10 Best Cabin Rentals In Dillsboro, North Carolina - Updated 2023


If you’re looking to explore a small yet historic town in North Carolina, then add Dillsboro to your travel bucket list. In this charming town, you’ll step back in time with century-old art galleries, stores, and restaurants. The railroad dating back to the 19th century and connecting the destination to other parts of the state contributed to making the town a tourist hub. Fishing, picnicking, and hiking are some common outdoor activities in this destination. Drop by Appalachian Women’s Museum and get insights into the women of southern Appalachia, including teachers, nurses, and political leaders, who dedicated a part of their lives to serving others. Meanwhile, Dillsboro Chocolate Factory is for the sweet tooth. The shop sells a variety of homemade chocolate treats. After a befitting tour around Dillsboro, retire to a restful accommodation. Read on to find out about the best cabin rentals in Dillsboro, North Carolina.

1. The River House (from USD 104)

Adventure and relaxation await you at The River House. This riverfront cabin provides free Wi-Fi for chatting with family members and a fenced backyard where guests enjoy sun rays. You’ll cherish moments by the outdoor fire pit or on the deck with river views.

Use the full kitchen to put together sumptuous food and the gas fireplace to warm up the cabin. For a nightly fee, you’re allowed to stay with your dog.

Waterfront mountain home right on the river with ample space! Dogs OK!
Sylva, NC, US
62 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
the cabin was very clean and modern with all the conveniences
the cabin was very clean and modern with all the conveniences
clean well appointed and loved home
it’s very private clean and comfortable
we loved our staff at the river house
this was a wonderful place located next to the river with its proximity to everything
the location is great for restaurants and outdoor activities
the location is convenient to grocery shops and many great restaurants as well many fishing spots
the perfect quiet get away for just my husband and i
the location to the water was excellent - both mornings we watched the kayakers head down the river
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2. Lazy Bear Lodge (from USD 235)

Welcome to Lazy Bear Lodge, a log cabin measuring 1,500 sq. ft. (139.4 sqm). It has a secluded outdoor area with a fire pit, hammock, and picnic table if you wish to spend some quiet time in the open air.

The hot tub here invites you to enjoy a soothing dip before heading to bed. Moreover, make the most of the kitchen and charcoal grill when hunger pangs strike.

August Availability! Secluded Log Cabin, Amazing Views, Hot Tub & Fire Pit!
152 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the equipment in the kitchen would make any gourmet cook happy
great cozy comfortable cabin with all the necessities for preparing meals and plenty of room
everything was very clean and accommodating
the property is peaceful clean and comfortable
amazing super clean i cannot wait to come back
the view from the porch and the windows is unbeatable the cabin is beautiful clean and cozy
could not think of anything more we needed just perfect and so clean
the owners were helpful in every way
the owners were great and clearly love this magical mountain retreat
oh the owners were amazing so responsive
amazing i cant wait to go back the homeowners were very welcoming and attentive
owner is very responsive and helpful with providing options for things to do
a perfect place to get away
the location to places is good and yet you feel secluded on the property
our dogs were in heaven running around free from streets and people
it was perfectly quiet and relaxing and a much needed getaway for us both
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3. Fully furnished cabin in the woods

Experience a relaxing mountain escape in this cabin tucked amongst beautiful trees. You’ll fall in love with its outdoor area. Go stargazing with friends beside the fire pit and grill up your favorite steak.

Don’t forget to take a dip in the hot tub. Also, challenge your buddies to a foosball game. The master bedroom is next to a patio with views of the surrounding woodland. You can park three cars in the driveway for free.

The workspace desk and free Wi-Fi come in handy when you want to finish up your assignments.

Smoky Mountains Escape - Cabin w/ Hot Tub & Views
Whittier, North Carolina, United States
48 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this was a very comfortable home with a well stocked kitchen and nice washer/dryer
home was clean although could use a deep clean ( spiderwebs etc)
the house had not been properly cleaned but overall we did love it
the owner told us this and we were very thankful
nice place close to cherokee
private and easy to access location
such a cute place really enjoyed it
the location is definitely nestled in the mountain which challenged our gps
location was beautiful and communication was good
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4. Restful cabin with Wi-Fi (from USD 132)

This spacious cabin invites you to unwind in a mountain setting. It’s on a secluded 15-ac (6.1-ha) tract of land. While here, enjoy fresh mountain air from the covered back porch overlooking the creek.

The kitchen, complete with pantry items, is a perfect space to rustle up plenty of meals. For your indoor entertainment, the rental comes with flat-screen TVs, board games, and puzzles. There’s reliable Wi-Fi to help you stay online during your time here.

Fresh linens and trash bags are other thoughtful extras available.

Beautiful Mountain Cabin on Bold Mountain Creek only 5 minutes from Dillsboro NC
171 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable
so clean and quiet
very clean with plenty of uncluttered space
it is always so clean and peaceful and you have everything you need for the week
the owners are wonderful
easy booking and wonderful location
beautiful cozy perfect location for all we planned to do in the area
this is a really neat place to stay
this is such a lovely place to stay
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5. Quiet, remote cabin with kitchen (from USD 90)

This rustic cabin is perfect for a mountain escape, away from the hubbub of the world. Its location allows for outdoor activities, such as hiking, rafting, and boating. The rental has a functional kitchen where guests whip up gourmet meals at their convenience.

On slow days, you can pass the time playing board games or watching television. Alternatively, you’re free to spend time on the porch swing watching birds roaming outside the property.

Quiet Rustic Getaway
84 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
dust in ceiling fan cob webs on rafters
wonderful cozy secluded cabin nestled on the side of a mountain at 2 960 ft in elevation
bathroom is clean comfortable and all you need
very clean the mountains were absolutely gorgeous
the owner friendly and helpful
the property manager was very helpful in answering questions
lauren is a great host
lauren is the best host she went out of her way to help us in every way
the host were fantastic and very responsive
the remote location was supremely relaxing
great find in a great location
30 minutes to the great smoky mountains national park
this was the absolute best place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the world
this truly is the place to go if you want a cozy hideaway
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6. Quaint cabin with spectacular views (from USD 121)

This cabin, constructed in 2019, promises a restful getaway in Cherokee. Enjoy the warmth of the electric fireplace during chilly nights and use the cost-free Wi-Fi to keep in touch with your loved ones back at home. You’ll have no trouble putting together meals in the well-stocked kitchen or on the propane gas grill.

With its elevated location, you are assured of beautiful mountain views. Children and pets are welcome, as well. There’s a non-refundable fee for guests bringing their pets.

Private & pet friendly with a view!! Near Casino, GSMNP, Tubing, Kayaking, WCU,
147 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the king sized bed was very comfortable
very clean and comfortable and great communication with the owner
very clean and comfortable and great communication with the owner
the cabin was exceptionally clean
the place was beautifully decorated clean and had everything you could possibly need
this cabin is clean modern updated new and comes with everything you could want
very lovely cabin booking was seamless and the owners gave all info from directions there to check out procedures
perfect location near lots of attractions
great location and close to all of the smoky mountain offerings
the location is perfect and it had absolutely everything we needed
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7. Climbing Bear Creekside Cabin (from USD 147)

Relish the tranquility and privacy of this mountain cabin. Here, you have the chance to experience hours of uninterrupted relaxation outdoors from the rock fire pit beside the stream. Also, read a book and listen to the stream from the comfort of a rocking chair on the roomy porch.

There’s a soothing hot tub and a kitchen with granite countertops ready for use.

Creekside with a relaxing hot tub/fire pit/ grill; close to Casino/GSNP
183 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
the property was very clean and well-maintained
the cabin is clean comfie
everything was clean well laid out and appointed
mostly the hot tub was clean and hot
nice and clean cabin off the beaten path
communication with the owner was very good
location was very good we throughly enjoyed it would definitely stay there again
lovely & comfortable cottage in a really great location
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8. Eagles Ridge (from USD 249)

This three-story log cabin is for those after sumptuous living. It features a six-person hot tub, an ideal amenity for relaxing your body. Besides having wireless internet access, there’s a 50-inch HDTV, foosball table, and dartboard for your entertainment.

In the evening, assemble your friends around the fire pit and share stories. Moreover, the large wrap-around deck is a nice place to rest and take in panoramic mountain views. Put the gas fireplace to good use when it gets cold inside the cabin.

Sylva, North Carolina, United States
41 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
very clean and comfortable
everything clean and well organized
hot tub very clean and maintained weekly
sparkling clean roomy and very comfortable
the house is beautiful and was very clean upon arrival
kim was a great host and responded promptly to the questions we had
the hosts really made our stay wonderful
the directions provided by the host were extremely helpful and necessary when gps is spotty
nice house close to sylva
the location of this cabin is perfect
peaceful and very very quiet yet close to two quaint small towns
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9. Cozy retreat with a fireplace (from USD 123)

Staying in this cabin puts you close to Tuckasegee River. If you’re an outdoorsy person, this rental is surrounded by hiking trails that you can explore during your downtime. It has rocking chairs on the front porch where guests listen to the river flow and wait for the sunset.

The living room has posh furniture, a TV, and a fireplace for a pleasant stay indoors. Guests also benefit from a full kitchen. You’re free to park your automobile on the driveway or in front of the cabin.

This property is a great place for a family getaway.

Lazy River Cabin on the Tuck River
Sylva, North Carolina, United States
81 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view was stunning and the little cottage was so cozy and clean
very clean and well-stocked
the cabin was clean well appointed & comfortable
the cabin was so clean and decorated very nicely
the home is very clean and well decorated
the home was clean and welcoming
she was so helpful and kind
the host is very thoughtful of her guests
i highly recommend this host and this property
jennifer was very helpful and quick to respond to my questions and concerns
jennifer was an excellent host quick to respond to any questions
great location and great accommodations
the location is wonderful with its close proximity to wcu and dillsboro
convenient location and easy to find
what a beautiful place in a beautiful location i absolutely loved it
awesome cabin- close to sylva wcu and dillsboro
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10. Romantic cabin close to a river (from USD 80)

This cabin offers a peaceful respite from everyday stress. Here, you’re in a quiet neighborhood near Tuckasegee River. Furthermore, downtown Sylva is 10 minutes away from the rental.

The property has a screened-in porch, perfect for the sights and sounds of nature. You’ll hear soothing bird songs and enjoy mountain vistas from the spot. There’s a well-stocked kitchen for you to prepare any meal of choice. Book this cabin if you’re after a romantic retreat.

Tin Roof Love Shack
Sylva, North Carolina, United States
29 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tin roof love shack is such a wonderful place private beautiful yard and cozy
we enjoyed the fully stocked kitchen and was able to cook some small meals
it was immaculately clean when we arrived
the place was very clean and tidy
the cabin was nice and clean
my wife and i were super impressed with how clean this place was
and loveeta is a wonderful host
loveeta is a thoughtful and wonderful host and very responsive
this is a charming cabin with a perfect location that is private yet close to town
this cabin is really cute and in a great location to spend a quite weekend in the mountains
very peaceful and close to good restaurants and beautiful views
pros: beautiful location and lots of private space for a nice quiet getaway
the directions were spot on and easy to follow to get to the actual cabin location
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A small yet charming town

Whether you’re in Dillsboro for its nature, art scene, or history, expect a getaway like no other in the small tourist town. When planning your trip to this destination, be sure to check out any of the cabins on our list above.

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Allen Muriuki is a travel writer and an avid traveler. He writes to inspire, guide, educate, and entertain. During his free time, he enjoys reading, traveling the world or watching football.

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