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Econo Lodge Cherokee

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know where to start. Jackie at the front desk is really a sweet lady. She was working the holidays and had a super good attitude. Very helpful with any questions. The rooms are always clean. Ive stayed a lot here. Duran who works the front desk is also another good guy. The staff is never rude, rooms always...

Thank Paul T
Reviewed December 11, 2016

This is a well kept up motel, BUT the internet and "free Breakfast" is a joke!!! We did not expect a LUXURY motel, but when there is no chain on door on the outside one or on the ADJOINING room door!!!!! . I have paid less to stay in a NICE hotel.

Thank LADY3824
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed December 2, 2016

As a frequent visitor to Harrah's Cherokee, I have stayed at many hotels in Cherokee. For some reason, most of them have terrible wifi. The Econo Lodge is an exception. Their wifi is very reliable (though not super fast). The rooms are nice & clean, and the staff is courteous and professional. Highly recommended!

Thank sidmando
Reviewed November 13, 2016

This is a cute little place. Rooms were large and clean. I recommend not getting a room near the stairs as you can hear lead footed people going up and down. Could also use a microwave in the room if staying for more than a night.

Thank Cindi M
Conway, South Carolina
Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is a great place to stay in Cherokee. Wifi service was great. Staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was more than expected. Convenient to everything with easy in and out of the parking lot. Will stay there again when we are through Cherokee.

Thank Teedle_toot
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Just believe it this place is great good comfy bed and clean room very nice and polite staff and it seems they get friendly clients so go for it we will be back also the breakfast is not to bad if not a small area to eat in just try to time it write

Thank jjbls
New Jersey
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Great if you don't mind hearing people talking in room next to you, above you, and outside your room. Bed uncomfortable. Thin usual towels. Front desk was fine, but we didn't eat breakfast so we can't assess that.

Thank drrlkjr54
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We stayed here during a Goldwing Rally. Was very happy with the room. It was clean, and comfortable. The staff was friendly and cooperative. Conveniently located in the center of everything and across from KFC, the movie theater. Will stay again.

1Thank Barry S
Eastern NC
Reviewed September 28, 2016

I was here for two days while visiting Cherokee and found this motel to be clean, comfortable, and affordable. The staff was friendly and courteous and always ready to make suggestions of things to see and do, as well as good places to eat. The motel is centrally located in Cherokee and is along side the Oconaluftee River. There is...

2Thank AuntieM64
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We were only in Cherokee one night and the bed was very comfortable. It was a nice quiet stay. We walked the streets to visit some shops and found a place get a quick bite of supper. Would stay again.

2Thank ftball72
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Econo Lodge nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains is a conveniently located hotel in the downtown area on the Cherokee Indian Reservation adjacent to the Oconaluftee River and is minutes from most of the areas popular attractions like Harrahs Casino, Paula Deen's resturant, The Cherokee Indian Museum, Oconaluftee Indian Village, Unto These Hills a powerful outdoor drama that brings to life the tragic history of the Cherokee people, Oconaluftee Island Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Other points of interest include: Santa's Land. Cherokee Bear Zoo. Cherokee Fun Park Tubing on the River. Fontana Dam, Deals Gap (Tail of the Dragon), Cataloochee Ski Area, Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountain Railway. Come stay with us and enjoy being in walking distance to restaurants and many shops with a theater complex just across the street from the Econo Lodge. Activities include tubing, world class trout fishing, bonfires and picnicking on the river. The Econo Lodge is also just 30 minutes away from Western Carolina University. Guests of this Cherokee, NC hotel are invited to enjoy many great amenities like free fresh coffee, free wifi, free local calls and a free deluxe continental breakfast. Business travelers will appreciate the access to copy/fax services and free wifi. Traveling families will enjoy our larger family suites. All of our spacious guest rooms come equipped with coffee makers, hair dryers, cable television with free Showtime and refrigerators. Handicapped accessible, smoking and non smoking rooms are available. Whether traveling for business or pleasure the Econo Lodge hotel offers a convenient location, relaxing accommodations and affordable rates to everyone visiting the Cherokee area. Our friendly staff looks forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Cherokee

Address: 20 River Road, US Hwy 19, Cherokee, NC 28719
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Cherokee
Price Range: $63 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Cherokee 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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Cherokee Econo Lodge
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#5 Family Hotel in Cherokee
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cherokee
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“Get a room away from stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles CindiM538, Nov 13, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all good but remember there is no !lift so if you don't like stairs pick a ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles jjbls, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
“116 King bed.”
 of 5 bubbles barrys582, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“choose 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles letiadg1, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“Upper rooms are a little cheaper but the stairs weren't too bad.”
 of 5 bubbles wandar816, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
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