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Townsend Gateway Inn

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean. Comfortable beds. Staff was very friendly and helpful. No complaints. I would definitely stay here again in the future. I like that the soap and shampoo are in dispensers. Overall, everything was good. Very comfortable stay.

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North Carolina
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We stayed in one of the cabins. Very roomy space with a kitchen area, a big table to spread out things, a couch and armchair with ottoman. Has almost everything needed in a kitchen for meals including coffee maker (Don't brew 4 cups with the provided packs or you get a very weak coffee), microwave and full size refrigerator. There...

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Westerville, Ohio
Reviewed 9 November 2016

My wife and I always try to stay at the Townsend Gateway Inn when we are visiting the Smoky Mountain National Park. The location is perfect, close to the park and our favorite area Cades Cove. The Townsend Gateway Inn is managed by a very friendly family who try to accommodate you in the best way possible, the rooms are...

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is a small family-run vintage inn which has been very well maintained and has very good customer service. It has wood floors and has all the normal amenities as well as a gift basket with coffee, tea and edible snacks for each room. The inn has rooms with 2 double beds or 1 king, as well as several stand-alone...

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Ooltewah, Tennessee
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Townsend Gateway Inn was very clean inside. Check in was easy. The bed was comfortable and the staff gave you a gift basket when you check in (coffee, tea, snacks). All the soaps, shampoo and lotions are in wall mounted dispensers which was very handy. If you are going to Townsend I would recommend this hotel. It was reasonably...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Very clean, comfortable room. The daily basket of snacks and goodies was a nice touch. We would take them with us in the morning for a snack while we were in the Cove during the day. The vinyl plank flooring was great instead of carpet which can be so full of germs and smells. Everything about this room was great...

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Bodegraven
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed here six years ago and really not much had changed. The motel has about 20 rooms all on ground floor and you can park your car in front of it. The rooms are big with enough space and everything you need. Location is good being only a 15 minute drive from Cades Cove. Restaurants, gasstation, grocerystore are all...

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Tupelo, Mississippi
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very clean, convenient mom and pop motel in Townsend. The welcome basket of goodies is nice and we loved having the laminate hard wood-look floors! Carpet always creeps me out in a hotel! Nice owners and can't beat the price!

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Cade's Cove for 46th anniversary and booked this mom and pop at a reasonable rate,totally updated for a very pleasant stay,the owner brought champagne and flute glasses to enjoy during our stay

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Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with a friend before a hiking trip. Owners were very helpful. Easy check in. Room was extremely clean and well maintained. Mini fridge and microwave nice addition. Basket of treats to go with our coffee was great. Already planning on returning in 2017.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: RM350 - RM629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Townsend Gateway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Townsend
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“It's all on one level so all rooms are basically the same.”
 of 5 bubbles Bjaya, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“they all face the same direction”
 of 5 bubbles Cowellboy, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the road and bike path. Very limited traffic at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 687phyllisc, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in in a cabin so that is all I can speak for. Cabin was awesome”
 of 5 bubbles visionsindigital, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles 383thomasb, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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