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“Great Value and a Pleasant stay!”
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Wild Bear Inn
Ranked #55 of 90 Hotels in Pigeon Forge
Anderson, IN
1 review
“Great Value and a Pleasant stay!”
Reviewed 17 April 2012

we had a very good experience here, we will defintely stay here again. Michelle in housekeeping helped make it a good experience. The pancake breakfast was nice, staff was friendly. Room was clean and a good value. We spent 9 nights here and was not disappointed, it is not the Embassy Suites, but a nice place to stay. Great location!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Melissa A
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SmokyMountainResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Inn, responded to this review, 21 April 2012
At Rodeway Inn, the housekeeping staff is always ready and eager to help make your stay the best one yet. Thank you for your review and for letting us know that Michelle was helpful and made the experience even better for you. We hope to see you during your next trip to the Smoky Mountains.
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Louisville
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Reviewed 16 April 2012

Stayed in the apartment and was amazed at the great value. There was plenty of room and it was very clean thanks Rodeway inn we will be back !!!!! The pancake breakfast was a great bonus

Room Tip: If you are in a larger party check out the 3 bedroom apartment for a great value.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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Thank Jimblouisville
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SmokyMountainResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Inn, responded to this review, 21 April 2012
Thank you for your review. We depend on feedback from our guests to let us know what we are doing right, and what we can improve. The three bedroom apartment is spacious and very popular with our guests. We are excited that you enjoyed your vacation and will be back to stay with us again in the future!
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Reviewed 15 April 2012

We stay at this hotel about every other weekend & Becky at guest services is the best. Every time I book at room she is so helpful, & is the nices person there. Her service is one of the reasons that keeps us coming back. Is the best in piegon forge !

  • Stayed April 2012
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Thank Paula1218
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SmokyMountainResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Inn, responded to this review, 21 April 2012
We are always appreciative when a guest of ours takes the time to share their positive experience with us, and we're pleased to learn that Becky was able to make your stay even better. Her helpfulness and great personality are attributes that help make Rodeway Inn a great place to spend your vacation. We'll see you soon!
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Anniston, Alabama
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Reviewed 9 April 2012

We were very suprised by the Rodeway Inn. We only stayed one night ( because it was a rewards night), but I would definetly stay again. This hotel is older, but it was clean and offered everything we needed. The pancake breakfast (FREE!) was wonderful as well. We were given a "goodie bag" at check-out, and everything went smoothly. Overall, for the price you can't beat it.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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SmokyMountainResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Inn, responded to this review, 21 April 2012
We are so glad that you chose Rodeway Inn. Thank you for the kind words and comments about your room and the complimentary pancake breakfast. We look forward to your return visit. Have a wonderful spring!
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Rex
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Reviewed 9 April 2012

I was very pleased with my stay.Joyce was very nice and helpful.The room was clean and the free breakfast was great. I will definitely stay here when I visit again this summer.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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Thank sharib0123
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SmokyMountainResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Inn, responded to this review, 11 April 2012
Thank you for sharing your experience! Joyce is an outstanding part of our front desk team and we are happy to hear that she was helpful during your stay. Our housekeeping staff is dedicated to making sure our guest rooms are clean and comfortable; we're glad you enjoyed your accommodations. We look forward to seeing you again in the summertime!
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2012

We stayed several nights here cause our normal place was booked we missed having our own balcony and the doors here were horrible my one year old could open them and get out so not to safe but did have chain at top. Our housekeepers did not speak English and came one day at four pm and another at seven thirty in the morning. the front desk workers were very nice though. Would stay if other place was not available but that's the only way.

  • Stayed April 2012
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Thank chunkmonk11
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SmokyMountainResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Inn, responded to this review, 11 April 2012
All feedback from our guests is valuable and lets us know how we can improve, so thank your taking the time to review our hotel. We're glad you were pleased with the friendliness of our staff and hope to see you again in the future.
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Ringgold, Georgia, United States
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Reviewed 6 April 2012

We were very pleased with this hotel... We were here for 3 days, a group of crocheters and their husbands. We asked if we could go to the lobby to group and very pleasantly were told yes. Jackie is a true Staff member, what a personality she has. She talked and laughed with us, gave us tips around the area, helped us decide where to eat. She is a blessing for that hotel.... We had all the popcorn and coffee we wanted while in the lobby,

Our room was clean and cosy... The only thing I really have to complain about is the WIFI is really slow and was hard to connect. Other than that we were very happy !!!

The pancake house need to stay open after breakfast. That would also be a plus.

Looking forward to coming back and seeing Jackie!! I have to admit their were others there as well and they we just as nice and with great personalities.

Room Tip: ALways try to get a front room , Even though they have 2 quessn beds they are larger and look more c...
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank Karen W
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SmokyMountainResorts, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Inn, responded to this review, 11 April 2012
It is exciting when our guests leave us comments about our staff. We are happy to hear that Jackie assisted you and made your stay a pleasant one. The lobby is just the perfect place for relaxing and chatting with friends over a cup of coffee; we're glad you enjoyed it. The feedback on the WiFi is very helpful, so sorry you experienced a poor connection, and we will be addressing that. Again, thanks for reviewing us and we will see you next year!
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Property: Wild Bear Inn
Address: 4236 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863-4012 (Formerly Rodeway Inn Pigeon Forge)
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Pigeon Forge
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #55 of 90 Hotels in Pigeon Forge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Wild Bear Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 116
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Prime Location, Adjacent to the Beautiful Great Smoky Mountains Wild Bear Inn (formerly Rodeway Inn Pigeon Forge, Mountain Skys Lodge) located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is a cozy hotel that offers guests comfortable accommodations in the heart of Pigeon Forge, all within minutes of Great Smoky Mountains National Park - the most-visited national park in the United States - as well as Dollywood theme park, Dollywood Splash Country water park and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. In fact, Wild Bear Inn is the closest hotel in Pigeon Forge to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Adventurers, visitors and families find comfort within the newly renovated Wild Bear Inn at a premier mountainside location along the Great Smoky Mountains. Stop in for a one-night stay or vacation all week to enjoy the amenities, including a pool and on-site restaurant, Wild Bear Pancake House, serving breakfast daily. Choose from a variety of rooms, including a spacious three-bedroom unit all the way to a cozy and quaint studio. ... more   less 
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