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River Lodge South Motel

3251 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I go to the mountains every year and this was by far the worst stay I have ever had. I paid for two rooms and when I arrived at the motel, it looked like a run down place, but I gave it a shot. Both toilets where broken, which one got fixed but the other one did not so we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

After having a horrible experience with another hotel the night before I was hopefully to save our vacation...it went from bad to worse. I booked this hotel and when we arrived it was not what you would call nice. We put our things in the room and immediately left to get some lunch. My husband and I talked about it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had two rooms booked for three nights rooms are basic and in need of a update On our second day we returned to find only one room had fresh towels and the beds made we made a phone call and got clean towels the next day every thing was ok The hotel is in a good location for all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Gail at front desk was awesome Motel was very clean my room had been recently updated Has river out the back door and plenty of friendly ducks not quite trained like the Peabody but still fun Great price for the quality room and super friendly helpful staff

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Greater Cincinnati
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

No clock, no radio, no coffee pot, no iron/ironing board, dead bugs in lights, door that requires a firm shoulder to force open, a pool & elevator from your nightmares, electric plugs hanging out. Old hard mattress, squeaky box springs, hair in the tub and on the bathroom floor. The shower head was pulled away from the wall. Holes in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If you are looking for a high class hotel, this place is not for you. If you are looking for a friendly, quaint, chilled atmosphere, come here. I reserved a room, King size with fireplace and Spa, through booking.com for a weekend getaway with my husband. When we got to the hotel, me reservation could not be found. The desk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is quite a nice place to stay for those who travel on a budget. Clean beds n bath. Some updates. My room looks just like the picture and all the back units have access to picnic table n grill on the creek bank with individual covered patios. Back units are not on the strip so it's quiet and has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have been on an extended stay in Pigeon Forge, TN. Out of the several motels I have stayed at here in Pigeon Forge, River Lodge South is the best value and nicest people. Gail Smith is a blessing to every person she meets!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

As soon as you see the room, you hope that you still have time to run before your stuck here. But if you book online, your stuck here. OK spiderwebs are out of control, dusty older linen. There was a pump soap dispenser on shower wall and it was old and crusty, but no fear someone left a bar of... More 

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I've been staying at this hotel for 15+ years and we look forward to it every year. It's been in a new ownership every year we've been there for a couple years now, but we thought we would still give it a chance because it was perfect. I had always looked over the low quality of some things and just... More 

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