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Chestnut Tree Inn Cherokee

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“free breakfast”(26 reviews)
“room was clean”(32 reviews)
“hot buffet”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsfree breakfastroom was cleanhot buffetstay there againan older hotelnice place to staybryson citymini fridgecasinogravymountains
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

This place is one of the BEST hotels we have stayed in while on a trip. The decor is somewhat Southwestern, and really is a great lobby for sitting reading, talking or just passing the time away. The front staff were absolutely great; pleasant, informative...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018

This place is ok - it didn't meet our expectations but we didn't want to turn and run. We had a free room voucher at the local casino but they didn't have any comp rooms available, so they booked us at Chestnut Tree. Our room...More

Thank Teresa B
Response from dwelch2017, Guest Relations Manager at Chestnut Tree Inn CherokeeResponded July 25, 2018

We often feel "free comped room casino guests" really wanted to stay at the casino....so it does not matter what our accommodations are like, they will not be pleased. We are an older property and we maintain it well, this past winter we renovated 100...More

Reviewed July 13, 2018

My wife and I spent a night here recently, and I had mixed feelings about the inn. Overall, it was a positive experience. The lobby was very attractive, and the next morning at breakfast, we found the dining area to be clean and an enjoyable...More

Thank Rephar
Response from dwelch2017, Guest Relations Manager at Chestnut Tree Inn CherokeeResponded July 16, 2018

Thank you Rephar for your kind comments. I probably can't fix the fan/air issue for you but I can say sorry about the lack of tissue....should have been there. We are glad that overall you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return soon.

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Spent a couple of days here over the weekend. The room was clean and comfortable. Free breakfast buffet in the morning. Food was good not enough choices for meat but overall it was good. Facility was clean and quiet. I would stay there again.More

Thank Debbie L
Response from dwelch2017, admin to GM at Chestnut Tree Inn CherokeeResponded July 11, 2018

Debbie, Thank you for your kind words, we are very happy you enjoyed your stay and are so glad you would select us in the future.....we hope to see you soon! As for the meat....the cold hard truth is.....many folks think a pound of bacon...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018

Our daughter wanted to give us a trip for 3 nights, This is the motel she choose she had stayed there few years ago. The room was clean, the food was good and a lot to choose from. In a sit Down restaurant type with...More

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Response from dwelch2017, Guest Relations Manager at Chestnut Tree Inn CherokeeResponded June 12, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words, we really do try to provide a great place to stay with excellent customer service. So glad we hit the mark with you! :) We hope you will return real soon! Have a great day!

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This hotel is located near Harrah's Casino, the Oconaluftee River, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Santa's Land Family Theme Park, Western Carolina University, Cataloochee Ski Area and the Cherokee ...More Indian Village. The Chestnut Tree Inn offers guests an outdoor pool, free hot breakfast served from 7 am to 10 am, free high-speed wireless Internet access, guest laundry, fax/copy service, wake up service, free parking with room for large vehicles and meeting facilities with A/V equipment and catering available. Guest rooms may offer free high-speed wireless Internet access, coffee maker, cable TV with extra stations, hair dryer, iron/board, free local calls,air conditioning, alarm clock and electronic door locks. Mini-fridge is available. Microwaves may be available but requests are not guaranteed, and will be granted based on availability at check-in. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$72 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Holiday Inn Cherokee
Also Known As
Chestnut Tree Inn Cherokee Hotel Cherokee
Cherokee Holiday Inn
United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Cherokee
Traveler (96)
Room & Suite (33)
Pool & Beach (7)
Dining (5)
Business Center & Event Rooms (10)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Pat B
October 2, 2016|
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Response from Tammy E | Reviewed this property |
The room had two beds ands yes, the breakfast is free with your stay and very good. Not the typical continental choices.
October 15, 2015|
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Response from Kimberley G | Property representative |
No, only service animals.
August 19, 2015|
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Response from covermeimgoingin | Reviewed this property |
There are both smoking and non-smoking rooms, smoking is also allowed outside (not sure about the pool area, possibly not since it is a public gathering area.) We had a smoking room in October 2015 when we were there. The... More
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"Not close to the casino but clean and quiet"
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"Never had a bad room, so I cannot suggest anything better"
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"We prefer 1st floor so we can park and walk straight into the room, with our vehicle in front of our door."
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"Do not stay there"
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