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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My boyfriend and I found Dancing Bear at an affordable price for one night . I had to perform in a concert at nearby Blackberry Farm and decided it would be fun to stay in Townsend and go hiking the next day. The location was very convenient yet the accommodations were quiet with nice landscaping. We were thrilled that they...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a great time at Dancing Bears cabin. We only went for an overnight but wish we could have stayed longer. The cabin was nice and clean and had a full kitchen. The hot tub was outside and was great to relax at night. Would go there again and next time stay longer!

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Mark O, Owner at Dancing Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us!! Hope you had a chance to check out the Bistro!

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay. Amazing restaurant!!!! Cabins are perfect. Surround by beauty everywhere and an awesome place to get away. Have been many times, and never disappointed. This is a must stay kind of place, and do not miss out on a top tier restaurant.

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Thank J3304YWedwins
Mark O, Owner at Dancing Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Always love hearing from returning guests!! And so glad to see we continue to meet your standards! See you again soon.

Cookeville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot count how many visits my wife and I have made to Dancing Bear Lodge. This much is for sure - it's not enough! There are the constants that bring you back such as quality and cleanliness of accommodations, an ever accommodating staff, and the beauty of the surroundings. Then there is the revival of your soul from all...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed here 6 times in 3 years. It never fails to impress. The people, the environment, the restaurant. An amazing package for any traveler. A true resort. Wood burning fireplaces with wood stacked off the edge of your parking. The restaurant is an adventure in amazing and interesting food. Beds remind me of The Four Seasons or The Omni.

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Evansville, Indiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the cabin looked new. beds were feather topped and nice linens.wonderful nights sleep. the bistro was a short walk down the path.beautiful atmosphere and excellent food. just a few miles from smoky mountain national park. when we came back from breakfast at little restaurant on the little river housekeeping had already been there and gone. spotless as if we had...

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Mark O, Owner at Dancing Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the picturesque review!! So happy you enjoyed your stay.... we'll have seat cushions for you next time!

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are local from Knoxville and decide to stay for a night just to get away. Was very pleased with the experience and the accommodations. It is a great location and feels very private. Next time we will definetly visit the dining room!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently spent 3 perfect nights in the "Doe Knob" 1 bedroom deluxe cabin. It was a fantastic experience in every way. The ease of check in is so great all it involves is driving straight to your cabin and walking in. Everything is set to go. Dancing Bear considers all your needs the same as any luxury hotel, and...

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't know what to expect and drove into the woods and found our cabin and opened up to a modern country super clean spa! The food they left for breakfast was so nice. The room is so tasteful - it is like a luxurious cabin - well the one we were in - I think some others may be...

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Mark O, Owner at Dancing Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the visit! Sorry about the check-in difficulties. We'll do better!

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cabins are great & so is the lodge -- cocktails by the fire inside or by the outdoor firepit! Dinner is fantastic & we have been treated to live music more than once. Tiffany at the bar is a particular favorite :) !

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Hope to see you again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centered in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Dancing Bear Cabins are known as East Tennessee's ultimate vacation basecamp offering charming Southern hospitality. It's picturesque location and luxurious amenities offer guests an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate after trekking mountain trails and exploring surrounding areas. With 36 acres featuring intimate rustic cabins and countless sports and activities, Dancing Bear Cabins creates a comforting retreat tailor-made for the adventurer in all of us. We welcome our guests to experience the best the Smokies have to offer by reserving one of our charming cabins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dancing Bear Lodge

Address: 137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend, TN 37882
Region: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Price Range: £112 - £233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dancing Bear Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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