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Lloyds on the River Country Inn

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the owner was so nice and helpful and the inn is so adorable. the rooms are small but full of history and are cozy. the river is right behind the back porch and there are rocking chairs so you can enjoy the peace outside. very quiet place. I highly recommend this property.

Thank Vanessa A
Winston Salem
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was a quite little inn. The room was very clean and for the price you could not beat it. The back porch area with the rocking chairs was very relaxing. Larry, I think was his name, was very helpful on the phone and when we checked in he was very nice and gave me some ideas for places to...

Thank jamiebI8079ZL
Warrenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This little hotel is excellent! It is clean and convenient to other towns. A car is needed because it is on the outskirts of Bryson City. The owners were extremely kind and accommodating. Loved the balcony on the back where you could watch the ducks and listen to the creek. It was perfect!

Thank sc12pearl
Fruitland Park
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem. Located 5 miles from Cherokee and 5 miles from bryson city. Clean rooms, hot water, low price. A river runs behind it. Found on trip advisor and glad we did. Owners are great and very helpful. Would return.

Thank Renee R
GREENSBORO NC, United States
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I was going to be in Ela to attend a funeral. I called to reserve my favorite room. Upon arrival, my room was ready, complete with a new heat/air system. The room was clean, had a homelike feel and was very comfortable. I especially enjoy the fridge, microwave and coffee maker. Even though it was raining, the porch and view...

Thank Brenda G
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is my second stay at this hotel. It is right on the river so there is a little bit of scenery to enjoy. They also have a fire pit and grills for guests to use. There's not a lot of accommodations as a newer hotel but it's really close to downtown Bryson City and the casinos.

Thank mayadukes
Mountain City, Tennessee
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Lloyd's on the River is a conveniently located, quaint little inn. It is a mom and pop little place so there is no amenity's like breakfast, shampoo/conditioner, hair dryer etc. There is a mini fridge and microwave, and very roomy rooms. I would recommend this for anyone in the area. I bet the summer would be real nice with a...

Thank Amber C
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This is the cutest little cabin/cottage type room. Spacious room with a mini fridge and microwave. Heat/ac, clean bathroom, comfy and clean bed. This was an adorable little place and I will honestly return soon!!! The scenery was peaceful and the atmosphere relaxed and quiet. My favorite spot wasthe backporch, such a lovely place!

Thank Aysia H
Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Nice,clean and affordable! This is the second time we have stayed here and the owner is very courteous and friendly. This place is close to everything without feeling like you're stuck in the middle of it all. Highly recommend 🏆

Thank Glen B
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Clean, comfortable and charming by the river! Only stayed one night, but my husband and I love this area so we definitly planning to come back and we have put Lloyd's on our list to stay at. It was quiet, the room was clean, plenty big enough for us as a couple.

Thank Charles A. F

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lloyds on the River Country Inn has 25 rooms, 15 are directly on the Oconaluftee River with back porches and rocking chairs. All rooms have a unique decor and most are furnished with real handmade beds, dressers and tables made of cherry wood. There are four kitchennettes with the rest having small refrigerators and microwaves. Wi-Fi, in-room coffee service and full cable are provided. An outdoor pool, grills, picnic tables and fishing from our river bank round out the guest experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lloyds on the River Country Inn

Address: 5370 Ela Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713-7871
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Bryson City
Price Range: £49 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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Lloyds On The River Country Hotel Bryson City
Country Inn Bryson City
Bryson City Country Inn
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“all the rooms are basically as wonderful as the other”
504vanessaa, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the ground floor rooms in order to have a view of the creek.”
sc12pearl, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms downstairs have rockers and porch along the river bank”
mayadukes, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“In summer, you want the rooms facing the river.”
amberc77, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“book early to request a river view room!”
O1216ZBamyj, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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