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Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
317 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gym

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Explore the area

Popular LocationOber Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway4 min walk
Popular LocationSmoky Mountain Brewery4 min walk
Popular LocationOber Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park5 min walk
AirportKnoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson)71 min drive

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  • Single Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace
  • Single Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace, River View

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace, River View
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Fireplace

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds, Fireplace
  • 2 Queen, River View, Balcony with Fireplace

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More details2 Queen, River View, Balcony with Fireplace
  • Junior King Suite City View

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsJunior King Suite City View
  • Large King Suite with Sitting Area, River View Balcony, Fireplace

    Room amenities

    • River view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsLarge King Suite with Sitting Area, River View Balcony, Fireplace
  • Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • 3993 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Balcony

    Room amenities

    • 3498 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Balcony

About this area

Gatlinburg

Bearskin Lodge on the River is located in Gatlinburg. Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum and Titanic Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park and Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park. Gatlinburg Sky Lift and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies are not to be missed. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway - 4 min walk
  • Smoky Mountain Brewery - 4 min walk
  • Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park - 5 min walk
  • Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery - 8 min walk
  • Gatlinburg Convention Center - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) - 71 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Peddler - 1 min walk
  • Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Q - 3 min walk
  • The Park Grill - 3 min walk
  • Texas Roadhouse - 3 min walk
  • Calhoun's - 3 min walk

About this property

Bearskin Lodge on the River

3-star hotel, walk to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and a lazy river. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers. All 96 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find premium bedding, ironing boards, and free toiletries.
Bearskin Lodge on the River offers 96 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels.

Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a lazy river, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows industry sanitization guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Contactless check-in and check-out

Safety measures

Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Hand sanitizer provided
Masks available
Temperature checks given to staff
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7 AM–10 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Lazy river
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Iron/ironing board

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 3 AM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

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Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines; the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines; and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Property is also known as

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Bearskin Gatlinburg
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Bearskin Lodge on the River and receive a full refund?
Yes, Bearskin Lodge on the River offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Bearskin Lodge on the River cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Bearskin Lodge on the River?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM–3 AM.
What time is check-out at Bearskin Lodge on the River?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Gatlinburg, this hotel is steps from Traffic Light #10 and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg Sky Lift and Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area & Amusement Park are also within 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Bearskin Lodge on the River

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
195
4 - Good
95
3 - Okay
18
2 - Mediocre
8
1 - Poor
1
4.7
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2018

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

great location, clean,staff were very nice

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Perfect location. Walk to the strip. 2nd year we have had our girls trip. Clean and loved listening to the river off the patio. Cant wait to come back.

Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2018