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Pioneer Motel and Cottages

P.O. Box 397, Cherokee, NC 28719
Pioneer Motel and Cottages
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Columbia, SC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Pioneer on Friday May 15, 2015. Was just looking for a clean, quiet room for one night. This was the ideal place. While not a new hotel with all the amenities you might be used to, it more than met my expectations. Room was clean, quiet. Cable TV. Bed was comfortable. Bathroom was clean. Laurel, the owner,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here on several occasions. Love the grounds (very well kept), pavilion, pools, river access and proximity to downtown. The staff is always accommodating. This last stay was in the lower court, I noticed and liked the updates to the room decor!

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Metairie, LA
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358 reviews 358 reviews
41 hotel reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

we stayed here the end of July. It is a great location, only 5 minutes from downtown Cherokee. The cabin #130 had two bedrooms, a large well furnished living room and a big kitchen with a table and chairs and included a washer and dryer. It is certainly not fancy, quite worn in places but comfortable beds and furniture. We... More 

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We have purchased new towels and linens and hopefully that will rectify this situation. I am glad you and your family enjoyed our property and I apologize for our staff not being attentive to this situation. we have installed new linoleum in kitchen and carpet in the cabin. We try to update as we can.... More 

New Orleans
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I stayed in cabin 114 with 5 other people. The website claims that there are 2 double beds and a queen, but all are double beds. The cabin is infested with bugs, and the cabin across from ours where 2 friends were staying had mice. We were instructed to leave a laundry basket outside with used towels in order to... More 

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review our property. I am sorry you were disappointed in our cabin. There is a queen bed in one room and the other has two full beds. I am sorry that we were not attentive to your laundry needs. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. We have purchased new linens and... More 

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Kodak
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We have stayed here before and while we certainly weren't impressed, it was clean enough and comfortable enough that we returned. We are limited on places we can stay due to the fact we travel with two small dogs. This visit to Pioneer was a disappointment. The walls are paper thin and we heard everything (yes, everything) that was going... More 

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I do apologize for our water issues but I am thrilled to report that the upper court that had these issues was completely redone this winter and we are thrilled with the results. We have hot water from one end to the other. We have also installed a hot water... More 

Kingsland, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We stayed in cabins 130 and 131 and our stay was awesome. These cabins were so clean and had just a wonderful set up and very nice kitchen. The kids and all the adults rested comfortably. The kids played outside on the playground and around the grounds, it was all kid friendly. And the staff were always helpful when we... More 

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. More 

nonya
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I pulled into the parking lot to ask about vacancies. Before I could end a phone call and go into the office to ask about rooms a woman came out and stared me down for several minutes. When I interrupted my call to find out what she wanted she told me that "This is not a pull off." Which wasn't... More 

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

I am sorry but our recollections of our encounter are very different. I do remember you sitting in the middle of my entrance for some time and when I approached you and asked if you need anything you said no. I then went back into my office and you stayed longer. I did come back out and ask you to... More 

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The rooms were clean and the people friendly. The motel is close to other amenities and has a pool, a spot for group picnic and over all was pleased. If I had one thing I was not happy with it was they only supplied on room key. So when key was locked in room by accident and they had to... More 

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South Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I felt like i had stepped back in time. Very small rooms with very small full size beds...the noise from the road can be heard. pool nice could have been cleaner. everything in room- sheets, towels, wash clothes ect. brought at dollar store- friend cleaned a/c filters -dusty. rate was 75 w/ tax for friday night. cheap but still felt... More 

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have updated our linens and towels with new purchases. We purchase our supplies from motel hotel hospitality vendors. We have an A 100.0 sanitation rating from our state health inspectors. I am sorry highway noise was an issue for you. Our beds are industry full size beds. I am sorry you were disappointed in... More 

Elberton ga
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Very pleasant owner who assisted us in our stay. Pool was very nice. Nice and relaxing sitting by the pool Room was clean and enjoyed a quiet nights sleep. Would stay there again. Very quick check in.

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