We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 27 Cherokee hotels

Pioneer Motel and Cottages

P.O. Box 397, Cherokee, NC 28719
Hotel amenities
  • Reviews (24)
  • Photos (61)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (4)
  • Location
  • More
Pioneer Motel and Cottages
Ranked #25 of 27 hotels in Cherokee
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Cherokee
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

24 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (4)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
There are newer reviews for Pioneer Motel and Cottages
See the most recent reviews
Pooler, Georgia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

We stayed at the Pioneer Motel and Cabins on a recent trip to Cherokee with the family. Reserved the 2 bedroom cabin sight unseen--a very pleasant surprise when we arrived. Cabin was clean, very nicely furnished, big covered porch, fireplace, and best of all right on the river. We had a very enjoyable 2 days and will definitely return again.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2010

Where do I start? This room is first and foremost ugly. If that were the only problem I wouldn't have a problem. I will start by saying I am a law enforcement officer. This room smelled strongly of Newport cigarettes and mold. There was enough "residue" to indicate to me that there had been drugs used in the room. There... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Southeast US
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2007

I reserved a room at this motel but I will never go back. This is a small motel and the owner lives in a home on the property. The air conditioner was a wall unit and both of the control knobs were broken so we had no control over the temperature in our room. The faucets were put in backwards... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2004

When we went to the Cherokee Bike Rally we stayed at the Pioneer Motel. It was so clean and the people that run it are so nice.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Pioneer Motel and Cottages, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Pioneer Motel and Cottages? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Pioneer Motel and Cottages

Address: P.O. Box 397, Cherokee, NC 28719
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee

61 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (2)
View from room (1)
Hotel & grounds (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (60)
Hotel & grounds (40)
Room/suite (7)
Family/play areas (8)
View from room (5)


Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are one of the most unique and quaint lodging options located on the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indian Reseveration. We offer a variety of ecomonical lodging options for you and your family. We have 21 motel rooms and 7 cottages to accomidate you. We are family owned and operated and take pride in our facility. We welcome you to our property to relax and enjoy your vacation. Our property offers access to the Oconoluftee River for fishing or just playing around. Our property also includes a covered pavillion area, perfect for cookouts or family reunions. We also offer a recreactional area, including an outdoor basketball court for both adults and children to enjoy. Our outdoor pool area has recently been remodeled and offers an inviting atmosphere to simply enjoy the Cherokee sunshine. ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    Bookmark for later
    Save Saved
    You added Pioneer Motel and Cottages to your Saves list