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“if you are in Chattanooga, you need to see the Choo Choo!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Chattanooga Choo Choo

Chattanooga Choo Choo
1400 Market Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402
423 266 5000
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Ranked #28 of 55 Attractions in Chattanooga
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
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Owner description: Large exhibit for train aficionados.
shanghai
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“if you are in Chattanooga, you need to see the Choo Choo!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

So it's not that great but really it's all about the song! Can't be in Chattanooga without seeing the Choo Choo. I did expect it to be signed as an attraction but it wasn't fortunately we took a guess that it would be near the Chattanooga Hotel and there it was tucked behind. It's a 10 minute stop unless you have kids who want to look at the model railway museum. There is a parking lot and although it's a pay one we just said to the guys we were wanting to just see the train and they let is through to park for a few minutes. Not sure if that is normal or we just got lucky.

Visited February 2014
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Folsom, Louisiana
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“Valentine's weekend”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We always choose this place as our first choice if staying in Chattanooga, I must say its our favorite! We always enjoy there great food and southern hospitality! This was our first time of many staying there that we choose to stay in one of their hotel suite. We were amazed! It was all and more than we expected. We usually stay in one of the train cars, but we were very glad we chose the suite instead this visit. The suite is very spacious and has a Great jacuzzi tub to relax in! A historic place and we enjoy it every time we visit Chattanooga, which we have visited the area over 10 plus times!

Visited February 2014
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Flintville
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“not very impressive”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

kind of run down , dirty , not much to see except some old pullman cars and rail terminal ,which were all locked ! The little steam engine on display was not what usually pulled the pullman cars one would think there would be a correct sized engine to match the rest of the displayed cars. The few shops that were open were just the usual over price tourist places , restaurant was closed ( off season ? ) To tell the truth other than a Historical Site plaque not much to see or do , for us a big let down as we expected more railroad history ! We should have used our time to see one of the other sites in the greater Chattanooga area !

Visited February 2014
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Opelika, Alabama
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“A very fun place to stay!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

The service was wonderful and the history made the stay so interesting! We were very near the indoor heated pool, and we greatly enjoyed swimming while watching the snowflakes fall!

Visited February 2014
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“unprofessional needs better management !!!!!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

very nice location terrible management and the rooms have aunique odor. almost as if a pipe has been leaking for decades

Visited January 2014
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