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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 #23 of 27 Hotels in Cherokee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was OK. BUT, BEWARE..... employees not honest. All I am gonna say. Across the street is a lovely little cafe called Sassy's Sunflowers. Food is awesome, desserts are great too. Very very clean little cozy bakery/cafe.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

When we originally booked our ATI tour our stop in Cherokee was meant to be at the chestnut tree inn. We turned up there, and it looked great, but were told that our booking was wrong and had been moved to the great smoky mountain inn. The directions which we were given were terrible, this put together with several other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

nice and helpful employees. Clean Room,plenty of hot water,nice to have coffee, In the room.beds were clean and comfortable.nice heat.this was a rewards stay and we enjoyed it.would stay here again even if it was not a rewards STAY.THANK YOU

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Used a Harrah's reward and we were traveling with a dog, so limited pet friendly choices. Rooms were clean and tile was spotless. Needed new carpet in the pet friendly room we had but beds were comfortable and water was hot. No breakfast but it was about 3 miles to Casino, about a mile and a half to Peter's Pancakes... More 

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Hilliard, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

wouldn't stay their again carpet nasty , needs paint , and smells. The price was change from what we were told from night receptionist to morning receptionist even with my aarp .Everything close except gas station across street if you needed anything you would have to drive 5to7 miles to get it .

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Athens, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Rooms were clean, though a little worn around the edges and dated (though we like the dated part). The staff was kind and friendly. It was quiet and, most importantly to us, super conveniently located near the gateway to the Great Smokies National Park, which is where we spent all our time - only going to the hotel to shower... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Attempted to book this for a family trip, kept having issues, called the hotel spoke with (kristen) someone who said they cannot help it is all done online and that the hotel was under staffed and the manager had to work other places. So after I herd that I cancelled all reservations and then SUPREME I was charges anyways! So... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you are looking for something spectacular you should look elsewhere. However if you just want a clean room to sleep in for a night or two then go for it. We went for Harrah's mainly so we didn't spend a lot of time in the room. The room was dated but clean and quiet. It is kind of far... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was a hotwire purchase and I will not purchase a room in Cherokee thru them again. Not their fault but incredibly nasty. We are not hard to please but this place left a lot to be desired. The poor front desk girl looked as though she had just lost her best friend. Tried to cheer her up but that... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I checked in on September 5th, 2014 for the weekend. it was terrible!!! checked into the room and tv was off colored. called to front desk and was told could not move tv's but could change rooms, but had to take second floor. (we requested first) so, decided to stay in room. went to change channel with remote control and... More 

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Address: 1636 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnuson Hotel Great Smokies Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 151
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