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Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA

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92 KOA Campground Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
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Blairsville, Georgia
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall, we enjoyed our stay here. However, there was more than one issue that prevented me from giving this campground a higher rating. First, and foremost, their customer service is terrible. The lady I spoke with to make our reservations was short tempered and acted as if she really did not want to answer my questions. It did not get... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were having dinner with family who were camping at this site. Had to get a pass to enter (no big deal, I appreciate security) but was charged $5.50 per person just to meet for dinner!!!! What????? We were only there for 3 hours!!! Wasn't spending the night!!! Thank goodness they didn't know about the third person in the car!!!... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my way from Utah to Savannah for a teacher workshop on humanity. I had car problems which delayed the trip. Unfortunately, I had to hurry in order to make it to Savannah on time. I called the KOA to see about getting a refund. They were very rude and refused to refund my reservation. Apparently, this KOA only cares... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 6 rented a camping cabin for 4 nights. We definitely enjoyed our stay. We did the tie dying activity which was nice. But mostly we were only at the camp to sleep and shower cause we wanted to tour the area. We traveled to Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge one day and stayed in Cherokee another and spent another day... More 

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Marion, North Carolina
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights with wife,daughter and two grandchildren. Nice campground with a lot of activities for kids but can be very pricey. The sites are ok but very expensive. They have a couple of pools and bounce pad for kids that are free but also rent bikes for a fee. Fishing is also available but you must purchase a... More 

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Richmond, Kentucky
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154 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My parents just bought a travel trailer so we wanted their first couple of trips to be at KOA's. This was their second. They usually camp with us in ours. We wanted sites together in case they had any issues and even though they park was crowded they found 2 full hook-ups together....for which we were very grateful! Their site... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in a 30' travel trailer which had a back in pad site with the small creek behind us. The price was about $90.00 The location and views from this campground are very nice. The pad site was nice, level and concrete. Our site did not have a tree The rest rooms were clean and so were the... More 

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Cherokee K, Public Relations Manager at Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. I am glad you had a nice time and hope your review will help future guests in their decision making. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

South Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The KOA has all the amenities you could want. May is great for couples or solo's, June through Aug great for families. Oct great for the Autumn change of the seasons. First went there in the mid 70's with our children and are still camping there in 2016 with our grandchildren. Very kid and family oriented. We are from Miami,... More 

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Cherokee K, Public Relations Manager at Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. What a great family tradition, many families return with grandchildren after their own children have grown. I hope this review was helpful to other guests considering coming to our beautiful campground. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Camden
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got back and had a blast. They have a wonderful staff and they rpovide lots of fun and activities for all ages. My 4 year-old daughter loves it there. They have five pools, a great playground, mini golf, bike rentals, and two bounce pads...not to mention a great general store and snack bar. They've upgraded a lot over... More 

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Cherokee K, Public Relations Manager at Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so glad you keep returning and enjoying your time with us. Upgrades are made to the campground every year to enhance our guest's time with us. We look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

Cotton MN
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64 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The KOA is right on the river. bathrooms are clean and placed in good locations. There was a lot of staff that were eager to help in any way they could. I stayed in a sleeping cabin for $57 .63 with tax per night. I slept very well. This Koa also had a pool and hot tub that I enjoyed.... More 

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Cherokee K, Public Relations Manager at Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am glad you had a nice time. We have three bathrooms on the property and two pools. We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
What a location! The Cherokee/Great Smokies KOA is bordered on one side by the serene Raven Fork River and on the other side by three tribal trout ponds. It lies just across the road from Great Smoky Mountains National Park and one mile from the Blue Ridge Parkway. From almost anywhere on the KOA's grounds, take in 360-degree mountain views. The resort campground offers camping cabins, cottages and Deluxe cabins, large RV and tent sites. This KOA is ideal for the biggest group gatherings with year-round indoor and seasonal outdoor pools and hot tubs, food service,an outdoor movie-cinema, a Jumping Pillow and adventure mini golf. Campers enjoy the shuttle to area attractions and events too numerous to count. Check online for special events, theme weekends and seasonal activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cherokee / Great Smokies KOA

Address: 92 KOA Campground Road, Cherokee, NC 28719
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
Cherokee / Great Smokies Koa Hotel Cherokee
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