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Houston
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354 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Made it to Bryson City, late evening. Checked with a couple other motels, but they were booked up. Friendly front desk staff. Clean, but dated room. Looks like they recently put in quality Windows. No noise, from outside. Not much hot water, but good water pressure.

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Thank Mary W
Edgewater, Florida
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We booked this hotel a month in advance after reading the reviews. We checked in......very friendly front end. Went to the room and started to unpack. The place is clean but old. Holes in the wall around the a/c. Toilet flushed after 3 tries. Internet would not work Very noisy. We went back to the office and told the manager... More 

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Thank Wayne G
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

This is not a 4 star Hotel but the owners make up the difference. The view is beautiful. If you are a rider then you will love the fact that every morning you will find a clean towel draped over your seat to wipe off the dew so that you have a dry butt for your ride. My bike was... More 

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Thank Tommy F
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

If you expect the TAJ MAHAL then keep looking. If you want to be around friendly, caring people, clean facilities, great location, and at a great price--then this is place for you. The only negative is the rooms are small--however I do not go to a tourist town to stay in my room. When I go back to Bryson you... More 

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Thank Larry S
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

The hotel is dated, but very clean! The linens were clean. There is no continental breakfast but does have a coffee maker and refrigerator in the room. The staff was very welcoming. They even put towels on our motorcycles so we can wipe off the morning dew. For the price, would definitely stay there again.

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Thank Brian G
Valrico, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Clean and very accommodating. Not fancy but what is needed for a little get a way. Great spot for sight seeing and Motorcycle riding.Pool and camp ground as well as clean rooms. We enjoyr\ed it as did the others in our party. We booked most of the 30 rooms and some of the camp spots too.

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1 Thank Mike W
Ronda, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Clean rooms, friendly staff, attention to detail as far as customer service goes, second to none . We have several friends meet there and are never disappointed, the grounds are clean and the location is exactly where you would want to be, right on top overlooking the city..

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2 Thank Scott W
Ash Fork, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Great little throw-back Motel. Very clean and comfortable. Nicely kept garden throughout the grounds, around the pool. Staff was very accomadating and friendly. Nice little view and really interesting road on the way there that was a great way to end the day driving the Blue Ridge Mountain Parkway and start the next day at The Tail Of the Dragon.

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Thank dads2vette
Bristol, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The room was very clean and comfortable, we especially enjoyed the courtyard and patio table. the owners were very friendly and courteous and overall it was so relaxing. you have a nice view of the mountains from the top level. we loved it so much we are returning for another stay. Great place to get away from it all.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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153 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Mine is almost verbatim of the review just previous to mine, but it is written with my exact sentiment, so I am plagiarizing a little. :) It wasn't expensive. "The owners were nice and courteous. The room was out dated and old fashioned. But my shower was hot and the linens were clean. They have real metal keys to open... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ridge Top Motel & Campground

Address: 390 Arlington Ave, Bryson City, NC 28713-7604
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Bryson City
Price Range: ₹ 3,283 - ₹ 4,856 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“if you can stay up stairs on the end for a better view”
 of 5 bubbles 206jeannettep, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wish I had had a tip and I would have used it.”
 of 5 bubbles harleymimi1, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor has best views.”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccad890, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pets are actually technically not allowed here. You won't be turned away, but you will be charged a pet fee each night.”
 of 5 bubbles mollyl27, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 207 on top level and there was no outside noise and the hotel was full.”
 of 5 bubbles scobbyandme, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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