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Boathouse Only Accessed by Boat.canoe/kayak
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9.07 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)
Coo boathouse

"Everything was as,advertied Spent a nite on the lake it as cool, quiet and comfy. The canoe ride to the boat was great"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Boathouse Only Accessed by Boat.canoe/kayak
Beautiful North Carolina Mountain View Cabin Overlooking The Smoky Mountains
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Super relaxing

"Great place with nice views , would definitely recommend"…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Beautiful North Carolina Mountain View Cabin Overlooking The Smoky Mountains
Fontana Village Resort
3 out of 5
300 Woods Roads, Fontana Dam, NC
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13.05 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (232 reviews)
weekend with the dragon

"my door key failed every day and I left my bathroom supply, had used all shampoo and had to ask front desk the next day even after room service made the room."…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

Fontana Village Resort
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Quaint, Peaceful, & Creekside! Alarka Peaceful Creek Cabin - Bryson City
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14.82 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (97 reviews)
Wonderful cabin for our 28th Anniversary

"This cabin was fabulous! We celebrated our 28th anniversary in Don and Rosemarie's quiet cabin. We loved the creek being right in the back yard. The cabin had everything you could ever want! Rosemarie was very, very accommodating and pleasant to work with Don and Rosemarie have thought of everything! ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Quaint, Peaceful, & Creekside! Alarka Peaceful Creek Cabin - Bryson City
Nantahala's Magical & Serene Mountain Views, Pet Friendly
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0.48 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (44 reviews)
Ino

"No"…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Nantahala's Magical & Serene Mountain Views, Pet Friendly
Riverfront Cabin on Nantahala River, Minutes From NOC
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0.56 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (93 reviews)
R & R

"My college-aged son and I needed a few days of R&R. This place could not have been any more perfect for us ! Spent most of the time fishing excellent trout waters (caught several nice brown and rainbow trout) and sitting around a fire pit. Great location for area activities (rafting and biking) but ..."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Riverfront Cabin on Nantahala River, Minutes From NOC
Nature. Serenity. Beauty Nantahala, NC
Relax Inn
2 out of 5
40 Highway 19 South, Bryson City, NC
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The price is $75 per night
15.12 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (213 reviews)

"Everything is clean and newAnd a nice pool . I would come back again someday"…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Relax Inn
Lake Nantahala-Smoky Mountain Yurts
4 out of 5
17838 Wayah Rd, Topton, NC
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6.92 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)

"The yurt was beautiful! We enjoyed relaxing while we were there. It rained the whole time so we stayed at the yurt. There were a few Christmas decorations, which I love! The door was difficult to unlock, but once we were in, it was amazing!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Lake Nantahala-Smoky Mountain Yurts
Carolina Motel
2.5 out of 5
2601 Georgia Hwy (Hwy 441), Franklin, NC
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The price is $76 per night
18.34 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (353 reviews)

"Very nice place, clean and comfortable. Nice updated retro atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Carolina Motel
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City
2 out of 5
82 Songbird Forest Road, Bryson City, NC
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The price is $58 per night
15.41 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (996 reviews)

"Front desk staff was very unfriendly. Gruff and seemed annoyed that I was there. I had to call a number to retrieve them for check in and out and had to wait form them to come out for assistance"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City
Microtel Inn by Wyndham Franklin
2 out of 5
81 Allman Dr, Franklin, NC
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The price is $55 per night
17.87 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (854 reviews)

"Nice size room, very clean. It was close to everything we were doing in Franklin."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Microtel Inn by Wyndham Franklin
Phillips Historic Motel & Cottages
2 out of 5
290 N Main St, Robbinsville, NC
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The price is $67 per night
8.48 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (71 reviews)

"This was a charming place to stay. Reception was prompt, the room had all the amenities I needed, and it was quiet at night."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Phillips Historic Motel & Cottages
Creekside Paradise Bed and Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
259 Upper Cove, Robbinsville, NC
The price is $130 per night
10.93 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (35 reviews)
Great experience

"Very good experience"…"

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2019

Creekside Paradise Bed and Breakfast
The Franklin Terrace
3 out of 5
159 Harrison Ave, Franklin, NC
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The price is $95 per night
17.49 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (68 reviews)

"In town location, great breakfast, good night's sleep."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

The Franklin Terrace
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Visiting Nantahala

Those traveling to Nantahala are sure to enjoy the sights to see and things to do. There are 334 hotels and other accommodations in the surrounding area. The closest major airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 39.8 mi (64.1 km) from the city center.

Sightseeing and Staying in Nantahala

Places to visit in the larger region include Bryson City Gem Mine, Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, and Lakes End Marina. You'll also find Junaluska Museum and Mason's Ruby and Sapphire Mine in the area.

As you plan your vacation to Nantahala, your ideal accommodation may not be in the city center but there are 118 hotels and other lodging options within the local area. Here are places to stay in the region:

  • Riverfront Cabin on Nantahala River, Minutes From NOC is located 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from the heart of Nantahala. This 2-star hotel in Bryson City features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our customers like its overall value and convenient parking.
  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City is 15.4 mi (24.8 km) from central Nantahala. Guests who stay at this 3-star lodge in Fontana Dam can enjoy access to a marina and 3 restaurants, along with a private balcony. Our customers like its dining options and pool.
  • Fontana Village Resort is 13.1 mi (21 km) from the center of Nantahala. Guests who stay at this 2.5-star hotel in Bryson City can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for Nantahala

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 65°F and the nighttime average to be 25°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 85°F during the day and 37°F at night
  • July through September averages 86°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 76°F during the day and 26°F at night
  • About 63.11 inches of rain falls on Nantahala each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 85°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 27°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Nantahala?
Based on Expedia’s traveler preferences, Riverfront Cabin on Nantahala River, Minutes From NOC is a top place to stay in Nantahala. Nantahala’s Magical & Serene Mountain Views, Pet Friendly is another good choice for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Nantahala, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Nantahala.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Nantahala?
For more details about updating your trip to Nantahala or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What are some accommodations with pools in Nantahala?
Sleep Inn Bryson City - Cherokee Area: Offers free parking, a seasonal outdoor pool, and flat-screen TVs. Another option that offers an onsite pool is Nantahala Village.

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