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River's Edge Motel
Ranked #6 of 28 Hotels in Cherokee
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I choose this motel because it was on the river and had a balcony to relax and enjoy the water. Room was very clean. Didn't realize that this was off the main casino area. If you are going to casino and main street in Cherokee, you will have to drive. Parking probably an issue during peak season. Parked diagonally in front of room and vehicle rear was about 1 foot from the road. Had to watch traffic while getting luggage out. This is an older hotel but was very clean.

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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Unless you're gambling, the main reason to be in Cherokee is the native Indian culture, and this motel is ideally situated.
As a bonus it sits on the river, and has balconies. And is walking distance to the tourism, and importantly a breakfast mom and pop shop.
We had a misunderstanding on our booking - probably our fault, but they were able to offer us a solution, so that helped too.

If we were to stay in Cherokee again I can't think of any reason why we wouldn't make a booking here. the 3 star rating reflects the amenities, not the service, nor quality

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the night while attending the motorcycle rally in Cherokee. After reading the reviews decided to give it a try. Was very happy the room was very comfortable and clean. All rooms have balconies overlooking the river. Room had tv fridge hair dryer but no microwave but overall very nice would definitely recommend

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Can't believe we paid that much for what we got. Toilet was not bolted to the floor, room smelled terrible, spiders in the tub and all this for $175 a night, what a joke. Will definitely not stay there again.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Where to begin? This was one of my most pleasant hotel stays anywhere. The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating. The room was clean and comfortable. The view off the deck is nothing short of incredible. It overlooks the coldest water I've ever taken a dip in. The location is prime as well. There are several places to eat and shop with a short walk. The parkway is just about a mile drive up the road as well. Great place. I highly recommend and I will be returning again one day.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We will be back. The room was very clean, beds were comfortable and the staff was friendly. Walking distance to a lot of attractions & the balcony overlooking the river was great. Wish it were less expensive but we would certainly stay there again.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Excellent stay beautiful surroundings and wonderful people to deal with. The rooms were spotless and anyting we needed we got or told the best places to get it. Can guarantee we'll be back and it will be the River's Edge for sure. We stayed 2 days but on my return it'll be longer for a wonderful time in the mountains. They're only getting a 5 cause there ain't no 6!!!!

Stayed: July 2017
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Additional Information about River's Edge Motel

Address: 1026 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9217
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Cherokee
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Cherokee
#3 Romantic Hotel in Cherokee
Price Range: $108 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — River's Edge Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Recently remodeled and located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, River's Edge has everything to offer. You can sit on your own private balcony overlooking the Oconaluftee River, or just step out the door to choose from convenient restaurants, stores, and attractions. ... more   less 
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