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The Terrace at Lake Junaluska


The health and welfare of our guests and staff is of utmost importance. We are taking enhanced sanitation and cleaning measures and promoting social distancing across the grounds to support Healthy & Safety During Your Stay.

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Phone: 800-222-4930
Map: Lake Junaluska Facility Map (.pdf)

Rocking Chairs at The Terrace

Welcome to The Terrace at Lake Junaluska

Discover The Terrace's multi-million dollar renovation of sleeping rooms, check-in desk, corridors and meeting spaces. The Terrace is the perfect space to relax in a rocking chair on one of its balconies or to enjoy a peaceful stroll along the nearby Rose Walk. If you have never stayed at The Terrace before, plan a personal retreat or participate in an event this year.


  • Upgraded King and Double Queen Rooms
  • Refrigerator in each room
  • The Market, a 24-hour convenience center
  • Remodeled Check-in Lobby

The Terrace also includes several meeting rooms that accommodate from 40 to 350 guests. Located on the third floor is the dining room, which serves delicious all-you-can-eat buffet style meals for up to 350 guests. Some meeting spaces can be used as banquet rooms and provide a pleasant atmosphere for receptions. 


  • Lakefront and King deluxe rooms available
  • Complimentary high speed internet access
  • On-site meeting rooms
  • Flat screen televisions
  • Telephone
  • Coffee makers
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Private baths
  • Handicap accessible rooms available
  • Convenient to Stuart Auditorium
  • Complimentary access to the Fitness Center and the Aquatic Center's seasonal pool/
  • Complimentary boxed continental breakfast and outdoor and indoor seating areas
Meeting Rooms at Lake Junaluska

Meeting Space:

  • 5,500 combined square feet of updated meeting space
  • Complimentary high speed internet access
  • Full service catering menu and staff
  • Free parking

Area Attractions

Nestled around a 200-acre lake in the mountains, The Terrace at Lake Junaluska feels worlds away but is close to top Western North Carolina attractions. Enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment in nearby Waynesville and Maggie Valley. Drive less than 15 minutes to the Blue Ridge Parkway or Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or drive 30 minutes to Asheville or Cherokee. Ask about our Biltmore Estate, rafting and ziplining packages

Also check out our print-ready Adventure Guides to discover half-day and full-day adventures from Lake Junaluska:

Photo Credit: Visit NC Smokies


The Terrace Bistro

Take in long-range views of Lake Junaluska and the Blue Ridge Mountains from indoor or outdoor tables at The Terrace Bistro, located on the third floor of The Terrace hotel. Our menu offers a variety of salads, soups, sandwiches, stuffed potatoes and homemade desserts, and a daily special featuring Southern cuisine. Hours are 11:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday. Call 828-454-6662 for reservations or orders to go.

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Pumpkin Pie

To-Go Orders

Enjoy a to-go meal from The Terrace delivered right to your car! Our food service team is excited to offer lunch three days a week for $8.95 each plus tax. Options include entrees such as Savory Meatloaf or Chicken Divan served with two side items, homemade rolls and dessert of the day. To enhance safety, meals are pre-ordered and pre-purchased by phone and available for drive-thru pick-up on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. To request menus for the coming week or place an order, leave a message at 828-454-6661 or email

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TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Beyond expectation

"...We stumbled upon a description of Lake Junaluska when looking for a Thanksgiving holiday venue, and discovered this little paradise of resort. ..." - Tovah W., TripAdvisor Review, December 2019

Peaceful easy feeling 

"...My favorite thing was the beautiful Lake also across the street and the walking trail around it. Mountains were also on all sides And since there were no city lights The stars shone brightly at night." - Captain, TripAdvisor review, September 2019 

Wonderful Relaxing Getaway 

"...we were very impressed with the facilities, grounds, and the rooms. The lake is beautiful. Everything was great." - dandp2019, TripAdvisor review, September 2019

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