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Econo Lodge Cherokee

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had spent a night here last month. the stay was simple and the hotel is fairly new with everything I needed. The breakfast was pretty decent and exceeded my expactation. The cost is reasonable. I would recommended it

Thank Yuanxi Z
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were only in Cherokee one night and the bed was very comfortable. It was a nice quiet stay. We walked the streets to visit some shops and found a place get a quick bite of supper. Would stay again.

2Thank ftball72
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Greenville, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had Harrah's Casino on our bucket list. The rooms were clean. The breakfast was good as well. We were there mid-week so local stores didnt stay open past 5. Bummer. Otherwise, nice visit to the area.

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Tampa Bay
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I chose this hotel because I could get a room with three double beds, to accommodate five people. The beds made efficient use of the room space, but it was a bit awkward to have one bed just inside the door and another just outside the bathroom door. The beds were quite comfortable and had three pillows each. The heating/cooling...

Thank karofl1
Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Took a blind leap staying here and was pleasantly surprised. The room was very clean compared to many hotels I have stayed in. The staff was friendly and location and price was great. We missed the "breakfast" so can't say if that was any good but it is offered with stay.

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We booked a few months in advance, got 4 nights for a little over $200 in March for a King suite with mini fridge and TV! Room and lobby were both very clean, well kept. No complaints whatsoever. Staff was helpful and friendly. The location couldn't be better right at the foot on 441N into the national park. You're in...

2Thank Alexander B
South Carolina
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stay one night. Very clean and please with room. AC/Heat good unit, bed slept very good , we brought our own pillows from home though,Continental breakfast, free wifi. Near the river, fishing is a plus nearby, close to Casino,

Thank safetynet
Rome, Georgia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Front desk staff was great, room was a little musty but was clean. We have stayed at several local hotels in Cherokee and the mattresses were so old you could feel the springs in them. Not the case with this hotel - beds were comfortable and bedding was clean. My only issue was where the heater is located in the...

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I don't know where to start. Jackie at the front desk is really a sweet lady. She was working the holidays and had a super good attitude. Very helpful with any questions. The rooms are always clean. Ive stayed a lot here. Duran who works the front desk is also another good guy. The staff is never rude, rooms always...

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is a well kept up motel, BUT the internet and "free Breakfast" is a joke!!! We did not expect a LUXURY motel, but when there is no chain on door on the outside one or on the ADJOINING room door!!!!! . I have paid less to stay in a NICE hotel.

Thank LADY3824

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Econo Lodge nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains is a conveniently located hotel in the downtown area on the Cherokee Indian Reservation adjacent to the Oconaluftee River and is minutes from most of the areas popular attractions like Harrahs Casino, Paula Deen's resturant, The Cherokee Indian Museum, Oconaluftee Indian Village, Unto These Hills a powerful outdoor drama that brings to life the tragic history of the Cherokee people, Oconaluftee Island Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Other points of interest include: Santa's Land. Cherokee Bear Zoo. Cherokee Fun Park Tubing on the River. Fontana Dam, Deals Gap (Tail of the Dragon), Cataloochee Ski Area, Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountain Railway. Come stay with us and enjoy being in walking distance to restaurants and many shops with a theater complex just across the street from the Econo Lodge. Activities include tubing, world class trout fishing, bonfires and picnicking on the river. The Econo Lodge is also just 30 minutes away from Western Carolina University. Guests of this Cherokee, NC hotel are invited to enjoy many great amenities like free fresh coffee, free wifi, free local calls and a free deluxe continental breakfast. Business travelers will appreciate the access to copy/fax services and free wifi. Traveling families will enjoy our larger family suites. All of our spacious guest rooms come equipped with coffee makers, hair dryers, cable television with free Showtime and refrigerators. Handicapped accessible, smoking and non smoking rooms are available. Whether traveling for business or pleasure the Econo Lodge hotel offers a convenient location, relaxing accommodations and affordable rates to everyone visiting the Cherokee area. Our friendly staff looks forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Cherokee

Address: 20 River Rd, US Hwy 19, Cherokee, NC 28719-9771
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Cherokee
Price Range: $90 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Cherokee 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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Cherokee Econo Lodge
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#5 Family Hotel in Cherokee
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cherokee
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“Second floor was nice and quiet, no one above you”
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“116 King bed.”
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