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Top Rated Cherokee Hotels

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Nantahala Village
Nantahala Village
3.0 out of 5.0 9400 Highway 19 West, Bryson City, NC
$90
4.3/5 (11 reviews)

This is a nice property located conventantly between several rivers and towns.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019
This family-friendly Bryson City hotel is located in the mountains, 10.3 mi (16.5 km) from Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Great ...
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee, NC
$169
4.2/5 (42 reviews)

Enjoyed the discounted rate for a tower room in the middle of the week for a quick one night getaway. The room was great and had plenty of space despite not being a suite. The staff was helpful and parking is free. Love the fact that I was connected to the casino and did not have to leave the property ...

Reviewed on May 3, 2019
Situated in the mountains, this spa hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Cherokee Bear Zoo, Oconaluftee Islands Park, and Eastern Cherokee Agency. Santa's Land Family ...
Baymont by Wyndham Cherokee Smoky Mountains
Baymont by Wyndham Cherokee Smoky Mountains
2.5 out of 5.0 1455 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC
Free Cancellation
$84
4.1/5 (95 reviews)

Very quiet, clean, helpful, friendly, and professional staff. Poor TV reception and facial tissue.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019
Situated in Cherokee, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Cherokee Mountainside Theatre and 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Museum of ...
Rolling Hills Lodge
Rolling Hills Lodge
2.5 out of 5.0 739 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC
Free Cancellation
$70
4.1/5 (17 reviews)

Old school. Still have actual keys. Quaint and pleasant.

Reviewed on May 5, 2019
Situated in Cherokee, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Oconaluftee Indian Village, and Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama. ...
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino
2.5 out of 5.0 376 Paint Town Rd, Cherokee, NC
Free Cancellation
$108
4.0/5 (67 reviews)

Everything was clean.. Nice staff , love the hospitality and the breakfast

Reviewed on May 27, 2019
Situated in the mountains, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Cherokee Bear Zoo and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Oconaluftee Islands ...
Qualla Cabins and Motel near Cherokee Casino
Qualla Cabins and Motel near Cherokee Casino
2.0 out of 5.0 125 Tee Pee Drive, Whittier, NC
Free Cancellation
$54
3.9/5 (11 reviews)

It was a great place to stay clean and close to every thing

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019
Situated in the mountains, this motel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Cherokee Bear Zoo and within 3 mi (5 km) of Oconaluftee Islands Park and Eastern Cherokee ...
Cherokee Grand Hotel
Cherokee Grand Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 196 Paint Town Rd, Cherokee, NC
Free Cancellation
$69
3.9/5 (20 reviews)

Friendly staff. Clean rooms. Water pressure in the shower was great. We liked the free shuttle rides to and from the casino. Definitely would stay here again.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2019
Situated on the Strip, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Oconaluftee Islands Park and Eastern Cherokee Agency. Cherokee Welcome Center and Museum of the Cherokee ...
Super 8 by Wyndham Cherokee
Super 8 by Wyndham Cherokee
2.5 out of 5.0 1223 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC
Free Cancellation
$76
3.8/5 (38 reviews)

The stay was great and breakfast was good.The room was nice with fireplace did not use it .

Reviewed on May 23, 2019
Situated in Cherokee, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Oconaluftee Islands Park and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Eastern Cherokee ...
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City
2.0 out of 5.0 82 Songbird Forest Road, Bryson City, NC
Free Cancellation
$58
3.8/5 (50 reviews)

The room very cozy and comfortable. Got a great night sleep; loved the bed.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019
Situated in Bryson City, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from The Storytelling Center of the Southern Appalachians and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Great Smoky Mountains ...

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Located on the western side of North Carolina, right in between the Nantahala National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee is a fantastic place to visit if you are looking to for outdoor adventures. It is also an incredible place to learn about Native American History from the Eastern Cherokee tribe.

Where to Stay in Cherokee, North Carolina

Wondering where to stay in Cherokee? There are quite a few different areas depending on your interests and itinerary. It would be a shame to visit Cherokee and not spend time in the Smoky Mountains National Park. Home to some of the oldest mountains in the world, you can do everything from hiking to fishing. Alternatively, opt for a scenic drive. If you plan on visiting the park, you will want to stay near the Oconaluftee Visitor Center. The center itself is near the Mountain Farm Museum and, of course, acts as a gateway to many of the different activities you can do.

If you prefer staying in the more central part of Cherokee, take a look at one of the many hotels along the main street of Tsali Boulevard. In addition to a comfortable stay, you will find plenty of restaurants and things to do. Learn more about the Native American history at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Then, stop by the Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds and enjoy any of its year-round programs. If you visit during the warmer months, then do not miss Oconaluftee Island Park and its beautiful bamboo forest.

3, 4, and 5 star hotels in Cherokee, North Carolina

Overall, there are over 330 hotels in Cherokee, starting at . You just have to make your choice! With 13 4 star hotels, you are sure to have your pick of luxury accommodations. Many of choices are beautiful cabins in even more beautiful settings while there are a few that are more traditional hotels. At these hotels, you can expect anything from onsite dining, room service, breakfast, valet parking, concierge services, spas, pools, fitness centers, and more.

For those on a slightly smaller budget, there are 138 3 star hotels in Cherokee and starting at . Many include a spa, a pool, free parking, a fitness center, onsite dining, breakfast, and more to make your stay even more relaxing.

If you would like, you can narrow your search to business hotels or pet-friendly hotels.

Hotels near Asheville Regional Airport and McGhee Tyson Airport

Depending on where you are flying from, there are two main airports that have access to Cherokee. They include the Asheville Regional Airport and the McGhee Tyson Airport.

McGhee Tyson Airport is about two hours away from Cherokee and located near Knoxville, Tennessee. It offers nonstop flights from further west in the United States. In case you are planning on flying out of McGhee, there are around ten hotels situated nearby and most will have a free airport shuttle.

Asheville Regional Airport only offers flights along the East Coast. Its furthest western destination is Chicago. However, it is only an hour away from Cherokee instead of two. If you prefer staying nearby before or after your flight, check out any of the eight hotels in the vicinity. They also offer free airport shuttles.

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