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Dancing Bear Cabins

3.5 of 5 137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend, TN 37882
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had only a one night stay at Dancing Bear but we were so impressed with the accommodations and service that we wished we could have extended for many more! There was a mixup with our booking site reservations and Dancing Bear did not know we were coming. However, Mark provided us and our two granddaughters a small cabin to stay... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was looking for a cabin in the woods, private and with a hot tub. Chose Dancing Bear on recommendation. The goods: Very attentive, accommodating, and pleasant staff. They went the extra mile and decorated our cabin for our daughters birthday complete with a cake and bottle of sparkling wine. Housekeeping was very friendly and attentive as well. Cabin was clean.... More 

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Powell, Tennessee
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the location of the cabins. They are conveniently located near local activities, but private enough to rest & relax. Great for a romantic get away or a weekend of activities in the mountains. Can't wait to go back!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Dancing bear lodge is a special gem in the smoky Mountains! Cozy, spacious cabins. We kept a Fire going all weekend in our cabin. Lots of firewood available. Cooked great meals and had progressive gatherings at friends cabins. Could walk all over property with ease. Loved the outdoor hot tubs on your back porch.overlooking a valley. The church bells ringing... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is our second stay at a Dancing Bears cabin. Love it's location- not too touristy, nice and with with small local businesses. The cabins are beautiful and quaint. Love the trails throughout the property.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We have stayed here twice and will continue to do so in the future. The new management has made some wonderful changes that have added value to the experience of staying here. The cabins we've stayed in have been very comfortable. We really like the extras such as the fireplace, hot tub, wet bar, fridge, and breakfast in the cabin.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

What a pleasant surprise! Stayed here for a 2 day, last minute weekend trip up to the mountains with my wife and really enjoyed it. Cabins are really cozy and well appointed, and staff, while not visible like a normal hotel, was great behind the scenes and helped make the trip incredibly enjoyable. Cabins were booked solid, so we had... More 

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Nashville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Dancing Bear has consistently been an outlier in the world of lodges and cabins near Gatlinburg. It has the personal touch that can be easily overlooked. Complimentary snacks upon arrival. Quality toiletries and quiet large landscape. It feels more like staying with a friend or family member than a faceless company. Well maintained bike trails and tons of bikes that... More 

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Jamestown, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very nicely decorated cabin. Large stone fireplace. You just melt into the bed. Pillows were superb! Couch extremely comfy. Lovely stone dishes. Whirlpool tub. Plenty of seating in the cabin. Two rocking chairs on the porch. Walk-in closet. They provide the firewood. They have bikes and helmets available for your use without a fee. Great coffee, orange juice, Greek yogurt,... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Since the new owners took over this place has come a long long way in a short period of time! Easy hassle free access to our cabin plus a great little start to the day with the awesome granola, yogurt , fresh fruit , oj, and Starbucks coffee!! Already in our cabin when we arrived !! Although the lodge and... More 

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Address: 137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend, TN 37882
Location: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dancing Bear Cabins 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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