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Newfound Lodge

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Reviewed 8 January 2012

Newfound Lodge is not upscale, but is charming in a rustic way. The staff is friendly and the rooms are worn but clean. You have a coffee pot, a small fridge, and a private baloney overlooking the beautiful Oconaluftee River with two rocking chairs to watch the tubers float by. I have found that the majority of the hotels in...

5Thank GeorgiaSunSet
Clover, South Carolina
Reviewed 24 August 2011

we stayed for 2 nights on the upper level on a night when the place was completely booked but it was quiet and we really enjoyed it. We ended up staying another night due to car problems and decided that is our place for future cherokee visits. As an added bonus...we left property behind that was sent to our home...excellent...

6Thank Nancy G
Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Can't beat Newfound Lodge for the price! Great balconies overlooking the Oconaluftee River with rocking chairs! If you're looking for luxury....this ain't it.....If you're looking for nice, clean, comfortable place to stay...this IS it! Close to restuarants, GSM National Park, & "Unto These Hills". My son-in-law & I used it as our 'base camp" for 3 days of trout fishing....

6Thank flycrazy
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2011

We travel to the Cherokee area at least twice a year, sometimes more. The Newfound Lodge is my absolute favorite part of the stay. It is a seasonal motel, locally owned and older, but always clean. I have zero complaints from the many yrs we have stayed. The rooms at Newfound Lodge are larger than a usual motel room, bedding...

4Thank wolfpack4ever
Conway, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 August 2011

My brother and I checked into the Newfound Lodge on the evening of July 29, 2011. There were only three smoking rooms available at that time. We do not smoke, but because we had not reserved a nonsmoking room we had to take a smoking room. It seemed to be a busy weekend with not many vacancies in the Cherokee...

4Thank vh123_11
Harrisburg, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 July 2011

If you are not expecting the accommodations of the Marriott or Hilton this is a great place to stay. It is an older hotel with character and marvelous scenery. We really enjoyed sitting in the rocking chairs on our private balcony looking over the river talking, reading and just enjoying the Bluejays that hopped from tree to tree. I have...

2Thank bdbrackett
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 8 July 2011

the setting is beautiful, but the motel is old and dank. This was my first trip to Cherokee, so I didn't know what I was getting. Now I do. I won't stay in this place again. The front desk was helpful with a small issue we had, but the waas just dark, old and dirty. I would NEVER walk barefoot...

1Thank lola103
Perdido Beach, AL
Reviewed 20 June 2011

After all of our things got soaked in our tent at the nearby Smokemont Campground (great campground, by the way), we sought the comfort of the Newfound Lodge. Instead we were very disappointed by old stained sheets (even found a bug in one bed) and an unpleasant smelling room. Even though the Newfound Lodge boasts their riverfront view (small balcony...

2Thank cariemer
new orleans, louisiana
Reviewed 19 June 2011

Nothing fancy at all. They let me check out early because of rain. Liked the balcony to hear the river. Book only if your single and on a budget. Almost at the entrancet to Smokey Mt NP. I stole the internet from hotel across the street. You did have to go over there. I sat in their swing and played...

Thank qtrready
Saint Matthews, SC
Reviewed 14 October 2010

Room was nothing fancy, but was clean and neat (king size bed with sitting area, loveseat and tv)! Porch overlooking the river with rocking chairs was very relaxing! Will recommend and will definitely stay here again!

1Thank lynnwith2ns

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Newfound Lodge

Address: 1192 Tsali Blvd, Highway 441 N., Cherokee, NC 28719-7200
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Cherokee
Price Range: $57 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 72
Also Known As:
Newfound Hotel Cherokee
Newfound Motel Cherokee
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Cherokee
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“They are all good. I like the ground floor.”
JEwing4, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room on the first floor.”
sleary1961, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms have deck outback that overlook creek!”
bettsinfla2, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All room about the same. 2nd floor has best view of river.”
BellJB, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 111 and absolutely loved it!!”
ramseyt71, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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