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


This family-friendly Gatlinburg motel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Gatlinburg Convention Center and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Arcadia and Gatlinburg Space Needle are also within 10 minutes.

Property Features

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

Room Amenities

All 186 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and digital TV. Refrigerators, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the motel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. 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 and meeting rooms. This family-friendly motel also offers a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


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 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 7 AM and 1 PM.

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, a steam room, and a fitness center.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

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

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


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 2 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in kg is 15.88, Pet maximum weight in lb is 35

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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: USD 6.00 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.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Children 2 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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