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Sidney James Mountain Lodge

610 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Sidney James Mountain Lodge
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Ranked #56 of 88 Hotels in Gatlinburg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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139 reviews 139 reviews
11 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't believe the photos they show you online. The rooms were decorated in the 1980s and haven't changed. The bathrooms are so small barely one person can fit in them. We stayed in the king sized bedroom overlooking the creek and there were more negatives than positives. Positives: within walking distance of town VERY inexpensive compared to others in the... More 

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Amelia, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We liked the James Sidney Mountain Lodge. The creek outside our room was very relaxing and we left the door open all times while in room. At night there was some loudness from an upstairs room,but it was Saturday night..so oh well. Would stay there again. The walk down to town..was alittle much for us ,because of health. We drove... More 

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Nash
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From April 16th to April 18th my family stayed at the Sidney James Mountain Lodge in Gatlinburg Tn. We decided upon the Sidney James due to its location and price choosing to stay in a creek view room. The facility shows obvious signs of not only wear, but neglect. The exterior of the facility has problems, it has loose tiles... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room smelled horrible and I called the front desk and was informed that the room had just been remodeled but the carpet was dirty??? I did like the pool! Location was good. Im not super picky...but the smell screamed dirty. The bubbling brook outside the room was soooo relaxing, I would've loved to leave the door open all night... More 

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Paris, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You really can't be the accommodations this hotel offers for the price. Our room was very spacious and clean. The kids had a blast in the indoor pool. Walking distance to the Gatlinburg strip and a short drive to the National Park. A word of caution though, we got a creek side room. The back of the hotel faces a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I, with a 7yr old and 6yr old stayed there 4/9-4/12/2015. The lodge is outdated but so are a lot of the other ones we saw. As several previous commentaries mentioned, this is not a luxurious suite but an economical one. We had a room with double beds at creekside, worth the extra $10/night. The sound of... More 

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east bernstadt ky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newly remodeled room great night's sleep and one of gatlinburg classic remodeled motels perfect location for all gatlinburg attractions and just a great place to stay with the family or by yourself you can tell the detail is the fact that is still one of the few Gatlinburg motels that is owned privately

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel room was awful! This room has rusty nails sticking out of the ceiling, a shower that would change from hot to cold back to hot in a 5 second period, the fridge was in a makeshift cover thing and the fridge was on high and it wasn't even working! In the shower there was water damage on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for luxurious, fantastic accommodations, steer clear. The rooms are a bit below standard. Our sheets had a hint of cigarette on them. Our room only got cleaned once in 4 nights. Bathroom was very small. However, I'm not sure I expected much more for $57 per night during spring break. And, it's about a 3 minutes walk... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sheets were not changed from previous guests and it took 3 calls to get clean sheets. Mold and ants everywhere. They supposedly sprayed but I had to go out and get my own bug spray that worked and air freshners. There were drunks in the indoor pool area with open containers. When I complained was told nothing they could do.

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