Econo Lodge Inn & Suites on the River

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

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites on the River

Welcome to to our hotel on the River in Gatlinburg Near Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway

The ideal vacation, the one that will bring you joy and relaxation, should start with a hotel that puts your needs first. We dream about making your experience unforgettable. Experience the combination of five-star service, accommodating amenities, and friendly service. Econo Lodge is an ideal location, close to the Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Econo Lodge wants to help you enjoy your vacation during your stay. We live to delight our guests, whether that means going to extra mile for your happiness or offering accommodating amenities. We offer many amenities like a seasonal outdoor pool, free parking, continental breakfast, WiFi, and a fax machine.

Stay like a Local:

Get ready to settle in your cozy room for the night. Each of our valued guests have access to essential amenities that will help you feel at home. In-room amenities include refrigerators, microwaves, hair dryers, coffee makers, ironing boards, along with free premium movie channels and more. Plus, select rooms come with kitchenettes and living rooms.

Gatlinburg Attractions:

Check out the top attractions of Gatlinburg on your vacation. Each of these attractions offers their unique opportunities for good times. Soak up the picturesque views from atop the 407-foot Space Needle and experience other sites, activities and attractions like:

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

Gatlinburg Restaurants:

Gatlinburg bring's the southern-style fare, ethnic cuisines and everything in- between. Go hearty, go lean, upscale or relaxed. It's all here. Satisfy your appetite with these delicious choices. No Way Jose's Cantina, Alamo Steakhouse, Slice Pizza Bakery, Tom & Earl's Back Alley Grill, Howard's Steakhouse, and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Gatlinburg Shopping:

Shopping is an art, and you are an artist. Need a new outfit or two? Gatlinburg's seven malls offer all the shopping you'll ever need during your visit to the Smokies. Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway Mall, Mountain Mall, The Village, Baskins Square Mall, The Trentham Place, and Marketplace offers shops with a unique theme. You were born to shop, so let's get started!

Recreation & Outdoors:

If you are looking to enjoy the outdoors, Gatlinburg, Tennessee is a nature lover's paradise. From bicycling to bird watching, from camping to fishing, and hiking to horseback riding, the great outdoors will fall right into your lap. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is all about experiencing outdoor adventure. This park is home to over 800 miles of beautiful trails to explore. Choose your destination and get ready to explore.

Nightlife and Entertainment:

Everyone loves coming to Gatlinburg for the beautiful views of the Smoky Mountains, but there are also world-class shows. Your trip to Gatlinburg isn't complete without experiencing an unforgettable evening at one of our incredible live shows. The Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre is the best venue in town to catch musical comedy shows. Dolly Parton's Stampede, Country Tonite Show and Murder Mystery Dinner Show are some of the towns favorite live entertainment. After seeing a show, you're guaranteed to have a blast when you visit the downtown area after dark. You can eat at a restaurant with live music, show off your dance moves at Club 812 at Blaine's Grill & Bar or go take in some scenic views at the Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook.

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.

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
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


  • 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
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Car Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Premium TV channels
  • Air conditioning
  • 24 Hr front desk
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Premium bedding
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Family Hotel
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