Area Lodging

Area Lodging

There are a variety of lodging accommodations available in and around West Jefferson. Please visit the Ashe County Chamber of Commerce Website to view a complete listing or download their 2017 Ashe County Chamber Guide. There is also the option of using AirBNB or many of the short-term rentals through local real estates offices.

Please be sure to inform the hotel/inn that you are with the Florence Thomas Art School in order to receive any discounts noted below.


Buffalo Tavern, 958 W. Buffalo Rd., West Jefferson, NC


20% off: weekdays $119 – 149 – weekends  $139 – 169  (Doc)


Jeremy’s Lodge at Jefferson Landing, Hwy 16/88  


$111 Florence discounted rate

Meadowsweet Gardens B & B , 502 Golf Course Rd., West Jefferson, NC 


Check the website for the Florence discount of 20% off the seasonal rates (Debra Patterson)

New River Inn & Cottages, 264 Trading Post Rd., Glendale Springs, NC

Located a mile past 259 on the Blue Ridge Parkway



River House, 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, NC 28631


Prices vary from $99-$225 depending on the day of the week and the amenities that are included.


Rose Mountain Quarters, 106 N Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694  336-466-4790 ~ Ann Rose Proprietor  ~ AirBNB option located down the street from Florence Art School.

Holiday Inn Express, 203 Hampton Place Court, West Jefferson, NC 28694


Ask for the Florence rates listed below and if you want a refrigerator you need to specify

$89 (discount rate) Sunday -Thursday and Friday – Saturday (10% off the published rate)


Park Vista Inn, 1907 Park Vista Rd, West Jefferson

(located @ Milepost 268 on the Blue Ridge Parkway) 

(336) 877-5200

$79 weekdays and $99 weekends


Camping facilities

Raccoon Hollar, Glendale Springs

(located between milepost 257 & 258 on the Blue Ridge Parkway)