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Days Inn by Wyndham Cherokee Near Casino
2 out of 5
660 Painttown Road, US 19 North/660 Painttown Rd, Cherokee, NC
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $89 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in Cherokee, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Harrahs Cherokee Casino and Cherokee Bear Zoo. Oconaluftee Islands Park and Santa's Land Family Theme ...
3.3/5 (767 reviews)
"The property was in good condition, very clean with very comfortable beds."

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham Cherokee Near Casino
Castlewood Inn
2 out of 5
3695 Soco Rd. (Hwy. #19), Maggie Valley, NC
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The price is $65 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in the mountains, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Maggie Valley Opry House and Maggie Valley Gem Mine. Maggie Valley Festival Grounds and Stompin' ...
3.8/5Good! (315 reviews)
"It was biker weekend and we expected the noise."

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2021

Castlewood Inn
Ramada by Wyndham Maggie Valley
2 out of 5
4048 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC
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The price is $90 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in the mountains, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stompin' Ground and Wheels Through Time Museum. Soco Falls and Waterrock Knob are also within ...
3.7/5Good! (973 reviews)
"Clran"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2021

Ramada by Wyndham Maggie Valley
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Blue Ridge Inn
2 out of 5
756 W Main St., Sylva, NC
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The price is $120 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in a national park, this motel is 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from Western Carolina University and 11.5 mi (18.6 km) from Blue Ridge Parkway Balsam Entrance. Smoky ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (681 reviews)
"I have stayed here many times and always enjoy my stay. It is a hidden gem in Sylva."

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2021

Blue Ridge Inn
Jonathan Creek Inn and Villas
2 out of 5
4324 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC
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The price is $99 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in Maggie Valley, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Maggie Valley Gem Mine and Maggie Valley Opry House. Maggie Valley Festival Grounds and Stompin' ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (665 reviews)
"Pleasant and beautiful. Old school keys. Beautiful creek and relaxing space outdoors."

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Jonathan Creek Inn and Villas
Econo Lodge
2 out of 5
20 River Rd., Highway US 19, Cherokee, NC
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The price is $80 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in the mountains, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Oconaluftee Islands Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Harrahs Cherokee Casino and Great Smoky Mountains ...
4.2/5Very Good! (583 reviews)
"The cheap little AC unit was loud"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Econo Lodge
Laurel Park Inn
2 out of 5
257 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC
The price is $69 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 20
Situated in Maggie Valley, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Queen's Farm Stables, Wheels Through Time Museum, and Stompin' Ground. Maggie Valley Festival ...
4.1/5Very Good! (141 reviews)
"Super clean rooms and very friendly staff"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Laurel Park Inn
Qualla Cabins and Motel near Cherokee Casino
2 out of 5
125 Tee Pee Drive, Whittier, NC
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The price is $89 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in the mountains, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cherokee Bear Zoo and Harrahs Cherokee Casino. Oconaluftee Islands Park and Eastern Cherokee Agency ...
3.6/5Good! (627 reviews)
"The cabin was quite cozy and the creek out back was tranquil . It gives you a sense of separation from the modern hotel rooms it's your own little abode"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Qualla Cabins and Motel near Cherokee Casino
Days Inn by Wyndham Waynesville NC
2 out of 5
79 Liner Cove Rd, Waynesville, NC
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The price is $85 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated in Waynesville, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Blue Ridge Health - Haywood and Haywood Regional Medical Center. Waynesville Recreation Center and ...
3.6/5Good! (577 reviews)
"The beautiful views of mountains"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham Waynesville NC
Route 19 Inn
2.5 out of 5
4898 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC
The price is $91 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
Situated on the Strip, this motel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Maggie Valley Festival Grounds and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Wheels Through Time Museum. Cataloochee Ski Area ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (34 reviews)
"Like visiting the past"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Route 19 Inn
ECONOMY INN SYLVA
2.5 out of 5
940 W Main St, Sylva, NC
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The price is $85 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
Situated in Sylva, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Nantahala National Forest, Heinzelmannchen Brewery, and Poteet Memorial Park. Country Side Bowling ...
3.8/5Good! (12 reviews)
"It was a very nice experience for an “Economy” Inn. Low expectations that were definitely exceeded. I would go back."

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2021

ECONOMY INN SYLVA
Sapphire Inn
2 out of 5
761 E. Main Street, Franklin, NC
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The price is $64 per night from Sep 17 to Sep 17
Situated in a national park, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Nantahala National Forest, Scottish Tartans Musuem, and Angel Medical Center. Franklin ...
3.4/5Good! (167 reviews)
"Nice hotel for the price and location. Bathroom could use some updating, but everything was fresh and cleaned well. Great service from the front desk. Thanks."

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2021

Sapphire Inn
Four Seasons Inn
2 out of 5
4040 Soco Road, Highway 19, Maggie Valley, NC
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The price is $115 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated on the Strip, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Maggie Valley Gem Mine and Maggie Valley Opry House. Maggie Valley Festival Grounds and Stompin' ...
4.3/5Excellent! (465 reviews)
"Very large room. Clean and up-to-date. Especially liked the balcony and rocking chairs overlooking the creek, as well as the areas with chairs and tables right on the creek."

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2021

Four Seasons Inn
Phillips Historic Motel & Cottages
2 out of 5
290 N Main St, Robbinsville, NC
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The price is $78 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Located in the heart of Robbinsville, this motel is within 16 mi (25 km) of Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, and Fontana Lake. ...
4/5Very Good! (134 reviews)
"Cve"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2021

Phillips Historic Motel & Cottages
A Holiday Motel
2 out of 5
3289 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in Maggie Valley, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Maggie Valley Festival Grounds and Stompin' Ground. Maggie Valley Opry House and Wheels Through ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (189 reviews)
"Clean, neat, good location, easy motorcycle parking, friendly staff, great rate."

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

A Holiday Motel
Tanglewood Motel and Log Cabins
2.5 out of 5
1595 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC
The price is $89 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in a national park, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Wheels Through Time Museum, Stompin' Ground, and Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Maggie Valley ...
4.2/5Very Good! (51 reviews)
"The cabin we had was perfect. The staff was more than happy to get us extra towels and a hair dryer. Im not sure if they went and bought one right then per request but it looked brand new. Thank you....it was very much appreciated. I would highly recommend Tanglewood. We with definitely stay there ..."

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

Tanglewood Motel and Log Cabins
Hilltop Inn
2.5 out of 5
433 E Palmer St, Franklin, NC
The price is $64 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in Franklin, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Nantahala National Forest, Scottish Tartans Musuem, and Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum. Angel ...
3.9/5Good! (8 reviews)
"Clean place but out of date motel. good for the price.Just stay for one night"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

Hilltop Inn
River Point Lodge
2 out of 5
4102 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC
The price is $79 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
Situated in Maggie Valley, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Maggie Valley Gem Mine and Maggie Valley Opry House. Maggie Valley Festival Grounds and Stompin' ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (352 reviews)
"clean and quiet"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2021

River Point Lodge
Drama Inn
2 out of 5
462 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC
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The price is $79 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Situated in Cherokee, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Cherokee Welcome Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Harrahs Cherokee Casino and Great Smoky Mountains ...
3.5/5Good! (157 reviews)
"The staff was so friendly and helpful!! The view was breathtaking."

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2021

Drama Inn
Cherokee Lodge
2.5 out of 5
1593 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC
Situated in Cherokee, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cherokee Fun Park and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Harrahs Cherokee Casino is 3 mi (4.9 km) ...
4/5Very Good! (614 reviews)
"M"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

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Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort

Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort

4 out of 5
777 Casino Drive, Cherokee, NC
The price is $110 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 20
4.2/5Very Good! (930 reviews)
"Great property! Only problem was room smelled like smoke😳"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2021

Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino, an IHG Hotel

2.5 out of 5
376 Paint Town Rd, Cherokee, NC
The price is $132 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
4.1/5Very Good! (972 reviews)
"The lady at the desk was the sweetest most helpful person. Breakfast was great!!"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino, an IHG Hotel
Super 8 by Wyndham Cherokee

Super 8 by Wyndham Cherokee

2 out of 5
1223 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC
The price is $100 per night from Sep 19 to Sep 19
4.4/5Excellent! (973 reviews)
"Nice property. No conditioner or lotions in bathroom, but clean."

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Super 8 by Wyndham Cherokee
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Cherokee Motels for the Frugal Traveler

There are 24 low-cost motels in Cherokee among the more than 839 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

Because you'll save on your room, you can enjoy more of what Cherokee has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, and Cataloochee Ski Area.

Fun fact: Motels made their debut in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the weary traveler taking a road trip along the major roadways of America. Motel properties often have free parking, and many also include an outdoor pool.

Here are some of Expedia customers' recommended Cherokee motels to choose from:

Cherokee Lodge

  • Stay within a quick 1-minute drive of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Days Inn by Wyndham Cherokee Near Casino

  • An outdoor pool along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • It's located within a short 6-minute drive of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Qualla Cabins and Motel near Cherokee Casino

  • Enjoy access to the casino, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a short 6-minute drive of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Castlewood Inn

  • It's located within a 20-minute drive of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cataloochee Ski Area.
  • Free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities are available during your stay.

Ramada by Wyndham Maggie Valley

  • Stay within a 20-minute drive of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cataloochee Ski Area.
  • Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

What to Do in Cherokee

Enjoy the scenic riverfront and majestic mountain landscape in this quaint area while you're sightseeing. Visitors like Cherokee for the theater scene, museums, and waterfalls.

Here are some popular places:

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
  • Cataloochee Ski Area

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Oconaluftee Islands Park
  • Cooper Creek Trout Farm & Pond
  • Mingo Falls

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo
  • Bryson City Gem Mine
  • Cherokee Bear Zoo

Best Time to Visit Cherokee

Figure out the ideal time to visit Cherokee by checking the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 64° F and nighttime temperatures average 23° F
  • April-June: 83° F is the daytime average and 35° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 84° F and nighttime averages are around 48° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 73° F during the day and 24° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 54.21 inches in a year

How to Get to Cherokee and Around the Area

Cherokee Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson) Airport 43.9 mi (70.6 km)
Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional) Airport 44.2 mi (71.1 km)

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