The Quality Inn hotel is located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation, in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Popular attractions, including Harrah's Cherokee Casino, Unto These Hills outdoor drama and the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, are minutes away. Western Carolina University is less than 20 miles from this Cherokee hotel. Visitors are invited to take a stroll along the Oconaluftee River on the private river walk. Aside from the endless scenic and recreational opportunities, the city of Cherokee offers theaters, antique shops, craft shows, flea markets and festivals. No reservations accepted for local residents within a 50 mile radius.