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Your daily view from the family room and balcony.
Sunrise over the mountains from your balcony - worth getting up early The mist coming over the valley below.  An amazing event to watch from our home
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Your daily view from the family room and balcony.
Sunrise over the mountains from your balcony - worth getting up early
The mist coming over the valley below.  An amazing event to watch from our home
Come enjoy and watch the winter fun from the best view in the Smokies
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park and downtown Gatlinburg from our home
From our on-site guestbook
Getting the family to eat together is easy with a view like this
Great room with spiral staircase up to the kids loft
Fully equipped kitchen to economize your trip
Fireplace with unlimited wood, and a big flat screen TV for family movie night
Master bedroom with queen size bed and en-suite bathroom
Private master bathroom
2nd bedroom with queen size bed
Guest Bathroom
Kids loft
Kids loft with the flat screen TV and blue ray DVD player
Looking down on the family room from the loft
The indoor pool and jacuzzis - perfect for those chilly days and nights
The outdoor pool
Clubhouse game room
Our building - Nobody can top our views!
On-site playground
'Buddy' welcomes all our guests
View of Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort from the balcony.
See the best views from your balcony!  A guest took this fall foliage picture.
View of the Ober Gatlinburg tram from the balcony. At night it's all lit up.
Make sure to go into the Park for a drive/hike
Mt LeConte in all its beauty from our condo
Mt LeConte in winter
Dusk from the balcony
Watch the lights come to life in Gatlinburg and beyond.......
Downtown Gatlinburg during Christmas
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Condo/Apartment -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

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smcffront
Miami, Florida
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Memorable stay”
Reviewed 12 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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The condo was very clean and full of amenities that we took full advantage of. The view on the trip up to the condo, as well as from the condo, was breathtaking. We asked the rental office for directions down the mountain to downtown Gatlinburg it was quite easy and was very well kept during the snow showers. The host was incredibly nice and helpful and I fully enjoyed my stay at the Dancing Bear. I hope to visit again and I recommend it to anyone who is looking to stay in Gatlinburg.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
14 Feb 2016
Thank you for vacationing with us. A nice roaring fire after playing in the snow is a great way to wrap up a winters day. Thanks for the kind words too. Take care.
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Laura M
1 review
“The place was very relaxing and breath taking.”
Reviewed 27 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

What a wonderful time that we had on Christmas Vacation with our children and grandsons. We stayed from Dec. 12 through Dec 19th. Jeff and Maria's condo was breath taking. We felt so at home as soon as we walked in . Everything was decorated so beautiful. The cleaning crew does an awesome job keeping the condo so clean. The beds was so comfy and we all loved the layout of the condo. Our grandsons thought that all the bears in the condo was cool since they call their granddaddy Bear. We loved how that we was on top of the mountain and had an amazing view of Gatlinburgh. We are so looking forward to staying in Dancing Bear next December. Thank you so much to Jeff and Maria for opening their home to our family.

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Liked best: The at home feeling we felt.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
27 Dec 2015
It was a our pleasure Laura, and we are looking forward to your family coming back every December.

Jeff & Maria
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555theres...
Farmington, Illinois
2 reviews
“Home away from home!!”
Reviewed 20 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

A big shout out to Jeff and Maria! We spent Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 at your condo at The Summitt in Gatlinburg. As we entered the condo and turned to enter the living room...BAM the most amazing view was there before me! The condo was very homey, nicely decorated, fully equipped with everything you need and very clean. Kudos to your maintenance team. The master bedroom bed was the most comfortable bed I'd slept in away from home. I spent every morning out on the deck enjoying the view with my coffee. What a wonderful stay. I definitely will consider coming back if our vacation brings us that way again. It's a long and winding road up but so worth the drive. Thank you for opening your home to those of us who don't want the hotel experience on our vacations. My husband and his best friend of 40 years, from California, had the best time photographing the views. Thanks again, Theresa L from Farmington, Illinois.

Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
21 Oct 2015
Hey Theresa, I will pass on your lovely comments to my team. Making our guests feel at home is our goal, and we are so happy you enjoyed your Smokies trip. A number of the photos on our site have been taken by our guests, and we would love have you share yours with us as well. We really enjoyed hosting you. Please come back soon! Jeff & Maria
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Jolene J
Clarksville, Tennessee
1 review
“WOW!!!!”
Reviewed 19 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Jeff,

I would like to thank you and your family for sharing your beautiful condo with us. We spent a wonderful week there and loved every minute of it! The memories we made there this past week will never be forgotten.
The condo had plenty of room for the 8 of us, the pool and hot tub were amazing. You provided everything we needed and then some! I forgot my make up removing wipes and you had them there!!! That may seem like nothing to some but to me that was very thoughtful! At night having cable and wifi made for an enjoyable evening for everyone and we did not have to miss The Walking Dead!!!
On the way up to the condo one night we saw a mama bear and her 4 cubs, we stopped and took tons of pictures, we were so excited to actually have seen them!
I have stayed at many places in Gatlinburg over the last 18 years but this condo's views win hands down. To watch the sun rise over the mountain was breathtaking. Again thank you so much, anyone looking for a place to stay, THIS IS IT look no further you will NOT be disappointed!

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Liked best: The VIEW was the best part of the stay.
Liked least: Everything was great!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Management Response
20 Oct 2015
Hey Jolene,
You are too kind, and it is so nice to hear you had a great family vacation. The Mama bear and her cubs making an appearance are a real bonus when our guests see them. I wish I could take credit for what we have in the condo - however my wife is the one who stocks the home with goodies and is the decorator. Thanks again for sharing your experience with us. Happy travels. Jeff & Maria
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Siqi W
Louisville, United States
1 review
“Enjoyed our stay”
Reviewed 29 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Jeff was very nice and responded very quickly. The condo was exactly as described and comfortable. The view was spectacular. All of my friends and I had a joyful stay. Highly recommended.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Oct 2015
It was truly our pleasure to host you and your friends. Thank you for being so respectful of our home, and we hope to host you again in the near future.
Jeff
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