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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
craigct1977 Greenville, South Carolina
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed with me family and the rooms smell awful with no hot water the staff was nice enough to move us from one room with mold and a bad smoke smell in non smoking room but I don't think I will be staying there anytime soon if ever again

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sidney James is a great hotel for the money you spend per night. We had a great nightly rate and it is very close (less than a mile walk) to the center of the Parkway. If you don't like to walk though, this hotel probably isn't for you because as you return to your hotel it is a bit... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although close to the main drag, this hotel is dated in structure and decor and is in desperate need of a major renovation. Very inexpensive and Staff was nice at check in but the rooms were subpar. Old bedding, weak plumbing, dated furniture, etc.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called our first night trying to get a roll away bed at 10:30 and spoke with Joe. He told us that he would try to find one. At 11:00 we had not heard back so we called again and was told they were still trying to find one. At 11:30 we had to call back again and was told by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved my stay here this weekend. Had an indoor pool and hot tub. Water was not heated nor was it cold. But comfortable enough to swim easily with it being 30 degrees outside. Room was clean. Service was helpful every was possible. It's not (for me in the cold) an easy walk to downtown, and booked it knowing I would... More 

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Jasper, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Sidney James on a weekend getaway. Can't say we were impressed but it's an ok hotel for one night. It was obvious the bathroom had not been cleaned thoroughly. The first clue was hardly any toilet paper on the roll and no more rolls to be found. We called the front desk to have toilet paper brought up... More 

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Cave City, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

they charge us 89 for ONLY one night and that is high and they let people come to the pool with beer in there hand with young kids in the pool and that is wrong and you could not park by your door the room was not clean

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Way out dated!! Furniture, Bed everything on the bed was ancient! Afraid to walk on carpet barefoot! Rusty heater in bathroom, mold growing on ceiling in bathroom, hole in drywall, mattress on bed has to be at least 10yrs old. Walls and furniture all beat to hell. Can't wait until morning so I can get out of here! No way... More 

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Clinton, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got the exoress deal off Priceline for November for two nights at 42 dollars a night with price line fees i paid 105 dollats for bith nights however needed two beds so was charged a extra 20 a night so nolonger a a great deal.the room was clean but very outdated pillows were flat bed was so so The breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff all very friendly. The rooms were clean and in good shape. Linens were clean. For future trips to Gatlinburg this will be the place we stay. Great family place!The location in which this hotel is situated is the perfect area. You are close to all the main attractions. You actually are within walking distance to everything.

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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*
Number of rooms: 136
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