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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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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing little place! The staff were extremely polite and personable. The outdoor pool was clean and welcoming. The room was comfortable and very clean. There is a beautiful river running parallel to the hotel which is nice to hear and see while outside on the balconies. Also, there is a little family of ducks that stay right there... More 

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Braselton, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1st - The wife and I are Very Frequent visitors to Gatlinburg. We've stayed allover the area. The Riverhouse is simply the best hotel of the lot. The room is quaint and has character without being old

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London, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another late, late review. We wanted to stay as close to the Smokey mountains and couldn't decide at first between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. I'm glad I went with Gatlinburg. Sorry Pigeon Forge. After narrowing it down to Gatlinburg, the next stage was where to stay. After reading TA reviews it came down to a handful. I rang River Lodge... More 

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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came here with my husband to stay for the night. The gentleman working on our arrival was very nice. The check in process took hardly no time. Our room was on the 1st floor with a balcony that was riverside. The décor in the room and overall look of the whole place is 70's style. But I loved it!... More 

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Senatobia, Mississippi
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Just returned from spring break getaway and we loved staying at the River House Motor Lodge Room was wonderful and right on the water. Carpet was new beds were comfortable and breakfast each morning with fresh cooked doughnuts and coffee brought to your room was such a nice touch. We look forward to our next visit.

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We love staying at the Riverhouse. It is not the newest place nor is it the most fancy in Gatlinburg. But, its our favorite. The rooms are homey and comfortable. They all have fireplaces and you can request a wood burning one or one with gas logs. We love the wood burning but my allergies dictate gas logs :(. The... More 

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