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Rochester, New York
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was traveling west to east through North Carolina with my wife and granddaughter. I had planned to bypass this area of North Carolina but side trips and shopping wore me down as the day grew shorter. A quick look at the GPS for nearby hotels told me that Gear Head Inn was near. A short phone conversation secured a... More 

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Thank Brennon M
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't get a room this weekend because of the poker tourney at the casino and found this place. Rate was probably a little more than usual but was glad to pay it. Owner was extremely friendly and helpful. Room was clean and spacious. Didn't get a chance to use the pool but it was very clean. Covered sitting area as... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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61 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My wife and I were on the way to the casino for the weekend, and we didn't have a room (the casino hotel and its affiliates were all booked). I told my wife to get on the phone and find a place, and The Gear Head Inn was the first she found. She called and booked (the lady she spoke... More 

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St Augustine
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58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I really hate to write this review because, all these good stops that I write about always seem to get booked but this little slice laying in the Blue Ridge is a gem. WE WILL RETURN. CLEAN , Great service friendly family owned No chain here just the way I like it. Just a few miles not only from the... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Very nice small locally owned Motel. Clean, comfortable and quiet, but could use some updating. Owners very friendly and responsive. Located close to all the attractions near Cherokee. Rates are generally cheaper than the local Chains.

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Marietta
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Our girls weekend changed in route so we had to regroup on the fly. We found this hotel on line. Mary & Jim had one room left and they held it for us till we got there. By that time we were soaking wet but we settled in and waited out the rain. When we came back later that evening... More 

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Black River Falls, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Mary and Jim were excellent hosts. Direction to places,towels to wipe off the dew in the morning, camp fires in the evening. Rooms were large and clean. Had all the amenities you would need. Excellent place to room and leave on the bike each day. If you are planning a trip to the Smokey Mts., I would highly recommend Gear... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Excellent: Jim & Mary are the best!!! Friendly & made us feel at home, making our stay enjoyable. The room was clean & spacious with very comfortable bed, Wi-fi, pool & great rate. Cannot say enough about Jim & Mary. Would stay there again. Highly recommend. Great room for the price.

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Rochester, New York
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I am not a gear head by any stretch of the imagination, but I can appreciate the enthusiasm and dedication that goes into this place. The name says it all. Each room has a car name and the interior decor matches the room. We got the Challenger room which I found out was not the space shuttle, but some kind... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This Motel is like stepping back in time! The room was very clean and spacious. This place had all the modern amenities. We loved the out door pool and fire pit. I would have given this place five stars but the wireless internet was very weak and would like work close to the office. That aside we would stay there... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of the greatest cruising country in our nation, the Gear Head Inn is a destination for the young and young-at-heart who have a love affair with the open road. Surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains, we are located on State Road 19, between Cherokee and Bryson City. Gear Head Inn is unique in its friendly atmosphere and immaculate,spacious accommodations. You'll feel right at home--here in the country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gear Head Inn

Address: 6280 Ela Rd, Whittier, NC 28789-8682
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Whittier
Price Range: $97 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Gear Head Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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