Hotel Great Smokies Inn

1636 Acquoni RoadCherokee28719USA
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About Hotel Great Smokies Inn

The Great Smokies Inn is a roadside hotel located on the Cherokee Indian reservation.

Accommodations include amenities such as free Wi-Fi, coffee makers, microwaves, minifridges, TVs and air-conditioning, depending on the room.

This rustic themed hotel also features amenities such as a seasonal outdoor pool, laundromat for guests, complimentary parking and a business center. Transportation arrangements from the hotel to Harrah's Casino are also available for guests.

There are restaurants within walking distance from the hotel.

The Great Smokies Inn is just under two miles away from downtown Cherokee and is close to the Oconaluftee Vistor Center, Smoky Mountain Gold & Ruby Mine, Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Cherokee Heritage Museum & Gallery and the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Also situated close to the Saunooke Village, a number of shops, dining and family activities are within walking distance from the hotel.


1636 Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC, 28719, USA
Telephone: +1(828)4972020 | Fax: +1(828)4973903 | 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
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Towels at the pool / beach

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Great and central location near all the action.

You will enjoy that this hotel is located close to all the action. The Great Smokies Inn is situated within walking distance or close driving distance of many of Cherokee's attractions - including Harrah's Casino - a factor which guests have appreciated. A number of shops and restaurants also are within walking distance from the hotel. .

Friendly and knowledgeable staff members.

Several guests have said that they thought staff members were friendly, efficient, helpful and courteous, assisting with recommendations on places to eat and things to do in the area during their visits. .

Clean rooms and great price.

Overall, guests have said rooms are very clean. Some people also were impressed with the affordable price of a night's stay compared to some other hotels in the area. .

Negative Reviews

Rooms may need remodeling and/or upgrading.

There have been a few complaints about the hotel and rooms needing to be remodeled; fixtures such as heaters have been said to malfunction at times. Some people said beds were overly firm. A few people said the overall look was dated, and another guest was disappointed there was no elevator available. .

Lack of breakfast a bit of a bummer.

Be prepared to go out to eat. Some guests have expressed disappointment that this property does not offer a complimentary breakfast. .

Wi-Fi can be weak and slow at times.

A few visitors mentioned they had issues with cell phone service as well as weak Wi-Fi signals while they were staying at this property. .

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1537 reviews across the web
8.4 /10
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    7.3 /10
8.4 out of 10 based on 1537 reviews