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Economy Inn

940 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My girlfriend and i were staying there while i worked in sylva, left one evening for 2 hours and came back to a completely empty room. Every belonging we had was gone even our dirty clothes to the night light she had in the wall. Management said it was my fault because the window was open, and i didnt open... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The creek runs right behind the motel. I left the back window open all night so I could hear the water flowing. It is very soothing. WIFI is free - no password. Management is anxious to please. It is an older building that the new owner is fixing up little by little, so don't expect perfection.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Got room week at a time for work stayed 3 weeks couldn't get no one to clean room.they say they will but don't. Moved hotels a week later owners wife showed up at my job wanting money for damages to room $800.I didn't know what she was talking about she said she was calling the law.I said ok.she left and... More 

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We were in the area for the big Old Mountain Jug football game between App State and Western. There were no hotels, inns, cabins available for miles and miles. Which will say something for this place being available. I have read that some people got a room here for $40 a night, we had to pay $80 because of this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

I was in Sylva & Cullowhee for business. It was late and I did not want to have to drive all the way back up to Asheville. I had a travelers coupon for this place, so I checked it out. At first glance, I was not thrilled. It was right off the main road, plus a railroad track was about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2011

Sure, it looks a little sketchy, but the room was clean, management was nice, and it's got a cool spot next to the creek. I enjoyed reading next to the water. As far as the room, I found no major problems, and it was clean and neat. The fit and finish/detail weren't great, but hell-for 40 bucks you can't beat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2011

Another place I found using a coupon from a travel magazine from a highway rest area. The price with the coupon was under $40.00. Even with the good price when I first drove up to the motel I drove past because it looked a little sketchy. I mustered up enough courage to drive back and actually inspect a room. To... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

booked 2 nights on credit card, when we arrived they only had us for one night but conveiniently had another room at a hotel 30 miles away owned by same family. would not refund our money. room was musty and smoky. linens were old and needing replacing burn holes in bed spread and curtains. this is a rat hole that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2010

The manager at this Economy Inn has to be the sweetest most friendly person I have ever met in the hotel business and that says a lot. I work for a 4 star hotel and travel extensively. The room was immaculate, very inexpensive and quite comfortable. We had a last minute emergency that caused us to need the room and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2009

only hotel room in any of the 20 mile radius of Cherokee, NC, I feel like the rooms were way over priced and outdated, advertised clean rooms but the curtains were dingly and old, had cigarette holes in them, it was pretty disgusting. the windows are roll out windows, the bathroom are blue or pink tile, smoky rooms, uck, if... More 

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