Top 10 Cabins In Hot Springs, NC - Updated 2021

cabins in hot springs nc

This tiny outpost town is a paradise tucked away in the Appalachian Mountains and one of the many hidden gems of North Carolina. While it’s a popular pit stop for hikers along the Appalachian Trail, there’s plenty that it has to offer visitors in itself, as well. Explore the Pisgah National Park with its towering peaks, cascading waterfalls and amazing biodiversity. Go camping at the Hot Springs Resort and Spa, or take one of the many hikes, such as the Laurel River Trail, Lover’s Leap Loop Trail, Jack Branch Trail. Alternatively, you can go fishing, kayaking or whitewater rafting. The plethora of vacation cabins around Hot Springs have something to suit every group size and budget. Check out the best rental cabins in Hot Springs, NC, here!

1. Riverfront cabin with mountain views, minutes from the Appalachian trail (from USD 187)

This riverfront cabin is spread across more than 7 acres (2.8 hectares) and offers mountain and river views. It is located just outside the quaint mountain town of Hot Springs and is only five minutes from the Appalachian Trail.

The living room has plenty of place for the entire group to gather and it comes with good quality furnishings, an HDTV, a Blu-Ray player, a stereo and high-speed Wi-Fi. The house has two bedrooms, one with a king bed and one with a queen bed, with both bedrooms on opposite ends of the cabin from each other for privacy. The kitchen is well-appointed with all that you will need. The outdoors comes with a deck, porch, hot tub and plenty of outdoor furniture. Whitewater rafting and tubing can be enjoyed just steps away from the doorstep.

MoonDance River Cabin, Experience The Romance! Upscale Cabin With Hot Tub.
136 reviews
cabin 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The mountain view from the front porch was breathtaking and so relaxing
The two bathrooms were large each with two sinks-plenty of room for the four of us
A beautiful plush cozy
It was wonderfully appointed with all the necessities you would need and unlike most rentals in that regard
The river access was awesome and our 3-year old loved hanging out down there
It was exactly as pictured and described and was decorated exactly to our taste
hammock and hot tub
all the porches fire pits and river activities
We made lots of new friends and explored the historical site
I fell in love with it
We love Hot Springs and this cabin definitely made our visit an even better experience
This cabin is quaint but exquisite in its detail charm and warmth
Town is within 5 minutes
but it got blown down by rain and flooding last summer
Located close to town and across from the river
MoonDance cabin is just a delight--just what you dream about when you envision a cute cozy cabin tucked away in the mountains next to a river--we were surprised at the quality of everything-from th...
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2. Log cabin with old world charm and a private, outdoor hot tub (from USD 152)

Set amidst lush greenery, this two-bedroom cabin is crafted from the rare American chestnut trees of yesteryear. With interiors that speak of its original 1922 style and are yet modern, this log cabin is an inviting and warm mountain getaway. It comes with one double bedroom, one room with a bunk bed and additional sleeping arrangements made using comfortable futon sleepers in the living room and sunroom. The sunroom looks on to the private back garden and is a great spot to just lounge around in the evenings while enjoying the view. The kitchen is well-appointed with all the necessary equipment and features a dining space, both inside and outside.

The outdoor area has an outdoor, private hot tub, a fire pit and a large front porch. The property is located directly on the Appalachian Trail and is only a short, walking distance to town and to most of Hot Springs’ attractions.

Log Cabin~Hot Tub-~Walk To Town~on Appalachian Trail~wi-fi~
79 reviews
cabin 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
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Only issue - we checked in on Friday after a strenuous hike and was really looking forward to using the hot tub only to find the water to be cold
Great hiking on AT and other trails Enjoyed restaurants in hot springs and night at hot springs
so that was disappointing bc by then
The hot tub was so nice during our cold stay
the water was warmer but using the hot tub then wasn't within our planned schedule
It was clean and perfectly situated
Rental was a breeze and Melanie is a great host
The owner had alerted us that the tub had been worked on
Hosts were friendly and available and the house fit our needs
I hope I can return again and again
Melanie was easy to rent from and communication was fantastic
Beautiful cabin beautifully maintained in a great location to the AT Highly recommend
I found this property charming and it's location ideal
but we believed it to be up and running ready to work out our soreness
The Praters go out of their way to make sure
the Hot Spring Spas were booked By Saturday
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3. One-bedroom cabin, close to all attractions with a whirlpool jetted tub (pet-friendly) (from USD 101)

This property is located on the Appalachian Trail and only five to ten minutes from Hot Springs’ restaurants, shops and mineral tubs. It’s a great choice for guests who want to experience the ultimate mountain retreat and the seclusion of a nature getaway without compromising on proximity to attractions and modern amenities. You could meander into town on the Appalachian Trail, explore the restaurants around Hot Springs, check out local crafts, go rafting, take a dip in a natural-fed hot tub at the Hot Springs Spa and more. This listing even comes with a two-person indoor whirlpool jetted tub.

The cabin is a one-bedroom property with a well-appointed kitchenette and additional sleeping arrangements in the form of two single beds in the living room. The property is pet-friendly.

Chickadee Cabin- Walk to Hot Springs! On AT
Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
291 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
such a cozy space with a beautiful view
the shower was bigger than expected and the small air conditioner worked very well
the cottage was cozy and adorable but well appointed
it was perfect so cozy and beautiful views
charming cozy space to relax unwind and get back in tune with nature
clean and we'll appointed
everything was clean and tidy
clean beautiful and very cozy
super clean and exactly what we wanted
best place so clean and accommodating
natalie was a great host
this place is awesome and the host is excellent
natalie is an amazing host
she was kind enough to mail me my perscription glasses that i left behind
natalie also provided ample information about activities dining entertainment and helpful advice
cute little cottage and a great location
the location was perfect for exploring downtown hot springs
so close to the at and points of interest
these cute and cozy cottages are located right on the at and within walking distance of town
the location was perfect so close to hot springs just up the hill
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4. One-bedroom cabin by the creek with private waterfall and hot tub (from USD 175)

Located right by the creek and with a rushing waterfall right outside the bedroom window, this one-bedroom cabin will make you fall in love with nature. The sleeping arrangements at this property include a queen bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living area. The living room comes with an indoor fireplace and there is a campfire pit by the creek.

The place is great to take a break from the hyper-connected world of cell-phones and the internet and to kick back and unwind. Other amenities available to guests include a hot tub, laundry and air-conditioning.

Creekbend Cabin
Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
40 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
very clean and well keep
this home was very clean comfortable
harold and his wife are wonderful hosts
harold and his wife were very kind and quick to answer any of our needs
beautiful location right on the river
nice place to get away
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5. Three-bedroom, pet-friendly cabin for larger groups (from USD 101)

Located just walking distance from the Appalachian Trail and Hot Springs, this cabin comes with three bedrooms and plenty of outdoor space for your family and friends to enjoy a scenic, peaceful retreat. The cabin is surrounded by an abundance of flowers, a picket fence and is backed by woods full of songbirds. The outdoors has a covered porch and a charcoal grill.

The master bedroom comes with a queen bed and a 40-inch (1.01-meter) HDTV, the second bedroom has a twin bed and a full bed, along with a television, while the third bedroom has a queen bed, which is automatically included in all reservations for six or more guests, but is an additional charge for bookings with less than six. The kitchenette comes with a coffee maker, a coffee bean grinder, a mini-fridge, a crockpot and basic cutlery. Other amenities available to guests include a collection of over 100 DVDs, Wi-Fi access, heating and air-conditioning. The property is pet-friendly but at prior notification and for an additional charge.

Goldfinch Cabin- Walk to Hot Springs! On AT
Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
233 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
would recommend the iron horse for food
loved the hot water for the bath and the comfortable beds and bedding
loved the fact that the restroom was separate from the shower
skylight and corner beds are great for lounging
it was clean and cozy
very charming and exceptionally clean
simple clean comfortable stylish space
very nice cabin clean and nice details
everything in the cabin was clean and nice
natalie is a great host
natalie was a great host
natalie is a great host who thought of everything
natalie was a great host and made sure everything was ok
natalie was a great host responded very quickly
perfect location for exploring hot springs
great location in hot springs close to everything
perfect location for hiking and visiting hot springs
ideal location as well tucked a bit away but close to everything we needed
natalie's place is conveniently located next to the hot springs and great hiking
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6. Three-bedroom property with stargazing deck, hot tub and two yards (from USD 299)

This property is only minutes from downtown, the Appalachian Trail, French Broad River, Laurel Creek and plenty of adventure activities. It’s great for larger gatherings of family or friends and comes with three bedrooms, front and back yards, a fire pit, hot tub, grill, stargazing deck and a small, covered deck.

The master bedroom houses a king bed, the second bedroom comes with a queen bed and the third comes with two bunk beds. The 25-ft (7.6-m) high living room comes with comfortable seating, an open, island-style kitchen and a custom-made log staircase going upstairs to the master bedroom. It’s nestled away at the edge of town, yet only walking distance to the best of what Hot Springs has to offer.

The Springhill Cabin, Hot Springs, North Carolina
Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
97 reviews
Entire cabin 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfy
the beds were extremely comfortable and the hammocks were fun
very clean and comfortable
clean and well supplied
clean and spacious for a large group
the kitchen is clean and very well- equipped with modern appliances
the cabin is absolutely fantastic --- new well-maintained clean and has all the essentials
roman the owner was absolutely amazing
fantastic host responsive and helpful
roman is hands down the best host
he was hands down the best host i’ve had
thanks roman for being an amazing host
great secluded spot but still close to everything
the house is located in a quiet area making it easy to get away from everything and relax
beautiful home great location great little town
great place to get away with friends and family
a great location for a large family or a group of people
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7. Luxury cabin on 42-acre/17-hectare estate with waterfalls, hiking trails and fishing opportunities (from USD 170)

This luxury cabin spans 1,700 sqft (158 sqm) and is spread over a 42-acre (17-hectare) estate adjoining the Pisgah National Forest, allowing you to experience its exceptional biodiversity. This stunning cabin is everything you want from a mountain retreat - it comes with seclusion coupled with modern amenities and furnishings and a gourmet kitchen.

The outdoors provides for trout fishing opportunities and over 2 miles (3.2 km) of hiking trails and cascading waterfalls, while indoor entertainment options include a satellite HDTV and a DVD player. This one-bedroom property is an authentic log cabin that can sleep up to four people and offers all the comforts to make your experience delightful. A licensed massage therapist from Hot Springs Spa is also made available, on request, for a fireside couple’s massage in the privacy of your cabin.

Magical Winding Falls Cabin
192 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
hence all the heat collects in the upstairs loft bedroom A warm living space downstairs results in a hot sleeping area
is very special with its own waterfalls stream
How old is the mattress?
The cabin itself was extremely well - appointed and so cozy
The online phots do not do the place justice Better than the photos Hope to be able to return soon
The property and cabin were exactly as described
The cabin was beautifully appointed and decorated I especially liked the whimsy
Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful private secluded and AWESOME cabin with us and others
etc along beautiful mountain drives
hiking trails fishing wildflowers and wildlife
It is remote and really helped us to unplug
Despite these minor problems we had a great week and so did our dog Augie
We had a wonderful week and hope to return again
There is a great local prodcue market about 30 minutes away
August 15th - August 18th 2019
There is landline phone service (local and Long Distance) and good Internet
and we've stayed in many places in the Adirondaks
The setting and the cabin are beautiful
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8. Stylish, two-bedroom cabin with Jacuzzi and huge book collection (pet-friendly) (from USD 135)

This two-bedroom, two-bathroom vacation rental cabin comes with cozy wood interiors, charming decor and comfortable furnishings and is located in the Pisgah Forest region, near the junction of the French Broad River and Paint Creek. The master bedroom comes with a flat-screen television, eco-friendly bamboo sheets, a king bed, a twin bed and an en-suite bathroom with a jacuzzi tub. The second bedroom comes with two custom-built craftsman-style daybeds and a reading area with sliding glass doors that looks out to the forest.

The cabin features an open-style living room with a six-person dining space and a kitchen. A chef can be assigned to you on request, to whip up your favourite recipes. The house also comes with a sunny deck area, a screened porch, a patio swing and a hammock. The property is only 6 miles (9.7 km) from downtown Hot Springs, where all the action is and it accommodates well-behaved pets (at an additional charge).

Hot Springs 'Paint Rock Cabin' Near Nat'l Forests!
23 reviews
cabin 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Kitchen well organized and equipped
The next morning after sleeping in cozy flannel sheets
The stairs were a little tricky with our toddler
Has everything you need to enjoy the comforts of home away from home
The cabin was very cozy and well appointed
The cabin was very clean
The cabin was great clean and had everything we needed
It was clean with lots of thoughtful details
and it's great having two bathrooms both upstairs and down
Hot Springs Owner was very thoughtful and made us feel at home
All I all a very good fall break with the grandkids
Saw one deer and a couple rabbits
For the next couple of days we drove hiked and photographed stunning mountains trees
We had driven the mountain roads from Florida and could hear the rushing water from the river and knew that we were about to experience a very special place
The location was perfect and close to Asheville
the artistic touches Very secluded but close enough to
The outdoors are just beautiful
We did a trail ride on horses and also made it over to Asheville to the Biltmore Estate
The decor is really great too
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9. One-bedroom mountain retreat with a hot tub and pond

This listing is located at Fern Rock Mountain Retreat, a picturesque 16-acre (6.5-hectare) mountain property with fire pits, a hot tub, a small pond and plenty of outdoor games. This listing is named Fox Den and is a 360 sqft (33 sqm) cabin that houses a queen bed in the master bedroom and a double futon in the living area. It comes with an open-plan living area with a kitchen. The covered front porch runs the length of the cabin and is accompanied by a back deck.

You can relax in a hammock on a lazy summer day, hike through the fall foliage, soak in the hot tub or plan a spring picnic. It can be booked along with or without an additional cabin (Fawn Hideaway), which is a 165 sqft (15 sqm) one-room cabin with a queen bed, an upholstered chair and a mini-fridge.

Fox Den & Fawn Hideaway - your mountain escape
Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
39 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
very nice and clean place
other than that it was clean and beautifully designed
the rental was very clean cozy and nicely furnished
as far as location we were able to get to some really great hiking in under 45 minutes
nice place room for two only nice location
if you want something special to get away this is the place
perfect place for a getaway on the middle of nature
i thought the place was a little smaller than advertised but still a great place
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10. Cozy, romantic cabin with a hot tub

This is a cosy, romantic one-bedroom cabin, surrounded by the peaks of Pisgah National Forest. It comes with a fully-equipped kitchen, a hot tub, fireplace and a beautiful front porch.

The living room is comprised of a television, a couch and a diner-style dining space with a view, while the bedroom houses a queen bed and comes with an attached bathroom. The owner owns a couple of such cabins and some of them are pet-friendly. They also offer special honeymoon packages with wine and chocolates.

“HOT SPRINGS LOG CABINS” hot tub, grill, fireplace
Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
36 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tv works great and all the amenities were great
we also had the pleasure of enduring a heavy rain shower on the tin-covered front porch
quiet clean and very relaxing
private clean comfortable and easy to access
hot tub was very clean and just the right temperature
the hot tub and cabin was clean and so relaxing
beautiful cabin super clean newly renovated and secluded with all the modern comforts of home
great suggestions from the hosts on area hiking and eating
they are fantastic host and obviously have thought of everything as they are very thorough
thanks for offering your place to us
the cabin was in a great location for hiking and visiting the town of hot springs
the holly cabin is such a cute place to stay at to get away from reality
my boyfriend and i adored this place it was everything and more than we expected
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Head over!

The perfect countryside destination, away from the hullaballoo of the city, this mountain retreat is a great choice to disconnect from everyday responsibilities and enjoy the best of North Carolina. Head over to Hot Springs, NC, and see what you’re missing! Choose from one of these top cabin rentals and make the most of your holiday.

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