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Econo Lodge Riverside

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Located on the Little Pigeon River, this 4-time Choice Hotel Gold Award winner features an indoor pool & hot tub, deluxe hot breakfast, riverfront picnic area w/ grills, game room, and is within walking distance of popular restaurants and attractions.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
River View
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
1,455Reviews
640Photos
68Q+A
100Room tips
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Very surprised with this hotel, nicely appointed from the front door. Nice fireplace in the lobby, the breakfast area just a step down and staying on the east side thought it would be a hike. Its only 15ft or so to the right. It rained entire weekend and even though my room was
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We were here for one night on our way further south. The positives: friendly staff, clean and comfy bed, pleasant room decor, located along the river, within walking distance of restaurants and some shops, better than average included breakfast. Negatives: the tub in our room
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We have stayed at EconoLodge Riverside many times and it has always been great! This stay was no exception. We had a good, clean room at a great rate. The room as spotless, the heat/air unit worked great and was quiet. The service was amazing, as we were able to check in and
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Response from GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside
Responded 1 week ago
Dear bobbiw133, Thank you so much for staying with us at EconoLodge Riverside! On behalf of our entire team, we appreciate the 5 star rating and positive feedback! We are pleased to hear we exceeded your expectations yet another visit! It's our pleasure to provide such excellent service and make our guests feel right at home. We look forward to many future visits from you and your family! Thank you again for staying with us at EconoLodge Riverside. Have a great day! Sincerely, Aftin Manis GSM
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Our primary purpose of this stay was for our children to have a good time. I spoke with the hotel twice before our stay. I talked to them before booking online. Then, I spoke with them again after booking to make sure our adjoining room request would be honored. Neither time
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Response from GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside
Responded 1 week ago
Dear amandadecker, Thank you so much for staying with us at EconoLodge Riverside! On behalf of our entire team, we apologize for not exceeding your expectations this trip. I do apologize for the pool closure for renovations. I've spoken with the proper staff that handle your reservations and we have rectified this issue to ensure it will not happen again. I hope the compensation towards your next stay that was given for this inconvenience will help in making your future stay much better. We always want to make sure our guest are informed on all projects and renovations that are going on and we failed to do so. I can promise you that will not happen again. We hope to see you all the next time you come to Pigeon Forge! Thank you again for staying with us at EconoLodge Riverside! Have a great day! Sincerely, Aftin Manis GSM
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This hotel is in a great location with lots of great places to eat around. Riverview is nice from second floor and can see the ducks and geese. Just be careful where you walk. Bed and pillows exceeded our expectation in our room. Breakfast was good. Few minor issues with
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Response from GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside
Responded 3 weeks ago
RobinColumbia_TN, Thank you so much for staying with us at EconoLodge Riverside! We appreciate the positive feedback and great rating! On behalf of our entire team, we are pleased to hear we met your expectations and hope to exceed them the next time you are in! I certainly do appreciate your feedback regarding the space in the rooms. I'll share it with the rest of the team and see if we an find a way to improve that. We look forward to your next trip to Pigeon Forge! Thank you again for staying with us at EconoLodge Riverside! Have a great day! Sincerely, Aftin Manis GSM
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Some rooms you do have to walk outside but they have really nice rooms all around the pool
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The pool is inside, but we had a river facing room and had to go outside to get to it.
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No safes in the rooms
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yes, simply call the hotel and ask for group sales if you require more than 9 rooms
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"If use pool in winter pick a pool view room"
"ask for a view of the river"
"Rooms by the pool if you are interested in swimming."
"Big hotel, I would recommend first floor on the inside of the hotel."
"Room 217 faces the main road, but it wasn't that noisy either."
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PRICE RANGE
US$59 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
econo lodge riverside hotel pigeon forgepigeon forge econo lodgeeconolodge pigeon forge
LOCATION
United StatesTennesseePigeon Forge
NUMBER OF ROOMS
201
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