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Whispering Pines Motel

140 Smoky Park Hwy., Asheville, NC 28806
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Ranked #56 of 59 Hotels in Asheville
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I drove through a night from Chicago to NC and were exhausted, and this was the first motel we came across in Asheville. We asked the manager if we could just stay there for the day, not even a night. He said the rate was $85 which I found to be high, but we accepted. We got... More 

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Weaverville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was by far my worst hotel experience ever! I only choose to stay at this motel so that I could get to work during some bad weather. It seemed like a less expensive place but not a nasty place and boy was I wrong! The room was very very tiny especially for a family of 3! The second day... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The owners don't invest any money or time to keep this motel up. The walls are dirty and where they did paint, it was just spot painting and of course the paint didn't match the existing paint. And why isn't there any electical outlets in the bathroom? Women need that. The toilet leaked and had to constantly put layers of... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

For being what it was I was pleasantly surprised. When we called to reserve a room the staff wanted us to arrive as soon as possible rather than in a few hours like we'd been planning. So frustrating but not impossible. The room we were assigned was apparently a smoking room as evidenced by a lingering scent and an ashtray... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This hotel isnt close to anything, its a rat-hole motel, the owners got confrontational after I tried to get out of my reservation. I felt threatened by Kenny and no one else spoke english. My advice? Stay away

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Irmo, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

On August 30, 2014 I contacted Hotels-Rates.com while in transit to Asheville, North Carolina due to a family emergency. The representative told me that there was a room available at Whispering Pines and proceeded to provide me with the typical information about the room. He further stated that the establishment was rated with 3 stars, but he failed to explain... More 

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We placed a reservation online for this motel. Our plans have changed and we called to cancel and they were very rude and told us we still had to pay for the room even thought we weren't staying there. The manager is very rude and hostel.

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Manager tried to to get a way too high price and sank very fast down to the half of his first demand. It was still too expensive. Two or three times a man knocked on every motel door, I asked him, what he wanted and it seemed he was begging for drugs. The rest of the night I was very... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Located on Smoky Park Highway main road. Pleasant office manager, clean room & bathroom. Bed a little firmer than I prefer- I like a soft bed. Enough clean towels, coffee pot, microwave, refrigerator, free wi fi and cable TV. Ice machine on premises for the ice chest. All in working condition. Good value for a night or so while traveling.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Our room was dirty. Bed sheets had fresh blood stains and other white stains!! Maybe a rent by the hour place!! Everything was filthy! When I complained about the sheets the owner came in our room screaming and swearing at us in front of my 3 year old! Throwing our luggage at us and told us to get the "F"... More 

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