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Talley Ho Inn

8314 State Hwy 73, Townsend, TN 37882
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Talley Ho Inn
Ranked #6 of 10 hotels in Townsend
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

My husband and I spent a few nights at this hotel at the end of October and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room (one of the "Original 8) was warm and very comfortable. VERY clean, well furnished. It has a bit of nostalgia, keeping some of the original features. Has a great view of the mountains close to town.... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We have been staying at the family owned Tallley Ho Inn for years. You can tell the love that has gone into maintaining their buildings and grounds. Thru the years of staying there, have found that they work very hard at keeping up the rooms with new paint, bedding and such. We love the view from the units in the... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

If you are looking for a 5-star hotel this isn't where you will find it. If you are looking for a family owned motel that has been around for a long long time, that has the best staff, less than a mile from the entrance to the park ,and the paved walking trail that goes through Townsend passes right in... More

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alameda, ca
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This hotel gave us easy access to everything we needed to see: Knoxville, Cades Cove, Maryville, and Gatlinburg. We stayed in the Fox Den (a cottage) at the Tally Ho. It had a kitchen with all the utensils & pans we needed to cook breakfasts and dinners. A lovely little sitting area gave us the opportunity to enjoy the autumn... More

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Mesa, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Talley Ho Inn is the only place I stay when visiting the Smokies. It's a great alternative to the mass confusion of Gatlinburg and extremely accessible to the park. Rooms are spacious and I love the private balcony/patio. Beautiful views and staff are always friendly and helpful.

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Waterford, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

After Best Western refused to rent the room we needed and we had booked far in advance, we arrived at Talley Ho. Two Entrances inside motel, room in front with bed. Large room in back with a long vanity, closet, microwave, mini refrigeratior, separate bathroom. CLEAN. Staff very friendly and helpful. Recently remodeled. Good Rates. They also have cottages. We... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012 via mobile

Don't be persuaded by high reviews, this place is old, dirty, and the beds sag unbelievably. These owners have never upgraded this place, the original fixtures are still in the bathrooms and are substandard. We travel a lot for our business and stay in lots of cheap hotels...this ranks at the bottom. We are looking for another hotel in the... More

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Sherman, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

This is our second stay at the Talley Ho and we had a very quiet and enjoyable vacation. The pool there is so nice although not as clean as we would have liked. We were often the only ones in the pool and the temperature of the pool was great. There are more restaurants there than there used to be.... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

We had a nice restful stay. The room was very quiet. We stayed in a room that had been updated. I always check the room out for cleanliness when we first arrive. We got in very late. The room we were in looked clean until I got into the bathroom. There was a pair of men's underwear hanging off the... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

This is the first review I've ever written. We stayed in room 146 yesterday and were shocked by the dead knats and live spiders in our room. There were at least 60 dead knats in the bathroom by a frosted window. I had to remove the spider webs and dead insects in the bathtub before I could give my daughter... More

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Address: 8314 State Hwy 73, Townsend, TN 37882
Location: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Also Known As:
Talley Ho Hotel Townsend

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#4 Romantic Hotel in Townsend
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located near Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Talley Ho Inn is the oldest establishment among Townsend hotels, motels, cabins and resorts. We offer a broad selection of accommodations to fit any need and budget. For couples' getaways we recommend romantic Premier and Deluxe rooms. Family retreats will enjoy spacious cottages and picnic areas. Sole travelers will find comfort and value in our Original Eight rooms. Our exhibition grounds is a perfect place for car shows and large expositions. Adjoined Carriage House Restaurant is ideal for any occasion as it offers buffet, casual, formal dining and banquet facilities. ... more   less 
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