Soaring Eagle Lodge offers the BEST accomodations on the mountain, and is 'Platinum' rated by the Snowshoe Resort. After staying here you will never want to stay anywhere else. Our stylishly approinted 2 bedroom, 2 bath luxury condo is slightly less than 1200 square feet of comfortable living space. The complex was positioned at the highest point in the resort and was completed in December of 2006. This makes it the newest and top rated building on the mountain.
Located on the top floor, the condo offers beautiful long-range sunset views from the private 6 x 16 ft balcony or from one of the double windows. Our unit also offers 9 foot ceilings. The main living area provides a large flat screen TV & Blue Ray Player allowing access to the internet.
The Kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. This makes it easy and convenient to make a family meal with all the amenities of home, including a microwave, dishwasher, blender, crock-pot, toaster, both a multi cup and a Keurig single serving coffe maker,etc. We have significantly augmented the cooking utensils and dishes, which were originally provided with the unit.
Share your family meals within view of the gas fireplace. The dining table seats 6, with 2 additional places at the bar. There is also a buffet in the dining room, which is full of family games, toys and puzzles for the children.
The master suite has a king sized bed, dresser, night tables with reading lamps and a 42 inch flat screen TV with DVD player & cable. The large tiled adjoining bath has a garden tub with a separate shower. The second bedroom comfortably holds a queen sized bed, chest and flat screen TV with DVD player (Cable not available in this room only). The large hall bath is also fully tiled with a large shower. Both bedrooms are furnished with comfortable chairs to allow guests to catch up on some reading or provide a quite place for the kids to watch TV. If you have a large family or invited guests a convertible sleeper sofa is available in the main living area. There is more closet space than you could ever use. A must for our family is the washer and dryer conveniently located in a separate closet (Warm up or dry out those gloves with each bathroom break).
As for activities, the Soaring Eagle Doppelmayr high-speed quad lift provides direct access to the green rated Upper Flume, the blue rated J-Hook or 4 of the black diamond slopes. This building is truly ski-in, ski-out with the lift located steps from the ground floor locker room. The unit is within easy walking distance (or utilize the free shuttle service) to the many shops, restaurants, Split Rock Pool, and the other attractions of the Snowshoe Resort.
You can access onsite ski and snowboard rental from Elk River. For advanced booking and or rate information please visit their website. Make sure to inform them you are staying at SEL and you will receive a 10% discount. You can also visit the most upscale restaurant in the resort, South Mountain Grille, which offers the best ambiance, seafood and steaks on the mountain. It is the only restaurant at Snowshoe to take reservations, so make sure to call ahead. Afterwards you can enjoy drinks in the private bar located in The Hearth Room.
Snowshoe is well known for its annual snowfall, which averages over 15 feet. During the winter of 2011/12 we had respectable conditions when many resorts were without snow.
-Long range mountain sunset views
-Three outdoor in ground Jacuzzi hot tubs located in the beautifully terraced courtyard overlooking Snowshoe Basin (One of which is kept at a lower and more comfortable level for pregnant women and young children).
-Free towel service and heated walk way to the fire pit and Jacuzzis'
-Washer/Dryer in the unit
-Free HEATED underground parking
-Hearth Room-The rooms 80 foot glass front offers a 150 degree breathtaking view of Snowshoe's basin, while two enormous wood burning fireplaces create a warm friendly atmosphere to enjoy the top shelf bar with fondue and unique wines.
-Valet parking and concierge service
-Two large designated lockers for all ski equipment
-Gas Grill (Availability subject to season)
-Exercise room equipped with treadmills, exercise bikes, elliptical machines, and weights. Each machine is conviently equipped with a private TV (Bring your own headphones).
-Sauna located in fitness area
-On site Concierge for excellent suggestions and advice on how to customize your Snowshoe Vacation
-Gas fire place
-Shuttle stop located in front of building with service to the Village and Silver Creek, (A second ski resort included in your lift ticket). Tubing and night skiing are offered at Silver Creek.
-Soaring Eagle High Speed Quad Lift just outside the lodge doorsteps.
-Onsite equipment rentals @ Elk River (Guests receive 10% off)
Summer activites include the Snowshoe Bike Park, dozens of hiking and biking trails, mountain streams for fly-fishing and beautiful scenic drives. The Greenbrier River Trail offers 80 miles of flat terrain. You can enjoy paddle boating at the lake, train rides, golfing, the rope swing at the river, festivals and much more.
Visit the Snowshoe website for more details.