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BEST WESTERN Cades Cove Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   7824 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882   |  
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Springfield, Oregon
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“Best hotel of the year!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We were in the midst of a three week trip through the south east when we ended up in the Cades Cove Best Western. What a surprise! The rooms were the nicest we'd stayed in all year and we travel frequently. Then when we went to breakfast in the morning, we discovered the best hotel breakfast we've had at a hotel without a restaurant. The breakfast had plenty of fruit (often rare) plus all the usual breakfast foods. The hotel was very clean and the staff very friendly.
A bonus was that the hotel was right at the entrance to the Great Smoky National Park, yet under $100 for AAA.

  • Stayed October 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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Rating summary
  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

excellent place to stay for the money paid. a caR tro get to the hotel is considered very useful. jennifer aT THE RECEPTION DESK WAS A REAL CHARM. bring your own ketchup, though. I missed bacon and sausage at thew complimentary breakfasr.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 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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Mt. Juliet, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Like staying in a clean industrial facility. Decor is horrible. The location is the big advantage for this motel. The exterior is very attractive but the rooms are unbelievably harsh. Lots of rectangular, metal things. Makes you want to put on a hard hat. Also pretty overpriced for what you get.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Knoxville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Cads Cove Tenn beautiful area and very friendly staff.....i highly reccommned .....rooms are new and fresh....need a bigger tcv in the suits other then that great stay....there is a running/walking path very close...it is a nice quaint area close to everything that you should need..... Thank you ...This time of year you maybe able to see some wild life in the area, go and check it out you will not be disapointed

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Crestview, Florida
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156 reviews 156 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

OK, so we splurged and spent over $100. a night here. was it worth it..Beautiful sunset,good night rest,comfy room..light bulb out in bathroom (room 203). friendly staff. nice parking area..all in all a nice place to stay

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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175 reviews 175 reviews
61 hotel reviews
Reviews in 85 cities Reviews in 85 cities
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

One of the Best Western chain which means that you get exactly what you might expect and that is a traditional two storied open fronted motel which is clean and reasonably comfortable and all for a reasonable price. This motel conformed to that.

The breakfast wast the worst I have had at a Best Western despite a sign to he contrary outside advertising an "unbeatable breakfast".

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New Bern, North Carolina
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70 hotel reviews
Reviews in 59 cities Reviews in 59 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. The room has been recently updated was clean and a very spacious. The breakfast was good and hotel personnel were pleasant and helpful. The property was well maintained with a pool which I used. It was perfect stay on the peaceful side of cades cove. A good motel for a stay in Townsend or exploring the whole area. I will return next year.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 7824 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882
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Location: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Townsend
#6 Romantic Hotel in Townsend
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Cades Cove Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Select this great Best Western hotel in Townsend, Tennessee and enjoy a host of convenient amenities at a great value while traveling.The BEST WESTERN Cades Cove Inn in Towsend is ideally located approximately 20 miles from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, on the "peaceful side" of the Smoky Mountains. This Townsend, Tennessee hotel is convenient to Maryville College, the University of Tennessee and Neyland Stadium. Visit the area's most popular attractions, such as Dollywood theme park, Cades Cove, Tuckaleechee Caverns and beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park.Each well-appointed room features free high-speed Internet access, free long distance access, toiletries, iron/ironing board, microfridge, coffee/tea maker and hairdryer. King size beds and other upgraded amenities such as Jacuzzi® tub and fireplace are available in select rooms. Enjoy our Hot Unbeatable FREE Breakfast Buffet.Our friendly staff is ready to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay. Make an online reservation today and save at this Townsend, Tennessee hotel! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Parkside
Econo Lodge Townsend
Townsend Econo Lodge

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