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Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel

840 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3133
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#8 of 72 hotels in Gatlinburg
Travellers' Choice
See why so many travelers make Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel their hotel of choice when visiting Gatlinburg. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a romantic setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you. Nearby landmarks such as Smoky Mountain Art (0.2 mi) and St Mary's Catholic Church (0.3 mi) make Bearskin Lodge Gatlinburg Tennessee a great place to stay when visiting Gatlinburg. As your “home away from home,” the hotel rooms offer a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available. Guests have access to a 24 hour front desk, outdoor furniture, and an outdoor fireplace while staying at Bearskin Lodge Gatlinburg. In addition, Bearskin Lodge Gatlinburg Tennessee offers a pool which will help make your Gatlinburg trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests. If you like Spanish restaurants, Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel is conveniently located near No Way Jose's and Estrella Hondumex. During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook (0.4 mi) and Gatlinburg SkyLift (0.5 mi), which are all within walking distance of the hotel. At Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Gatlinburg.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Gift shop
24-hour front desk
Lazy river
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
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Room features
Interconnected rooms available
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Private balcony
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Fltweaves wrote a review 18 Apr
Lynn Haven, Florida14 contributions1 helpful vote
The hotel was nice. Was walking distance to most of Gatlinburg, Also was right at the entrance to the State park and Pidge forge bypass. They offered grab and go breakfast and had nice little fires outside for us to sit and enjoy. The rooms were clean and the balconies on the river added a nice touch.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Room Tip: We stayed on the 5th floor with a river view. It was nice to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee in the...
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Nicole T wrote a review 12 Apr
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We were greeted at the check in desk by friendly employee. During our stay this was a recurring experience. The room was clean, the river view was very nice. Would definitely recommend a stay, as we plan to return.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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GSmith wrote a review 4 Apr
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My Daughter had reserved a room for her and her family back in February at the Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel in Gatlinburg, because she and my son-in-law had gotten their COVID-19 vaccine for being in Medical I wasn’t sure if I would be able to spend a wonderful weekend in the Smoky’s with them and two of my other grandchildren we wanted to be able to have the four children to spend their first spring break and first ever mountain visit at he Great Smoky Mountains. So about a week before they were going to leave I got the ok for traveling, I honestly didn’t think I would be able to get a room but fortunately there was a room available although we wouldn’t be together I still reserved it. I called the Bearskin lodge back to see if there were any changes; none, that I was very disappointed but decided to go with my two grandchildren so they could be with their cousins to their first adventure to the amazing Smoky mountains. When I checked in and my daughter checked in our rooms were right next to each other ! We were so... happy! The four grandchildren loved it!!! Perfect! The balcony was amazing to sit out and listen to the river rushing, so relaxing. I couldn’t believe how nice it was and how close it was to the first trail into mountains! We enjoyed our stay and we are hoping to return with even more family! Thank you to the manager and his staff for letting us have a wonderful memory of our time together at the amazing Bearskin Lodge in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Room Tip: Keep your balcony door open and lay on your comfy bed close your eyes and hear the relaxing...
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PaulRK1991 wrote a review 3 Apr
Nashville, Tennessee11 contributions2 helpful votes
Bearskin Lodge is always our first choice when visiting the Smokeys. Not only is right off of the main Gatlinburg strip, the service and hospitality is unlike many other competitors in the area. The log cabin theming is fully realized with high quality taxidermy adorning the walls upon first entering the lobby. There's a fully stocked snack, drink, and convenience rack in case you realize you had forgotten something. Not to mention diapers for those with little ones. It's incredibly thoughtful, and the staff is always going above and beyond. The pool has a fully functioning lazy river, and jacuzzi. No matter which direction you happen to be facing on your room balcony, you're either getting a gorgeous view of the mountains and the pool, or a wonderfully shaded peaceful stream. Free parking. Walking distance to everything on the Gatlinburg strip. An awesome family owned convenience store called Old Dad's right across the street with just about anything you could imagine for a vacation. A wine tasting storefront across from Old Dad's. Excellent breakfast at Crocket's Breakfast Camp within a few feet of the convenience store. Our room was always fully stocked with delicious coffee (not the weird cardboard tasting stuff most hotels have). A beautiful gas fireplace. Some of the most comfortable beds my girlfriend and I have slept on. This all sounds like very high praise, but I would 110% recommend this to couples, friends, and families alike.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: The stream view rooms are gorgeous and peaceful. Great for a nightcap, and coffee in the mornings.
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jerry mcclatchey wrote a review Mar 2021
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Perfect location if you want to stay in town. Everything walkable, Staff friendly, clean place and good rates. Quiet location if you discount the babbling brook outside your window! Lots of good eats close by and breakfast on the 3rd floor!
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Date of stay: March 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Ask for riverside. Very peaceful
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USD 123 - USD 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Nantahala Outdoor Center (0.2 km), Smoky Mountain Art (0.3 km), and Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park & Ski Area (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Crocketts Breakfast Camp, Cherokee Grill, and Flapjack's Pancake Cabin.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Gatlinburg.
Are there any historical sites close to Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Noah Bud Ogle Cabin (2.8 km) and Historic Ogle Log Cabin (1.2 km).
Does Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Bearskin Lodge on the River Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.