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Westerville, Ohio
Reviewed 8 May 2015

This place is a dream come true in Pigeon Forge. From check-in to check-out, I was a very happy camper. The reservation was perfect, and we were assigned a high-floor, river-view room, as requested. I traveled with another female friend, and the room was large enough for us both. The free breakfast area was crowded at times, but the food...

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

Dear firefighter106wife, We appreciate you providing us with feedback on your previous stay. We are excited to learn you had an amazing stay and plan on returning. we cant wait to serve you again in the near Future. Thank you, Christina Loveday

Russellville, Kentucky
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Check in was super easy. The room was on the riverside of the property and had a lovely view. Breakfast was very good. We enjoyed the are down by the river also feeding the ducks. Will definitely stay here again.

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

Dear firefighter106wife, We appreciate you providing us with feedback on your previous stay. We are excited to learn you had an amazing stay and plan on returning. Thank you for being our guest. We hope to see you again in the near future. Thank you, Christina Loveday Assistant General Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This is a basic two star motel with above average room cleanliness, bed comfort, breakfast buffet, and grounds. I arrived late with five others and we were just looking for a bed to lay our heads on after a long day. The fact that the parking lot was full was a pretty good indication that the Econo Lodge Riverside is...

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

Dear Cincycamper, Thank you for the wonderful compliments about our hotel. Listening to first time guests reviews of our property is always helpful. We are thrilled to learn your room was clean and you loved the work we have put into our grounds and lanscaping and plan on returning. We appreciate you being our guest and look forward to serving...

Clarksville, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Check in was easy. Room was spotless and very nice. Sits far enough off The Strip you don't hear car/motorcycle noises. Behind the hotel is a wonderful park setting along the river with geese and ducks. Plenty of lighted parking in the back. Breakfast was the best I've had with plenty of seating. Outside along the walkway there is a...

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

Dear BigDaddysTravels, I am exited to hear that your recent stay with us was so Great. One of the many reasons so many people stay with us is our speedy Check-in process from our fantastic front Office Staff. I am glad that you enjoyed our new River walk and our Breakfast. We are thrilled that we will be your home...

Chattanooga
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Truly a delightful location. The property is neat and clean. The back side of the property has great landscaping with seating, a fire pit, picnic pavillion, a paved sidewalk, grills, ducks, geese, pigeons and the river. Be sure to take quarters with you if you go down by the riverside.There are quarter vending machines (like bubble gum machines) located in...

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

Dear Curious 927, I am so Thrilled to hear that your stay was so Delightful. Our beautiful new River walk and our hot breakfast is a favorite for many of our guests. I am so glad you and your family enjoyed it as well. Our staff will be pleased to read your review they love getting recognized for giving outstanding...

Fort Worth TX
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Friendly staff, good price so you can save some money, bed slept nice, good choices for breakfast and a nice area to walk by the river and feed the ducks. After the first night, the commode wouldn't flush correctly and maintenance arrived quickly to solve the problem. He said this is a common occurance in any of the rooms having...

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

Dear Chessiefortworth, Thank you so much for your review I am so glad to hear you thought our staff was so friendly. and that we were a good value. I apologize that you had an issue with your commode and I am happy to hear that my maintenance staff was able to promptly take care of it for you. Thank...

Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Staff is amazing. Rooms smell fresh and clean. Great value for the area. Most rooms in the area are dated. This location has an indoor pool, hot tub, hot breakfast, clean rooms and a friendly staff. You could not ask for more.

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

Dear Shawn L, Thank you for recognizing our staff they just love getting these type of reviews. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our many great amenities and our newly remodeled rooms. Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your trip. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Christina Loveday...

Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Rooms were very clean & updated. Very peaceful. Great river view. Grounds were kept up very nicely. Within walking distance of many sites. And the prices were very reasonable. Will definitely be returning!

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

Dear Connie R, We are so Thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and will be returning. The best compliment we can ever receive is a return visit. I am happy to hear you like our very convenient location in the heart of Pigeon Forge and you thought our grounds were so beautiful. our maintenance supervisor makes sure that...

Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This hotel was very clean and comfortable. We had a room along the river and it was peaceful and quiet. The breakfast was good and the employees were making sure everything was filled. We liked the location, it was not too hectic but close enough we could get around easily or walk. There was a trolley stop right near the...

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

Dear Dick F, I am so happy to hear that you found our Serta pillow top mattresses so comfortable and that your room was clean. We pride ourselves in having a nice comfortable room for our guests. We are glad you had such a pleasant stay and hope to see you again on your next visit to The Great Smoky...

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We usually stay in a chalet when visiting Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge but since we were only going to stay a few night this time, we decided to stay somewhere close to the strip as I call it. This Motel is laid out in an unique style. It was clean and the breakfast there is a perk. It's not as sound proof...

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

Dear IplayNdirt, Thank you so much for your review. I do apologize about the noise you encountered during your stay with us. Weekends we do tend to have a lot of kids in-house and they can be a bit noisy at times. I am glad you liked the convenient location of our hotel and our deluxe Hot breakfast. Thank you...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $67 - $188 (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 Romantic Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#14 Business Hotel in Pigeon Forge
#20 Family Hotel in Pigeon Forge
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I requested first floor and riverside.”
 of 5 bubbles FishnotFishy, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Use the elevator to get tot he upper floors”
 of 5 bubbles BillB798, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the pool are warm and cozy!”
 of 5 bubbles cindylW861PJ, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“great free breakfast and wi-fi”
 of 5 bubbles GRITSfromAL, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room over looking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Boziggy1, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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