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Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites

AAA - 3 Diamond

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Discover this Dillsboro, North Carolina hotel offering a convenient location on the Tuckasegee River, close to Sylva and central to everything Western North Carolina has to offer. With unbeatable value, a great location and unparalleled Tuckasegee River and Great Smoky Mountain views, all of our guests love this Dillsboro hotel.

Located within walking distance to downtown historic Dillsboro, the Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites is perfect for those who want to explore the area. Other area attractions also include Western Carolina University, Harrahs Cherokee Casino, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Asheville, and more. No matter what you want to see, do, or experience while in town, we guarantee youll find it just a short distance from this Dillsboro hotel.

Inside the 100 non-smoking Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites, guests will find that the hotels sixty-five well-appointed, impeccably clean and spacious guest rooms each come complete with cable television with HBO, free high-speed Internet access and all the comforts of home. Other amenities at this Dillsboro hotel also include a complimentary full hot breakfast each morning, an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub, large river deck with rocking chairs and a fitness center. Some rooms at this hotel in Dillsboro also feature a picturesque view of the tranquil Great Smoky Mountains and Tuckasegee River, and the model train in the lobby is popular with adults and kids alike.

Those traveling to this Dillsboro Best Western on business will appreciate our on-site banquet facilities, in addition to a close proximity to corporate locations such as Duke Energy, Aramark, Jackson Paper, Medwest Hospitals, Western Carolina University and Western Builders, Inc.

Make your next Dillsboro, North Carolina hotel experience unforgettable with a stay at the Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites. Book online now and save! Enjoy your stay.

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248 WBI Drive
North Carolina
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


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248 WBI Drive
North Carolina
United States

What's nearby?


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Sylva

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Cherokee

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Bryson City

  • 42.00 mile(s) from Franklin

  • 42.00 mile(s) from Gatlinburg, TN

  • 42.00 mile(s) from Pigeon Forge, TN

  • 50.00 mile(s) from Asheville

  • 50.00 mile(s) from Knoxville, TN

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Western Builders Inc.

  • 2.00 mile(s) from Jackson Paper

  • 2.00 mile(s) from APAC

  • 3.00 mile(s) from Southern Concrete

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Jackson County Government

  • 9.00 mile(s) from NC Dept. Transportation

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Aramark

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Balsam Mtn. Preserve

  • 17.00 mile(s) from ConMet

  • 20.00 mile(s) from CAT Caterpillar

  • 25.00 mile(s) from Nantahala Lumber Company

  • 45.00 mile(s) from Duke Power

  • 7.00 mile(s) from Southwestern Community College

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Western Carolina University

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Christian Life Theology

  • 15.00 mile(s) from Tri-County Community College, two year community college

  • 17.00 mile(s) from Haywood Community College

  • 50.00 mile(s) from UNC Asheville

  • 60.00 mile(s) from Brevard College

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 909 traveller reviews
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Trail Hiker

14/03/2018 TrailJim, Daytona Beach, Florida

Had a great room overlooking the Tuckasegee River . Very relaxing sitting on balcony overlooking the River . Breakfast was exceptionally good . Hotel is not far from downtown Sy... more


Best Western Plus

16/02/2018 Laurel W, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Room was large and clean. Early breakfast had plenty of options for all tastes. Ample parking close to the building. Unfortunately the weather wasn‘t pleasant enough to enjoy the scenic deck. Maybe ne... more

Owner Response
James G, Manager at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Thank you, Laurel, for staying with us and for your kind words and ratings. I hope the weather is nice for your next stay so you can truly enjoy all of the beauty western North Carolina, and the Tuckaseigee River, has to offer.

Hotel With a View

10/02/2018 Trahlyta M, Atlanta, Georgia

I think this is the best hotel if you are visiting Sylva, Dilsboro, or Cullowhee,NC.It is modern, clean, and safe but the view of the river is the big draw! You can get a room with balcony by the rive... more

Owner Response
James G, Manager at Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Thank you for your very kind words. We look forward to your next stay with us on the river!

Great Dillsboro Spot

05/02/2018 burne4332016, Cary, North Carolina

Our son goes to WCU so we have stayed at most of the hotels in the area and this Best Western is one of the nicer ones, and has a great view on the river. The breakfast is better than average as well.... more


Great Place to stay!

29/01/2018 Kaitlyn M, Ringgold, Georgia

My husband and I couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Super clean and really nice staff! Breakfast was amazing and it was a perfect get away for our first Anniversary trip! We were never bo... more