Park Tower Inn
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Last morning in the mountains. Open up the patio door to soak up the fresh mountain air and sun. Off to a pancake breakfast. Lineup out the door...Pancake Pantry...the place to be! Walking through the Gatlinburg town reminded me of Bath...quaint and charming. Cobblestone ...
Happy 4th of July! Always seem to help the Americans celebrate their day! Off to ziplining through the Great Smoky Mountains. Beautiful views. Ziplining was a great experience! Met a guard chicken! Headed home for a nice simple dinner of grilled cheese sandwiches. Hit the spot! Spent the evening playing cards, competing against each other in the arcade, and soaking our aching bodies in the hot tub! What a great ...
... A for a restful holiday! Just heading off to the midnight July 4th parade. Interesting parade...lots of coin tossing onto the road - kids going nuts, empty schoolbus, lots of military, and...an 'interesting' ride home! Looking forward to another adventure ...
... first traffic jam in Corbin, Kentucky. An accident caused a 45 minute delay. Our next traffic jam also delayed us 45 minutes in Lexington. Here there were 5 accidents all within a 4 mile span of highway. Eventually we made it through. Kylee did well on the trip home and Kaleb was awesome in the backseat, feeding her and keeping her occupied. We arrived home at 10:30, about two and a half hours behind our schedule but we made it home ...
... drove a lot today. Logan did a 5 hour stint, the last 3 driving alone as I opted for the comfort of Eric's truck.
As soon as we were checked in, it was back on the road for a short trip to Cracker Barrel for dinner. We returned to the rooms with everyone full and ready to relax.
Another 500 mile day scheduled for tomorrow, so I am getting some sleep.
Life is good.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Park Tower Inn Pigeon Forge
We chose this hotel over another we usually stay in to try something different. Our package company suggested this hotel so before I would agree I went to TripAdvisor to read reviews.
We stayed here because the price was unbeatable and we were all young and wanted to be close to everything. The room was nice and had a nice balcony. The bathroom you cant turn around in. The pool, lazy river, and hot tub are awesome though, but over run with kids, which sucks when you arent one or dont have one. But when we went to the "Free" Continental breakfast we went about an hour and a half before it was over, and there was no bread, no cereal, there was just fruit and bagles, which we dont eat, so we asked the person working it and they told us we were out of luck!!!! Never will we stay there again!!
A very family-friendly place!!!
My husband, three sons, and myself just returned from Pigeon Forge. We stayed at the Park Tower Inn. I read the reviews before our trip and knew I would be writing one as well after we returned home. The room we stayed in was very clean. The towels were just fine. The pools were nice. The lazy river was also a nice touch. The only thing about the inside pool and lazy river was as soon as I stepped into the room, the chlorine irritated my eyes a bit. The staff was friendly. We will definitely stay there again. I was impressed with this hotel. I hope this helps! :0)
This Is The Best Place To Stay
After having an aweful experience at another hotel previous in the day, we were so happy to find the Park Tower Inn. The room was fantastic, the staff, even better. We enjoyed the lazy river. Our kids loved the pools. Everything was clean and wonderful. We will be staying here again if and when we return to Pigeon Forge.
We have stayed at the Park Tower a few times over the years and have always found it to be very nice. It is about 10 years old with a newer addition that was built about 5 or 6 years ago. It has been well maintained and the rooms have always been clean when we were there. I will admit that the towels and washcloths could use an upgrade, but that's not uncommon in tourist-town motels. They have a nice breakfast with the usual items (no eggs or sausage:-). The indoor pool is nice and the hot tub and lazy river are a nice touch. The Park Tower is one block off of the Parkway, roughly in the center of town. Most of the rooms have private balconies, although they are only separated by railing. So, although access to the balcony is private, don't expect true privacy from your neighbor. Rates vary from a bit steep in the Summer and Fall (typical in the smokies) to dirt cheap in the Winter and Spring. Overall, I would say the Park Tower is still a good choice in Pigeon Forge.
Well, after the glowing reviews that the Park Tower got from other vacationers, I decided to give it a try. When we checked in, everything looked fine in the lobby, and we thought that the Park Tower would live up to the other reviews.
If you are planning a trip to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, my family and I highly recommend Park Tower Inn. We've staid here several times over the years and have been pleasantly satisfied each time. Not only are the rooms spacious, clean, and full of amenities but the staff is wonderful and friendly and have always provided quick service. You'll discover an indoor and outdoor pool along with jacuzzis and you'll be very surprised to find an indoor lazy river, something you don't see in a lot of hotels in the Smokies. The continental breakfast is exceptional (cereal, coffee, and such). And if you don't want to leave the hotel to enjoy the things the mountains has to offer you can either splash in the pools, relax in the lazy river and jacuzzis (in-room jacuzzis are optional), or spend your time in the hotel's exercise, spa, or game rooms. I don't think it's possible for Park Tower to receive a terrible review!! Take my word for it, Park Tower is definitley #1 in the Smokies!! If I'm not mistaking the website is --- ...take a look!
Love This Hotel!!!
Everytime that my hubbay and I go to the smokies we always stay here, we love it!!! The only thing is, is last time the fire alarm went off at like 8 am. Another guest there said that it had happened to them before.. But dont let that stop you from going, it is cheap in price, but not in value!! It is the greatest hotel in the smokies...!!!
Loved the Inn
Best Hotel I have ever stayed in. Great large rooms, very clean rooms. Awesome pools and lazy river. Awesome Breakfast. Polite staff. We have stayed here twice. This is the only place I will stay at in the smokies. Plan on being back in December of this year.
Loved the park tower & lazy river great for kids
It was one of the cleanest hotels I have been in. The indoor pool & lazy river were clean & nice in size. The rooms were clean with no odors. The shower was one of the cleanest I have ever seen. I was very pleased with my stay & plan to stay again.
The only thing that I didn't like was the exercise room which wasn't what you would think it to be, very very small.