Last year in April, we visited Bearskin Lodge for my birthday. I noticed that half of the parking lot was roped off, but since bus's were allowed to park there, i didn't pay any attention until the front desk staff advised us that they were painting lines in the parking lot.
This year in May, we returned to Bearskin Lodge for Mothers Day. When we arrived, half or more of the parking lot was roped off AGAIN! However, this time, there was not enough parking for the people who were booked in the hotel and they were told after a couple inane remarks to park across the street in another hotel's parking lot. They said that this was their overflow. Overflow??? What about half the parking lot that isn't being used? I realize they want to keep their appearance up and that's part of the reason we booked here instead of a cheaper hotel on the strip. But if you have too many cars vs open parking spaces, COMPROMISE! I don't think that's too much to ask.
If you decide to reserve with this hotel, the rooms are nice, the free breakfast is ok, the internet service is fine, but do not PLAN TO PARK! Call first and find out the situation first.
If we do come back, that would be our plan. If we come back.
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- Bearskin Hotel On The River
- Bearskin Lodge Gatlinburg Tennessee
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