sunrise over Gatlinburg, Tennessee

3 Reasons You Should Start the Year With a Stay at Our Downtown Gatlinburg Hotel

Sidney James hotel at night
December 27, 2023

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it feels great to relax and get ready for the year ahead. A great way to do so is by planning a quick getaway. Gatlinburg is the perfect destination, and we would be happy to provide comfortable lodging. Here is a list of 3 reasons why you should start the year with a stay at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel:

1. Relax in Spacious Rooms

Our downtown Gatlinburg Hotel has spacious rooms that provide a great place for relaxation. Our smallest rooms have a King bed and can comfortably sleep 2 people. Some of them even have a Jacuzzi tub. It will be great for a trip by yourself or with your sweetheart. On the other hand, our bigger rooms have Queen beds and can accommodate up to 4 people. This is an ideal option if you are traveling with family or friends. If you enjoy fresh air, get a room with a private balcony. Sit out at any time of day and admire the views of our picturesque creek.

2. Access to Great Amenities

indoor hot tub

We also provide guests with access to great amenities. Spend the day swimming in the heated indoor pool or relax in the hot tub. Little ones will have a blast in the indoor kiddie pool. You can also get in a good workout in The Exercise Room. It has all the necessary equipment, such as treadmills, ellipticals, and weights. After a busy day, regain your strength with delicious food. There are many options at our Poolside Cafe for every meal of the day. For example, get a Pancakes and Eggs Plate for breakfast and a Grilled Chicken Sandwich for lunch or dinner. Every guest will be able to find something they love! Sit down and eat your food, take it to-go, or order room service.

3. Close to Attractions

It is easy to have a good time at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel. Even so, you are right in the middle of the action when you want to explore the city. Popular attractions in the area include Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Get up close and personal with marine life by doing all the fun activities like the Glass Bottom Boat and Touch A Ray Bay. Other great activities in the area include the Gatlinburg Space Needle. The bottom floor is home to Arcadia, the biggest arcade in Gatlinburg. The top floor has an observation deck that offers stunning 360° views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Another way to see the gorgeous natural scenery in the area is by going hiking at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There are over 850 miles of hiking trails at various levels of difficulty. Our hotel is closest to the entrance of the Gatlinburg Trail. This is one of the only trails in the park that is pet-friendly and has bike access.

Now that you know why you should start the new year with a trip to Gatlinburg, it’s time to start planning your stay. Explore all of our downtown Gatlinburg hotel rooms to find the perfect one for your vacation!