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3 Reasons You Should Stay at Our Downtown Gatlinburg Hotel During Your Winter Vacation

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November 29, 2023

If you're looking to plan a winter getaway to the Smoky Mountain area, you should definitely come stay with us in Gatlinburg. We know that lodging is a very important aspect of vacation, so we strive to provide visitors with the very best. Learn more by exploring this list of 3 reasons why you should stay in our downtown Gatlinburg hotel during your winter vacation:

1. Spacious Rooms

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Our downtown Gatlinburg hotel has spacious rooms. They have 1 to 2 beds and can comfortably sleep up to 4 guests. If your travel group includes a four-legged friend, we offer pet-friendly rooms! You can also get access to other great amenities, such as a mini fridge and a coffee maker. In rooms with a private balcony, take a blanket outside in the mornings and sip on your coffee while enjoying stunning views of our mountain steam. Other rooms have a Jacuzzi and even a fireplace which are great for keeping warm.

2. Great Amenities

In addition to the spacious rooms, our guests also have access to other great on-site amenities. Have fun swimming in our big heated indoor pool. There is also a kiddie pool right next to it for the little ones. You also don’t have to go far for delicious food. Our Poolside Cafe has a menu of snacks and meals for any time of day. For example, get a Pancake & Egg Platter for breakfast and a Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Tater Tots for lunch or dinner. Have a nice sit down meal, get your food to-go, or order room service. You can also get a convenient Hiker’s Sack - a brown paper sack with a ham sandwich, chips, trail mix, and a bottle of water. Pick one up before you head out in the morning so that you have something to eat during the busy and fun day ahead!

3. Be Close to Attractions


When you stay at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel, you are close to all the fun seasonal attractions. Winterfest is an event that takes place in the Smoky Mountain area every year from mid-November to mid-February. It includes stunning displays of over 5 million twinkling lights. Some of them are at Lights Over Gatlinburg at Gatlinburg SkyPark where there is a 30-foot tall Christmas tree as well as a 300-foot long tunnel of lights along the SkyBridge. If you spend some time down the road in Pigeon Forge, you can see Christmas versions of your favorite shows, such as Dolly Parton’s Stampede. You can also get a headstart on your Christmas shopping because the many stores in the area have something for everyone on your list. Visit the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community in Gatlinburg and get beautiful handcrafted gifts made by their group of talented artisans. Get paintings, pottery, and more! Visitors can even create their own works of art at the workshops.

Now that you know why you should take your winter vacation with us, it’s time to find the perfect place to stay! Explore all of our downtown Gatlinburg hotel rooms to see all of the lodging options!