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Magnuson Hotel Great Smokies Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1636 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
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Ranked #19 of 27 hotels in Cherokee
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Farwell, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At the end of our last day on the Blue Ridge Parkway, we stopped across the street for fuel. A quick Google search (even though I could see the hotel from the gas station) for reviews verified that this hotel was within our budget and met our standards for cleanliness. Special walk-in rate was in effect, so this ended up... More

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Summerville, South Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While googling things to do in Cherokee, North Carolina, I came upon this hotel and thought it looked very quaint and just the perfect 2-night stay place for my daughter and me. After reading the reviews, I was even more sure. I did enjoy the quaint cabin-like atmosphere. The room was clean and big enough for the 2 of us.... More

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Winston-Salem, NC
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was great. The beds were comfortable, the room was clean, and the staff was extremely helpful. We had a ground floor, no pet room. I know there wasn't an elevator, but since we were on the ground floor, it wasn't an issue for us. I loved that we could walk to breakfast at Hardee's across the street, the... More

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Augusta GA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rec'd this hotel from Hotwire but was clean, staff was nice, felt safe. Older hotel, but clean, close to Smky Mtn park entrance. Would not spend a week there, but would do an overnight or quick weekend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

reserving a room you get whatever they want you have. no elevators Ice machine doesn't work Halftime. Pet rooms are on the ground floor. So you can't use the stairs you'll sleep in a room A dogs been sleeping in. The place had a smell you just know how clean it was. Won't stay there again.

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Athens, Georgia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is a bit old but clean. Wifi worked great. On the 'backside' of the river but still close in to everything. During the off-season the shops around it close and I imagine it can be very lonely. AC was cold and room was clean. Could have used a blanket. Parking lot could use more light. Would stay again but... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We got there on a monday without reservation. We had a room within 10min. Although it looks older from the outside it is well kept up. The location is good because it provides peace and quiet.The rooms were spacious, clean and taken care off. Parking is good. The service was good. Internet access is reliable and fast. And for this... More

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Baarn, The Netherlands
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101 reviews 101 reviews
55 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Just outside the gate to Great Smokies NP, is this old hotel situated. Rooms are okay, it's clean. But a bit outdated. Pool is okay but a bit outdated. Restaurant is closed. Within a 5 to7 minute drive you are in downtown Cherokee. Nice little village. Staff is not exceptional friendly or better said; not so enthousiastic. Ps: Restaurant is... More

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Franklinville, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This location is an older style place with outside opening doors, but it was very clean and well run. The television was an old tube type, but ok. The room was compliments of Harrahs so I do not what it cost.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I came off season, midweek. I booked on priceline and got a great deal. We are not hard to please since we usually don't stay at 2+star motels unless we can get a deal on priceline. But I do want clean. This was great for us. I especially liked that it was not near the casino. There... More

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Address: 1636 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnuson Hotel Great Smokies Inn 2.5*
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Nestled in the heart of the Cherokee Indian Reservation the Magnuson Great Smokies Inn is less than half mile drive to the entrance Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway,also less than 3 miles from Harrah's Cherokee Casino and many other attractions. Guests can also enjoy white water rafting and tubing in the area. Guests will enjoy free wireless internet, a outdoor pool, business center and pets are welcome with additional charges and restrictions. Spacious rooms with a choice of one king bed or two queen beds, in-room hairdryer, free local calls, iron and board and microwave and mini-fridges in select rooms. ... more   less 
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