Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel near Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies


Situated in Gatlinburg, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Smoky Mountain Brewery and Ripley's Haunted Adventure are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

A fitness center, a lazy river, and coffee/tea in a common area are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a seasonal outdoor pool, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 96 rooms boast private spa tubs and fireplaces, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find refrigerators, premium bedding, and coffee makers.

Bearskin Lodge on the River

840 River Road Gatlinburg TN 37738

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, Bearskin Lodge on the River provides a lazy river and a fitness center. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. This Gatlinburg hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, a garden, and a picnic area. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Bearskin Lodge on the River is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 96 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Lazy river 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Lazy river  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Fireplace 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Private spa tub 

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a lazy river, a fitness center, and a seasonal outdoor pool.

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

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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