Mountain Harbour

Mountain Harbour Bed & Breakfast and Hostel, nestled in the heart of Roan Mountain, Tennessee, has been an esteemed haven since its inauguration in 2003. Envisioned as a sanctuary for Appalachian Trail adventurers, our establishment has dedicated itself to providing an exceptional experience for all our guests. Whether you choose the comfort of our cozy Hostel or the charm of our Bed & Breakfast, our commitment remains unwavering—to cater to your needs. We offer an array of services, from convenient shuttles to Carvers Gap for hiking enthusiasts to savoring our delectable Famous Burgers straight from our Food Truck. Yet, our crowning jewel remains our World Famous Breakfast, a cherished highlight that tantalizes taste buds and warms hearts. Above all, our paramount objective is to ensure that every guest feels the warmth of welcome, akin to the familiarity of their own home. Picture a front porch where the swing sways rhythmically, inviting conversations, and rocking chairs that offer solace amidst the serene mountain vistas. At Mountain Harbour, creating cherished memories is our specialty.

Henry Hiker at Mountain Harbour Bed & Breakfast and Hostel


Effective May 1, 2022    Breakfast will be $15.95 +tax

Pet Friendly Hostel
Serving Hikers Since 2003

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Nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in East Tennessee, the Mountain Harbour Hostel beckons weary travelers with its rustic allure and serene surroundings. Situated beside the tranquil Buck Creek and a mere stone’s throw from the famed Appalachian Trail, this charming retreat offers a haven for hikers seeking respite and rejuvenation.

Originally erected in 1904, the hostel exudes a timeless ambiance, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the authentic essence of the Appalachians while enjoying modern comforts. The ten cozy accommodations, each adorned with fresh linens and towels, provide a welcoming sanctuary after a day of exploration on the trail.

For those chilly mountain nights, a wood-burning stove stands ready to offer warmth and comfort, creating an inviting atmosphere for relaxation and camaraderie. The common area below invites guests to gather, cook a hearty meal, or simply unwind, fostering a sense of community among fellow travelers.

Whether you’re seeking solace by the murmuring Buck Creek, reconnecting with nature along the Appalachian Trail, or savoring the simplicity of mountain life, the Mountain Harbour Hostel is a serene retreat offering a perfect blend of rustic charm and modern amenities for travelers on their journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Appalachians.

“I’ve stayed in their hostel on three separate occassions. This is undoubtedly one of the jewels of the AT. Mary is outgoing and a pleasure to visit. The hostel is great for section hikers such as my group. We plan to return each year for our traditional Roan Mountain hike.”
Brian S.




Nestled amidst the enchanting landscape of Mountain Harbour, our treehouse offers a secluded and romantic escape perched 15 feet above the ground. With its charming exterior deck, inviting French doors, and a cozy queen-sized bed, this elevated hideaway promises a tranquil haven, ideal for unwinding and enjoying leisurely moments amidst nature’s embrace. Whether it’s a serene afternoon of relaxation or an intimate getaway, our treehouse is a secluded retreat where serenity meets romance amidst the treetops.


Shuttle Service

At Mountain Harbour Bed & Breakfast and Hostel, guest satisfaction is our top priority. That’s why our year-round shuttle service is here to cater to your needs. Offering safe, comfortable, and punctual transport, our Shuttle Service ensures seamless access to various Appalachian Trail trailheads across our area. Whether you’re embarking on a weekend hike through the stunning Roan Highlands from Carver’s Gap or planning an epic journey starting at Sam’s Gap, count on us to get you there, facilitating your trail adventures with ease and convenience.

“I stayed in the hiker hostel while thru hiking SOBO in 2011. This was the best breakfast I’ve ever had! I dream of returning someday and reliving that experience!
The owners are very friendly and helpful, and the accommodations for hikers are very comfortable!”
Emily “JTree”


The Food Truck at Mountain Harbour Bed & Breakfast and Hostel


The Kitchen

Indulge in delectable delights at The Kitchen, open seasonally at Mountain Harbour to delight our guests’ taste buds. Famous for our sumptuous breakfast, our food truck doesn’t disappoint for lunch and dinner, offering an equally enticing menu. From mouthwatering custom burgers and flavorful wings to savory chicken dishes and daily specials, every bite meets the high-quality standards synonymous with our renowned breakfast offerings. Treat yourself to a culinary experience that promises satisfaction and culinary excellence at every meal.