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Townsend Gateway Inn

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Reviewed 23 June 2015

This place was very nice, clean and comfortable. A very quiet and relaxed atmosphere with extra charming touches. The owners went out of their way to ensure our stay was great. A great place to stay and we will definitely stay there again.

2Thank Lori W
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The place looks to have been recently renovated. The owner greeted us and even gave us a gift basket. The outside is very nice and there are two rocking chairs for each room. The room itself looks great and the beds were comfortable. The decor was different, but we liked it. No production quality paintings. Several features that we liked...

1Thank Kenneth S
canton,ga, United States
Reviewed 14 June 2015

the current reviews on trip advisor is right on. the room is the cleanest,neatest,i have seem even in more upper class hotels.staff was great and priced reasonable for this time of year .10 thumbs up.

1Thank Earl J
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 11 June 2015

This is best of the best and all the rest. It's very deceiving at first glance. I've never been in a motel any cleaner than this one. The staff and owners (brother and sister) are the reason. Impecable and absolutely the top of the line in ever single category you can think of 10 of 10 good.

2Thank 438doesntmatter438
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here one night to attend the synchronous firefly event in the Smokey mountains for which the motel offers a Complimentary bus ride into the park. Nice, clean room. Courteous and caring staff and beautiful surroundings and being pet friendly was a plus. Will definitely stay here again.

Thank Cruiserlady
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This was by far one of the cleanest hotels we have ever stayed at and we do alot of traveling always staying at some of the finest hotels. The room was very comfortable and the owners on premises were very hospitable. Nice and close to Cades Cove which is a great place to see bear, deer, turkeys,etc. The gift basket...

1Thank 727marlenen
Ohatchee, Alabama
Reviewed 7 June 2015

After a long day of driving up from Alabama in the rain and cold, then searching the local area for sites and info for ancestry research, this was just what we needed. The man at the desk could not have been more gracious in receiving and assisting us. The quality of the room and service were far above what we...

1Thank claytonce
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Only stayed one night but it was an awesome experience! Very friendly staff and the rooms were very nice and clean! With us staying here we were able to see the synchronous fireflies. When you stayed here in the first part of June you were offered free shuttle to Elkmont Tennessee to see the yearly synchronous fireflies display! It is...

3Thank Cyndy B
Galveston, Texas
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We spent a couple of nights here and we were very pleased with the place. The desk person was very nice and helpful and gave us some very good tips on the area. The room was big and the bed comfortable. There was a nice little gift basket waiting for us when we arrived. Its also a very good location....

1Thank BigBear1977
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the size and age of this motel. It is spotless and simply decorated. The owners are wonderful host and go out of their way to ensure your stay is pleasant. The amenities are far better than any I've seen from even top rated chain hotels. We will be back for what we hope is a longer...

2Thank Sherri G

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GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Townsend Gateway Inn offers travelers a comfortable, enjoyable and restful stay, providing luxurious accommodations in a unique environmentally friendly family atmosphere. Beautifully appointed rooms and a host of amenities add to the charm of the Townsend Gateway Inn making it one of Townsend Tennessee's most desired travel destinations and a natural choice for our guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Townsend Gateway Inn

Address: 8270 State Hwy 73, Townsend, TN 37882
Region: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Price Range: $143 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Townsend Gateway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
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#1 Family Hotel in Townsend
#1 Green Hotel in Townsend
#1 Romantic Hotel in Townsend
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“It's all on one level so all rooms are basically the same.”
Bjaya, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“they all face the same direction”
Cowellboy, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the road and bike path. Very limited traffic at night.”
687phyllisc, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in in a cabin so that is all I can speak for. Cabin was awesome”
visionsindigital, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
383thomasb, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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