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White Oak Lodge & Resort
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Hated to go home”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

We stayed a week at White Oak and cannot say enough about the experience. Every day after hiking in the mountains we came back to a cozy cabin with a great Jacuzzi to soothe our aching muscles. The bedrooms were large with very comfortable beds. The bathrooms were exceptional with two sinks and a large walk in shower. The kitchens were well appointed and open to the family room for perfect family gatherings. Visit once and you will want to return year after year.

  • Stayed July 2013
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2 Thank Renee J
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david d, Owner at White Oak Lodge & Resort, responded to this review, July 30, 2013
Thanks Renee! We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we left you with a memorable impression of your experience at White Oak Lodge and Resort. It is an honor and a pleasure having such nice folks like yourself as our guests!
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013

We stayed at White Oaks for our first Smoky Mountain vacation. Could not have stayed at a better place. The pictures on the website don't do it justice. We got in late with our 3 kids and the moment we unlocked the door we felt at home......well, at home only the cabin was cleaner! Having a baby that is just learning to crawl, I was worried about where we would stay on vacation, turns out that I was more comfortable with our baby crawling on the cabin floor as opposed to our own home! The place was immaculate. The only cons were that our dryer didn't work very well, and internet was spotty - but it worked out great, because we were looking for a non-techy trip where we could enjoy nature more and internet/chores less. Apart from the gorgeous cabin and awesome pool I have to point out a really big plus for me...............after 3 kids and multiple car accidents (of which none were my fault ;) it is really hard to find a place where I can sleep and still crawl out of bed in the morning - this place was it. I have never in my life had a more comfortable bed to sleep in. This is super important to me and I felt so well rested and my body felt great every morning. We were so sad to leave this place but we will definitely be back. Only thing missing for kids is a playground.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

Visited in June 2013. We were first overwhelmed by the cabin being so luxurious. Every detail of the cabin was carefully and made with love. This was our 9th wedding anniversary! The perfect place for romance. The blessing that we received came through Johnny and Janine Keohane and also Cheryl Hans. We were blessed with dinner on our anniversary day and sent to The Crystelle Creek Restaurant which we would give 5 stars. The food and atmosphere were perfect for our special day. Then we were introduced to a way that would make traveling more affordable. Please call 865-430-7801, to get more information on this wonderful opportunity which is through Global Connections, they are the experts in this field. Just tell them Donnie and Lori sent you. Our next blessing, we are already booked for next July! We feel like we found a second home and new friends. Thanks again to Johnny and Janine Keohane along with Cheryl Hans for making this the most wonderful and exciting vacation ever! We will see you next year

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Lori P
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david d, Owner at White Oak Lodge & Resort, responded to this review, July 5, 2013
Thank you Lori for allowing us to be a part of your special anniversary celebration. We are glad you enjoyed your accomodations as well as the hospitatlity of our onsite partners. Thanks for mentioning Global Connections travel! See you next year.
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

I absolutely loved White Oak Lodge and Resort. The cabin was decedent with old world charm. The grounds and staff were more than accommodating. My experience at White Oak still lingers as a magical getaway in the mountains. I will be back with my family. Thank you White Oak staff!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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2 Thank Tess A
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david d, Owner at White Oak Lodge & Resort, responded to this review, June 21, 2013
Thank you Tess for your poetic description of your White Oak Lodge and Resort vacation experience! We look forward to welcoming you and your family again soon.
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Palm Harbor, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

Wow!!! Unbelievable, luxury accomadations and wonderful hospitality at it's finest! The Florida Fab Five Ladies LOVED our Girls trip to White Oak while visiting Random Acts of Flowers in Knoxville! It was such an amazing time, after only 2 weeks I'm headed back with my family again this Saturday! Thank you Tom Lyons and your incredible staff for making our mountain stay possible & marvelous! A 4 star, Big "10" all the way!!! Everyone needs to stay at this gorgeous jewel, we're considering investing in the Global Connections Vacation Club and/or a White Oaks Lodge Cabin Home! The area is so charming, we saw a Mama Bear & 2 cubs, Deer, Wild Turkey & the largest Redheaded Pilated Woodpecker at Cades Cove, enjoyed the Arts & Crafts Trail (did a little spending!) and Downtown Gatlinburg, ate yummy fresh trout at Crystelle Creek Restaurant (a delightful suggestion by Miss Janine at WOLR!) 2 nights in row and had a foodgasm it was sooo delicious (the live entertainment was divine also) and went to Dollywood! The most thrilling & fun adventure we had was horseback riding & ziplining at Jayell Ranch-Wyatt Bunch & his entire crew were top-notch! All of these highlights are must dos when you go!!! Book your trip now!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Dawn L
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david d, Owner at White Oak Lodge & Resort, responded to this review, June 20, 2013
Thank you Dawn for being our guest. So glad you and the Fab 5 ladies from FL enjoyed yourselves. I'm sure future guests will appreciate your comments about the wildlife, restaurants, and things to see and do while on vacation at White Oak Lodge and Resort.
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Circleville, Ohio
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

Visited last week of April 2013. The staff was great and very friendly. They answered all our questions and gave us tips about the area. There were some outside modifications going on during our visit but it didn't bother us. When we come back next year, we will enjoy those upgrades.

The resort was in good shape, clean and the weather was very nice.

Regards, Steve & Patty (from Ohio)

Room Tip: If you want to swim, make sure the pool is open. We just missed it being open but not a big deal to...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Steven S
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david d, Owner at White Oak Lodge & Resort, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
Thanks Steve and Patty! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the exterior building upgrades did not detract from your vacation experience. The resort is looking better than ever! Hope to see you again soon.
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Dunedin, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

I was there with Monica and my girlfriends but I highly recommend White Oaks for families. I will bring my husband and grandkids back because there is so much to do in the area. It would be a great place for family reunions or a romantic spot for couples. The cabin was perfect and the staff was helpful in planning our activities. It was a great experience and I hope to return soon.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Pam O
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david d, Owner at White Oak Lodge & Resort, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
We appreciate your comments Pam! Our staff enjoys helping guests to plan their activities - glad you found this to be helpful. Please come see us again soon!
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Property: White Oak Lodge & Resort
Address: 170 White Oak Way, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6256
Location: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 52 Specialty Lodging in Gatlinburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — White Oak Lodge & Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gatlinburg Cabins for Great Smoky Mountain Vacations.White Oak Lodge & Resort offers two-bedroom and three-bedroom fully furnished vacation log cabins. Each rustic vacation rental offers the staples of today’s modern lifestyles. Select three-bedrooms offer a whirlpool bath in the master suites, and most two-bedrooms have a loft game room with pool table. Kitchens feature stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Flat screen televisions with DVD players are in living rooms and bedrooms. A gas, stone fireplace lights with the flick of a switch. A screened-in back porch with hot tub and a front porch with two rocking chairs make this a comfortable Gatlinburg Vacation home.For family vacation fun, nothing beats the beautiful 17-acre White Oak Lodge & Resort. This log cabin resort is adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Complementing the natural playground is the lodge and resort itself. Most noteworthy is the amazing swimming pool. You’ll swim and play while looking at the amazing Smoky Mountains. Water cascades over two stone grottos. In the evening, roast marshmallows by the fire pit. Plus, you can barbecue on the grounds, play tennis or enjoy walks around the property on the paved trail. When you’re ready to explore Gatlinburg, Tennessee or Pigeon Forge, TN, these family vacation spots are just down the road a piece. You’ll find kid friendly attractions like Dollywood®, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Ripley's Haunted Adventure, Gatlinburg Space Needle and Family Fun Center and Ober Gatlinburg just to name a few. Plus, horseback riding, white water rafting, zip lining and hiking abound in this incredible vacation destination. Make your Gatlinburg Vacation plans to stay at the White Oak Lodge & Resort. ... more   less 
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