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    Townsend Gateway Inn

    8270 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4302
    (865) 238-4049
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    5 Nov. 6 Nov.
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    “welcome basket” (46 reviews)
    “hardwood floors” (30 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Pets Allowed
    Breakfast included
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

    What a great hotel in a beautiful location! Local family owned, how refreshing. Very friendly staff. Clean and modern. I am a frequent business traveler, usually staying in an upscale major chain that starts with an H. So I have pretty high standards. This place...More

    Thank Scott E
    Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

    We got away on a last minute anniversary trip. We decided that the Great Smoky Mountains was the place! We love the quiet side of the Smokies and family members had stayed at Townsend Gateway Inn so we decided to book for the night. What...More

    Thank Laura E
    Response from david3117, Owner at Townsend Gateway InnResponded 22 July 2017

    Hello Laura, Thank you for choosing TGI for your last minute anniversary trip. On behalf of our entire staff we wish to extend our congratulations to you and your husband on your anniversary and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us....More

    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    This was our second time staying at The Gateway Inn. This hotel is such a pleasant place to stay. Our room was clean and the hotel staff very friendly! The snack basket is a nice touch and we made use of the rocking chairs in...More

    Thank BearFacts
    Response from david3117, Owner at Townsend Gateway InnResponded 17 July 2017

    Thank you!

    Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

    A very clean, comfortable place. The room was a pretty typical old school motel room that has been updated nicely. The owners were very welcoming and made every effort to make us comfortable. The rocking chairs were a nice touch! We really enjoyed staying here...More

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    Response from david3117, Owner at Townsend Gateway InnResponded 10 July 2017

    Hello and thank you for the review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return. Our Sincere Thanks, Dave G

    Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

    We booked here because options were limited for the holiday week. However we weren't aware of the distance to the main strip in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. The motel itself was VERY clean, I loved that there was wood floors and everything just felt 'clean'....More

    1  Thank sdp26
    Response from david3117, Owner at Townsend Gateway InnResponded 8 July 2017

    Hello sdp26, Thank you for the review. Please reach out to us at your earliest convenience so that we may adjust your portfolio to reflect your GSMA discount and thank you for your membership as well. We are a little off the beaten path here...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • USD 97 - USD 147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Green Hotel in Townsend
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Tennessee >
    • Townsend
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    • Townsend Gateway Hotel Townsend
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    24 September 2017|
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    Response from norsk1_allen | Reviewed this property |
    Our room was at west end of the property, just several rooms away from the pool. My wife and I didn't use the pool. So i'm unable to give a good answer! The rooms are very nicely kept and comfortable!
    17 March 2017|
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    Response from david3117 | Property representative |
    Hello gary5651, Here is a list of some of the local restaurants that are now open in and around Townsend. Black Bear Cafe Steak ad Trout Elvira's Cafe Riverstone Hope this was helpful
    Teresa P
    3 January 2017|
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    Response from TownsendGatewayInn | Property representative |
    We are located less than 2 miles from the Cades Cove entrance to the Smoky Mountains National Park. In the park you can enjoy hiking on the many trails throughout the park some with waterfalls as their destination. The park... More
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    "Ask for the renovated rooms to make sure you get a good one, I'm not sure how the cabins or other rooms..."
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    "All rooms seemed good."
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