If you are coming to town to hike, sight see or relax in the Smoky Mountains, there is a place to stay around every corner in Gatlinburg, TN. Take a look into my top five and see what you think.
Hilton Gardens– 635 River Rd Gatlinburg, TN 37738-Phone number (865) 436-0048- Class, elegant but still a comfortable downhome place to stay. Hotel is three years old and features sleep number beds in all rooms. The amenities include an outside swimming pool and hot tub in a little courtyard, an indoor pool and fitness center as well as an indoor bar. Rooms feature a crackling fireplace and flat screen televisions.
Hampton Inn– located at 967 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738-Phone number (865) 436-4878- The Hampton offers guests the convenience of being right in the action without the noise. It is centrally located next to the Tram for those wishing to go up to Ober and play in the amusement park or ski. Rooms are equipped with a romantic fireplace and offer a decent amount of space to relax in. Don’t forget to wake up in time for a delicious breakfast.
Zoder’s Inn & Suites– 402 Pkwy Gatlinburg, TN 37738-Phone number (865) 436-5681- A family run hotel that sits within walking distance of the strip, close enough to enjoy far enough for relaxation. An older hotel that still offers the southern hospitality to locals and visitors alike, they offer a heated pool, an outdoor pool and a hot tub. A small continental breakfast, free parking and Wi-Fi are available. Guests are welcomed by the Inn’s trusty doorman Caesar the Parrott, he will talk to you and the longer you stay the more he will tell. Enjoy the wonderful sights and smells of the Great Smoky Mountains as you relax on your balcony after a long day.
Park Vista Hotel-705 Cherokee Orchard Rd Gatlinburg, TN 37738-Phone number (865) 436-9211- Situated on prime property that is the highest point in Gatlinburg, the Park Vista offers the most enchanting views that the mountain can offer. The pool area is great with 3 separate pool sections and two slides – all indoors, a playroom, fitness center as well as the onsite restaurant that offers a breakfast buffet. Just outside the hotel there is a road that leads directly to the Great Smoky National Park. Trolley runs every half hour for those wishing to step into the hustle and bustle of Gatlinburg. It’s a small fee of fifty cents rather than the hefty fee of paying to park, find a place to park and then hoping to get through an alley safely.
Greystone Lodge at the Aquarium– 559 Pkwy Gatlinburg, TN 37738-Phone number (865) 436-5621- Directly on the strip the Greystone offers the true tourist everything within arm’s reach. Centrally located next to the Aquarium, it is a convenient choice for anyone with children. Free breakfast, nice flat screen televisions and huge showers, show the place has recently underwent a huge and beautiful renovation.
Staying and enjoying the Smoky Mountains and all that Gatlinburg has to offer is a wonderful and heartwarming experience. Take a moment to breath in the clear, clean and intoxicating smell of nature at its best.