Rocky Waters Inn - Gatlinburg

333 Parkway, Gatlinburg, United States  show map
 3 stars
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Rocky Waters Inn - Gatlinburg

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Elevator

Verified Reviews:

  • Room was right on the river - Staff was very friendly - Do not have free breakfast
  • Room with fireplace and jacuzzi - King size bed - Price was great
  • Staff was very nice - Older property - Bathroom was very clean
  • Convenient to most everything - Free continental breakfast - Great balcony
  • Include covered parking - Balconies right on river - Outdated rooms

Overview

Featuring a swimming pool, a hot tub and a golf course, Rocky Waters Inn lies in a mountain area of Gatlinburg close to Old Mill Square, Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park and Love Life Live Life. Built in 1971, the hotel was renovated in 2010.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot.

The hotel allows quick access to a national park and gardens.

Guests can reach Rocky Waters Inn by car from Mc Ghee Tyson airport in 45 minutes.

Rooms

Rocky Waters Inn features 36 non-smoking rooms with a beautiful view of the river and such various amenities as a dressing area, a laptop safe, free wireless internet, individual climate control and TV. In-room self-catering facilities include coffee/tea makers, a microwave and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Parton's Deli and Smoky Mountain Trout House serve a selection of meals within 100 meters from the venue.

Services

The property features a vending machine, a car park and an elevator.

Relax

Such sports activities as horse riding, snow skiing and canoeing are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   36.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Wheelchair access
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Fireplace

Sports & Fitness

  • Canoeing
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

333 Parkway, Gatlinburg, United States

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City Center
  • Gatlinburg
    500 m
Airports
Restaurants
  • Parton's Deli
    70 m
  • Smoky Mountain Trout House
    250 m
Ski areas
  • Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park
    1.5 km
  • Baskins Creek Falls
    1.8 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    36

Rooms and availability

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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Rocky Waters Inn - Gatlinburg Gatlinburg location
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      Hotel Address:

      333 Parkway, Gatlinburg, United States

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Gatlinburg
        500 m
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Parton's Deli
        70 m
      • Smoky Mountain Trout House
        250 m
      Ski areas
      • Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park
        1.5 km
      • Baskins Creek Falls
        1.8 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        36

      Rocky Waters Inn Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 400 m

      Convention centers

      Amusement

      • Camp Thunder Fun Ctr - 400 m
      • Gatlinburg Theme Park - 400 m
      • Hillbilly Golf - 700 m
      • Space Needle - 1.1 km
      • Mysterious Mansion-Gatlinburg - 1.1 km
      • Terror Ghost Shows - 1.3 km
      • Earthquake the Ride - 1.3 km
      • Fannie Farkle's Amusement - 1.3 km
      • Fort Fun - 1.3 km
      • Motion Ride Movie Theater - 1.3 km
      • Motion Master Theater - 1.3 km
      • Dinosaur Golf - 1.9 km
      • Ober Gatlinburg Alpine Slide - 2.1 km

      Monuments and Landmarks

      Museums

      • Guinness World Records Museum - 400 m
      • Ripley's Believe IT OR Not - 1.3 km
      • Star Cars Museum - 2.1 km

      Parks

      • Wild Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark - 1.6 km
      • Parks and Grounds Maintenance - 1.9 km

      Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

      Transport

      • Gatlinburg Trolley - 500 m

      Local attractions

      • Wild Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark - 1.6 km
        915 Westgate Resort Road, Gatlinburg
      • Mynatt Park - 2.0 km
        Asbury Lane, Gatlinburg
      • Love Life Live Life - 5.1 km
        600 Glades Road, #6, Gatlinburg
      • Baskins Creek Falls - 1.8 km
        Roaring Fork Road, Gatlinburg
      • Chapel In The Glen - 4.5 km
        412 Glades Road, Gatlinburg

      Near the hotel

      • Hillbilly Golf - 130 m
        340 Parkway, Gatlinburg
      • Cooter's Place - 570 m
        542 Parkway, Gatlinburg
      • Guinness World Records Museum - 700 m
        631 Parkway, Gatlinburg
      • Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum - 790 m
        Winery Square, Gatlinburg
      • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies - 520 m
        88 River Road, Gatlinburg
      • Ripley's Mirror Maze - 680 m
        623 Parkway, Gatlinburg
      • Earthquake - The Ride - 740 m
        653 Parkway, Gatlinburg

      Restaurants nearby

      • Parton's Deli - 70 m

        Address: 332 Parkway
        Phone: 865-436-9625

        85% likes this, based on 76 reviews

      • The Fork Restaurant and Bar - 310 m

        Address: 458 Parkway

        75% likes this, based on 41 reviews
        Cuisine: International

      • Atrium Restaurant - 350 m

        Address: 432 Parkway
        Phone: (865) 430-3684

        67% likes this, based on 121 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      • Smoky Mountain Trout House - 250 m

        Address: 410 Parkway
        Phone: 865-436-5416

        69% likes this, based on 128 reviews

      • Aunt B's Pancake House & Grill - 320 m

        Address: 200 E Parkway
        Phone: (865) 436-6633

        58% likes this, based on 27 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        36
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      Rocky Waters Inn Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rocky Waters Inn

      Average guest rating

      7.2out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 46 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      8.0
      Service
      9.3
      Location
      10.0
      Value
      8.0

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        I love the private balcony on the river!!! I feel like I'm living in the mountains with modern conviences. Most comfortable visit I've had in the Smokies.

      • Group of friends
        9.6

        We really enjoyed staying there! We like having the balcony with the lawn chairs to enjoy the creek outback and watch the wildlife. We also liked the convenience of the Marathon station across the street and a short 10 min walk into town. Plus we didn't have the noise of downtown to listen to in our room. We will definately book with you again.

        The breakfast wasn't there

      • Older travelers
        5.4

        The view from the balcony was nice. We were traveling with a truck and trailer. There was no parking for the trailer, however they also owned the Days Inn down the road and allowed us to park the trailer there. Not very convienent but it worked. The location was nice.

        We did not receive what was offered through the Internet. The free breakfast was approx a 5 min walk. Once you arrived at the Days Inn, there were 5 tables set up in the lobby for breakfast. This did not accommodate the amount of people for both hotels. Since we were mot staying at the Days Inn, we could not take our breakfast back to our room, therefore we had to stand and eat. There was no pool. If you wanted to swim, you had to walk to the Days Inn to swim. There was no soap or shampoo in the rooms. There was no coffee in the rooms. When we asked for coffee, we were told they did not have any coffee. There was no wifi signal in our room. The shower did not work properly. The fridge froze all our food.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        The location, the price, the staff & the view. We loved the balcony & the size of the room.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        it was clean and nice location

        the bed was wore out sunk in the middle needs to be replace

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        Our room was very clean and comfortable. The balcony overlooking the river was so relaxing. The maintenance man, Scott, was very friendly and helpful. Great location- right on the trolley route with a stop right out front. Very nice after a long day shopping and walking the strip. Not right in the middle of all business of the strip but close enough for a leisurely walk in and far enough out to avoid the noise.

        The front desk person was very standoffish. Really didn't explain anything about the free wifi, breakfast, trolley stop, or much else. Then when we asked gave us incorrect information. The room didn't have any towels when we got into it- but was quickly taken care of with a phone call. There was some pealing paint above the shower but it didn't impede taking a shower.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        The view of river from patio

        Parking spots very small tight. Breakfast is in a different hotel. Staff not very informative.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Staff was helpful and friendly. Rooms were clean. You can easily walk to downtown Gatlinburg from the hotel.

        Hotel is old but clean.

      • Older travelers
        5.0

        Been going there for years. Staff was nice. Breakfast was good . Nice view of creek.

        Room was dirty. No ice pail. No coffee for the coffee maker. One light didn't have lampshade. The floors were very dirty. I realize it is an older facility but there is no excuse for dirt. We have been going there for years. Time for a change.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        The terrace on the river was awesome, lots of privacy, the sound of roaring water completely cancels the traffic noise from the frontside road.

        Hard mattress, room spacious but dark.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Creek front view love the sound of runing water

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        We always stay in the old section because the balcony is private and right on the water, no parking lot view to contend with or other balconies to deter you from wearing your pj'S.. Trees across the river make you feel as if you are in a secluded place offering total privacy. We love the personal parking space so we don't have to pack up in the sun. (That is one thing old fat women hate) Free Wi-Fi is an added luxury that we search for with reservation company. The staff is nicer and more helpful than any other place we have stayed in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. The convenience of the trolley, a deli, stores for quick supplies, a show, and restaurants is exceptional. We love the "old" Rocky Waters. We would turn down a free stay at many other places just to stay at Rocky Waters.

        When you choose to stay in the "old" section you accept wear and tear. This is no problem for us. We did notice a shortage of supplies but the staff bent over backwards to bring us what we needed as soon as it was available. No complaints.

      • Couple
        7.0

        Balconies on river side is a little more than you can expect for the price. Room is clean and worth its price, ceilings were a little low though.

        Service was a little "I don't really want to work here". Breakfast is in another hotel cross the river (5 minute walk). Gatlinburg is way too touristic, but that's not the hotels fault.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        I gew up staying at the Rocky Waters. My parents stayed there 10-12 times a year for many years which included 2 to 3 weeks of family vacation in the summer. I thought of Gatlinburg as my second home. I like the Rocky Waters for its balconies over the soothing river, the ability to feed the ducks, and for its location which is a bit separate from the hustle and bustle of busy downtown Gatlinburg. It has always been a comfortable and relaxing place full of wonderful memories for me. I enjoyed showing it to my husband who had never been there. This was my first visit in over 23 years and I hope it won't take me that long to revisit but when I do, I'll stay at the Rocky Waters!

        While certain aspects of the motel showed some signs of wear and tear and the door to the balcony tended to get stuck in the high humidity, the bed was very comfortable and the room was scrupulously clean. My husband's only complaint was that it was not well-lit. This didn't bother me in the least. All in all, we enjoyed our stay and will come again if I can talk my husband into making the 6 hour journey from our home in Georgia,

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Leaving the window open and listening to the water. Close to everything. quietness of the other guests.

        Bathroom was smaller than I would have liked it to be.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Rocky Waters Inn - Gatlinburg Gatlinburg location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      333 Parkway, Gatlinburg, United States

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Gatlinburg
        500 m
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Parton's Deli
        70 m
      • Smoky Mountain Trout House
        250 m
      Ski areas
      • Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort & Amusement Park
        1.5 km
      • Baskins Creek Falls
        1.8 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        36