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    Black Bear Inn & Suites

    1100 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
    (856) 431-5656
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (153)
    Room & Suite (70)
    Dining (4)
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good34%
    • Average18%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “clarion inn” (44 reviews)
    “king suite” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 689 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My recent trip to the Black Bear Inn which we went for the assumption it was still Clarion Inn & Suites. We had a terrible room experience they are all run down not up to date.We were told rooms were completely refurbished since fires but...More

    Thank itravelplaces75
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I really don't mind if hotels discount their nightly rates and add a resort/service fee as long as they are up front about it. This inn hides that fee in the taxes and won't disclose it unless you ask them specifically about it. I really...More

    Thank kay a
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    we began staying there in 2013... for the price then it was a 3 to 3.5 star motel with us. since 2013 we began staying there exclusively, however with each passing trip ( 2-3 times a year, from 3 nights to 7). our experiences became...More

    1  Thank ironfrog1220
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at this hotel as part of a church marriage retreat. Before we arrived, every couple in our group was upgraded to a suite with a large jacuzzi tub located in the bedroom. Our room, #212, was located around the corner from the elevator...More

    Thank Sarah C
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    First time I’ve staying in downtown Gatlinburg and this place didn’t disappoint. The hotel is within walking distance to everything in downtown Gatlinburg. The hotel itself is a little dated and could use some refreshing but the rooms are clean and the staff was friendly....More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$125 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Business Hotel in Gatlinburg
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 130
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Tennessee >
    • Sevier County >
    • Gatlinburg
    • Also Known As
    • Clarion Inn And Suites ,
    • Clarion Gatlinburg ,
    • Gatlinburg Clarion
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    Traveller (153)
    Room & Suite (70)
    Dining (4)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (98)
    Bathroom (14)
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    Amy C
    9 September 2017|
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    Response from RevJack-HM08 | Reviewed this property |
    The pool is not in the same building as the room but out in the parking lot is an I closed pool with a glass roof.
    Amy C
    9 September 2017|
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    Response from Sheryl B | Reviewed this property |
    Not far it is in the back where the parking lot is. We did not go to the pool area it looked kinda gross!
    29 December 2016|
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    Response from Gatlinburgky | Reviewed this property |
    yes i am almost sure they do. I love the rooms with the balcony facing the road. So many people walking the street. Fun to people watch:)
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    "all rooms have balcony- The front faces the street if you like to people watch"
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    "avoid the place"
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    "Any room facing downtown Gatlinburg."
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    "Front of building with balcony"
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