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Sleepy Bear Motel

820 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Ranked #39 of 86 hotels in Gatlinburg
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I just spent 5 days at this motel. We absolutely loved it. I only had one issue and it was quickly resolved. The staff is very friendly and helpful !! The bathroom is small but I had no issue with that. Coffee in lobby was great ! Kids went swimming everyday !! Pool was very nice and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did not even stay after making reservations. Killed at least three bugs after being in the room for 1 hour! Felt fleas biting our legs in room. After telling attendant we were leaving... Her response was "we can't get rid of those things!" Don't waste your time. Find a room that will feel like vacation not a nightmare!

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El Dorado Springs, Missouri
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop for one night in Gatlinburg on our way to the Outer Banks. I reviewed available hotel/motels. I felt satisfied with what I read about Sleepy Bear. The main concern most reviewers relayed was simply that the motel was older and slightly outdated. Knowing we'd get there late afternoon and leave early the next morning, that didn't... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
4 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a very quaint, exceptionally clean retro motel. After staying at places where you have to walk down narrow hallways and park far away from your room, we felt like VIPs being able to park in front of our rooms. Despite a reservation for a second room made earlier that day, our request to be placed in side-by-side rooms... More

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Gadsden, Alabama
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

staff was very friendly and the room we stayed in was one of the cleanest I have every stayed in, a little out of the way if you are someone that likes to be near the main strip in Gatlinburg but you can catch the trolley to take you where you want to go, overall I would recommend this place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This motel is amazing......right from the check in felt like home.....The lady that checked us in, the fact they had keys not cards it was like I stepped back in time ....beds are comfortable and watching the Ducks off the balcony was so peaceful and caught the trolley right outside the motel didn't have to drive anywhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

If you smoke, make sure you get a smoking room or else you have to walk far far away or you could be charged $300 even if you smoke outside the room. Very clean room but lacking coffee pot and hairdryer. Overall, it was nice but unfortunately I'm a smoker and won't be coming back again. Thanks anyways.

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Chillicothe, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Stayed here for 3 days, New Year's 2014. No reservations, was a spur of the moment trip. Had already stayed at the Super 8 in Pegion forge for 3 days and dealt with numerous problems including bed bugs....but the sleepy bear motel was a welcome reprieve after having a nightmare stay at super 8. Staff was friendly, american and very... More

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Coldspring, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
29 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The motel is clean and quiet. It is located a distance from Gatlinburg but within driving distance--especially to arts and crafts areas. There is a stream in back for which we paid extra to view which is impossible in the cold. The view over the creek is hideous; so, extra $ should not be charged. The ducks can be heard,... More

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27 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Very friendly staff. Large, but a little outdated room. Our room had a balcony at the back overlooking a small river with many ducks. Rooms are very clean and well equiped. Breakfast not included and not available. They have a reasonable size pool at the front. For your helpfull vote : There is a pancake house across the street with... More

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Address: 820 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
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