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BEST WESTERN PLUS River Escape Inn & Suites

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   248 WBI Drive, Dillsboro, NC 28725
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed two nights here in a river front room with the hot tub. The room was very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed the hot tub both nights and especially loved the balcony view of the Tuckasegee. Friendly staff, proximity to Sylva/Cullowhee, and a solid continental breakfast were also highlights. We can't wait to come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place in heart of the Great Smokey Mts. Hotel was very clean, good size room over looking the beautiful river. The indoor pool was new and very clean with a spa also. Mourning breakfast was typical for a hotel but there was plenty of it and area was clean and roomy. My son and I stayed here on our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stay here for our 25th wedding anniversary. My wife had been here before with her sister, and told me how great it was. So we booked it for 3 nights. Now if you want a river view room with a balcony, you should book a room with two queen beds. The room was spacious, and very quiet.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was very clean, staff was great and easy to deal with. Breakfast was good - cereals, muffins, toast, gravy & biscuits, sausage links, pancakes and waffles. We have already booked a room for another stay.

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Dillsboro, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is fine for travel if you are only sleeping there. The river view is nice and the hotel clean. We spent all of our time in the mountains and exploring the area. It is a "Smoke Free" hotel but guests are permitted to smoke on their balconies......distracting to others on their balconies trying to enjoy the view. Disappointed... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband booked this hotel as a 4th anniversary surprise for me. Upon check in we had request and called ahead for a river view, but was told we would have to pay another 20$ for a view room. Which didn't make any since due to us having a suite and was willing to down grade to a king bed..... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views of the mountains and River were beautiful beautiful size terrace Beds were a little soft but everything else was great. Breakfest was good front desk was friendly inside pool was nice location was ok depending on what your plans are rafting right up the road

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Swansboro, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice, moderately priced hotel on the banks of the Tuskeegee River. Sit on the balcony on a summer evening and listen to the river babble by. The "hot" breakfast leaves a lot to desired however. The "scrambled eggs" and something resembling link sausages are very unappetizing. The pancakes and waffles are passable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This facility is a bit off the beaten path but well worth it. The best complimentary breakfast I have experienced. Clean, clean facilities, impeccable room. Warm, inviting lobby area. Mountains and river view wonderful to wake up to. Perfect name: River Escape. I look forward to finding an excuse to travel this way again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights. We went and saw Jennifer Nettles at Harrah's Cherokeee Casino which was about 20 minutes away from the hotel. I had booked my room several weeks in advance at the hotel and requested a river view room king size bed. When I got to my room their they gave me a two queen beds not... More

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bwriverescape, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS River Escape Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Angela, I appreciate your review of the property. I'm sorry you had reservation issues. We are very careful about that but clearly missed the mark with you. I'm sorry this happened. Please call me directly next time you book (828-586-6060, ask for Megan) so I can be completely sure you have exactly what you need. I would love to make... More

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Address: 248 WBI Drive, Dillsboro, NC 28725
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Jackson County > Dillsboro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS River Escape Inn & Suites 3.5*
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Best Western Plus River Escape Inn And Suites
Best Western Plus River Escape Hotel Dillsboro
Best Western Dillsboro
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