In the Blue Ridge Mountains, this hotel is 5 miles from the Sugar Mountain Ski and Golf Resort. Facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. A cable TV with a DVD player and a work area are provided in the rooms at the Best Western Plus Mountain Lodge at Banner Elk. Rooms are also equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities. A laundromat and barbecue facilities are available for the guests at Banner Elk Best Western Plus Mountain Lodge. A 24-hour front desk and a business center are on site. Elk River Club and Golf Course is a 5-minute drive from the hotel. Grandfather Mountain, a nature preserve with hiking and walking trails, is less than 10 miles away.