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Pass Christian, Mississippi
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very comfortable and clean rooms. The continental breakfast was excellent. Hotel is conveniently located to everything in Pigeon Forge. The riverside is very quiet with ducks and geese in the river and a fire pit for evening enjoyment.

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Thank dladner88
GMEPF, General Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear dladner, Thank you so much for your feedback. I am pleased to hear you loved our hotel and many great amenities offered. I agree with you that our riverside is the best I love the quietness away from the hustle and bustle while still convenient to everything Pigeon Forge has to offer. Thank you for choosing us as your... More 

Augusta, Georgia
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great very clean hotel, and friendly staff! Awesome pool! The grands love the river that runs along the back, and feeding the ducks and pigeons was extra fun for them! The breakfast was fresh and tasty! We will be back for Thanksgiving 2016

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GMEPF, General Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear BJones2773, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and plan to be back. Thank you for the compliments on my staff I will be sure to tell them about your experience while staying with us. Thank you for being our guest and We will see you in a few weeks. Sincerely, Christina Loveday General Manager More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came on our quick getaway after our wedding. Right at the start one of the ladies at the front desk had an attitude. We looked over it, but it was enough to not want to deal with her anymore. Made our way to our room && the electronic device for the key didn't work. Wouldn't read our key, light up,... More 

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GMEPF, General Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear nikkig, I apologize that you had so many issues during your stay. I will pass on all this information to my staff so we can rectify these issues. I hope that you will give us another chance to make it right. Kind Regards, Christina Loveday General Manager More 

Point Pleasant, West Virginia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time staying here. My husband and I and two kids. We've loved it both times. The hotel is right on the river and there's machines with corn to feed the geese and ducks. Located right beside the Christmas shop with a sidewalk in between along the river. There's also a shelter with picnic tables. The price... More 

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GMEPF, General Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear jessrenee347, Thank you for being our recent guest. I am so happy that you enjoyed your visit with us. I agree we have one of the best breakfasts in town. Our girls down stairs work so hard to keep everything plentiful and fresh. We would be excited for you to stay with us in the future. Thank You, Christina... More 

Springboro, Ohio
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is our third stay at this location. This is a beautiful hotel, with a nice pool and park-like grounds area. We had a few issues, starting at check in. We had requested adjoining rooms with the other party in our group. I realize this is a request, not a demand, so it's not really a huge deal to not... More 

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GMEPF, General Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear cruiserl0ri. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience for our guests in the future. I hope that you will consider staying with us again... More 

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

After a fabulous drive through the Smokey Mountains we arrived at Pigeon Forge en route to Nashville. The town is a bit of a shock as it appears to be one long fairground. The hotel was at the end of the town and as the name suggests alongside the river and well situated for nearby bars and restaurants which the... More 

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GMEPF, General Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear jeaandrich, Thank you very much for taking the time out to share your comments about your recent stay with us. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and found everything up to your expectations. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you in the future Kind Regards, Christina Loveday General Manager More 

Mount Washington, Kentucky
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34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Rooms are clean, however carpet could use replacement. Request to have an interior room - surrounding pool. Bathtubs are raised - not small child or elderly friendly. There is a kiddie pool, regular pool and hot tub - all indoors. The "game room" is really few claw machines, so don't let it be your deciding factor. Breakfast is decent -... More 

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GMEPF, General Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Jessica R, Thank you for being our guest on your recent visit to Pigeon Forge. We truly appreciate your feedback and are happy to learn you are a repeat guest. We are currently looking at options to do some updating of out rooms in the very near future to rectify some of your issues. We hope that you will... More 

Hebron, Kentucky
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed her for a few nights in October. This was our second time at this hotel since we liked it so much the first time. Rooms are clean. Staff is friendly. Price was decent. Love feeding the ducks out back. Breakfast is average, nothing special, but not awful either. Pool is nice. Wish there was more to do in... More 

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Meli T., Thank you for your stay with us here at EconoLodge Riverside. It's always a pleasure to read that our valued guests have enjoyed their time with us. We pride ourselves on delivering a good value for your hard earned dollar. There is also a trolley stop right outside of our front door. From there it runs the... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is constantly booked on the weekends and there is a reason for it. From the moment you walk you know this isn't your typical Econo Lodge. Rooms were very spacious and clean. Breakfast area was large and well staffed. The pool is great with a separate kids pool , both indoors. My only complaint , although minor, is... More 

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Thank Jay M
GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Jay M., On behalf of our entire staff I extend our genuine appreciation for your stay and the 5-star review of our lovely facility. These reviews are a primary resource, for us, in gauging our success. It is always an excellent idea to book your room far in advance if possible, especially on the weekends. Again thank you very... More 

Kentucky
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The Econo Lodge Riverside is most likely the best Econo Lodge you'll ever find. I have visited the Smokies (both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge) at least once a year for the past 25 years, and my family enjoys finding a new place to enjoy from time to time. I will note that I spent six years working in the hotel... More 

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GMEPF, Manager at Econo Lodge Riverside, responded to this review

Dear Mrpiper, Thank you for your resent visit with us at EconoLodge Riverside. It is always invigorating to receive a 5-star review from a former hotel manager. We go to extraordinary lengths to exceed our customers expectations. It's a real pleasure to see that someone from the hotel business recognizes us with such a detailed and comprehensive review. Please feel... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Little Pigeon River, this 4-time Choice Hotel Gold Award winner features an indoor pool & hot tub, deluxe hot breakfast, riverfront picnic area w/ grills, game room, and is within walking distance of popular restaurants and attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Riverside

Address: 2440 N Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37868
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Pigeon Forge
Price Range: $76 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Econo Lodge Riverside 2.5*
Number of rooms: 201
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Riverside Hotel Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge Econo Lodge
Econolodge Pigeon Forge
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#14 Romantic Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#20 Family Hotel in Pigeon Forge
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“If you love a great view, ask for riverview room.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“try to get a room in the back, pretty view and less noise from street”
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“Lock up your valuables”
 of 5 bubbles Tweepy123, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the parkway facing room”
 of 5 bubbles cruiserl0ri, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front face the main road and at the back they face the river.”
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