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River Edge Motor Lodge

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655 River Rd., Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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  • 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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Canton, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

wow this is a very nice place to stay, great price ,great staff, very quite,great rooms, we will be going back to river edge on our next trip,its close to everything in gatlingburg so you can walk to wherever you want to go

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is 1 1/2 star hotel that is in fairly good location and fairly priced. Don't have high expectations and you'll go away happy. Town itself is nice enough. There is 3/4 mile strip that you can walk down. Lot of "cheesy" expensive attractions like the Ripley's Believe It or Not museum, Old Tyme Photo places, chain restaurants, & "Moon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in Gatlinburg on our way to New England. I read the reviews and knew that River Edge was older, and somewhat out of shape. It was older and out of shape, but clean with good beds and cold air. They said that they were working on updating, but I don't think they were working too hard at it. Maybe... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We was able to get this motel for a last minute trip down in the smokies. We were very happy with the stay. The staff was extremely nice and helpful, and the beds were very comfy. We was close to the main strip, jus a small walk away. Parking was plenty and the pools were great on a hot day.... More 

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Gold Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay. The staff was wonderful. They communicated very well with me when I emailed to ask about the parking before we went. Very nice greeting, and a gift bag upon arrival. The room was clean, and the beds were VERY comfortable. The hotel is far enough from the main drag, that you can relax and unwind... More 

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Jackson Township, Ohio, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PROS: Room was very clean and bed was comfortable! Nice flat screen tv with good cable, pool was clean, quiet area and private balcony was nice. A/C worked well. Housekeeping brought extra towels each day without even asking. Was close to everything and within walking distance of many places! Reasonably priced. CONS: The wifi was terrible and it barely worked... More 

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Muncie, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here over the July 4th holiday and was pleasantly surprised by this place. We are seasoned Smoky Mountain visitors but have never stayed on River Rd before. While this Motor Lodge is showing some age, we enjoyed our stay. Pros: The beds were very comfortable. My wife never sleeps well when we travel because of the beds but she... More 

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Sarasota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location and easy walk around town. This is an old hotel and it is dated. The value is exceptional. The beds and linens were nice quality and very comfortable. The breakfast is not what you typically see at "breakfast included" hotels and we opted to go out. We did not use the pool.... Just no time. Our two queen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are really large with a balcony overlooking the pool. Interior a bit dated but everything worked fine. Comfy beds. The place seems and feels well kept. Just a short walk to downtown. Staff at reception nice and friendly. Continental breakfast as expected. Good value for the money I payed. Would stay again.

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

Thank you for your comments. We strive to keep our hotel up we do realize we are little dated we are working on upgrading as time allows. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time staying in town week of June 21. Great rates, great beds, clean rooms, two separate sinks, friendly, helpful staff, free parking, within walking distance of town,and close to park entrance. Overall, nice stay at an older hotel. Would certainly stay again and would recommend this hotel. Extra kudos to staff member, Mary, for fixing a problem created by... More 

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

Thank you for your kind comments and that we were able to fix your problem with your reservation. We are sure Mary will be pleased she was able to help you out. We hope to see you soon. More 

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