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Hotel Description

Hotel near Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Cherokee

In shopping district

With a stay at this Cherokee hotel, you'll be steps from Cherokee Fun Park and within a 10-minute walk of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Smokey Mountain Gold & Ruby Mine and Cherokee Mountainside Theatre are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the 24-hour business center. Enjoy the outdoor pool and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities.

Free WiFi, cable TV

The 151 guestrooms offer TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and free local calls. Ironing boards and free toiletries are also available.

Two queen beds non smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
$69* Per night/room Dec 11 - Dec 12

One king bed non smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Great Smokies Inn Cherokee ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Great Smokies Inn Cherokee

Everyone (4) Family (2)
4 out of 5
Older motel but very well maintained. Would recommend to my friends and family

Posted by on Nov 17, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 18, 2019 by GSI

Thank you for your wonderful review. Thank you for choosing Great Smokies Inn.

4 out of 5
One of the better places we have stayed in all our visits to Cherokee. The staff were friendly, room was very spacious and clean. Walking distance to all kinds of shops and eats.

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 15, 2019 by GSI

We are so glad you had a nice stay with us. Thank you for the wonderful compliment. Thank you for choosing Great Smokies Inn!

4 out of 5
Quiet. Courteous staff. I would stay there another time.

Posted by on Oct 18, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 18, 2019 by GSI

We hope you will come back and stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Thank you for choosing Great Smokies Inn!

4 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 5, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 7, 2019 by Candice

Thank you for your review!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 20, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 21, 2019 by Darlene

Thank you for your recent stay with us. We love hearing about our guest great stays. Darlene

3 out of 5

Hotel close to shops

The staff was great, the hotel clean but in need of updates. If you have special needs when booking on line, call to make sure they are aware of them. My request made on line was not honored. There are no food facilities on site. Overall an ok stay.

Posted by , from Fla on Oct 20, 2015

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2 out of 5

Place to sleep.

Pros: See above.
Cons: See above.
Location: OK
See above. Old and has seen better days. Get what you pay for.

Posted by , from Florida on Oct 16, 2015

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About the Great Smokies Inn Cherokee

Location 1636 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC 28719

Property Features

Public spaces have free WiFi. A 24-hour business center and a meeting room are available. An outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the business-friendly Great Smokies Inn Cherokee. Free self parking is available.

  • 151 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Tour and ticket information

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional) (93.4 km / 58 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Great Smokies Inn Cherokee offers 151 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Microwaves and refrigerators can be requested.

  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator available
  • Microwave available
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Rafting nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed


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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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. 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 are 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.

  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards not accepted

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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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*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.