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Black Bear Inn & Suites

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel in May. This was a last min stop and most hotels were full. They had a room for us that was handicap accessible, which we needed. They were kind and helpful. The hotel was old and on need of repair. Great location on the Main Street. Great parking which is hard to fine. Very affordable....

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Mount Sterling, Ohio
Reviewed 24 November 2016

My daughter-in-law and I went to Pigeon Forge for a little Christmas Shopping. We were there the first week in November. Our room was very spacious and clean. Staff was very nice and friendly. Beds were great, very comfortable. Breakfast bar had a big verity of foods and you could order a special omelet of your choice. They also had...

2Thank dorisp220
About Hotel's Favourite Review
ClarionGatlinburg, Front Office Manager at Black Bear Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting such a positive review about our hotel! We love feedback, especially hearing such positive experiences as yours. We are very happy that we were able to accommodate you and look forward to seeing you in the future.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for the Church of God Kidfest at the convention center and it's a great walking location to that and just about everything else in Gatlinburg. We were on the 6th floor and the rooms were nice and clean. The breakfast was good and fresh. The kids really enjoyed the indoor heated pool since it rained almost the...

1Thank steph2003x
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been staying here 4 to 6 times a year for several years. Never had any problems. Very clean, great staff and start the day off with a wonderful breakfast. Location is great as it is right on the strip in Gatlinburg. We love the rooms that offer your own fire pit. Highly, highly recommend.

3Thank Stephanie_B1964
Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I was very impressed by all of the staff within the hotel, specially the receptionists,they were very friendly and also very helpful, the maids ensured our room was immaculate on a daily basis.Also my child left his backpack at the hotel, and they were able to arrange everything for us to get our backpack back home as quickly as they...

1Thank naturaleza53963
Reviewed 16 April 2017

newer hotel on the main strip. A little far up from all the happenings but just a short walk. Not much parking so park and walk. Breakfast is good but not much seating. Room above us leaked but nothing to really bother us. Balcony's that overlook the street.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

No smoke smell anywhere in the hotel. It is now called The Black Bear Inn! They transitioned from Clarion inn and suites on April 4th & 5th. Service was fantastic! Everyone was friendly. The omelette girl does need to smile more but she got the job done quickly. Breakfast was great the first couple of times but I really wanted...

2Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Clarion 10-15 times over the past 20 years. This past weekend we didn't get maid service on Saturday even after calling the front desk twice. I was expecting/hoping to see the lack of housekeeping reflected in my bill, it was not. Love the location, staff has went downhill.

1Thank howardtrippers
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The plumbing needs a little work but overall a nice stay. Gatlinburg is superfun! One of the ladies that served the hot breakfast buffet was a little rude because she wanted to close it but other than that good place.

1Thank Angela M
Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I stayed in room 225 from 3/11/17 to 3/13/17 this room has to be the worst room in the building please do not stay there. There was really no hot water in bathroom facet unless you run the water for about 5 minutes the shower initially had the same problem. The internet constantly went down and was frustrating. I did...

Thank t5y6n8

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarion Inn & Suites Gatlinburg has a sleek, stylized look! From the lobby to rooftop Penthouse Suites and every room in between. Start your morning off right with a delicious full, hot complimentary breakfast including omelets cooked to order and Belgium waffles. The Clarion's location is ideal for everyone! Interested in a scenic drive or hike? The hotel is located only 100 yards from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited park in the Nation! Want to walk or take a Trolley around downtown Gatlinburg and experience the town's many popular attractions and wide array of restaurants? Not a problem! Clarion Inn & Suites is located right on the Parkway! Thinking about driving to Pigeon Forge to visit Dollywood, Dolly's Splash Country, Titanic Museum Attraction, shopping at Tanger Outlets or seeing Pigeon Forge's many theaters and dinner shows? Clarion is only a short drive away from Pigeon Forge. Clarion Inn & Suites Gatlinburg is "Definitely a Cut Above!". We hope to see you in the Smoky Mountains soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Bear Inn & Suites

Address: 1100 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (Formerly Clarion Inn & Suites)
Region: United States > Tennessee > Sevier County > Gatlinburg
Price Range: $96 - $692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Black Bear Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 130
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Also Known As:
Clarion Inn And Suites
Clarion Gatlinburg
Gatlinburg Clarion
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#5 Business Hotel in Gatlinburg
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“Go to the Reagan down the street. Much better deal.”
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“Apparently are doing some remodeling. Check it out first. If not updated or improvements in all areas made, stay somewhere else!”
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“Any room that overlooks the Parkway is good. We were not disturbed by the noise at all.”
JulieW37122, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We wanted a balcony facing the parkway but didn't get one.”
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