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Reviewed 4 July 2016

This motel was perfectly accommodating from the start. We arrived an hour before check in time and were allowed to hang out and use the bike wash until the room was ready. We stayed in a queen room, No. 12, and enjoyed several meals outside on the breezy patio in the cool lounge chairs. We loved all of the outdoor...

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SunsetOwner, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Once again, I'm blown away by the generosity of a review, your review. We try hard to make our guests feel at home and are very grateful when guests appreciate what we do. We are constantly making improvements as we move along and are glad you made use of our bike wash, sitting areas and helped with our recycling efforts!...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 June 2016

When we first found this place - it was a gamble. It looked like a throwback to yesteryear - it was fantastic!! Since that time, I have stayed there several more. Whenever I am in the Brevard area, this is definitely THE place to stay. The staff is always friendly and accommodating to any needs. The location is a short...

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SunsetOwner, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Wow! As an owner, your review elicited high-fives all 'round!! Thank you seems like a trite phrase but I mean it. We are grateful that you enjoy yourself so much. It makes all the work worth it!! Lori

Black Mountain, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 June 2016

What a great place to stay in Brevard. We stayed for a weekend in the king bedroom. This is one of the most reasonably priced places in a pricey area. The hotel is decorated with 50's decor--great fun to investigate and read. Our room was spotlessly clean--I felt comfortable walking around in my barefeet. The bed was very comfortable and...

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SunsetOwner, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I know your time is valuable! We hope to see you again - Lori

mt pleasant, sc
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I chose the Sunset motel because the chain motels are boring and you can save a few dollars (I saved about $15 for a one night stay). The motel had all I needed and was clean and close to downtown. I was staging for a backpacking trip leaving early the next morning. The downtown Brevard area is very close and...

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SunsetOwner, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

You are kind for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. Know you are appreciated and come back to see us! Lori

Bluffton, South Carolina
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This old-fashioned motel capitalizes on its retro look, is clean and in a convenient location walking distance to downtown Brevard. The rooms are small, but the bed was comfortable. The room had a microwave and a small refrigerator. The young man at the desk told me that if I wanted my room made up in the morning, I should call...

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Atlanta
Reviewed 21 June 2016

While this is not a 5-star hotel in the purest of sense of the definition (aka it's not the Ritz) for what the hotel offers, it deserves an excellent rating. This retro hotel is extremely clean, convenient to downtown Brevard, and offers a very nice return to the past where you can drive up to your room with your car,...

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SunsetOwner, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your stunning review and for providing good information to those considering staying with us! We sincerely hope to come again - Lori

Bedford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We arrived to this cool 1950's themed motel. Check in was easy. The decor is wonderful, but the room was smelly, the bed was very squeaky, and mushy. It felt more like a super 8, and should be priced accordingly.

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SunsetOwner, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you had an easy check-in and thought the decor was wonderful but were upset you felt like you were in a low-priced chain. Every bed should be a new firm Sealy Euro-top so I'm concerned that we missed a bed and will look immediately. Traveler Tip - Always let an innkeeper know (in a kind...

Foley, Alabama
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This place is COOL !!! A lil retro action going on with decor made this the coolest lil place! Comfy bed, clean room, quiet motel, great nights rest. Friendly staff !! I was told the place is usually booked up- good reason fer that. Great price and great rooms!

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SunsetOwner, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Dixiemusicman! We appreciate you taking the time to write this complimentary review. You are the one who's COOL! Lori

Lexington, Virginia
Reviewed 29 May 2016

My wife and I stayed in the Sunset Motel yurt on a Friday night when she picked me up from a week at the Wilderness Skills Institute in Brevard. She is not an outdoor person but fell in love with the yurt and all of its attached amenities. After a week of sleeping in a hammock at the WSI, it...

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SunsetOwner, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! We certainly are grateful that you took the time to review our new summer seasonal addition - Our Lotus Belle Glamper. We did, in fact, take time to put all of things in there that I would want since I'm not a "roughing-it" kind of girl myself. Please come back! Lori

Sydney
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Yes it is quirky and cute! Everything was clean and comfortable and room amenities were expected, coffee, toiletries etc. But there is no getting away from the fact that this is an old, refurbished motel so the rooms are small, bathrooms even smaller! We stayed two nights and were told there was no housekeeping service, but they did replace items...

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SunsetOwner, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Sunset. We are pleased that you found many important elements satisfactory. I'm sorry you were under the impression we don't provide housekeeping because we do. We provide it by request, not automatically, since 19 out of every 20 guests do not want it. You should have been told at check-in and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sunset Motel is a hip, unique and affordable 50's roadside motor court that has been lovingly "retrovated" with modern amenities (Wifi,mini fridge,microwave,coffee maker,blow dryer,flat-screen TV,HBO,Cable). We are always improving! Our little blast-from-the-past is centrally located between DuPont & Pisgah Forests and within walking distance to downtown. Each room is unique and all but one are on ground-level, 2 with kitchens, 3 with kitchenettes.Lounge about on our patio in vintage chairs and strike up a conversation with other guests over a glass of your fave libation. We offer the best of Southern hospitality. Come as our guest. Leave as our friend! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Motel

Address: 523 S Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712-4044
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Brevard
Price Range: $95 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sunset Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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“There are different size rooms, and some pet friendly rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles PamMorrisR, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not sure other than that there are limited pet friendly rooms and you need to advise in advance if you have a pet.”
 of 5 bubbles 794JanetS, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The King room as spacious!”
 of 5 bubbles 880janetj, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our rooms were perfect and all of the rooms looked great. No bad choices.”
 of 5 bubbles kapur99, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a large room - well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles L4334LQchrisl, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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