We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Drama Inn

Expedia.comUS$99*
View Deal
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$99*
US$99*
US$99*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Professional photos
Drama Inn
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}}}
Add Photo Write a Review

85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 85: English reviews
Start your review of Drama Inn
 Click to rate
Salisbury, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wife, myself, son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter rented 2 rooms on the 2nd level overlooking the river and it was nice and relaxing. Rooms were clean, quiet and beds were really comfortable. Would definitely stay again.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sydsyl
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Delightful staff, great location (great walking distance to important places), and sweet alarm clocks! I could sit on the deck for hours enjoying the Oconoluftee River and her lovely foul. If you are lucky, you will have the elk or deer come down the river as well!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Raye R
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Rooms were clean and had a great view of the river. Front desk was very friendly and enjoyed drinking coffee in the morning on the porch while looking at the river and ducks. Was convenient to the casino, does not offer breafast

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Joel W
Hickory, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Front desk was friendly; rooms clean, nice view of the waters and ducks, cozy little place. Quaint and peaceful. Just relaxing. Downfall/s: drink and ice machine way down on end; no fridge/microwaves.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Penny B
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Dont try and change your plans if you can't get there in time, they'll never refund your money. She had a bad attitude when I tried to cancel our stay because we couldn't make our reservation and billed us regardless of not staying a night. The office closes early, so we couldn't get in touch with anyone when we attempted...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank nicholaseturner
Pasadena, Maryland
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We always stay at the Drama when we visit Cherokee. The location on the river is relaxing and beautiful. The Inn has rockers on the back decks to just sit back and enjoy the river views. The rooms are slowly being updated which is a positive move.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank swengert
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I planned a last minute trip to Cherokee and had some friends that told me Drama Inn was the place to stay. The staff at the front desk was very friendly. The rooms are in need of updating, but it was clean and the Inn is located near everything. I would stay there again.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lee G
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The Drama needs renovation.If you fish and love The Oconaluftee River your set.The rooms facing the river have a porch that offer endless beauty The owner and staff were very attentive.The location in Cherokee is the best in town for access to the river and Island park.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Edward D
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I went to go see a concert at the casino and we stayed at here. It was fantastic! The front desk was extremely nice and helpful and the room was great! The view of the river was absolutely beautiful! We will definitely be coming back!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kelly F
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Visited over the weekend. The staff is very friendly. However, our room was not all that clean. There were clothes left in the drawer from people before us (see pics). I go into the bathroom and there is a dirty face cloth (in pic on bathroom floor) that was left hanging over the shower. The pillows are extremely thin. The...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kacie555

34 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (34)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (22)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Cherokee hotels
0.5 km away
Rolling Hills Lodge
Rolling Hills Lodge
#4 of 28 in Cherokee
98 reviews
1.6 km away
Smoky Mountain Inn & Suites
1.7 km away
Quality Inn
Quality Inn
#11 of 28 in Cherokee
263 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.2 km away
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cherokee
2.1 km away
Great Smokies Inn
Great Smokies Inn
#14 of 28 in Cherokee
200 reviews
1.3 km away
Comfort Suites
Comfort Suites
#9 of 28 in Cherokee
265 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Drama Inn is a historic motel nestled on the bank of the Oconaluftee River. There are rooms with balconies overlooking the river with rocking chairs at every room to relax and enjoy the view. If fishing is your thing you'll love our easy access to the river. We are located directly across from the ceremonial grounds in downtown Cherokee and within walking distance of the Unto These Hills drama, river tubing,restaurants, souvenir shops and many more. We are also 1 mile from Harrahs Cherokee Casino. Come experience Cherokee in a new way ! (UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT AS OF OCTOBER 23 2014) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drama Inn

Address: 462 Tsali Boulevard, US 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Cherokee
Price Range: $146 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Drama Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 45
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Hotwire, Travelocity and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Drama Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Drama Hotel Cherokee
Drama Motel Cherokee
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Drama Inn staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Drama Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“2nd floor provides balcony rooms overlooking the Oconoluftee River and it's lovely foul!”
163rayer, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the river”
swengert, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms over-looking the river are awesome.”
leegD5002NA, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Check your room before the office closes.”
elizabetht630, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for private deck, they only have 1 but you can enjoy the beauty.”
tinkerbly20, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Expedia.com
US$99* /night
View Deal
Orbitz.comUS$99
TripAdvisorUS$99
TravelocityUS$99
View all 7 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates