The Old Mill, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
In the early 1800's, a water-powered gristmill on the banks of the Little Pigeon River became one of the main hubs of activity in the small mountain community of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In those days, the mill faithfully produced the meals and flours that were crucial for the day-to-day existence of the Smokies' early settlers. In fact, The Old Mill even furnished electricity for the town until 1935.
One of The Old Mill's most distinctive features is the giant water wheel that harnesses the flow of the Little Pigeon River. Inside the structure, an antiquated yet reliable system of shafts, belts, and pulleys still gets the job done, working to turn the 4600-pound stones and grain elevators.
Weighing one ton each, the massive flint granite stones, called French Buhrs, are only the second set ever used in The Old Mill's 178-year history. When they're in action, the stones convert grain into about 1000 pounds of product each day, six days a week. Resident millers then hand-fill, weigh and tie each bag of stone ground grain.
Products ground at The Old Mill are used in many of the dishes at The Old Mill Restaurant including biscuits, corn bread, pancakes, hush puppies, muffins and grits. We also use our own grains for the homemade artisan style breads that are prepared each day at The Old Mill Pottery House Café & Grille .
The area's heritage is also being preserved through a variety of crafts that are practiced at the nearby shops of The Old Mill Square. Our Pigeon River Pottery has been home to pottery making for over 50 years, and the best of time-tested recipes are prepared by our confectioners (with decades of experience among them) in The Old Mill Candy Kitchen. The entire Square is a working tribute to the Smokies' pioneer days.
Today, The Old Mill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and just as in the 19th century, it's still one of the most popular places in the Smokies and one of the most photographed mills in the country. From the website http://www.oldmillsquare.com/history.htm A trio of fudge from Chocolate Monkey in Pigeon Forge, TN: Orange Creamsicle, Monkey Tail and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel. The Island is the best addition to Pigeon Forge in a long time. You can shop, eat, or ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel for some of the best views of Pigeon Forge. Try to ride the wheel at night to get an aerial view of the fountain show that is down below. Fire tower falls Laurel Falls Fire tower Dollywood is a fun place to visit. Lots of Very loud, but very cool train! #Green Wild Eagle Smoky Mountain Fantasy Golf in Pigeon Forge, TN. A fairly standard mini-golf scenario with the fiberglass mountain and waterfall with the additional whimsy of a Pegasus and other mythological creatures dotting the course. Certain holes did have a wheel of chance to spin that would land various handicaps on your opponent for the hole. #StunningStructures The unfiltered diamond seen with the free eye at 99.9% solar eclipse point Wonderworks Wild Eagle One of the rescue bears we got to see. Come eat great authentic Cuban food for something different in Pigeon Forge! #Delicious #WeekendGetaway What they can come up with.. Flyaway indoor skydiving---Ask for Chaz AWESOME instructor! Indoor skydiving Wild Eagle Thanksgiving lunch at Paula Deen's Family Restaurant in Pigeon Forge Sun eclipsed 99.9% ..as a last minute resort, taped right side of my pair of solar glasses over my Camera lenses and used as a filter 🙈 ... used the remaining half to protect my left eye, so my lumix dmc-zs100 captured everything I was seeing thru the eclipse glasses which was pretty cool!! The Big Wheel- looking out of Margaritaville Hotel Room, Pigeon Forge, TN Old Mill
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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly resort with free water park access and free breakfast

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool

Location

This family-friendly Pigeon Forge resort is within a 10-minute walk of Tomb Egyptian Adventure, The Track, and MagiQuest. Arcade City and Island at Pigeon Forge are also within 10 minutes.

Resort Features

Along with free water park access, this smoke-free resort has an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a lazy river, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 94 rooms offer conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, along with free WiFi, free wired Internet, and cable TV. Room service, coffee makers, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a complimentary water park, Clarion Inn Dollywood Area features a lazy river and a waterslide. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-related amenities consist of a business center and a meeting room. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Event facilities measuring 780 square feet (72 square meters) include conference space. This family-friendly resort also offers an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Clarion Inn Dollywood Area is a smoke-free property.

  • Picnic area 
  • Lazy river 
  • Waterslide 
  • Water park 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free water park access 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 72 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 780 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 94 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Water park access (complimentary)  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Lazy river  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a water park, a lazy river, and a fitness center.

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

  • Playground on site 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Clarion Dollywood Area
  • Clarion Dollywood Area Pigeon Forge
  • Clarion Inn Dollywood
  • Clarion Inn Dollywood Area
  • Clarion Inn Dollywood Area Pigeon Forge

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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