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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 2022 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)

Honey Bear Cabin, Located at the foot of Mt. Jefferson
This two bedroom, two bath log cabin is a perfect blend of serenity and convenience. With close access to charming West Jefferson and Jefferson.

Stay Blue Ridge Vacation Rentals
(877) 601-5020
Prices vary based on season.


Sadie’s Place – Laurel Springs

20 minute drive to West Jefferson
Three bedrooms/one bath, starting @ $112/night


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

Vincenzo’s, N Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694

2 Bed, 1 Bath apartment 
Micheal Angelo Proprietor  ~ AirBnB option located down the street from Florence Art School

Hawks Landing, Near Mt. Jefferson, West Jefferson, NC 28694


1 Bed, 1 Bath  Daylight basement apartment

AirBNB option located 10 minutes from Florence Art School


Sky Loft, Downtown West Jefferson, NC 28694

AirBNB option located down the street from Florence Art School

Buck Mountain Lodge, Beaver Creek Area

AirBNB option located 10 mintues from West Jefferson

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)

Days Inn by Wyndham, 829 E. Main Street, Jefferson, NC 28640

(336-313-2115) Amenities include free WIFI, free breakfast and Fitness Center. From $53.00 a night.


Camping Facilities

Raccoon Holler, Glendale Springs
Located between milepost 257 & 258 on the Blue Ridge Parkway)


New River State Park
Multiple campsite locations