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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino, an IHG Hotel

Mountain hotel within walking distance of Harrahs Cherokee Casino

  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking

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8.0.Very Good.
  • The bed was very comfortable.

    Jun 17, 2021

  • Bugs all over bathroom 😡😡😡😡

    May 30, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 24 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Convenient
Walkable
Easy parking
Quiet
Safe
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 94 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fitness center
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning

For families

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free toiletries

What’s around

  • Harrahs Cherokee Casino - 4 min walk
  • Cherokee Bear Zoo - 13 min walk
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park - 23 min walk
  • Eastern Cherokee Agency - 27 min walk
  • Cherokee Welcome Center - 31 min walk
  • Museum of the Cherokee Indian - 32 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (LEISURE)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Corner
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)
  • Executive Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 1 Twin Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Location

  • Harrahs Cherokee Casino - 4 min walk
  • Cherokee Bear Zoo - 13 min walk
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park - 23 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Harrahs Cherokee Casino - 4 min walk
  • Cherokee Bear Zoo - 13 min walk
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park - 23 min walk
  • Eastern Cherokee Agency - 27 min walk
  • Cherokee Welcome Center - 31 min walk
  • Museum of the Cherokee Indian - 32 min walk
  • Cherokee Mountainside Theatre - 33 min walk
  • Oconaluftee Indian Village - 38 min walk
  • Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama - 39 min walk
  • Smokey Mountain Gold & Ruby Mine - 41 min walk
  • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km

Getting around

  • Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) - 73 min drive

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 94 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-1 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
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In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast daily

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities

Working away

  • Business center
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Year Built - 2005
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

Accessibility

  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Assistive listening devices available

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Small print

Also known as

  • Holiday Inn Express Cherokee Casino
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Cherokee Casino
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Cherokee / Casino
  • Inn Express Cherokee Casino
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Suites Cherokee / Casino

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino, an IHG Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 1 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Homestyle Fried Chicken (3-min walk), Brio Tuscan Grill (6-min walk), and Ruth's Chris Steak House (6-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Harrahs Cherokee Casino (4-min walk) is nearby.
  • Maintain your daily exercise routine at the gym.
8.0.Very Good.
  • 8.0.Very Good

    ok stay

    it was a decent stay. very close to the location we were visiting. easy check in but found a pair of airpods under my pillow from a made up bed that did NOT belong to either person in my party. didn’t quite get that but i gave them to the maid. other than that, an ok stay.

    Dr. Claude T., 2 night family trip, May 29, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    My stay with HolidayInn Express was very enjoyable. The Maid service was very nice because you only had service when you asked for it, and therefore you were disturbed doing the Mornings when you wanted to rest.

    Marshall R, 3 night family trip, May 22, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Not up to par

    The breakfast at 8:30 was not good. Dry cereal with no milk. No muffins or biscuits or nothing like that.very disappointed

    DALE, 1 night trip, Apr 20, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Expected more.

    For the price of this location compared to others near there, I expected more. I understand issues with Covid and all, but the breakfast left a lot to be desired for. Beds were not the greatest quality either and rough to sleep on.

    2 night family trip, Apr 16, 2021

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  • 2.0.Poor

    The hotel looked to be very neat and clean but once we actually got to our room it had not been cleaned!

    Kayelyn, 1 night trip, Apr 11, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    Amazing, clean

    Jean, 1 night trip, Mar 27, 2021

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  • 4.0.Fair

    Noisy!!!

    Not so good. The room itself was fun, no issues there. But being that close to the casino, people came in very late and intoxicated in the walls are way too thin. I was all weekend at 3 AM on Friday night with people shouting and cussing in the hallways. This lasted at least a half an hour. On Saturday night I was awake and at 5 AM from the room next-door. Very loud could hear every word they were saying. I tried to call the front desk several times before I got a hold of someone. The lady came up and told him to keep it quiet and that lasted all of 15 minutes. Very disappointing.

    Mike, 2 night trip, Mar 19, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Awesome service at the front. Rooms were nice. Will be back ;)

    Trent, 1 night family trip, Mar 17, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very Good

    I liked that there was a refrigerator and microwave in the room.

    1 night romance trip, Mar 13, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The location is perfect, staff is very courteous! Will return!

    1 night trip with friends, Mar 13, 2021

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