Hotels & Motels


From Economy to Luxury Lodging

You’ll be delighted with the selection of hotels and motels in the Cherokee NC area. Some are right in town where you can just step out the door and walk to restaurants and shops, and others are just a few minutes drive away from all the activities. Many offer shuttle service to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino.

Cherokee motels and hotels have many of the amenities you would expect as a vacationer, but they are perfect for the business traveler as well. And if you are looking for a location for a business retreat, several hotels have meeting rooms for small and large groups.

Our hotels and motels in the Smoky Mountains are one hour west of Asheville, just three hours from Atlanta and Charlotte, and two hours from Greenville, Knoxville and Chattanooga.

This page lists hotels and motels in Cherokee, NC and surrounding communities. By checking your desired lodging amenities, you can narrow the list to match your personal preferences.

Hotels and Motels


  • Stonebrook Lodge

    Stonebrook Lodge, Cherokee North Carolina's newest hotel! Located across the street from Harrah's Cherokee Casino and Event Center, Stonebrook Lodge is your home base for adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains. From the moment you arrive, a warm welcome awaits you in our rustic lobby with stone accents, fireplace, and cozy seating areas. Enjoy free wi-fi, continental breakfast and luxury appointments in our queen and king rooms. Newly opened as of 12/31/14, be one of the first to experience Cherokee North Carolina's newest lodging option close to all the action and adventure.
  • Rolling Hills Lodge

    Rolling Hills Lodge is Cherokee's newest hotel located in the heart of the Cultural District. We were the recipient of the 2016 Cherokee Pride Award for Exceptional Customer Service for a Lodging Establishment and the winner of the 2017 Best in Excellence Award given by Trip Advisor. Guests can enjoy an array of activities within walking distance from our hotel including the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, the Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual and Unto These Hills Outdoor Theatrical Drama.
  • River’s Edge Motel

    Located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, River's Edge has everything to offer. You can sit on your own private balcony overlooking the Oconaluftee River, or just step out the door to choose from convenient restaurants, stores and attractions like the Oconaluftee Indian Village, Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama, and Harrah's Cherokee Casino. Guest rooms include in-room coffee, free wireless high speed internet, refrigerators and cable TV.
  • Great Smokies Inn

    Providing the best location in Cherokee, Great Smokies Inn is the closest hotel to the entrance of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The hotel is within a short drive to Harrahs Casino, Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Oconaluftee Indian Village, Smoky Mountain Tubing, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, "Unto These Hills" Outdoor Drama and the Cherokee Indian Fair Grounds. Great Smokies Inn offers 151 spacious sleeping rooms with either 2 queen beds or 1 king bed with exterior entrances. Mountain motif with log exterior makes you feel right at home on the Cherokee Indian Reservation.
  • Smoky Mountain Inn & Suites

    Welcome to the Smoky Mountain Inn & Suites! The hotel is nestled into the relaxing mountains of the Cherokee Indian Reservation located in the most beautiful part of Western North Carolina. The Smoky Mountain Inn & Suites is conveniently located just minutes from downtown shopping, dining and the Casino. Our covered, heated pool & spa is sure to relax the weariest of travelers. The hotel offers other great amenities including satellite television, free WiFi access, complimentary breakfast, laundry facilities and motorcycles are welcome!
  • Econo Lodge

    The Econo Lodge is nestled in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, conveniently located in downtown Cherokee and adjacent to the Oconaluftee River. Minutes from popular attractions like Harrah's Cherokee Casino only one mile away, Oconaluftee Indian Village, Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama, Santa's Land and the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Walking distance from downtown shops and restaurants, the Oconaluftee Island Park for fishing and tubing. All guest rooms include free continental breakfast, free wireless high speed internet, in room coffee, refrigerators and cable TV.
  • Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort Hotel

    The luxurious 21-story Harrah's Cherokee Hotel is set amid the beautiful mountain setting of western North Carolina and provides luxury lodging that creates an upscale experience with 1,108 spacious rooms that include breathtaking views. Check-in/Checkout Kiosks are available in the hotel for fast service and are located on the 2nd floor of the hotel, near the Callaway golf shop. The hotel fitness room & indoor pool are now open! The fitness room is open 24/7 and the pool is open daily, 5am-11pm.
  • Frontier Motor Lodge

    Frontier Motor Lodge is within walking distance of the main entrance of Harrahs Casino entrance. Open year round, non-smoking rooms, cable tv, free local calls, pool. Pancake House in front of motel.
  • Chalet Suites

    Self-contained Suites on 22 private forested mountain acres just minutes from downtown Cherokee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway. Hike our trails, relax in a hammock for two, then watch a sunset over Clingmans Dome. Grill out at our picnic area; roast marshmallows beside the fish pond. Exceptional rates, outstanding amenities: private balcony/patio with rockers, steam showers and jacuzzi for 2, fireplace, king/queen bed, refrigerator, coffee maker, free full breakfast in your suite. Free WiFi, AppleTV with free NetFlix and ESPN. Handicap accessible, A/C or fresh mountain air. Secluded, not isolated. Adults only. Trails are open to the public from 10am - 5pm.
  • Two Rivers Lodge and Cabins

    Two Rivers Lodge and Cabins is American family owned and operated with 21 motel rooms and 2 family cabins located on 8 acres on the Oconaluftee and Tuckaseegee Rivers. We have nearly 1/4 mile of easy river access for fishing, tubing and playing. We also have a riverside park with a pavilion, covered fire-pit, tables and grills. Rooms and cabins enjoy full privilege of our large pool and scenic grounds. The motel is pet friendly, cabins are not pet friendly.
  • Panther Creek Cabins

    Premier creek side cabins. Honeymoon cabins and cabins for large groups all decorated with antiques and Native American decor. All cabins have furnished kitchen and fireplace. Cabins with jacuzzi are also available. Linens and firewood provided. Enjoy the creek, hiking trail and 60 acres of mountain beauty. Minutes from downtown Cherokee, Harrah's Cherokee Casino, fishing, major attractions and activities. Gem Mining in the creek at the cabins for guests only. Wedding by appointment. We can also perform Traditional Cherokee Weddings. We are open from Mon - Sat 9 am to 9 pm Sunday from 3 to 5pm (on call by messages) We speak Spanish