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Jasper ga
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I just checked out today, 6/23/2015. We stayed 2 nights for our 40th anniversary. I really don't see how this place is rated number 3 in Pigeon Forge. I have stayed at the Christmas Inn and it is at least twice as nice as this place. Everyone rates it as being clean. After 2 days in the room, the bottoms...

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innontheriver, General Manager at The Inn On The River, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Inn On The River. I do take your comments seriously and I have addressed your issue with my carpet cleaning company and the housekeeping department. We are in the middle of major renovation and although it breaks my heart to postpone replacing carpets, installing new baseboards, flooring and drapery. Due to...

Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for the first time. We have been to Pigeon Forge Tennessee many times and I have to say this was the nicest place we ever stayed at. The room was very clean, the staff was very very friendly. The front desk was very friendly and helpful. Reservations were easily made. Bed was...

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R_Urban37863, Guest Relations Manager at The Inn On The River, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of The Inn On The River! We are looking forward to your next trip to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee!

southern illinois
Reviewed 21 June 2015

This was our first time staying at the inn and it was very satisfying.I spoke with a Rebecka when I was wanting some information about the hotel and she assured me the I would not be disappointed.Rebecka was right.The staff was polite.The breakfast was good and the rooms were clean.I will definetly recommend this hotel,It is a great value.

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R_Urban37863, Guest Relations Manager at The Inn On The River, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again soon!

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This is the best place in Pigon Forege. Right in the heart of the city, yet off the road so it's quite. We had a room with balcony and I loved watching the ducks and their babies.The blue heron ..fascinating.Could walk to restaurants and entertainment. The free breakfast, never had so many items to choose from. A real beeakfast!! The...

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Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

I've stayed in a couple of places in pigeon forge and Gatlinburg and this was by far my favorite. The staff was great and very accommodating. We also had a deal that was buy 3 nights get the fourth night free, so the price wasn't bad at all. Each room had a fridge in it which was a huge plus...

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Thank you for a great review and for sharing your experience! We are looking forward to your next trip to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee!

Strawberry Plains, Tennessee
Reviewed 19 June 2015

My husband and I stayed a couple of days in May (26th & 27th). Room was very nice, had a room overlooking the river, Breakfast was awesome. Enjoyed sitting on the balcony. It was so peaceful, We especially enjoyed having breakfast on the patio. We met one of the staff while we were eating. He was so nice and helpful....

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Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and for recognizing our wonderful staff! We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Danny is a very sweet helpful man. Thank you. Helped with the T V ,the bathroom light the air conditioner. It is a beautiful pl ace . Close to shopping. Lots of ducks. Having a great time. I have really enjoyed the Island and the mew Paula Deen restaurant. Also the fireworks Dolly puts on at night.

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Lancaster, California
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel based on the reviews and the price and we were not disappointed. We only stayed one night and checkin was very easy and quick. They were able to check us in 2 hours early. The room was clean and large, older but no concerns. It was very nice they offer complementary tea and popcorn as well...

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Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We value your opinion and look forward to seeing you next time you visit Pigeon Forge, Tennessee!

Greencastle, Indiana
Reviewed 17 June 2015

we couldn't believe that this motel wasn't #1 , have never stayed in a location that was any friendlier or cleaner .the staff was always ready to help with anything they even filled our cooler with ice every day. it is a very quiet nearly secluded place with a branch of the pigeon river right outside complete with baby ducks...

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R_Urban37863, Guest Relations Manager at The Inn On The River, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Inn On The River! We are very proud to offer friendly service and clean and comfortable rooms. Please do call us when you start planning your next trip to the Great Smoky Mountains!

Palm Bay
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

We had a pleasant stay at Inn on the river. The staff was friendly and helpful. It is an older hotel but it was clean and well kept. The breakfast was good each morning with a good selection. (My grandsons complaint was that they didn't have bacon.) All in all a great place to stay. I would highly recommend The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn on the River presents 128 newly renovated guest rooms with interior corridors featuring one half with private balconies or patios on the beautiful Little Pigeon River. All tastefully decorated Deluxe Guest Rooms have Serta pillowtop mattresses, white duvet bedspreads, maple furniture, granite counter tops, in-room Keurig coffee makers, mini-fridges, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards. King Suites are available with in-room gas fireplaces, and in-room Jacuzzi tubs. Mini Suites with a sitting area and Queen size sleeper sofas are available along with handicap accessible guest rooms. Along with your room, you'll enjoy a complimentary full hot breakfast, nightly complimentary popcorn in the lobby, and 24 hour coffee and tea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn On The River

Address: 2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-3225
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Pigeon Forge
Price Range: $133 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn On The River 3*
Number of rooms: 128
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Also Known As:
The Inn On The River Hotel Pigeon Forge
Hampton Inn Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge Hampton Inn
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#3 Family Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#3 Romantic Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#3 Business Hotel in Pigeon Forge
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“bottom floor is great for walking right down to the river”
 of 5 bubbles 664jannak, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good view of creek on one side”
 of 5 bubbles damos621, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Balcony room overlooking the river was really nice. We were on bottom floor so we had a patio you could walk out and feed the ducks. ”
 of 5 bubbles martinbeachbabies, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If looking for quiet maybe ask to stay on any other that's not the first floor. It can get noisy, esp with the pool being near by, and people coming and going.”
 of 5 bubbles kristinec260, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“More tv channels table to eat at was space”
 of 5 bubbles M3454MGdavidh, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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