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Maryville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wanted to send a quick note thanking all of the staff at the Dancing Bear for helping to make my parent’s 30th wedding anniversary so special. The accommodations were neat, clean and very nice – every detail was considered, even down to breakfast items in room. The dinner with the family at the Bistro was first class, and the... More 

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Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

The Dancing Bear was the very best part of our Smokey Mountains experience. Incredible accommodations, remarkably pleasant and attentive staff, gorgeous facility, great amenities, we have nothing but the best of things to say about everything surrounding our time in Metcalf Bottoms at the Dancing Bear. We are now looking forward to our next visit to the area to enjoy... More 

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were entranced the moment we entered Spruce Cabin. The room was spacious with a great walk-in closet. Plenty of lighting and the bathroom had a huge tub/shower. The king size bed was so comfortable, in fact, I found it hard to leave in the morning, wishing for a storm to come around and snow us in. Although Spruce cabin... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have visited Dancing Bear Lodge on 2 occasions - once with my husband and once for business. I enjoyed both experiences tremendously. It is a lovely property with well-kept cabins and lots of nice little touches that seem home-like.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I thought that our stay at this lodge, specifically the LeConte cabin, was very peaceful. I had emailed the Director of Sales with a couple of minor issues, and she told me that this cabin is slated for renovations during the holiday season. The interior was cozy, with its fire place and comfortable furniture; the exterior was... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I absolutely loved our cabin, everything was great! We will definitely absolutely return. I have been going to Townsend for many years and never tried out dancing bear lodge until this trip and I will definitely return no doubt

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I found Dancing Bear Lodge about a year and a half ago when searching for lodging in that area and discovered one of our favorite getaways to date. We have stayed at the property now about six times, and have had nothing but outstanding and memorable experiences. The cabins are luxurious, clean, and private. I was pleased that our cabin... More 

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panama city florida
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dancing Bear (the cabin we rented) needs up-dated and remodeling. Everything is out dated/old, the bath room really needs work, broken tiles, you are disappointed when you walk in, poor lighting through out. We paid for a three night stay but only stayed two. We dined in the new restaurant, the food was good. Dancing Bear could be very nice... More 

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jerrico01, Public Relations Manager at Dancing Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay. We have been updating and remodeling our accommodations for some time now, and the one you stayed in is one of the remaining that we are excited to update. As our management may have relayed, we would love to extend an invitation for you to return and stay in one of... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dancing Bear is a hidden gem tucked in the woods of Townsend. It is a quiet, tranquil place that is close to everything but yet it gives you a chance to soak your worries away in the hot tub and have an amazing 5 star dinner at the bistro.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVED our villa. We rented both sides and it was very very cozy and comfortable. The fireplace was ready to go just as promised - our fridge was stock for our continental breakfast. AND much appreciated - homemade granola was the best we ever had. Our meal in the Appalachian Bistro was equally cozy and delicious. Our server was amazing.... More 

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jerrico01, Public Relations Manager at Dancing Bear Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your villa and our property - we do hope that we will see you again soon, perhaps for your daughter's wedding! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centered in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Dancing Bear Cabins are known as East Tennessee's ultimate vacation basecamp offering charming Southern hospitality. It's picturesque location and luxurious amenities offer guests an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate after trekking mountain trails and exploring surrounding areas. With 36 acres featuring intimate rustic cabins and countless sports and activities, Dancing Bear Cabins creates a comforting retreat tailor-made for the adventurer in all of us. We welcome our guests to experience the best the Smokies have to offer by reserving one of our charming cabins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dancing Bear Lodge

Address: 137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend, TN 37882
Location: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Price Range: $165 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dancing Bear Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Many of the cabins offer outdoor hot tubs- make sure you book one! There is excellent shopping down at Apple Valley Country Store, and Cades Cove Winery next door offers wine tastings. ”
 of 5 bubbles LMKennedy2014, 5 days ago | Read review
“For couples get the room with the sofa in front of the fireplace”
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