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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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2 of 5 stars NEW

I have read ALL of the reviews as I attempt to do when making travel arrangements and relying a great deal on TripAdvisor. This is not about the accomodations, which I'm sure live up to reviews, but to their cancellation policy. My husband had a business trip to Nashville so we decided to extend our stay and booked lodging at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Doe Knob- This cabin was made for a romantic getaway. If you are looking for great views high onto a mountain, look elsewhere. These cabins are conveniently nestled in the woods just off the main road. A real wood fireplace and a Jacuzzi on the porch made a perfect romantic weekend.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, almost heaven, as John Denver would say about the mountains. We stayed one night at one of the cabins (Meigs Trail?) and could have stayed for weeks...if we didn't have to work for a living. The cabin is well done with a stacked stone fireplace and plenty of amenities for a rustic setting (hot tub, continental breakfast stored in... More 

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Scottsdale,Arizona
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

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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DancingBearLodge, Public Relations Manager at Dancing Bear Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We regret that your stay did not meet your expectations. We are always working to improve the guest experience and appreciate your suggestions. We hope you will stay with us again at a future date so you have another opportunity to see the improvements. More 

Powell, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 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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13 helpful votes 13 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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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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