Econo Lodge Riverside

2440 N Parkway, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, 37868, United States | 3 star motel
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Location

This 3 star motel, located on 2440 N Parkway, Pigeon Forge, is near Incredible Christmas Place, The Track, Tennessee Shindig Show, and Smith Family Theater.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Econo Lodge Riverside Pigeon Forge

    Very nice place to stay

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    This was my husband and I first time visting Pigeon Forge Tn. . We had a very nice time. The hotel room was very clean and tended to every day of our stay there. Even on Sunday, which surprised me very much. The staff was very nice and helpful.We had a very nice view of the Little Pigeon River. The only bad thing I could say is the room wasa little small ,but other than that it was ok.We stayed there for a total of nine nights. It was very reasonably priced. I would probably stay there if ever we go again .

    Wonderful!

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    Before our trip even started, we felt very welcome.

    After checking this page, I called to ask for two quiet rooms, preferably facing the water and Donna was very courteous and friendly. Our rooms, on the third floor and facing the water were wonderful. We had a BBQ on one night,with seafood from the local Walmart, and as we sat by the water we could listen to a musician from the Christmas store behind us. We could not ask for a better evening.On one occasion, we needed service and the staff member arrived within about 3 minutes. The room was clean and the breakfast was adequate with friendly staff.The beds were comfortable, and the price was very reasonable. We would definitely go back. Thanks to everyone!

    Excellent Motel!

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    We stayed at this motel on our last two visits to Pigeon Forge. The rooms are always very clean and in good condition. The mattresses on the beds are wonderful which is something you usually don't find at many motels. The staff is always courteous and very friendly. We will stay here again.

    Econolodge Riverside is the best

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    We have stayed at this hotel both times we visited Pigeon Forge. The rooms are very clean and the staff is nice. You cant beat the location. It is next door to The Incredible Christmas Place, and within walking distance to many shops and restaurants. My children loved feeding the ducks. We will stay there again. The only thing that needs improvement is the breakfast. There are very few items and we had to go out to eat our breakfast.

    Will pay the extra 10 dollars next time!

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    We travel to this area often, and usually stay at Music Road. We decided to try this hotel because it was new and the rates were about ten dollars lower. My advice is to pay the extra money and stay somewhere really nice. The rooms are very small, and the walls must be thin because you can hear everything going on in the other rooms. We stayed in a room overlooking the pool, and was kept up all night with noise from children playing in the pool (screaming and yelling) until midnight, even though the pool was supposed to close at 11:00 pm. You could also hear kids coming in and out of the gameroom all night, you would think the staff would try to ensure that people were not so loud at 3:00am. If you do stay here, be sure and ask not to be put near the pool. Also, the pool is enclosed but the rest of the hotel is all outdoor corriders, so when you leave the pool you have to go outside to return to your room, not so fun in Feb. The pool area is not very safe, the tile is very slippery and my husband fell down a flight of stairs coming down off of the higher deck(no hand rails). No one enforces any of the rules and the staff could care less. Next time we will return to Music Road Inn, where the rooms are suite sized, it is quiet and you can swim safely in the pool (24 hours), but not have to hear everyone else swimming.

    The Staff Was Very Rude & Sheets Would Not Stay On Bed

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    My family has stayed at this hotel many times, the times before have always been good. This time however, upon check-in the man was very short with me, it was not a busy time, I had requested a room on an upper floor close to the pool and we were put on the first floor in a dark hole. The walls are paper thin and we could hear people fussing, dogs barking, it was not a pleasant experience. My husband took the kids to the pool and that same rude man from check in stood and stared them down, it was so uncomfortable that they had to leave the pool, We had planned to stay 2 nights, but cancelled the second one because we expect to kick back and have a relaxing time and feel welcome to the hotel that we stay and pay $$ for, but this time we were rudely treated and left very unhappy. Also this motel needs sheets that fit their bed, I had to fix them several times or sleep against a nasty dirty mattress, I, my husband and my kids thought that it was very unpleasant to have to wake up at all hours to get up and fix sheets. I will probably not stay at this place again.

    Excellent, no complaints

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    Econo Lodge Riverside. Stayed here in May 2003. The night tornadoes were hitting everywhere across East Tennessee. Requested a riverfront view and that's exactley what we got. Excellent view and attractive in nature. Clean and very good and courteous customer service. Rooms were bigger than most hotel rooms too, they are classified as "petite suites". Would definately stay here again.

    A great value, very well maintained

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    We stayed at this motel for a long weekend vacation to the Great Smoky Mtns. area. This is a very good lodging value. The motel appeared to be "brand-new" and very well maintained with fresh-looking, pleasant, brightly colored rooms and light-hued wood furniture offering lots of storage space, a medium sized refrigerator, microwave and coffee-maker.

    Parking was plentiful and close by,with elevator access to all three levels of the motel.

    We had a jacuzzi room, which was a very nice amenity which is unexpected in a value chain motel!

    The free (expanded) continental breakfast offered a nice variety of foods in an attractive breakfast room with an adjoining outdoor patio.

    There is also a small game room and a guest laundry room available.

    The pool and hot tub (located in a very high ceilinged, enclosed glass courtyard) were also nice. Our room (which faced into the pool coutyard) was quiet, clean, and comfortable. The pool area closes at 11 PM each night, which keeps down the possibility of late night noise.

    This motel provided a very nice accomodation for a value-oriented traveler. I would definetly would stay here again and would recommend this to anyone seeking a value lodging (not full-service) with lots of nice amenities

    Econo Lodge Riverside-Great place.

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    My wife and I enjoyed staying at the Econolodge for our anniversary get-away.No...it was not like staying in your own private cabin on the mountain top.It was however,a very nice and clean place to stay.We had a King bed room that was very roomy for two...and it had an above average in size bathroom.Entire property was well kept.Indoor pool(kinda small)was still nice along with a hot tub.

    The only cons I have with this place is that the rooms did not keep out outside noise very well.We were on the ground floor and the noise from the floor above and people walking by outside our room was more than experienced from other places I have stayed.

    Would highly recommend the Econolodge on the river to anyone.(DO NOT confuse this place with Econolodge Parkside.)

    Its The Best!

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    We stayed at the new econo lodge last summer. We will always make that our hotel of choice when we visit Pigeon Forge. It was extrememly clean, the staff was wonderful, nice breakfast and most of all it was very affordable.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Econo Lodge Riverside Pigeon Forge

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