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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've stayed at this KOA over 50 times in the past 20 years. It used to be a yearly tradition for my fall birthday. The last ten years we've rented the deluxe cabins. Enjoyed them up until two years ago. The first bad stay was my daughters 7th birthday party. We rented three cabins and invited friends to come along.... More

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights in August in a tent - a family of four. Our biggest problem with this KOA was the site we were situated on. It was the only tent site in the area, located right next door to the doggie 'toilet'. Essentially, we were surrounded by RVs and people came over to our space to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in a basic camping cabin with a double bed and bunk beds. We are a tent camping family but wanted to give the cabin a try. The place was great for what we wanted. The bathrooms were clean and the staff went above and beyond to create a great experiece. The amenities and grounds made a... More

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our stay, the campground was nearly full. We had a cabin and the accommodations were nice. The linens were provided in ours, but there was no dish washing soap. This would be a nice touch. The camp ground store is well stocked, but prices are expensive. For example, a half gallon of milk was $4.18! But that is the... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surrounded by the great smokey mountains, great campfire smell and clear little mountain creek running on edge of property...gives you that mountain feeling for sure..large koa...some sight back up to river I'd you reserve early enough. Downside for some and not for others...it's filled with kids running everywhere. If that's not for you, don't go when schools out..an easy drive... More

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in our RV at the Cherokee, NC KOA for the first time. Great staff and great place for relaxing. We didn't have any kids with us but those around us that had kids didn't have any problems keeping the kids busy with all the activities on site available.

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Hinesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed at a back-in site at the pond and enjoyed our stay. Lots of stuff to do for families...I.e. Movie night , cool-out etc. the outdoor pool looked dirty but it was also packed with kids. We did not have WI-fi or cellphone service for our entire stay.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We made our reservation for this past week in March. We explained what we needed for a site in a forty minute phone call. Since we'd paid for our stay in advance all we had to do was show up and check in. They obviously didn't pay attention to our needs. Upon our arrival we were sent not escorted to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Nice KOA. Just a couple of things to get used too: No internet coverage and no hot showers before the bathrooms are cleaned in the morning. Beautiful location. Very peaceful. Many activities for kids, two nice pools, bike rentals and pick-up and drop off for tubing on the river.

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Easley, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had the pleasure of staying 6 days in Cherokee at the KOA. Loved the campgrounds and the surrounding area. The campground is currently under going some renovations and some updates. The only one that actually affected us was the water connections. The old ones leak but didn't cause any inconvenience to our water pressure or our campsite. We were... More

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

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What a location! The Cherokee/Great Smokies KOA is bordered on one side by the serene Raven Fork River and on the other side by three tribal trout ponds. It lies just across the road from Great Smoky Mountains National Park and 1 mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway. From almost anywhere on the KOA's grounds, take in 360-degree mountain views. The resort kampground offers Kamping Kabins, Kottages and Lodges, large RV sites, tent sites and tepees. This KOA is ideal for the biggest group gatherings with year-round indoor and seasonal outdoor pools and hot tubs, food service, an island pet walk, an outdoor movie-cinema, a Jumping Pillow and adventure mini golf. Kampers enjoy the shuttle to area attractions and events too numerous to count. Check online for special events, theme weekends and seasonal activities. ... more   less 
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