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Nolensville, Tennessee
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've wanted to stay here for some time, since we see it when we pass through while traveling through the area while sight seeing. I'll start with the plusses. The place has a mom and pop look/feel to it. We love family owned and operated, old hotels with a little charm. This feels like both. There is a country store...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access from the Interstate in beautiful mountainous setting. I love the neon sign (although several letters are burnt-out leaving gaps like missing teeth in a glowing grin.) The adjacent General Store is fun. The front desk was maybe having an off-night during the holidays. My room key had to be reprogrammed twice, until I asked for another room. I...

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hamper1960, Owner at The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, and for your business. Our neon sign is having some old transformer and wiring issues, we hope to get fixed soon. We apologize for the missed the wake up call, plumbing noises, and door keys. Those door locks sometimes present a problem in cold weather, they do not perform well in an outdoor environment...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Paid the extra money for accessible room. Non smoking pet friendly worked out well for us to have room to move and a sofa to put feet up. Plenty of heat for a chilly night. Would stay again but like a cabin. Family friendly.

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hamper1960, Owner at The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and the time you took to send it. We appreciate your business and hope to see you in one of our cabins on your next visit.

Pocahontas, Illinois
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is our second time staying here and we have enjoyed it both times. Always friendly staff when checking in and out, very clean. This time we had just a couple of minor issues, but neither were any that would effect our stay and we let the staff know. You also receive a 10% discount at Jim Oliver's, the restaurant...

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hamper1960, Owner at The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins, responded to this review

We love to hear the good things too, thanks for your comments. We appreciate your business and hope you will stop in and see us again on your next trip over the mountain.

Clover, SC
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I was a bit weary of booking this place based on some other negative TripAdvisor reviews, but my choices in the area were limited so I chose it anyway. Once I arrived and checked in, my worries were put to ease. The check-in was smooth, the room was nice and clean; I saw no issues. I travel quite a bit...

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hamper1960, Owner at The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for your great comments, and glad you were surprised during your visit. Some people question a property that is not a national brand, but glad you tried us out and liked what you found. We appreciate your business and hope your comments will send us more visitors our way.

Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

For the room rate this was an exceptional value. High points Clean rooms Good pillows Strong water pressure in showers Good view from rooms on back side of the hotel Friendly, helpful staff 10% discount at Smoke House restaurant next door In room coffee and fridge Free internet Low points Slow internet No elevator if you could not walk to...

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hamper1960, Owner at The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and glad you liked the property. Our internet is usually very fast, must have needed rebooting when you were here, it speeds up the service when the router is rebooted. We appreciate your business and hope you will visit us again soon.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I was very excited about spending a weekend in a cabin in the mountains. The price for two nights was almost $600 which would have been acceptable other than there were cockroaches in the kitchen and after the second mind I realized the reason that I could not get warm in the bed was because A curtain was used as...

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hamper1960, Owner at The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize for your inconveniences. We will check into the bed comforter, I can't imagine any of our housekeeping using curtains as comforters. Also, we use Orkin pest control and have had good success with their services, however we will shut down that cabin for proper long term treatment, thanks for letting us know. These type pest are usually...

Toney, Alabama
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I was here on a church retreat and stayed one night. The hotel is in a nice scenic area, it has an outdoor building for group activities, it is open on three sides but has 2 large fireplaces which give a very cozy ambiance to the group activity. The rooms of the hotel were not bad, the only issue I...

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hamper1960, Owner at The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and glad you liked the place. I think all of our AC units have remote controls in the rooms, these are hand held controls not wall mounted. Perhaps this remote was misplaced. Thanks for your stay and hope your group will return.

Mountain Brook, Alabama
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins is really perfect for persons who enjoy Southern cordiality of all who work at the hotel and restaurant. The rooms are modest in size, but very clean. Internet access is very easy as is cable tv. My life and I most enjoyed the large shop of items related to Southern (including Grand Old Opry)...

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hamper1960, Owner at The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments and review, we appreciate your business.

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We booked by hotel.com. about 5 hours before getting there. When got there they said hotel.com does not drop until 2 in the morning. They said they had to charge us until it dropped. in the morning it had dropped. We were also charged on our card. They said they forgot to release the hold. It has been 4 weeks...

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hamper1960, Owner at The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins, responded to this review

We apologize for the inconvenience of your credit card charges, occasionally this is something that happens on the on line booking services particularly when booked on same day of stay, we will make sure that is corrected. Also, we do not hold the charges, your credit card company does. Sorry for the pool scene, our pool has been closed since...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
More than your typical roadside motel, the World Famous Smoke House gives you more for your money. Since 1960 the Oliver family has been serving folks traveling over Monteagle Mountain; located just 300 yards off I-24 at Exit 134, 80 miles SE of Nashville, and 40 miles NW of Chattanooga. Still owned and operated by the Oliver family. Just recently completed a $2,000,000 renovation to all rooms and the property. The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins offers a variety of lodging accommodations for a one night stay as well as vacation getaways, family reunions, and meeting facilities. The Lodge has 80 rooms featuring King and Queen Beds, 21 cabins featuring one bed room cabins, two bed room, and a cabin with 6 king and queen beds, plus fold out couches. Most cabins have full kitchen facilities, Jacuzzi Tubs, Fireplaces, porches, leather sofas, all linens and kitchen cookware are provided by the Smoke House. Meeting facilities include conference facility up to 250 seats, outdoor covered shed seating 150, the Log Cabin Chapel seating 70, the Big Family Cabin seating 50, and over 20 acres of campus for a variety of outdoor activities. The Restaurant features its world famous Smoked Meats such as Pork Ribs, Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork Shoulder, Country Ham, Honey Baked Ham, and the largest selection of BBQ Sauces, Hot Sauces, Vinegars, Jams, Pickles, and Toppings you'll find anywhere. Full Menu from $2 to $18, large Buffet with hot vegetables, casseroles, and choice of meats, large fresh salad bar, homemade vegetable-beef stew, skillet cornbread and skillet bread pudding. Featuring fresh produce from local farmers in all the menu items and salad bar. Serving Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner; Open Everyday 6:30AM - 9:00PM, till 10:00PM Friday and Saturday. Live Singer/Songwriter Music every Friday and Saturday night starting at 7PM to 10PM, featuring a main act first, and a Songwriter Round of playing for the second act. Music features Blues, Country, Pop, Jazz, Bluegrass, and soft rock; solo, duos, and groups. The Trading Post Old General Store is a place you could spend the whole day looking around. Homemade candy, fried pies, Fudge, Ice Cream, Smoke House BBQ Sauces, Rubs, Hot sauces, Jams, Honey, Pickles, Antiques, 40 flavors of Glass Bottled Soft Drinks, Local Crafts, Old Country Store Merchantile Artifacts, Moonshine Still Exhibit area, and the Louvin Brothers Country Music Museum. A convenient place to stay for many area festivals and attractions. Bonnaroo Music Festival, River Bend Music Festival, Corn Bread Festival, Monteagle Arts & Crafts Festival, Beersheba Arts and Crafts Festival, South Cumberland State Park, Russel Cave National Monument, Sewanee Summer Music Festival, All Saints Festival of Lessons and Carrols, Tims Ford Lake, Nickajack Lake, Tennessee River, Tennessee Aquarium, The Discovery Museum, Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, Country Music Association Fan Fair Nashville, Thunder on the Rock, the Collins River, the Elk River, University of the South Sewanee, Saint Andrews - Sewanee School. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins

Address: 850 W Main St, P.O. Box 579, Monteagle, TN 37356-7027 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Smokehouse Lodge)
Region: United States > Tennessee > Monteagle
Price Range: ₹ 3,755 - ₹ 5,461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Smoke House Lodge & Cabins 3*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Best Western Smokehouse Hotel Monteagle
Monteagle Smokehouse Lodge Hotel
Monteagle Best Western
Best Western Monteagle
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“The rooms allow pets”
 of 5 bubbles 08harleyglide, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Back side of the hotel is away from parking lot & road, decent view. Check room before settling in, see if clean & good condition.”
 of 5 bubbles pkbw59, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the road are loud during the day, but still quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 342laureno, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Another hotel till the staff starts to care.”
 of 5 bubbles bryanh756, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are no elevators, so ask for a ground floor room to avoid stairs.”
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