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Teddy Bear Motel & Restaurant

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was driving by, and saw this clearly abandoned motel. Delightfully creepy. I had to stop, and would have liked to look around, but there were lots of places for people to lie in wait... Also, the air smelled like death. Wildlife, or the last passerby who wanted to get out and look around? I didn't stay to find out.

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This place is obviously closed and currently a squatters paradise. There was trash and furniture tossed all over the parking lot. Police tape across a lot of the doors. Scary messages taped to some of the other doors. Needles on the sidewalk and the list goes on. There was actually blood splatter on one of the hotel doors. It was...

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Willis, Michigan
Reviewed 13 August 2014

The motel is for sale and apparently they are not overly concerned with current customers. The sign on the lobby door said go to room 118 or the restaurant to rent a room. The "restaurant" was a room filled with slot machines and no food. The young man working the counter had to make two phone calls to get instructions...

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1Thank Amy C
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Went back to the Teddy Bear and the Old owners are back and the rooms smell and it is not the same as it was. Yuk

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lexington, nc
Reviewed 29 July 2011

My husband, children and I stayed here the last two nights. The hospitality was the best I have ever seen. I work at hotel as an assistant manager, so I know the value of good customer service. All the staff was friendly and extremely helpful. The value here was also incredible. For the cost of one night anywhere, four of...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 30 August 2010

We stayed at the Teddy Bear Motel because it is right by Smoky Moutain National Park but far enough away to not be inendated by other tourists. The scenery was stupendous and I was glad to have dinner at the same location. The food was pretty darn good too. The hospitality made me feel like is was visiting with cousins...

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Three minutes to downtown Cherokee, four minutes to Harrah's Cherokee Casino. Large clean rooms, quiet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Teddy Bear Motel & Restaurant

Address: US HWY 19 South, 6281 Ela Road, Whittier, NC 28789
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Whittier
Price Range: $70 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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“Do not go inside the rooms. You might die.”
 of 5 bubbles T5946FMalexh, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a room near the unmanned office on the ground floor. It was quiet all evening and night.”
 of 5 bubbles AmyC919, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
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