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Townsend Gateway Inn

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8270 State Hwy 73, Townsend, TN 37882
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Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Townsend
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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smithville, tn
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights at the Townsend Gateway Inn for an early 30th anniversary celebration. This is a wonderful family owned motel located at the foothills of the Smokies. Comfortable, clean very personable owners. They have thought of everything. Literally all you need are your clothes and toothbrush. If you are looking for super modern, fancy with lots of tourist... More 

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Pinckney, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I, along with two other couples, stayed at the Townsend Gateway Inn for three nights. We found this family-run establishment to be an excellent place to relax and enjoy ourselves. I'm one of those travelers that usually obsesses over not having hotel bedspreads ever becoming a part of my sleeping ritual (if you catch my drift!). The... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Townsend Inn is such a welcoming place to stay. The owners were very friendly and ready to assist with any questions about the area and made recommendations for restaurants. The rooms were recently updated and found to be very clean. It was a perfect location for us to enjoy a car event and of course, the mountains.

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Lake City, Florida
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181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again, we loved our stay at the Townsend Gateway Inn. Owners are super friendly and the rooms are large and clean. One complaint I have had in the past has been slow and iffy WiFi. They must have upgraded because it is very fast now. That is a welcome addition. We like the fridge and microwave for fixing breakfast.... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay here every year on our trip to the Smokies. It is an older motel that they have done a great job remodeling. The owners are very friendly and can help you select things to do and places to eat. It is in a great location to visit the Smokey Mtns.

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Atlanta GA
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29 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on reviews from other TripAdvisor travelers I booked two days last week at Townsend Gateway Inn in Townsend, TN. The hotel is small, quaint, convenient to Cades Cove and only 15 miles to Pigeon Forge. What impressed me most was how clean and comfortable the entire place looks. The office is adorable, the grounds are immaculate and the rocking... More 

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a charming place! Owner is very friendly and rooms are clean and comfortable! Received a basket with coffee and snacks when we checked in. The motel is an older building, but has been completely renovated. Great price for a good, basic room. You can't go wrong staying here!

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very last minute trip and I knew nothing about the area. So, I went on to Trip Advisor, saw the high ratings for the Townsend Gateway Inn and booked immediately. We were greeted by the most friendly, welcoming Inn keepers and they made us feel like family immediately. The rooms are cozy, extremely clean and comfortable. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The room was as described even better when everyday I had a basket of goodies in my room. Owners are so friendly and easy to talk and ask questions of the area..I hope to come again and bring the family.. I had the view of the river fall, I could drink my coffee sitting at the outside rocking chairs made... More 

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dacula, ga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This motel is probably the best there is in its price range. We were impressed by the cleanliness of the bedroom and bathroom. Several small touches made our experience very pleasant : free wi-fi, a nice TV, good quality linens and bath towels, tile in the bathroom, real glasses in a sanitary wrap, refrigerator, microwave, a curved rod that makes... More 

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