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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly motel with 2 outdoor pools and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Swimming pools


This family-friendly motel is located in the city center, within 1 mi (2 km) of Saint Mary's Catholic Church and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Arcadia and Gatlinburg Space Needle are also within 10 minutes.

Property Features

2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and an indoor pool are available at this motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a spa tub, and a sauna are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 186 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and digital TV. Guests will also find hair dryers and free toiletries.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the motel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Sidney James Mountain Lodge features 2 outdoor swimming pools, an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. Event facilities measuring 1600 square feet (149 square meters) include conference space. This family-friendly motel also offers a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a terrace. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Picnic area 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 149 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Terrace 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1600 
  • Shared microwave 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 186 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Multilingual staff 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Poolside Cafe - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, and a children's pool.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa tub.

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

  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Hydrotherapy treatments 


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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10.00 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 35 lb)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 10.00 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from April to October. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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