Cheap, a word synonymous with less money, has its negative connotations. But, for the purpose of this article which lists the best Gatlinburg cheap hotels, “cheap” is a good thing. Cheap means more money for Gatlinburg attractions and restaurants; more importantly, it means a cheaper Gatlinburg vacation while still getting a quality hotel. For the following list of Gatlinburg cheap hotels we considered location, quality of room, and amenities. As for price, each of these Gatlinburg cheap hotels have average rates which hover in the $50 and $60 range, excluding special events, holidays, and peak season.
Gatlinburg Cheap Hotels
(In no particular order)
This Gatlinburg cheap hotel’s main draw is their location. Located about 100 yards from the Parkway at Traffic Light #6, Johnson’s Inn provides clean, well-maintained rooms at affordable rates. Their June and July rates are around $70 per night, while almost every other month, with the exception of October, is in the $40 and $50 range.
Also located just off the Parkway at Traffic Light #6 (up the street from Johnson’s Inn), the Mountain House Motor Inn is a favorite among Gatlinburg vacationers. They have all exterior entrance rooms and two outdoor pools. More importantly, almost everyone who stays here leaves happy. Like the other Gatlinburg cheap hotels on this list, their claim to fame is decent rates and clean, comfortable guest rooms.
The Gatlinburg Inn isn’t just any Gatlinburg cheap hotel; this Inn has a lot of history behind it (see: Gatlinburg Inn). As for a place to stay, well, it didn’t make this list because of its status as a Gatlinburg landmark. Located on the Gatlinburg Parkway, the Gatlinburg Inn is one of the best upkept hotels in Gatlinburg. Ms. Wilma Maples, the owner, ensures her rooms are always immaculately clean. Aside from the location, the Gatlinburg Inn’s most outstanding feature is the B&B feel it gives its guests. It is, simply, one of those places where you truly feel as if you’re part of the family, and at rates which are affordable.
Obviously, there are more Gatlinburg cheap hotels which provide quality rooms at affordable rates; this is just our list of favorites. We would love to hear your favorites, as well. Let us know by commenting below.