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Decatur, Illinois
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262 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

This hotel is owned by Econo Lodge so not really a local place. Not as clean as it should be. Good view of the river with a balcony and also good view of campground across the way. They had bugs. Not bed bugs but bugs. This place needs to improve. I can't recommend. (Also, you can't get ice or service... More 

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36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Based on the reviews, I thought it would be better than it was. Out GPS had difficulty finding it. The outside is nothing special to look at. Pulled up as the ORKIN man was leaving. I inquired at office and was told it was maintanence. Asked to change to 1st floor room so we wouldn't have to lug our luggage... More 

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Very good value and a beautiful view. We loved this place. When you look over the balcony the local geese come in hope of food. Cherokee is on the edge of the spectacular Great Smoky Mountains National Park and this motel makes the best of it. I would rather stay here than the fancy hotel at the casino. It has... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night and room was better than expected. Loved the balcony overlooking the Oconoluftee river. King bed was very comfortable as well. Room appeared to have been recently updated with fresh paint and linens. Water pressure was good and bathroom was clean. The staff (especially Danielle) was very nice and helpful with questions. There is not much directly adjacent... More 

Thank ahanthorn
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

The balcony over the river was quite nice but the street on the other side quite noisy. I seems like bikers enjoy to ride by and their noise quite abnoxious. The room was quite large and very clean as well as the bathroom. There is at least one (more?) good restaurant within walking distance plus several fast foods. Very short... More 

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Hot Springs,Ar
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Very reasonable. Especially enjoyed balcony overlooking river, watching families tubing down the river, and playing cards there in the evening. Peaceful on that side of the motel, but front had lots of traffic noise, especially motorcycles. Tiny bathroom, with no place to put toiletries. Internet and cell service were next to nonexistent--would have hated to have emergency. Friendly, helpful staff.

Thank Fergmom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

A room wirh a balcony ON the river is a unique experience, which I enjoyed. However this motel presents a few safety concerns. Parking is angled spaces right on a rather busy highway making backing out a little tricky. Rooms have keyed locks (remember those?) with no security chains. Was surprised that front desk closes up and attendant goes home... More 

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North Carolina
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137 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to travel to my native land which is about 3 hours from our home. We arrived on Thursday in Cherokee in plenty of time to find a clean place to spend a couple of nights beside the river. After checking out the most of them we decided on Rivers Edge for our 1st night (... More 

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Nancy, France
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We stayed there three nights and loved it ! The room was lovely and clean, and beds very comfortable. We had asked for a room on first floor and that's what we got, what a pleasure to be on our balcony and enjoy the Oconaluftee River, the ducks and geese !! The motel was full but no noise from the... More 

1 Thank CathyAnne
Greensboro, North Carolina
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49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

This is the first motel where I could actually go fishing from my balcony (first floor only). We enjoyed seeing ducks and fish swim by and people tubing on the river. What a nice place to enjoy seeing some wildlife while having a beverage (or two) and snacks before dinner. It is a 5 minute drive to see "Un to... More 

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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently remodeled and located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, River's Edge has everything to offer. You can sit on your own private balcony overlooking the Oconaluftee River, or just step out the door to choose from convenient restaurants, stores, and attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River's Edge Motel

Address: 1026 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC 28719-9217
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
Price Range: $96 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — River's Edge Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
River`s Edge Hotel Cherokee
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Cherokee
#3 Family Hotel in Cherokee
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