Lodging

Relax and stay a while in Franklin County. From unmatched lake views to stunning mountain backdrops, our properties are just as diverse as our landscape.

Relax and reconnect on your next romantic getaway at one of our charming bed and breakfasts. For something more affordable and family-friendly, book your stay at one of our resorts, hotels or motels. Seeking more excitement? We’ve got you covered with houseboats, cabins and campgrounds for your next outdoor adventure.

No matter your preference, our accommodations offer variety and value without sacrificing comfort.


Bed & Breakfasts/Inns

Claiborne House Bed and Breakfast

  • In downtown Rocky Mount, a short drive from the Blue Ridge Parkway, the property boasts elegant rooms, lovely gardens, a 130-foot wrap-around porch and more.

  • (540) 483-4616
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Early Inn at the Grove

  • Early Inn at the Grove is a beautiful, newly renovated historic Greek Revival style manor on 10 wonderful acres in Historic Downtown Rocky Mount, VA.  Perfect for romantic getaways, business travelers, weddings and special events of all types.

  • (844) 327-5946
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Hotels/Motels

Bernard’s Landing Resort & Conference Center

  • Seventy-acre resort features 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom condominiums and townhomes, an array of amenities, lush green spaces, panoramic lake views and year-round, family-friendly activities.

  • (540) 721-8870
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Comfort Inn Smith Mountain Lake

  • Convenient to Highway 220 and points of interest. Features 61 rooms and a variety of amenities, including free hot breakfast, free HBO and free Wi-Fi.

  • (540) 489-4000
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Gills Creek Marina & Lodge

  • Fully renovated. Features boat slips, boat ramp, 24-hour gas, store and boat rentals. One-bedroom units with queen beds, kitchenette and covered deck with lake views.

  • (540) 721-2451
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rocky Mount/Smith Mountain Lake

  • Route 40, convenient to Highway 220 and Smith Mountain Lake. Offers 63 rooms, complimentary hot breakfast bar, free internet, fitness center, indoor pool and more.

  • (540) 489-5001
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Hometown Inn

  • Located along Highway 220 and features 16 rooms – singles and doubles. Amenities include refrigerators, microwaves, a basketball court, horseshoe pit, sitting porch and picnic area.

  • (540) 483-9757

Lake Inn

  • Serving customers since 1996 and located near Bridgewater Marina. Motel offers affordable rooms, wireless high-speed internet, HBO, refrigerator, microwave and more. Also fisherman-friendly and pet-friendly.

  • (540) 721-3383
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Redwood Motel

  • Located along Highway 220 and features affordable, mostly single occupancy rooms. Amenities include cable, microwaves and refrigerators. Outdoor electrical outlets also available.

  • (540) 483-5238

Smith Mountain Dock & Lodge

  • “Home of the Pet Carp.” Features short-order restaurant, store, boat ramp, efficiency lodging rooms or house rental – fully-furnished with cable. Special rates for tournament anglers.

  • (540) 565-0222
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The Phoebe Needles Center

  • Offers lodging, dining and recreational facilities to groups for summer camps, retreats, conferences, workshops and meetings on 85-acre property minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway.

  • (540) 483-1518
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Westlake Waterfront Inn

  • Beautiful lakefront views, boat ramp and air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, cable, microwaves, mini-refrigerators and more. Golf within a mile and restaurants, entertainment within 10-minutes.

  • (540) 721-3307
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Meeting/Retreat Facilities

Bernard’s Landing Resort & Conference Center

  • Seventy-acre resort features 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom condominiums and townhomes, an array of amenities, lush green spaces, panoramic lake views and year-round, family-friendly activities.

  • (540) 721-8870
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Sundara Wedding Venue

  • Historic, late 1800s white clapboard home at the foot of Cahas Mountain. Terraced gardens, small stream with gazebo perched above and more. Enjoy intimate gathering.

  • (540) 334-9911
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The Phoebe Needles Center

  • Offers lodging, dining and recreational facilities to groups for summer camps, retreats, conferences, workshops and meetings on 85-acre property minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway.

  • (540) 483-1518
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W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center

  • Located along Smith Mountain Lake. Accommodates groups of 400+, dormitory and hotel-style rooms, 17,000 square feet of meeting space, over 14 recreational areas and more.

  • (540) 721-2759
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Wisteria Ridge Event and Conference Center

  • Private 28-acre estate amid amazing views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Offers secluded, unique setting, various sites include a rustic barn. For weddings and more.

  • (540) 483-8368
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Resorts/Rentals

Bernard’s Landing Resort & Conference Center

  • Seventy-acre resort features 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom condominiums and townhomes, an array of amenities, lush green spaces, panoramic lake views and year-round, family-friendly activities.

  • (540) 721-8870
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Lake and Land Property Rentals

  • Offers long-term and short-term rentals at vacation homes throughout the lake.

  • (540) 263-0007
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Parrot Cove Boat Rentals

  • Features one-of-a-kind houseboat rentals for a unique vacation experience on Smith Mountain Lake. Each sleeps 6-10 with numerous amenities. Also offer boat and wave runner rentals.

  • (540) 721-5363
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RSI Rentals, Inc.

  • Full-service property management company specializing in beautiful lakefront vacation homes and area long-term rentals. Offers condominiums, townhomes and single-family homes.

  • (540) 721-9797
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Smith Mountain Lake Vacation Rentals

  • Vacation and long-term rentals at Smith Mountain Lake.

  • (540) 721-2589
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RV/Camping

Blue Ridge Campground & Marina

  • Seasonal campground on Smith Mountain Lake. Features fishing, hiking, horseshoes, volley ball, playground, bathhouse, laundry facility, dump stations, and sites with water, sewer, and electric.

  • (540) 721-3866
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Goose Dam Campground

  • Enjoy the tranquil setting – 10 wooded acres featuring fishing pond, bathhouse, laundry facility, playground, and sites with water, sewer and electric hookup and fire pits.

  • (540) 483-2100
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Horseshoe Point

  • Offers 49 campsites open annually, May 1-September 30. Features boat ramp, courtesy dock, picnic areas, swimming areas, restrooms, showers, playground and sanitary dump station.

    Fees: $18, sites without water, electricity or waterfront; $22, waterfront sites, sites with water and electricity; $4, daily use fee per vehicle or $1 walk-in. Kids 12 and under free. Annual pass accepted.

  • (276) 629-2703
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Jamison Mill Park

  • Open April 1-October 31. Five campsites – water, electricity. Overflow 4 sites, 6 hilltop sites – without water, electricity. Hiking trails, picnic area, restrooms, showers and more.

    Fees: Primitive sites, $20 per night; sites with electricity, $25 per night.

  • (276) 629-2703
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Salthouse Branch

  • Offers camping and day-use facilities. Forty-four family sites with hook-ups, 21 boat-in sites, 46 primitive sites, group picnic shelter. Also a narrow half-mile loop trail.

    Fees: Primitive sites, $20 per night; sites with electricity, $25 per night.

  • (276) 629-2703
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