Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center

Stay at Lake Junaluska along a scenic 200 acre lake with incredible views of the Great Smoky Mountains & Blue Ridge Mountains.

Lake Junaluska was originally established in 1913 as a retreat center for Methodists, and today it is open to all. It was named for Junaluska Mountain, which was named after a Cherokee Indian chief.
Today the  grounds include two hotels – The Terrace and the Lambuth Inn.
You can also stay in dormitory or motel like facilities, a campground or vacation rental homes.
The grounds include a golf course, 16 gardens, meeting facilities. The 2.3 – mile walking trail around the lake is one of the most popular recreation areas in the area.

The lake is open to all to stay in the hotels or vacation rental homes, walk around the lake or participate in recreation activities including a pool, boat rentals, tennis, volleyball and shuffleboard.

The mission of Lake Junaluska is to be a place of Christian hospitality where lives are transformed through the renewal of soul, mind and body.
453 Rooms Available (Group Friendly)


Campgrounds, Group Friendly Accommodations, Hotel Meetings, Hotels & Motels, Vacation Home Rentals


Exercise/Fitness Facilities, Free Breakfast, Golf On Site, Handicap Accessible, Pet Friendly, Playground, Pool, Restaurant On Site, Waterfront Rooms, Wifi


91 N. Lakeshore Drive, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745


(828) 452-2881 or 800-222-4930

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