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Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA

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92 KOA Campground Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My better half selected this campground because she had camped there with her family years ago and because of its cabins - and because I wanted to go to the mountains. Or maybe because SHE wanted to go to the mountains, I forget how that part went. It may have had nothing to do with me. The campground is nestled... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed at this Koa over Halloween. It was a good place if you have kids. Most of the campers decorated for Halloween and there are a lot of activities. We used it for a home base to visit smokey mountain national park. Great hiking in the national park. A few roads near by are hard to navigate in large... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Spent over $600 to park the RV for an 11-night stay (and that's AFTER the KOA discount!) . Questioned the additional $3.50 nightly "resort fee", which is never mentioned on any document or website, and the manager could only answer that it was "for the pool and other things"! I asked to see the charge in writing - he said... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Been going for years. This year was the biggest disappointment. New manager new rules. Ended up being the most stressful camping trip ever. Some of the employees were rude and hateful. Will NEVER return. Im sure any other campground will gladly take my $150 and treat me and my family with respect.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Stayed in the cabins at this campground! First and foremost, watch your head. Walked into the corner of the cabin when we first got there. Almost knocked me out! The corners are way too low on outside! Be very careful. Cabins were very small and beds and bunks were very uncomfortable! We expected to use the nice outside pool but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My fiance and I went on vacation for 4 days back in March, it was just starting to warm up. Cherokee is my favorite place! It was his first time there at KOA and he loved it too. We stayed in the smaller cabins and ours was very clean. Staff is nice, showers were great. Didn't take long to warm... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I wanted to take a relaxing vacation for a few days, and get away from it all. Ive stayed in KOA cabins all my life, and I knew KOA would be a place to go. I researched about 8 of them, but the one in Cherokee was the best. A day before arriving, I emailed them asking what time are... More 

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Denver, North Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had a tiny cabin with a full size bed and bunk beds. We just stayed one night so it served it's purpose but next time I'll upgrade to a larger cabin, perhaps riverfront. There seems to be lots to do (pools, large trampoline contraption, fishing, etc). Close access to Harrah's, dining and shopping.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Our tent camping experience here was a little like being in steerage on the Titantic. While the pools and play areas were very nice and the RV and pull behind lots were nice the hand full of tent lots were mud holes next to a noisey highway. The showers didnt work and the men's toilets were stopped up for a... More 

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Beech Island, South Carolina
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

was probably the worst camping experience ever. if your looking for a resort style camping then this is for you. it was way too noisy and packed. activity was going on 24 hours a day. seems to be no quiet hours. the campsites are micro sized. we have 2 2 person tents that we had to pitch on the concrete... More 

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Address: 92 KOA Campground Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
Number of rooms: 1
Also Known As:
Cherokee / Great Smokies Koa Hotel Cherokee

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