Comfort Inn On the River

44 Tsalagi RoadCherokee28719USA
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About Comfort Inn On the River

Located along Highway 19, the Comfort Inn On the River places guests near the Cherokee Bear Zoo and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The hotel features 88 en-suite rooms and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Rooms at the Comfort Inn On the River feature air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, and free Wi-Fi. Select rooms also feature private balconies and/or whirlpool tubs.

Facilities at the hotel include 24-hour front desk services and complimentary guest parking. Free coffee is served in the lobby.

A hot breakfast buffet is included in the room rate. Dining spots in the surrounding area include the Chestnut Tree Restaurant and the Frontier Pancake House.

The hotel lies within two miles of the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds, and the Oconaluftee Indian Village. Gatlinburg is within 37 miles of the property.


44 Tsalagi Road, Cherokee, NC, 28719, USA
Telephone: +1(828)4972411 | Fax: +1(828)4976555 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Good location

This hotel is a great choice for anyone wishing to explore the area. Many of the area's attractions are within a few minutes' drive of the hotel. Plus, you will be ideally placed to visit the National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Comfortable rooms

Most guests were fairly impressed by the standard of the rooms at this Comfort Inn, particularly those guests who were allocated a room overlooking the Oconaluftee River. The rooms are found to be clean and comfortable, and the amenities are well maintained.

Friendly staff

The staff at the Comfort Inn On the River tend to impress guests with their friendly welcome and helpful nature. The front desk team are able to provide dining recommendations for the local area and seem happy to handle any requests from guests.

Negative Reviews

Wi-Fi signal is sometimes weak

Several guests mention that they were unable to access the Wi-Fi in their room or found the signal so weak that it was virtually useless. The signal seems strongest in the lobby, so it may be worth requesting a room closer to this area.

Breakfast may not impress

The free breakfast at the hotel is often described as distinctly average. There's nothing too awful about it, but it hardly seems anything to get excited about either. Also, the same items appear on the buffet day after day, so you may get bored.

Problems with the air-conditioning

A number of reviews indicate there is some dissatisfaction with the air-conditioning units at the hotel. Some guests simply describe them as excessively noisy while others found them inefficient and unable to cool the rooms sufficiently.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 2532 reviews across the web
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8.2 out of 10 based on 2532 reviews