downtown gatlinburg

Top 4 Most Convenient Hotels in Gatlinburg for Downtown Fun

Gatlinburg is packed full of activities for the family, and there are hotels in Gatlinburg that are conveniently located to give you a full slate of fun without a whole lot of effort getting there. The walkability factor makes them a perfect home base for exploring too. We’ll give you 4 different places to stay that’ll enable you to get the full experience of this tourist town.

1. Old Creek Lodge

Old Creek Lodge hotel in GatlinburgLocated on River Road, Old Creek Lodge is the accommodation of choice for many visitors to the area. Its location between a pair of babbling mountain streams makes it a perfect place for relaxing on the balcony during breaks from your planned activities. When you’re not admiring the rustic log furniture in your room, you can wander about to places near the hotel. The ​Ober Gatlinburg​ Tramway Mall is just across the street, and when your hunger hits, head to ​Big Daddy’s Pizzeria​ or ​Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que​ for a fantastic, filling feast!

2. Greystone Lodge at the Aquarium

If you haven’t already heard about ​Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies​, one of the most ideal hotels in Gatlinburg for discovering it — ​Greystone Lodge at the Aquarium​ — is right next door. Its central location in town, along with the aquarium, provides easy access to other popular places in town as well. You’re just a short distance from the Mountain Mall​, and the Gatlinburg Trolley station is nearby too. Now you’re able to go anywhere you want around town!

3. Quality Inn Creekside

outdoor pool at Quality Inn CreeksideAnother place we recommend for quality and convenience is none other than the Quality Inn Creekside​. If you want to feel like you’re right in the middle of the action without all the noise, this one checks all the boxes. All 100+ rooms are located back in a quiet area far enough away from the bustle of downtown. They also have a special location up a hill off the Parkway that offers mountain and Gatlinburg Space Needle views. Do yourself a favor by checking out this place — and check in while you’re at it!

4. Reagan Inn

If you like the location of Quality Inn Creekside, then ​Reagan Inn will peak your interest, and also give you everything you’ll need in a place to stay. Hotels in Gatlinburg offer something for everyone, but cleanliness and convenience are important characteristics of this one. They give their guests a great experience by keeping prices low, which helps with budgeting for many fun activities. We challenge you to find a better place to enjoy a comfortable vacation without breaking the bank on your accommodations!

We believe in making it easy for people visiting Gatlinburg to have a stress-free vacation. The process of planning your trip should also be an easy one. The places in Gatlinburg we’ve recommended are all great for families, ensuring you won’t make a bad decision by choosing any of them! For even more choices, click here to discover more hotels in Gatlinburg.