Edgewater Hotel & Conference Center in Gatlinburg, TN

402 River RoadGatlinburg, TN 37738
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Edgewater Hotel is centrally located in Downtown Gatlinburg, just a short walk from Ripley’s Aquarium and with easy access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Budget-friendly rooms boast free Wi-Fi, private balconies, mini fridges, microwaves, a flat screen TV, and more. Amenities include heated indoor/outdoor pool and free continental breakfast.

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from Ashley, one of our Gatlinburg Travel Experts
  • 5 minute walk from Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.
  • 0.9 miles from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
  • 6 minutes' walk from the Space Needle's observation deck.
  • Minimum check-in age is 18.
  • Continental breakfast.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Indoor/outdoor pool.
  • Microwave, mini-fridge, and flat screen TVs in-room.

Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Free Continental Breakfast
  • Handicapped Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Inside Corridors
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sun Deck
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Ice Machines
  • Complimentary Newspapers
  • Smoke-free Property
  • Parking garage
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from Edgewater Hotel & Conference Center
Check-In: 4:00pm Check-Out: 11:00am
The Edgewater Hotel & Conference Center is a family friendly hotel with something to offer most every visitor, whether you're vacationing with your family, hiking the Great Smoky Mountains, honeymooning or attending a convention at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. The Edgewater is perched on the banks of the Little Pigeon River, just a 5-minute walk to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, and steps away from many other area attractions.

Our hotel features a free continental breakfast, heated indoor/outdoor pool with slide and two hot tubs, and an exercise room.

Guests can trout fish in the front yard. (TN fishing license required.) There's also 7,000 square feet of meeting space, including a ballroom. Parking is free in the covered garage.

Reserve Pigeon Forge Customer Reviews

5 Reviews
Monica Zilke
Mentor on the Lake, OH
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Little Retreat"
December 2018
This hotel is really nice. We stayed two nights just for a little get away weekend needing some fun and a break. We had a private balcony and fireplace. The pool and hot tub are amazing. Also it's just a few minutes walk from the main strip. We ate, shopped, and had a great time. The hotel staff was so nice and personable. We will be staying here again for certain.
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Tip: Bring your swimsuits and good walking shoes for walking the strip!

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Kari Vandyke
Honaker, VA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Really nice hotel!"
April 2018
I've been here a couple times before and am never disappointed! They have amazing staff and housekeepers they place is always spotless and clean! And amazing breakfast!
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Sharita R.
Roanoke, VA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"mini getaway!"
August 2016
The hotel was nice. Within walking distance of everything. I would have my family stay again.
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Tip: close to everything. if using a large vehicle for travel the garage is very tight.

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Reserve Pigeon Forge Customer
cincinnati, OH
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Perfect location!"
August 2016
Cramped grarge, and needs some minor updating. But overall clean, excellent location, and friendly staff.
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Tip: Perfect location.

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larry coyle
richmond, KY
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Loved it!"
June 2016
Great location and very nice. Friendly people and clean rooms.
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Tip: Refrigerator in the room.

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Corydon, Indiana
"Much better"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed April 14, 2019 NEW
Years ago, we stayed at Edgewater and didn't care for the conditions. I'm happy to report that we were very satisfied with our stay this time. The beds were very high off the floor, but comfortable, the room was clean, and we had plenty of linens. Centrally located on the parallel road to the main road, it was very convenient to shops for walking. We'll definitely be back. I am submitting a photo for the view from the creekside.
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Nandu p
Singapore, Singapore
"Average stay"
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed April 14, 2019 NEW
Pros: location. It is right in Gatlinburg downtown, walking distance to all attractions in Gatlinburg. Cons: - below average breakfast. It is better not to mention “free breakfast” in promotions - the crowd staying here is mostly party people, so it’s always disturbing even late at nights.
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Laura M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
"Clean and convenient"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed April 02, 2019 NEW
We were happy to find a room here at the last minute for a good price when everywhere else was booked. Love the convenience of the Edgewater so that we can walk everywhere instead of getting the car out. Our room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Our only complaint were loud guests in the hallway but we understand that happens at many hotels. Overall we were pleased and would return for another visit.
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"Everyone was so helpful and nice"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 19, 2019
Since the first impression with the front desk to all that I encountered, everyone was so professional, helpful and just nice making my stay great. The room was clean and comfortable. The parking deck was a little scary when I first went into it, but I found that it had plenty of parking. Thank you to all at Edgewater!
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Scott A
"Great Stay!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed March 18, 2019
While we have made many trips to the area this was our first in a hotel. The fees for a cabin are just not worth it for a weekend for 2. If we stay in a hotel again it will be at Edgewater. We just felt "trapped" downtown on Saturday without the freedom of backroads from a cabin. A well cared for, older affordable hotel, whose pictures and positive reviews are accurate. People do post negative reviews over their garage. I think they are unfounded. The problem is the lack of courtesy of drivers unable to take their time and park properly. Our first spot was fine everyone in trucks parked properly. The second day a driver parked crooked and I had to climb over the passenger seat to leave. Again this is not the Edgewater's fault it is inconsiderate guests. Don't let reviews about the garage turn you off on them. We almost did and were not disappointed when we decided to stay with them.
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