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Townsend Gateway Inn

8270 State Hwy 73, Townsend, TN 37882
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Ranked #1 of 10 hotels in Townsend
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
rk821 Auburn, AL
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auburn, AL
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171 reviews 171 reviews
37 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've stayed here several times over the years, even back when it was a Choice Hotels property. It was always tolerable, though nothing to brag about. But, when we opened the doors to the room, I was very impressed with the complete renovation. It's not the Ritz by any means, but it is a much nicer room than we've ever... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am adding one more great review to all the rest. Townsend Gateway Inn is a wonderful place to stay while visiting the Great Smokies. We stayed in a cabin the first week in August and I cannot find one single negative thing to say. All was excellent.

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Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Someone has taken one of the several old strip motels, and completely refurbished it. When my husband and I made the reservation, we didn't know what to expect, but were very pleasantly surprised. I like rustic, but I like very clean and not shabby. I think it was the lack of carpet and the replaced wood laminate floors that made... More

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this Inn because of the reviews I read on here. It did not disappoint. We were allowed to check in early and were made to feel at home right away. The room was updated and super clean. The beds and pillows were very clean and comfy. The staff were constantly working and the rooms were cleaned very early... More

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Worth, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned home from a stay at Townsend Gateway, 8-3/6-14 while exploring The Great Smoky Mountains. This is a top notch facility from the bottom up. The common grounds are well kept, and my king room was spotless and well appointed. Far exceeded my expectations for a small private enterprise. These folks take great pride in their endeavor. Great location... More

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Lexington, South Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this place because of the good reviews. You couldn't ask for a cleaner place. I was a little disappointed we didn't one of the room that had been renovated but everything turned out okay. Bathroom was a little small. The beds were comfy and everything was super clean. That's very important in my book. The only down side was... More

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New Derry
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I chose to stay here July 21-24, 2014 after reading many reviews of motels in Townsend, TN. while we explored the Smokies. We loved it! Colleen and Pete were very friendly and we enjoyed chatting with them about the area attractions and restaurants, as well as other subjects that came up. The grounds are lovely with flower... More

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Walnut Cove
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second stay here. It feels like home, the staff is so friendly and helpful. Being close to Cade's cove and maryville are a real plus. Also loved the comfortable rocking chairs to relax and watch the world go by after an enjoyable ride on the bike path, which was right out the front door. Great place to... More

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Boone, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost did'nt want to share how fantastic this place was, but felt it was too good not to share. Our family of five rented one their cabins. It was spotlessly clean and they have done a fabulous job of updating everything. We went to Townsend to go to Cades Cove, but the owners of this hotel make it possible to... More

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Ringgold, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Townsend Gateway Inn was a perfect launch point for our Saturday morning bike ride at Cades Cove. The owners were glad to accommodate our late arrival time with a warm welcome. We appreciated Colleen's hospitality and smile as she brought us a basket filled with muffins, coffee, chocolates, trail mix and pretzels. This was perfect for breakfast in the... More

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Address: 8270 State Hwy 73, Townsend, TN 37882
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Location: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Townsend #1 Romantic Hotel in Townsend
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The Townsend Gateway Inn offers travelers a comfortable, enjoyable and restful stay, providing luxurious accommodations in a unique environmentally friendly family atmosphere. Beautifully appointed rooms and a host of amenities add to the charm of the Townsend Gateway Inn making it one of Townsend Tennessee's most desired travel destinations and a natural choice for our guest. ... more   less 
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