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Top Gatlinburg Cheap Hotels

Deer Ridge Mountain Resort
3 out of 5
3710 Weber Rd., Gatlinburg, TN
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4.5/5Wonderful! (2,238 reviews)
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"Enjoyed our stay"…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Deer Ridge Mountain Resort
Marshall's Creek Rest Motel
2 out of 5
313 Baskins Creek Rd, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $78 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (627 reviews)

"I can't think of a single negative thing to say. We really enjoyed our stay and highly recommend it! Our room was very clean, comfortable and modern. It had a fridge, coffee maker and microwave. The WiFi was fast and reliable. It is a short walk to the strip from the motel. It is nice to be off the ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Marshall's Creek Rest Motel
Laurel Inn Condominium
2.5 out of 5
354 East Holly Ridge Road, Gatlinburg, TN
The price is $114 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 10
4.2/5Very Good! (977 reviews)

"Good location. Overall well kept ... attendant that checked me in was friendly"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Laurel Inn Condominium

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Crossroads Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
440 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $79 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 10
4.1/5Very Good! (964 reviews)

"Excellent value for the cost. Also happy with location to the city."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Crossroads Inn & Suites
Baymont by Wyndham Gatlinburg On The River
2.5 out of 5
293 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $76 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
4/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"Easy check in. Parking free and easy in and out great views of the river and the balcony was perfect"…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Gatlinburg On The River
River Edge Inn
2 out of 5
665 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $102 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 10
4/5Very Good! (961 reviews)

"Great value for the price. I have absolutely no complaints."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

River Edge Inn
Mountain House Inn
2 out of 5
247 Newton Lane, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $70 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4/5Very Good! (934 reviews)

"Quiet, walking distance to everything. Beds a little too hard. But would stay again😃"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

Mountain House Inn
River Terrace Resort & Convention Center
2.5 out of 5
240 River Road, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $79 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
3.9/5Very Good! (952 reviews)

"Needs some updating. Rooms were okay. Staff was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

River Terrace Resort & Convention Center
Gatlinburg River Inn
2 out of 5
324 Hemlock Street, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $54 per night from Nov 17 to Nov 18
3.7/5Good! (241 reviews)

"Property was clean and loved the waterfront view. Was close to the action but a longer walk than some of the competition."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Gatlinburg River Inn
Sidney James Mountain Lodge
2.5 out of 5
610 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $73 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
3.7/5Good! (953 reviews)

"Easy access to National Park. Access to wildlife. Convenient to bus stop."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Sidney James Mountain Lodge
SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Gatlinburg
2.5 out of 5
218 Ski Mountain Road, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $60 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
3.7/5Good! (285 reviews)

"Everything was clean and nice. Would recommend it"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Gatlinburg
Rocky Waters Motor Inn
2.5 out of 5
333 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $74 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
3.6/5Good! (984 reviews)

"Great older hotel with balcony over looking river, great location near city center"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Rocky Waters Motor Inn
Quality Inn Creekside - Downtown Gatlinburg
2.5 out of 5
125 Leconte Creek Rd, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $59 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
3.6/5Good! (923 reviews)

"Great location in downtown Gatlinburg. Due to COVID-19, there is no breakfast at this time. Our room did not have enough towels but front desk remedied."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Quality Inn Creekside - Downtown Gatlinburg
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gatlinburg
2 out of 5
211 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $47 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
3.5/5Good! (949 reviews)

"Great location, near Gatlinburg Convention Center & Parkway & a short drive (with no traffic) to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, in Smoky Mts. National Park. Also, 1/2 of the parking lot was covered so, no problem with rain -- un/loading the car."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gatlinburg
Belle Aire Motel
2 out of 5
405 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $44 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
3.5/5Good! (635 reviews)

"Housekeeping sucks and rude! A/C sucked thank god we had a fan with us"…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Belle Aire Motel
Clarion Pointe Downtown Gatlinburg
2.5 out of 5
200 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $54 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
3.3/5 (82 reviews)

"Good location, clean facilities but had expected breakfast and that was not available."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Clarion Pointe Downtown Gatlinburg
Motel 6 Gatlinburg, TN - Smoky Mountains
2 out of 5
309 Ownby Street, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $43 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
3.2/5 (974 reviews)

"This was a cheap hotel, so there are expectations that you get what you pay for. That being said, we were pleasantly surprised with this motel. The room was fairly clean*, the location was very convenient and the beds were comfortable. *The floors could use a really good mopping because they were ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Motel 6 Gatlinburg, TN - Smoky Mountains
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Downtown Gatlinburg Parkway
2 out of 5
1109 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN
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The price is $51 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
2.6/5 (962 reviews)

"Great location. Close to the main strip. Hotel is run down and needs renovation. Stayed in a room with super loud ac unit. Breakfast was ok. Bagels, muffins, waffles, frozen sausage biscuit & fruit. All were bagged separately due to COVID-19 of course."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Downtown Gatlinburg Parkway
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Cheap Hotels in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, this destination is home to Mynatt Park and Herbert Holt Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're hunting for low-cost places to stay in Gatlinburg, you can take your pick of the area's 41 budget accommodations. These options offer competitive rates and have earned good reviews from Expedia travelers in search of a bargain:

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Downtown Gatlinburg Parkway - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its comfortable rooms and central location. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

River Edge Motor Lodge Gatlinburg - At this 2-star hotel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the proximity to shops and helpful staff.

Baymont by Wyndham Gatlinburg On The River - 2-star hotel. You'll find free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its good location and overall value.

Deer Ridge Mountain Resort - Customers like this 3-star condo resort for its good location and helpful staff. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and an indoor pool.

Planning Your Trip to Gatlinburg

Still picking travel dates? Use these temperature and rainfall averages to get an idea of the best months to visit so you can maximize your time.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 27°F
  • Rainiest months: May, July, March, and January, with an average rainfall of 4.28 inches
  • Driest months: October, August, September, and November, with an average rainfall of 3.14 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg attracts visitors with its popular aquarium and majestic mountain views, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Dollywood and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Head to Mountain Mall and Shops at Carousel Gardens for some bargain shopping, or hunt for deals at Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall.

Gatlinburg is also notable for its:
  • Riverfront
  • Shopping
  • Excursions
  • Seafood

Getting Around Gatlinburg

The nearest airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 27.3 mi (44 km) away from the city center. Gatlinburg may not have many public transit options to choose from so renting a car could be a reasonable alternative to see more of the area.

Frequently asked questions

What is Gatlinburg like for travelers on a budget?
Gatlinburg has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, this destination is home to Little Pigeon River and Christ in the Smokies Museum and Gardens, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Gatlinburg?
Based on reviews, Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Downtown Gatlinburg Parkway is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Mountain House Inn and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gatlinburg.
How many cheap hotels will I find in Gatlinburg?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 39 budget hotels in Gatlinburg.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Gatlinburg?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Gatlinburg, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 75°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 41°F. Average annual precipitation for Gatlinburg is 45 inches.
What is there to see and do in Gatlinburg?
Gatlinburg attracts visitors with its popular aquarium and majestic mountain views, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Gatlinburg SkyLift Park and Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Head to Mountain Mall and Shops at Carousel Gardens for some bargain shopping, or hunt for deals at Tanger Outlets.
How can I get to Gatlinburg and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Gatlinburg is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), 27.3 mi (44 km) away. Gatlinburg might not have very many public transit options so a car rental could be a reasonable alternative to see the area.

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