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Riverhouse Motor Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
610 River Rd., Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Riverhouse Motor Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't say enough wonderful things about this place! The rooms are clean and quiet....it's so relaxing to hear the water rushing down the creek at night...perfect walking distance to everything on the strip...and homemade donuts in the morning! Perfect touch to a perfect place!

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our 4th visit to this property in Gatlinburg. It's been a good 15 years since we've been here and one never knows how time treats a place, but the Riverhouse Motor Lodge remains a great deal right in the middle of all the action. Because of its quiet location on River Road, a curtain of trees and a... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very careful choosing this place as our stay for a long weekend in Gatlinburg, and I chose it by reading others reviews on TripAdvisor. I was stuck between choosing Riverhouse Motor Lodge and Bearskin Lodge on the River. I chose Riverhouse due to the fact that I have read other reviews of people who have stayed at Bearskin,... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel definitely shows its age, regardless of what little bit has been renovated. The rooms are spacious but VERY dark inside, even with all the lights turned on and drapes open. The decor is from the 70s, and I believe the armchairs are, too. ;) The balconies are large and private, and housekeeping did an adequate job of keeping... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful 2 night stay in a deluxe room with jacuzzi and fireplace. Our room 52 looked to have been renovated not to long ago, was very clean and everything I expected. We look forward to staying here again. Thank you Riverhouse staff.

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Portland, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the past we always rented a cabin for our anniversary and traveled up and down the mountain to go anywhere, thus more driving time. Not relaxing for the driver! This year we decided to stay close to the Gatlinburg parkway and either walk or ride the trolley. We enjoyed it so much more. The motel had a fireplace and... More 

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Our family was traveling with another family to Gatlinburg for Spring Break, and despite our friends' recommendation we were hesitant about staying at a 'no-name' property...a 'motor lodge'. The cliche about 'judging a book by its cover' is definitely applicable...what a wonderful surprise we found at Riverhouse Motor Lodge. The room was clean, the bathroom was clean and comfortable, and... More 

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Elliott, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband and I just spent a long weekend getaway at this hotel and it was wonderful. It was a bit cold when we were there but we had a jacuzzi and fireplace in our room so that was sooo nice. After spending the days walking, it was great to be able to relax in our room sitting out on... More 

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Knoxville, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My wife and I recently spent a weekend here. The gentleman at check in was very friendly and helpful. We had a problem with the television when we first arrived, but the problem was quickly resolved by the staff. Great location right on the river. Enjoyed setting on the balcony in the morning and enjoying the doughnuts and coffee. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This hotel is awesome! Me and my bf took a weekend getaway and I was fortunate to find out they still had rooms available. It is really quaint, and doesn't have the cookie cutter feel that most hotels do. Very spacious rooms, they all have a balconies overlooking the river. Really close to the Ole Smokey moonshine and ski lift.... More 

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