce Run Cabin, and Radford Cabin
  • Answer: We do not have an elevator.
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    • Ripplemead Cabin is ADA, with a ramp to the cabin, a roll-in shower, and lowered counters throughout the cabin
    • Room 114, in the Main Stone Lodge is accessible, it has a wider doorway, lowered counters, and has extra hand-holds in the bathroom (but it does not have a roll-in shower)
    • Please contact our front desk with any questions!
  • Answer: Our check-in time is 4 pm. If you arrive early, we are happy to store your luggage while you explore the Pembroke and until your room becomes available. The check-out time is 11 am.
  • Answer: Mountain Lake Lodge has a longstanding commitment to cleanliness and safety, and our staff is following enhanced internal cleaning practices. By behaving responsibly, you can help us in our effort to fight the spread of COVID-19. Please wear a mask whenever possible, maintain social distance from our employees and other guests, and remember to wash your hands frequently.
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    At Mountain Lake Lodge, your convenience always comes first. We are taking all necessary steps to enable travel flexibility in these uncertain times. To check, cancel, or reschedule your reservation, please feel free to get in touch with us.

  • Answer: The Blue Ridge Mountains are a range of mountains located in the eastern United States, specifically in the states of Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, and Maryland. They are part of the larger Appalachian Mountain system, which runs from eastern Canada down to Alabama. The Blue Ridge Mountains are known for their scenic beauty and are a popular destination for hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities.
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    The Blue Ridge Mountains are home to a diverse range of wildlife, including:

    • Black bears
    • White-tailed deer
    • Red and grey foxes
    • Coyotes
    • Bobcats
    • Raccoons
    • Opossums
    • Skunks
    • Eastern cottontail rabbits
    • Gray and red squirrels
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    The Blue Ridge Mountains get their name from the blue haze that often surrounds them, giving them a distinctive blue appearance from a distance. The blue haze is caused by a combination of factors, including the release of volatile organic compounds by trees and other vegetation, as well as the scattering of sunlight by the water droplets and particles in the atmosphere.

    The volatile organic compounds released by the vegetation in the Blue Ridge Mountains include a type of hydrocarbon called isoprene, which is emitted in large quantities by trees such as oaks and poplars. When these compounds mix with the atmosphere and sunlight, they form particles that scatter blue light more than other colors, giving the mountains their characteristic blue hue.

    In addition to the natural factors that contribute to the blue appearance of the Blue Ridge Mountains, human activities such as air pollution can also contribute to the haze and affect the visibility of the mountains.

  • Answer: The Mountain Lake Lodge features flexible meeting space to host meetings, conferences, and other social events. With technology-enhanced rooms, we provide an engaging experience at our hotel.
  • Answer: Mountain Lake Lodge provides wireless Wi-Fi for guests in public areas, making it easy to connect with your home and office while you travel.
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    Enjoy a farm-to-table dining experience at Mountain Lake Lodge and taste the finest local craft brews with the view of the mountains.

  • Answer: Mountain Lake Lodge offers complimentary parking for its guests.
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    The hotel is located near the top attractions in Pembroke, VA, are Virginia Tech, Dirty Dancing Film Location, Lane Stadium, Cascades National Recreation Trail, Downtown Blacksburg, Paint Bank, Mountain Lake adventure center, and Moss Arts Center.

  • Answer: Mountain Lake Lodge was the resort used in filming Dirty Dancing. Book your stay and explore the magical place with us.
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