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Butterfly Gap Retreat
3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   4366 Butterfly Gap Rd, Maryville, TN 37803   |  
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Ranked #3 of 5 Maryville B&B and Inns
Greenhills, Ohio, United States
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“you will not regret staying here!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

this was our second time staying at butterfly gap, and won't be the last.First time (10/12) we did the tourist thing. Went to cades cove riding bikes( thought it was when they had trail closed to traffic for awhile, but its only in summer) gatlinburg, smokies, maryville bike trail( got sidetracked wasn't fun ) packed, and planned to much in for two days.
totally surprised when we first pulled into property and saw how beautiful it was! took a bottle of wine and watched the sunset from the overlook.clear night all the stars and could see airplanes going to tyson/mcghee airport. we slept in the most comfortable and fabulous bed ever.can't say enough about breakfast. we stayed in cottage 320 which has a screened in porch, deck off the master bedroom, and washer/dryer
this time we did it right. stayed on the property most of the time. hiked the trails saw the baby lambs, just spent a lot of great time together as we celebrated our 17th anniversary.we did go to maryville for lunch and dinner vienna coffee house is fabulous!! one lunch i went to "the market" in maryville, to get carryout salads for us, and ate on the front patio area. we stayed in cottage 142. we didn't go to overlook as we were able to watch sunsetting from our back patio area( we could have seen it from the bed as it is a wall of windows facing out.)
you are not a guest here . you are treated as if you are old friends. what i really like is the journal. seeing who else stayed there, what they did, where they were from, and the reason for being there.there are many repeat visitors, and we are part of that group. can't wait to go back again
another highlight for us is visiting clinton tn and their antique shops. there are about 20 in their historic district. clinton is about 10 miles north of knoxville off I-75

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We stayed in home 142..Wow! It was like coming home! We brought our own food. We ate, we slept, we watched TV, we ate, we slept. It was a beautiful long weekend. The breakfasts were wonderful! I can't say enough about the great hospitality from Becky and Laura. This place is #1 on our list and will be a must-visit for years to come!

Room Tip: Home 142 is very modern, spacious and has heated floors! All glass, but very very private. It's...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nashville,Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

This is a must stay retreat! Butterfly Gap offers 6 unique state of the art cottages. It's like a bed and breakfast, except its more private because you have your own cottage. Breakfast is delivered to your cottage. It is fabulous & ample (no lunch required)! You can truly rest and get away from the rat race. No one bugs you here, unless you need something.
Our first stay was for our anniversary and the second was strictly to getaway and rest.
You can enjoy private hiking trails, modern walk in showers, jetted tubs, fireplaces, gorgeous views, a stocked lake, and cottage 332 has an additional outdoor bed in the screened back porch. It's really cool!

We have stayed in cottages 332 & 142. We will definitely return! This is the only bed and breakfast that we have ever returned to. It is well worth the price for a couple of days of quiet, private, peaceful relaxation.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We loved our stay at Butterfly Gap! This is a beautiful place with wonderful hosts. The guest houses are private, clean and modern. There is hiking, a small lake, and lots of relaxing. Breakfast is provided everyday and it is wonderful!! Butterfly Gap is located about 8 miles south or southwest of Maryville which is a nice clean city of about 27,000 people. There is a decent selection of restaurants, shopping and conveniences. If you stay here you are approximately 16 miles north of Townsend which has access into the National Park. Both Gatlingburg and Pigeon Forge are about a 35 minute drive. We really enjoyed our stay and I would not hesitate to recommend it.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carlsbad, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

My son & daughter-in-laws wedding was at Butterfly Gap a couple weeks back and it was beautiful! My husband and I live in California so trying to plan a rehearsal dinner was not easy from far away. We decided to have it at Butterfly Gap Retreat. Laura, Mandy and Becky made it so easy to plan from afar. From using a caterer from their list (which we loved) to responding to every question, to helping me with details so that the venue would look different for the wedding... it couldn't of gone any smoother and we could not have been happier! Their enthusiasm and love for what they do is evident in every detail! The property is beautiful and the buildings are unique which made it extra special! The rehearsal dinner, wedding and reception was wonderful and my son and daughter-in-law also stayed in one of the cottages on their wedding night, which was a perfect end to the wedding. The setting helped to make the pictures we have seen so far, spectacular! If you plan on staying here or having your wedding here, it will definitely be memorable and unique!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hoover, AL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012 via mobile

We will return to this wonderful retreat. The house was cozy and perfect for two. The hosts were so nice and hospitable. The best part though was the breakfasts! So much food you really do not need to eat again until evening. Some of the best breakfast food we have ever had! Great place to relax and get away from it all!

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We just returned amazing location in the foothills of the Smokys -- peaceful, stunning views, great accomodations and delightful hosts. We couldn't have chosen a better retreat for our 30th anniversary. You won't be dissapointed!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 4366 Butterfly Gap Rd, Maryville, TN 37803
Location: United States > Tennessee > Maryville
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Maryville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Butterfly Gap Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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