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“Pleasant Stay” 4 of 5 stars
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Cherokee
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   568 Painttown Road, Cherokee, NC 28719   |  
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Ranked #8 of 27 Hotels in Cherokee
Duluth, GA
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Pleasant Stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This Fairfield is directly across the street of the Harrah's Casino, and if it was all about location, I'd give it 5 stars. However, the price is more expensive then the area hotels and I'm sure they are just as nice. My room was quiet and away from the doors and elevators so that was a plus, but really just like a typical Fairfield Inn and what you could expect.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The first room I was given did meet my expectations for cleanliness, but the way the front desk handled it more than made up for it. This is a typical Fairfield Inn property - with the rooms and simple conveniences that you would expect. Great TVs (I stayed during March Madness - the TV quality and the channel selection was important!). The location is convenient to the casino and local shops and the surroundings are beautiful. Overall, this hotel exceeded my expectations and was very inexpensive.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Holly Springs, NC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Just got back from a few days at this hotel. First thing is location! This place is probably just as close as staying in the hotel. Very very convenient.

The hotel itself looks pretty new. We didn't take advantage of the free breakfast but I did partake of the coffee and it was pretty good. I liked that they had multiple options for flavor as I am partial to hazelnut. The rooms are small but were clean and reasonable. I fridge would have been nice tho.

My only complaint about the room were the ladybugs. Lots of 'em! My wife said they were good luck but still wanted me to dispose of them by moving them outside of the room. :)

Price-wise it was ok, not a great price but comparable to the other places around. If I can't have the convenience of staying at Harrahs (always booked on the weekends) then this is really the next best thing.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Hiawassee, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

never stay here! rooms are blah and overpriced and the front desk staff is RUDE! the only good part about the stay here was the location being across from the casino.
will definitely be looking for other places to stay when i go back this summer!!!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

My wife and I stayed there one night, using some Marriott Reward points. The folks on each shift at the front desk were friendly, courteous and informative. Breakfast was very good. I have even called this hotel to check on weather and road conditions when considering trips to Cherokee. Nice people; they will make you feel welcome!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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athens, georgia
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

This hotel is right across the street from Harrah's Casino. The front desk personnel were gracious at both check in and check out. We were traveling with friends and they were able to put our rooms right across the hall from each other. The room was very clean and had a good heating/air system. There is a no-smoking policy for the entire property which was very welcome after all the smoke at Harrah's. There was a fairly full continental breakfast bar with cold foods and the option to heat up some Jimmy Dean biscuits. The breakfast was included in the rate.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

My friends and I went on a trip to Cherokee and visit Harrahs and stayed in the Fairfield Inn in a 2 bed room. We made the reservations a month in advance and received 3 emails that were explicit about what to expect about the room. When we got there, we were told that since we were paying with cash and debit, there would be a $40 charge. They claimed that there was a new policy that was instated THAT DAY that you couldn't pay cash upfront. The woman at the desk was incredibly rude, and quite literally threw our room keys across the desk at us. When we got to the room, the beds were tiny, there was maybe 4 feet of standing room, it was so small. And there was no refrigerator, which was specifically inquired about. When we spoke to the manager, there was zero attempt to make concessions or apologies and they refused to do anything. In the end, we left and went to Days Inn.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Fairfield Inn & Suites Cherokee

Address: 568 Painttown Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Cherokee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites Cherokee 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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