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Ridge Top Motel & Campground

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Granite Falls
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from a 2 night stay. Owners and their children were super friendly and nice. They were very accommodating with anything we needed (crib). Very clean and quiet. It is up on a hilltop so there was no busy street noise. Yes, it is an older motel so you can't expect everything to be perfect. Our room was...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been along time since I stayed in a '50's type motel, but I was reasonably surprised at what I got for my money. Although the décor was dated everything was clean and the bed comfortable. Bathroom was roomy and shower good. TV selection was great and refrigerator worked well. Loved the table and chairs out on the balcony...

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North
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I would like to recommend this cozy cabin-like motel to anyone or couples looking for a sweet get away for a little privacy or fun. The rennovated room was plain but cozy. The bathroom was extravagant

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Thank K3761FZsabrinam
Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Amenities? microwave downstairs in trashy storage room with guest laundry and owner's personal belongings and it was nasty. When I drove up I wanted to cry! The POOL was the first thing we saw! GREEN AND FULL OF SLIME AND TRASH. Came to Bryson City with grandkids and elderly parents for the Polar Express. Booked this place 2 months prior...

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1Thank Debra G
NATUREFREAK05, General Manager at Ridge Top Motel & Campground, responded to this review

We always want our customers satisfied. You NEVER informed us about the pet. In fact, when I saw the pet and called your room, you first denied having a pet and therefore bringing forth the negativity. Furthermore, you had said that you worked for a Wyndham property and bragged about the cleanliness about of our motel during your stay!

Loxley, Alabama
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Very old but clean. The front office staff was friendly and accommodating. That's the only positive I can say. There was a crack in the door that let in a lot of cold air. Most plugs don't work. No plugs in bathroom. Only slivers of soap are provided. Limited channels on TV. The green dirty pool needs to be covered...

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Thank stepstephenson
West Jordan, Utah
Reviewed 14 November 2016

If this is the last place available for miles around, I would sleep in my car. It is a rent by the hour motel. It is very old and outdated. It is very cheap. Very run down. My non smoking room still smelled like heavy smoke. It was in the mattress and the pillows. The walls have very thin walls...

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1Thank Chad S
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The owners were very nice and accommodating. For the price it was sufficient. The room was clean, but it is in need of minor repairs. Bathroom faucets and sink in suite area needed repairs. The room did not smell, which is always a concern to me. Our requests were always given prompt attention.

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Thank Chelle P
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Came to Bryson City to ride the train and stayed here. Older motel on top of a mountain but rooms were cleaned and check in was easy. Price was very reasonable! Owners were really nice and professional. Would stay here again!

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place. A wonderful and freindly staff. Cozy and comfortable room and very fast internet. Biker friendly. Will most certainly return! Old town charm at its finest! Very close to shops and good food. The bes in our room (128) was VERY comfortable.

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I booked this motel based on reviews and the price, compared to other locations. As always the advertising photos look better than they really are but this motel served the purpose as in getting some rest. The motel stated that it was American owned and had free wifi, neither of those statements were true. Parking was limited but we parked...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ridge Top Motel & Campground

Address: 390 Arlington Ave, Bryson City, NC 28713-7604
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Bryson City
Price Range: €47 - €73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“if you can stay up stairs on the end for a better view”
206jeannettep, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wish I had had a tip and I would have used it.”
harleymimi1, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor has best views.”
rebeccad890, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pets are actually technically not allowed here. You won't be turned away, but you will be charged a pet fee each night.”
mollyl27, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 207 on top level and there was no outside noise and the hotel was full.”
scobbyandme, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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