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Collegedale, Tennessee
Reviewed October 20, 2013

The Talley Ho Inn is a pleasant and relaxing place to stay. Our family has been staying here several times per year during the last 20 years. The units are clean, beds are comfortable, and the staff is very pleasant to deal with. There are two small houses that accommodate small groups. Our family has utilized these houses for Christmas...

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Dallas, Georgia, United States
Reviewed October 11, 2013

My husband and I have stayed at Talley Ho on several occasions and with family too! Of all my vacations this has to be the most relaxing place to visit of them all. The rooms are always so very clean and they have the most "at home" atmosphere. The owners see to it that visitors are happy and they make...

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1Thank Dale A
Powder Springs, Georgia
Reviewed October 10, 2013

My family has stayed at Talley Ho for several years now, I have taken my elderly Dad there, have went with other couples, have went with my brother and sister and their spouses and children. I truly just love it here, it is so neat and clean and relaxing, and has this feel about it of what "family vacations used...

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Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

We had a Wonderful Stay for Our Anniversary , beautiful Mountain View . Very Friendly Staff , clean rooms and close to Cades Cove . A Peaceful place to Stay . We look Forward to staying here in the future. Enjoyed the cool weather and sitting on the balcony.

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Freeport, Ohio
Reviewed September 15, 2013

A real delight to visit here and stay on Townsend side of Smoky Mts. This is older establishment that has had some rennovations and additions, the room we chose was the cheaper straight eight" room all we needed was a bed to sleep in and bathroom. as we did not spend much time in it. Very quaint and clean, hardwood...

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2Thank Kim F
Thomson, Georgia
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Loved this place, Gave use a choice of rooms and a look see before deciding. Love the Patio/ Balconey on room. Great view of Mountains. Well keep grounds and room was very clean and large we had. Great place to eat on site. Staff very friendly, offered me rags to wipe down my bike. Will return for sure.

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2Thank Darrell W
Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Quaint, comfortable rooms. Retains feel of original Smokies lodge it was, but has been completely renovated. Sparkling clean and MUCH more charming than a chain hotel! Lovely pool and view of mountains too.

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Jacksonville, FL
Reviewed August 22, 2013

My husband and I spent two days in the Smoky Mountain National Park primarily in Cade's Cove. When we drove through Gatlinburg I was shocked at how crowded and commercial it had become since the last time I was there years ago. We wanted a nice quiet simple place to spend one night and found it in Townsend at the...

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Oxford, Mississippi
Reviewed August 19, 2013

I returned for a 3-day stay at Talley Ho. It was very nice, certainly comfortable, very clean, and the people were friendly and helpful. Best feature hardly mentioned in reviews? The showers. I stayed in one of 'the original' rooms (#132). Just as my previous room (#124) the water is old school: strong volume and instantly hot. This has got...

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Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

There is considerable variation from room to room. Ours were up the hill had excellent views from a balcony. It was probably more recently built was roomy and in very good condition. Inspect first. Do not expect luxury and you should be well satisfied. HJ B.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located near Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Talley Ho Inn is the oldest establishment among Townsend hotels, motels, cabins and resorts. We offer a broad selection of accommodations to fit any need and budget. For couples' getaways we recommend romantic Premier and Deluxe rooms. Family retreats will enjoy spacious cottages and picnic areas. Sole travelers will find comfort and value in our Original Eight rooms. Our exhibition grounds is a perfect place for car shows and large expositions. Adjoined Carriage House Restaurant is ideal for any occasion as it offers buffet, casual, formal dining and banquet facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Talley Ho Inn

Address: 8314 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4303
Location: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Price Range: $100 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 49
Also Known As:
Talley Ho Hotel Townsend
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Townsend
#6 Romantic Hotel in Townsend
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