Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites

248 Wbi Dr., Dillsboro, NC 28725 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property
35.367092-83.256880
+1-800-760-7718
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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed Accessible
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Mobility Accessible Communication Assistance Roll in Shower Full Breakfast
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds High Speed Internet Accessible Microwave and Refrigerator, Coffee Maker Iro
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds High Speed Internet Accessible Microwave and Refrigerator, Coffee Maker Iron and Ironin
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds High Speed Internet Accessible River View Balcony or Patio Microwave and R
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds Refrigerator, Microwave River View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorner River View Quite with 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesPatio Room with Balcony and Water View 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRiver View 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRiver View Suite 1 King
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRiver View Suite 1 King Bed
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Check RatesRiverview Suite with 2 Queen Beds and Balcony or Patio
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
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Check RatesStandard Suite with View 2 Queen Beds Mobility Accessible
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Check RatesStudio Suite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Jetted Tub River View with Sofa Bed
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Check RatesStudio Suite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Refrigerator, Microwave with Sofa Bed
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Check RatesStudio Suite 2 Queen Beds Refrigerator, Microwave River View
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Check RatesStudio Suite 2 Queen Beds River View Corner
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed River View Balcony or Patio Sofa Bed Microwave and Refrigerator Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed River View Balcony Whirlpool Sofa Bed Microwave and Refrigerator
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed River View Balcony Whirlpool Sofa Bed Microwave and Refrigerator Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed Sitting Area Sofa Bed High Speed Internet Accessible Microwave and Refr
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Check RatesSuite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Refrigerator, Microwave River View with Sofa Bed
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Check RatesSuite 2 Queen Beds Mobility Accessible Roll in Shower View Balcony Full Breakfast
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Check RatesSuite King Size Bed
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Check RatesSuite River View
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Check RatesSuite with 2 Queen Beds Shower and Balcony Disabled Accessible
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Local Attractions

Tuckasegee River, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Harrah's Casino, Cherokee, Gem Mining, Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Tubing, Guided Tours, Skiing, Local Shops and Restaurants, Western Carolina University and more

Verified Reviews of Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Comfortable and Quiet."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
My third visit. Rooms always clean and comfortable. Location is scenic and pleasant. Staff always helpful.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Feb-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Feb 24 to Sat Feb 26 2022 at a $122.49 average nightly rate.
"Great Time in Dillsboro."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Great property and staff… Couldn't enjoy outdoor amenities because of rain but balcony was great.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Oct 03 to Mon Oct 04 2021 at a $149.99 average nightly rate.
"Water view and nice people!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The location does not note how beautiful the river view appears. The staff were generous with their time and knowledge of the area.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Sep 15 to Fri Sep 17 2021 at a $116.99 average nightly rate.
"Nice and quite ,very clean."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
I would love to come back and visit in the fall to see fall colors.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
07-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Thu May 27 to Sat May 29 2021 at a $157.99 average nightly rate.
"The Ambiance was Fabulous."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
From check in to check out, our experience was excellent. We loved sitting on the balcony watching the river go by.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Nov-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Nov 10 to Thu Nov 12 2020 at a $134.99 average nightly rate.
"Great location clean room."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Great staff great location.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Oct-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 14 to Sun Aug 16 2020 at a $182.24 average nightly rate.
"Mildew smell in room."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
The river view and sound was nice, but not worth the money. Room smelled of mildew and smoke.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-Aug-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Aug 15 to Sun Aug 16 2020 at a $202.00 average nightly rate.
"Very Nice"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The room was very spacious for a regular room with a king size bed. Seemed very clean. Having the deck to the river was very pretty.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Jul-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 24 to Sun Jul 26 2020 at a $124.99 average nightly rate.
"Great Experience"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Excellent treatment friendly staff.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Jul-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Jun 30 to Fri Jul 03 2020 at a $89.99 average nightly rate.
"Great location, relaxing night."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Excellent for a getaway with my wife and very comfortable atmosphere. All the staff I encountered were friendly and the room was above average for a hotel this size. I plan to come here again when I am in this area.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Jan-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jan 04 to Sun Jan 05 2020 at a $96.29 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 722 guest reviews

Property Description

Discover this Dillsboro, North Carolina hotel offering a convenient location on the Tuckasegee River, close to Sylva and central to everything Western North Carolina has to offer. With unbeatable value, a great location and unparalleled Tuckasegee River and Great Smoky Mountain views, all of our guests love this Dillsboro hotel.Located within walking distance to downtown historic Dillsboro, the BEST WESTERN PLUS River Escape Inn & Suites is perfect for those who want to explore the area. Other area attractions also include Western Carolina University, Harrah's Cherokee Casino, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Asheville, and more. No matter what you want to see, do, or experience while in town, we guarantee you'll find it just a short distance from this Dillsboro hotel. Inside the 100% non-smoking BEST WESTERN PLUS River Escape Inn & Suites, guests will find that the hotel's sixty-five well-appointed, impeccably clean and spacious guest rooms each come complete with cable television with HBO®, free high-speed Internet access and all the comforts of home. Other amenities at this Dillsboro hotel also include a complimentary full hot breakfast each morning, an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, large river deck with rocking chairs and a fitness center. Some rooms at this hotel in Dillsboro also feature a picturesque view of the tranquil Great Smoky Mountains and Tuckasegee River, and the model train in the lobby is popular with adults and kids alike.Those traveling to this Dillsboro Best Western on business will appreciate our on-site banquet facilities, in addition to a close proximity to corporate locations such as Duke Energy, Aramark, Jackson Paper, Medwest Hospitals, Western Carolina University and Western Builders, Inc.Make your next Dillsboro, North Carolina hotel experience unforgettable with a stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS River Escape Inn & Suites. Book online now and save! Enjoy your stay.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 0
Floors: 3
Rooms: 65
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 65
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 26
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 792 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: -
Pool Info: We offer an indoor pool
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24hrs from arrivel date
Nightly Parking: -
Typical Group Deposit: 0
Total Taxes: 11.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 4.00%

Amenities / Features


  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Elevator
  • Office or business center
  • Spa
  • Fax available
  • Internet - wireless
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Hairdryer available
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Alarm clock
  • Microwave in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Voicemail
  • Air conditioning
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa

Breakfast Information

Free Hot Breakfast

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Free parking

Internet / WiFI

Free WiFI

About Best Western Plus

  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk
  • Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available
  • FREE high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Breakfast is available
  • For the upper mid-scale market, including upgraded amenities and enhanced style and comfort.

The Best Western Plus highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Best Western River Escape Inn & Suites

Hotel Rate Trends at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites

The graph above is averages of room rates for both group rates and the lowest online individual rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 19.8% in April 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $266 in the month of October 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites.

Feel free to use the Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Dillsboro event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Tuckaseegee Room 24 x 33 x 0 792--/--------------/--------
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Tuckaseegee Room

OUR TUCKASEEGEE ROOM IS GREAT FOR BUSINESS MEETING, BABY SHOWER, AND SMALL PERSONAL GATHERING. LET US KNOW HOW WE CAN COMPLETE YOUR NEED AT THE BEST WESTERN RIVER ESCAPE INN AND SUITES
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
792 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 33 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

FAQs about Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00 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 11:00 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 Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites have?

There are 65 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites?

Free Hot Breakfast

What parking is available at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites?

Free parking

How much does internet cost?

Free WiFI

Can I get a AAA rate at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites?

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

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites?

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

Is there a pool at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. We offer an indoor pool.

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