Overview of Hostel
The Smoky Mountain Hostel is nestled in the heart of Bryson City, North Carolina. With its sprawling front porch, guests can take a load off after a long day of hiking. New friendships can be forged over a local brew, or guests can relax on their own in the living room or in their dorms. With two do
Getting to our hostel isn’t too difficult! We are located in about a four-hour radius of several major cities- Nashville, Knoxville, Atlanta, just to name a few.
If guests are driving in their own cars, they will easily be guided to Bryson City by major highways and then funneled directly into the city on the Great Smoky Mountain Expressway.
If guests are flying, we recommend flying into one of the larger surrounding cities and renting a car. Closet airport is in Asheville.
Once in Bryson, we are located not far from downtown, on Park Street. As we like to tell our guests, we’re the big blue house with a big porch to match..
The area offers rafting, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking. 20 minutes to the Nantahala Outdoor Center. Close to the Appalachian Trail and Lake Fontana. One hour to Asheville and twenty minutes to Cherokee. In less than a five-minute walk, restaurants, bars, shops, and galleries can be found downtown. Less than ten minutes up the road is Deep Creek campground, where trails can be hiked and creeks floated down. With the Tuckasegee running through the city, a sense of calm befalls Bryson at all times. Just around the corner from the hostel is Bryson City Island Park, a tranquil area to fish, read, or grill. As the weather warms up, paddle boarders and kayakers can be seen floating down the river through town. Whether a single traveler or a family, there are plenty of things to do and places to visit within and around the city of Bryson.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Smoky Mountain Hostel Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival. Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 11:00 . Please contact the hostel after booking and prior to arrival to arrange check-in. Payment upon arrival by credit cards, debit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. Taxes included. Breakfast included - Granola/oatmeal/fruit/coffee/tea. General: Reception: 11-2 and 6-10/on call. No curfew. No locals. One dog allowed per private room. The maximum period of stay is of 14 days. Age restriction: Must be 18 years of age to stay if unaccompanied by an adult. Must be at least 15 years of age to stay in the dorm with an adult.