Central and Western Virginia Hotels

Peaks of Otter Lodge

  • 85554 Blue Ridge Pkwy. Map It
  • Bedford


  • Restaurant and lounge on-site
  • ADA-accessible rooms
  • Nice views


  • May be too rustic for some
  • Must reserve far in advance

Published 08/08/2014

Fodor's Review

This unpretentious, peaceful lodge is so popular in the fall that reservations are accepted beginning October 1 for the following year (but it's open year-round). Every room looks out on Abbott Lake from a private terrace or balcony, and their interiors have a folksy quality. Nestled between two of the three peaks of its namesake, the lodge was built in 1964. In non-winter months a complimentary bus takes you to Sharp Top Mountain if you prefer not to hike, and you can see the same mountaintop from the lodge's Lake View Restaurant.


Hotel Information


85554 Blue Ridge Pkwy., milepost 86, Rte. 664, Box 489, Bedford, Virginia, 24523, United States

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540-586–1081; 800-542–5927

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 63 rooms

Published 08/08/2014

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