A small dog sleeping on a pillow.

3 Reasons to Bring Your Furry Friend to Our Pet Friendly Hotel in Gatlinburg TN

Finding lodging for your dog while you’re on vacation can be a real pain. Do you put Fido in a kennel for the week? Or do you impose on a friend or family member to watch your furry pal while you’re gone?

When you stay at Sidney James Mountain Lodge, you don’t have to leave your pooch behind! Our hotel is one of the few places in Gatlinburg that offers dog friendly rooms. As long as your four-legged family member is less than 35 pounds, he or she is welcome to join you in our specially designated rooms. Here are just a few reasons you and your dog will love vacationing at our pet friendly hotel in Gatlinburg TN:

1. We’re Right Next Door to a Beautiful ParkA family picnic with a dog in a park.

Guests at Sidney James Mountain Lodge won’t have to look far to find a great place to walk their dogs! Our hotel is just a 5 minute walk from Mynatt Park, one of Gatlinburg’s most relaxing locations. Visitors to the park will find a lovely mountain stream, tennis courts, basketball court, baseball field, horseshoe pit, playground area, and more fun amenities.

Mynatt Park is also a wonderful place for a picnic, as it features plenty of tables, grills, and a covered pavilion. Pick up a sandwich from the Sidney James Mountain Lodge Cafe and enjoy a tasty lunch with your pooch as you soak up the park’s beautiful scenery.

2. Near Gatlinburg’s Most Popular Pet Friendly Restaurants

If you would like to dine out with your dog in town, you’ll find a number of excellent options near our pet friendly hotel in Gatlinburg TN. Some of Gatlinburg’s best restaurants offer outdoor seating where four-legged friends are welcome. Here are some of our favorite pet friendly restaurants in the downtown area:

Best Italian – This restaurant certainly lives up to its name, offering delicious garlic rolls, pizza, pasta, and all your other Italian favorites. Waiters are always happy to bring bowls of water for your dog. Best Italian is a 5 minute drive or a 13 minute walk from our hotel.

Dick’s Last Resort – If you don’t mind a generous helping of sarcasm with your food, you’ll love this fun restaurant where the servers give guests a hard time. Dick’s Last Resort is a 3 minute drive or a 10 minute walk from Sidney James Mountain Lodge.

The Funnel Cake Company – For a deep fried sweet treat, you can’t beat this restaurant! The Funnel Cake Company is a 4 minute drive or a 15 minute walk from our hotel.

An exterior view of Sidney James Mountain Lodge in Gatlinburg TN.3. The Best Accommodations

When you spend your vacation at our pet friendly hotel in Gatlinburg TN, both you and your furry family member will enjoy a relaxing stay. All of our rooms come with flat screen TVs, complimentary wireless internet access, mini fridges, coffee makers, hair dryers, and the comfiest beds you will find anywhere. Human guests can also enjoy our incredible indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, and sauna.

To start planning your getaway, learn more about the pet friendly rooms at Sidney James Mountain Lodge!