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Luxurious Mountain Retreat!

Bedrooms 3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Lodge - 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s) - 2 Baths - (Sleeps 6-8)

Deep in the heart of Elk State Forest in Benezette, Pennsylvania, is the beautiful Elk Terrace Lodge. It lies within the East Coast’s only free roaming elk herd. Elk Terrace Lodge is for the visitor looking for the perfect home away from home. You will awaken each morning to the tranquil surroundings of Elk County from every room. Elk Terrace Lodge is a comfortable two story retreat in the great outdoors. On the first floor you will find a full bath and two bedrooms; one room offering two twin beds and the other offering a full size bed. There is also a dining room, living room with a gas fireplace and a large kitchen including a dishwasher, microwave, and washer and dryer.

The loft, which overlooks the living room, contains a king-sized bed, fold out couch, private bath, dressing room, walk in closet and two balconies. The lodge sleeps six adults comfortably in its three large bedrooms, but with a little less privacy in the loft it can accommodate eight.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017


Benezette Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Luxurious Mountain Retreat!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews

Great Meeting Point

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Elk Terrace for Thanksgiving as a meeting point for family from VA and NY. The lodging was very clean and had up-to-date furniture. It was so quiet there that at one point when we were outside the only thing we could hear was the humming of the electric box in the driveway. If you don't see any wildlife at the lodge, definitely drive out to the elk observation point before dusk. We saw three herds bugling to each other. Great experience. Judith was extremely helpful and quick to respond to all of our questions. Would definitely go back. The only downside was the water softener made the water taste a little off so if you have a sensitive palate, bring bottled water.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Elk experience

  • 5 of 5

Great accommodations...clean...nice fire pit & pavilion...great location for everything...owners are very professional and quick to respond to any concerns/questions...look forward to our stay here every yr.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing Comfort at Elk Terrace

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time back to Elk Terrace and we enjoyed every second!!! The lodging is comfortable, stylish, and clean! Nature is the theme throughout!

We woke up Sat. Am and a elk cow and huge bull were quietly eating in the lawn. Bugling all weekend was nonstop! The large field at the side of the lodge gave us a spectacular view of a bull herding in 4 cows, and he even came running out of the woods with a limb dangling off his huge antlers.

This will not be the last time there and look forward to future trips to Elk Terrace outside of Benzette.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A nature- lovers paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Elk Terrace Lodge! I can't say enough about this private and serene property. It was immaculately clean, beautifully furnished, and the surrounding yard and property were stunning. We had elk in the yard every morning, and in the field at the end of the property each evening. We saw wild turkey, several pileated woodpeckers, and porcupine--all within the yard! Took day trips to Kinzua Bridge and Sinnemahoning State Parks. Drove the elk scenic loop and visited the visitor center which is just down the road, and very worthwhile. But with all this said, we could have just stayed at the Lodge, and soaked in the hot tub the whole time and had just as good a time! Judi was great to deal with and made the whole rental process a breeze. The property is just as described, and very private and secluded, in a beautiful setting. We plan on coming back again, maybe this time in the fall. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a truly special getaway.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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My family and I had a wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time at the Elk Terrace Lode! The lodge was very clean and definitely exceeded our expectations! There were many updates that the website didn't show. We absolutely loved the hot tub and fireplace...they made our stay very relaxing! We didn't get to see any elk in the yard but a short walk away we saw a heard. We had an amazing time over all and hope to stay in this lodge again someday!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend at elk terrace

  • 5 of 5

Elk terrace lodge was everything we expected and more! Clean, comfortable, secluded and relaxing. The communication with Judy was great! We highly recommend elk terrace!!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our lodge amenities include central air, satellite television, heated hot tub, gas grill, enclosed fire hearth, and a pavilion, as well as a large kitchen with cooking utensils available.


Rates & Availability

Benezette Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 Rates
Jan 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
2018 Rates
Jan 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
2019 Rates
Jan 1 2019 - Dec 31 2019
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Children 17 and under stay FREE!
There is a two night minimum stay on weekends and a 3 night minumum stay on holidays.
Final Payment is due thirty (30) days prior to your stay.
All rates subject to Pennsylvania sales & Hotel Tax.
Deposit is refundable if canceled before 90 days of reservation date.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Reservations are based on the number of adults staying. An additional $25.00 per night added to the base nightly cost for each group of 2 adults. Maximum number of guests is 10. Specific rate information can also be found on our website,

$100.00 deposit is required to secure reservation. Deposit is deducted from balance due. Balance due is paid 30 days prior to your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.