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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not my first visit, nor my last. Family had a great, mellow time. Since was late autumn, it was rainy and chill most of the time; but our visit was for quiet and relaxation, and we got it. The fireplace was warm and the hot tub inviting. "On the peaceful side of the Smokies, indeed!

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

The Dancing Bear was the very best part of our Smokey Mountains experience. Incredible accommodations, remarkably pleasant and attentive staff, gorgeous facility, great amenities, we have nothing but the best of things to say about everything surrounding our time in Metcalf Bottoms at the Dancing Bear. We are now looking forward to our next visit to the area to enjoy...

Thank Keith T
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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Amazing place Beautiful location The bed was amazing, did not want to leave. The hot tub was awesome. Wish we could have stayed longer. We made a fire which added to the feel of the place I would recommend going here

Thank Seth O
Houston, TX
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a first class accommodation. Stone fireplace including've Beautifully decorated. King size bed was one of the most comfortable bed we've slept in. It was like sleeping on a cloud. Kitchenette has micro, fridge and small sink. Fridge stocked with juices, yogurt and water. Coffee pot and great coffee. Also homemade granola for the yogurt was great. Bathroom was...

Thank GiGiHouston_TX
Maryville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to send a quick note thanking all of the staff at the Dancing Bear for helping to make my parent’s 30th wedding anniversary so special. The accommodations were neat, clean and very nice – every detail was considered, even down to breakfast items in room. The dinner with the family at the Bistro was first class, and the...

Thank berhamilton
Auburn Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were entranced the moment we entered Spruce Cabin. The room was spacious with a great walk-in closet. Plenty of lighting and the bathroom had a huge tub/shower. The king size bed was so comfortable, in fact, I found it hard to leave in the morning, wishing for a storm to come around and snow us in. Although Spruce cabin...

Thank marmik21
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Dancing Bear Lodge on 2 occasions - once with my husband and once for business. I enjoyed both experiences tremendously. It is a lovely property with well-kept cabins and lots of nice little touches that seem home-like.

Thank rreagh
Germantown, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I thought that our stay at this lodge, specifically the LeConte cabin, was very peaceful. I had emailed the Director of Sales with a couple of minor issues, and she told me that this cabin is slated for renovations during the holiday season. The interior was cozy, with its fire place and comfortable furniture; the exterior was...

Thank JandJRoberts
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved our cabin, everything was great! We will definitely absolutely return. I have been going to Townsend for many years and never tried out dancing bear lodge until this trip and I will definitely return no doubt

Thank Eileen F
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Dancing Bear Lodge about a year and a half ago when searching for lodging in that area and discovered one of our favorite getaways to date. We have stayed at the property now about six times, and have had nothing but outstanding and memorable experiences. The cabins are luxurious, clean, and private. I was pleased that our cabin...

Thank LMKennedy2014

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centered in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Dancing Bear Cabins are known as East Tennessee's ultimate vacation basecamp offering charming Southern hospitality. It's picturesque location and luxurious amenities offer guests an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate after trekking mountain trails and exploring surrounding areas. With 36 acres featuring intimate rustic cabins and countless sports and activities, Dancing Bear Cabins creates a comforting retreat tailor-made for the adventurer in all of us. We welcome our guests to experience the best the Smokies have to offer by reserving one of our charming cabins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dancing Bear Lodge

Address: 137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend, TN 37882-3818
Region: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Price Range: $221 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dancing Bear Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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“"Rooms" are various-sized, extremely comfortable to luxurious cabins in mountain landscape; see website.”
 of 5 bubbles richardbF5578YR, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Metcalf Bottoms cabin. We like the fact that the porch was completely open, didn't have the privacy wall around the hot tub. Had a better view than some of the other cabins and we didn't plan on using the hot tub so the privacy wall wasn't needed. Loved the porch swing also.”
 of 5 bubbles GiGiHouston_TX, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sugarlands was quiet, modern and had easy walking distance to the bistro.”
 of 5 bubbles berhamilton, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Many of the cabins offer outdoor hot tubs- make sure you book one! There is excellent shopping down at Apple Valley Country Store, and Cades Cove Winery next door offers wine tastings. ”
 of 5 bubbles LMKennedy2014, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For couples get the room with the sofa in front of the fireplace”
 of 5 bubbles tony56169, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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