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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 #22 of 27 hotels in Cherokee
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 days ago NEW

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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54 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 But a bit outdated.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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17 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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Guilderland, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This motel was a disappointment. For some reason, I was under the impression that this was part of the Great Western motel chain, but it has not been a Great Western for years. This is now a Magnuson hotel and it needs some upgrades. No record of my reservation, but not needed as the place was near empty. No restaurant... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We were comp'd two nights by Harrahs this past Wed. and Thurs. nights, due to the poker tournament at Harrahs filling up their hotel. After reading reviews on here, I was anxious about what kind of room we would have, so here are my thoughts on it. The room was very clean, bathroom was very clean, room had good lighting,... More

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Atlanta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stayed here two nights but in different rooms. The first night we were in a 2 "queen" room. The bed was very small for a queen. My husband is 6'4" so this did not work. The room was small but it was clean. The second night we were able to get a king room which should have been better... More

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Cherokee, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Clean but thought I was in the 50's. Didn't know they made sheets that thin anymore. Mattress like rock. Tube TV, haven't seen one in a long time. I was comp'd the room because Harrah's was full, I will strongly recommend they remove them from their list.

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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*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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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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