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462 Tsali Boulevard, US 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719
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Drama Inn
Ranked #25 of 27 hotels in Cherokee
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Pasadena, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a tough one to write. My husband and I love Cherokee and this hotel has an amazing location right on the Oconaluftee River. Make sure if you stay you ask for a room on the back overlooking the river. We can sit on the deck for hours enjoying the view, the activities in the river, and the other... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been staying at this motel for over 15 years after several manager changes the quality has went down drastically we had to check out early because of a foul smell in the room which my wife found to be coming from in front of the night stand which was situated between the two beds I killed live spiders... More

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Pikeville, Kentucky
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family decided to take a trip out of the blue to Cherokee, NC. We had no reservations since it was a spur of the moment trip, so everything in town was booked. We found Drama Inn had vacancies. As soon as I walked into the room after we paid I realized why they had vacancies. The walls were filthy,... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed up in Cherokee for the Trout Derby - Location of the motel was excellent, manager and workers were excellent, nice sitting area in front of the lower floor rooms - but all the rooms in our group were in need of repairs - shower curtains had mold on the bottoms, some showers sprayed water all over the bathroom,... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter & husband stayed here. Checked in was pleasant . got to the room the air hadn't been turned on it was so hot in there & it took forever cause the unit didn't blow very good. Room was OK clean. Mattresses are very old and staoned basically worn out ! The hotel is in a prime location but... More

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went to North Carolina to see my girlfriend's brother. We wanted to see Cherokee, NC. We didn't reserve a room for our stay. We also had our 2 Beagles with us. We checked out a few pet friendly hotels/motels. It was pricey for what we wanted and a little outdated. The staff was very pleasant, they did like our... More

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

we stayed here on a motorcycle trip thru Tennessee. the motel is an older motel, but it is clean and neat. great view. owner/manager very friendly and helpful. let us (after check out) drop the tag a long trailer we were hauling in his parking lot while we rode the tail of the dragon. a little pricey, but being in... More

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Conover, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Normally we take our RV when we stay a week in Cherokee but for an overnight stay we decided to find a motel. We found Drama Inn that is pet friendly. Yes, it is an older motel but the staff was very friendly and it was clean. Our room (110) was on the lower level and had a huge private... More

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Lady Lake, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I stayed here with my 2 kids on a family trip. The rooms were a little outdated but for the price and the view cant complain. The porch with rocking chairs on the river was great. The weather was cold when we stayed so didn't get to enjoy much but just to walk out of room in morning and see... More

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orange, texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

ive stayed here every year ive come to Cherokee.. my fav. place to stay this year was a little different i asked for the same room with private balcony usually 59-.69. the raised it to 110. and the other private balcony room over 200. i wouldnt mind paying this price if it was an upscale hotel but its dated older... More

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Address: 462 Tsali Boulevard, US 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
Also Known As:
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Drama Motel Cherokee

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Drama Inn is a historic motel nestled on the bank of the Oconaluftee River. There are rooms with balconies overlooking the river with rocking chairs at every room to relax and enjoy the view. If fishing is your thing you'll love our easy access to the river. We are located directly across from the ceremonial grounds in downtown Cherokee and within walking distance of the Unto These Hills drama, river tubing,restaurants, souvenir shops and many more. We are also 2 miles from Harrahs Cherokee Casino. Come experience Cherokee in a new way ! ... more   less 
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