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Stay in Gatlinburg’s Premier Downtown Hotel


Perched upon the banks of Little Pigeon River and steps from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you will find the best hotel in downtown Gatlinburg, Edgewater Hotel & Conference Center! With excellent accomodations relaxing amenites, and a great downtown location, this eight-story high-rise is perfect for your next getaway to Gatlinburg, Tennessee!

 No matter where your adventures in Gatlinburg take you, the Edgewater Hotel is always just around the corner. We offer free parking and easy access to the Gatlinburg Trolley, so you can get to all the best attractions, restaurants, and shopping in the area without a hassle.

Enjoy A Continental Breakfast Every Morning

Breakfast area

An absolutely delicious continental breakfast is always included with your stay at Edgewater Hotel. Every morning you get freshly brewed coffee, fresh fruit, an array of delicious breakfast staples like eggs, biscuits, and cereal. Delectable and wholesome, our complimentary continental breakfast is sure to get your day started right!

Beautiful Veiws From Every Room

Our Gatlinburg hotel on the river boasts carefully tailored accomodations to provide you the utmost comfort and relaxation. Step inside and discover our thoughtful décor and cozy bedding. Each room features a luxurious king or queen-size bed, a private bathroom, wireless internet access, private balconies, and sometimes even an in-room hot tub! Plus, all our guests get exclusive access to our anemities for the ideal Gatlinburg experience. We promise that at Edgewater Hotel, you’ll get more than just a room!

Fantastic vacation fantastic hotel

“The hotel is located right in the center of town could not ask for a better location plenty of parking the hotel itself is great the staff is awesome they go out of their way to help you in anyway possible I would highly recommend this place and we always stay there when we go to Gatlinburg”

-Gary R, Mar 2022

Excellent Experience

“Very friendly and willing to help in any way. Rooms were clean and the service was great. I will be staying there again when we go back to Tennessee and would highly recommend this place to anyone. The conference center was great for what we used it for.”

-Peyton A, Feb 2022

Good Place

“We held a work convention here this week. It is a very well kept and organized hotel and conference center. They went out of their way to meet all our needs. This is our second time having a large biz gathering here. And both times have turned out very well. Highly recommend this establishment”

-Jay N, Feb 2022

Great Experience

“Hotel was super clean. Parking on site. Continental breakfast was delicious. Pool & hot tub are a bonus. Great walking location to everything in downtown Gatlinburg. Price was very reasonable for the area”

-Lindsay W, Oct 2020


Great Stay!

“My husband and our son had adjoining rooms with my brother and his daughter. All of us had a great stay. All of the employees are friendly and helpful. No breakfast buffet because of Covid but there were hot biscuits, fruit, yogurt and cereal each morning. The location was perfect! So easy to walk to restaurants and shops”

-Medic2430, July 2020

Very Satisfied

“The staff at the Edgewater is very nice and will always do what they can to help you out. Even the maintenance staff. The rooms were very clean. We stayed in a riverside balcony room and the balcony area was really nice to sit and relax with a cup of coffee. Look forward to going back again next year”

-Mark C, June 2020

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