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Lafayette, Indiana
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84 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We checked out the room before paying, and the employee told me that they would be tearing out the vintage pink tile and green bath fixtures. After staying there, I think they would be wise to put the money into the mattresses instead. The bathrooms are about the only redeeming cosmetic quality in this hotel. The location is great, with... More 

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Thank ArizonaDreaming
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2014

My girlfriend and i were staying there while i worked in sylva, left one evening for 2 hours and came back to a completely empty room. Every belonging we had was gone even our dirty clothes to the night light she had in the wall. Management said it was my fault because the window was open, and i didnt open... More 

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4 Thank Znash87
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The creek runs right behind the motel. I left the back window open all night so I could hear the water flowing. It is very soothing. WIFI is free - no password. Management is anxious to please. It is an older building that the new owner is fixing up little by little, so don't expect perfection.

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3 Thank Ed G
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Got room week at a time for work stayed 3 weeks couldn't get no one to clean room.they say they will but don't. Moved hotels a week later owners wife showed up at my job wanting money for damages to room $800.I didn't know what she was talking about she said she was calling the law.I said ok.she left and... More 

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8 Thank ftw4201979
Waxhaw, NC
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2012

We were in the area for the big Old Mountain Jug football game between App State and Western. There were no hotels, inns, cabins available for miles and miles. Which will say something for this place being available. I have read that some people got a room here for $40 a night, we had to pay $80 because of this... More 

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1 Thank LMAZZWaxhaw_NC
Roanoke, Virginia
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2012

I was in Sylva & Cullowhee for business. It was late and I did not want to have to drive all the way back up to Asheville. I had a travelers coupon for this place, so I checked it out. At first glance, I was not thrilled. It was right off the main road, plus a railroad track was about... More 

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2 Thank DMtraveler58134
Apopka, Florida
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75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2011

Sure, it looks a little sketchy, but the room was clean, management was nice, and it's got a cool spot next to the creek. I enjoyed reading next to the water. As far as the room, I found no major problems, and it was clean and neat. The fit and finish/detail weren't great, but hell-for 40 bucks you can't beat... More 

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1 Thank Joshua C
Atlanta, Georgia
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102 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2011

Another place I found using a coupon from a travel magazine from a highway rest area. The price with the coupon was under $40.00. Even with the good price when I first drove up to the motel I drove past because it looked a little sketchy. I mustered up enough courage to drive back and actually inspect a room. To... More 

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north carolina
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57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2011

booked 2 nights on credit card, when we arrived they only had us for one night but conveiniently had another room at a hotel 30 miles away owned by same family. would not refund our money. room was musty and smoky. linens were old and needing replacing burn holes in bed spread and curtains. this is a rat hole that... More 

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Thank nchungryman
charlotte
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2010

The manager at this Economy Inn has to be the sweetest most friendly person I have ever met in the hotel business and that says a lot. I work for a 4 star hotel and travel extensively. The room was immaculate, very inexpensive and quite comfortable. We had a last minute emergency that caused us to need the room and... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking

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Address: 940 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5209
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Jackson County > Sylva
Number of rooms: 20
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“I personally liked the retro bathrooms. Some rooms have vinyl, some have carpet.”
 of 5 bubbles ArizonaDreaming, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Don't let the first appearance discourage you. At least ask to see a room. Not a Hampton, but better than some national chains.”
 of 5 bubbles DMtraveler58134, 16 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Bargain for the 39.95 "special price"”
 of 5 bubbles firemanjosh_c, 24 Jun 2011 | Read review
“ask to inspect your room before checking in”
 of 5 bubbles thetinman56, 24 Jun 2011 | Read review
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