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Econo Lodge Cherokee

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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast Available
Golf Course
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located


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68Somewhat walkable
Grade: 68 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 1 km
10Attractionswithin 1 km
60Room tips
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Room was clean, stocked appropriately and the staff was very friendly. Location was in a quiet area, yet close enough to the casino. The ability to walk downtown is a good perk. All in all in we were pleased with our stay.
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Harrahs' was all booked-up so I stayed here one night and used my Choice Hotel points. Old style motor inn with all outside entrance rooms. My room was clean, but there were a few high cobwebs that I had to knock down over the bed. Sheets and bed were clean, and I had a good
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,Welcoming office and breakfast room. Clean and comfortable room, with table and chairs, fridge but no microwave. Walking distance to many shops. Park across the street. Lots of Cherokee culture to experience in the area. Great price for a fall foliage trip.
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Oct 26th, 2018. We arrived a little early, we stopped in on our way to Bryson City, but was allowed to do paper work so we could be ready to go to our room when we got back. Staff was very friendly and room was clean. Beautiful mountain view. Great nights sleep, very quite.
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It was very clean and close to everything. The staff is very friendly, and they recommended several great places to eat. You can walk to all the shops and the park. They also have free breakfast for all guests. I will stay here again!
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Lots of hot water
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Is there a shuttle from the hotel to the casino?
My room, a first floor end unit with three beds, had a fridge.
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Hi, is it pet friendly, blind dog. Need bottom floor
I do not know BUT would stay somewhere else!!!
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I'm not sure if there is one or not. I don't remembering seeing one there but I could be wrong.
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"Rooms on the end have the window to the side with a better view of the mountains."
"No elavators if walking limited ask dor first floor."
"We loved the rooms facing the river."
"top floor has access to rocking chairs"
"rooms near desk are great very quite"
US$68 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsCherokee
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