Top 6 Cabins In Cherokee, North Carolina - Updated 2023


Cherokee is located on the Cherokee Nation, a reservation in western North Carolina. The town is nestled close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and features Appalachian hiking trails. Visitors can find out more about the area’s past at the Oconaluftee Indian Village, which features 18th-century style buildings and offers live demonstrations. They can also try their luck at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. In the summer months, the outdoor Mountainside Theater offers the drama of the tribal story, with the play “Unto These Hills.” Fishermen will enjoy the rivers in the area, where they can catch many trout. Kayaking is available on the Oconaluftee River nearby. Get a real feel for the area and its past by staying in one of the cabins in Cherokee, North Carolina. Scroll down below to find out more.

1. Log cabin with a hot tub, close to the casino and Cherokee (from USD 131)

This lovely cabin is located a 5-mi (8-km) drive from Cherokee and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and is within easy reach of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, the Cherokee museums and shopping. Rafting is available close by on the Nantahala River, while visitors can enjoy tubing on Deep Creek.

The property has a spacious porch for relaxing in the fresh air. The living room features a TV with cable channels and free Wi-Fi is available. There is a well-equipped kitchen for cooking daily meals. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, the second has a queen-size bed and there is also a queen-size sofa bed in the living area.

Log Cabin w/ Hot Tub near Casino, Cherokee & Bryson City
137 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
there was a leaf in my bed Not the worst thing to find
It would not take that much money
The cabin is a bit dated but has everything you need Definitely worth the price and we will stay here again
Quiet and private the best beds I have ever had in a rental
which was a very thin and old quilt)
Upon entering the place "looked" clean
not one person mentioned roaches
So friendly as easy more than we expected
I did because they only left us 1/2 a roll
Well that night we must have killed more than a dozen of these little pests
this was the absolute worst
but how did a leaf get in my bed???
my sister screamed "cockroach"
A nice getaway Peaceful but close to everything
Great location somewhat easy to get to very private and quiet
The TV is something from the 70's
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2. Appaloosa Cabins, close to downtown Cherokee and the casino (from USD 115)

These attractive cabins are a great place for families to get away, relax and get back to nature, just a few minutes’ drive from downtown Cherokee and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. Fishermen will enjoy the close proximity to Oconaluftee River.

The living room features a DirectTV with satellite channels, as well as a choice of DVD movies. The kitchen comes fully equipped with all the necessary utensils and appliances. Sleeping arrangements include two bedrooms with queen-size beds in each and one bathroom. There is no internet on the property, allowing guests to truly relax.

Appaloosa Two is Minutes away from Harrah's Casino and Downtown Cherokee.
131 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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The cabin was cozy and we loved the view and sounds of the river coming in through the bedroom window
There was plenty room for everyone
The river trail was a little steep
Great time sitting on the back deck listening to the river
but with everything we needed Amazing view
Clean everything works as it should
Very clean Loved listening to and watching the river below very peaceful
Great host was 100% accommodating
The owner was really nice and helpful
Spent a long weekend with my parents and husband
but we were able to find a nice parking area close by that allowed us to walk behind the property along with river that was easier for them
Very nice cute and peaceful cabin
was a little too steep for my older parents
Quite location About five minutes away from all the tourist areas
A good property to rest and enjoy the area Close enough to enjoy Cherokee
Such a great location and setting Right on the river with great view and access Quiet and off the beaten path but only 2 miles from practically EVERYTHING Will definitely be back
Everything was good beautiful location
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3. Rising Ridge Cabin - Two-bedroom cabin (from USD 191)

This attractive, two-story cabin is located close to Cherokee, in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. Its location is convenient for visits to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Bryson City, NC. Gatlinburg is a scenic drive away through the national park.

The cabin has a games room with a pool table and ping-pong table. There is also a television for watching DVD movies or playing video games. The kitchen comes equipped with everything necessary for daily cooking. The living room has a gas fireplace and the porch features a gas grill and there is a fire pit in the yard. Sleeping arrangements include two bedrooms with queen-size beds. The bathroom features a jetted bathtub for additional relaxation.

Rising Ridge Cabin - Free Local Brewery Tours + Family Friendly Cabin + Close to
70 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was fully furnished
But it was entertaining Unfortunately the largest tv was downstairs in the game room
Need new pool table but the rest was nice
It was clean and we'll stocked with everything you need for cooking
The information provided ahead of time made it easy to find the cabin and get settled in
The cabin we stayed in was very nice and clean
Clean and well stocked with most everything you need
Wifi was not working in the morning till we left
The hot tub Jacuzzi tub and pool table were a very great selling point for us
so we could eat-in in the evening and relax rather than having to eat out all the time
We would absolutely recommend this property to anyone visiting the area
The owners even have outdoor games like tetherball and horseshoes
The cabin is also located close to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Cabin is really nice Not far from Cherokee
Our drive to Cherokee was within minutes
and it is mediocre at best
calm and quiet great location
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4. Barefoot Memories Cherokee cabin rental (from USD 93)

Barefoot Memories is a two-bedroom cabin, perfectly located at just a 15-minute drive from Bryson City and a 10-minute drive from downtown Cherokee. The spacious porch offers beautiful mountain views and outdoor relaxation. It should be noted that a 4-wheel or front-wheel-drive vehicle is needed to access the cabin.

The cabin is air-conditioned and there is a TV with satellite channels in the living room. The kitchen comes well-equipped with everything necessary for daily cooking for the family. The cabin has two bedrooms, both with queen-size beds and one and a half bathrooms. There is no internet here.

Barefoot Memories is perfect Bryson City or Cherokee Cabin Rental for you!
33 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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The hot tube was wonderful
The couch was not very comfortable
First the cabin was beautiful on the inside Gorgeous 2 bedroom
and we still have to take all the trash to a dumpster
My husband and I came up to the area to celebrate our anniversary
the cabin looks very clean but doesn't smell like clean
The vacation rental was very clean
place to rest and relax for the weekend
The cabin was exactly as posted
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Owner was extremely polite and helpful
and neither of us slept very much
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Was far enof from Cherokee to enjoy quiet out from city lights
Close to Cherokee reservation casino musuems but far enof for nice and quiet from town very quant
The map I looked at prior to booking showed the cabin next to the Casino within walking distance
I was a little skeptical at first being that this was my first cabin and all i do is watch scary movies
The size and the location was great but we found a lot of spiderweb at the hot tub
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5. Cozy cabin in the Cherokee homeland (from USD 150)

This beautiful wooden cabin is located in the Painttown Community of the Qualla Indian Boundary on the Cherokee Reservation. The property is a three-minute drive from Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and a comfortable stroll to the Tribal Bingo. The cabin is perfect for relaxing and enjoying mountain living while exploring the Great Smoky National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors can enjoy hiking, fishing and tubing in the area and learn more about Cherokee culture here.

The living room features a TV with cable channels and free Wi-Fi is available. There is a kitchen with all the necessary appliances and utensils for cooking daily meals. One bedroom has a queen-size bed, while the second features a double bed. Parking is available on the property.

Cozy cabin in the enchanted Cherokee homeland
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
46 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
terri's place is exceptionally clean convenient and modern
the cabin is clean cozy and nicely furnished
the place was so clean and cozy we will definitely be back
the house was beautiful comfortable clean and modern
the cabin itself is very clean comfortable and quiet- it's a perfect weekend get-away
thank you for being a great host terri
terri is a great host and will respond to you very quickly should you have any questions
great location close to everything
2 miles from the casino perfect location
the location of the cabin is ideal because you are only three minutes from harrah's and downtown cherokee
this is a terrific house excellent location -- near everything but very private
the location is a good starting point to take a drive when not visiting the casino
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6. Conveniently located, budget-friendly cabin

This wooden cabin is perfectly placed off HWY 19, approximately 3 mi (4.8 km) from the center of town and 4 mi (6.4 km) from Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. Bryson City is a 7-mi (11-km) drive away, with shopping and restaurants. Hiking, fishing and biking are available in the surrounding area. The living area features a TV with cable channels and there is free Wi-Fi available throughout. The kitchen is well-equipped for daily cooking. One bedroom features a double bed, while the second has a queen-size bed. There is one bathroom.

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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Get back to nature in a cabin in Cherokee, North Carolina

Learn more about the past of the Cherokee Nation, while staying in a beautiful mountainous area, close to the town and with access to hiking, biking, fishing and tubing. Try your luck at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, while staying in rustic comfort in one of these cabins in Cherokee, North Carolina, USA.

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