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Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA

92 KOA Campground Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Hinesville, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Apopka, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here June 30- July 3. The facility is in a beautiful location and it was a very relaxing stay. Lots of stuff for the kids to do. The site was level and large and had a large concrete pad so set up was easy. A nice firepit with a grill top was at the site. We found the... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just went for 4th of July. This was our first trip to any KOA campground, we are used to camping at state parks, with a bit more privacy. The campsite was very family friendly, and TONS of amenities, close to Cherokee and Mingo falls, plenty to do on the campground. The bathrooms were clean, and private. My biggest complaint, too... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Family of 5 stayed in this campground for three nights. We were disappointed that they had to cancel a movie night for no reason. Their wifi was so-so. Big plus- they do have a nice pool and on the river, it was really nice but very cold in May. Their price was kinda over priced for the tent with no... More

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Walhalla, South Carolina, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My husband and I have camped at this campground for years, this trip was most probably our last. The lady at check in was rude and condescending, the wifi is a false advertisement as was the cable TV. We paid for a deluxe river front site, and it was pretty and on the river, but that was about it.

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Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have been going to Cherokee Great smoky Mountains KOA for 35 years. It is still a great place but Owner or Management has gone down hill. Way over price and is NOT a 5 star KOA anymore! SEVERAL Showers were out of order, leaving a long line & No Hot Water. Faults adverting about having 5 pools. They only... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My 6 yr old son and I stayed for 4 days and we loved it! New KOA fan! Very safe community feel, friendly staff and many surprising amenities. Clean Kabin and a few single bathrooms. Kabin had outlets for our personal heaters and coffee pot. At night it was so pretty to hear the river as we sat in the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This was our second visit to the Cherokee KOA and it was another great experience. Staff was friendly and helpful. After arriving we discovered the site we booked was not the site we wanted. We were able to quickly change sites without question or hassle. Main bath and laundry facility were clean and in working order. Plenty of onsite things... 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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