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
Popular for a romantic getaway
“Very large and clean room. ”  Expedia
Hotel Dirty Rooms and Tired Rooms were criticized in the reviews

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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 excellent location. Yet, they disliked the very used and dated rooms and the unfriendly and disappointing staff service.
Ranked #48 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg
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
Guests of Smokyland Motel liked the convenient location.
Bottom line: Poor Quality at a Poor Bang for Your Buck
Prior guests appreciated the Hotel Terrace 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
Hotel Pool with a Waterfall and Free Breakfast were applauded in many reviews
Save money with the Free Breakfast
Verdict: Average Quality at an Average Bang for Your Buck

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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
Hotel Terrace and Location were praised by other guests
Hotel is few blocks away from Ripleys Aquarium
Ranked #22 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg

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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
Guests of Four Seasons Motor Lodge liked the convenient location. Yet, they disliked the unfriendly and disappointing staff service, the dirty or over-crowded swimming pool, the dingy rooms and the very old and outdated rooms.
The hotel Indoor Pool and Kids Pool were highly regarded by former guests

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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
Hotel Romantic Atmosphere was praised by other guests
Recommended for a romantic vacation

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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
Verdict: Poor Quality Hotel
Hotel within walking distance to Ripleys Aquarium
Great for a romantic escape with a loved one

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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
Hotel is few blocks away from Ripleys Aquarium
Bottom line: Average Quality Hotel
The Hotel Tired Rooms needs improvement

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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
Ranked #2 of 181 Best Hotels in Gatlinburg
Hotel is few blocks away from Ripleys Aquarium
Reviewers ranted about the Hotel Tired Rooms

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