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Rainbow Motel

390 E. Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012 via mobile

We stayed one night paid up front opens the door to room and bugs were everywhere this is the nasty place I ever seen we didn't Evan go in room and couldn't get our money back what a slum I pray for anyone who stays there

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TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2010

We stayed at the Rainbows Inn in Gatlinburg, TN. We loved it. Very nice just what we expected.

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Chattanooga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2009

In 2005 while staying here with the City of Chattanooga Pipe Band (i'm a member), I met my future wife. Although the rooms lacked "pizazz", they were very clean, comfortable and rather charming...in an old fashioned kind of way. They seemed like the old family owned motels I stayed in with my folks when i was a kid. Since this... More

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huntsville, al
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2007

The old owners of Rainbow Motel sold it and now own Rainbow Log Cabin Rentals. Unfortuneately, their hard work building up Rainbow Motel has been thrown away by the new owners. Do not stay here! But remember, the cabins are wonderful, could not be better quality and service there.

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Springfield, Ohio
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2007

My husband and I spent one night here before we headed to our cabin. With the price it cant be beat. I cant say i would want to stay here over the duration of a whole vacation, but its just a basic cheap, but clean room. we never seen any bugs like some one else had mentioned. and i didn't... More

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illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2006

the rooms where very clean and the price was just great 35.00 a night and the people at the front desk was very nice and gave us good advice where to go and where to go and eat at..I would stay there again..very good

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2006

Clean room for the budget traveler. Only 2 non-smoking rooms.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2006

At 35.00 a night you cant beat this motel. It was very clean and had a decent sized fridge in the room. My girlfriend and I went down to take a couple of day hikes in the smokies and to shop and see the strip at night. It was a great place for that. It is a 3 minute walk... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2006

We came in for christmas early, and stayed at the rainbow til we could get in our chalet. My children became deathly sick...and when we asked, if we check out at 3pm, instead of the normal noon...the answer..and unsympathetic..NO. The hotel was old, dirty, and the staff...was had no idea of southern hospitality. Never again!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2005

We spent two nights at the Rainbow Motel. It's a LONG walk to the strip. If you stay here, be prepared to either drive or bring comfy shoes. The motel itself looks depressing as soon as you pull into the lot. We had connecting rooms and both were in equally bad shape. The rooms have a funky smell, the sheets... More

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Additional Information about Rainbow Motel

Address: 390 E. Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Hotel Style:
#71 Business Hotel in Gatlinburg
#71 Top resorts Hotel in Gatlinburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rainbow Motel Gatlinburg
Rainbow Hotel Gatlinburg

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