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Lloyds on the River Country Inn

5370 Ela Road, Bryson City, NC 28713
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
50 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a really refreshing change from all the corporate chains. Family owned and run, it's in a beautiful location. We arrived here quite late in the day after a long drive, including the Cherohala Skyway, and the welcome was friendly. Rooms were clean and comfortable, but the best thing about them was the lovely terrace overlooking the river....a real... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this room because we were riding The Great Smokey Mountain Railway. Check in was quick and efficient. It was very cozy and clean. Has a deck and picnic tables by the river . We had a great experience staying here and will stay again.

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Brunswick, Georgia, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

really enjoyed this non-corporate hotel on the river. no blow dryers, poor internet, a mix of old and new. i loved every bit of it. good location for wandering to and fro, as we were on our motorcycles. no breakfast, but Bryson is nearby and the Iron Skillet is awesome. if you want a old school place with biker friendly... More

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Morganton, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first time to Bryson City, and while getting my hair done for a wedding the owner talked to my boyfriend & showed him where attractions were! Great clean, intimate place! We most certainly be back to visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

for everyone looking for brand new rooms u aren't going to find that here. I stayed because it has history on historic 441. And for all the happy families that stayed the through the years. this is for people with enough soul to want to stay in a place that isn't like the rest of the world. Im making reservations... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Just 25 rooms in this lovely inn. A throwback to my childhood and such a wonderful stay for my family of 4 recently. Our room, comfortable, clean and exactly where we needed to be. The innkeepers are genuinely the nicest and most accommodating. Yes, if you are looking for perfection... it's not perfect for everyone. But it was perfect for... More

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Charlotte, NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We booked a room here on a recent trip to Bryson City based on Tripadvisor Reviews and I have to say: we were disappointed. Yes, the place is quiet. The view from the backporch is peaceful. The manager was friendly. I appreciate rustic but this place seemed plain uncared for, musty and in desperate need of updating. The décor was... More

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LloydsontheRiver, Owner at Lloyds on the River Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have in fact undergone extensive renovations on 21 of our 25 rooms. You must have been in one of the four we haven't gotten to yet and sorry for that. We wish you would have said something while you were still here as we could have solved any issue you may have had. We... More

Sarasota, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We expected Lloyd’s to be rustic and quaint and, sure, the porch overlooking the river, the swing for 2, the friendliness of the owner, the comfortable bed, all this was great, BUT … our room had supposedly been updated and still so many things needed improvement: the walls were paper-thin and we could hear the neighbors’TV even when the sound... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This was exactly what we were looking for! Retro charm, with modern conveniences - and very, very clean! It's a quick drive into Cherokee or Bryson City and the National Park is close by. It's right on the banks of the river, with a peaceful back porch. We swam in the cool water and sat out there late into the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Stayed there 2 nights and it was enjoyable. The view of the river from our back porch was great. Overall a great time. Close to Bryson city and everything else in the area. They are updating there rooms and we found them to be clean and nice. Would stay there agin next time in the area.

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Address: 5370 Ela Road, Bryson City, NC 28713
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Bryson City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
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Lloyds On The River Country Hotel Bryson City
Country Inn Bryson City
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