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Pioneer Motel and Cottages

P.O. Box 397, Cherokee, NC 28719
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Atlanta, Georgia
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88 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Our room was spotlessly clean (hardwood floor), the staff was friendly and the bed was comfy. Plenty of towels and not far from the action in Cherokee. Nice and quiet, not a huge room but plenty. From now on we'll always stay here when in the area.

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Thank IMIUBU
Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. It means a lot because we know how busy life can be. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for noticing our new towels. We have been blessed with a really good staff this season and its nice to see our customers agree. Please feel free to... More 

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40 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

First, the good. The first dog friendly hotel I've been to that smelled clean inside. Lovely vintage interior- very well kept. Terrazzo in the bathroom, pergo-style floors in room. Free cable. Very reasonable rate in peak season. Heater was excellent. Hot hot water. Outdoor grounds very nice! Clean, kept up. Ashley at front desk was awesome!!! Would definitely stay here... More 

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1 Thank Karla C
Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We have been blessed this season with a great housekeeping staff. Our guests have really noticed and we are so happy about this. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

On a recent trip to Cherokee we had The Pioneer Motel recommended to us. The service is superb, and the owner, Laurel, is the most friendly and down to earth person. The rooms are clean, and well looked-after, and the swimming pool and lawns provide a great way to relax. We will definitely be staying here again when we next... More 

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. It means a lot when our guests take time out of their busy lives to give us a thumbs up. Thank you so much. We look forward to seving you again in the future. More 

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57 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

The hotel may look a little run down at night, but after seeing it during the day it looks fine. I would probably suggest getting a cabin rather than hotel room. We got one of their cabins that was right beside the river. It was very pretty and relaxing. The cabin was nice and I felt comfortable there. This motel... More 

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Laurel C, Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our business. We appreciated your patronage and are happy you enjoyed your stay. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The room was nice and clean, the price was very reasonable, and it is only 1 mile from everything in Cherokee. It is kid friendly and has a beautiful view right out the front door on your balcony. I am planning another trip in a few months and plan to stay here again. It has a pool and is right... More 

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Laurel C, Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us . Thank you for taking the time to review us. We greatly appreciate it and thank you for choosing us . More 

Bainbridge Island, Washington
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80 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is not a perfect Motel, but it was perfect for what we needed. I was traveling with a friend and 3 dogs. This worked out really nice for us because of the location, the grounds, and their pet policy. However, you need to know that this is an older motel that has had little remodeling. It was clean and... More 

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed our grounds. More 

Ocala, Florida
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34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

My biggest gripe against them is they base their appeal on riverfront. The river was NO where near my room, and I didn't have access to it. For that reason alone, I won't stay there again 😐 room was clean.

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Laurel C, Owner at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate that you noticed our cleanliness. We strive to keep our property in great condition. I am sorry you were unable to find the river that borders our property for almost 200 yds. Our cabins/cottages are riverfront. We have a stairway leading to our well maintained path to the... More 

Columbia, SC
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Stayed at the Pioneer on Friday May 15, 2015. Was just looking for a clean, quiet room for one night. This was the ideal place. While not a new hotel with all the amenities you might be used to, it more than met my expectations. Room was clean, quiet. Cable TV. Bed was comfortable. Bathroom was clean. Laurel, the owner,... More 

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed here on several occasions. Love the grounds (very well kept), pavilion, pools, river access and proximity to downtown. The staff is always accommodating. This last stay was in the lower court, I noticed and liked the updates to the room decor!

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Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Metairie, LA
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416 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

we stayed here the end of July. It is a great location, only 5 minutes from downtown Cherokee. The cabin #130 had two bedrooms, a large well furnished living room and a big kitchen with a table and chairs and included a washer and dryer. It is certainly not fancy, quite worn in places but comfortable beds and furniture. We... More 

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1 Thank NewOrleansfirstgal
Laurel C, General Manager at Pioneer Motel and Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We have purchased new towels and linens and hopefully that will rectify this situation. I am glad you and your family enjoyed our property and I apologize for our staff not being attentive to this situation. we have installed new linoleum in kitchen and carpet in the cabin. We try to update as we can.... More 

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