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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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Rockwell NC
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose this Inn based on the reviews. They were all correct, it is a great place to stay. The area is quiet, the rooms are clean and the owners provided a goodie basket. We would recommend this to all and will stay here again when we return to the area. The only downfall was the room next to us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just got back from staying 3 nights and was a very nice stay. Owner was very cordial and helpful with whatever needs there was. Room was very comfortable and had everything you needed. And loved the goody basket that they refilled daily. The Rocking chairs on our front porch added a warm homey feel. But most of all, they welcomed... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently stayed here. Close to Cade's Cove. Room very clean. Owner left basket with snacks/muffins. A very nice touch. Quiet area in the Smokies with a few restaurants in the area which were convenient. I would recommend this place to anyone traveling to this area.

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Michigan City, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights and was a very nice stay! The beds are comfortable, rooms are very nicely decorated and updated. The owner had the heat turned on when we arrived, very cozy. We received a "goody basket" daily, very nice touch. Will for sure stay here whenever we are in Townsend.

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Ozark, Alabama
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, we booked three nights. We checked in on New Years night somewhat late. It was a chilly night and the owner had the light on in our room and had turned on the heat so that the room was welcoming and comfortably warm when we arrived. At check in, the owner asked if we... More

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Chicago, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We had been staying at a different location in Townsend when a terrible storm came and knocked out all power and running water at our remote cabin. We couldn't reach the management company and weren't comfortable staying somewhere remote without power or water, so we packed up, called Townsend Gateway Inn, and were able to get a last-minute booking in... More

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Biloxi, Mississippi
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

After leaving Gatlinburg a day early because of a cabin rental fiasco, I called and made a reservation at the Townsend Gateway Inn. What a delight! This will now be my new "go to" lodging when visiting the GSMNP. As a former RV'r, I watched this motel remain closed, and wished someone would come along to restore and reopen it.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Great motel. Nice staff. Very clean. Large rooms. I would definitely stay here again. No carpet in the rooms, instead hardwood floors. The owners provide a little snack basket and asked me if I preferred, coffee or tea. They customize it to their guests. The motel is older, but the bathroom fixtures were all modern and new, the paint was... More

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Garland, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Months before our fall vacation, I began searching for a serene and scenic spot to spend the night before facing the multi-day drive hack home. I knew I did not want to face the crowds and hustle and bustle of Gatlinburg. When I saw photos of Townsend Gateway Inn on Tripadvisor, I knew I had found the perfect place for... More

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Odessa, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Stayed at the Gateway in mid-Sept for 3 nights. Room was immaculate and comfortable. Staff is so congenial, even advised us where to go eat! Basket of treats left for us each morning to make our Cades Cove outings more enjoyable. We will definitely stay there next year.

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Townsend Gateway Hotel Townsend
Townsend Gateway Hotel
Address: 8270 State Hwy 73, Townsend, TN 37882
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Location: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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#1 Family Hotel in Townsend
#1 Green Hotel in Townsend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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