The Inn on the River in Pigeon Forge, TN

2492 ParkwayPigeon Forge, TN 37863
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The Inn on the River is located in Pigeon Forge on the Little Pigeon River. Features include private balconies overlooking the river, complimentary breakfast, free wireless Internet and business center, indoor & outdoor pool, conference room, picnic area on the river, hot tub, in-room coffee makers, hair dryers, iron & ironing boards, fireplaces, and Jacuzzis. Motor coaches are welcome.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Pigeon Forge Travel Experts
  • Set alongside the Little Pigeon River.
  • Private balconies with river views available.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Complimentary breakfast.
  • Riverside picnic tables with BBQ grills.
  • Walking distance to the Incredible Christmas Place, Harpoon Harry's Crab House, and the shops and restaurants at Walden’s Landing.
  • 0.7 miles from The Island in Pigeon Forge. I3.7 miles from Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
  • 5.4 miles from Dollywood.

Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Guest Laundry
  • Handicapped Access
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Inside Corridors
  • Keyless Room Locks
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Ice Machines
  • Patio/Veranda
  • Barbecue Grill(s)
  • Picnic Area
  • Smoke-free Property
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from The Inn on the River
Check-In: 3:00pm Check-Out: 11:00am
Rest and Relax on the Little Pigeon River at The Inn on the River.

Features and Amenities:
  • 128 Newly Renovated Rooms

  • Outdoor Firepit on the Little Pigeon River

  • Onsite Guest Laundry

  • Outdoor Pool on the River

  • Complimentary Deluxe 23 Item Hot Breakfast Bar with Eggs, Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, Grits, Oatmeal, Yogurt, Bagels, and Waffle Station

  • Complimentary Nightly Popcorn and Sweet Tea in Lobby

  • Free Wireless Internet/24 Hour Business Center

  • Outdoor Pool on the River

  • Indoor Pool with Large Hot Tub

  • In-Room Keurig Coffee Makers, Mini-Fridges, Microwaves, Hair Dryers, Iron and Iron Boards

  • Spacious Lobby with Large LCD TV, Fireplaces

  • 24 Hour Complimentary Tea and Coffee

  • Interior Corridors with Elevators

  • Patios, Picnic Tables and Grills on the River

  • Motor Coaches Welcomed with Hassle Free Parking

  • Meeting Room/Conference Room

  • Attractions, shopping, and restaurants are within walking distance include Starbucks, Bullfish Grill, Carino’s Italian Grill, Mellow Mushroom and Blue Moose.

    The Inn on the River is also just minutes from golf courses, Dollywood, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Reserve Gatlinburg Customer Reviews

2 Reviews
Julie Taylor
Lansing, NC
2 Reviews
"Vacation for kids"
July, 2015
We took a quick vacation and decided to try this hotel based on positive ratings. We were pleased with our stay. Very friendly staff. Clean without normal musky hotel smell.
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Tip: Pools are only 4 1/2 feet deep- but great for small kids

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Janna Trowbridge
Grayling, MI
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Spring Break 2015"
April, 2015
I was pleasantly surprised with the hotel. It was clean, and the staff were amazing. Had some issues with our keys but the front desk was there to help. Loved the nightly popcorn. Disppointed that the outside pool was not heated because the inside pool was packed with young kids and our older kids could not enjoy the pool or hot tub.
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Tip: Spring Break is super busy and you will need extra time to get around. Hotel is close enough to walk to get food.

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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Carla B
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
"BEST STAY!!!! CLEAN, BEYOND FRIENDLY, BIG ROOM with balcony overlooking river! LOVED our stay here!!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 12, 2018 NEW
We travel A LOT for soccer and cheer competitions. This is THE ABSOLUTE BEST place we've stayed at! The location was within walking distance of several very nice restaurants, movie theater and shops. Rooms were SUPER clean and large with a balcony overlooking the river. Fire pit with chairs, inside/outside pools and hot tub. Better than average breakfast. All of the staff we encountered were BEYOND FRIENDLY. Will NEVER stay anywhere else when we are in Pigeon Forge/Sevierville/Gatlinburg area! What a refreshing place to stay!
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"Wonderful Anniversary Trip"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 09, 2018 NEW
First visit to the Inn on the River. This was for our 30th wedding anniversary. I called the hotel direct to secure a reservation and when I did I inquired if there was a military discount. To my delight there was. I had a wonderful conversation with the young lady. I ordered the Romance package to go with our reservation. Upon arriving at the hotel and from the very first contact upon checking in through our entire 5 night stay the staff were wonderful. The breakfast each day was delicious. My husband was delighted with the extra touch (Romance Package) that was beautifully set up in our room when we first arrived The balcony room overlooking the river was an added bonus Can’t thank the staff enough for the personal card they left in our room. Was so very kind and thoughtful
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"Wonderful place to stay!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 07, 2018 NEW
This place came highly recommended from our friends. It was one of the best places we've stay in this price range. Excellent customer service and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and included breakfast. Convenient location. Would definitely stay there again!
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"Most friendly staff we've ever encountered at a hotel."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed December 02, 2018 NEW
The staff at The Inn on the River is by far, the best we've ever encountered with all the hotels we've stayed at. Heather went out of her way to ensure everyone was more that satisfied with their accommodations. She even does crafts with the kids in the afternoon. As for the hotel itself - very clean, comfortable rooms, nice pools (indoors and out). Good people helping with the breakfast every morning as well. Daxa kept making waffles for everyone who wanted them - thus eliminating a "back-up" at the waffle irons. We will definitely go back there again.
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Maxine M
"Holiday Stay!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 28, 2018 NEW
We stayed here over the Thanksgiving Holidays. The Hotel was on one side of the river, and on the over side there was a building so not much greenery. It was a tad bit cold so did make much use of the baloney in the room but it was nice to have one!!. The room itself was standard no real thrills and slight dated but not bad at all. I was disappointed with the housecleaning service though. I could tell that the room wasn't cleaned thoroughly cleaned. The tables was not wiped and floor wasn't vacuumed. I had to call the front desk to have someone come back to clean the room...they did immediately which was good. Also, they won't make your bed if you leave anything on it. I had a couple of pillows that I purchased left on my bed, and that's what I was told; although they made it the first day. Beside this, the lobby is very inviting and really a nice place to hangout with your family. They had a large enclosed porch with lots rocking chairs and a large TV. I enjoyed watch the football games. The fire pit was a nice touch too. The indoor pool and jacuzzi was well maintained. I enjoyed the daily breakfast it had hot and cold dishes which included: Scrambled Eggs, Homemade Waffles, Oatmeal, Grits, Biscuits and Gravy, with mostly Sausage day out of 4 we had Bacon which was a real treat!!...wished they serve it more often maybe every other day would have been nice. I also enjoyed the popcorn available in the evenings, and the ability to make hot beverages throughout the day. The hotel itself is centrally located loved the convenience to museums, miniature golf, small amusement centers, restaurants, and shops, and really short drive to Gatlinburg too. Very busy and alittle crowded due to the holiday time. Hotel wasn't perfect but good; the staff was Friendly, Helpful, and Accommodating!! ....We had a Wonderful Time!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Inn on the River

Are rollaways or extra beds available?
Yes, elevated air mattresses are $10 per night plus tax.

Is Wi-Fi internet available?
Yes. Free Wife is offered throughout the hotel.
Do I have to pay to park?
No. Free, flat parking is provided to hotel guests.

Is there a restaurant located on site?
No, but a breakfast buffet is available from 7am-10am.

Does The Inn on the River have a minimum age required to check-in?
Yes. Guests must be at least 18 years old to check-in.
Is the hotel pet friendly?