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Gear Head Inn

6280 Ela Rd, Whittier, NC 28789
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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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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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Waverly, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had a great time there with Jim and Mary. Close to Cherokee, Bryson city, Smokies and more! Jim and Mary make you feel like true guests! In the heart of the best roads for motorcycling and touring. Rooms were large and well furnished in automotive and motorcycle themes. WIll definitely be back, thanks!

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Fancy Gap, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Stayed here with a group of car people in April. Jim and Mary were absolutely fantastic! They could not have made us feel more welcome. They sat around the bonfire with us each night, and were the nicest people we could hope to meet. This is an older motel, but they have done wonders with it! If you are looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

we have stayed here 2 years in a row while on our motorcycle trips to the Smoky Mountains... a a cute little hotel between Cherokee and Bryson City with easy access to all of the great curvy roads... the owners are very sweet and fun to talk to... having a fire every night in the fire pit out front is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We went to cherokee for our honeymoon and stayed at the gear head. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the owners were extremely welcoming. The bonfire st night was a great way to meet new people. This will be our place whenever we go to cherokee!

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St Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was our first time staying here, and we will be back. The new owners are in the process of remodeling the units, and so far they look great! The size of the rooms makes it so easy to walk around and not trip over anything. There are microwaves and fridges in the rooms and well as coffee pots. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Our NC Moose Riders took a trip to the mountains. Gear head Inn is very nice place to stay with a more than pleasant surroundings. Rooms are spacious and bed very comfortable. Nice hang out area at the fire pit and owners are very nice. Definitly will be back!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. This is an old motel but the rooms are clean and spacious. Jim and Mary looked after us with coffee and muffins in the morning, bandaged me up from a fall off of the motorcycle, and campfire every night. The pool is nicely maintained.

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Address: 6280 Ela Rd, Whittier, NC 28789
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Whittier
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Number of rooms: 23
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