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Get an overview of this hotelIn the heart of downtown with spectacular mountain or river views

Downtown Gatlinburg

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.

River Terrace Resort & Convention Center

240 River Road Gatlinburg TN 37738

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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.

  • Conference space size (feet) - 21128 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1902 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Conference center 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 205 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • 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

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • 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 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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 

Hotel Policies


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • 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.

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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 170 per accommodation, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • River Terrace
  • River Terrace Resort
  • River Terrace Resort Gatlinburg
  • River Terrace Resort Hotel
  • River Terrace Resort Hotel Gatlinburg
  • River Terrace Gatlinburg
  • River Terrace Hotel Gatlinburg
  • River Terrace Resort And Convention Center
  • River Terrace Resort Convention Center

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).

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