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Gear Head Inn

6280 Ela Rd, Whittier, NC 28789
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Very nice small locally owned Motel. Clean, comfortable and quiet, but could use some updating. Owners very friendly and responsive. Located close to all the attractions near Cherokee. Rates are generally cheaper than the local Chains.

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Marietta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Our girls weekend changed in route so we had to regroup on the fly. We found this hotel on line. Mary & Jim had one room left and they held it for us till we got there. By that time we were soaking wet but we settled in and waited out the rain. When we came back later that evening... More 

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Black River Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Mary and Jim were excellent hosts. Direction to places,towels to wipe off the dew in the morning, camp fires in the evening. Rooms were large and clean. Had all the amenities you would need. Excellent place to room and leave on the bike each day. If you are planning a trip to the Smokey Mts., I would highly recommend Gear... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Excellent: Jim & Mary are the best!!! Friendly & made us feel at home, making our stay enjoyable. The room was clean & spacious with very comfortable bed, Wi-fi, pool & great rate. Cannot say enough about Jim & Mary. Would stay there again. Highly recommend. Great room for the price.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I am not a gear head by any stretch of the imagination, but I can appreciate the enthusiasm and dedication that goes into this place. The name says it all. Each room has a car name and the interior decor matches the room. We got the Challenger room which I found out was not the space shuttle, but some kind... More 

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Thank Brennon M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This Motel is like stepping back in time! The room was very clean and spacious. This place had all the modern amenities. We loved the out door pool and fire pit. I would have given this place five stars but the wireless internet was very weak and would like work close to the office. That aside we would stay there... More 

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Thank Randy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Love this hotel. Have stayed there twice and it will be my home away from home when visiting the Cherokee area. Owners Jim and Mary have created an inviting family atmosphere for their hotel which eases the traveler from road warrior to relaxed, cared for family member.

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Thank HighwayChaplain
Cleveland, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed at the Gear Head Inn as a home base for touring along the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is a single story, drive in motel with a very appropriate theme for us. Our group had about a dozen people. Nice, peaceful location. Warm personal greeting upon check in, and throughout our stay. Great room with large bed, comfortable furniture,... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We had a great time. The rooms were large, the beds comfortable and the ambiance perfect. Thanks, I'd send all my biker friends here. They are very accommodating, offer good advise with regards to the routes to take. We did Deep Creek tubing, visited Cherokee and did the "Falls " route for a ride one day - the roads were... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here based on its very positive Trip Advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. For what it was, i.e. motel style accommodation, it was excellent. A very warm and friendly greeting from Mary on arrival, who was helpful and informative about the local area. The room was spotless, large and well appointed, nicely decorated and with a very... More 

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