Black Bear Inn & Suites

1100 Pkwy., Gatlinburg, TN 37738 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Property
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3.5/5

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  • With an indoor pool!
  • Free breakfast available
  • Fitness center on property
  • 130 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 7 floors
  • Hotel has 41 suites
  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 2 meeting rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Ripley's Aquarium, 100 yards from Great Smoky Mtn. National Park, Ober Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg Ziplines, NOC Great Outpost, Sky Lift, Ripley's Believe It or Not Musuem and Haunted Adventure, Star Cars, Christ in the Smokies, Space Needle, Mirror Maze and Mini Golf, Rafting in the Smokies

Property Description

The charming Black Bear Inn & Suites hotel is ideally located in the downtown area, one block from the Gatlinburg Convention Center and 100 yards from the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Family fun is abundant in the area; with nearby attractions like Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and the Ober Gatlinburg ski area, aerial tramway and amusement park. This Gatlinburg, TN hotel is also convenient to Dollywood theme park and Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede dinner attraction, both located in neighboring Pigeon Forge. The city of Knoxville and the University of Tennessee Knoxville are about one-half hour away.You will find something for everyone at the unique Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, one of the largest groups of independent artists in North America. Browse the many exciting exhibits and displays which include paintings, ceramics, stained glass, carvings, photography and much more.Gatlinburg's finest shops, entertainment venues, restaurants and cocktail lounges are located in the surrounding area, many within walking distance from the hotel.Black Bear Inn & Suites Gatlinburg has (3) three meeting spaces totaling over 3,500 square feet combined. The first is the ONLY rooftop Ballroom in the city, 2,500 square feet, which is ideal for banquets and larger meetings of over 50 people. The second is the Trolley Room, 800 square feet, which is great for smaller receptions and meetings of less than 50 people and the third is the Gallery - great for a game room, small meetings less than 50 people. .The hotel offers many fabulous features and amenities, including:Free high-speed Internet access Free full breakfast Free coffee, hot tea or hot chocolate - 24 hours.Free weekday newspaper Free local calls After a busy day of meetings or sightseeing, guests of this Gatlinburg, TN hotel are invited to take advantage of the enclosed heated pool and hot tub.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00pm
Check Out: 11:00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 7
Rooms: 130
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 130
Handicap Rooms: 9
Rooms with 2 Beds: 73
Suites: 41
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 3500 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 5.0 Mi
Pool Info:
Open 9AM to 10PM dailyEnclosed and heated w/ hot tubRetractable Roof for summer months
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48hr for individual reservations30 days for group blocks
Nightly Parking: $0
Typical Group Deposit: $350.00
Total Taxes: 12.75%
Total Misc Fees: $16.46 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 9.75%
Occupancy Tax: 3.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 1.50%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 15.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 22.00%
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 10.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 14.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 17.95 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 12.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 19.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 18.95 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 6.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 6.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 21.95 Per Item (per gallon)
Banquet Soda: 1.95 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 1.95 Per Item
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 19.95 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

McGhee Tyson Airport, approximately 44 miles from Gatlinburg, A Touch of Paradise Taxi- $50 one-way

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Free, hot breakfast. Cooked to order omelets, biscuits & gravy, sausage, scrambled eggs, grits, hash browns, cereal, bagels, muffins, English muffins, Belgian waffles, oatmeal, juices and coffee.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Free secured parking. Ample parking for buses.

Internet / WiFI

Free Wi-Fi throughout property.

Previously known as:
Clarion Inn & Suites Gatlinburg, Clarion Inn & Suites

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Black Bear Inn & Suites

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Black Bear Inn & Suites.

Feel free to use the Black Bear Inn & Suites meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Gatlinburg event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Gov. John Sevier Ballroom 60 x 45 x 18 2700216/----100503065--/--270300270
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Gov. John Sevier Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2700 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
60 x 45 x 18 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
4
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$250.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$500.00 USD
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Trolley Room 35 x 25 x 9 80048/----32302030--/--654840
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Trolley Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
800 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
35 x 25 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
16
Columns:
0
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$150.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$150.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$300.00 USD

FAQs about Black Bear Inn & Suites

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Black Bear Inn & Suites have?

There are 130 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Black Bear Inn & Suites?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Black Bear Inn & Suites?

Free, hot breakfast. Cooked to order omelets, biscuits & gravy, sausage, scrambled eggs, grits, hash browns, cereal, bagels, muffins, English muffins, Belgian waffles, oatmeal, juices and coffee.

What parking is available at Black Bear Inn & Suites?

Free secured parking. Ample parking for buses.

How much does internet cost?

Free Wi-Fi throughout property.

Is there a gym at Black Bear Inn & Suites?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Black Bear Inn & Suites?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Open 9AM to 10PM dailyEnclosed and heated w/ hot tubRetractable Roof for summer months.

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