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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I have stayed in this motel somewhat ten times over the last ten years the new owners have let it really go down hill over the last 2 years or so. It could be a really nice place to stay beautiful creek behind it BUT the room we had was AWFUL !!! When we arrived I was made to wait... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The motel is fairly basic but also cheap, and let's face it, there's nowhere else to stay. Convenient for visiting the nearby National Park. Locals can be a bit weird if you're not from the South. We are English but no one recognised our accent (just 'Not From Round Here'). Nice stream at the back of the motel.

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Thank BasilFAylesbury
California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We found this little gem while on vacation in Pigeon Forge, We stopped by to take a look & never looked back! We decided to stay here for a serious extended stay, It's quiet & peaceful, Our dogs love it, there is a trout stream behind it, the view from our balcony is unbeatable! We love this place, If you're... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

I have seen the bad reviews but I will say about our time there. It was spot on clean room, comfy large bed, and a lovely view, cant moan about bugs because they are every where at night and Patrick who Owns / Runs the place was a really nice Guy who was always there if needed. I would defiantly... More 

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3 Thank DaveTreble
Dayton, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I really wanted to like this place. On the plus side the view of the creek from the second floor balcony was quite nice. However this was more than offset by my actual experience. I was to stay for two days. My first room had a filthy AC, what appeared to be vomit residue on the covers and black mold... More 

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Newport, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stayed here one night in the winter. The room was clean, bed was clean, but I didn't like a shaggy green carpet. The decor was outdated, the bathroom needed updating, but everything was functional...the motel served us well for our purpose. It was for sale recently (not any more) so it may be under a new management now...hopefully, the... More 

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2 Thank Podkova
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I came to this lovely motel from New York and had requested a bonfire and the manager had set it up very beautifully for my family and I. We sat around it and told stories and made s'mores. This bonfire had given us the opportunity to spend quality time with my loved ones. The rooms were nice and clean and... More 

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Anderson, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I go on last minute all by myself vacations and almost always end up in the mountains....wasn't sure where I was headed but somehow ended up in Cosby lol. I didn't see a lot of places outside of Gatlinburg and I'm not a fan of busy congested places so when navigating side/back roads I found the Cub Motel...I have to... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you are accustom to high end motels/hotels, this is NOT the place for you. However, if you need a place to sleep and desire a clean room, comfortable bed, and a place to shower; check right in. This is an old motel that was probably a Holiday Inn 50 years ago as it had the trademark concrete block walls... More 

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3 Thank Ralph R
Anderson, South Carolina
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Worst motel I've ever went to. Spiders and other bugs in bed. My room smelled like throw up. Their was a knife under the bed but thank god it was just a toy. Beds have stains. Bugs in the shower. Right when I got to get in the shower right when I turned the water on.....brown water came out. You... More 

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  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are nestled in the foothills of the Smokies with all rooms creekside. private balconys on 2nd floor. free High speed Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cub Motel

Address: 4350 Cosby Highway, Cosby, TN 37722 (Formerly The Bear Cub Inn)
Location: United States > Tennessee > Cosby
Number of rooms: 20
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