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160 Bear Lodge Dr, Townsend, TN 37882-4508
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#1 of 21 Specialty lodging in Townsend
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Make Townsend, TN your destination on the Peaceful Side of the Smoky Mountains! Book a getaway in one of our seven "modern rustic" cabins: Elk Lodge, Bear Lodge, Firefly Lodge, Deer Lodge, Hemlock Haven, Cedar Cove, or Blue Spruce. Spectacular Smoky Mountain views, shared outdoor pool (May-Sept), quiet and peaceful area only 20 miles from Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, 11 miles from Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountain National Park, comfortable and casual surroundings, fully-equipped kitchens in each cabin, central heat/air, hot tubs, some cabins with indoor Jacuzzis, flatscreen cable TV, DVD players, gas fireplaces, some cabins with game tables, some cabins with washer/dryer, free WIFI, and much more. Many activities close by including horseback riding, caverns, river rafting, shopping, and restaurants. Individuals, couples, families, church retreats, college groups, and more, return to Tuckaleechee Retreat Center year after year! Come experience an unforgettable mountain getaway! No pets; No alcohol; Smoking only permitted outside.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Gift shop
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Hot tub
Swimming pool toys
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Fence around pool
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Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun umbrellas
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Desk
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Microwave
Cable / satellite TV
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Mountain view
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rknafziger wrote a review Jun 2022
Maynardville, Tennessee
Wonderful accommodations; staff was great to work with! A perfect place to enjoy all 22 of our grandkids! Loved the views, the hike to the top of the mountain, the pool, the piano, the carpetball! The kitchen was set up great for a large group. A most enjoyable time at Bear Lodge.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Odyssey79515 wrote a review Jun 2022
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If you want to get away and have a time with God, this is the perfect place. Everyone in our church was ministered. Place was immaculate. Separate your self from the noise and enjoy a time of relaxation. If you are believer, it helps for you to have good communion with God.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Vacation65943879081 wrote a review Jun 2022
What a wonderful place for a church retreat where there is plenty of room for everyone to find a pace of sanctuary. The setting is beautiful and inspiring. The facilities are top notch with a full service kitchen (everything you need and more). The fire pit and pool are simply amazing!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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dmann324 wrote a review Jun 2022
Elyria, Ohio
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The lodge was amazing! It had everything we needed and more! The hosts were extremely welcoming and helped to make our stay outstanding. We took 22 high school seniors for their class trip. They ALL thought it was one of the nicest places we could have stayed.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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sayravnmilne wrote a review May 2022
Cullman, Alabama
We absolutely LOVED our stay and we can’t not wait to go back! The cabin was clean and homey. Everyone we came in contact with was very kind and helpful. The hot tub was my favorite part. It was our first time staying in townsend and we now prefer it to Gatlinburg. Hardly any traffic and close to Cades Cove. It’s a 30 minute drive to Gatlinburg which is fine with us since we really only spend one day down on the strip. So the rest of the trip is peaceful without all the noise and traffic. My Fiancé proposed to me while we were there. It’s a romantic and quiet spot.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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ashleymyers0823 wrote a review May 2022
Splendora, Texas
Everything was so perfect in the house. Checking in after hours was easy and a breeze. The home was in a nice and quiet area with such a beautiful view. Beds were comfy for a good nights rest. The home was beautiful inside and out. Perfect size for a family. Love grows best in little houses. Quick response times if you need anything. My family had the best time here.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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upbible wrote a review Apr 2022
This was our second year staying at Bear Lodge with children and grandchildren. Weather was sunny all week! We enjoyed wildflowers, biking, hiking, cave trip, horseback riding, as well as meals together, playing table games, and good conversation. Staff is gracious and welcoming.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Leiah W wrote a review Apr 2022
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The cabin was nice. However, there were no TV's in the bedrooms and the hot tub was on the front porch. Because the cabins were placed so close together it was not ideal for relaxing. Not much a view, unfortunately.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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mmpursel wrote a review Apr 2022
Excellent area and beautiful grounds. Plenty of space and well stocked kitchen. Wrap around deck was nice for relaxing. Wonderful hiking that the kids really enjoyed. Horse stables and caverns <5 miles from cabin.
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megan3b74783hm6i2022 wrote a review Mar 2022
Rainy nights provides us with a glorious evergreen fresh smell each morning. One kiddo in hot tub by 7 am while the other kiddo loved the slope for rolling balls down and up. Enjoyed the front porch.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins
Which popular attractions are close to Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins?
Nearby attractions include Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing (2.7 miles), Tuckaleechee Caverns (0.4 miles), and Foothills Parkway (4.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Artistic Bean, Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro, and Trailhead Steak & Trout House.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Little Greenbrier School (7.5 miles) and Walker Sisters Place (8.2 miles).
Does Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and Cabins accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.