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Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a private family retreat, or just to enjoy some time surrounded by nature, The Swag has the perfect lodging choice for you. Each of the 14 rooms at our all-inclusive mountaintop resort is individually decorated and furnished with amenities and special touches to make the most of your mountain getaway in North Carolina.

Original artwork, rustic antiques, woven rugs and handmade quilts blend with our Smoky Mountain setting. Most rooms offer wood-burning fireplaces, steam showers and private balconies. Several of our most romantic rooms offer additional features such as outdoor soaking tubs or showers on their private balconies, Jacuzzis or whirlpool tubs, and saunas. Explore the rooms below, or call us to discuss your needs, and let us help you select the perfect room for your visit. Our room rates include all meals, hors d’oeuvres and cookies and nuts daily at 3 p.m. for High Tea at 5,000 ft.

Accommodations Comparison Chart

Swag House Rooms

Salmon RoomKingHandicapped accessibleNoPrivate balcony. No stairs. Handicapped accessible bathroom features. Close to everything.Book Now
Rock RoomKingSteam shower for twoYesA large room with generous reading area, fireplace, stone terrace and wet bar.Book Now
Laurin’s RoomKingSteam shower for twoYesMountain views, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, wet bar. Located upstairs in the Main Swag House.Book Now
Gail’s RoomKingSteam shower for two, sauna, outdoor shower and soaking tub (weather permitting)YesCorner room with premier Smoky Mountain views, second floor, balcony and wet bar.Book Now
Bishop’s RoomKingSteam shower and JacuzziYesBalcony, stone fireplace and spacious reading area, wet bar. Close to everything, providing easy access to the main house (no stairs).Book Now
Danny’s RoomKingSteam showerNoA rustic beamed, vaulted ceiling, quaint romantic hideaway with, wet bar, steam shower and Smoky Mountain views. Upstairs in the main Swag House.Book Now

Chestnut Lodge Rooms

HideawayKingOutdoor shower - (weather permitting), whirlpool tub, steam shower and a sauna for two!YesA romantic room of authentic barn siding, fireplace, wet bar, large balcony, very private. Located down one flight of stairs in the Chestnut Lodge.Book Now
Will's RoomKingCast iron soaking tub, steam shower and outdoor shower (weather permitting)YesCorner romantic hideaway room, deep cast iron soaking tub, fireplace, wet bar, and balcony with outdoor shower.Book Now
RidgeviewKingCast iron soaking tub, steam shower and outdoor shower, (weather permitting).YesCorner room with deep cast iron soaking tub, fireplace, wet bar, large balcony with an outside shower and superb mountain views.Book Now

Cabins & Suites

Matthews' SuiteKingSteam shower, copper soaking tub, private sauna and a natural stone outdoor shower (weather permitting).YesCathedral beamed ceiling living room with wet bar and stone fireplaceBook Now
WoodshedKingSteam shower, copper soaking tub, private sauna, natural stone outdoor shower (weather permitting)YesCathedral beamed ceiling, living room with wet bar and stone fireplace.Book Now
CabinKingTwo bathrooms with steam showers, double whirlpool tub, saunaYesLarge living room, stone fireplace, wet bar, private covered deck with outdoor shower, fireplace and sitting area.Book Now
TerraceKingSauna, cast iron soaking tub, steam showerYesSecluded stone terrace. Sitting room includes a second bath and wet bar.Book Now
Two-StoryKingSteam shower, outdoor soaking tub, outdoor shower, (weather permitting).YesTwo levels, billiard room, wet bar and 22-foot stone fireplace. Pull out sofa.Book Now

A visit to The Swag includes all of the amenities you would expect at your favorite luxury hotel, while providing the atmosphere of your favorite bed and breakfast. The rustic architecture complements the North Carolina mountains, while your accommodation interiors provide an array of modern conveniences such as steam showers, satellite radio, Bose sound systems and wireless Internet service. With your comfort and needs in mind, your stay at our mountain resort includes:

Room Amenities
  • Warm, fluffy robes
  • Herbal lotions, soaps, and shampoos
  • Hair dryer and makeup mirror
  • Wireless Internet
  • Bose CD player
  • XM satellite radio
  • 10-page New York Times Digest brought to your door each morning
  • Coffee maker and a bean grinder
  • Telephone
  • Security safe for valuables
  • Small refrigerator stocked with soft drinks, trail mix, hiking bars and a place to chill your wine.

Property Amenities
  • Personalized hiking sticks – yours to use on our trails and to take home!
  • Library
  • Stave Puzzles
  • Sauna
  • Croquet, horse shoes, corn hole and badminton
  • Regulation indoor racquetball and wallyball court (really!)
  • Special event leaders on site to lead hikes and present evening programs


  • Daily rates include evening hors d’oeuvres and all three meals for two people.
  • Each additional person adds $200 to base rate ($200 for the Two Story).
  • Children 4 – 7 years adds $75 per night. Children 3 and under are complimentary.
  • For holiday weekends, The Swag requires a three night minimum stay.
  • 15% resort fee, 7% state tax and 4% room tax are additional.
Advance Deposit

At the time of your reservation, a deposit of 50% of your entire stay will be due. A two night minimum stay is requested. Feel free to contact us to see if we have any one night reservations available.  We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations within 30 days of the arrival date will forfeit their deposit. Because of our remote location we have no drop-in guests.

Tipping/ Gratuity

As an all-inclusive property, we do not want our overnight guests to worry about tipping. There is NO expectation that a guest will leave tips/ gratuity for the staff. Regardless, in the event that guests would like to leave a tip, we respectfully ask that you make a staff-wide tip at checkout.


Although we love animals, The Swag does have a NO PET policy.