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Pilot Cove
5.0
Based on 208 reviews
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david vance
david vance
14:19 01 Apr 20
My son and I stayed at Pilot Cove last week for a mountain bike vacation in Pisgah Forest. It was exactly as advertised: clean, modern, close to trailheads. It had comfortable beds, a spacious porch, washer/dryer. Kitchen has everything you need if you want to cook in but you are also close enough to Brevard if you want to head out. Sweet little trail system also available right on the property. The Pilot Cove team is awesome, great customer service...you will not be disappointed.
Sandy Frederick
Sandy Frederick
16:29 16 Mar 20
Great stay! Easy booking and check-in, Syl touched base by phone beforehand. Clean, modern cabins with all the needed conveniences. We're not bikers, but enjoyed the quiet, remote feeling of being at Pisgah National Forest, while actually being minutes from town.
Aaron Bensen
Aaron Bensen
16:41 05 Mar 20
Pilot Cove has the best cabins in an ideal location. The cabins are very clean with an open floor plan and each has a great view. The location is ideal for exploring Pisgah National forest and only 40 minutes to Asheville. The only reason it gets 4 stars from me is the bike trail on site was kind of sketchy.
Jessy Levers
Jessy Levers
15:00 03 Mar 20
If you want a glorious little cabin with trails that will make your body super fit then this is your place to be! I LOVED it at pilot cove it was quiet and you could actually see the stars the light pollution was practically non existent! Great place for the kids and it even has a hammock!!! Definitely going again!
Robert Thompson
Robert Thompson
16:57 07 Feb 20
I have stayed at Pilot Cove 5 times now. Each time has been a great experience with amazing and clean cabins tucked on the mountain side in the woods. The owners are terrific and easy to deal with. I met them at Windrock Bike park while their son was riding in a DH race event a few years back and we have been coming up ever since.
Brian Parada
Brian Parada
18:29 03 Feb 20
Pilot Cove is a great place for a relaxing get away. It feels secluded but is in the heart of everything that makes the mountains worth visiting. There’s great hiking, waterfalls and scenery as well as restaurants, breweries and shopping just a short drive away.
Matt Peterson
Matt Peterson
18:03 21 Jan 20
Awesome stay in the off season, right by everything for mtb. Would definitely stay again.
Eric Bachmann
Eric Bachmann
15:31 15 Jan 20
The cabin was clean and attractive and located in a secluded location. The large deck overlooked a forested hillside. On one side was the Pisgah National Forest and at the bottom of the hill was a Walmart and other shopping. There is no room service or check-in process, but this certainly did not seem necessary.
James miller
James miller
13:06 26 Dec 19
We were very happy with everything at Pilot Cove, the staff was very helpful with all of our needs. A perfect getaway, we would recommend to everyone.
Michael Camero
Michael Camero
19:28 12 Nov 19
The cabins are modern and cozy, also in a great location with wonderful views. We had a great weekend exploring the mountains. We will be return customers. Colin handled our reservation personally and everything went very well. Thanks!!
ARLYN DESIGNS
ARLYN DESIGNS
19:03 07 Nov 19
This was our fifth or sixth stay at Pilot Cove and our first in the new cabins and like every visit, it did not disappoint! As if relaxing on the rear deck overlooking the changing Fall leaves with the mountain vistas beyond in 50 degree weather wasn't perfect enough...then... the Rocking concert began at the on site mountain cove stadium. OMG...what a treat! We stayed four nights and thoroughly enjoyed it, Syl, the property manager stopped by to say hello and make sure everything was good which was a nice personal touch. Gary W
Andrea Noonan
Andrea Noonan
20:39 20 Oct 19
This was our first time to visit Brevard. We were so fortunate to come across Pilots Cove when researching for our vacation. There is not a more perfect location for a mountain biking vacation. So close to Pisgah, DuPont and all the local bike shops. The cabin was clean, functional and well laid out. We will definitely be back.
Jim Wells
Jim Wells
15:04 20 Sep 19
I love this place. Next to everything yet far enough in the mountains to feel like you are on vacation. Excellent place to stay~
Travis Bell
Travis Bell
13:21 18 Sep 19
Amazing place set up ideally for mountain bikers, however, you don't have to be. Just outside of the main street location, it's tucked away in a remote feeling area. The staff is amazing, the communication exceeded expectations, and accommodations were new and well appointed. For the bikers, they have a hose out front and a mud room to store your belongings. They also have rather large decks for either hanging out, hammocks, bike storage, etc. lastly, full kitchen and a great room for hanging out. Highly recommend Pilot Cove!
NewRepublicX
NewRepublicX
14:11 11 Sep 19
Nice new cabin's, ours was a studio. The parking was too short for my truck so they let me park in the extra space next to me as it was not being used by the occupants. Found a large number of mosquitoes in the space upon arrival. Very easily accessible to the surrounding areas, highly recommend especially for the cost.
Becky Keller
Becky Keller
02:10 26 Aug 19
Our family recently stayed at the cabins at Pilot's Cove and found them to be exceptional. The location was convenient to mountain bike trails, waterfall hikes, breweries.... and white squirrels. The cabins were clean and very well kept up. Each cabin had it's own parking place and a safe place to lock bikes. They offered so many great details that set them apart from any other place we have stayed - including a hammock, local coffee, and a refillable growler from the local brewery. We would definitely recommend this cabin to any family staying in the Brevard area.
melissa roberts
melissa roberts
14:32 22 Aug 19
We rented the cabin because our son was going to purpose to his high school sweet heart that weekend! Everything was amazing very clean and comfy. We will be back!
Chris Scott
Chris Scott
02:26 22 Aug 19
Pilot Cove is a must stay if you’re in the Brevard area for some mountain biking. This place was absolutely perfect for a great weekend. We will definitely be back!
Dennis Doody
Dennis Doody
22:12 12 Aug 19
Will be visiting this location again. The staff went above and beyond to ensure our Anniversary weekend was great. Clean and beautiful location.
Richard Anderson
Richard Anderson
01:11 11 Aug 19
Simply amazing, I sincerely hope Pilot Cove can keep up this standard. They have thought of everything. In unit washer and dryer, linens, towels, even pods for the washer, this place is made to enjoy. Close to all sorts of things. I am a mountain biker, but this trip I didn't even bring my bike. Went with my wife and three boys all under ten. We aren't mountain granola vegans either, but all of us agree this was easily a top 3 family vacation of all time, directly as a result of Pilot Cove's supreme quality and cleanliness. I highly recommend.
Joe Menasce
Joe Menasce
20:25 09 Aug 19
Excellent overall! Our sole complaint is the quality of the bedding. The mattress squeaked and was real soft i.e offered no support for the back and showed its age...unless the quality was a factor. Otherwise location, furnishings and prompt service for a problem with A/C were all good and appreciated..
Amy Schroeder
Amy Schroeder
18:40 02 Aug 19
Great location close to trails and town. Pretty views from back deck. Very clean and well maintained. 1BR is perfect size for 2 people to move around.
kelley marfiak
kelley marfiak
16:01 15 Jul 19
Great place to stay with all your gear. So close to everything you want to do and see. We loved the comfy beds and enjoyed the hammock after a hard days play in the mountains.
Brian Smith
Brian Smith
15:39 10 Jul 19
We had a great time - the location is unbeatable! New and clean cabins, very well designed. Unbelievably close to Pisgah! Definitely bike friendly. Highly recommended!
Ashleigh Kiser
Ashleigh Kiser
14:20 10 Jul 19
I wish I could give this place more the 5 stars. I loved everything about our 2 bedroom cabin. It was super clean and just the right amount of room. Even though there is only 1 bathroom the layout is perfect for more than one person. The location is amazing for whatever you would like to do. Close to trails, water activities, dining and shopping. I have lived in the mountains in NC and traveled all over this area and I can assure you this is the place to stay. I will be going back again. I loved the treehouse feel and the hammock was a nice touch. The only suggestion I have is if you have a sensitive to cleaners let them know. The smell when we first arrived was strong from the cleaning products.
Margie Horwitz
Margie Horwitz
14:34 21 Jun 19
Our stay at Pilot Cove exceeded our expectations. The cabin was beautiful and spotless upon check-in. We spent lots of time on the deck, which provided privacy and serenity. The location was prime and the staff was helpful when we requested an air mattress for our son. We will definitely be returning to Pilot Cove.
Kathleen Wegner
Kathleen Wegner
23:30 04 May 19
The location was perfect for us, just a short drive from Asheville Airport. The next day did some hiking and found some wonderful waterfalls. The cottage was very comfortable and well equipped with everything we needed. My morning yoga on the back porch was an added bonus. A perfect stay for exploring and enjoying the great outdoors.
Matt Roth
Matt Roth
12:39 29 Apr 19
A great place to stay when you want to utilize all of what Pisgah has to offer. The cabin was incredibly clean and modern. Fast WIFI in the middle of the forest. Comfortable beds and nice amenities. You really couldn’t ask for much more, and they allow dogs. We really couldn’t be more happy with the lodging and experience provided.
Jon Livengood
Jon Livengood
11:28 01 Aug 17
Wow-o-wow! From the pictures, I new this was going to be a nice place to stay...but when we got there, i quickly realized it exceeded all my expectations. The cabins have great architecture, feel roomy and let in a lot of light. Everything in the cabins were top notch, very high quality... from the furnishings, to the bathrooms, to the artwork on the walls, to the kitchen, to the bed, no complaints here. The deck was very roomy and a great place to enjoy outside while eating breakfast or dinner. I honestly felt completely at home in this cabin. I will certainly be back ( hopefully many times).
Ginny Barber
Ginny Barber
14:26 14 Jun 17
We loved our stay at Pilot Cove! The accommodations were wonderful...clean, well appointed. And the setting was lovely. We especially loved sitting out on the large, private deck, and relaxing. We'll definitely stay here again on our next visit to the area!
Tiffany Mentzer
Tiffany Mentzer
14:09 05 Jun 17
Pilot Cove was a wonderful place for my husband and I to stay & enjoy a quiet week away. The newly built Pilot Cove is beautifully done with all your needs thought of in your cabin. Our cabin was the perfect size with beautiful views. Pilot Cove is situated in an area full of activities (biking, hiking, breweries, shopping and delicious restaurants) while being just far enough away to enjoy quiet. Best part for us was that we could bring our dog to enjoy the beauty of NC too!
Trent Hardin
Trent Hardin
14:38 02 May 17
Absolutely amazing! Love this place! Pilot Cove is located as close to the forest as you can get without pitching a tent and roughing it. The cabins are brand new, charming, well thought out, and with all the comforts of home. I love that we can bike an hike from our front door and come home to relax in our cozy, private retreat in the woods. This is the best get away spot for the outdoor enthusiast I've ever seen. We look forward to enjoying Pilot Cove for years to come.
Jared Kay
Jared Kay
19:40 01 May 17
My wife and I had a wonderful weekend stay at Pilot Cove. The cabins are bright, modern, and very accommodating with all the amenities. The grounds are beautiful and each cabin is tucked well into the woods, essentially nestled within the Pisgah forest. There are fire pits, grills, picnic areas and hiking/biking trails within sight of your front door. We rode the trails on property extensively, as well as biked out to trails in Pisgah, before grabbing food/drinks at the HUB (at the entrance to the property). I even did a nice scenic road ride out to Wolf Creek Lake on Sunday.... all right from the cabin.
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Pilot Cove
5.0
Based on 125 reviews
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Sara Torbert Mullen
Sara Torbert Mullen
2021-10-10T15:40:44+0000
Beautiful location, great town and the cabins were amazing!!
Martin N' Sherri Sellars
Martin N' Sherri Sellars
2021-09-05T21:07:01+0000
Wife and I stayed labor day weekend. Close to everything but you feel like you're away from everything if that makes... sense. Everything you could possibly need are already in the cabins except beer and thats at Ecusta (highly recommend)down the hill, lol. Also apologize to the guests for any yelling and barking they may have heard during the UGA vs Clemson game....Go Dawgs! We'll be back.read more
Alan Splawn
Alan Splawn
2021-08-12T17:50:11+0000
Fantastic units. We stayed in the one bedroom at the top. Like living in a treehouse. With all the hiking and... waterfalls around it was so nice to return to a comfortable unit and bed to recharge for the next days adventure. Loved it.read more
Debra A. King
Debra A. King
2021-08-11T14:42:39+0000
Stayed for a week. Nice accomodations and well equipped. Loved the large deck in the trees! Convenient to Pisgah and... Dupont Forests, downtown Brevard. Ideal location if you like hiking and trail bike riding. Tavern, food trucks, and bike rentals just down the road.read more
Josh Dean
Josh Dean
2021-07-20T12:30:20+0000
5/5 star experience at Pilot Cove. My wife and I stayed there for a couple days as part of our honeymoon. We stayed in... cabin 221 and it was perfect. Super clean, plenty towels and wash cloths, super handy having a washer and dryer, the back deck was really nice and my wife loved the hammock, bed and pillows were super comfy, just an overall great experience there. The cabin was stocked with most everything you could need, even down to paper towels and salt and pepper on the kitchen table. Only one parking spot for cabin 221 and I trailered my motorcycle up with us, but they had a small gravel overflow parking spot where I could park my trailer and bike during our stay. Perfect cabin at a VERY reasonable rate and in a great location. We will definitely be back!read more
Whitney Stewart
Whitney Stewart
2021-07-20T00:41:19+0000
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Beautiful, peaceful, and clean! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Vicky Vicky
Vicky Vicky
2021-07-16T13:00:48+0000
View spectacular Cabin was well equipped with amenities Clean and well taken care of We enjoyed our visit Not sure... why there is no fire ring in drive way...as the fire and grill area was within the forest and covered with heavy vegetation.read more
John Novick
John Novick
2021-07-12T13:24:37+0000
Hidden Gem. Great location Beautiful cabin
Sarah Crockett
Sarah Crockett
2021-07-01T15:33:10+0000
Awesome stay in the efficiency! I would recommend it for sure...it's right next to Looking Glass Falls, Sliding Rock,... Dolly's Ice Cream. It's also clean and the views are epic!!!read more
Rita Benson
Rita Benson
2021-06-23T18:13:03+0000
Great accommodations stocked with everything you need to make your stay comfortable. Awesome views!Convenient location!... Definitely going back to this lovely place.read more
David McAda
David McAda
2021-05-20T18:08:51+0000
We spent three incredible nights at Pilot Cove. The accommodations were comfortable and provided everything we needed... for a long stay. We enjoyed hiking the longer loop trail on site but also took advantage of the quick access to numerous waterfalls and trails in Pisgah National Forest as well as the Blue Ridge Parkway. It was nice to be able to go back to the room for a break. Also found that there were several great places to eat within a few minutes drive. One evening we couldn’t get the TV to work and we diagnosed it as a remote battery problem. The on-site management had fresh batteries at our door in less than 30 minutes. This is a great place to stay whether you are hiking, biking, or just chilling!read more
Susan Perry Holland
Susan Perry Holland
2021-04-23T01:03:23+0000
My husband and I have fallen in love with Pilot Cove! Great accommodations in an area with lots to see and do. We’ve... enjoyed exploring the trails on the property, walking to the Hub and Pisgah Tavern, enjoying great food at Hawg Wild BBQ and tasting local brews at Ecusta Brewing. The cabins are modern and well equipped, all the comforts of home. You are close to both DuPont and Pisgah Forest with access to easy, moderate and difficult trails depending on your preference. Blue Ridge Parkway is just minutes away! Great location!read more
Amy Harding
Amy Harding
2021-02-17T12:51:10+0000
We spent 8 days/7 nights at Pilot Cove. Lane was very accommodating when we added one additional night. The cabin was... perfect and well maintained. Everything one could need is included. The location is perfect for exploring waterfall hikes. The trails at Pilot Cove are also very nice. We’ll definitely be back.read more
Sally Starrfield
Sally Starrfield
2021-01-14T04:38:07+0000
Love this place. Perfect for a getaway with our dogs.
Amy Kiser
Amy Kiser
2021-01-12T06:32:29+0000
Always friendly. Always accommodating. Awesome place to stay due to being convenient, clean, easy access and very close... to local fares.read more
Tim Eichenbrenner
Tim Eichenbrenner
2020-11-24T14:17:12+0000
Nice location at a good price.
Kathie Gibson
Kathie Gibson
2020-10-26T21:42:23+0000
Just perfect. Couldn’t have asked for a better place to spend a long weekend. Convenient to everything but you never... need to leave! We walked down the hill to the coffee truck in the morning and had the most amazing coffee too! We rented #86 which was a 1 bedroom and it was plenty large enough for 4 adults on a girls’ trip. Nothing like sipping champagne in your pjs, watching the Rays in the World Series after a long day hiking!read more
Cheryl Wilson Jaskot
Cheryl Wilson Jaskot
2020-10-23T14:29:54+0000
We spent 5 days and 4 nights. Because I booked so late we had to switch cabins half way through the stay. They were... very accommodating and allowed us to move things early before we headed out for the day. These would be perfect for a family as everything was set up for mud and durability. Cabin conveniently located to town and Pisgah National Forest.read more
Ian Wilds
Ian Wilds
2020-09-22T14:56:58+0000
Great place to stay, great location in general but especially for mountain biking.
Kathy McEwan Helgemo
Kathy McEwan Helgemo
2020-09-07T17:13:21+0000
This is it. The perfect place to stay near everything. It had everything we wanted and more. We are coming back as... soon as possible.read more
Heather Madison Novotny
Heather Madison Novotny
2020-08-26T23:07:24+0000
Everything about Pilot Cove is spectacular. The location is superb! The property is tucked away, quite and private;... yet in the heart of everything you would want to do in the Brevard/Pisgah Forest area. Everything you need is within reach and easy to access, plus it is a mile or so of some top breweries, restaurants and shops. This place is perfect for those who want to relax or want adventure. If you want some outdoor adventures you are coming to the right place. The Pisgah Forest is literally Pilot Coves backyard. We enjoyed hiking, waterfalls, mountain biking and kayaking. The cabins are luxury, eco friendly, clean and the perfect place for a getaway with all the amenities you could ask for. The beds are incredibly comfortable, and we woke up refreshed and ready to explore the property and Brevard! I LOVE the private forest view decks which we enjoyed our morning coffee and I where I practiced yoga each morning. Also they provide Hammocks so its perfect to relax. It comes with everything you need in the kitchen if you choose to stay in and cook; which was great! Comes equipped with washer/dryers as well as detergent which was great for those of you who like to get outdoors and go on adventures. The cabins have AC and blackout curtains as well which provided a great atmosphere and sleep. A special shoutout to Property Manger Syl Neel who went above and beyond to make suer we had a fantastic stay and everything we needed. He truly set the bar for customer service! Pilot Cove is now what I call my "happy place" So much so that after our first visit we were back within a month for a repeat stay. We cannot wait to come back during the fall months and see the beauty the change of season brings.read more
Stacey Navarrete
Stacey Navarrete
2020-08-16T23:04:11+0000
I highly recommend Pilot Cove. We stayed in number 27 and it felt like we were in a tree house and you could hear the... stream below. The cabin itself was beautiful and clean. The custom tables were gorgeous. Just like the photos shown on their website. The porch is amazing. We enjoyed sitting out there watching the rain and thunderstorms at night and coffee in the mornings. Pilot Cove is conveniently located near local breweries, delicious food trucks, downtown Brevard, Blue Ridge parkway, all the waterfalls and outdoor activities you could possibly want. We will definitely be back!read more
Lucy Sackett
Lucy Sackett
2020-07-21T16:42:08+0000
Our long weekend at Pilot Cove was exactly what we needed! We celebrated our anniversary in one of the lovely,... well-appointed cabins on their somehow remote AND convenient mountain property. Great outings and hiking nearby. Thank you Lane, Beth and Syl - we appreciate you.read more
Ashley Wheeler
Ashley Wheeler
2020-07-05T15:01:06+0000
It’s always great to visit Pilot Cove! Special thanks to Bath, Lane, Colin, and Syl, in addition to their wonderful... crew that works behind the scenes! The mountain is beautiful, the accommodations are spotless, the location is convenient to both DuPont and Pisgah. We appreciate the forward communication from the time we book to the time we depart. The PugStars wanted us to convey this: thanks from for providing a wonderful retreat from the “Food Man and the Working Woman”! They need it! ❤️❤️❤️read more
Tori-John Clinton
Tori-John Clinton
2020-06-27T22:48:55+0000
Very clean and immaculate. Pet (dog) friendly accommodation. Private cottages. Close to a supermarket and restaurants.... Close to the parks and downtown.read more

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