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“Lied on phone about price for two night stay.Paid $240 for two nights.” 1 of 5 stars
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Historic Nature Trail Road, Post Office Box 231, Gatlinburg, TN 37738   |  
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Ranked #32 of 87 Hotels in Gatlinburg
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Lied on phone about price for two night stay.Paid $240 for two nights.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Old outdated 60's 70's style beds, furniture, accessories, carpet, and lighting. Shower head awkward, old, and terribly hard to get a normal water temperature. Location is very good. I found it tolerable at $120 for two nights that I paid in advance... UNTIL I was informed that it was $120 a night upon checkout and had to pay again. I will never stay there again!

  • Stayed October 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

If you don't mind the out dated look and condition of the rooms then this is for you...the rooms are large but the cheap motel hell furniture and bedding is a turn-off...I cried when I saw the room. A real roach motel.

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  • Stayed March 2011, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

We spent new years eve, 2011 in gatlinburg at the Gillette, and wow. I have never had better service, the staff at Gillette goes above and beyond great service. The motel is a little older and rooms may not be as modern, but the service those people gives you is incredible. We loved it so much we went ahead and booked our rooms for next year. Gillette has made a customer for life out of me and my family! thanks for the great weekend Gillette!

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

You start with a plastic key holder and actual metal key to unlock your door...but trust me when I say you will like this place. The room was spotlessly clean, even white bedspreads, white towels, tile bathroom floor, and the carpet. Every items was in perfect working order including the TV, heat/air, hair dryer, small refrigerator, and microwave. The Gillette is located right across from the Gatlinburg Convention Center so we could walk to all the shops and food easily. Be sure to checkout the old paintings in the lobby of the Gillette's humble beginnings--very interesting.

Room Tip: Adjoining rooms were great for in-laws and grandkids
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Winchester, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

The Gillette Motel has been our choice for the past 10 or more years. We attend wholesale shows for our business and not only is the location the best so is the overall accomodations. The rooms are always clean and the houskeeping staff is top notch and so friendly. Thanks again Gillette for another great stay will call u soon to book again.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Salem, VA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

We were in town for a dance competition and it could not have been a better place to stay. So very convenient - close to all major attractions and restaurants. The room was spotless and the housekeeping staff was friendly and accomodating. The front desk staff was friendly, courteous and knowledgeable. The rooms are a great size for a family or just the two of us with dance costumes and all that comes with them. Wonderful, wonderful stay! Would not hesitate to stay again.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Logan, WV
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

We stayed the first weekend of Dec. 2010. We were there for the cheerleading competition at the convention center. Our room was very clean, very friendly at the front desk and quite surprised it was also very quiet. For the money you can't beat it. If you want luxury this place is not for you. We were very pleased with our stay.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Gillette Motel

Address: Historic Nature Trail Road, Post Office Box 231, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 87 Hotels in Gatlinburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 80
Also Known As:
Gillette Hotel Gatlinburg
Gillette Motel Gatlinburg

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