This friendly Murphy hotel offers easy access to hiking, fishing, mountain biking, Trail of Tears, Tail of the Dragon and Cherohala Skyway. Limited pet friendly rooms with extra fee available, call ahead.
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A stay at this cozy Best Western of Murphy hotel offers many amenities. Enjoy cable television, free wireless Internet, refrigerator, in-room safe and a mountain view. Wake up feeling refreshed and enjoy a Grab & Go bag breakfast. After getting the right start to your day, you'll be ready to explore the area. Not sure what to do or where to go? Our friendly staff will go out of their way to ensure you have the best experience possible.
Explore the shops and cafes of historic downtown Murphy, just a few minutes away. Discover the rich history and gorgeous scenery of the area at Trail of Tears, Fires Creek Recreation, Joyce Kilmer Forest and Blue Ridge Parkway.
If you're looking for fun and adventure, Harrah's Casino is only one mile away as well as local winery tours, zip lines and world class whitewater rafting. Motorcyclists can explore the open road while staying at the rider-friendly Best Western of Murphy. Tail of the Dragon offers 318 curves in 11 miles, making it a well-known biker trail and Cherohala Skyway features beautiful views of the National Forest. Those traveling on business are ensured a productive trip, as Snap-on® Tools, MGM Brakes and Murphy Medical Center are all within seven miles.
Not only will you have access to so much close to this Murphy hotel, but you can also relax and unwind on site. Splash around in our seasonal sparkling outdoor pool or sunbathe on our serene sundeck. This Murphy, NC hotel also offers many other amenities, including a business center, a 24-hour front desk and free parking.
Contact hotel for availability if traveling with a pet. Business closed until further notice.
News from the Front Desk
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. Pet rate is $15 per day.
Hearing impaired services check with front desk for tty equipment
High-speed Internet access
Limited pet rooms
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
Public restrooms accessible
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
TTY device available for telephone
Cable satellite television
Free local calls up to 30 minutes
Dataports long distance charges might apply in non-toll free number used for guest's IP access
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Adjoining rooms available
Desk/work area available
High-speed Internet access
Free long distance access
Additional in-room toiletries
Free high-speed ethernet connection in room
A DVD player is available for guest use, please check with the front desk
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 1
Bathtub seat available
Rails in bathroom available
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Knock lights available
Safety bar in shower available
Emergency alerting lighting
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible clear floor space
0.25 mile(s) from WalMart Super Center, is directly across the highway from the hotel
0.25 mile(s) from Ingles, a large retail grocer across highway from property
0.25 mile(s) from Burke's Outlet, discount clothing outlet in Ingle's shopping center
1.00 mile(s) from Snap-On Tools, Souix Tools is a manufacturer for Snap-On
4.00 mile(s) from MGM Brakes, manufacturer
7.00 mile(s) from Murphy Medical Center
8.00 mile(s) from Moog Industries, manufacturing plant
8.00 mile(s) from Aegis, small manufacturer
10.00 mile(s) from Team Industries, manufacturing plant
2.00 mile(s) from Historic downtown Murphy, Downtown Murphy features numerous historic buildings, including the courthouse, which is constructed of blue marble mined in the county. The downtown theater is the oldest continuously operating movie theater east of the Mississippi.
15.00 mile(s) from Historic downtown Andrews, Andrews features a unique walk about downtown area with a train station and great shopping opportunities.
1 mile(s) from Valley River Casino, A new Harrah's Cherokee Casino in Murphy. Opened late fall of 2015, it provides both electronic and live games.
2.00 mile(s) from Trail of Tears, the route taken by the Army when it removed the Cherokee from their homes in NC - historic sites
40.00 mile(s) from Tail of the Dragon, 318 Curves in 11 miles, a Motorcycle must. Internationally known Biker trail
20.00 mile(s) from Fields of the Woods, a free Bible theme park with the Ten Commandments imbedded into the side of a mountain
20.00 mile(s) from Fires Creek Recreation, waterfall at parking lot, handicap accessible picnic/hiking, hiking trails, Horseback riding trails
25.00 mile(s) from Zip Line Tours, through the canopy at both the Ocoee and Nantahala Rivers by Wildwater
25.00 mile(s) from Cherohala Skyway, one of the most beautiful drives/rides through the National Forest with scenic views
40.00 mile(s) from Joyce Kilmer Forest, the only fully protected old growth forest in the Eastern United States, a truly spiritual experience to visit
60.00 mile(s) from Great Smoky Mountain Park, One of the most visited National Parks in the country. Full of beautiful waterfalls, hiking trails and historic displays of living in the Appalachian mountains.
60.00 mile(s) from Blue Ridge Parkway
60.00 mile(s) from Harrah's Cherokee Casino, world class casino located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation
60.00 mile(s) from Cherokee Indian Reservati, Oconaluftee Indian Village
Adjacent to Burger King®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
Across the street from BoJangles, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Fried chicken plus breakfast biscuits.
Across the street from Taco Bell®, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
0.50 mile(s) from Kentucky Fried Chicken, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, Fried chicken selections and a buffet bar.
2.00 mile(s) from Chop House, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Fine dining with full service bar.
2.00 mile(s) from Shoebooties, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, A delicious meal in a comfortable atmosphere. Live music on weekend nights and weekly specials, combined with a full service bar/wine menu makes for a great dining experience.
3.00 mile(s) from Main Street USA, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, A local diner that provides a nutritious meal for a reasonable price. Main Street is where the locals congregate at midday.
3.00 mile(s) from Downtown Pizza, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, A locally owned, the buffet provides a variety of pizza toppings to suit any taste.
2.00 mile(s) from McDonald's®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
3.00 mile(s) from Pizza Hut®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Hotel delivery when drivers are available.
3.00 mile(s) from Royal Waffle King, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, A great breakfast experience. Lunch and dinner are also served. Open 24 hours.
3.00 mile(s) from Monte Alban, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, Mexican cuisine.
6.00 mile(s) from Rib Country, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
7.00 mile(s) from Tri-County Community College
10.00 mile(s) from John C Campbell Folk School
15.00 mile(s) from Andrews
20.00 mile(s) from Hayesville
25.00 mile(s) from Blairsville, GA
25.00 mile(s) from Ducktown, TN
30.00 mile(s) from Hiawasse, GA
30.00 mile(s) from Blue Ridge, GA
50.00 mile(s) from Helen, GA
50.00 mile(s) from Franklin
50.00 mile(s) from Cherokee
60.00 mile(s) from Maggie Valley
95.00 mile(s) from Chattanooga, TN
95.00 mile(s) from Knoxville, TN
105 mile(s) from Asheville
110 mile(s) from Atlanta, GA
45 mile(s) from Bryson City, NC
1.00 mile(s) from Trout fishing, some of the country's best trout streams, both stocked and natural, are within minutes of the hotel
2.00 mile(s) from Hiking Trails, from local walking paths along the river to the Appalachian Trail - the area is a hiker's paradise
2.00 mile(s) from Biking, mountain biking through the forest or scenic bike tours provide a variety of biking activities
4.00 mile(s) from Market on the Square, Farmers & Crafters on the square in downtown Murphy every Saturday morning
5.00 mile(s) from Golf, several golf courses are within a short distance of the motel
10.00 mile(s) from Flea Markets, Some of the best flea markets in the region - great bargains and great antiques to be found
12.00 mile(s) from Horseback riding, riding in a covered wagon or on horseback through the forest - wonderful experiences are yours to remember
15.00 mile(s) from Fires Creek, waterfall and picnic area with swimming, hiking, fishing opportunities - handicap accessible Forest Service site
15.00 mile(s) from Winery Tours, Tour local vineyards and see wine being made
20.00 mile(s) from White Water Rafting, from the Nantahala to the Olympic class Ocoee river - all difficulty levels for all ages
25.00 mile(s) from Lake Appalachia, pristine lake nestled in the mountains
25.00 mile(s) from Lake Chatuge, bordering NC and Georgia, a great recreational opportunity for all
25.00 mile(s) from Cherokee Lake, deep water lake just minutes from the hotel - features handicap accessible picnic and fishing area
25.00 mile(s) from Copper Hill Museum, Museum showing historic copper mining activities in area
25.00 mile(s) from Canopy Zip Lining, Fly through the canopy on zip lines - great adventure!
30.00 mile(s) from Deal's Gap - Dragon Tail, world famous motorcycle ride - 318 curves in 11 miles
30.00 mile(s) from Ocoee River, Site of 1996 Olympic whitewater events
35.00 mile(s) from Cherohala Skyway, Incredible scenic drive with unlimited mountain views
40.00 mile(s) from Off Road Vehicles, US Forest Service's Beasley Knob area offers trails of varying difficulties to off roaders
45.00 mile(s) from Brasstown Bald, Highest point in Georgia - View from top is incredible
45.00 mile(s) from Model Railroad Museum, Incredible collection of model railroad cars complete with working train setup
45.00 mile(s) from Smoky Mountain Railroad, Ride a train through the mountains
0.01 mile(s) from WalMart® Super Center
0.01 mile(s) from Shopping Centre, Shopping center adjacent to property - various stores
0.50 mile(s) from Westgate Plaza, Various stores
0.50 mile(s) from Ingles Plaza, Various stores in shopping center
1.00 mile(s) from Lowes, Home improvement center
3.00 mile(s) from Downtown Murphy, Antique stores, boutiques, book stores, historic district
95.00 mile(s) from Asheville Airport
125 mile(s) from Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport