Hotels near Ripleys Aquarium

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies® is located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. They offer a number of special experiences, enjoyed by both adults and children alike, including the Penguin Encounter, which allows visitors to interact face-to-face with African Penguins. They also feature the Mermaid Experience, Camp for Families, Sleep with Sharks and Splash with the Rays. They also feature a variety of live shows, including Shark Lagoon Dive, Penguin Feeding, Stingray Bay Dive, Marine Science and Coral Reef Dive. Parents and adults are welcome, as are homeschoolers, teachers and even large school groups. Ripley’s Aquarium is perfect for catered events, weddings, receptions, corporate meetings and even birthday parties. With a special focus on conservation and education, they strive to help preserve the local aquatic species not only nearby in Tennessee, but worldwide. Their staff helps participate in environmental clean-up sessions, both on the shores and in the mountains. They also participate in organizing Earth Day, Year of the Frog, a Party for the Planet and Shark Week. Another fun excursion at the aquarium includes the Tropical Rainforest, which features zebra cichlids, arapaima, armored catfish, green iguanas, piranha, mudskippers, poison dart frogs and even anableps.

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River Terrace Resort & Convention Center

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240 River Road, Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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River Terrace Resort & Convention Center
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based on 347 hotel reviews
Reviewers liked the Hotel Soaking Tub and Heated Pool
Bottom line: Poor Quality at a Poor Bang for Your Buck
Reviewers ranted about the Hotel Dirty Rooms and Tired Rooms

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Riverside Motor Lodge

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715 Parkway, Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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Riverside Motor Lodge
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based on 54 hotel reviews
Guests of Riverside Motor Lodge liked the central location. Yet, they disliked the unfriendly and disappointing staff service and the worn and tired rooms.
Hotel Balcony and Location are definite plus
Hotel Tired Rooms and Service were below expectations

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Smokyland Motel

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727 Parkway, Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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Smokyland Motel
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based on 33 hotel reviews
Ranked #61 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg
Prior guests praised the Hotel Balcony and Location

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The Edgewater Hotel

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402 River Rd, Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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The Edgewater Hotel
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based on 437 hotel reviews
The Edgewater Hotel is located one block away from the main strip in Gatlinburg. It is very close to the Ripley Aquarium and a short drive from Smoky Mountain National Park. The rooms at the hotel were praised for being clean...  more
Prior occupants thought the Hotel Small Rooms could have been better
Popular for a romantic getaway

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Gatlinburg Inn

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755 Parkway, Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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Gatlinburg Inn
based on 57 hotel reviews
Bottom line: Good Quality Hotel
Hotel is few blocks away from Ripleys Aquarium
Hotel Balcony and Location gets high marks

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Four Seasons Motor Lodge

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756 Parkway, Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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Four Seasons Motor Lodge
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based on 132 hotel reviews
Guests of Four Seasons Motor Lodge liked the convenient location. Yet, they disliked the worn and tired rooms, the filthy rooms, the unfriendly and disappointing staff service and the dirty or over-crowded swimming pool.
Ranked #69 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg
Prior guests praised the Hotel Indoor Swimming Pool and Kids Pool

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Johnsons Inn

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242 Bishop Lane, Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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Johnsons Inn
based on 172 hotel reviews
Ranked #18 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg
Reviewers liked the Hotel Romantic Atmosphere
Hotel Dirty Rooms and Tired Rooms were criticized in the reviews

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Greystone Lodge at The Aquarium

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559 Pkwy., Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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Greystone Lodge at The Aquarium
based on 194 hotel reviews
Hotel within walking distance to Ripleys Aquarium
Ranked #49 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg
Popular for a romantic getaway

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Midtown Lodge

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805 Parkway, Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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Midtown Lodge
based on 76 hotel reviews
Guests of Midtown Lodge liked the excellent location and the attentive and courteous staff. Yet, they disliked the poorly designed rooms.
Ranked #42 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg
Positive comments for the Hotel Fireplace and Kitchenette

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Jack Huffs Motor Lodge

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204 Cherokee Orchard Road, Gatlinburg, 37738 TN
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Jack Huffs Motor Lodge
based on 124 hotel reviews
Positive comments for the Hotel Water Slide and Flat Panel TV in Rooms
Hotel within walking distance to Ripleys Aquarium
Previous guests found the Hotel Tired Rooms unsatisfactory

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