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Bluefield, West Virginia
Reviewed 1 March 2009

Cheap price. Nice people. Good spot. Perfect you need nothign else. Less your spoiled uptight. And a clean freak. IF so glad i dont have be tortured by you.

Thank tinalala2
Burlington, IA
Reviewed 13 May 2008

I stayed at the Bales motel the first week of May 2008. The location was great as it was off of the very busy Parkway. The room had a kitchen in it the we used at least twice per day. This saved a ton of money as it is expensive and time consuming to eat out in Gatlinburg and Pigeon...

Thank Carrie4785
Baton Rouge, LA
Reviewed 23 January 2008

We stayed here for a family trip. The room with kitchen was clean and comfortable. The motel is an easy walk to the strip. If you want a room to stay while running around Gatlinburg and the National Park this is the perfect place. The room with kitchen was well worth the price

1Thank Bayoucouple
Reviewed 8 January 2008

Building is old, not kept up the best but not the worse. People in office real nice. Location real good. Price exstreamly good. Rooms with and with out kitchens. Beds hard.

1Thank redeemedBYgrace
mont. al
Reviewed 30 August 2007

We decided to vacation in Gatlinburg at the last minute. We didn't have alot of money to spend on an expensive hotel. So after readind the reviews on tripadvisor, I we decided to go with Bales. I call the hotel directly and got a great low rate. When we arrived, I didn't like the look of the hotel, kinda country...

3Thank prettyt
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Reviewed 20 August 2007

I read the reviews of this hotel and though OK i can do this. I wanted a clean inexpensive hotel. What I got was more like the BATES MOTEL. Our room, on the end towards the back was in shambles. The staff was very nice but the room was scary. The beds were very thin, there were holes in wall...

2Thank dmagestro
Reviewed 31 July 2007

I was a little disappointed with the motel after reading the great reviews. The room we had was clean but a little musty smelling. Beds were pretty hard and the biggest disappointment was the swimming pool. My kids were looking forward to swimming and when we went to look at it after our arrival- it had dirt clumps in the...

2Thank beachloverMidwest
Pomeroy ,Ohio 45769
Reviewed 9 July 2007

I have stayed at Bales on numerous occaisions since 1977.My last stay was in April 2007.Bill has always treated me as a friend not a customer.Bales has a laid back country atmosphere and everyone who stays there are always friendly.It is not the Hilton but it is very clean with all the extras and it makes me feel at home...

2Thank Ben2913
Green Bay, WI
Reviewed 7 July 2007

We attempted to stay at the Bales while in Gatlinburg but the place is a dump! All of the nice reviews on tripadvisor had me fooled. First of all the room the room I was given was not clean. It wasn't even made up from the previous guest. I looked around the room before I went back to the office...

3Thank KaosK
Lorain, Ohio
Reviewed 30 June 2007

We rented the 3 br cabin and found it to be roomy and comfy. Also stayed in one motel room that was not top of the line but had all the comforts we needed, and was clean. The nicest part of our stay was the owner... they went way out of their way to provide for our needs and they...

1Thank Jean M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We're a family-run motel in the heart of the Smokies and that means we're clean, we're quiet, we're cozy, and we're cheap. And that's all we think you need on your next vacation. Give us a try. *Closed from November to March every year.* ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bales Motel

Address: 221 Bishop Ln, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3532
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range: $39 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Bales Town And Country Hotel Gatlinburg
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