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Pioneer Motel and Cottages

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Whiteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me, my husband, Gary and Lil dog, Chloe stayed in the cottage by the river for 9 days Oct-Nov 2015 and it was great. It was like staying at home with everything a house needs. The owner stopped by our cottage one day when we were outdoors and she was so friendly to us. We had a really nice conversation.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cabins are very nicely furnished and quiet. They have grills and fire pits at nearly every cabin. It's also convenient to everything. Food lion, dollar store and casino are all with 2 miles. My family comes back here every year at least once or twice.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We're so happy you enjoyed your stay. We appreciate your noticing our hard work. I will pass this along to our housekeeping staff. I know they'll be thrilled. More 

Inman, SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay for our annual family reunion in Cherokee. We stayed out by the pool most of the day and spent our evenings sitting on the porch or cooking out in the pavilion area while the kids played on the little playground or baseball area. It was clean and comfortable and perfect for us because we had a... More 

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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 pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Family reunions are such special times to get together and renew our ties and reacquaint ourselves. We are proud to have hosted yours. More 

Armuchee, Georgia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Rooms were clean. Has swimming pool, playground area, horseshoes to play, pavilion with grills and picnice tables. Stayed here for three nights. Had two rooms for our family. Kids enjoyed the pool and at night they enjoyed playing basketball. Also on river but you have to walk a little ways in the back. Price is resonable.

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Laurel C, 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 happy that you enjoyed your stay and found us to be a good place for your family. We strive for cleanliness and to be a good value for your hard earned dollar. More 

Metairie, LA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We have stayed here several times before and this time we had cabin #114 which is on the river. There is a big porch with rocking chairs and a picnic table. You can just sit and enjoy the view and the sounds of the river. There are two large bedrooms, on with two queen beds and one with one. There... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are so happy that you keep coming back and glad you enjoyed the cabin. Thank you so much. We look forward to seving you again in the future. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Just got home yesterday from an extended weekend at the Pioneer and as usual, we were not disappointed! From our cabin, to the staff, to the lovely landscape and and beautiful pool we were more than pleased! We'll be seeing you again in August!

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for coming back. We take pride in maintaining our property and thank you for recognizing that. We look forward to hosting you in August. More 

Ellijay, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We always vacationed in cherokee every summer for years and stayed at pioneer in one of the river front cottages every year . We loved the scenery and it was always peaceful there until our last trip. The owners dog barked most of the day and all night long the whole time we were there. I was surprised Laurel the... More 

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

I am so sorry that your stay was interrupted by our family pets. I wish you had told someone at the desk or me personally and we would have taken care of the matter. We do live where we work and we have had these dogs for years and this is the first complaint we've had. But one is too... More 

Harlem, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We Stay Here EVERY time we come to Cherokee. We have stayed in the cabins as well as the hotel. We would stay any where else. IT has always been clean and the people are so kind. We have probably been staying here for the past 8 years I know. The River is beautiful and the surrounding view is awesome.

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

Thank you so much for taking time to review our property. We are so glad you were pleased. We try very hard to please. Cleanliness is our top priority and so glad you noticed. Our staff will be tickled that their efforts are paying off. Come see us again. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 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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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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are one of the most unique and quaint lodging options located on the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indian Reseveration. We offer a variety of ecomonical lodging options for you and your family. We have 21 motel rooms and 7 cottages to accomidate you. We are family owned and operated and take pride in our facility. We welcome you to our property to relax and enjoy your vacation. Our property offers access to the Oconoluftee River for fishing or just playing around. Our property also includes a covered pavillion area, perfect for cookouts or family reunions. We also offer a recreactional area, including an outdoor basketball court for both adults and children to enjoy. Our outdoor pool area has recently been remodeled and offers an inviting atmosphere to simply enjoy the Cherokee sunshine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pioneer Motel and Cottages

Address: P.O. Box 397, Cherokee, NC 28719-0397
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cherokee
Number of rooms: 26
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