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West Chester, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been visiting the BuckHorn Inn for 25 years. This little piece of Smoky Mountain heaven is one of the best kept secrets in Gatlinburg. If you want a place that is so comfortable, quiet and relaxing that you never want to leave, check this place out. The breakfast served each morning is awesome!, the service...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The title says it all. They were informed we are a same-sex couple at reservation so l could ask point-blank if that was a problem. I got re-assurance it was not. The greeting at check-in was friendly and nice and that was the last smile we got. The cottage was very much like the picture, but that did not show...

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Lee M, Owner at Buckhorn Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you did not find out staff consistently friendly and helpful to you and that you found the breakfast and dinner service to be too fast. I have reminded our staff to take a more leisurely approach to service in future. We are also so sorry that you did not enjoy the food and I want...

Nashville, TN
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ok, first let me say we enjoy a rustic stay HOWEVER not when we when expect what the website says it has only to find out it's what they did NOT say that counts. Rooms were TINY and not at all like the pictures on the website (which obviously were taken years ago with special lens). Old, worn, low ceilings,...

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Lee M, Owner at Buckhorn Inn, responded to this review

Dear MBA, I am so sorry you did not enjoy the accommodations at Buckhorn. While the main building has undergone many renovations and updates since 1938, we strive to balance the charm of staying in an historic room with the convenience our guests expect. Many guests find the traditional rooms to be very appealing--I am sorry that you did not....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden gem in Gatlinburg that offers a great place to stay at a reasonable price, nice people, a view of Mt Leconte and great food if you choose to eat there. We've been there over a dozen times and will continue to go back.

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Buckhorn Inn for our anniversary again this year. It was our sixth visit and as usual, it was the loveliest of stays. We love our accommodations (Lindsay House) and the food was amazing as always. The chefs at Buckhorn always impress us and the staff there is like family, taking such good care of...

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Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming and much attention given to comforting details. The nostalgic 'old time' cabins added to the welcome and to the overall experience. Great job! May we suggest one improvement to make it 100%complete. In cabin #5 the spotlights shine right into the bedroom way into the night which for us after two days of road travel impacted our nights rest....

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Huntingdon, TN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Buckhorn recently for four nights. We rented cottage #4. We could not have been more delighted and really hated our stay was not longer. If it's a peaceful retreat you are looking for, away from the overly commercialized Pigeon Forge and downtown Gatlinburg, this is the perfect place. A wonderful breakfast is included with every room...

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to find a better place to stay and eat. We love this place for it's small scale and high quality! The food is the best! The view of Mount LeConte from the porch and dining room just sweetens the deal.

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Oxford, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful jewel in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. We have stayed at The Buckhorn many times and they simply always get it right. John, Lee and their staff go the extra mile to make sure their guests have a great time. Their breakfasts and (optional) dinners are reason enough to visit and the accommodations are comfortable and...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably our 2 dozenth visit at the Buckhorn and we continue coming back because of the delightful hospitality, the amazing views of the mountains and the best breakfasts in the area. I also enjoy walking the lovely grounds--and always enjoy a meditative walk in the huge labyrinth on the property.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beauty, peace, and solitude emanate from the pine and hemlock forest surrounding Buckhorn Inn, while the ever-changing view of the Great Smoky Mountains across mountain meadows of wild flowers never fails to inspire the visitor. We offer a range of Gatlinburg accommodations, from full, private guesthouses to private cottages to traditional inn rooms. Pick the Smoky Mountain lodging that fits your style and length of stay and plan your Tennesee vacation today! East Tennesee's classic country inn, The Buckhorn offers the grandest Smoky Mountain views of any Gatlinburg bed and breakfast. Elegance and period charm mix with the inn's friendly, romantic atmosphere of a Smoky Mountain lodge. Buckhorn has been a favorite destination for visitors to Gatlinburg, Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains since 1938. Situated less than a mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Buckhorn Inn is convenient to all activities and attractions in the area including hiking, arts and crafts, musical theaters, and the Pigeon Forge Outlets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buckhorn Inn

Address: 2140 Tudor Mountain Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-6042
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range: $264 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Buckhorn Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“The cottages and premier rooms are beautiful. You won't go wrong anywhere in this place though.”
 of 5 bubbles cincinnati2016, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go anywhere else but here!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles mba, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We love the Lindsay House as it has a wood burning fireplace!”
 of 5 bubbles catcher526, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Great views in a private cabin setting- cabin #5”
 of 5 bubbles esuemorris, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cottage 3 & 4 are a little smaller than the other cottages and no cook top, just microwave. No problem for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Ready_Set_Go_13, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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