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Sidney James Mountain Lodge

610 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lebanon, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So I stayed at the Sydney James from July 20th - 24th with my boyfriend and 9 year old son. I had booked a room for an extremly low price through a Hotwire deal. After reading all the reviews I was so sure that this place was going to be a s**t hole and be miserable the entire trip. Fortunately... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the Sidney James Mountain Lodge. We had a club level room and it was older but clean and that's what matters to us when we travel. So if you are looking for a perfect hotel you should keep on looking but if you are looking for clean and friendly folks them this is your place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to stay. The service is always great. We have stayed with them the last two times we have visited Gatlinburg. This last time we took our children and they really enjoyed the pools. Will continue to stay each time we visit.

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troy, oh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a creekside room. It was a beautiful view. Only wish there was a screen on the patio door so we could listen to the water (without inviting all the bugs in too) since our weather was mild in the evenings. Room is dated, but was not dirty. I would say the carpet could be replaced at this... More 

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we first arrived the ladies in the office were great! Overall everyone in the office were very friendly and helpful, the only exception was one older lady. We were in 208, king room with jacuzzi with the creek side balcony and loved it!! Yes the rooms are older, but ours was very clean!! The only problems were some sketchy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Real nice place to stay not far from down town. Arrived early and the gave use a room early and told use if we need anything just to call down to the office and they would get it staff is real friendly and professional

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Frisco, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the "motor lodge" across the street from the portion that houses the office. This has to be the worst motel room I have ever stayed in. It smelled, the carpet was so dirty I was afraid to walk on it and the A/C barely worked. The only positive is that I didn't see any bed bugs. There... More 

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mount airy, nc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this room for a retreat and I have to say staying here was okay, but I wouldn't stay here again. The rooms are old and need some work, and their water in the shower, or to flush the toilet is lacking. Wifi is horrible. Never could log on with it on computers or phones. When we walked in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start by saying the staff was extremely friendly. Unfortunately the room was much to be desired. Our door was hard to lock, ants got into our food, there was no microwave and neither ice machine would work. The layout of the building was all over the place and the parking was terrible.

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Buffalo Valley, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best places I've ever stayed. I was very impressed with every part of my stay. The room was very clean, the staff was wonderful, the pool area was clean and beautiful. I stayed 3 days and was blown away by everything.

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