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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 January 12, 2015
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cherokee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We made last minute reservations and were comped room by Harrah's Casino. The room was adequate but far below our normal standards. The decor was out dated and the room had a television that was from the last century. Security seemed lacking as well. We arrived late so we went to casino and got to room around 5am. Needless to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Stayed at Magnuson via a Priceline bid for a 2 1/2 star hotel. No restaurant. No breakfast. Mattresses and pillows lumpy. Soap only in bathroom and it crumbled in one's hand. Light bulbs out in room. Internet access did not function. Told by front desk hotel is between ownership or management by way of explanation. Location at entrance to Smoky... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Stayed at GSI Christmas Day through Priceline.com bid. Was quite a nice looking "lodge" theme. Checked in with Princeton, very nice and friendly guy. Assigned room 15X poolside. Opened the door expecting damp dirty and musty. What I found was a very clean room, basic furnishings and comfortable. The bed was very comfortable. Could be compared to a Westin Heavenly... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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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London, United Kingdom
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
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

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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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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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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