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Ridge Top Motel & Campground

390 Arlington Ave, Bryson City, NC 28713-7604
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#11 of 11 hotels in Bryson City

Finding an ideal budget friendly motel in Bryson City does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Ridge Top Motel & Campground, a nice option for travellers like you.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Smith's Dry Goods (0.6 mi) and Three Waterfalls Hike (1.1 mi), guests of Ridge Top Motel & Campground can easily experience some of Bryson City's most well known attractions.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Ridge Top Motel & Campground offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.

Guests of Ridge Top Motel & Campground Hotel are also welcome to enjoy a pool, located on site. For travellers arriving by car, free parking is available.

Travellers looking to enjoy some filet mignon can head to Pasqualino's Italian Restaurant, The Bistro at the Everett Hotel, or Jimmy Mac's Restaurant. Otherwise, you may want to check out a pub such as CJ'S Grille.

If you’re looking for something to do, Swain County Heritage Museum (0.5 mi) is a nice way to spend some time, and it is within walking distance of Ridge Top Motel Campground.

Ridge Top Motel & Campground looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Bryson City.

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pathfinder 1960 wrote a review Apr 2021
Chelsea, Michigan6 contributions
The staff at this property are all great! They all go above and beyond to make your stay comfortable. Took advantage of the never downtown location to walk to dinner, check out a couple galleries, and have drinks. 
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
ditzymudgirl wrote a review Nov 2020
High Point, North Carolina156 contributions92 helpful votes
While I am quite appreciative of the price and a fairly safe place to stay, the musty smell made this a never-return hotel for me. Definitely a place to consider for a budget stay, but there are better smelling options in this area.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Lurana wrote a review Oct 2020
Fort Lauderdale, Florida27 contributions13 helpful votes
I spent four days at the Ridge Top Motel during peak leaf peeping season. The room was spacious, with two double beds, desk, armchair, coffee maker, microwave and fridge. The owners/managers are exceptionally friendly and accommodating, and they are taking all necessary COVID precautions. This is an old building which has not been updated to any great degree, so if elegance and modernity are important, this is not the hotel for you (the reason I gave it four rather than five stars). However, you cannot beat the price in the Bryson City area. The location is convenient to the National Park and has some nice views of the mountains. I definitely would stay here again.
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Date of stay: October 2020
genyvette wrote a review Sep 2020
Dallas, Georgia2 contributions
I'm not hard to please but...I just could not stay. A tiny room with thin panel walls and thin doors. Everything was very old, outdated, and musty. The premises is in a weird location, was unkempt and overgrown. I booked the room for the price so we could spend money on fun stuff. We weren't in the room 5 minutes and we cancelled the reservation and went somewhere else. I don't normally write reviews, good or bad, but this had to be written.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Claude1003 wrote a review Jun 2020
New Smyrna Beach, Florida34 contributions7 helpful votes
Unfortunately, it is a case of "getting what you pay for". Needs updating urgently. I am not a demanding or high-maintence individual but I found it somewhat disgusting, Sorry. I am confident that it will be a much better place if furniture and carpets were replaced and walls and ceilings repaired. I don't think owners need to spend a fortune to make it more presentable and pleasant.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$54 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ridge Top Motel & Campground
Which popular attractions are close to Ridge Top Motel & Campground?
Nearby attractions include Bryson City Outdoors (0.8 km), Swain County Heritage Museum (0.9 km), and Smoky Mountain Trains Museum (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ridge Top Motel & Campground?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Ridge Top Motel & Campground?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Ridge Top Motel & Campground?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ridge Top Motel & Campground?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Bistro at the Everett Hotel, Mountain Perks, and The High Test Deli & Sweet Shop.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ridge Top Motel & Campground?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Ridge Top Motel & Campground located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Bryson City.
Are pets allowed at Ridge Top Motel & Campground?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Ridge Top Motel & Campground?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Smith's Dry Goods (0.9 km).
Does Ridge Top Motel & Campground have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Ridge Top Motel & Campground accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.