Welcome to Guesthouse Lost River

Dining and Cocktails

Pool & Cocktails: Friday & Saturday click here for more info

Dinner: Friday, Saturday click here for reservations!

Lunch: Friday & Saturday no reservations needed




2024 Entertainment Calendar

Welcome to Guesthouse Lost River

Welcome to Guesthouse Lost River, an extraordinary 18-room inn nestled in the serene mountain landscape of Lost River, West Virginia with dramatic, panoramic mountaintop views and sunsets. As you step onto our picturesque property, you'll be enveloped by the inviting atmosphere that defines Guesthouse Lost River. Our architecture seamlessly integrates with the surrounding wilderness, creating a retreat where modern comfort meets the rugged allure of West Virginia. Our property is situated on over 70 acres of lush mountain terrain, bordering the George Washington National Forest, we provide an idyllic escape for those seeking tranquility and natural beauty. Indulge your senses in our acclaimed restaurant, celebrated by Food and Wine for its cozy ambiance as “West Virginia’s coziest restaurant”. Immerse yourself in the rich flavors of the region, as our chefs skillfully craft dishes using locally sourced ingredients. The intimate dining experience showcases the heart and soul of West Virginia's culinary heritage. Each of our 18 rooms are a haven of comfort and style, offering a unique retreat after a day of exploration. Modern amenities and rustic decor create a warm and inviting atmosphere, ensuring a restful night's sleep. Guesthouse Lost River is not just an inn; it's a sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation. Unwind in our steam sauna, soak in the hot tub, or maintain your fitness routine in our fully equipped gym. Ample comfortable lounging spaces beckon you to lounge and relax, embracing the tranquil beauty that surrounds you. All overnight guests start their day, savoring a complimentary home-cooked country-style breakfast, setting the tone for a day of adventure or leisure. For an extra touch of indulgence, massage services are available on-site (advance booking required), providing the perfect opportunity to unwind and pamper yourself. In the summer months, bask in the sun by our inviting on-site swimming pool, a refreshing oasis amid the natural splendor. Please note that our overnight guests must be 18 or older, ensuring a serene and adult-friendly atmosphere. As evening falls, embrace the rhythm of Guesthouse Lost River with our frequent free live entertainment. Whether it's a local musician, video-DJ, live Drag performance, or another captivating performer, our events add a touch of magic to your stay.

Welcome To The Guesthouse Lost River | DINING


Reservations are strongly encouraged, guests arriving without reservations must wait to be greeted – please click on the Kitchen & Bar tab (above) or call 304-897-5707 to book a table, seating is available indoors in our dining room and bar & lounge as well as outdoors on our patio (seasonal) | seating at the bar is available - first come, first served 



Dinner - Friday & Saturday 5pm-9pm 

Lunch - Saturdays 12pm-3pm 

*Last seating is 30 minutes prior to closing


Pool Access Information

Click this link to review all of our pool information 


 We are pleased to invite guests who are not staying overnight to access our swimming pool at the following times from Memorial Day to Labor Day:

  • Fridays from 1pm-6pm (excluding July 19)
  • Saturdays from 11am -6pm  (excluding July 20)
  • Sundays - we do not offer access on Sundays unless it is a holiday weekend, then 11am-6pm
    • Pool access for guests not staying overnight is $15 per person, paid upon arrival, access can not be purchased in advance, once purchased you must remain on premises (no in/out)
    • Pool access hours are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to suspend pool access for guests not staying overnight at any time.
    • There is also a food & beverage minimum purchase of $25 per person, secured by a credit card.
    • No animals allowed in pool area
    • No outside alcohol or food or water bottles of any kind are allowed in the pool area 

All poolside Lounge chairs are reserved for registered overnight guests use only, we do offer some additional seating around the pool and adjacent patios that you may use while swimming.


All pool guests must be 21 or older, if you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 304-897-5707, we look forward to having you visit with us.


All non-registered guests accessing our swimming pool must sign-in at the front desk upon arrival, pay pool access fees and agree to our policies before accessing the pool area. 


We reserve the right to adjust these guidelines/ regulations without notice.

Memberships and Associations

Guesthouse Lost River

288 Settlers Valley Way

Lost River, WV 26810


Tel: 304.897.5707

Fax: 304.212.2581