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Best Western Cades Cove Inn
2.5 out of 5
7824 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $67 per night
0.49 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (615 reviews)
Highly Recommended

"Stayed 1 night while traveling from point A to point B accompanied by our dog. Everything about the Cades Cove Inn was top notch including location, front desk, room, breakfast area and the breakfast itself. Had a walking area for dogs complete with bags and disposal bin."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Best Western Cades Cove Inn
Richmont Inn of the Great Smokies
2.5 out of 5
220 Winterberry Lane, Townsend, TN
The price is $195 per night
2.66 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Wonderful Place to Stay

"Our stay here was great, everyone was extremely friendly and helpful. The Inn was beautiful with amazing views."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Richmont Inn of the Great Smokies
Townsend Gateway Inn
2 out of 5
8270 State Hwy 73, Townsend, TN
The price is $62 per night
1.53 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (480 reviews)

"The property is well maintained, very clean, lots of updates. It would have been nice to have more comfy chairs to sit in while watching tv but we spent most of our time out so it wasn't a huge issue. Loved the courtesy basket in the room with breakfast and snack items."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Townsend Gateway Inn
Tremont Lodge & Resort
3 out of 5
7726 E Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN
Free Cancellation
The price is $89 per night
0.13 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (662 reviews)

"Great grounds. Near restaurants. Needs more towels and larger surface in bathroom."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Tremont Lodge & Resort
Mcdaniels Misty Blue ~ A Cozy & Quaint Home W/exceptional Smoky Mountain Views
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Can’t wait to return!

"We had a short weekend getaway on a whim after isolating for 12 weeks. It was amazing! The cabin is older but the perk of that is it’s more isolated and not built right against another cabin! It does need some updating, but nothing that affected our stay. If you are looking for modern, this is not ..."…"

Reviewed on May 31, 2020

Mcdaniels Misty Blue ~ A Cozy & Quaint Home W/exceptional Smoky Mountain Views
20% Cabin Fever Special Thru 5/17 in Townsend@smoky Mtn Paradise-hot Tub-wifi-biker Friendly
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
great stay

"enjoyed the drive to get to the cabin"…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

20% Cabin Fever Special Thru 5/17 in Townsend@smoky Mtn Paradise-hot Tub-wifi-biker Friendly
 The Magnolia  (Smokey Mtn Cabin with Hot Tub)
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2.35 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
We didn’t wanna leave

"Loved everything especially the sauna tub right in the room.It was heaven and it is hard to go back home today.We will rent this cabin again,loved it"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

The Magnolia (Smokey Mtn Cabin with Hot Tub)
Red Door Cabin - a Secluded Getaway in the Heart of Townsend
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1.63 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)
Perfect cabin for a relaxing getaway

"Everything was exactly as represented online and the management was very responsive. We will rent this cabin again!"…"

Reviewed on May 30, 2020

Red Door Cabin - a Secluded Getaway in the Heart of Townsend
Riverview \ Secluded \ River View/access \ Hot Tub \ Wifi\gas Fireplace
4.9/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)
Anniversary getaway

"Perfection! Great place, highly recommend it, we will definitely be back!"…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Riverview \ Secluded \ River View/access \ Hot Tub \ Wifi\gas Fireplace
Highland Manor Inn
3 out of 5
7766 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $100 per night
0.32 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)

"I like how the place was set on the hill. I like the fireplace"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

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Visiting Townsend

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Townsend, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the mountain views and riverfront. The culturally-rich and relaxing setting also entices those visiting the city. Top sights around the area include Dollywood and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

  • You'll find 3806 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge
  • The closest major airport is in Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson), 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Townsend

Cultural venues in the city include The Little River Railroad and Lumber Company Museum, Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, and Lee Roberson Art Gallery. Notable city landmarks like Tuckaleechee Caverns and The Sinks might be worth a visit. The mountain views, riverfront, and hiking trails highlight the city's natural beauty, and Meigs Falls, Cades Cove, and Spruce Flats Falls are worth a visit.

In Townsend, you'll find 158 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. These are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Dancing Bear Lodge - This 3.5-star lodge features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and WiFi.
  • Townsend Gateway Inn - Our customers like the quiet location and comfortable, quiet rooms at this motel. This 2-star motel features free WiFi, free parking, and a business center.
  • Best Western Cades Cove Inn - This 2.5-star motel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall condition and clean, comfortable rooms.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Dollywood, 14.8 mi/23.8 km from the heart of the city, and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, which is 13.9 mi (22.3 km) away.

Dressing for Townsend

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 66°F and the nighttime average to be 29°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 88°F during the day and 43°F at night
  • July through September averages 88°F during the day and 55°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 76°F during the day and 30°F at night
  • Townsend gets about 47.87 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 88°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 31°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Townsend?
Richmont Inn of the Great Smokies is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Townsend Gateway Inn and Tremont Lodge & Resort.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Townsend, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Townsend.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Townsend?
For more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Townsend, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Townsend?
Based on reviews, Best Western Cades Cove Inn is a popular 2.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is Tremont Lodge & Resort.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Townsend?
Best Western Cades Cove Inn is a favorite property for couples, and features a seasonal outdoor pool and free breakfast.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Townsend?
Tremont Lodge & Resort is a top lodge for people traveling with their pets, and offers 2 outdoor pools and an indoor pool for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Dancing Bear Lodge and Best Western Cades Cove Inn.
Where is the best place to stay with easy access to Cades Cove?
Tremont Lodge & Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star lodge offers 2 outdoor pools and an indoor pool. You’ll find it 5.1 mi (8.1 km) from Cades Cove. Other good choices around the area include Best Western Cades Cove Inn and Dancing Bear Lodge.
What's the best place to stay in Townsend to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Best Western Cades Cove Inn is a top property for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices close to historic sites include Townsend Gateway Inn and Tremont Lodge & Resort. Also Dark Island Swinging Bridge and Tuckaleechee Caverns are a couple of local landmarks worth a visit.
What are some accommodations with pools in Townsend?
Tremont Lodge & Resort is a popular 3-star lodge featuring 2 outdoor pools, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Bear Hug by RedAwning is another choice that offers an onsite pool.
What is the best spa hotel in Townsend?
Southern Charm by RedAwning is a top spa hotel with an arcade/game room, barbecue grills, and billiards/pool table. Why not spend some time relaxing in the spa tub?
What's the best place to stay near McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)?
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Knoxville Airport is a popular hotel, featuring free breakfast and an indoor pool. It’s located a short 0.6 mi (1 km) from McGhee Tyson Airport. Other good options within close proximity to the airport include Hilton Knoxville Airport and Comfort Suites Airport.
What is staying in Townsend like?
Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Townsend, and many visitors are sure to appreciate the mountain views and riverfront. The culturally rich and relaxing setting also entices those visiting the city. Top sights in the city include Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cades Cove. In Townsend, there are 185 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

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