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Bearskin Lodge on the River

840 River Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

+1 865 430 4330

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About Bearskin Lodge on the River, Gatlinburg

Value for money

Providing a swimming pool, Bearskin Lodge on the River is located in Gatlinburg and is a brief stroll from Great Smoky Mountains and Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort. It has a gym, as well as a BBQ/picnic area, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi. Guests of this 3-star hotel can book sightseeing trips with help from the tour desk. A wake-up service, a garden and a lift are also provided. All the rooms at Bearskin Lodge on the River include a refrigerator, plus all the necessities for an enjoyable stay. Hot drinks can be made with complimentary tea and coffee supplies. There are a selection of eateries near the hotel, and Pigeon Forge is an easy car trip away. Gatlinburg Convention Center and Gatlinburg Space Needle Tower are within a 10-minute walk and Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport is 25 minutes' drive away.

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Standard Rooms - Garden view


$263 totalExpedia
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King Rooms - Sea view


$431 totalExpedia
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Queen Rooms - Harbor view


$238 totalAgoda.com
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Other Rooms - Lake view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • River view
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • City view


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Mini-market on site
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Beach towels
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator

Health and safety

  • Physical distancing rules
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed


  • Iron and ironing board


  • Desk

Things to do

  • Hiking


  • Fitness center


  • Outdoor pool

Places of interest near Bearskin Lodge on the River

Attractions in Gatlinburg, Tennessee curated by momondo

Bearskin Lodge on the River location: 840 River Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738


Gatlinburg Sky Lift0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Park Grill Steakhouse0.1 mi
The Park Grill0.1 mi
Texas Roadhouse - Gatlinburg0.1 mi
Luigi's Pizzeria0.1 mi

Bearskin Lodge on the River Reviews

ExcellentBased on 1381 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very friendly staff and very clean. (in 182 reviews)
  • "Very nice rooms, really clean, great location" (in 178 reviews)
  • Great stay and great location. (in 140 reviews)
Cons -
  • "Small breakfast room, slow elevators" (in 53 reviews)
  • Pictures on the website of the pool was very inaccurate. (in 23 reviews)
  • only one elevator was working. (in 12 reviews)

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Frequently asked questions

  • 3 star hotels in Gatlinburg typically cost $364/night, but Bearskin Lodge on the River is typically available for $116/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • There are 27.1 mi between Knoxville McGhee Tyson and Bearskin Lodge on the River. The drive to and from the airport should be about 1h 21min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • Bearskin Lodge on the River has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Knoxville McGhee Tyson to the hotel, but also around Gatlinburg during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Gatlinburg are on average $35/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Bearskin Lodge on the River. The nearest airport to the hotel is Knoxville McGhee Tyson.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Gatlinburg specifically look for hotels with a pool. Bearskin Lodge on the River may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • Bearskin Lodge on the River is 0.8 mi away from the city center of Gatlinburg, where you can find interesting sights such as Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 865 430 4330.

  • Yes, Bearskin Lodge on the River has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at Bearskin Lodge on the River. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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