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Bunkhouse Inn

7249 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 37882
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Bunkhouse Inn
Ranked #8 of 10 hotels in Townsend
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, AL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a long weekend at the Bunkhouse Inn this past week. If you are high maintenance and need constant attention and Hilton-style amenities, this is not your place; however if you want a relaxation by the river in quaint, unique, and low-key accomodations, this is the place. It is literally on the river, so yes, you will have some insects... More

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Ethridge, Tennessee
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Well this is a great little place for the biker travel through, it is an older place but is fixed up really nice, all the rooms have themes, like the Critter Cove, Bear Cave, that sort, with each having there own little unique feature. We stayed in the Critter Cove on the end and each has a sliding glass that... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We booked this place because of the high ratings and the pretty looking pictures. It turned out to not quite meet our expectations. Firstly, the place was indeed quaint and rustic, the decorations were nice. However, many of the things were quite old. There was a slight musty smell, door knob (we stayed in the deer lodge) was somewhat broken,... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We chose Bunkhouse Inn due to it's prime location near great biking roads. My boyfriend was pleasantly surprised and plans to return with some of his friends on the next trip. I thought the place was adorable and unique. The room was very clean, but I do understand the complaints of musty smells, etc. There were several odor eliminator items... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This is one of the neatest places to stay, they book fast so plan ahead. They have 6 rooms(book early) you won't be disappointed. The inside of the rooms make you feel like you are in a cabin. Very clean and comfy and the river is right out your back door with a beautiful view. The restaurant in front is... More

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Omaha
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We had read good things about this inn (motel) before we left. However this was not a good stay. The room smelled damp and musty. We thought we could get rid of the smell by running the A/C but that did not help. Consequently I slept about 4 hours only to wake up to the same smell. We had booked... More

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Lyman, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We are a group of Harley-Davidson riders from Upstate SC. We have just returned from our 6th annual "4th of July Townsend Time" ride. We rent all 6 rooms at the Bunkhouse and would not have it any other way. We cook on the grill provided, have "Corn Hole" tournaments, float the river or just relax by the river. The... More

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Williamson, Georgia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Don't be scared off by the outside. It's old and only 6 rooms but the inside has been redone. We enjoyed 2 night with them. Three little pigs BBQ is right out front and that's where you check in. The owners don't offer a lot of info or even encourage you to eat there but..... guess that's their loss. If... More

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Sylva, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Funny how perceptions differ - we stayed here at the same time as the other June reviewer in the Feathered Friends room. Yes, there is a bit of a musty smell until you turn on the AC and/or open up the sliders - but it's on the river, so probably the issue they're complaining about, and perhaps people with allergies... More

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Chatsworth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

My Husband and I stayed two nights on June 14,15. We stayed in the Bear Den room. This room had a musty smell and I have mold allergies and could not breath the total time we were there. I had to sleep with the sliding glass door open. All other motels were booked. I have called the owners and left... More

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Address: 7249 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 37882
Location: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Bunkhouse Hotel Townsend

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