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Old Creek Lodge
Ranked #7 of 78 Hotels in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence
Geneva, Illinois
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Nice hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Enjoyed our 2 night stay while in Gatlinburg. The room was clean and the view and sounds of the river from the balcony was very nice and relaxing. I had issues getting onto the WIFI, but the front desk went above and beyond till the issue was resolved with the cable company. My only suggestion is to better seal the main door to the room. It needed a door sweep and weatherstripping, was able to see light all around the door when closed. But overall, a nice place to stay at when in Gatlinburg!

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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7 Thank Ron S
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Typically my husband and I rent a cabin when we visit Gatlinburg but for our last stay we were only going to be there for the weekend so we decided to check out this hotel. Hotel is in a very peaceful location with the stream off the balcony but very close for walking to all of the shops and restaurants. We found the room to be clean and nicely decorated. We arrived later than anticipated and the front desk was very kind and helpful when we arrived. Breakfast was a bit bare but it was free! We would definitely consider staying here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Stacey T
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Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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83 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

We stayed here for our 10 year anniversary and was not disappointed. Loved the decor! Older hotel (I remember when it was a Fairfield Inn years ago), but it is clean and updated. Great location, you can leave your car and walk to everything in Gatlinburg. Loved the balcony over the creek, the fireplace, and the shower was beautiful. Small pool, but it was warm (we swam in the rain). Lady at front desk was very friendly, nice breakfast, and cookies in the afternoon. Will definitely stay here again!

Room Tip: 2nd floor rooms are right over parking garage, could be noisy from cars underneath.
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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Crystal D
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Pisgah Forest, North Carolina, United States
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41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for our anniversary. Much better than I expected for the price. It appears to be an older hotel, but the rooms have been very nicely updated and very clean. Beds are older, but comfortable. Love the view from the balcony of the creek. Great location. Will definitely stay here again.

Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Stephanie G
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Bettendorf, Iowa
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

We spent a week traveling throughout the Smoky Mountains and stayed here 2 nights. It was by far one of my favorite places that we stayed. We found it to be very centrally located to everything we did in Gatlinburg. Yet off the strip enough that it wasn't crowded and loud. We found the room to be very nice for the price and the view of the creek was amazing. I loved sitting outside at night with a glass of wine and in the morning with a glass of coffee and listening to the creek. If we go to Gatlinburg in the future we will definitely stay here again. The staff was all very helpful as well.

Stayed July 2014
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3 Thank Ambermet
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34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have made this our own vacation getaway tradition. The rooms are very clean and remarkably huge. The beds are ultra-comfortable. Free WiFi! The walk-in tiled shower is amazing and the extra large jacuzzi is only outdone by the extra small price. This has got to be the best value for a hotel room I have ever been privileged to enjoy! You ABSOLUTELY CANNOT go wrong staying here!

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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5 Thank Cucchiaj
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Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Great stay! Quiet and clean! Great downtown location! The hotel is older but is well maintained. Enjoyed listening to the creek, and watching the aerial tram. We didn't use the pool, but looked clean. Biscuits and gravy were yummy!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank ReedyCreekBuc
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Additional Information about Old Creek Lodge

Property: Old Creek Lodge
Address: 680 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3129 (Formerly Fairfield Inn Gatlinburg Downtown)
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Family Hotel in Gatlinburg
#17 Romantic Hotel in Gatlinburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Creek Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Old Creek Lodge promises the best that nature has to offer in Gatlinburg with its unique mountain charm located at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. At Old Creek Lodge you’ll find state-of-the-art amenities among its traditional mountain craft decor and massive log beams. Downtown Gatlinburg shops, restaurants, and attractions are just outside your door. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Old Creek Hotel Gatlinburg
Fairfield Inn Gatlinburg
Fairfield Gatlinburg
Gatlinburg Fairfield Inn

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