Big Meadows Lodge

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
Mile 51.2 Skyline Drive, Luray, VA, 22835, United States of America
4.0 out of 5 rating 1246 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in Luray, Big Meadows Lodge is in a national park, within a 10-minute drive of Bearfence Mountain and Dark Hollow Falls. This eco-friendly hotel is 30.3 mi (48.7 km) from Luray Caverns and 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from Rose River Falls.


Make yourself at home in one of the 97 guestrooms. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers, housekeeping is provided daily, and cribs/infant beds (complimentary) can be requested.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services. Additional amenities at this hotel include a fireplace in the lobby, tour/ticket assistance, and a picnic area.


Enjoy a satisfying meal at Spottswood Dining Room serving guests of Big Meadows Lodge. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Breakfast is available daily from 7:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Dark Hollow Falls - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Rose River Falls - 3.1 km / 2 mi
Bearfence Mountain - 8.6 km / 5.4 mi
Rapidan Camp - 10.6 km / 6.6 mi
Stony Man - 15.1 km / 9.4 mi
Mary's Rock Summit Trailhead - 31.4 km / 19.5 mi
Thorton Gap Entrance Shenandoah - 46.8 km / 29.1 mi
Warehouse Art Gallery - 47 km / 29.2 mi
Luray Caverns - 48.7 km / 30.3 mi
Car and Carriage Caravan Museum - 48.7 km / 30.3 mi
The Garden Maze at Luray Caverns - 48.7 km / 30.3 mi
Luray Valley Museum - 48.8 km / 30.3 mi
Caverns Country Club - 49.1 km / 30.5 mi
Luray Zoo - A Rescue Zoo - 50.2 km / 31.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle) - 61 km / 37.9 mi
Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional) - 67.5 km / 41.9 mi
Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) - 142 km / 88.2 mi

The preferred airport for Big Meadows Lodge is Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

Know Before You Go

  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • 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.


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

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 11 per night

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

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 1.00 per accommodation, per night

  • Utility surcharge: USD 5.00 per accommodation per night

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

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.

Renovations and Closures
The property is closed between 06 November and 10 May.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Banquet hall
  • -One meeting room
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Number of floors - 2
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 11
  • -Total number of rooms - 97
  • -Year Built - 1939
  • -Restaurant
  • -Picnic area