Get an overview of this hotelIn the heart of downtown with spectacular mountain or river views
Popular property highlights
Adjacent to Ripley's Aquarium and overlooks the scenic Little Pigeon River. Just 1 mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and 6 miles from Dollywood. Walking distance to shops, food and attractions.
Restaurant, lounge, pool
Full-service Drafts Sports Bar & Grill is open for lunch and dinner, an outdoor seasonal pool, free WiFi, 22,000 square feet of meeting space & trolley to Wild Bear Falls Water Park.
Clean bath, fridge, quiet
The oversized standard rooms feature a king or two queen beds. Rooms feature a private balcony or patio, mini-refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, flat-panel TV with premium channels, and spectacular mountain or river views.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
River Terrace Resort & Convention Center
Renovations & Closures
- Swimming pool
- One of the swimming pools
The ideal location for a Great Smoky Mountain getaway, River Terrace Resort and Convention Center lies in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, adjacent to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and near the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In addition, River Terrace Resort is only a short drive from Pigeon Forge, Dollywood theme park and other area attractions, live entertainment venues, family-friendly restaurants and shopping opportunities, as well as hiking trails, championship golf, whitewater rafting and more.
Guests can enjoy onsite dining at Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, which features a creative menu and an extensive selection of draft and bottled beers along with a full cocktail menu. Other onsite amenities include free WiFi throughout the property, a seasonal outdoor pool, picnic areas, business center, and 24-hour front desk and security. The River Terrace Resort also features 20,000 square feet of meeting space. Parking is always free for guests.
- Picnic area
- 24-hour front desk
- Conference space
- Express check-out
- Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor pool
- Smoke-free property
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Conference space size (meters) - 1902
- Number of meeting rooms - 9
- Free RV, bus, truck parking
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Conference space size (feet) - 21128
- Conference center
- Laundry facilities
- Total number of rooms - 205
- One meeting room
- Wedding services
- Number of buildings/towers - 7
- Fireplace in lobby
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking
- Free WiFi
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Balcony or patio
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Premium TV channels
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Access via exterior corridors
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Daily housekeeping
Where to Eat
River Terrace Resort & Convention Center features Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, which offers a variety of creatively designed burgers, sandwiches and appetizer selections that are complimented by an extensive selection of draft and bottled beers alongside a full cocktail menu. Drafts is themed and designed to create a casual but elegant sports bar environment complete with HD Flat screen televisions for broadcasting local, national and worldwide sporting events.
Drafts Sports Bar & Grill is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (may vary seasonally). The resort also provides a free trolley service to Wild Bear Falls Water Park. At more than 60,000 square feet, this is the largest indoor water park resort in the South and the fifth largest in the country.
Nearby Things to Do
Onsite amenities at the River Terrace Resort include Drafts Sports Bar and Grill, two seasonal outdoor pools, picnic areas, business center, and 24-hour front desk and security. The River Terrace Resort also features 20,000 square feet of meeting space, including a ballroom, breakout room, and a conference center.
- Snowboarding nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Mountain biking nearby
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 10 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 170 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 100.00 per stay
- 1 per room (up to 60 lb)
- Restrictions apply
- For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
- Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
- Pet fee: USD 170 per accommodation, per stay
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We should mention
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. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).