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Drama Inn

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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Conover, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 The rooms were a little outdated but for the price and the view cant complain.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
25 helpful votes 25 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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Shelby, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Walked in our room and the smell....well...not good. Gnats hovering around the room...maybe something was dead somewhere...??? Bed was hard...Was glad to check out and go fishing! Stay elsewhere...just sayin...

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Johns Creek, Georgia
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stopped at Drama Inn because it was the first place we passed that was on the on the river. I would have normally gotten a cabin or a B+B but I had the rents' with us and they wanted to get a room ASAP. It did not look like a super nice hotel from the outside but I was... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The location is prime, and right at the end of the Oconaluftee River park. We enjoyed trout fishing, watching the ducks, playing in the water, and tubing right at our back door. They have an onsite laundry facility. The rooms smell a bit old and the entire place could use a little upgrade. It's an ok place to crash for... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

I just recently stayed we had a great view of the river but . . .... the sheets didnt fit on our beds they were terriably stained even our bed was stained on the side there are spiders every where the floor was filthy the maid didnt even come to our room had to go get our own towels in... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

ive stayed at the drama inn several times and have always loved everything about it.clean rooms. awesome staff. great view of the river. i cant say one single bad thing about my experiences at this motel.

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westminster sc
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

this was suppose to be a clean room. the 4th of July 2013. reserved a room. walked in and the first thing I saw was trash, dirt and food crumbs on the carpet. went to the office and told the manager. hadn't even taken out things in yet... just opened the door. anyway the manager sent a guy to reclean... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Cherokee NC is full of "classic motel" style lodging, Drama Inn is no exception. Not luxurious. Beds were firm but good, but bring your own pillow. Pretty basic room felt a little '70's ish. Now the interesting part...the Oconaluftee River is in the back yard. Several rooms have a back deck so you can get right down to the river... More

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Also Known As:
Drama Hotel
Drama Hotel Cherokee
Drama Motel Cherokee
Address: 462 Tsali Boulevard, US 441 North, Cherokee, NC 28719
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #25 of 27 hotels in Cherokee
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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