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Hippensteal's Mountain View Inn

Grassy Branch Road, PO Box 707, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Hippensteal's Mountain View Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Inn typically requires a two night stay, but as we were passing through, I asked about a single night and they accommodated us. Very nice people, very good breakfast. There is also some really nice art all around the place painted by the owner Vern Hippensteal, and some others. The drive in can be steep in some spots, but... More 

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Paris, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My husband and I stay at Hippensteal's every time we get to Gatlinburg. Luxurious rooms all have mountain views, grand porches with rocking chairs, scrumptious breakfast served to us each morning and a wonderful dessert each evening. The owners and staff are so friendly and professional. Top notch operation. Can hardly wait to get back for another visit!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

If you want a place to feel at home with warm hospitality this is a awesome place. The view is breathtaking! I love sitting on the porch and looking at the clouds roll across the mountains the are all around you. Vern and Lisa the innkeepers are a joy to be around, along with all the staff who are so... More 

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Grand Haven
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Absolutely one of the most beautiful locations in the smoky mountains only matched by the warm hospitality and amazing breakfasts! You know you are headed someplace special as the long and winding road takes you up the mountain with welcoming signs helping direct you to the Inn. The huge front porch and balconies overlook an incredible view of Mount Laconte... More 

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We come in the spring and in the fall. We love the view, the rooms, the porches overlooking the mountains, the delicious breakfasts, but most of all the friendly staff. Of course, Vern and Lisa, the owners are the best. You always feel right at home here. The kitchen is open to all with yummy cookies and desserts and the... More 

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Minneapolis
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97 reviews 97 reviews
22 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This B & B is far off the beaten path up a winding mountain road (drive slowly) and sits on top of a substantial mountain overlooking the Smokies. Vern Hippensteal displays his beautiful artwork throughout the property and also serves the breakfast (he is an extremely friendly guy). The other reviews capture how wonderful this Inn is. The mountain views... More 

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Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Hippensteal was recommended by my in-laws who frequent there 2-3 times a year. This was my husband and I's first Bed and Breakfast experience. The views from the Inn were spectacular! We are avid hikers, so were pleased being close to trails. We did McLeconte, which was a 11 miles hike total. It was a foggy day, but the accomplishment... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We came to the Inn with another couple...expecting to rest, relax, and enjoy the beauty of the mountains. And...indeed we did! This location far exceeded our expectations. The décor of each room as well as the public areas are exquisite. The breakfast and evening desserts were prepared with great detail and attention to the very best from the expert chefs.... More 

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Recently returned from a trip to Gatlinburg with family. We stayed at this B&B 20 years ago and loved it; decided that this time (tried 2x prior to get in and was always booked) we would book early enough and let our family members enjoy this "little bit of heaven!" They were pleasantly surprised by this hidden paradise. Our 2... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This has the feel of a mansion house with the elegance and attention of a 5 star hotel. The rooms were beautiful (ours had a jaccuzi bath tub), the beds were extremely comfortable, and the innkeeper served us breakfast (which was an eggs benedict with homemade muffins) and there were delicious desserts to choose from in the evenings. The stars... More 

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