Econo Lodge Inn & Suites on the River
310 Cottage Drive, Gatlinburg,  Tennessee,  37738

Hotel Overview of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites on the River

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites on the River Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Welcome to our hotel near Gatlinburg Convention Cente, Nantahala Outdoor Center

You can check out the nearby Great Smoky Mountains National Park while staying at our Econo Inn & Suites® hotel in Gatlinburg. We’re easy to find, easy to book and easy on your wallet!Soak up the picturesque views from atop the 407-foot Space Needle, or check out other local sites, activities.

Attractions near our Gatlinburg discount hotel, including:


  • Gatlinburg Convention Center
  • Nantahala Outdoor Center
  • Ripley’s Haunted Adventure
  • Dollywood

We offer an experience that simplifies travel, as well as amenities that will meet your budget like a seasonal outdoor pool and free parking, plus:

  • Free Easy Starts® continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Fax machine

When you're ready to settle in for the night, our spacious guest rooms feature refrigerators, microwaves, hair dryers, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards, along with free premium movie channels and more. Hate hunting for outlets when you’re at a hotel? We make it easy with convenient outlets at the nightstand in every room. Select rooms come with kitchenettes and living rooms.Make travel a little more stress-free on everyone by staying at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites. Gatlinburg hotels like ours are an easy stop on the road where you can find a great place to stay, all at a reasonable rate. Book now!


Dollywood Dollywood

Dollywood is a theme park jointly owned by entertainer Dolly Parton and Herschend Family Entertainment. It is located in the Knoxville-Smoky Mountains metroplex in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Hosting over 3 million guests in a typical season Presidents' Day to the Christmas holidays Dollywood is the biggest "ticketed" tourist attraction in Tennessee.

Gatlinburg Convention Center Gatlinburg Convention Center

It starts with the space. There's more than 148,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Additionally, the Convention Center is within walking distance to the attractions, restaurants and lodgings in downtown Gatlinburg.The Gatlinburg Convention Center has played host to a wide-range of functions such as product trade shows, dance and cheerleading competitions, religious conferences, corporate functions and association meetings. Whether your gathering is for 60 or 6,000, we will work with you to accommodate your needs and help you host an exceptional event.

Nantahala Outdoor Center Nantahala Outdoor Center

The Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) is a commercial outdoor guide service and retail store. It opened in 1972 when Payson and Aurelia Kennedy and Horace Holden Sr. took over the old Tote 'N Tarry Motel. NOC is based in western North Carolina near Bryson City, near the Great Smoky Mountains on the Nantahala River. NOC is surrounded by Nantahala National Forest. The Appalachian Trail passes directly through the heart of the NOC, crossing the Nantahala River on a bridge next to the outfitter.

Ripleys Haunted Adventure Ripleys Haunted Adventure

Ripley's Haunted Adventure are attractions owned by Ripley Entertainment, known for its Ripley's Believe It or Not! franchise and located along commercial strips and mostly in resort cities. All but one location is in the United States (one in Thailand).The attraction is based on tradition of haunted houses with animation and live actors.The first haunted house opened in Gatlinburg in 1999.

Hotel Facilities of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites on the River

Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Hair dryer, Alarm Clock, Iron/ironing board, Microwave, In-room safe, Phone, Refrigerator, Coffee/tea maker, Air conditioning
ADA Accessible Rooms
The hotel does offers ADA accessible rooms but as this is a third party reservation page so we may not have the inventory available here. Please call the hotel directly to check the availability of the ADA accessible rooms.
Outdoor Pool, Fishing
Food & Drink
Free complimentary Continental Breakfast
Free Self parking
Daily Housekeeping, Fax/Photocopying, 24-Hour Front Desk
Non Smoking Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning, Facilities for disabled guests

Hotel Policies of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites on the River

Check In
From 15:00 hours
Check Out
Until 11:00 hours
Min Age for Check In
Cancellation / Prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to Rate Program you select. The cancellation policies are mentioned in the rate program details.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome. Free! Up to two children under 17 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards Accepted at this property
American Express, Visa, Euro/MasterCard, Discover
Language Spoken

Hotel Area Guide of Econo Lodge Inn & Suites on the River


  • Nantahala Outdoor Center
  • Ripley's Haunted Adventure
  • Dollywood
  • Amazing Mirror Maze
  • Star Cars Museum
  • Downtown Gatlinburg
  • Smoky Mountain Zoological Park
  • Ober Gatlinburg
  • Arnold Mc Dowell Art Gallery
  • Patriot Park
  • Carbos Police Museum
  • Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort and Amusement Park

Convention Centers

  • Gatlinburg Convention Center
  • Smoky Mountain Convention Center
  • Gatlinburg Space Needle and Family Fun
  • Convention and Visitors Bureau

Nearby Airports

  • Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport

Popular Areas

  • Brush and Pen Bobi Art Studio
  • Dollywood Theme Park & Splash Country
  • Appalachian Gallery and Frame

Shopping areas

  • Don Ringstrom Gallery
  • Lagniappe Gallery and Gifts

Stadiums or Arenas

  • Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

Hotel Area Map

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