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4.2 out of 5

"I really liked my room on the river view, it was so peaceful sitting on the balcony and watching the kayakers. Listening to the rushing water. My room ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 20 Jun 2021

Hotel Description

Enjoy the indoor pool at this Dillsboro hotel

In Dillsboro

Within a 15-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Nantahala National Forest and Oaks Gallery. Tuckasegee River and Heinzelmannchen Brewery are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Renovated in 2016

This hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like full breakfast and free self parking.

Free Internet, LED TVs

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 65 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as LED TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and free local calls.

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator & Microwave (with Sofabed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$119* Per night/room Jun 30 - Jul 1

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Refrigerator & Microwave, River View (with Sofabed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave, River View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave, River View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites ratings based on 25 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites

Everyone (12) Couples (2) Family (5)
5 out of 5
I really liked my room on the river view, it was so peaceful sitting on the balcony and watching the kayakers. Listening to the rushing water. My room beds were comfortable, the room temperature was nice and controllable. The front desk employees were super nice ! ! We could be in Cherokee or surrounding areas in 15-20 minutes, nice to be able to go find something to do and then if we wanted, back to quiet. It was a really nice, quiet place to stay ! !

Posted by on Jun 20, 2021

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5 out of 5
Roaring river view was beautiful, rooms were top notch, the bed was so comfortable and the staff was amazing. 5 star for me and will definitely be staying there every time i visit the Dillsboro area. I can not say enough about this place, this place was amazing in my eyes.

Posted by on May 15, 2021

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2 out of 5
The hotel messed up our reservation we were booked fort two nights and they checked us out after the first. We found out when we came back to the hotel to find the room wide open with our belongings still in it. Key cards wouldn’t work for the pool area (likely due to them checking us out). Breakfast was included with the booking. Buffet consisted of pop tarts, apples, some rotten bananas, and stale muffins. Worst hotel stay in the 30 years I’ve been traveling.

Posted by on Mar 29, 2021

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 22, 2021

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3 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 19, 2021

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5 out of 5
Great place,quiet,and the river sunrise is gorgeous.

Posted by on Jan 24, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 22, 2021 by Rob

I am glad you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to you visiting us again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020

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1 out of 5
The room smelled moldy. There were crackers on the floor. The manager refused to make other accommodations or work with Travelocity to provide a refund.

Posted by on Feb 12, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 17, 2020 by Best Western Hotels & Resorts

We're sorry to hear your recent stay with us did not exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we hope you stay with us again.

5 out of 5
The room was beautiful and you couldn't ask for a better view

Posted by on Jan 29, 2020

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5 out of 5
It was wonderful. The room was really nice. The staff was so friendly. The location was amazing!

Posted by on Nov 25, 2019

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About the Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites

Location 248 WBI Drive, Dillsboro, NC 28725

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites offers its guests an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. WiFi is free in public spaces. A business center and a meeting room are available. Free breakfast is served daily. Event space at this hotel measures 650 square feet (60 square meters) and includes conference space. Barbecue grills, a vending machine, and a picnic area are also featured at the business-friendly Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites. Free self parking is available. A complete renovation of Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites was completed in June 2016. This Dillsboro hotel is smoke free.

  • 65 guestrooms or units
  • 650 sq ft of conference space
  • 60 sq m of conference space
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Convenience store
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) (88.7 km / 55.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and RV/bus/truck parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites offers 65 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. 42-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 6 AM to 9:30 AM.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.