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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our eighth visit to the Buckhorn Inn and we are always pleased that we went. We have stayed in all of the various accommodations: Traditional room in the Inn, Premier room in the inn, Cottage, and once even in the Bebb House. Each type has its own charm. The Premier Rooms are wheelchair accessible. The traditional rooms are...

Thank traines51 .
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything here is outstanding. The lodging is great. The restaurant food is outstanding. There is only one serving at 7 P M and this is a fixed menu. This is a must! The menu is on-line for a period of one to two weeks. If you see something you like, call and make your reservation asap.

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

we were a group of 15-20 that stayed at the inn. the service was impeccable, helpful and gracious. beautiful views and quiet location very close to the arts & crafts area of Gatlinburg and minutes away by car to the center of town and all its offerings. Rooms whether in the inn or in a cottage or one of the...

Thank ttmayes
Demorest, Georgia
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Oh, how I love this place! I can't tell you how wonderful it is one must experience for oneself. I'm making it our tradition to go to this wonderful place once a year. Gourmet breakfast and gourmet dinners! What's not to love. The owners are the best!

Thank dixiegirl50
The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We arrived at the Inn the day before Thanksgiving. Waiting for us were sack lunches because the dining room was not closed in preparation for the Thanksgiving dinner which was a buffet with more choices than I can remember - all delicious. Inside that bag was the most delicious brownie I have ever had. Lee, the innkeeper, met us when...

1Thank lovetotravelsat
West Chester, Ohio
Reviewed 8 December 2016

My wife and I have been visiting the BuckHorn Inn for 25 years. This little piece of Smoky Mountain heaven is one of the best kept secrets in Gatlinburg. If you want a place that is so comfortable, quiet and relaxing that you never want to leave, check this place out. The breakfast served each morning is awesome!, the service...

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

The title says it all. They were informed we are a same-sex couple at reservation so l could ask point-blank if that was a problem. I got re-assurance it was not. The greeting at check-in was friendly and nice and that was the last smile we got. The cottage was very much like the picture, but that did not show...

Thank Jerry H
Lee M, Owner at Buckhorn Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you did not find out staff consistently friendly and helpful to you and that you found the breakfast and dinner service to be too fast. I have reminded our staff to take a more leisurely approach to service in future. We are also so sorry that you did not enjoy the food and I want...

Nashville, TN
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Ok, first let me say we enjoy a rustic stay HOWEVER not when we when expect what the website says it has only to find out it's what they did NOT say that counts. Rooms were TINY and not at all like the pictures on the website (which obviously were taken years ago with special lens). Old, worn, low ceilings,...

Thank mba
Lee M, Owner at Buckhorn Inn, responded to this review

Dear MBA, I am so sorry you did not enjoy the accommodations at Buckhorn. While the main building has undergone many renovations and updates since 1938, we strive to balance the charm of staying in an historic room with the convenience our guests expect. Many guests find the traditional rooms to be very appealing--I am sorry that you did not....

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem in Gatlinburg that offers a great place to stay at a reasonable price, nice people, a view of Mt Leconte and great food if you choose to eat there. We've been there over a dozen times and will continue to go back.

3Thank Devon S
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My husband and I visited the Buckhorn Inn for our anniversary again this year. It was our sixth visit and as usual, it was the loveliest of stays. We love our accommodations (Lindsay House) and the food was amazing as always. The chefs at Buckhorn always impress us and the staff there is like family, taking such good care of...

Thank catcher526

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beauty, peace, and solitude emanate from the pine and hemlock forest surrounding Buckhorn Inn, while the ever-changing view of the Great Smoky Mountains across mountain meadows of wild flowers never fails to inspire the visitor. We offer a range of Gatlinburg accommodations, from full, private guesthouses to private cottages to traditional inn rooms. Pick the Smoky Mountain lodging that fits your style and length of stay and plan your Tennesee vacation today! East Tennesee's classic country inn, The Buckhorn offers the grandest Smoky Mountain views of any Gatlinburg bed and breakfast. Elegance and period charm mix with the inn's friendly, romantic atmosphere of a Smoky Mountain lodge. Buckhorn has been a favorite destination for visitors to Gatlinburg, Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains since 1938. Situated less than a mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Buckhorn Inn is convenient to all activities and attractions in the area including hiking, arts and crafts, musical theaters, and the Pigeon Forge Outlets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buckhorn Inn

Address: 2140 Tudor Mountain Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6042
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range: $196 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Buckhorn Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Cottages, Traditional rooms 1,2 and 3, and Premier Rooms 1 and 2 have mountain views.”
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 of 5 bubbles traines51, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suite 1 or 2 have the best Smoky Mtn views”
 of 5 bubbles ttmayes, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is not an elevator and some of the rooms are upstairs. If stairs are a problem for you, there are rooms where stairs are not needed.”
 of 5 bubbles lovetotravelsat, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The cottages and premier rooms are beautiful. You won't go wrong anywhere in this place though.”
 of 5 bubbles cincinnati2016, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go anywhere else but here!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles mba, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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