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    Gear Head Inn

    6280 Ela Rd, Whittier, NC 28789-8682
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    Traveller (14)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Overview
    • Excellent72%
    • Very good18%
    • Average5%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    1.5 Star Hotel
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        11 - 15 of 53 reviews

        Reviewed 16 June 2016

        My wife and I were on the way to the casino for the weekend, and we didn't have a room (the casino hotel and its affiliates were all booked). I told my wife to get on the phone and find a place, and The Gear...More

        1  Thank Tangent110
        Reviewed 10 May 2016

        I really hate to write this review because, all these good stops that I write about always seem to get booked but this little slice laying in the Blue Ridge is a gem. WE WILL RETURN. CLEAN , Great service friendly family owned No chain...More

        2  Thank jleetw11
        Reviewed 11 December 2015

        Very nice small locally owned Motel. Clean, comfortable and quiet, but could use some updating. Owners very friendly and responsive. Located close to all the attractions near Cherokee. Rates are generally cheaper than the local Chains.

        1  Thank 65npikit
        Reviewed 12 October 2015

        Our girls weekend changed in route so we had to regroup on the fly. We found this hotel on line. Mary & Jim had one room left and they held it for us till we got there. By that time we were soaking wet but...More

        2  Thank Holly I
        Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

        Mary and Jim were excellent hosts. Direction to places,towels to wipe off the dew in the morning, camp fires in the evening. Rooms were large and clean. Had all the amenities you would need. Excellent place to room and leave on the bike each day....More

        1  Thank Holly W
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        Amenities
        • Top amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Pool
        • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
        • Hotel Amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Room amenities
        • Air Conditioning
        • Refrigerator in room
        • Things to do
        • Pool
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        • Price range
        • US$ 87 - US$ 109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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        • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
        • Family Rooms
        • Number of rooms
        • 23
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        • Location
        • United States >
        • North Carolina >
        • North Carolina Mountains >
        • Whittier
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        Traveller (14)
        Room & Suite (10)
        Pool & Beach (2)
        Hotel & Grounds (15)
        Family and Play Areas (1)
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        Nearby Attractions
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        Room Tips
        "We stayed in the Corvette room which adjoins by passage to the suite room with stove etc."
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        "ask for your favorite old car and find the room"
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        "Very quiet here, stay was very relaxing. Fire pit and pool out front. Very Clean!"
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        "It's best to voice you special needs at check in. They will do their best to accommodate you."
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