9 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cherokee, North Carolina - Updated 2023


Cherokee is a relatively small town with a population of just over 2,000 people. However, despite the small-town atmosphere, the area is a popular tourist destination for nature lovers and hikers as there are plenty of hiking paths nearby. Additionally, tourists stopping by have easy access to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For those looking to get some fresh air, there are mountains and waterfalls in the nearby area, but if you prefer indoor entertainment, the local casino is a popular place to spend the evening. If you’re driving around, keep your eyes peeled for the Tail of the Dragon. Gem mining is also a popular activity for curious visitors. Explore everything this quaint town has to offer and check out these best Airbnb vacation rentals in Cherokee, North Carolina.

1. Charming retreat with full kitchen

Located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation, this large home is situated right on the mountainside and has enough space to sleep up to six people. Enjoy views of Great Smoky Mountains from the patio or fire up the grill and have a little barbecue. The home is equipped with plenty of great amenities such as a full kitchen, high-speed WiFi, and even a recreation room with board games, books, and a desk.

Modern Mountain Retreat
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
308 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place with a great view out of the kitchen windows
the house was lovely with comfortable furniture and great beds
the cabin had a beautiful dining room with a view for our family to enjoy every evening
beds were super comfy and kitchen has tons of extra accessories
it's a clean and comfortable house with an incredible backyard set-up (deck grill fire pit)
clean beautiful and well kept
extremely clean and well appointed
cabin was clean spacious & cozy
this house was wonderful it was very clean and the beds were comfortable
it was well maintained and super clean
the hosts truly went above and beyond
the owner thought of many nice touches
the hosts are very nice and helpful as well as responding quickly to questions
great place and hospitable hosts
thanks hosts for an awesome place
great stay and location to the casino
great location close to where we were working
cabin is in a great location
great house in a good location for close access to the polar express
great place great location
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2. Luxury riverfront RV accommodation (from USD 129)

This accommodation is an RV accommodation, so if you’re traveling solo or with a partner and you’re not too picky about space, this spot is perfect. It is affordable and in an excellent location adjacent to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The RV is also a short walk away from local hot spots such as restaurants, shops, and the casino. The RV is packed with amenities such as leather seating, essentials, WiFi access, and TV.

Luxury Wildcat Cherokee Riverfront RV Rental
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
140 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Camper/RV 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beautiful patio has a picnic table two adirondack chairs fire pit and a bbq grill
we enjoyed the electric fireplaces and pop up tv wifi worked fine to stream netflix
we wish the listing would have said very sporadic wifi
this is a beautiful camper with a cozy patio
the bed is super comfortable
the rv was very clean and well designed
nice clean and comfy place in a unique setting
it was very clean and comfortable and we didn’t feel cramped inside either
crisp clean white sheets on the very comfortable bed
jennifer's place is exceptionally clean
amazing airbnb and great hosts the rv had more than enough place for 2 people
jennifer and steven were wonderful and very helpful
jennifer/host is super attentive and quick to respond to messages
she is super friendly and explains everything about the rv and local places to eat and see
jennifer is an excellent host the rv was great
great location for the sites we wanted to see
overall good stay and close to everything
we loved staying here and the location is great
this rv and the location is really great for the price
it's an easy and close by option for getting outside
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3. Cozy home with fire pit (from USD 155)

This cozy and cabin-style home is a perfect spot where you can stay for a while. It is a remodeled single-story brick home that features tons of modern amenities in a comfortable atmosphere. Hang out by the fire pit outside and get some fresh air or light up the grill and have an alfresco dinner. The home is also equipped with a full kitchen, a smart TV, WiFi, and essentials. If you’re looking to head into town, the casino is only minutes away along with several shops and restaurants.

Cozy by the Creekside: 1.4 miles to Casino
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
188 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds/furniture were very clean and comfortable
cabin was exactly as described well stocked and very comfortable
super clean (basically spotless)
very clean and rustic place
the place was very clean and nice
great place very clean and cozy
house is very clean and private
nonah is a wonderful host
nonah is a wonderful host she always responds to any questions very quickly
nonah was the perfect host
loved the creek behind the home and the host was fantastic
she was very responsive and happy to help make our trip more memorable
great location to all attractions
awesome place close to casino
great place and location in cherokee
a great space close to everything
amazing place close to everything you need
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4. Bright log home in central Cherokee

Located just a short distance away from downtown Cherokee, this log home is the perfect mix of relaxing and fun. Spend your nights out at the nearby casino or the local restaurants. During the day, you can hike on mountains and savor the sunshine. Opportunities for mountain biking and fishing are close by as well. The home comes with essentials, WiFi, a TV, a fireplace, and plenty of parking. With enough room to sleep up to seven people, there is plenty of space for a family retreat or friendly reunion.

Reservation Retreat | Mix of Nature and Nightlife
136 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and amenities were great
great comfortable place to stay convenient to town and all the amenities that you need
super clean nice furniture comfortable beds
having this cozy cabin just made our get-a-way perfect
cabin very clean and cozy
very clean and comfortable
very clean super soft towels the kitchen was stocked with enough dishes and silverware
it was clean and comfortable
plenty on clean towels to use
the host is amazing
chad is a fantastic host gave quick responses even on christmas
hosts were very nice and helpful
super attentive hosts and most accomodating
great cabin and great hosts
great location just outside of cherokee
very roomy and great location not too far from town
the location of this cabin was perfect for us
great location for hiking in the national park
great location great value and great trip overall
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5. Cabin in the heart of Cherokee

Located just a stone’s throw away from everything Cherokee has to offer, this home is a fabulous accommodation and an outdoorsman’s dream. There are plenty of hiking, fishing, and biking paths around, so head outside and explore the beauty of the mountains and nature found in North Carolina. The home comes with tons of amenities such as WiFi, TV, and other essentials such as towels and sheets. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is free parking as well.

Budget friendly Cabin | Close to it all
180 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin did not have a smart tv but had good wifi
the mattresses were awesome memory foam and there is a/c in all rooms (and ceiling fans)
the deck and exterior property where very nice along with an off-road parking space and picnic table
i really liked and used the full kitchen plus the washer and dryer were very nice
the kitchen is out-dated but functional and effective
chad's cabins are really clean and cozy
the place was really clean
very clean everything we needed was there
the cabin was really clean
very good acommodations clean confortable and convenient
owner responsive and friendly
shasta’s immediate responses were very helpful
chad was attentive to our needs and we loved the porch
overall what we expected and chad was very helpful
great location to the casino
it was in a great location - short distances to everything we wanted to get to
overall good place and good location
great cabin that truly is close to everything
this place is good location and close to everything cherokee has to offer
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6. Spacious retreat on a farm (from USD 141)

This spacious home is located on a farm and features plenty of space and enough room to sleep up to seven people. The home offers a country-like decor interior and views of meadows and gardens. Wake up in the morning to the sounds of nature and nearby animals. Then, sip on a fresh cup of coffee while you admire the views. The home is child-friendly and comes with plenty of amenities such as WiFi access, laundry facilities, TV, essentials, and a full kitchen.

Dogwood Farms - Cherokee 3 min/Bryson City 10 min
Whittier, North Carolina, United States
298 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 4 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great views large rooms and an awesome piano
this is a beautiful home with gorgeous views from every room
the kitchen was well appointed and having a washer and dryer was wonderful
the beds were super comfortable
there is room to spread out and relax
the place was very clean huge lot
the house was very clean and homey
clean roomy beautiful inside & out
the place is so clean and so peaceful
it was very spacious & clean
she was a great host
wonderful host and farm and country side experience
heather was an excellent host and quickly answered any questions
heather is an excellent host
she was very responsive and accomodating
great place really close to cherokee
great place in a great location
close to cherokee attractions but far enough away to feel secluded if you want to
perfect getaway in close proximity to harrahs casino
it was wonderful to be close to so much
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7. Relaxing campsite close to waterfall

Experience the comfort and serenity of having a private waterfall right within the area. Aside from visiting the waterfall, guests can enjoy hopping into the creek to cool off during those hot North Carolina summer days. The campsite can accommodate up to three tents and six people. There are three fire pits and two picnic tables where you can gather around and eat. Treat yourself to a unique stay surrounded by nature.

1 Site Private Waterfall Campground Cherokee NC
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
44 reviews Superhost
Campsite 1 Bed 10 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having a hot shower toilet and beautiful creek make it very comfortable
the shower and "outhouse" area were very clean as well as the grounds
the on-site shower is super clean adorable and has lots of hot water
the bathrooms and showers were clean and functioned amazingly
the quaint and clean on-site outhouse with porta-potti and shower add to the comfort of your stay
the waterfall is beyond spectacular and the campsite is very clean and well accomodated
richie was a wonderful host
richie was a wonderful host
richie was a fantastic host
highly recommend this campsite and ritchie was a great host
he is a great host and very responsive
the location was beautiful
beautiful location not far from nearby town amenities
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8. Vast home for large group (from USD 196)

This large home can accommodate up to 10 people, so if you’re traveling with a large group and looking for a quiet and secluded place to stay, this is a good option. The property has tons of space and it is located in the heart of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians reservation, which is adjacent to the Appalachian Mountains. Hiking, skiing, the casino, and plenty of restaurants are nearby as well. The home is equipped with a full kitchen, essentials, TV access, WiFi, and free parking.

Cherokee Country
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
357 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a beautiful view from the apartment
it has a good amount of space with a large table
easy checkin and plenty of room for the 7 of us
nice open floor plan big spacouse rooms
we didn't use the kitchen at all but it looked like it had everything you would need
very clean house
clean spacious and great communication
fantastic overall very clean and spacious
the place was clean and homey
the space was super clean and homey
anita is a great host
anita is a fantastic host
anita was a very nice host and easy to communicate with
had a great weekend thank you for hosting us
anita was extremely responsive and the check in and check out process was very easy
great location close to everything
great location close to everything
the location was perfect
perfect location to the gsmnp
great place n perfect location
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Nearby Airbnb vacation rentals

9. Summer cottage near central Cherokee

This home is near all the fun summer activities that outdoor enthusiasts will certainly enjoy. Explore the mountains nearby and do some hiking or mountain biking. You can also check out the town of Cherokee, which is only five minutes away, and see the museums, restaurants, and shops. The home sleeps up to five people and comes with amazing amenities such as a hot tub, a fire pit, and plenty of outdoor seating. Not to mention, there are also a fully equipped kitchen, WiFi, and plenty of parking space.

Forget Me Not
Whittier, North Carolina, United States
42 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
cabin was top notch clean and beautiful
beautiful and clean and the surroundings were perfect
great cabin very clean and well kept
i found the place clean and welcoming
the inside of the house was clean and cozy
host provided nice map of area
crew is very helpful and responsive
staff at cmv were welcoming and answered all my questioned prior to and during our stay
wonderful cabin with a great location
cabin is in a great location
great location family loved the hot tub
this cabin is in a very central location and is incredibly peaceful and private
we will definitely visit this place again
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10. Modern retreat with hot tub (from USD 176)

This two-bedroom cabin is located on a large plot of land that gives guests the feeling of being in the great outdoors. Head out to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which is close by, or go to town and experience the restaurants and shops that Cherokee has to offer. The home has a private hot tub on site as well as a fire pit, a TV, and WiFi access. The master bath has a washer and dryer for your convenience.

Foxwood Retreat
Whittier, North Carolina, United States
63 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the general amenities are good fully equipped kitchen and decent tv/movie collection
it was clean and well maintained
it is nice place and very clean too
the house was well decorated comfortable and clean
it was clean organized and had all the appliances needed to cook
the house was in a perfect location for all activities and it was clean and tidy
the host was responsive on emails and it was a nice bonus that they allow pets
great place to stay close to everything
was a great location for us very close to the casino
in particular we appreciated the close proximity to the national park
loved the location and convenience of the foxwood retreat
great location to bryson city and cherokee really enjoyed the house everything you need and very clean
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Fun in nature in Cherokee

There is a ton of great things to do in the Cherokee area. Experience the mountains and the serenity of nature, while also being near the town of Cherokee and enjoying everything it has to offer. Spend your afternoons hiking the hills while you spend your evenings hanging out at the casino or the local restaurants and museums. Cherokee offers a little bit of fun and a little bit of hanging out in nature.

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