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Riverhouse Motor Lodge

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On numerous trips to the Smokies, we have tried all the chain hotels and a few indies in Gatlinburg. The Riverhouse Motor Lodge will be our choice forever now. Huge Room, shaded balcony overlooking a wonderful flowing stream, large counter space in the bathroom, park in front of your door and the prices are good. Don't confuse this with the... More 

Thank Don E
Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been staying at Riverhouse for many years. We opt for a two queen bed with fireplace. The room sizes are generous with room for two club chairs and a table with two chairs in addition to the beds. Each room has a balcony overlooking the Little Pigeon River. The bathrooms are very clean and modern which are accessed... More 

Thank 2018dico
Ballwin, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the third of three "riverside" motels I stayed at on my road trip this year. I think the River's Edge Motel in Cherokee was the best of the three; but this was the best of the two in Gatlinburg. And I'd stay here again. Let me begin by saying the "river" is more like a creek; but, unless... More 

3 Thank Steve P
White House, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel takes you back to dark quiet rooms of days gone by. After a hot day this is perfect over the river relaxation. We have stayed there many times with the exact same review. Older travelers will love it. Very convienient to everything.

1 Thank Mikey409
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large rooms. Some with fireplaces. Fresh hot donuts delivered to your room every morning along with coffee. Very convenient yet a block off the main drag which helps with traffic noise. Balcony overlooking the river makes it very peaceful and relaxing. This is now one of our top 3 places to stay when in town.

4 Thank Red951
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First, I would like to commend the owner for a well kept property! This location is close to the strip which we walk each night and also tucked away so that it's private enough to enjoy the peace and quiet. We relocated from Sydney James to this property for this stay this quarter and were much happier with the results.... More 

3 Thank oceanfreeme
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is definitely not one of the most updated in the area. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed having a wood-burning fireplace, but we didn't think it was worth the increase in price. The room was clean, but very old-fashioned. I did not think the room was worth the price paid. The view of the river was awesome, and... More 

Thank Kyle C
Bowling Green
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

After four days in Gatlinburg walking around and seeing other motels, we'd pick Riverhouse all over again. It's tucked away next to the Little Pigeon River with all the balconies overlooking the river. The rooms are large, clean, and the beds are comfortable. Great shower, too. There's a pool for relaxing after a day spent hiking. The only negative was... More 

2 Thank Russ F
Norwood, Ohio
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I just started writing reviews last year, but I can't say enough about the Riverhouse. My family and I started coming here in 1976. We have returned each May for a week of family fun and relaxing here. We never concerned staying anywhere else in town. From the time we arrive till we check out, we have never had a... More 

1 Thank jagriti2015
Hinesville, Georgia
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61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is an older property that is very well maintained. We enjoyed a comfortable room with a balcony overlooking the river. Much more reasonably priced than the chain-hotels nearby. Continental breakfast offerings are very limited but the service is excellent. You call in your request for breakfast (donuts or toast with coffee or hot chocolate). Both mornings we were there,... More 

1 Thank oldsgm
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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Riverhouse Motor Lodge

Address: 610 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3129
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Number of rooms: 44
Also Known As:
Riverhouse Motor Hotel Gatlinburg
Riverhouse Hotel Gatlinburg
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gatlinburg
#6 Family Hotel in Gatlinburg
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