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River Edge Motor Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   655 River Rd., Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Ranked #38 of 86 hotels in Gatlinburg
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Mary B Vinton
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Vinton
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Two years ago I brought my son and his friend here for his graduation present. The rates were very reasonable and this hotel exceeded my expectations. The rooms were spacious, clean and had all needed amenities. The staff was outstanding. It's a short walk from the main strip - huge plus. We are planning another trip to Gatlinburg this summer,... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rivers Edge is the only place I will stay when I visit Gatlinburg every year. Why? The staff are kind and accommodating, the rooms are always kept immaculate and Mary the manager is a pleasure to talk with when reserving your rooms. Hands down the best place to stay!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located on River Rd it's within walking distance of all the attractions and shopping in Gatlinburg. The room was clean apron arrival. Stayed for 3 nights and every day returned to a clean room with fresh towels. Enjoyed the stay very much. Only problem occurred when we first check the room, one lamp was missing a light bulb. One call... More

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aba665, Manager at River Edge Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at River Edge Motor Lodge. Thank you for such a great review. We look forward to your next stay with us. You can check out new e-concierge page on our website for valuable information. Stay up to date on upcoming events or things new to the area. More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend had a quick getaway and choose this hotel for our trip to Gatlinburg. I was aware that the hotel was dated, as most are in dowtown. We got the honeymoon suite and the ' jacuzzi tub' didn't work the first night, they did get it up and going for us the following night though. Will probably... More

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aba665, Manager at River Edge Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at River Edge Motor Lodge and also for the time to write a review. We just wanted to let you know that we are in the process of some updates. Please give us another opportunity to make you happy. Just let us know that you are a repeat customer when you call in with... More

Tempe, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Mom and I came here for a mother/daughter getaway. She was nervous because the hotel was so cheap. But we were so happy. It is a privately owned hotel, which we like to support locally owned businesses. It was not directly on the main strip, but a close walk. So we didn't hear the loud cars up and down the... More

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aba665, Manager at River Edge Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for River Edge Motor Lodge. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We understand the sentimental values to you and hope to help you build more special memories. We are doing some improvements, so give us a call and lets start planning your next getaway! More

Oliver Springs, Tennessee
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed here for 2 days in the a king room that had a heart shaped jacuzzi and fireplace. Great deal and this was located very close to shops and restraunts. The bed slept very comfertable and The front desk staff was very friendly and welcoming. The contiental breakfast was included in the price each day. They had doughnuts, bagels,... More

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aba665, Manager at River Edge Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at River Edge Motor Lodge. Thank you for such a great review. We look forward to your next stay with us. You can check out new e-concierge page on our website for valuable information. Stay up to date on upcoming events or things new to the area. More

Mcdonough
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The staff at the front desk at River Edge Motor Lodge were very nice. The 2 people we met while there made us feel very comfortable. The area was in great walking distance to everything. The only thing that could have been better was the pool should have been covered since not in use and the breakfast should have included... More

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aba665, Manager at River Edge Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at River Edge Motor Lodge and also for the time to write a review. We just wanted to let you know that we are in the process of some updates. Please give us another opportunity to make you happy. Just let us know that you are a repeat customer when you call in with... More

Livingston, Tennessee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We stay here everytime we come to Gatlinburg which is about twice a month we love the access to the river edge, just a walk up the sidewalk to everything. The hotel clerks are very helpful thank you to Mary, Jessica & Stephen!!!! Yes, it is contentinal breakfast which is free, you can't please everyone just try it for your... More

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aba665, Manager at River Edge Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at River Edge Motor Lodge. Thank you for such a great review. We look forward to your next stay with us. You can check out new e-concierge page on our website for valuable information. Stay up to date on upcoming events or things new to the area. More

Illinois, USA
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154 reviews 154 reviews
60 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This motel is ideally located by the river and a short walk from restaurants and attractions. As others have mentioned, it is quite outdated and dark. I would definitely concur that is't not the cleanest of places. I was pretty disgusted with the grime on the light switch covers and dust throughout. It could definitely use some better upkeep (replacing... More

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aba665, Manager at River Edge Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at River Edge Motor Lodge and also for the time to write a review. We just wanted to let you know that we are in the process of some updates. Please give us another opportunity to make you happy. Just let us know that you are a repeat customer when you call in with... More

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Additional Information about River Edge Motor Lodge

Also Known As:
River Edge Motor Hotel Gatlinburg
River Edge Motor Hotel
River Edge Hotel
River Edge Gatlinburg
Address: 655 River Rd., Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 86 hotels in Gatlinburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — River Edge Motor Lodge 2*
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