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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for our grandson's wedding and spent 2 nights. There were some minor snafus concerning a remote control getting stuck on one channel, and the replacement not working with the tv, but Patti quickly changed out the tv and seemed happy to oblige us in anything she could do to make us comfortable. Clean rooms and excellent... More 

Thank Truvecc
Langley City, Canada
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127 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this on line and were pleased with it. Not fancy but owners were friendly and it was more than good enough and clean. Great for the budget minded. It would have been nice to stay in the downtown area, we had no idea what Gatlinburg was like, but this place was perfect for our budget. Wifi did not... More 

Thank nuwife
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We decided ,at the last minute,to head to Smoky Mt area.After a wrong turn we ended up coming onto Gatlinburg from a side road.Off the beaten path but to our advantage.At 9 at night everywhere we checked was NO VACANCY(.This was a friday during hurricane and fall foliage time)We made it to Sleepy Bear and what a nice surprise!!The lady... More 

Thank Jeanie S
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

If you are needing a inexpensive place to sleep away from the crowded strip, this is your place. It is not walking distance to the strip, but the trolley does stop in front of the hotel. We stayed in the room with the Kitchenette (rm 139). The room included a sofa, recliner and 2 double beds. Also had a stove,... More 

Thank cire526
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This was the first time I've been back in about eight years and was not disappointed. The rooms are clean, staff extremely friendly, and located in just the right spot to shopping, not too close and not too far.

Thank Deirdre B
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a great spot way from all the noise of downtown Gatlinburg. Steps back in time with a clean simple room overlooking a creek. Has a pool to swim in too. Great to go before and after camping in Smoky mountains. Unplug let kids learn from nature instead of the smartphones.. nice conscious owner who lives on sight.

Thank Wes S
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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181 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed everything about the room, but we did have ants on arrival that just overtook the place after the kids fed the ducks and spilled some cereal on the floor. Notified the desk and the ants were taken care of quickly. Very retro hotel still using keys to open the doors- you get one, but clean and everything worked. Liked... More 

Thank Boggybill
Ballwin, Missouri
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61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I chose this motel as one of the places to stay on my road trip because it reminded me of the kinds of motels I used to stay at when vacation as a kid with my grandparents. This place had a bit of a nostalgic charm to it. All in all, the room was ok. Nothing fancy, but it was... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

So had to have a get away and I had to keep it affordable. The last thing I wanted to do was use my entertainment budget on a bed. We booked the sleepy bear motel and it was an excellent choice. It is a mile from the main street in Gatlinburg. The trolley stop is across the street but my... More 

Thank Justine M
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8 reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Not too far from the maddening crowds Is this vintage gem. It's not Glamorous but really clean and affordable. The rooms were very very clean. Modern and tasteful bathrooms, again clean clean clean! The pool is showing its age so I hope they will give it a makeover. The trolley stops right in front. There is a yummy ice cream... More 

Thank Guevaras98

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sleepy Bear Motel

Address: 820 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range: ₹ 5,335 - ₹ 9,644 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Quiet simple rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 483wess, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If noise bothers you ask for a room on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Isaacsmommy06, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pay less for a room without a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Lunar54, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room by the creek, we always get one on the bottom close to the tree.”
 of 5 bubbles BearAndGooseAndKids, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms to the stream are a little quitter than to the street.”
 of 5 bubbles 205luisam, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
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