One of the best things about Pigeon Forge is the wealth of hotels in the area. From hotel deals to resorts, Pigeon Forge is full of great hotel choices for families vacationing in the Smoky Mountains.
Margaritaville Island Hotel
Nestled between 2 branches of the Little Pigeon River in north Pigeon Forge, this Jimmy Buffett-themed hotel is located within The Island entertainment and retail complex and is 5 miles from Dollywood theme park.
Contemporary rooms and suites feature stone fireplaces, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, plus balconies, 2-person rainfall showers and kitchenettes with wet bars, Keurig coffeemakers, frozen margarita makers, minifridges and microwaves.
There’s a day spa, a coffee shop and a Margaritaville Restaurant for comfort-food meals, plus a rooftop pool and a bar.
Wild Bear Inn
Set in a popular mountain resort town on the shores of the Little Pigeon River, this warm country-style hotel off Route 321/441 is 5 miles from the Dollywood theme park and 7 miles from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Simple rooms feature flat-screen TVs and minifridges, along with coffeemakers and sitting areas. Kids (up to 3 per room) stay at no cost with an adult.
Parking is complimentary, as is hot breakfast served in a pancake restaurant. There’s an outdoor pool with a sundeck and loungers.
Best Western Toni Inn
Set along Route 441, this laid-back hotel is 4 miles from the Titanic Museum and 3 miles from Dollywood theme park.
Relaxed, warm rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and desks, plus minifridges, microwaves and coffeemakers. Suites add pull-out sofas, whirlpool tubs and/or fireplaces.
A breakfast buffet and parking are complimentary. There’s also an indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and hot tubs. Other amenities include a business center and a coin-operated laundry.
Red Roof Inn & Suites
On the Pigeon Forge Parkway, this modest budget hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from both Fast Tracks Amusement Park and The Island in Pigeon Forge entertainment complex.
Featuring parkway, pool or mountain views, the cozy rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and coffeemakers, as well as microwaves and minifridges. Upgraded rooms add sofa beds; some have whirlpool tubs. Suites add separate living rooms. Children stay at no charge with an adult.
Freebies include parking, coffee in the lobby, and breakfast. Other amenities include a relaxed cafe, a seasonal outdoor pool and a kids’ pool, plus a coin-operated laundry. Pets are welcome.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Pigeon Forge South
This traditional, all-suite motel sits 1.7 miles from downtown Pigeon Forge along Routes 321 and 441, and is 4.5 miles from Dollywood.
Relaxed suites are split between a main building and 2 annexes with external entrances. All come with microwaves, free WiFi and whirlpool tubs. Upgraded rooms add fireplaces and private balconies.