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Johnson's Inn

242 Bishop Lane, PO Box 392, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Ranked #40 of 87 Hotels in Gatlinburg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Princeton
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are currently staying in a condo (1003) It's a good location and to begin with we were pleased. However, once you start actually looking around the place you notice how dirty it really is. I swept the floor within the first minutes of being here. There are zero extras. If you run out of soap or toilet paper or... More 

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Canfield, Ohio, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pros: Clean Large room Huge jacuzzi tub Large bathroom with sink outside the bath and toilet area Large closet Fireplace Fridge and microwave One block from the main strip Cons: Outdated, although, neutral decor Low ceiling, common with older buildings Kinda dark in bedroom area Old style tv Very firm mattress, which may be a pro to some:) They could... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You just can't get a better location than Johnson's. It is close enough to walk to everything in town. That was the primary reason for our choosing this Inn for our recent weekend in Gatlinburg. We never had to try to look for a spot to park or pay for a lot or garage spot. The room was comfortable and... More 

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I reserved a queen room with a fireplace. Even paid extra for the fireplace. When we got into the room the fireplace did not work. I called the front desk to ask about it. She said all the fireplaces in the building were out. I told her I paid for the room with a fireplace. She didn't respond. After stating... More 

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Oneonta, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

I Booked this hotel for a cheer competition in December, which required paying one night up front, which was fine however our gym pulled out if the competition I called to cancel the room and 3 weeks before our arrival and was told there was a 10.00 service fee for canceling, I was not told this when I booked the... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed here in October and were very disappointed. We had heard that the Inn was undergoing some renovations and came recommended. To be perfectly honest, it was a step lower than a Hampton or Holiday Inn Express. The only redeeming feature was that it had a great location for the strip. The TV set in my camper is bigger... More 

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Paynesville, West Virginia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The room was neat, clean and had a nice smell. My two main objections to it were that is was rather small and since we were put in the "older" part of the Inn, the pictures online are not what we got.

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Springfield, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

A bit overpriced, although due to its location. The motel is a bit dated but it had convenient parking and the location was great. The room was clean and quiet. I was disappointed in how my stay began, as I arrived exhausted and the room key cards I was given didn't work. The maintenance man was extremely courteous and helpful... More 

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Alabama
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Quaint motel with excellent location to Gatlinburg strip. Walking distance to everything! We've been staying at this motel for 30+ years and it's always been nice and clean. Best hotel mattress I've ever slept on; we were told they just replaced the mattresses 2-3 months ago. My only recommendation for Johnson's would be to invest in new bathroom towels. They... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I've stayed at Johnson's Inn with my family almost every year of my life since the late '70s. This place used to be great but it has seriously gone down hill over the last 10 to 15 years. It has the best location you could possibly ask for but is SERIOUSLY in need of a total remodel. Everything here has... More 

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Address: 242 Bishop Lane, PO Box 392, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Johnson`s Hotel Gatlinburg
Johnsons Hotel Gatlinburg
Johnsons Motel Gatlinburg

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