We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Econo Lodge Cherokee

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Econo Lodge Cherokee
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

225 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 219: English reviews
Start your review of Econo Lodge Cherokee
 Click to rate
Tampa Bay
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I chose this hotel because I could get a room with three double beds, to accommodate five people. The beds made efficient use of the room space, but it was a bit awkward to have one bed just inside the door and another just outside the bathroom door. The beds were quite comfortable and had three pillows each. The heating/cooling...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank karofl1
South Carolina
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay one night. Very clean and please with room. AC/Heat good unit, bed slept very good , we brought our own pillows from home though,Continental breakfast, free wifi. Near the river, fishing is a plus nearby, close to Casino,

 Report
Helpful?
Thank safetynet
About Hotel's Favourite Review
Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a blind leap staying here and was pleasantly surprised. The room was very clean compared to many hotels I have stayed in. The staff was friendly and location and price was great. We missed the "breakfast" so can't say if that was any good but it is offered with stay.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Poppell3404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a few months in advance, got 4 nights for a little over $200 in March for a King suite with mini fridge and TV! Room and lobby were both very clean, well kept. No complaints whatsoever. Staff was helpful and friendly. The location couldn't be better right at the foot on 441N into the national park. You're in...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Alexander B
Rome, Georgia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Front desk staff was great, room was a little musty but was clean. We have stayed at several local hotels in Cherokee and the mattresses were so old you could feel the springs in them. Not the case with this hotel - beds were comfortable and bedding was clean. My only issue was where the heater is located in the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I don't know where to start. Jackie at the front desk is really a sweet lady. She was working the holidays and had a super good attitude. Very helpful with any questions. The rooms are always clean. Ive stayed a lot here. Duran who works the front desk is also another good guy. The staff is never rude, rooms always...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Paul T
tn
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a well kept up motel, BUT the internet and "free Breakfast" is a joke!!! We did not expect a LUXURY motel, but when there is no chain on door on the outside one or on the ADJOINING room door!!!!! . I have paid less to stay in a NICE hotel.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank LADY3824
Loudon
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a cute little place. Rooms were large and clean. I recommend not getting a room near the stairs as you can hear lead footed people going up and down. Could also use a microwave in the room if staying for more than a night.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Cindi M
Conway, South Carolina
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a great place to stay in Cherokee. Wifi service was great. Staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was more than expected. Convenient to everything with easy in and out of the parking lot. Will stay there again when we are through Cherokee.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Teedle_toot
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Just believe it this place is great good comfy bed and clean room very nice and polite staff and it seems they get friendly clients so go for it we will be back also the breakfast is not to bad if not a small area to eat in just try to time it write

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jjbls

84 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (37)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (19)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (47)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (7)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (30)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Cherokee hotels
2.0 km away
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
1.1 km away
Quality Inn
Quality Inn
#11 of 28 in Cherokee
255 reviews
2.4 km away
Baymont Inn & Suites Cherokee Smoky Mountains
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.0 km away
Comfort Suites
Comfort Suites
#7 of 28 in Cherokee
262 reviews
1.7 km away
Holiday Inn Express Cherokee/Casino
1.6 km away
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cherokee
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Econo Lodge nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains is a conveniently located hotel in the downtown area on the Cherokee Indian Reservation adjacent to the Oconaluftee River and is minutes from most of the areas popular attractions like Harrahs Casino, Paula Deen's resturant, The Cherokee Indian Museum, Oconaluftee Indian Village, Unto These Hills a powerful outdoor drama that brings to life the tragic history of the Cherokee people, Oconaluftee Island Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Other points of interest include: Santa's Land. Cherokee Bear Zoo. Cherokee Fun Park Tubing on the River. Fontana Dam, Deals Gap (Tail of the Dragon), Cataloochee Ski Area, Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountain Railway. Come stay with us and enjoy being in walking distance to restaurants and many shops with a theater complex just across the street from the Econo Lodge. Activities include tubing, world class trout fishing, bonfires and picnicking on the river. The Econo Lodge is also just 30 minutes away from Western Carolina University. Guests of this Cherokee, NC hotel are invited to enjoy many great amenities like free fresh coffee, free wifi, free local calls and a free deluxe continental breakfast. Business travelers will appreciate the access to copy/fax services and free wifi. Traveling families will enjoy our larger family suites. All of our spacious guest rooms come equipped with coffee makers, hair dryers, cable television with free Showtime and refrigerators. Handicapped accessible, smoking and non smoking rooms are available. Whether traveling for business or pleasure the Econo Lodge hotel offers a convenient location, relaxing accommodations and affordable rates to everyone visiting the Cherokee area. Our friendly staff looks forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Cherokee

Address: 20 River Rd, US Hwy 19, Cherokee, NC 28719-9771
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Cherokee
Price Range: ₹ 3,856 - ₹ 9,412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Cherokee 2*
Number of rooms: 45
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Choice Hotels, Orbitz, Expedia, Priceline and Hotels.com so you can book your Econo Lodge Cherokee reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Cherokee Econo Lodge
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Cherokee
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cherokee
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Econo Lodge Cherokee staff and other travellers.
7 questions
Ask a question
Forest City, North Carolina
8 months ago
North Carolina
over a year ago
Taylors, South Carolina
over a year ago

See all questions (7)

Questions? Get answers from Econo Lodge Cherokee staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Second floor was nice and quiet, no one above you”
 of 5 bubbles J1873FRalexanderb, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room away from stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles CindiM538, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all good but remember there is no !lift so if you don't like stairs pick a ground floor room”
 of 5 bubbles jjbls, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“116 King bed.”
 of 5 bubbles barrys582, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“choose 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles letiadg1, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5