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Private Riverfront 3 Bed/2 Bath House on the Oconaluftee River! Private Dock!
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4.41 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (113 reviews)
Awesome cabin on beautiful river

"Family and I came here for a week to celebrate my 40 th birthday, had an awesome time. Cabin was extremely clean, super easy check in process. Day checked on us couple times throughout the week which was really nice. Cabin has a great location close to Bryson city, blue ridge parkway and Cherokee. ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2020

Private Riverfront 3 Bed/2 Bath House on the Oconaluftee River! Private Dock!
Foxwood Retreat, Just Minutes From Harrah's Casino in Downtown Cherokee
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4.14 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Family Time

"We really enjoyed our stay. House was very well equipped with quality furnishings. Beds were comfortable. Kitchen was well supplied with everything you need to cook and serve meals. Loved the hot tub. Quite secluded even though there is close neighbors. We would definitely stay again. Also is conveniently ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

Foxwood Retreat, Just Minutes From Harrah's Casino in Downtown Cherokee
Free Local Brewery Tours + Family Friendly Cabin + Close to Cherokee
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2.92 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (48 reviews)
Out in country

"Beautiful cabin, a little further from town than we expected. We would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2020

Free Local Brewery Tours + Family Friendly Cabin + Close to Cherokee
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Baymont by Wyndham Cherokee Smoky Mountains
2.5 out of 5
1455 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC
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The price is £56 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
2.55 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (964 reviews)
Great Place

"We had a very nice stay during time of Covid. This hotel was very clean. The bed was very comfortable. We had no problems. Breakfast was a bag lunch which we never picked up. Great places to eat nearby. Check out Granny’s Restaurant and Peters Pancakes, they had delicious food. We were very pleased ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Cherokee Smoky Mountains
Panther Creek Cabins
3 out of 5
3415 Wrights Creek Road, Cherokee, NC
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4.69 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (39 reviews)

"Very good, calm and relaxing place very clean cabin, I would stay again"…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2020

Panther Creek Cabins
Cherokee Lodge
2.5 out of 5
1593 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC
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The price is £66 per night from 30 Nov to 1 Dec
2.06 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (539 reviews)

"Wi-Fi didn't work but it was no big deal"…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2020

Cherokee Lodge
Appaloosa One is Minutes Away From Downtown Cherokee & Harris Casino
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3.22 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Great location!

"Love this cabins view of the river and sitting at the fire pit at night!!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2020

Appaloosa One is Minutes Away From Downtown Cherokee & Harris Casino
Drama Inn
2 out of 5
462 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC
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The price is £66 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
2.6 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (107 reviews)

"Loretta was very helpful. Because of great staff like her I recommend the Drama Inn."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

Drama Inn
El Camino Motel
2 out of 5
15 Paint Town Rd., Cherokee, NC
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The price is £77 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
3.5 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (120 reviews)

"We thought there was bed bugs we itched and it was not fun"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jun 2020

El Camino Motel
Charming Waterfront Cabin On The Oconaluftee River we Call " The Love Nest"
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3.26 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Great getaway...

"It was amazing.. I would recommend it to anyone..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2020

Charming Waterfront Cabin On The Oconaluftee River we Call " The Love Nest"
Super 8 by Wyndham Cherokee
2.5 out of 5
1223 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC
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The price is £53 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
2.91 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (973 reviews)

"The room was very clean and the staff were very nice and friendly"…"

Reviewed on 20 Nov 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Cherokee
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cherokee
2 out of 5
674 Casino Trail, Cherokee, NC
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The price is £62 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
3.96 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (982 reviews)

"The night staff was excellent!! When we got there, we requested a third floor room, it wasn’t ready for guests so they immediately went up and made it perfect! Our stay was during Covid and the way they have breakfast set up our three days there we didn’t see one person. Felt safe!"…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cherokee
Quality Inn Cherokee
2.5 out of 5
671 US 441 North Bypass, Cherokee, NC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night from 30 Nov to 1 Dec
3.54 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (359 reviews)

"I will recommend this hotel to family and friends"…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Quality Inn Cherokee
Appaloosa Two is Minutes Away From Harris Casino and Downtown Cherokee
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3.22 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)
Nice little cabin for a weekend away

"Comfy & relaxing. Quick just minutes away to downtown Cherokee, but nicely separate from the busy and commercial run of shops and hotels."…"

Reviewed on 23 Nov 2020

Appaloosa Two is Minutes Away From Harris Casino and Downtown Cherokee
Econo Lodge
2 out of 5
20 River Rd., Highway US 19, Cherokee, NC
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The price is £53 per night from 13 Dec to 14 Dec
2.91 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (544 reviews)

"Customer service was prompt and knowledgeable the room was clean, its not fancy but we only needed to sleep so it served its purpose!"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Econo Lodge
Days Inn by Wyndham Cherokee Near Casino
2 out of 5
660 Painttown Road, US 19 North/660 Painttown Rd, Cherokee, NC
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The price is £64 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
3.94 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (644 reviews)

"Right by the casino, awesome! Enjoyed the location"…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Cherokee Near Casino
Rodeway Inn & Suites On The River
2 out of 5
44 Tsalagi Rd, Cherokee, NC
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The price is £53 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
2.93 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (604 reviews)

"This place was okay, no room cleaning our entire stay of 5 days. No one told us when we checked in so we had to find tissue etc. when we needed them. The balcony view was very nice. No elevator so we had to carry luggage up stairs."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

Rodeway Inn & Suites On The River
Great Smokies Inn Cherokee
2.5 out of 5
1636 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night from 2 Dec to 3 Dec
2.05 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (426 reviews)

"We liked everything about our room and accomodations. The staff was great. Unfortunately we had to leave early due to a family emergency. The room was welcoming after long days of shopping and exploring."…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2020

Great Smokies Inn Cherokee
Rolling Hills Lodge
2.5 out of 5
739 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC
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2.4 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (612 reviews)

"Person at the front was very kind and personable. Room was very clean."…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2020

Rolling Hills Lodge
Fairfield Inn Suites by Marriott Cherokee
2.5 out of 5
568 Paint Town Road, Cherokee, NC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £91 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
3.89 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (716 reviews)

"Good place to stay Friendly staff and clean Well stay again"…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2020

Fairfield Inn Suites by Marriott Cherokee
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Visiting Cherokee

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Cherokee, and visitors give high marks for the casinos, magnificent mountain views and riverfront. Tourists who journey to this cosy city can discover its theatres, entertainment and museums. Top sights in the city include Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and Cataloochee Ski Area.

  • There are 773 hotels and other accommodation options in Cherokee
  • The closest major airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 43.9 mi (70.6 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), 44.2 mi (71.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Cherokee

The city is well known for its theatres and museums, and cultural venues include Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Wheels Through Time Museum and Cherokee Welcome Center. Attractions like Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo and Bryson City Gem Mine are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Oconaluftee Indian Village, Smokey Mountain Gold & Ruby Mine and Mingus Mill.

In Sylva, there are 773 hotels and other accommodation options to make planning easier for your perfect retreat at an affordable rate. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Owl's Perch - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free parking and a terrace, along with an in-room kitchenette. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and quiet location.
  • Andon-Reid Inn Bed and Breakfast - Our customers love the helpful staff and clean rooms at this B&B. This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.
  • The Yellow House on Plott Creek Road - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and central location.

Other top sights in Cherokee include Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cataloochee Ski Area. Popular places to see around the area include Gatlinburg Convention Center, located 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from the city centre, and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, which is 19.6 mi (31.5 km) away.

Dressing for Cherokee

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 18°C during the day and -5°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 28°C, whilst the average at night is 2°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 29°C with night-time averages of 9°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 23°C and night-time averages of -4°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Cherokee is 1375.50 millimetres
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 28°C, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging -4°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Cherokee?
Andon-Reid Inn Bed and Breakfast is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include The Yellow House on Plott Creek Road and Brookside Mountain Mist Inn & Cottages.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cherokee, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get top deals in Cherokee.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Cherokee?
Based on reviews, Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cherokee is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Econo Lodge and Chestnut Tree Inn Cherokee.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Cherokee?
Nantahala Village is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor tennis court and laundry facilities. Also, attractions such as Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and Bryson City Gem Mine are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Cherokee?
Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and a full-service spa.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Cherokee?
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cherokee is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a seasonal outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Quality Inn and Econo Lodge.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Cherokee?
The Owl’s Perch is a top 3-star B&B with free parking, and it’s located close to the beach . Best Western Mountainbrook Inn is another good option for your beach trip.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Cherokee?
The Chalet Suites Boutique Hotel is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 5 guestrooms, free breakfast and free parking.
Where's the best place to stay if you want to visit the local casinos in Cherokee?
Cherokee Grand Hotel is a hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice near the casinos. Other good options to try your luck include Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort and Fairfield Inn Suites by Marriott Cherokee.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Cherokee?
The Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa is a top 3-star resort that has a golf course and features free WiFi. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Castlewood Inn and Quality Inn & Suites Maggie Valley - Cherokee Area. Visit Smoky Mountain Country Club, Sequoyah National Golf Club or Lake Junaluska Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.
What's the best accommodation option for a trip to the slopes in Cherokee?
Based on our travel data, Four Seasons Inn is a top property for hitting the ski slopes, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your ski trip include Ramada by Wyndham Maggie Valley and Comfort Inn near Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Those looking to ski or snowboard can spend their days at Cataloochee Ski Area.
What are some hotels with pools in Cherokee?
Ramada by Wyndham Maggie Valley is a top property with an indoor pool, free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include Comfort Inn near Great Smoky Mountain National Park and Jonathan Creek Inn and Villas.

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