This quiet 14 room motel/hotel and 10(?) cabins setting is an example of what the "Little Guy" can do to make a BIG impression on a traveler.
What had evidently started out to be an old highway motel, it is very apparent that the Bear Inn has gone through considerable changes and renovations to make it the distinctive, comfortable, and appealing hotel and cabin environment that it is. With the many cedar covered walls both inside and out of the rooms and cabins, as well as each room having a different theme, make staying an adventure in its self. Room themes vary from being Americana, to being Golfing, Canoeing, a Bears life, and Fishing related.
When you enter a room it may appear as you're roughing it, but you will soon realize that it has a quaint appearance and feel about it. The rooms are extremely clean, and have good AC/Heaters, a Fridge, a Micro-Wave, a TV, a Radio, and Coffee- Maker, as well as very comfortable beds with quilts as bedspreads. Though for us, the best part was that there were no phones in the room.
For evening entertainment, the upstairs bar and restaurant offers an excellent get a-way; its theme centers around sports with assorted signs, and sports equipment mounted on the walls, and has a Big Screen TV hung over the Fire Place, a Pool Table, and Shuffle Board . As for the food - it's GREAT; the Hand Cut Steaks - cooked to order, are a must; it is also open for Breakfast as well. The downstairs and out back has a fire pit, access to food and drinks, where bands sometimes entertain guests as well as the local wildlife.
I commend the "Whole" staff of the Bear Inn for the outstanding assistance and service they provided us; in directing us to local sights to include "Swimming Holes", and other eating establishments, to providing a comfortable setting, and even allowing us to have our dog stay with us.
We Thank You, and We will be returning to this "Diamond in the Rough" with its comfortable hotel/Motel Rooms and Cabins and its distinctive vacation flavor
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Our Creekside Cabins and Cozy Inn is located in the heart of Tennessee. The location of our inn speaks to the heart and soul of a very rich American history. Our guests are treated more like family passing through. Each guest can be sure to find a room that fits into his or her personality. Each room is designed specifically to capture history and to deliver sweet solace to those who reside in it. Whether it be a passionate golfer who would enjoy or "PGA"room or a fast driven and determined race car stock driver who would certainly feel at home in our "Stock Car Room". Certainly if you are like many and are desiring a simple getaway from the day to day, The Bear Inn has something for you too. While vacationing at our delectable Inn you are treated with kindness, dignity, and respect, which is what the great state of Tennessee was built on. 24 Hour housekeeping, room service, full R.V hook-ups and an on site chef awaits your visit. Dining in Our Restaurant The Backyard Bar & Grill is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 5pm to 9pm. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a full bar and bar menu. Play a game of pool and relax on the two decks or under the gazebo. Wi-Fi available. ... more less
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