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3735 Soco Road, 3735 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Danville, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This small motel is well worth your stay. The owners do all the housework & it is very well maintained & nice clean rooms. Plenty of shade to find that quiet place to read or relax & within walking distance of some shops & dining.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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31 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This motel is located pretty much in the center of Maggie Valley. Nice level parking lot. Rooms are spotless and the host are very nice. We learned that they are about to retire, so there will be new owners coming in.

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Gray Hawk, Kentucky, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Cardinal Inn doesn't face the road, so a lot of the traffic noise is blocked. The rooms are large enough & one room has 2 full size bunk beds but only 1 bath, with full size refrigerator & stove. I've stayed here on all my trips to Maggie Valley since 2009, 5 times. The owners also have a lot next... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This is a safe and clean place to stay at a great price! I travel to the area twice a month and found them about a month ago. This is my preferred place to stay! The rooms have a mini refer and a microwave. The owners were very nice and helpful. There is no wi-fi, but the Organic Beans coffee... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

This is our second time to stay here (was here July 2011). Nice size room, very clean, comfortable king size bed, microwave, fridge, and coffee pot. Very friendly owners. Good value and great location. Down side - no wifi (could be a good thing giving you a break from being connected to technology) and no breakfast (saved enough on cost... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, USA
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Motel on main road in Maggie Valley NC. Pros: Clean Good location Good price Cons: Bed and pillows hard This is a no frills motel w fridge, microwave and coffee pot. We typically spend most of our time hiking/ outside so the no frills was fine for us. The current owners do have the motel up for sale so this... More 

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Dunlap, Tennessee, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

I work in the entertainment business and have stayed in all kinds of hotel/motel/ghetto-tels. When we first stayed at Cardinal Inn the price was just over $40 per night. For that $40 odd dollars, we were told we could not use our credit card to pay for the rooms, the owner was rude and basically told us we would have... More 

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LdyCharle, Owner at The Cardinal Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry you had a bad experience, nothing is worse when you are tired. I wanted to let you know that my sister and I have recently bought the property and are finishing a renovation. We would love for you to stop in next time you are in town to check us out, you don't have to stay with... More 

Roland, Arkansas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012 via mobile

Very clean, great location, and helpful owners. Will go back.

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Rising Fawn, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

We stayed here after leaving a hotel down the road because it was dirty. The Cardinal was the same price with a cleaner room and friendlier staff. We walked down the road to mini-golf one night. It's a good little inn.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2009

Nice little motel and not overly pricey. A pleasant property with a large lawn with 2 picnic benches plus a common front porch with 2 rockers and a porch swing. Was nice and quiet until the Harleys swarmed in for the night. But once everyone settled in it was reasonably quiet. All rooms are non-smoking (there is a $100 deposit... More 

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Address: 3735 Soco Road, 3735 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Maggie Valley
Number of rooms: 10

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