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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 86 Hotels in Gatlinburg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are multiple buildings on the property. We stayed in cabin 8 which allowed us to park at the door and yet have a balcony over the creek. It was outdated but in good repair. The bed was lumpy but I actually slept well. Staff was nice but a little standoffish. Pool area was clean. If I were to return... More 

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Otsego, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Second time staying. Love the setting on the mountainside. When it rained the Windows leaked both times, but we still enjoyed our stay regardless of the maintenance that needed to be done. Close to downtown, but secluded away from the busyness. I would recommend if you aren't looking for top notch amentities.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to the smokies a lot and stay at a variety of hotels and cottages. Carr's is definitely outdated and in need of remodeling. Room had an odor of old smoker's house. Beds were solid and will give you a backache. Pillows were worn and in need of replacing. If you come here be sure to bring shampoo. I... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most relaxing places we have stayed in Gatlinburg. The place has some age on it, but the rooms were very clean, the staff were very nice and welcome you with a smile . The pool is good size. Right outside the rooms along the creek. They have what looks like a camping area in the woods, complete... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed a week at Carr's Northside Cottages with all of my husband's family. The cabins we're definitely dated. Our room had one flat panel TV but my husband's parents had an old tube TV and a vcr player. The carpet had waves in it and the beds weren't exactly what you'd expect in a hotel. That aside the... More 

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Bedford, Kentucky, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Carr's last year and it was great. This year we didn't make reservations, but were lucky enough to get a room next to the creek! Our door opened up and there was the creek, trees, picnic tables and grills. The people that run it are so nice. They have a pool, wading pool and playground for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a road trip. It was recommended to us by someone along the way in Chattanooga. Cabins are clean, well equipped and beautiful setting. We'll priced. Will definitely stay again. Short drive to downtown Gatlinburg.

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Upstate, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for spring break with the kids and family. Just love the peaceful no-frills getaway of Carr's. We stayed by the river this visit and it was warm enough to leave the doors open and listen to the river running past us! We also used the fire pit for s'mores and the grill for hot dogs. Kids played basketball and... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at Carrs for over 20 years. It is the only place we stay when we visit Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN. The atmosphere is so friendly and family oriented. It is quiet and relaxing. The beds are very comfortable...that is so important for a wonderful nights sleep. Once you stay......you will never stay any place else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very private chalet, very close to everything, loved it will stay again, priced very reasonably. Didn't expect anything this great for the price, was very surprised. Definitely worth the trip, only wish we hadn't planned so much other stuff and had stayed to enjoy the chalet more.

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