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 hotelRiverfront hotel with free breakfast and indoor pool

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Business center

Location

Situated in the city center, this hotel is close to MagiQuest, Tomb Egyptian Adventure, and The Track. Also nearby are Elvis Museum and Arcade City.

Hotel Features

Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a business center, and conference space are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 128 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, The Inn On The River provides an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Event facilities measuring 482 square feet (45 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers barbecue grills, a picnic area, and coffee/tea in a common area. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

The Inn On The River is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 45 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Picnic area 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 482 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Spa tub 
  • Year Built 1991 
  • Total number of rooms - 128 
  • Television in common areas 
  • One meeting room 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Fireplace in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • HDTV 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site.

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

  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Kayaking 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 3 PM

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 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 10.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Inn River
  • Inn River Pigeon Forge
  • River Pigeon Forge
  • The Inn On The River Hotel Pigeon Forge

We should mention

Children 16 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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