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Mountain Empire Motel

1537 South Shady St, Mountain City, TN 37683
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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel in the past & do not remember it being as awful as it has apparently become. I need to warn travelers about what they're getting into. The room was disgusting! I was sure to let the proprietor know this as I left. We decided not to take a shower due to the large amount... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Paid $54 a night passing through. I was grateful for the cheap rate in a little place that only has this as a place to stay. As for the room? It's old, not very clean and the wifi is sketchy at best. It appears the motel is used for workers on the road and weekly rates for the methies. It... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Stayed here with my husband during a weekend getaway. The room was comfortable and clean and the town very peaceful. The owners were very nice and helpful. Much better than staying in crowded and noisy Boone but yet close enough to drive. Will definitely come back to this beautiful town.

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Florida
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place has seen much, much better times in years gone by (shown in the property picture). It would be so nice to have (1) soap, (2) shampoo/conditioner, or even just a (3) cup! Being nearly the only non-B&B lodging in town and the only one accessible on the main US route through town, it is a shame that it... More 

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Jacksonville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stayed at the Mountain Empire Motel for one night last weekend of March ~ very pleased with the way we were treated at check-in. Rate was lower than expected, and value for the room was excellent. Front desk agent did everything we asked, including our pick of what section we would stay in, and we got a nice peaceful, quiet,... More 

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Mountain city
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I came in the room, the smell was so bad that I had the door open hoping it would air out. No luck. I went into the bathroom an what do I see? A roach. Then another on the trash can. I tell them. What did they do? Put me in another room. I don't smoke so where did they... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This place made the Bates Hotel look like the Waldorf-Astoria bridal sweet! The room smelled there was two portable heaters in the room the toilet had a bucket on the floor to catch water from the lovely leaking toilet. The light above sink was a florescent bulb no cover the floor was dirty the picture on the wall had so... More 

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Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This was not the best hotel.. I have stayed at many hotels and this one was the worst ever!!.. At first when i checked in the man was acting kinda strange and just a little flirty.. First off, I don't want the hotel clerk flirting with me bc. i am staying in the hotel and you have access to the... More 

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Arthur, ON
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

Our room is freezing and there is no thermostat; the toilet barely flushes and the internet is extremely slow. There are pine needles in the nightstand, as well as old receipts. There is also dirt, dust and pubic hair all over the bathroom door. The stairs outside of our room are out of order and the creatures outside are extremely... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2010

Me and my friends stayed at Mountain empire motel..we booked 3 rooms. all rooms were in excellent condition and we recieved great service. the staff were very friendly. also the hotel provided hot coffee which was great because it was cold outside. i also loved the fact that there is a restaurant on same compond as the hotel so i... More 

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