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Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Jonesborough, Tennessee
Reviewed 16 April 2014

My husband and I make a trip to the Smokies every December for my birthday. We usually stay in Pigeon Forge but decided to stay in Gatlinburg this time. We had an amazing stay. The room was fantastic. We were really surprised that we could stay in such a nice place for the price. Fully stocked and clean! Our room...

Thank Colby-Ashlie N
Reviewed 12 April 2014

We were there April, 2014. It was clean, updated and the people friendly. They honor Tripe A discounts. The bed was comfort. The only reason I can not give it a 5 is the following: their complimentary breakfast, didn't have ANY protein. Lots of carbs in the form of waffles, muffins, cereal and bagels and some fruit, but no protein....

2Thank chicagoready
Tallmadge, Ohio
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We stayed here, reserved 2 rooms from March 27-31, 2014. The front desk employees were friendly and helpful. I grew up in TN but live in OH so my family comes back pretty much every year. We always stay at the Park Vista on the hill but decided it might be fun to try a new hotel actually in town....

3Thank Karen G
Farmer City, Illinois
Reviewed 9 April 2014

With every chain possible in Gatlinburg, I try to support the locals. This place was neat. Front desk was very nice. They offer fresh baked cookies to everyone...which was usually empty because they didnt last long. Had a nice little pool outside which was heated. The pool area also had infrared heaters to take the chill off. The rooms were...

Thank bearmde
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 April 2014

My husband, son and I stayed for 4 nights for a family vacation. Prior to arriving, I had called the hotel several times to ask some questions and I wasn't pleased with the customer service over the phone, but we received great customer service during our trip by the hotel staff. They were all very friendly and accommodating. We did...

Thank MomtoDJG
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

This hotel is very nice. We had a room on the 5th floor overlooking the river. Two queen beds and a fireplace were in the room, plenty of room for my friend and our daughters. Breakfast was pretty good, although the room is small. Location is very good, within walking distance to the main strip. Would stay here again.

Thank Melcha
Kingsport, Tennessee
Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

Check in was slow as 2 people were helping one couple that didn't have reservations. The other person was sitting behind the counter reading. Once they noticed us, check in went smooth. Room was nice and clean upon arrival. Plenty of parking for all guests. Breakfast was good, hot items and cold items. Now onto the bad things. The plug...

Thank John T
Stanton, Kentucky
Reviewed 4 April 2014

My wife and 2 year old grandson and I stayed 3 nights at Bearskin Lodge and experienced a wonderful stay! Unlike some of the other reviewers, we were greeted with smiles and offers of assistance at every encounter. Room was spacious and clean with a nice view of the stream! We will definitely book our next stay in the very...

Thank ljpop1
macon, ga
Reviewed 2 April 2014

My husband and i just returned from the Bearskin Lodge for a 3 night stay over spring break. Our room was just as expected....just like the description and picture! Very roomy king spa! Breakfast was exactly the same every day, no eggs, bacon, sausage. Bisquits and gravy every day, muffins, bagels and toast....waffles available. My husbnd is gluten free and...

1Thank dogmom719
General M, General Manager at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your amazing room! The jacuzzis are so nice after a long day, aren't they! Yes, breakfast is a busy time for us! It is an added amenity we like to offer for convenience, but in an effort to keep our costs low and without raising...

Springfield, Ohio
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We stayed 3 nights at this property. When we got into town, we called to see if we could check in a bit early. A friendly lady told us our room was ready, so we headed to the hotel. An unusually unfriendly lady checked us in. She didn't give us keys and when we asked about them and could we...

Thank Cristimae

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel

Address: 840 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range: ₹ 3,231 - ₹ 16,156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 96
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Also Known As:
Bearskin Hotel On The River
Bearskin Lodge Gatlinburg Tennessee
Bearskin Lodge On The River Gatlinburg Tn
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Gatlinburg
#11 Romantic Hotel in Gatlinburg
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had a balcony room above the creek, very peaceful!”
pipersmom1, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Fo balcony steam rooms. As you look at the hotel, rooms at far right do not look directly at the hotel across the creek.”
rickc748, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor with creek view is a must! No noticeable city noise.”
susanmQ3957TA, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“I'm not sure which ones do and which ones don't, but some rooms have a jacuzzi.”
573austinr, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 314 was amazing. Sound of the stream makes sleeping so sound. Cool breeze from the river, and there is a fireplace in the room.”
569sharonf, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
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