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Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

For the price this place was fabulous! Breakfast was yummy and we loved eating out on the patio. My family loved the pool, especially the kiddy pool for my young children. The back area is great with grills and picnic tables. The river was beautiful and we all loved feeding get the ducks. The room was clean and comfortable. The...

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Becky C, Thank you for staying with us on your visit to The Great Smoky Mountains. I am so thrilled that your stay was "Fabulous!" That is what we love to hear. I'm glad your family enjoyed some of the amenities our property has to offer. Thank you for your kind review and we look forward to your next...

Reviewed 20 May 2015

We stayed here a few years ago. Had a nice stay. Kids enjoyed the indoor pool and continental breakfast. I loved looking at the river..Would recommend this place to everyone. Booked our next vacation..Looking forward to it.

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Katherine P, I am happy you had a "GREAT VACATION" I'm glad you were able to partake in our wonderful hot breakfast and our relaxing indoor heated pool these are both a favorite of many of our guests. Thank you so much for choosing us for your next vacation the best compliment we can receive is your loyalty and...

Reviewed 20 May 2015

We had stayed overnight at this hotel on a previous visit to Pigeon Forge. This time we chose this hotel for a longer stay. The service was exceptional, from check in to housekeeping to breakfast to check out. We very much enjoyed the indoor pool and hot tub. Our room faced the strip, but we did not even notice the...

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Kap62, Thank you so much for your review. I am so happy to hear that you thought our staff was so efficient and friendly they do work hard everyday to ensure our guest's satisfaction and will be so Happy to read your review. Our Hot breakfast is so yummy and convenient its great you were able to enjoy a...

Virginia
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I visit the Smokies quite often and have been trying to stay at different places just to get a feel for the place. I have stayed at some high end places, but also several choice privileges hotels because they are usually relatively inexpensive and clean. This trip I chose the Econo Lodge Riverside. I am glad I did. This was...

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear RUtraveler, Thank you for being our guest. We greatly appreciate your wonderful review on our property and are so thrilled you enjoyed your visit with us. I am so glad that you found our front office staff to be so accommodating and that they were able to get you into your room quickly so you could enjoy your vacation....

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 May 2015

This Econo Lodge is an excellent bargain with great prices, spacious rooms and a perfect location. Sitting next to the Pigeon River gives guests access to a nice walking trail along the river, wildlife viewing and easy walks to restaurants and attractions.

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear dcgoss, Thank you so much for being our recent guest. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. and found our rooms to be spacious and clean. We love getting recognized by our guests. Thank you very much for your review. We cant wait to see you and your family again. Sincerely, Christina Loveday Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Maybe our problem began with using a booking site and not being able to request a room. Looking at all of the pictures of this hotel, there's none to suggest the room that we were put in, room 231. There is a tiny section that resembles an alley with rooms facing each other. So with no backside window our only...

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear SmokyBound, I am saddened to hear you were disappointed with your stay. Unfortunately when booking through 3rd party reservation sites they are not allotted our specialty rooms such as Riverside or Poolside rooms. May I suggest next time you stay to call our hotel directly that way we can assure you get the room type and view you want....

Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This hotel is fantastic. I wish that we could have stayed longer. I will recommend this hotel to all my friend. To stay at in Pigeon Forge. Restaurants near by. shopping close by and entertainment to.

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Gene R, Thank you so much for your review. I am thrilled your experience was so great. I too wish you could have been our guest longer. Thank you again and we look forward to your next vacation in Pigeon Forge. Thank you, Christina Loveday

Westerville, Ohio
Reviewed 8 May 2015

This place is a dream come true in Pigeon Forge. From check-in to check-out, I was a very happy camper. The reservation was perfect, and we were assigned a high-floor, river-view room, as requested. I traveled with another female friend, and the room was large enough for us both. The free breakfast area was crowded at times, but the food...

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear firefighter106wife, We appreciate you providing us with feedback on your previous stay. We are excited to learn you had an amazing stay and plan on returning. we cant wait to serve you again in the near Future. Thank you, Christina Loveday

Russellville, Kentucky
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Check in was super easy. The room was on the riverside of the property and had a lovely view. Breakfast was very good. We enjoyed the are down by the river also feeding the ducks. Will definitely stay here again.

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Dear firefighter106wife, We appreciate you providing us with feedback on your previous stay. We are excited to learn you had an amazing stay and plan on returning. Thank you for being our guest. We hope to see you again in the near future. Thank you, Christina Loveday Assistant General Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This is a basic two star motel with above average room cleanliness, bed comfort, breakfast buffet, and grounds. I arrived late with five others and we were just looking for a bed to lay our heads on after a long day. The fact that the parking lot was full was a pretty good indication that the Econo Lodge Riverside is...

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Dear Cincycamper, Thank you for the wonderful compliments about our hotel. Listening to first time guests reviews of our property is always helpful. We are thrilled to learn your room was clean and you loved the work we have put into our grounds and lanscaping and plan on returning. We appreciate you being our guest and look forward to serving...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Little Pigeon River, this 4-time Choice Hotel Gold Award winner features an indoor pool & hot tub, deluxe hot breakfast, riverfront picnic area w/ grills, game room, and is within walking distance of popular restaurants and attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Riverside

Address: 2440 N Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37868
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Pigeon Forge
Price Range: $71 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Econo Lodge Riverside 2.5*
Number of rooms: 201
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Riverside Hotel Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge Econo Lodge
Econolodge Pigeon Forge
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#14 Romantic Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#20 Family Hotel in Pigeon Forge
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“ask for a room over looking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Boziggy1, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Riverside rooms are great!!! Quiet.”
  • from doorway
  • King Bed
  • frig, microwave
  • closet: 2 extra pillows, extra blanket, iron, ironing board
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 of 5 bubbles kht4unc, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you love a great view, ask for riverview room.”
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“try to get a room in the back, pretty view and less noise from street”
 of 5 bubbles parisbvly, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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