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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pat and Daryl made us feel right at home, even collected us from another hotel. House keeping staff ( Nikki) exceptional and always had a beautiful clean and stocked room to come back too. All the rooms had a balcony with chairs and table that over looked the river. We extended our stay an extra three days because it was... More 

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Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

Thanks to the Aussies. We loved having you stay with us. You was such great guest. Thank you for such a sweet review. Daryl and Nikki do work hard to keep our place so clean for great guest as you both. We hope you a safe trip on your extended journey and we hope you will visit us again one... More 

1 review
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

My sister and I have stayed at this motel for a number of years and have always found it to be really clean with exceptionally comfortable beds. Pat and Fred (before he passed away last August) have always done a great job of being both very hospitable and have done a great job of managing this wonderful motel. Every time... More 

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Thank Phyllis W
Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

Phyliss it was wonderful having you stay with us again. Please come for a visit anytime. Thank you for you great review. It means so much to us to know your visit with us was the best. Thank you Pat More 

1 review
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My wife and I found this gem of a place by accident and we are so glad we did! Mrs. Pat, the owner, welcomed us and made us feel like family from the start. She is a wonderful lady and was extremely helpful. We stayed in a king room with a Jacuzzi and it was great. The room was very... More 

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Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

Thank you Brian for staying with me. I am so happy to have new customers as well as my repeat customers. Once you stay with me you become my extended family from then on. I have 4 generations of familys who have stayed all over pigeon forge with me and my husband. Thank you for your nice review, so many... More 

Louisiana
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67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We always look forward to spending some quality time at the Rivergate Mountain Lodge. Once again, we were not disappointed! We were saddened to hear Mrs. Maples, the owner had just recently lost her husband, Mr. Fred Maples. Over the years of visiting here, we always looked forward to visiting with him and his little dog. Very good location, right... More 

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Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

Mr and Mrs Kent. It was so good to see you both again. We are always glad when you arrive. Thanks for such nice words about my sweet Freddie I miss him so much but I know he is in heaven now awaiting to see all of us. Thanks for the good review. We do try our best to provide... More 

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104 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We just needed a getaway for a night and this place was perfect for it! My grandsons just wanted to ride go carts and hang out. No place better than between 2 go cart places... Wonderfully clean! I see so many on here harping on the outdated parts! I thought it had great character. You wouldn't tell folks you spend... More 

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Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful sweet review. We do try our hardest to keep our motel nice and clean. When a person has a turnover nightly with different people it is hard but we enjoy our work as my late husband(only 2 months ago passed away) had built the first motel this town ever had. You must... More 

Stuart, Florida
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We stay here every year for the Shades of the Past Car Show. I have stayed at very expensive hotels when I was working that was not as clean as the RiverGate. The rooms are very quite, the beds comfortable and they even supply extra's such as toothpaste. This hotel's location is just a few hundred feet off the strip... More 

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Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

Dave staurt, Thank you for your nice review. I enjoyed having you with me again this year. Even though Freddie has passed and no longer with us I know his spirit still lingers on as he loved to know all you car show guest were coming back. Have a good winter and I hope to see you next year. Thanks... More 

Gaston, North Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Very good location. Right in the heart of Pigeon Forge. The room was very dated. The beds are uncomfortable. When one turns over you wake the other. The air conditioner made a lot of noise. When it geared up it shook the walls. The bedspread was very heavy. WiFi was barely there. Got slower and slower. The toilet was tiny.... More 

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Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

dear kk. I see where your reservations were made on bookings so that tells me you had never stayed before with us. We have a motel full of regular customers who return year after year because they know we are one of the cleanest motels here. I wish I knew what you meant by dated , as our carpet is... More 

Beckley, West Virginia
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, we had a king room with our own hottub in the room. The room was clean and neat. Decor was outdated. Biggest problem was that the Internet didn't work. Bed was comfortable, good size room

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Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

Mr. Farley, thank you for your business. We appreciate having you stay with us. I surely wish I knew what was meant by dated. The carpet is brand new and the levelor blinds have just went up. Most people love the 3 rooms on top over the river. I don't know of anyone in town who would put the nice... More 

Horn Lake, Mississippi
1 review
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We checked in on the 2nd of July and met the owner Pat at check- in. She is a very nice person. Our room was very clean. You would had think that being located in front of a go kart track would be noisy, but it was not. The room is very soundproof. I would recommend this hotel to everybody.... More 

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Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. You were wonderful customers. It was a joy to meet you and have you spend your vacation with us. We strive so hard to keep our rooms nice and clean and so many doesn't take the time to tell us how much they appreciate our work so thank you again and do... More 

Middle Ga
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

This is such a neat quaint place to stay! My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay here...and did not want to leave. They were booked for July 4 or we would have stayed a few more days. I love that this is an American owned place by such a sweet lady and her husband. Pat went out... More 

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Pat & Fred M, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review

Thank you for being so nice. You are the kind of customers who make our work worth while. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and please do come visit us again. Fred and Pat Maples More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peaceful River Gate Inn Mountain Lodge is a local family Owned & operated. Featuring plush Kingsdown pillowtop mattresses, 100% soundproof rooms,Private balconies over the river, in room coffee, microwave & fridge. Free put put golf, WiFi & iphone radios. We also do weddings & renewals by reservation. Located in heart of Pigeon Forge with just a walk away from the Old Mill Historical District within minutes of all major shopping, theaters, amusement parks, dining and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We are also well known for our 100% state grade for cleaniness. We hope to have a chance to serve you on your next vacation & have a wonderful stay in the great smokey mountains! ... more   less 

Additional Information about RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel

Address: 3307 N River Rd & Garland, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Pigeon Forge
Price Range: $174 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“All of the rooms face the river. One lovely room on bottom floor has a jacuzzi.”
  • Feet propped up relaxing & reading my local newspaper on- line
  • Laying back in lounge chair
  • Watching numerous Canadian geese flying down river
 of 5 bubbles rebels77, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We did not hear anyone else in the hotel at all... Super quiet and just off the main drag!”
 of 5 bubbles karenm577, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“In the heart of Pigeon Forge.”
 of 5 bubbles O8045DVkk, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have a private balcony with rocking chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles BlueDevilRN1, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“Room 104 - Double Queen - Really Quiet”
 of 5 bubbles ShaneB384, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
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