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Crown Point, Indiana
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Our room faced the river, so we had no complaints about noise. We stayed here for three nights, It met our needs and expectations. We were walking distance from many of the popular attractions. Breakfast was good it included the normal hotel food. There was a Starbucks directly across the street along with many other good restaurants. The pool was...

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear WitkowskiHebroin, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear you had a nice quiet visit with us recently. I am glad everything was convenient for you to make your vacation easier and more enjoyable. I hope you choose to stay with us again in the future. Christina Loveday Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

What was I thinking? Another reviewer suggested we request a poolside room. And I thought "the kids will love that!" So I requested a poolside room for our stay. What a mistake. The pool is open from 9AM-11PM. So imagine kids screaming, splashing, playing, and fighting outside your door for 14 hours of every day. And then think of your...

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear JenFamilyTraveler, Thank you for being our guest and leaving us feedback on our property. You are correct the poolside rooms are not for everyone. Some of our guests love them and some do not like the noise. I definitely recommend the riverside it you enjoy peaceful and quiet they are the best. agai thank you for your feedback and...

Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stay here usually when we go to Pigeon Forge. This time I just didn't care for the bed. To stiff for my liking. Didn't sleep as well as I do at home. I totally hated the pillows. Reminds of hospital pillows. Room was nice and clean as always. TV channels are very limited which stinks as...

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GMEPF, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear bthomas4451, I'm sorry to hear that your stay was not enjoyable as it has been in the past. We are currently working on getting newer more comfortable pillows for all of our rooms. and as for the beds we haven't recently changed the mattresses, but maybe it's time to start looking into that. We usually have an extensive HD...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This is our second year in a row staying here. We really love the hotel we love the set up in the back with the ducks. In the back they have benches, picnic tables, fire pit, and a covered area with several picnic tables or you can enjoy your meal. staff very friendly and accommodating. Breakfast is delicious We did...

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GMEPF, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Kim H, I am Happy to see that we have turned you into a repeat Guest! It thrills me that you have found a place where you can build memories to come. The next time you stay with us try taking a dip in our pool or relaxing in our hot tub. We look forward to seeing you again....

Prestonsburg
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

This hotel was exactly what you would want in a family vacation stay. We stayed 3 nights and were very impressed. We thoroughly inspected every inch of our room upon check in and it was very clean. It smelled nice and unlike other hotels we have stayed in in the past it did not bother our allergies. The rooms were...

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear PureKate, I am so happy to receive a review like this one. our housekeeping and Maintenance teams are the best in this area. They work very hard and strive to make every guests experience a great one. I am also so happy you enjoyed our deluxe Hot breakfast and you found our prices to be affordable. Thank you for...

Prestonsburg, Kentucky
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Me, My wife & daughter stayed here for 3 nights & it was everything you would want in a hotel. Pool area was beautiful & open, even came with a hot tub. The staff was very helpful & nice. We noticed the maintenance staff working throughout our stay, which is rare these days. One of the best free breakfast layouts...

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear John S, I am so happy to hear we are everything you wanted in a hotel! I am glad your vacation was great and that you enjoyed our indoor pool. I am thrilled that my fantastic guest service team was able to assist you in all ways possible. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I highly recommend Econo Lodge Riverside as a place to stay. Clean quiet rooms and at a. great price. Very nic area at the rear where the river is located called riverwalk. Ducks all around just waiting for sa little omething to eat A nice place to relax.

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Steve W, We cannot thank you enough for being our guest. I am so glad that you will recommend our property to others that is such a great compliment, I am Thrilled you loved our beautiful riverwalk and were able to relax and enjoy all it splendor. Thank you for your review and we cant wait to see and...

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Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

This was a great room for the price and the location. The kids enjoyed the indoor pool. We were happy with the breakfast choices and the staff did a wonderful on stocking the food even on a busy morning. Everything was warm and fresh. The one thing you may want to check is the room layout to ensure it works...

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GMEPF, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear family4usa, Thank you so much for giving our beloved property a chance during your recent trip to the Smokies! Our indoor pool is a very popular attraction for most of our guests. and I am glad that your family Took the opportunity to enjoy it. Thank you for being our guest and we look forward to your next visit....

Midland, Michigan
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We chose to stay one night while passing through Pigeon Forge, and this hotel was very affordable. It has a river walk behind the hotel, which is very peaceful. The parking is behind the hotel, and the lobby is in the front. Our room on the 3rd floor was very clean and comfortable. We checked out very early the next...

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GMEPF, Guest Relations Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear DianeC23, Thank you so much for staying with us! I appreciate you recognizing our Econo Lodge Team, as they all work very hard to ensure our property and overall guest experience remains top notch. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you and your family the next time you are in Pigeon Forge. Jordan Scapecchi Guest...

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We stayed at the Econo Lodge Riverside last month, from the 4th thru the 8th, and I have NO complaints! Well, except for the breakfast, it was so-so. It was always clean, the staff was helpful, and we encountered no issues! For a budget motel, this one was the

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Dear Felicia L, Thank you so much for being our guest during your romantic Getaway. We are pleased to hear you had a wonderful experience. We hope you will keep us in mind for your next trip to the Great Smoky Mountains. Jordan Scapecchi Guest Service Manager

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Little Pigeon River, this 4-time Choice Hotel Gold Award winner features an indoor pool & hot tub, deluxe hot breakfast, riverfront picnic area w/ grills, game room, and is within walking distance of popular restaurants and attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Riverside

Address: 2440 N Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37868
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Pigeon Forge
Price Range: $107 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Econo Lodge Riverside 2.5*
Number of rooms: 201
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Riverside Hotel Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge Econo Lodge
Econolodge Pigeon Forge
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#14 Business Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#20 Family Hotel in Pigeon Forge
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“Get a room with no connecting door if you are sensitive to noise from neighboring rooms.”
TGMFan, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you do not want to woke up really early every day.. make sure you put a "do not disturb" sign on door..”
alatodd2016, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Call ahead. This place, understandably so, stays booked.”
gregoryh2, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Poolside is a plus if you have swimmers!”
biomedbob, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“stay in rear upper floor”
Outlanders, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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