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3 Things That Make Our Downtown Gatlinburg Hotel Family-Friendly

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June 26, 2024

Are you coming to Gatlinburg with your family and looking for the perfect place to stay? If so, the search is over because you should come and stay with us! Read on to learn more about all that we offer. Here is a list of 3 things that make our downtown Gatlinburg hotel family-friendly:

1. Rooms

Our downtown Gatlinburg hotel has spacious rooms that will be comfortable for you and your family! The best option is our Double Queen rooms. They have 2 queen beds that can accommodate up to 4 people. Kids will love having a big bed to themselves or sharing with their siblings. The room has a coffee maker as well as a mini fridge that is great for storing drinks, snacks, and leftover food. You can also get a room with a private balcony. Guests love to sit out in the fresh air and admire views of our picturesque stream and the Smokies beyond. If you want to bring your fur babies along, take advantage of our pet-friendly accommodations. After all, we know that pets are part of the family too!

2. Amenities

Poolside Cafe in Gatlinburg hotel

In addition to the rooms, our downtown Gatlinburg hotel also has great family-friendly amenities. Kids will love swimming and splashing around in our indoor and seasonal outdoor pools. Parents can get in the pool too, or keep watch from the lounge chairs on the pool deck. If you have little ones, you should also take advantage of the kiddie pool that is next to the big outdoor pool. When you want to fuel up before an action-packed day or regain your strength afterward, you won’t have to go far for delicious food! This is because you can head into our Poolside Cafe. The menu has crowd-pleasing dishes for every meal. Get a Pancakes and Eggs breakfast plate for dinner and a cheeseburger with French Fries for lunch or dinner. Eat your food right in the cafe! Don’t have time to sit down and eat? Take the food to go. If you’re beat after a long day of vacation, order room service.

3. Location

Our downtown Gatlinburg hotel is located near some great family-friendly attractions. One of them is Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. Kids will love the hands-on activities that teach visitors about marine life. One of them is the Glass Bottom Boat Adventure where visitors can sail across Shark Lagoon and see everything at their feet. Another thing to do is go to the Gatlinburg Space Needle. It has an observation deck on the top floor and houses the largest arcade in Gatlinburg on the bottom. There is even more fun to be had at Anakeesta. It is a mountaintop adventure park above the heart of downtown Gatlinburg that is beloved for its fun activities, great food, and shops. It’s safe to say you’ll have plenty of choices when planning out your itinerary.

Now that you know why your family should vacation with us, it’s time to book your stay! Explore all of our downtown Gatlinburg hotel rooms to find the right one!