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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 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Baxter, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

DIRTY! SMELLED REALLY BAD! LOOKED NOTHING LIKE THE PICTURES! light switches, under the sinks, corners, base boards dirty dirty. plumbing under the sink in bathroom had dirt so thick it was gross! Bathtub was dirty and didn't drain. I wouldn't take a shower. Sheets and comforter stunk. The pillows smelled like the last person who had slept there's perfume! Door... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the River Edge for just one night following the Norton Trade Show in early June. The staff was very nice and check-in was a breeze. The pool area is immaculate and inviting. Updates are needed in all exterior portions of the hotel. Some painting was being done in the hallways, but there was a broken glass panel... More

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Moscow, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not recommend this place to my worse enemy! We had two rooms. I was told wrong info about check in time, we were told that certain things were right next door to the hotel, but it was located on the back road. So you either had to take a good little walk or take the trolley that cost.... More

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Houston, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good luck getting your deposit back from these people should you have to cancel your reservation. You'll get the run-a-round...!!! The employees are NOT very helpful, especially MARY. Stay somewhere else.

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Champaign, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked this place. We've traveled to Gatlinburg 5 times in recent history and I would stay at this hotel again. PROS: It's on the River Road, so it's close to everything, but not too close. The rooms are BIG. It has a pool and 1 foot deep kiddie pool. I couldn't hear my neighbors. All staff was very friendly.... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to Gatlinburg for one evening just to get away with my gf and newborn baby. After reading reviews on this place, I at least wanted to give them a try because we were on a (baby) budget. The ladies at the front counter were just wonderful. We got a king bed with fireplace. You can tell this is one... More

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Ringgold, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Near all eating establishments and some attractions. Short walk uphill to "strip". Nice river view across the street but not from your room. On the trolley line (suggest you use it). Clean, homey very friendly staff. Nice breakfast area with cereal and donuts. Beds slept great! Older but very clean motel. The only down side was the pool did not... More

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Salem, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Front desk staff was very friendly. We experienced no problems! The pool was nice and clean. The room was also very spacious and clean. They r not lying when they say their beds are the most comfortable in town, it was the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in !! We will stay here again!

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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed June 26-29...Would stay here again. Very clean hotel. Nice comfortable rooms and a very comfortable bed and pillows. Pool was very clean. Breakfast was cereal and donuts. Great location to all the strip activities.

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Winston-Salem, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights June 23-25 and we had two rooms..... When we checked in there was a mix up and our rooms were on separate floors and the lady at the desk quickly notice it and fixed the problem so we had rooms next to each other.... She was very friendly and outgoing .... They put us right next... More

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Address: 655 River Rd., Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — River Edge Motor Lodge 2*
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