The Best Cheap Hotels in Sevierville, Tennessee

This beautiful property has acres upon acres of rolling landscape
This beautiful property has acres upon acres of rolling landscape | Courtesy of Blue Mountain Mist Country Inn and Spa / Expedia
Siobhan Grogan

Best known as Dolly Parton’s hometown, Sevierville, Tennessee, was founded in 1795 on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains, putting it within striking distance of many attractions, such as Dollywood. See all that the area has to offer without spending a fortune by choosing one of these convenient budget hotels in Sevierville – bookable on Culture Trip.

Sevierville is an ideal base for keen hikers, golfers, shoppers and families looking for rollercoasters, interactive museums, water parks and even underground cave tours. There are vast open spaces for adventure, historic buildings in the charming downtown district and, of course, a famous bronze statue of Sevierville’s most famous daughter. So, save your money for experiences and stay at a hotel that won’t break the bank – here’s our pick.

1. Wilderness at the Smokies


A cozy-looking guestroom at the Wilderness at the Smokies River Lodge with two double beds and a brown sofa
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Take a vacation your children will remember and reserve a room at this resort, where access to the on-site water parks is included in your stay. Have unlimited fun at the largest indoor water park in the state, along with two outdoor water parks. Also, there’s a three-story rope course, multilevel laser tag, minigolf and a mega arcade. After a day of adventures, there are cozy suites on-site and roomy villas a short shuttle ride away from the main resort.

2. Hampton Inn Sevierville


A family-friendly guestroom at Hampton Inn Sevierville with two double beds, patterned carpet and a desk
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Discover all Sevierville has to offer from this handy base off State Route 66. There’s plenty of shopping and restaurants within walking distance, while the Sevierville Convention Center is also close by. If you’re on vacation, Pigeon Forge and the legendary Dollywood is just 15 minutes away. Rooms are modern and comfortable and include complimentary breakfast and parking, along with access to an indoor pool and a fitness center.

3. Holiday Inn and Suites Pigeon Forge Convention Center


A family-friendly room at Holiday Inn & Suites Pigeon Forge Convention Center with two double beds and a TV
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You don’t have to go far from this hotel in the heart of Pigeon Forge to find fun. The entertainment district known as the Island in Pigeon Forge is within walking distance, and the Tanger Outlets Sevierville is a few short miles away. Even the hotel itself offers nightly bonfires, an indoor pool and a family-friendly restaurant serving food all day. The best bit? Children under 18 stay for free when sharing their parents’ room, and those under 11 eat for free too.

4. Music Road Resort


Guests at Music Road Resort play in the pool area, which has a waterslide and mushroom-shaped fountain
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No one would blame you if you never left this resort in the center of Pigeon Forge once you’ve checked in. There are two properties to choose from, two outdoor water parks with slides and lazy rivers, plus indoor heated pools with hot tubs. When the excitement gets to be too much, relax on the hotel’s terrace while enjoying tranquil views of the Little Pigeon River. Meanwhile, rooms offer extra treats, including fireplaces, jacuzzis and mountain vistas.

5. The Lodge at Five Oaks

Hotel, Luxury, Independent Hotel

A guestroom at The Lodge at Five Oaks has natural-wood floors, a double bed and wooden furniture
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Get back to nature – without sacrificing home comforts – by staying at this lodge in the Great Smoky Mountains, which recreates cozy life on a farm but with added luxe. Rooms have walk-in showers, hardwood floors and plush bedding; some also have fireplaces for snug nights in. Additionally, there’s a communal outdoor pool with slides and toys to keep everyone happy. On the Parkway near Pigeon Forge, the hotel is within walking distance of attractions and restaurants, and stays include a free downtown parking pass.

6. Clarion Inn Willow River


A path leads to the columned front of Clarion Inn Willow River
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Shopaholics will be in the mall in minutes if they stay at the Clarion Inn on Winfield Dunn Parkway, a short drive from the Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall. Feast on a complimentary hot breakfast before hitting the shops and coming back to drop your bags in one of the modern guest bedrooms – each one comes with a fridge, a microwave and a coffee maker. There’s also an indoor pool, a fitness center and free parking, so you won’t have to carry your purchases far when you check out.

7. The Resort at Governor’s Crossing


A snazzy guestroom at The Resort at Governors Crossing has lime-green walls, a double bed and a patterned carpet
Courtesy of The Resort at Governor’s Crossing / Expedia

The kids will never want to leave this thrilling resort just 3mi (5km) from the entrance to Dollywood and Splash Country. But, if that sounds too far, the hotel has indoor and outdoor water parks with a slide and a lazy river, an arcade, a playground, a seasonal outdoor cinema and a family park area with firepits, minigolf and woodland walks. Condos sleep between two and 18 people, and each one has a full kitchen, making it an ideal getaway for a large group looking for fun.

8. Blue Mountain Mist Country Inn and Spa


A homey guestroom at Blue Mountain Mist Country Inn & Spa has a bed with a wooden frame and a rocking chair
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If you fancy a more authentic stay, this idyllic B&B is heaven-sent. The property features 12 guest rooms and five cottages with homey touches, including bedside jacuzzis, handmade heirloom quilts, antique furniture and fireplaces. All stays include a hearty breakfast, evening desserts and drinks; however, lunch and dinner can be arranged with a reservation. Watch the sunrise in a rocking chair on the wraparound porch or book a treatment in the spa, where massages and facials finish with fruit trays and fresh smoothies.

9. Arbors at Island Landing Hotel and Suites

Hotel, Independent Hotel

The pool area at Arbors at Island Landing Hotel & Suites has a bright-blue pool, white parasols and chairs
Courtesy of Arbors at Island Landing Hotel and Suites / Expedia

There’s no need to worry about that crafty final bill when staying at this property right in the center of town. Rooms sleep up to eight and include all sorts of goodies – think a stash of jigsaw puzzles and books, marshmallows to toast on the firepit and a selection of games to borrow, including badminton, frisbees and even a kite. You’ll also get a hot pancake breakfast at a nearby restaurant and coffee and doughnuts in the lobby.

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