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Sidney James Mountain Lodge

610 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Ranked #57 of 87 Hotels in Gatlinburg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Edswife33 Humble, Texas
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Humble, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a good time while there. Only complaints were that the bed was old and very lumpy. Not good for someone who has been walking all day and then wakes up with back pain from the bed. We stayed on the creek side. It would have been nice to sleep with the patio door open with out worrying that... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

14 friends and I spent 24-31 May (some arriving later than 24 May) at the Sidney James for our annual get together for Mountain Hounds. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Shannon, our room's caretaker, gave exceptional service. The motel is basic and clean, the price is right, and they welcome our greyhounds for this annual event created by... More 

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Poplarville, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not a 5 star hotel but it's clean and comfortable. The only complaints I have is that the pillows were flat and the wifi wasn't that great but those are very minor. Everything else was wonderful and we'll definitely be back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When booking a room ask for creek side. Creek side rooms are by the pools. Otherwise you may up spending your time across the street at the other part of their hotel with the smaller pool. It is a older hotel but the pools are nice and your within walking distance of town. Staff was very nice.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled 4+ hours with 2 small children and arrived at what we hoped would be a beacon of light in Gatlinburg. We didn't get in until around 3 in the morning so we checked in with the night staff. First, he attempted to charge my card $6600. A typo, but still. Obviously this declined and he voided the sale,... More 

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Brownstown, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

“Very best place place I stayed in Gatlinburg and Pigeon forge you need to stay there The staff was very nice and the cafe was good place to eat prices were cheep it was clean and very well taken care of for being an old hotel the internet needs inprovement real bad . I GIVE THIS HOTEL 10 ITS ONE... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean. Outdated, but did the trick as just a place to sleep. Nice running creek behind it. I booked a night here through Trivago.com. Got it for 50/night. They informed me that just because you book thru them doesnt for sure mean they have rooms available, by the way. They upgraded us to a King since they were out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Classic Gatlinburg hotel. Just down the hill from main drag. Nice indoor and outdoor pool even has a cave. Friendly staff. Older hotel, but kept up well. Get a room creek side for a nice view! Beautiful views and great location at a good price is what we were looking for and this was it. Kids loved it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up staying here for five nights. The room itself was outdated and old. It had a weird smell that I had to air out each night upon returning by opening the balcony door. The beds however were very comfortable and the kids loved having the indoor swimming pool. We were creek side and had a great view. Balcony... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hmm...where to start? Rollaway bed was extra $10 a night. Was not told this at time of booking. Telephone in room did not work. Maintenance checked it out first night four days later it was still not fixed. While in restroom the large light fixture fell down. There were no screws holding it up. When the were told they just... More 

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