Below is a list of places we stayed during our 2014 Thru-hike. They are not all the hostels/hotels available on the trail, just where we chose to stay. The reviews are based on first hand personal experience only.

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Hiker Hostel

Hiker Hostel

Hiker Hostel Dahlonega

Blood Mountain Cabins Neels Gap

Budget Inn Hiawassee

Blueberry Patch Hiawassee

North Carolina:

Budget Inn Franklin

Nantahala Outdoor Center Bryson City

Laughing Heart Hostel Hot Springs

Greasy Creek Friendly Bakersville

Laurel Trading Post Devil’s Fork Gap


Blueberry Patch Hostel

Blueberry Patch Hostel

Hemlock Hollow Greenville

Uncle Johnnys Erwin

Mountain Harbour Hostel Roan Mountain

Kincora Hiking Hostel Hampton


Woodchuck Hostel Damascus

Fort Bastion Bastion

Woods Hole Hostel Sugar Run Gap

Plaza Motel Pearisburg

Four Pines Hostel Catawba

The Doyle Hotel

The Doyle Hotel

Middle Creek Campground Fork Mountain

Terrapin Station Hostel Chester Gap

Bears Den Hostel Bluemont

West Virginia:

Econo Lodge Hotel Harpers Ferry


Ironmasters Mansion Pine Grove SP Gardners

The Doyle Hotel Duncannon


Bearded Woods Bunk and Dine Falls Village


Green Mountain House Hiker Hostel Manchester

Green Mountain House

Green Mountain House

Hikers Hostel at Yellow Deli Rutland

New Hampshire:

Hikers Welcome Hostel Glencliff

Chet’s Place Lincoln

White Mountain Lodge & Hostel Shelburne


Pine Ellis Lodging Andover

Lakeshore House Monson

Appalachian Trail Lodge Millinocket