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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just got back from my trip to tuckaleechee retreat center and I have nothing but great things to say about my trip. Mrs. Peggy answered all my questions and gave me information about different hiking areas and who to talk to she was great help. I rented out the blue spruce cabins and it was great it came with...

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Peggy S, Guest Relations Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hello STL B, We are thankful you had an enjoyable stay in our Blue Spruce cabin here at TRC! Thank you for your kind words. We'd love to have you return again. Sincerely, Peggy / Guest Services Mgr.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the absolute pleasure of staying in this gem of a retreat as a much needed personal getaway. I particularly enjoyed Cedar Cove a very quaint cabin with stunning charm. Fully equipped with your basic needs you only have to bring yourself and food and even that can be delivered if you like by the grocery store. The staff...

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Peggy S, Guest Relations Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hello Jada, Thank you for your kind words. We're so thankful you had a special and quiet stay with us at TRC! Sincerely, Peggy / Guest Services Mgr.

Winona Lake, Indiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family has used this property for a number of years as place to have Thanksgiving. With a group of over 60 people it is a challenge to find a place that will sleep all of us, allow us access to a kitchen and be in a central location for all of us to travel to. Then there is the...

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Peggy S, Guest Relations Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thank you so very much for your kind words in review of our facility your family used at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center. We realize that you have many choices and yet you chose us for your event. Thank you. Our goal is to serve our guests well, in providing a clean facility as well as meeting other needs while...

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center. My husband and I stayed in the Blue Spruce cabin with our two year old son. We really enjoyed the views and the front porch with rocking chairs. The cabin has a nice fireplace and everything you need to cook with in the kitchen. We had a super comfy king sized bed...

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Peggy S, Guest Relations Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hello April, I'm sorry to be so delayed in my response to your review. Thank you for your kind words. We're so thankful that you and your family enjoyed your stay in our Blue Spruce cabin. Be sure to consider us in the future when you need a getaway in the Smoky Mountains! Sincerely, Peggy / Guest Services Mgr.

Crown City, Ohio
Reviewed 26 August 2016

What an amazing experience and value for all that you get. I can't express my appreciation and thanks to the staff enough. I'm excited for our next visit and can't wait for it!! Clean facilities, beautiful views, wonderful location, and close to great activities. I highly recommend this place whether you're a couple, a family, or a large church group!

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Peggy S, Guest Relations Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hello, Please forgive my tardiness in responding to your special review. Thank you for taking the time to write...we appreciate that and your kind words. We're so thankful that our facility met your expectations and that you'd like to return... Please do consider us when you are looking for a meeting place in the Smokies! Thanks! Sincerely, Peggy / Guest...

Milan, TN
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Check in process could not have been better. We were a very late arrival the information for our cabin was in the designated area arranged by phone with a Real person. Upon arrival to our cabin it was well lit and prepped for us. The hot tub was on the front porch just waiting for us to enjoy. we...

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Peggy S, Guest Relations Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hello, I'm so sorry for the very delayed response to your review. Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to give us a review. It's very helpful to know that your stay here and the cabin, was enjoyed by you! Please consider us when you need another getaway in the Smoky Mountains! Sincerely, Peggy / Guest...

Alexandria, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We were very pleased with our visit here. We stayed in the Blue Spruce Cabin, which had one bedroom, bath, living, and kitchen area. There was a deck with a hot-tub and a barbeque pit. Inside, there was a Jacuzzi. The cabin was clean and comfortable. It included bath and bedroom linens and kitchen supplies. All we needed was food...

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Peggy S, Guest Relations Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Dear Friends, Thank you very much for your kind words. We're pleased that you were very comfortable and enjoyed your time here at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center. We'd love to have you back...repeat guests for 2017 get a 15% discount....please remind me when you call! Blessings, Peggy

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I surprised my boyfriend with a trip to Tennessee for the weekend (Friday through Monday). I found a deal for the Blue Spruce cabin at the Tuckaleechee Retreat Center and WOW was it a steal!!!! We are from Orlando so we made the 12 hour drive out to Townsend at 3 am Friday morning. We arrived around 4pm at the...

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Peggy S, Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Tiffany, This is Ruth filling in for Peggy Steele. She had knee replacement surgery last week and is out of the office for awhile. Consequently, that's why it is taking so long for us to respond to your review. Your review was SO complimentary. Thank you for the lovely things you said about your stay here. That really helps us...

Pittsburgh
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a retreat center, not a hotel. The setting is just amazing and the views are spectacular. The kitchen has everything utensil or gadget you could possibly need to prepare for your family or group. The dining area is spacious (Elk Lodge) and has a fireplace, large living room and conference room. The bedrooms were comfortable. We looked at...

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Peggy S, Guest Relations Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your special review of our Elk Lodge cabin. We're thankful that it was comfortable for your group and that you had an enjoyable time here at TRC! Do consider us in the future for another group get-together. Sincerely, Peggy / Guest Services Mgr.

Winston Salem, NC
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is the third year that we have celebrated out Annual Staff Retreat and Planning session at Tuckaleechee. Our folks love to come back! Elk Lodge is beautiful and serves us very well. Most of our staff can stay in the ten rooms. The kitchen and dining room are fully equipped. The upstairs conference room is large enough for the...

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Peggy S, Guest Relations Manager at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, responded to this review

Hello Bruce, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review of our Elk Lodge cabin. We love having your group stay with us. Sincerely, Peggy / Guest Services Mgr.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Make Townsend TN your destination. Visit one of our six cabins, Elk Lodge, Bear Lodge, Deer Lodge, Hemlock Haven, Cedar Cove, or Blue Spruce. Spectacular Smoky Mountain views, quiet and peaceful area, comfortable and casual surroundings, fully equipped kitchens in each cabin, central heat/air, full-sized outdoor seasonal pool, hot tubs, cable TV, free unsecured WiFi. Many activities close by. No pets No alcohol Smoking only permitted outside ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tuckaleechee Retreat Center

Address: 160 Bear Lodge Dr, Townsend, TN 37882-4508
Region: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Price Range: £72 - £964 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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