Mountain House Motor Inn Downtown - Gatlinburg  2 stars

247 Newton Lane, Gatlinburg, United States, 37738  show mapSave
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Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Horseback riding

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms


Kids club

 Air conditioning


The family 2-star Mountain House Motor Inn Downtown offers non-smoking guestrooms. The building was renovated in 2009.

20 minutes away from Wild Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark, Herbert Holt Park and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Just 1km from the center of Gatlinburg known for Bill Gladwell, Gatlinburg Space Needle and Ripley_s Believe It or Not Odditorium.

Fast access to Mc Ghee Tyson airport within 45km is provided.


The hotel offers 50 rooms. All of them feature a microwave, cable TV, Wi-Fi, direct dial phone and a private balcony. They are equipped with coffee/tea makers and a fridge.


The bar serves tea as well grills and barbecue.


Leisure facilities include a picnic area and an outdoor swimming pool.


Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   54.

City Center Gatlinburg - 1700 ft
Airports Mc Ghee Tyson (TYS) - 27.9 mi, Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) - 57.9 mi
Restaurants Pancake Pantry (cuisine: American) - 1000 ft, Donut Friar (cuisine: Donuts) - 1000 ft
Parks Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens - 2100 ft
Ski areas Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park - 2700 ft, Baskins Creek Falls - 1.3 mi
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  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Horseback riding
Children's facilities
  • Kids club
Room facilities
  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are not allowed.

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    Mountain House Motor Inn Downtown LocationWhat's nearby

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions
    Popular areas
    • City Center
      1400 ft
    Convention centers
    • Camp Thunder Fun Ctr
      1400 ft
    • Gatlinburg Theme Park
      1400 ft
    • Space Needle
      1700 ft
    • Mysterious Mansion-Gatlinburg
      2300 ft
    • 4300 ft
    • Ober Gatlinburg Alpine Slide
      1.0 mi
    • Terror Ghost Shows
      1.2 mi
    • Motion Ride Movie Theater
      1.2 mi
    • Motion Master Theater
      1.2 mi
    • Fannie Farkle's Amusement
      1.2 mi
    • Fort Fun
      1.2 mi
    • Earthquake the Ride
      1.2 mi
    • Dinosaur Golf
      1.4 mi
    • MC Carter's Riding Stables Inc
      2.9 mi
    • Guinness World Records Museum
      1400 ft
    • Star Cars Museum
      1.0 mi
    • Ripley's Believe IT OR Not
      1.2 mi
    • Sevier County Heritage Museum
      2.5 mi
    Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
    • Gatlinburg Trolley
      1400 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Baskins Creek Falls
      1.3 mi
      Roaring Fork Road, Gatlinburg
    • Wild Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark
      1.5 mi
      915 Westgate Resort Road, Gatlinburg
    • Chapel In The Glen
      3.2 mi
      412 Glades Road, Gatlinburg
    • Love Life Live Life
      3.6 mi
      600 Glades Road, #6, Gatlinburg
    • Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community
      3.9 mi
      Gatlinburg, TN 37738

    Near the hotel

    • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
      1400 ft
      88 River Road, Gatlinburg
    • Ripley's Mirror Maze
      1000 ft
      623 Parkway, Gatlinburg
    • Guinness World Records Museum
      1000 ft
      631 Parkway, Gatlinburg
    • Earthquake - The Ride
      1100 ft
      653 Parkway, Gatlinburg
    • Cooter's Place
      1200 ft
      542 Parkway, Gatlinburg
    • World of Illusions
      1300 ft
      On the Parkway, Gatlinburg
    • Gatlinburg Space Needle
      1800 ft
      115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Pancake Pantry

      74% likes this, based on 1206 reviews
      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: USD 2 - USD 12

      1000 ft
      628 Parkway

      Phone: 865-436-4724

    • Donut Friar

      81% likes this, based on 589 reviews
      Cuisine: Donuts
      Price Range: USD 1 - USD 6

      1000 ft
      634 Parkway Suite 15

      Phone: 865-436-7306

    • New York Pizza & Pasta

      76% likes this, based on 80 reviews
      Cuisine: Pizza

      900 ft
      634 Parkway

      Phone: 865-436-9300

    • No Way Jose's

      53% likes this, based on 768 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican
      Price Range: USD 0 - USD 18

      1200 ft
      555 Parkway

      Phone: 8654305673

    • Kilwin's

      70% likes this, based on 310 reviews
      Cuisine: Ice Cream

      1000 ft
      645 Parkway

      Phone: 865 436-3720

    Mountain House Motor Inn Downtown Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mountain House Motor Inn Downtown

    Average guest rating

    out of 10
    Based on 36 reviews

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    Individual guest reviews

    • Older travelers

      My wife and I were quite pleased. Clean, quiet, close to Gatlinburg strip, yet on a road that bypassed the strip traffic, allowing easy access to the convention at Park Vista Hotel and Smoky Mountain Park. We paid 1/3 the price of other hotels in Gatlinburg!

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      I was pleased with my accommodations. It is not a fancy place but it is clean and has a great location, very close to shopping and walking is on flat ground.You park right in front of your motel room. The area is extremely safe. It reminds me of the local mom and pop family owned motels that I stayed in as a child in the 50s and 60s. The staff is extra friendly and very helpful. They have two pools and both are heated and one is ready to use now, in April. I would stay again. Juli

      • Average rating
    • Single

      Clean, great value, American owned and operated, very quiet. I was pleased with the facility and operators in every way. If I wanted any more, I would have expected to pay a lot more. I will stay there again.

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    • Older travelers

      The room was very clean.We liked having access to a coffee maker,microwave&hair dryer.Air conditioner worked great! A good location for walking to shops in Gatlinburg.

      The beds could have been a little more comfortable but they were ok&very clean

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      The hotel was in a good location. To be one of the older hotels it has been kept up very well.

      The bed was hard as a rock. Also we were in 414 and it was on the street side so the sound of traffic made it pretty hard to sleep. Also about 2am the entire fire department was outside with lights flashing and sirens going. We checked out a day early.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      My husband and I went here for our 10th wedding anniversary. This was the PERFECT place! They went above and beyond everything that I ever expected! They knew it was our anniversary so on the outside side they even put Happy Anniversary Willie and Stephanie, we had the king jacuzzi suite, with fresh flowers from the staff for our anniversary. When I go back to Gatlinburg this the ONLY place I will stay. The room was beautiful and the location is central to EVERYTHING from downtown Gatlinburg to nature trails. This is the perfect fit for any traveler. I have never experienced a stay away from from home that even remotely compares to my stay at Mountain House Inn.

      I hated to leave, my only complaint!!!

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      The location was great ..... It was like 2 blocks from downtown gatlinburg

      The bed was a little stiff but it was ok for just a few nights.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      It's a lovely place, with great facilities and friendly staff.

      Nothing that I didn't like !

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Mountain House Inn was a great bargain for the money. We had great rates, and although there weren't many extras like a free breakfast, it did have the essentials like a coffee pot, an ironing board and iron, hairdryer, and ac in the room. It also had two pools and was within walking distance of downtown Gatlinburg. We'd stay there again in a heartbeat.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      Friendly staff. Great location. Inexpensive, but has the basics.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Being staying there for years. Feels like home. Convenient to downtown.

      TV out of date. Remote did not match TV. Could not select closed caption which I need.

      • Average rating
    • Single

      Nice to have a fridge/freezer, microwave, and coffee maker. Very convenient to the convention center

      Rug was torn and shabby. TVs are old CRTs. The remote would not allow the sleep timer to function. Shower head is too low. Cleaning people did not always replace used coffee packets. Wi-Fi required you to log in several times a day.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Location,Price,Friendliness,Feel welcome

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      Loved the hotel. Was very impressed with location, price, cleanliness, and overall charm.even had a little back bathroom window overlooking the creek. The room was exactly what we were looking for and we will now be using this hotel every time we travel to the pigeon forge/gatlinburg area. Front desk manager was very kind and let us park there after check out to do some shopping. 2 thumbs up

      The bed was a little hard but we both woke up with no back pain.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      The location was very good. Within an easy walking distance to all the towns attractions. The walk back to the Inn is a slight incline when compared to other locations in Gatlinburg. Also, not close to main street traffic which is a plus when getting some sleep. Only a short drive to the Roaring Fork Park which is a must see.

      The Inn is a little dated, we stayed only two nights, the first night the towels were a little lets say on the small side. We did not say anything but the next day after returning to the room it was cleaned and we actual had regular size towels! Whom ever made our bed left the extra pillows from the other bed on the one we slept in which was greatly appreciated! We really didn't have much we didn't like.

      • Average rating
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