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Carr's Northside Cottages & Motel

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421 Laurel Road West, P.O. Box 728, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Ranked #13 of 88 Hotels in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Loveland, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Carr's before and it has always been clean and kid friendly. The price is right but it is dated, maybe the 80s? We would stay there again because you can get 2 or 3 bedrooms for a very good price.

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Decatur, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a 4/5 star experience this is not it. Carr's is an older, but well maintained motel, close to the main strip in Gatlinburg. The prices are reasonable and there are various type of accommodations. Ask for a room or cabin next to the roaring creek. The sound will help you to relax and lull you... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a large family gathering at Carr's in December and was not disappointed in any of the accommodations we had. One of the best features of Carr's is the choice in the accommodation where you may stay...from large 3 bedroom apartments, cottages, log cabins, and motel style rooms. All were clean and well maintained. It is a perfect spot... More 

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College Station, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Carr's is diffinitly a geam in the smoke's that is a wonderful place to stay. We have been coming here for 25 years and we have always had a wonderful experience. The rooms are truly all you need for a great family time . We even had a outdoor grill by the river to cook burgers on and then we... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

This property is a hidden gem. It is hard to find since it is not listed for online booking. I had to call them to book for an apartment. Even in the peak time of Fall Color season they were able to provide me an apartment for the weekend within one week notice when everything else was booked months ahead.... More 

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Upstate, SC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Our family has enjoyed several visits to Carr's this year. It is off the main street in Gatlinburg, but close enough to walk to attractions and restaurants. The staff are friendly and helpful. Housekeeping is available, but non-invasive....you request it when you need it, otherwise you may trade in towels for clean ones at your convenience. It has a nice... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This hotel was great! The staff was friendly, I highly recommend getting a cottage with a full kitchen, we do a lot of our own cooking, the bathrooms are night and its close to the trolley stop so you don't have to drive. We love staying here and hope to return in the future. We stayed here in October 2013.

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132 reviews 132 reviews
28 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Stayed here 4 nights in one of their cabins and enjoyed it very much. Our cabin was clean and you can't beat the price. It's a mom and pop type of hotel, they placed firewood at our doorstep each morning and the staff was great. You have to take your towels to the office yourself and get fresh ones which... More 

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Very economical if you are willing to accept a 1 to 2 star accomodation. Exceptionally clean but very dated. Excellent location and setting, beds uncomfortable with very old bedding. We stayed in the hotel portion of the complex. Would only stay here again as a last resort. Cottages may be better.

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5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

we stay in a 3bedroom cottage, it was great the cottage was very clean and the beds were very comfortable, on the creekside with balcony , fireplace inside. it is very quite and a short walk to town. the staff was very nice and helpful, i will be back, that will be our place in gatlinburg.

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