"The hotel was run-down, the room smelled like urine, and there were large spots on the carpet. There was hair in the sink. No hot breakfast; instead we got a discount at the restaurant next door; our breakfast for 2 cost $32. Not a good value, and not what we expected. Stay somewhere else.2021-10-24"
"We had to call the hotel multiple times before someone answered; we wanted to let them know we'd be arriving late. No problems otherwise.2021-08-19"
"The hotel clerk was rude. No coffee or breakfast provided. We couldn't even use the fire pit "because of Covid," though we were able to sit by it.2020-08-09"
"We had a nice time at this hotel, and we really enjoyed the breakfast. The toilet was too low, though.2021-12-18"
"The hotel was easy to find. The room was large and clean, and the staff was friendly.2021-04-23"
"The room was really clean, and the hotel staff was friendly. The only issue was that our pet needed to go out at night and all the exterior doors were bolted shut. The only other exit had a sign saying it was an emergency exit and an alarm would go off if it was opened. I called the main number for assistance, but no one answered.2020-05-04"
"The hotel room was clean, and it was easy to adjust the temperature. The beds were too firm for us, though we did like having extra pillow.s Plenty of hot water for showers. Nice staff. The breakfast layout wasn't organized, but the food was good. The coffee could've been stronger. 2016-10-17"
"Clean room and nice hotel staff. The pool was warm and clean.2015-08-12"
"The room was just average. There were low-riders in town, and the noise kept me from sleeping. There was a used bandage on the floor under the sink. The hotel clerk was nice, but I wouldn't stay here again.2023-10-04"
"This was my worst hotel experience ever. The room reeked of cigarette smoke, and the room was always either too hot or too cold. The phone, bathroom exhaust fan, and hair dryer didn't work. One side of the receptacle in the bathroom didn't work. I mistakenly left a blanket behind; I called and was told it would be mailed back to me, but after not hearing anything, I called back and was told the manager said it couldn't be mailed back to me. I'll never stay here again.2020-02-10"
"Our stay went well until the AC went out. There were no other rooms available. The hotel refunded the room rate, but kept the pet fees for nights we didn't stay.2016-06-26"
"Great place to stay. The hotel was clean, and the employees were friendly. Great continental breakfast. No complaints at all. Stay here; you won't be sorry.2021-09-25"
"The hotel was clean and comfortable, and the staff was friendly. Our only complaint was that the bathroom door closed automatically, and we all ended up with bruises on our legs. Stay here.2020-11-09"
"The room was clean, but the housekeepers didn't provide enough toiletries. I stayed for 5 days but only got 1 roll of toilet paper. The beds weren't made during my stay.2020-07-18"
"Close to Kodak and Pigeon Forge. We love this motel. The room was clean and had a nice view of the stream, and the employees were pleasant. We enjoyed the nice, big pool. Close to restaurants, a gas station, and Kroger store. We stayed 3 nights.2022-09-09"
"Not a good experience at all. The staff was nice and helpful, but the motel room wasn't clean. Don't stay here.2021-05-15"
"Great motel room, but breakfast was bad. Some food ran out, it was a 30-minute wait to use the waffle iron, and there was no attendant to keep the area clean and sanitary.2018-07-29"
"Good hotel, and the staff treated us really well.2021-09-27"
"The room was extremely clean, and the hotel staff was friendly and helpful. The room needed better lighting, and there were no drawers to put clothing in. Breakfast was fantastic. Definitely stay here.2017-10-11"
"Great location. The hotel was clean and quiet. The breakfast attendants were accommodating and went out of their way to provide great service.2015-10-25"
On place pages like this, we order hotels from lowest cost to highest except we list low-rated hotels at the bottom of the page.
Most of our competitors order these same hotels in other ways that make them more money.
How Do We Define Motel?
To us, motels are smaller lodgings that have rooms you can enter directly from the parking area.
At hotels, on the other hand, you can enter your room only through a hall inside the building.
Hotel Booking Tips
Beware of non-refundable reservations that could cost you a lot of money if you change or cancel them. +Non-refundable reservations are a gamble that will usually save you less than $10. If you make a $90 non-refundable reservation instead of a $100 refundable booking, you are betting $90 to win $10. Would you do that in Las Vegas? -
Don't assume you can cancel a non-refundable reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel weeks or even months in advance. +Often you cannot because some hotels' profit strategy is to get paid more than once for the same room for the same night. -
Always read cancellation policies carefully before you make a reservation. + When is the latest date and time you can cancel without penalty? - More >
When you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. Take a copy with you to the hotel.
The earlier in the afternoon you check into a hotel, the more likely you will get a room or suite that matches your preferences.