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
Guests of River Terrace Resort & Convention Center liked the central location, the fabulous views from most rooms, the big rooms and the better than average amenities in the room. Yet, they disliked the filthy rooms, the very o...  more
The Hotel Dirty Rooms and Tired Rooms fell below the expectations of prior guests
Ranked #59 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg

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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
Bravo to the Hotel Terrace and Location
Bottom line: Poor Quality at an Average Bang for Your Buck
The Hotel Tired Rooms and Service are disappointing

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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
Hotel is few blocks away from Ripleys Aquarium
Hotel Terrace and Location gets high marks
Ranked #61 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg

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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
On the negative side: Hotel Small Rooms
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
Great for a romantic escape with a loved one

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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
Pros: Terrace and Location

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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
Ranked #69 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg
Hotel within walking distance to Ripleys Aquarium
Hotel Indoor Pool and Kids Pool are among the highlights

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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
“The rooms are old but clean and big. ”  Yahoo! Travel
Verdict: Good Quality Hotel
Bravo to the Hotel Romantic Atmosphere

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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 is few blocks away from Ripleys Aquarium
Hotel Dirty Rooms and Small Rooms were criticized in the reviews
Recommended for a romantic vacation

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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
Cons: Hotel Tired Rooms
Hotel is few blocks away from Ripleys Aquarium
Bottom line: Average Quality Hotel

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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
Hotel within walking distance to Ripleys Aquarium
Verdict: Good Quality Hotel
The hotel Water Slide and Flat Panel TV in Rooms were highly regarded by former guests

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