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Sidney James Mountain Lodge

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   610 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We reserved our room online-perhaps the hotel saves the really gross rooms for the guests paying a discounted rate? 1) The hotel looks like it's partially under construction-I didn't hear any noise but it looked terrible upon first impression. 2) The door barely opened, you had to shove it really hard-same to close obviously-there was a gap in the door-great... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was "extremely rude" to my wife. She has a disability and is unable to stand for very long. The reservation was booked online and upon arrival my wife was told she would have to wait for service. That should've been the first clue since there were no other customers at the desk. Then the next clue was that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is old and a little outdate.. the staff is really nice and will go out of there way to help you. The indoor pool is really cold but having 3 pools makes it easier to find a place to swim..I stayed in court side across the street and had 2 double beds it was a nice room cleaned... More

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Price and breakfast food Cons: I stayed here for a few days. With the low nightly rates, was thinking it would be fine. The lobby smelled like formaldehyde when I walked in. The room itself was ok with no signs of bugs at least but it smelled worse than the lobby. It was fairly late when I checked in... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is extremely outdated and dirty. We booked through booking.com for a quick weekend get away, so we weren't expecting the best room in the house, but yikes! Dirty rooms, dirty bedding, dirty floors and dirty bathroom, not to mention the moldy smell in the room. The Wi-fi never worked the entire stay and upon complaining to the desk... More

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Frostburg, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the court side rooms (across the street from the main building) for two nights. The rooms are a bit outdated and could use some serious cleaning. We used the outside pool on the court side and found it to be nice. We tried i\the indoor pool, but found it to be too cold for our liking. There... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very pleasing for the price. The rooms are quite spacious, and have balconies looking over the creek. We had the windows cracked at night to hear it, very calming and nice to sleep to. It's not on the main strip, so you don't hear all the commotion, but it is within walking distance, and there is a... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

DO NOT STAY HERE!!! The room was filthy, the beds are hard and I'm not sure if the sheets had even been washed. I felt dirtier staying in our "suite" than I've ever felt in a hotel. The staff is rude and gave us stares the whole time. It was loud with a bunch of teenagers running from pool to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on a Friday in the pouring rain. The woman checking us in acted like she had no idea what she was doing. She showed us where our room was on a map and told us to take a right out of the check in spot and park in the back lot. Needless to say it was a left.... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

loved the river out back. the room we got was DIRTY, bugs all over the room and continue lying there the complete stay. chairs on balcony was old, broke as I set in it. washer/dryers took money, never coyld get them to work. coach was nasty in room, it stunk. i left notes requesting extra shampoo and decaff coffee. .... More

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Address: 610 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sidney James Mountain Lodge 2.5*
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