The Lodge at Buckberry Creek

961 Campbell Lead Road | Gatlinburg, TN 37738  [SEE MAP]Gatlinburg, TN  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Spacious suites, starting at 650 square feet
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Note: The hotel is rebuilding from wildfires and only one building, The Woods, is currently open. Just outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this Gatlinburg, Tennessee gem has a loyal set of lodgers that keep returning for its outstanding mountain views, spacious accommodations, and the friendly staff. But you'll have to appreciate rustic accommodations to be pleased. The Lodge at Buckberry Creek is just that – a lodge – with an "Adirondack-style" decor. Most vacationers choose to take advantage of the area's hiking and fishing opportunities. If you have less-active, more luxurious tastes, consider indulging in the soaking tub (there's one in each room) with the room's Molton Brown bath amenities. You'll find this property around 35 miles southeast of Knoxville and about 220 miles east of Nashville.

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Location
Gatlinburg, TN
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 44 rooms
Primary View
Mountain(s)
Style
Rustic, Opulent
Best For
Families, Couples, Solo travelers

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Critic Reviews

Birmingham Magazine

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Designed in the style of the great camps in upstate New York and California's Yosemite and Yellowstone parks, The Lodge at Buckberry Creek offers all the charm of a log cabin in the mountains along with modern amenities and services of an upscale hotel.

Frommer's

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Dubbed 'The Great Camp of the Smokies,' this elegant, Adirondack-style retreat and restaurant opened in 2005.

Fodor's

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This mountain retreat mirrors the late-19th-century 'great camps' of the Adirondacks, where wealthy families escaped to grandiose compounds without leaving behind the luxuries and conveniences of home.

Oyster.com

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Designed like a luxury retreat from a bygone era, this hotel is the real deal in Gatlinburg, offering an authentic mountain lodge experience without sacrificing any comforts. It's an ideal location for travelers who want rustic seclusion while remaining close to downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1157 have reviewed the The Lodge at Buckberry Creek, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1157 reviews 4.5 (based on 1157 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The lodge’s three types of suites feature an upscale version of rustic styling with exposed timbers and bear skin rugs, paired with wooden cabinetry. All guest suites have sitting areas, full-size kitchens, private balconies with log furniture and most include fireplaces. The bathrooms have separate showers and soaking tubs, plus handcrafted furnishings.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Continental breakfast included

Standard room size650 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Nestled on 26 wooded acres, the Lodge at Buckberry Creek is a rustic mountain retreat, modeled after the great camps in the Adirondacks. The property is less than 4 miles west of downtown Gatlinburg’s shops, restaurants and attractions.
  • Dollywood is less than 12 miles north of the property; Pigeon Forge is 8 miles north
  • All-terrain "mountain limos" shuttle guests around the property
  • Located 42 miles southeast of Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The Restaurant at Buckberry Creek offers a refined dining experience with views of the Smoky Mountains. Serving locally sourced cuisine, the restaurant specializes in regional favorites, including wild game dinners. Open for breakfast and dinner, the eatery has a menu that changes seasonally.
  • Complimentary continental breakfast with a la carte options
  • Hotel offers packed picnic lunches
  • Outdoor seating available during warmer months

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Kids

The all-suite lodge features full-service kitchens, along with cribs and rollaways upon request. The property offers plenty of family-friendly outdoor activities.
  • Pavilion features a fireplace for s'mores nights
  • High chairs in restaurant
  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The on-site fitness center houses cardio machines and strength-training equipment. The lodge also offers a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking trails, lawn games and fly fishing. There’s a Creekside Pavilion on the property that includes fireplaces and lounging areas.
  • Hotel sits on 26 acres of wilderness for outdoor adventures
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The Lodge at Buckberry Creek is equipped to host business meetings and retreats. The property has breakout rooms, along with meeting rooms and outdoor venues.
  • Meeting rooms have audiovisual equipment and internet access
  • Property can host events with up to 100 attendees

Number of meeting rooms4

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Wedding

The Lodge at Buckberry Creek offers indoor and outdoor venues for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The property’s event spaces feature a rustic, Adirondack-inspired setting with exposed timbers, antiques and views of the Smoky Mountains.
  • Variety of catering options
  • Property has 23 acres of outdoor space for photos and guest activities

Maximum wedding guest capacity100

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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