Great Smokies Inn Cherokee

1636 Acquoni, Cherokee, NC 28719 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Property
35.498360-83.306680
+1-800-760-7718
Cleaning Policy: Our team takes great pride in keeping our entire property clean. We work throughout day to ensure all public spaces are cleaned. Our lobby is cleaned often throughout day.Daily room service is not available for our guests staying more than one night. We do offer to refresh any room amenities for guest by just reaching out to the front desk staff.
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4.0/5

Based on 1253 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • The Avg. Group Saves 13.0%!
  • 150 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Check in: 3pm
  • Check out: 11am
  • Hotel has a green policy
  • Group booking rating of 6.8/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

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Smoking    Non-Smoking
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Smoking    Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, "Unto These Hills" Outdoor Drama, Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Oconaluftee Indian Village, Mingo Falls, Soco Falls, Juneywhank Falls, Tom Branch Falls, Indian Creek Falls, Blue Ridge Parkway, Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Resort, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Santa's Land, Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours, Mountaintop Zip Line Tours, Cherokee Helicopter Tours, Whitewater Ltd. "Rafting & Kayak", Fly Fishing Tours, Pigeon Forge, TN, Gatlinburg, TN, Western Carolina University

Verified Reviews of Great Smokies Inn Cherokee

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great Place to Stay"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Location is great! Clean room and customer service was good.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Nov-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Oct 20 to Sun Oct 23 2022 at a $130.99 average nightly rate.
"Great View The room was great and bed comfortable"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Great view of Elk and leaves changing.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Oct-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Oct 20 to Sun Oct 23 2022 at a $130.99 average nightly rate.
"Staff was very helpful. Rooms clean and comfy."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Clean rooms, beds comfortable. Staff was very helpful.
(Group coordinator, booked 3 rooms), from US flag
19-Oct-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Oct 17 to Tue Oct 18 2022 at a $92.99 average nightly rate.
"Clean & Well Kept"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Clean and well kept.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
20-Mar-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Mar 17 to Sat Mar 19 2022 at a $80.49 average nightly rate.
"Great!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Room was clean, beds were nice and clean, employees were friendly and helpful. Will stay here again!
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
19-Feb-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Feb 18 to Sat Feb 19 2022 at a $110.99 average nightly rate.
"AWESOME!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
VERY FRIENDLY AND VERY CLEAN ROOM. IT WAS A PLEASURE STAYING THERE, THANK YOU. I WILL ALLWAYS GET A ROOM WITH YOU WHEN I VISIT CHEROKEE. VERY NICE PEOPLE, FRIENDLY. I WILL SEND MY FAMILY THERE AND MY FRIENDS. HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Dec-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Dec 03 to Sat Dec 04 2021 at a $92.99 average nightly rate.
"Clean and pleasant."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
All good. Clean and comfortable. Friendly.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Oct 10 to Sat Oct 16 2021 at a $84.66 average nightly rate.
"Very helpful people."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
We will definitely return to this hotel.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
31-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 30 to Sun Aug 01 2021 at a $220.99 average nightly rate.
"Left behind a Laptop."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
I left my laptop in room when I left. They called me within 10 minutes to let me know that had it in office. Honest people!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 18 to Sat Jun 19 2021 at a $151.99 average nightly rate.
"Very good experience with hotel."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
No Problems
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Mar-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Mar 12 to Sun Mar 14 2021 at a $106.26 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 1253 guest reviews

Property Description

This year-round vacation facility is located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Cherokee, North Carolina, near the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. We are within easy walking distance to a shopping area, a regularly stocked trout stream, many other local attractions and lots of great food nearby. Our hotel is located closely to the cultural district home of the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc promoting the work of over 350 artisan members. Located close to many attractions such as the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Oconaluftee Indian Village, Mountainside Theatre home of the Unto These Hills Theatre show, Fire Mountain Bike Trail, Mingo Falls, Soco Falls, Farm History Museum and Santaland. Located within 3.5 miles of the casino and event center.

Green Sustainability

Our hotel prides itself on reducing our footprint on the environment. We recycle when possible and we offer limited in-house room service which helps reduce waste.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3pm
Check Out: 11am
Year of Last Renovation: 2009
Floors: 2
Rooms: 150
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 101
Handicap Rooms: 3
Rooms with 1 Bed: 30
Rooms with 2 Beds: 120
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: As Needed
Meeting Rooms: 0
Banquet Space: Holds 75 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 3.0 Mi
Pool Info:
Our seasonal outdoor swimming pool is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Pool is open from 10 am to 10 pm daily and is easily accessible to all rooms of hotel. Pool facing rooms can be requested and based on availability.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours ....Individual14 days ..... groups - contract is required for group bookings and details on requirement are detailed in contract. Group minimum is 10 rooms.
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 10%
Total Taxes: 11.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 3.00%
Porterage Fee: 2.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: Showtime
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Asheville Airport is located approximately 60 miles.

Local Shuttle Info: Cherokee Transit provides transportation for only $1 per passenger throughout the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The Transit is available daily from our hotel. It is closed on Saturday and Sundays.

Breakfast Information

Hotel does not currently offer a on site breakfast. Many great Cherokee restaurants in walking distance or a short drive. Within 1 mile of hotel we suggest Peter's Pancakes, Luftee River Buffet, and Mabel's Kitchen.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Hotel does have a limited number of pet friendly rooms available. Pet fee is $25+ tax per pet per night. In house pets are required to be crated when owner is not in room, kept on a leash while on the grounds and cleaned up after.

Parking Info

Parking is free for cars and buses. We have plenty of space available to accommodate your tour bus.

Internet / WiFI

Wi-Fi is complimentary at our hotel.

Cleaning Policies

Our team takes great pride in keeping our entire property clean. We work throughout day to ensure all public spaces are cleaned. Our lobby is cleaned often throughout day.Daily room service is not available for our guests staying more than one night. We do offer to refresh any room amenities for guest by just reaching out to the front desk staff.

Previously known as:
Great Smokies Inn

FAQs about Great Smokies Inn Cherokee

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Great Smokies Inn Cherokee have?

There are 150 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

What kind of breakfast is at Great Smokies Inn Cherokee?

Hotel does not currently offer a on site breakfast. Many great Cherokee restaurants in walking distance or a short drive. Within 1 mile of hotel we suggest Peter's Pancakes, Luftee River Buffet, and Mabel's Kitchen.

What parking is available at Great Smokies Inn Cherokee?

Parking is free for cars and buses. We have plenty of space available to accommodate your tour bus.

How much does internet cost?

Wi-Fi is complimentary at our hotel.

Can I get a AAA rate at Great Smokies Inn Cherokee?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Great Smokies Inn Cherokee?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a pool at Great Smokies Inn Cherokee?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Our seasonal outdoor swimming pool is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Pool is open from 10 am to 10 pm daily and is easily accessible to all rooms of hotel. Pool facing rooms can be requested and based on availability..

Can I get a group rate at Great Smokies Inn Cherokee?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 13.0%.

Testimonials:

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"A joy to finally get a real person on the telephone that was willing to help me. You make finding a hotel that honors "groups" so much easier. She was very polite and helpful." A.S. - Norwalk, CT

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