Discover this quaint Waynesville, North Carolina hotel offering breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains and convenient access to a variety of key area attractions. Welcome to the Best Western Smoky Mountain Inn where guests will experience a quiet atmosphere, friendly customer service and convenient access to a variety of local attractions. Located near the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in western North Carolina, this Waynesville hotel offers 58 well-appointed guest rooms. Each room features cable satellite television with HBO® and high-speed internet access for guests convenience. Hotel guests are welcome to a complimentary continental breakfast each morning before taking a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool. This North Carolina hotel also features business services. The Best Western Smoky Mountain Inn offers convenient access to a variety of shopping and dining in downtown Waynesville, just two miles away. Hotel guests will enjoy a quick day trip to visit some of nature's most beautiful creations such as the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, less than 40 miles away. Waynesville is an outdoorsman's playground offering convenient access to hiking, golfing, horseback riding, skiing and white water rafting. Visitors will also enjoy mining for gems at a local mine, taking a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad or taking a tour of the historic Biltmore House. Guests will also enjoy the many events taking place in Waynesville throughout the year such as the Church Street Arts & Crafts Fair, Folkmoot USA, the Apple Harvest Festival and more. The friendly, helpful staff at the Best Western Smoky Mountain Inn is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Waynesville, North Carolina. Make a reservation today and save! Restrictions apply to local Residents. Please contact the hotel directly for more information.
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No pets allowed
Hotel location and the surrounding area
We were in Waynesville for a New Year's Eve event. The hotel was clean and the staff provided friendly service. The room was clean and comfortable. We slept in so we did not try the breakfast...
Murfreesboro, Tennessee on 05-Jan-2020
Our room had bedbugs in the pillows
The evening I got home I had multiple bites on my head, shoulders, back
I showed my wife a bug that was on my pillow about the size of a ant
Axton, Virginia on 30-Dec-2019
The views from this hotel of the Smoky Mountains are amazing. The included breakfast doesn't have a lot of choices but enough to satisfy including a waffle maker. The best part was Terri who runs...
Tannersville, United States on 19-Dec-2019
I have been staying in this hotel for many years. It's not a new hotel but it has been meticulously maintained, refurbished, and lovingly cared for by the owners. The grounds have beautiful flowers...
By James H
Waynesville on 11-Dec-2019
Never had much luck with best westerns. This one was a great find! Had to stay for early morning surgery for my husband, we live 2 hours away, we took a chance since it was fairly close and were...
Complimentary continental breakfast, assorted breads, variety of cereal, fruit, hard boiled eggs, yogurt, juices, coffee, assorted tea and make your own waffles
Safe deposit box
24-hour front desk
Cable or satellite television, with HBO®
Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
Business center, 24-hours complimentary
Computer modem hookups
Photocopy, nominal fee
Hearing impaired services, hearing impaired kit available upon request includes VibeAlert alarm clock, door knocker 125, inline amplifier, telephone signaler and portaview.
Physically challenged facilities, outdoor pool lift
Parking for the physically challenged
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Breath taking view
High-speed Internet access
Complimentary computer for guest use
Outside benches and swing
Basketball goal with ball
Public Space ADA Accessible Features:
Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
An accessible lobby entrance door
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
Accessible table in eating area
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Telephones have volume control
Cable satellite television 49-inch HDTV's with HBO®
High speed Internet access
Air-conditioning, self controlled
AM/FM alarm clock
Coffee-tea maker, single cup maker
Iron, ironing board
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Adjoining rooms available
AM/FM radio stereo
Direct dial telephone
In-room safe available
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 3
Rails in bathroom
Raised toilet with grab bars
Safety bar in shower
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Lowered vanity areas
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 room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
3.00 mile(s) from Downtown Waynesville, shop and dine in Historic Downtown Waynesville. Many specialty and boutique shops. Wonderful one of a kind restaurants, several which are farm to table and many which use locally grown produce when available. Stop in at one of the local artist studio's and see work in progress or just stroll the tree lined street and enjoy the strategically placed benches and people watch. Street dances in summer, Art after Dark year round, along with wonderful festivals. There is always something for everyone.
5.00 mile(s) from Blue Ridge Parkway, (Balsam Gap) If sightseeing is your thing you can't miss a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Several miles of breathtaking scenery. Don't miss the Masonic Monument with a stone from every state, Water Rock Knob Overlook where eagles soar and four states can be seen, fantastic foliage any time, just to mention a few things you will see.
30.00 mile(s) from Great Smoky Mountains, One of the great National Parks preservered for our enjoyment. There is no entry fee. There are 2 restored settlements in the park; Cades Cove and Cataloochee Valley. The Smokies offer wildflowers, flowering trees, colorful fall foliage, mountain vistas. Thereare abundant opportunities for hiking, biking and camping.
30.00 mile(s) from Biltmore House, Biltmore began in 1895 as a retreat for George Vanderbilt, his family and friends and continues today as a testament to his descendants' stewardship and his legacy of hospitality. A visit to the estate includes the 250 room house, historic gardens and America's most visited winery.
26.00 mile(s) from Cherokee, Home of the Cherokee, where the Trail of Tears started. Visit the hands on Museum of the Cherokee Indian,Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, Qualla Arts and Craft Mutual with wonderful authentic creations. Visit Oconaluftee Indian Village and see demonstrations on making pottery, baskets, canoes,bead work and more.In the evening see the outdoor drama Unto These Hills, which tells the tale of the Trail of Tears.
0.10 mile(s) from Huddle House, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 24-hours
0.20 mile(s) from Clyde's Restaurant, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, home cooking.
0.10 mile(s) from Subway®, deli, American, open for: lunch, dinner
0.20 mile(s) from Hardee's, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
0.30 mile(s) from Pasquale's, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, wonderful Italian and Mediterranean food. A lighter side menu for the not so hungry, best salad, bread sticks and dipping sauce in the county. Pizza made to order and baked in their brick oven. Full service bar with many of the local micro brewed beers.
0.30 mile(s) from Ganko Express, fast food, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner
0.75 mile(s) from Tap Room Sports Bar & Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, casual setting and good food.
2.00 mile(s) from Bogart's Restaurant & Tavern, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, can't beat it. Always busy, great steaks, local trout.
.5 mile(s) from El Pobre Mexican Restaurant, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner, authentic Mexican food, senior and childrens menu.
3.50 mile(s) from City Bakery, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, Organic baked goods, specialty item, made to order items, Artisan breads. Absolutley wonderful!
2.00 mile(s) from Patio Bistro and Coffee Shop, cafe, American, open for: lunch, Delicious wraps and fresh made salads.
3.50 mile(s) from The Chef's Table, full service, Continental, open for: dinner
3.50 mile(s) from Frog Leap Public House, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Southern with an upbeat twist.
2.00 mile(s) from Bourbon Barrel Beef & Ale, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
4.00 mile(s) from Sweet Onion, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Glorified Southern. Wonderful biscuits, local trout, chicken fried steak, mac & cheese, scalloped potatos just to name a few of the home cooked upscale choices.
4.00 mile(s) from Thai Spice & Sushi Bar, cafe, Thai, open for: lunch, dinner, Absolutley marvelous selection of appetizers and entrees. Your choice as to the degree of spiceyness. All dishes have vegetarian option.
18.00 mile(s) from Western Carolina University
30.00 mile(s) from University of North Carolina
6.5 mile(s) from Haywood Community College
14.00 mile(s) from Southwestern Community College
7.00 mile(s) from Maggie Valley
20.00 mile(s) from Dillsboro
30.00 mile(s) from Cherokee Indian Reservation
35.00 mile(s) from Asheville
35.00 mile(s) from Bryson City
70.00 mile(s) from Gatlinberg
74.00 mile(s) from Pigeon Forge
5.00 mile(s) from Fishing, Whether you enjoy fly fishing or relaxing in a boat in the middle of a lake the choice is yours. Find a spot or use a professional guide, the opportunities are limitless.
6.00 mile(s) from Horseback Riding, Several places are available to rent horses. You may go riding for an hour or the day, its up to how adventurous you are!
15.00 mile(s) from the Cataloochee Ski Area, Downhill skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing are minutes away in Maggie Valley.
30.00 mile(s) from whitewater rafting, Several professional rafting companies are available to choose from. A gentle float down the river for the less adventurous to class III, VI & V rapids. Go for a short trip to all day. ENJOY
26.00 mile(s) from Harrah's Cherokee Casino, Casino on the Cherokee Indian Reservation.
5.00 mile(s) from Hiking, Trails everywhere from easy to strenuos. Trailheads on the Blue Ridge Parkway, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, around Lake Junaluska or the Pisgah Nation Forest. Opportunities are wide open.
5.00 mile(s) from Sight Seeing, Ride the Parkway, go into the National Park, go down a local two lane road are just a few of the suggestions. For motorcycle riders spend the day on the Tail of the Dragon.