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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice KOA. One of the best we have been to. The place is very clean and well taken care of. There are a ton of things for kids and grown ups alike. The sites are all level and they all have picnic tables and fire rings. The staff were all very nice and helpful. The drive... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have 2 young boys and really enjoyed our stay here. We camped in the middle of the campground on a small site. Bathrooms were clean and the pools/hot tubs were nice, although the outdoor pool seemed a little dirty, but it was a busy week. Store was nice, but you have to wait in the same line for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to this KOA for over 20 years. It's a nice place with lots to do just minimal amenities which is ok because your camping. Nice pool, love tubing down the river! For the price that you pay to stay it's a good bargain and very close to the town of Cherokee and the casino.

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Deltona, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove 10 hours from Florida to the Cherokee KOA Campground in NC Took our 4 grandchildren to escape the heat and have fun in the mountains Our 1st night there we found out that one of our cabins # 249 had a MAJOR infestation of bed bugs My 6 year old grandson had over 30 bites on him The... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family decided to meet for my birthday at the Cherokee KOA for a relaxing camping trip. Relaxing was not in the cards however. The front desk staff was extremely rude and was more interested in enforcement of policies than helping its guests enjoy themselves. The cabin we rented was crammed in between two others not leaving our family enough... More 

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Trenton, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The only thing good about this place is the pool. From rude employees to nasty bathrooms this place was a total let down. The pictures online of their tent sites was nothing like they was and the mini golf was a joke! I was so excited to to bring my family up, after two weeks of searching for a good... More 

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Deer Park, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

As we often do when traveling with the camper we go from one destination to another sometimes staying somewhere for only the night to get back on our way the next morning. Sadly this was the case here. I thought we would never get there, it is way down in a mountain valley. But Oh My Goodness we were so... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had a great time the kids loved it. There are so many activities going on throughout the day. The indoor and outdoor pools were nice. The restaurant had good food at a reasonable price. There was a good selection of items at the store. Free shuttle service to downtown Cherokee and other locations. I don't recommend taking young kids tubing... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had a 2 bedroom cabin with a great view of the river. The two comfy queen beds would be perfect for couples or families with older kids. Had a full size fridge, gas grill, glass top stove (with pots), flat screen tv, air conditioning, a lot of plug outlets, and a dining table inside and outside. The staff was... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great kid friendly campground. If you don't like a lot of kids around you may not want camp here. Nice level and clean campground. Pools, bath houses, cable,fishing, river, activities, staff all were great. My Verizon phone did not work and their internet is really, really bad. We took grand kids and they had a blast!

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