The Lodge at Buckberry Creek
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... unique city. Even though I could feel the Midwestern country vibe going on it still felt as though I was back home. There is a big out door market area, lined with tons of restaurants and shops. The downtown center is a haven for local bands who come to play and entertain the city. I actually ended up hitching a ride from Colleen's which is thirty minutes away, a former hitchhiker who use to do it back in the 70's, picked me up within 20 ...
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... was at work, so on Sunday we headed up to see Deborah's brother Jim who lives in Maynardville (about 1 hour northwest of Knoxville) with his wife Norma. It was really great to see Jim and his family again - he has a really nice set up and a man cave that anyone would be proud of - complete with his 3-wheel'd Can-Am motorcycle, 4X4, Bass Boat, Go-Cart to mention only a few. While we were in Jim's front parlour getting caught up - he proudly pulls out two, yes two guns that ...
... is better than NC when it comes to the parks. There are less cones per capita I think…or maybe I should say it seems that they are blocking off LESS on this side than on the other as far as pull offs. Now there is one area that is blocked off so obsessively that its like cones and barricades and they are all even laced together with some sort of metal rope! I call that the Cone Forest. That is on the TN side so they are pretty serious about no ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews The Lodge at Buckberry Creek Gatlinburg
Fantastic! Go there!
We spent 2 nights there in August 27-28th and it was fantastic!
The lodge is located in a quiet and pleasant place several miles away from downtown, it has been completely renovated since January 2005. Make sure to call the lodge prior your arrival to get your way in as it's a little bit difficult to find the way in a map...
Our room was clean and spacious with a well furnished kitchen, a confortable large king size bed, a small balcony and the bathroom provided jacuzzi bathtub with separate shower room!
We had a costly but delicious dinner in the restaurant ($81 for 2) and they cannot offer wines for a matter of license...
You may find it expensive but trust me, it's worth every penny!
This is indeed a lovely hotel, from location to rooms.
Heavenly location, beautiful views of the Smokey Mountains National Park. High above Gatlinburg with a secluded retreat feel, actually very convenient to all. We enjoyed the easy access to Smokey Mountain National Park, Gatlinburg attractions and adventure (we went white water rafting).
My stay at the Lodge was simply amazing. First, I couldn't find it, because mapquest gave me wrong directions. Eventually I did. It's on top of a mountain. Really high up. Since I wasn't expecting this, and I'm afraid of heights, it was a little freaky. Every night they come to your door with a plate of 2 or 3 cookies. A different flavor every night. Great. If you order the chocolate covered strawberries, they are wonderful. Everything was spotless. They had extra blankets, tons of plush pillows on the bed and very comfortable bath robes. The bottled water they give you is a great souvenier, because it has a Lodge label on it. Also, they even deliver the paper to you. Not just daily like any other hotel, but they give you a Sunday paper too. Also, plates, bowls, silverware, pots, pans, and Coke, Diet Coke, Dr. Pepper, and Mello Yello are provided.
So good I want to say it was bad to keep everyone else out!
The staff acts like they are there simply to make your stay wonderful. The setting is gorgeous. It was our anniversary, and we had a picnic on silver trays brought down to the pavillion by the creek. They had soft music and wonderful lighting on when we arrived in the humvee (the mountain limo) for us. We had a wonderful solitary dinner and danced under the stars before our ride came back to pick us up. This is NOT a touristy Gatlinburg hotel. We were brought cookies to our room at night, and the suites were decorated for comfort and rustic charm--Big, soft bed covered with pillows and a quilt. I am afraid this place will get difficult to get reservations for once the word gets out. Shhh!
This place is a winner! The rooms were awesome and the staff aims to please. We took a long 4th of July weekend trip and enjoyed every minute we spent at the lodge.
We just celebrated our 25th anniversary at the Lodge at Buckberry Creek. Very new with a wonderful rustic camp feel while incorporating all the amenities of whirlpool tubs, separate tile showers with his & her sinks, slate bath floors and wonderful turn down service with dessert nightly. Loved the interior design! Continental breakfast was just that but the view is fabulous. Dinner there was good, but slightly less exciting than we had hoped for the price. The absolute best surprise is the Pavillion at the Creek, hike down if you like, but the staff will bring you back up in the hummer limo! You must try the hammock next to the water. Only downside was not getting to fish the trout. Would definitely stay here again & can easily recommend to friends.
Perfect Mountain Retreat
"Wow" was my first thought as my husband & I approached the resort nestled in the mountains for a three night stay over Memorial Day Weekend. This new resort which has only been open a few months is a gem. With only fourty plus all-suite rooms with fireplace and decks... this place has it all. The furnishings were first class and rustic which fit the surroundings. I was impressed when I saw our spacious Deluxe suite complete with kitchen and gas fireplace. We had a wonderful fine dining experience at the restaurant's deck with perfect views of the mountains. Privacy, beauty, sophistication and a spectacular staff is what you will find at the Lodge at Buckberry Creek. We can't wait for a return visit.
If you intend to experience Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky National Park then this is the only place to consider. If you like rustic elegance combined with excellent service and by far the best cuisine in the area you won't be disappointed. Will visit many more times in the years to come.
My husband and I drove by to view the property. It has the best view in the area! The architecture, and property are amazing, one of a kind to the area! When we called for more information the staff was professional, kind, and helpful. We have already booked our company meeting in Feb. Thanks guys! -Jessie