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Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
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As a frequent visitor to Harrah's Cherokee, I have stayed at many hotels in Cherokee. For some reason, most of them have terrible wifi. The Econo Lodge is an exception. Their wifi is very reliable (though not super fast). The rooms are nice & clean, and the staff is courteous and professional. Highly recommended!

Thank sidmando
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a cute little place. Rooms were large and clean. I recommend not getting a room near the stairs as you can hear lead footed people going up and down. Could also use a microwave in the room if staying for more than a night.

Thank Cindi M
Conway, South Carolina
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48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a great place to stay in Cherokee. Wifi service was great. Staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was more than expected. Convenient to everything with easy in and out of the parking lot. Will stay there again when we are through Cherokee.

Thank Teedle_toot
Stockport, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Just believe it this place is great good comfy bed and clean room very nice and polite staff and it seems they get friendly clients so go for it we will be back also the breakfast is not to bad if not a small area to eat in just try to time it write

Thank jjbls
Auburn, Alabama
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Great if you don't mind hearing people talking in room next to you, above you, and outside your room. Bed uncomfortable. Thin usual towels. Front desk was fine, but we didn't eat breakfast so we can't assess that.

Thank Rick K
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stayed here during a Goldwing Rally. Was very happy with the room. It was clean, and comfortable. The staff was friendly and cooperative. Conveniently located in the center of everything and across from KFC, the movie theater. Will stay again.

1 Thank Barry S
Eastern NC
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174 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

I was here for two days while visiting Cherokee and found this motel to be clean, comfortable, and affordable. The staff was friendly and courteous and always ready to make suggestions of things to see and do, as well as good places to eat. The motel is centrally located in Cherokee and is along side the Oconaluftee River. There is... More 

2 Thank AuntieM64
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62 reviews
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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.

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Roan Mountain, Tennessee
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very nice newer motel. Very clean, good size room and comfortable king size bed. Jackie checked us in and she was very sweet and friendly as was the lady who checked us but I'm sorry to say I didn't get her name. Much better place to stay and more reasonably priced than Bryson City which is only 10 miles away... More 

Thank 1Ladybug07
Weaverville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This brand is not somewhere I would normally choose to stay but just needed a place to lay my head after a night at a concert. The hotel was extremely clean, well kept and the lady at the desk was so nice and friendly. The hotel is just down the road from the Cherokee museum; a must see, and is... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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 Road, US Hwy 19, Cherokee, NC 28719
Region: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
Price Range: $87 - $194 (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 Romantic Hotel in Cherokee
#5 Family Hotel in Cherokee
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“Get a room away from stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles CindiM538, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all good but remember there is no !lift so if you don't like stairs pick a ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles jjbls, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“116 King bed.”
 of 5 bubbles barrys582, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“choose 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles letiadg1, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Upper rooms are a little cheaper but the stairs weren't too bad.”
 of 5 bubbles wandar816, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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