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“A Great Place to Relax” 5 of 5 stars
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RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3307 N River Rd & Garland, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863   |  
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Ranked #32 of 94 Hotels in Pigeon Forge
Greeneville, Tennessee
1 review
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“A Great Place to Relax”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I have stayed there many times over the years. Sometimes for a weekend of shopping and sometimes just to relax with my husband. I can't say enough good things about Rivergate. It has always be clean, welcoming and well maintained. I hope to go back many times over the future years.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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LakeAlfred, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
Many thanks for staying with us.
We always love to see our good friends who are like family to us each time you come. Please come see us again. Fred and Pat
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

So happy you both are back. Nothing like the cozy clean rooms at the Rivergate. I have stayed here many times and have always been treated well here and will continue to stay at the Rivergate. The rooms are quite and the beds are like sleeping at home. I hope you will give it a try I highly recommend the comforts of home.

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  • Stayed August 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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LakeAlfred, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review, November 2, 2012
Thank you for your sweet review we do strive to keep our place clean and up to date for our wonderful customers. Please do come and see us again. We do love our people. We have been doing this type of work for 45 yrs in pigeon forge just because we love people. Fred and Pat
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Loretto, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

My husband & I found this little place several years ago. We have now stayed I think 4 times. LOVE IT!!!!! Alot of the hotels in Pigeon Forge are dated. Stink and not so clean. This place is VERY clean. Very Quiet. And the owners (husband & wife) are the sweetest people on earth. You will love the mattresses, the service, and the relaxation!!! You will be glad you did! & btw...you're right down the road from everything!!!!

Room Tip: All the rooms are beautiful. We always get the one with the jacuzzi, the only thing is they don'...
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  • Stayed August 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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LakeAlfred, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review, November 1, 2012
Thank you for your great response. We are happy to have you choose us for your vacation. We hope you will visit us again. Pat and Fred Maples
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Ellettsville, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Great little hotel, easy access to the parkway. Clean, quiet rooms. Great owners, Mom and Pop operation. They've owned the property for years. Couldn't ask for a better place to stay. Highly recommend.

  • 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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Nikki C, HouseKeeper at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review, May 3, 2013
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We are so glad you had a great time staying with us! By us being a Mom & Pop small operation makes it much easier to keep it a cozy clean place! We take much pride in our job to keep our guests happy! We thank you so much for the great review & we hope to see you again soon!
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Greer, South Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Cozy little Inn on the creek. The rooms are comfortable with a nice size jacuzzi right in the room. The owners are very sweet and always want to make sure your comfortable. THese are the same owners that have been their for years.

Room Tip: The rooms facing the creek have a nice view
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nikki C, HouseKeeper at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review, May 3, 2013
Whitney
Thank you so much for staying with us! It is more than a pleasure to do anything we can to help make your stay as best as possible! All of our rooms have a private balcony over the Little Pigeon River so any room you pick will for sure have a great relaxing view. On a great note we are in the midst of replacing & refurnishing our lounge chairs for a more comfortable stay! Can't wait to hear your opinion of them during your next stay. Hope to see you again soon :)
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Jefferson City, Tennessee, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

This motel has plenty of rooms still available for the car shows and plenty of rooms for your fall vacation. I know that it shows all booked,but that is not correct.(Must be a glitch in the system). Just call the motel phone number like I did and get your reservation! Sure is a wonderful place to stay and relax and conveniently located to all the fun things to do in town. Just call directly to the motel.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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LakeAlfred, Owner at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review, August 19, 2012
Freda I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I know TINGO>COM is showing I am booked on any date customers request and I have tried to get them and Tripadvisor to remove this false advertising. WE DO HAVE PLENTY OF RESERVATIONS. YES CUSTOMERS NEED TO CALL OUR TOLL FREE LINE 877-557-4837 OR MY PRIVATE CELL NUMBER 865-755-6221 FOR RESERVATIONS. I am hate this company is doing this to our dear customers. Please call and I can help you. Thank you Patsy Maples
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Columbia, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

This has to be the best place we have stayed in the Smokies. Immaculate rooms, very clean, and no outside noise. Balconies overlooking the Little Pigeon River are very relaxing. Pillow-top mattresses make for a very restful night. Located in the heart of Pigeon Forge, you are close to everything. Pat and Fred are wonderful people and a pleasure to talk to. If you are going to Pigeon Forge, check them out. Don't think you will be disapointed.

  • Stayed July 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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Pat & Fred M, Manager at RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel, responded to this review, June 12, 2013
Gerald
Thank you so much for your great review! We enjoyed having you here with us! That saying "you can't just a book by its cover" its really true in our case. Being surrounded by go-carts, you think you wouldn't get any rest, but truth is that in our rooms you couldn't get a better nights sleep. The balconies are sure to give you great relaxing time! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Can't wait to see you again soon!
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Additional Information about RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel

Address: 3307 N River Rd & Garland, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Pigeon Forge
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#30 Romantic Hotel in Pigeon Forge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — RiverGate Mountain Lodge & Wedding Chapel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Peaceful River Gate Inn Mountain Lodge is a local family Owned & operated. Featuring plush Kingsdown pillowtop mattresses, 100% soundproof rooms,Private balconies over the river, in room coffee, microwave & fridge. Free put put golf, WiFi & iphone radios. We also do weddings & renewals by reservation. Located in heart of Pigeon Forge with just a walk away from the Old Mill Historical District within minutes of all major shopping, theaters, amusement parks, dining and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We are also well known for our 100% state grade for cleaniness. We hope to have a chance to serve you on your next vacation & have a wonderful stay in the great smokey mountains! ... more   less 
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