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All reviewsfree breakfastroom was cleanhot buffetstay there againan older hotelnice place to staybryson citycasinogravymountains
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Reviewed September 3, 2010

This was our first Hotel on our trip. the hotel is situated a bit outside of Cherokee. This is good, because Cherokee is very busy. A warm breakfast was included. But be aware that if you want something to drink that is not coffee, milk or ice tea you have to pay. The outside pool is ok. We just took a look at the indoor pool that seemed to be also ok. The room had the Holiday Inn standard and was clean.

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled with family
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Thank heavy1968
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Reviewed July 9, 2010

This hotel is in SERIOUS need of an update. The room was disgusting...stains all over carpet, TINY bathroom and GROSS shower. If I hadn't already paid upfront to get the lower discount, we would have left. The "free" breakfast buffet is the standard fare you would get at other hotels that offer continental style free breakfast. The rooms all open to the parking lot (very OLD STYLE).

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank meikner
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Reviewed June 24, 2010

We come to Cherokee several times a year but this was our first time staying at the Holiday Inn. We were impressed! I work as an executive housekeeper for a five star resort so I know a quality hotel when I stay at one. The hotel and restaurant staff were very helpful, polite, friendly and informative. You won't be disapointed with the service. This is an older hotel but it is in very good shape and appears to be recently rennovated. The grounds are well kept and exceed what you would expect from Holiday Inn. The rooms are cozy, clean, decorated nicely and the furnishings were great! The king bed in our room was very comfortable and we slept well every night.

We loved the free breakfast buffet which is included for guests. The restaurant was awesome and was a nice surprise for us since we didn't want to drive around looking for somewhere to eat. We ate there every morning during our stay and was never disappointed. They also serve dinner there which we heard was also very good. It is very rare to find a restaurant this good in this type of hotel!

The two pools were great but the outdoor pool must have just opened because it was still a little green. They did work on cleaning it up while we were there and it was good to go afterwards. There is also a nice little playground next to the outdoor pool that the little ones would enjoy. I would definitely reccomend this hotel for families. It is a great value for the money and we will most certainly stay again. Kudos to the management and staff of the Holiday Inn Cherokee for running a awesome little hotel in the mountains!

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank MBExecHskper
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Reviewed June 6, 2010

suggest removing fake table plants in restaurant - Dusty. get salt shakers w/ larger holes, was no fruit today, add a list of drink coices for breakfast, eggs were over cooked. Outside pool is nice. Bed was alittle soft. All hotels should non slip bath mats like they have here.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled with friends
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Thank b29349
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Reviewed April 24, 2010

My family and I stayed one night. I was traveling on business and my family was tagging along for sight-seeing. We didn't realize there was a bike rally in town, which may explain why our room was $165 which is much more than I would expect to pay for the quality. Nevertheless, our room was comfortable and clean. Bathroom is very small, but we managed. The breakfast buffet was very good and free to guests, so that was a real plus. Front desk staff was professional, friendly and caring. The worst thing about this hotel is the pool/hot tub area. The hot tub jets are so low, and a floor drain so efficient, that the tub literally looks like a giant toilet that has just been flushed. It was hot enough, but the experience is just sitting in a tub of hot water. The pool, hot tub, and entire pool area needs renovating. It appears dirty and unkept. The pool table in the area is a nice plus, the cue tips are worn out or absent, there is no chalk or other supplies, etc. The gray carpeting intersects with the raised, beige tiling, and all of us fell off the five inch drop since the "step down" is not adequately marked. This decent hotel would benefit greatly from a pool area renovation. Overall, not a bad stay, but I don't suggest going when an event is in town. It obviously has a drastic effect on cost.

Stayed: April 2010, traveled on business
Thank Bustraveler56
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