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Bales Town and Country Motel

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221 Bishop Lane, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Bales Town and Country Motel
Ranked #42 of 87 Hotels in Gatlinburg
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Covington, Louisiana
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Checked in on 5/24/14 went to the room and then checked out. The ceiling was leaking water on the luggage that we brought in. The A/C barely worked and had a plastic pan under it because it obviously leaked too. Old dirty carpet, hard old beds, this place needs to be completely redone. Was charged for one night because they... More

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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Bill and Ms. Nicole are wonderful. They treet you like family. The rooms are a little outdated but when in Gatlinburg who stays in their room. the pool is a great bonus especially for the price.. We make it a point to come back every year just as we have for the last 10 years!

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Lady Lake, Florida
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

My family has been staying withe the Bale's for 25 years. The motel is located downtown and within walking distance to all attractions and restaurants. The owner, William Bales, is a descendant of the original families in the Smoky Mountains. If you go to the Roaring Fork Motor Trail you will find the Ephraim Bales cabin. He is a direct... More

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Laurens, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Quiet, clean rooms. Very nice staff and owners. Location of this motel is very good. We always walk downtown to the Villiage and to all the shops and eaterys. Close to trolley stations. We have been coming to Gatlinburg for 10 years or more and ALWAYS stay with bales motel. Its our home away from home. Not fancy or brand... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We had a ground floor room with a kitchenette . The room was very clean, and the kitchenette had every thing we needed. The bed slept great, and the parking was good. Mr. Bales and the staff there were very friendly. This is where we'll stay everytime we return to Gatlinburg.

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Rossville, Georgia
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

A simple inexpensive and clean place to stay. The rooms are always clean and the owners and staff are very nice. Very country and simple. A Great place to stay on the weekends, Close to the main strip.

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Bluff City, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This was the nastiest, motel I have ever been in. The shower in the room we were supposed to stay in was leaking into the office. The air conditioner was not working correctly. There were roaches in the room. There was something that looked like rat crap in the bed between the sheets. Will not ever stay there. Not a... More

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1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The photos I viewed on here before we staied did not do this place any justice, so I uploaded some to update the photos a bit. Anyway, we will definitely be returning back to this hotel next time we come to gatlenburg. It was family owned and very friendly people. My husband is active duty military and they gave us... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012 via mobile

Very nice and family owned. Always clean and fresh rooms! Great walking distance from all Gatlinburg shops , and attractions . Owners are very friendly and helpful, and always has a cup of fresh coffee in the mornings for you.

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at Bales and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The motel is older, and there is nothing fancy about it at all, but if you are looking for a clean place to stay at a great value, this is the place to stay in Gatlinburg. It is very close to the Aquarium and within walking distance to almost everything. Mr.... More

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Additional Information about Bales Town and Country Motel

Address: 221 Bishop Lane, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Bales Town And Country Hotel Gatlinburg

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