Dancing Bear Lodge

137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend, TN 37882 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-219-2797
3.5 Star Property
35.679077 -83.781950
+1-800-219-2797
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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates Cabin 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Pet Friendly
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, The Appalachian Trail, Cades Cove, Wares Valley, "The Dragon", Foothills parkway, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Dollywood, Cherokee, North Carolina

Verified Reviews of Dancing Bear Lodge

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Top Notch"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We enjoyed everything about our three day stay! Second time staying here and we'll be back again. Staff extremely friendly and helpful, great accommodations and location!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Jun-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jun 05 to Thu Jun 08 2023 at a $315.99 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 142 guest reviews

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2016
Floors: 1
Rooms: 21
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 21
Handicap Rooms: 1
Suites: 6
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1400 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 80 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 20.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 4pm-9pm
Ownership: Oldham Properties
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Cancellation greater than 30 days prior to arrival receive a full refund. Cancellation within 30 days are issued a gift certificate for the balance minus a 50.00 administrative fee.
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Typical Group Deposit: 10%
Total Taxes: 14.75%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 9.75%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 9.75 GST %
Food and Beverage Tax: 9.75%
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 30.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 100.00 Per Item
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 45.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 35.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 35.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 30.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 65.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 55.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 3.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 3.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • All-inclusive resort
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fitness and health center
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jogging path
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Licensed bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV room

Airport & Shuttle Information

Located 35 minutes from McGhee Tyson Airport Knoxville, TN (airport code TYS)Average taxi expense 45.00. Shuttle service available for groups.

Local Shuttle Info: Private shuttle service available starting at 200.00

Breakfast Information

Complimentary Hiker's breakfast pre stocked in each cabin consisting of whole fruit, orange juice, Greek yogurt, house made granola, fresh ground coffee and assorted teas.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
We are a canine friendly property, all cabin accommodations accept pets. Villa and cottage rooms are pet free. Our pet fee is 50.00 per stay.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Start your day with a hearty breakfast at the Apple Valley Cafe. Located 0.2 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Lunch: Enjoy a tasty lunch at the Townsend Deli. They offer a variety of sandwiches and salads. Located 0.3 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Dinner: The Trailhead Steakhouse offers delicious steaks and a cozy atmosphere. Located 1.5 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Activity: Explore the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Take a hike on the Laurel Falls Trail, located 2.5 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the Dancing Bean Coffee House. Located on-site at Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Lunch: Grab a quick and tasty lunch at the Trailhead BBQ Market. They serve mouthwatering BBQ dishes. Located 1.5 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Dinner: The Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro offers farm-to-table cuisine with a Southern twist. Located on-site at Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Activity: Go horseback riding at the Davy Crockett Riding Stables. Enjoy scenic trails and beautiful views. Located 3.2 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the Riverstone Family Restaurant. Located 0.6 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Lunch: Enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Little River BBQ. They serve mouthwatering BBQ dishes. Located 1.2 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Dinner: The Black Bear Cafe offers a cozy atmosphere and a menu featuring comfort food favorites. Located 0.4 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.
  • Activity: Visit the Tuckaleechee Caverns and explore the fascinating underground world. Located 4.8 miles from Dancing Bear Lodge.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Dancing Bear Lodge

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Dancing Bear Lodge.

Feel free to use the Dancing Bear Lodge meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Townsend 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
The Lodge Event Center 30 x 45 x 18 1400 75/80 -- 60 34 60 24 8/6 100 80 75
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The Lodge Event Center

Welcome to your Smoky Mountain Basecamp! Thank you for choosing Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro for your upcoming event in the Great Smoky Mountains. We’ve got several styles of individually appointed accommodations to meet most needs and budgets, from our spacious VIP Le Conte to the Evergreen Cottage. Whatever the size and amenities included, each space at Dancing Bear Lodge sets the stage for a rejuvenating experience and fond memories yet to be made. Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro offers a level of luxury and service that sets it apart from mainstream hotels. We are a full service property and restaurant offering premium in room amenities, authentic field to table casual fine dining, full bar service, and generous private meeting space. The Lodge event room offers the ambiance of an upscale rustic setting with lofted ceilings, hewn cut rafters and a seasonal wood burning fireplace, along with wifi, HDMI access, projector and drop down screen. This room is ideal for corporate meetings, weddings, private parties, social gatherings or workshops.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1400 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 45 x 18 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
6
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$275.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$550.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1100.00 USD
Winter rates are discounted 25% from January through April 1st. Groups reserving the property also receive a discounted rate for the event room.
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FAQs about Dancing Bear Lodge

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 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 11:00 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 Dancing Bear Lodge have?

There are 21 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Dancing Bear Lodge?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Dancing Bear Lodge?

Complimentary Hiker's breakfast pre stocked in each cabin consisting of whole fruit, orange juice, Greek yogurt, house made granola, fresh ground coffee and assorted teas.

Can I get a AAA rate at Dancing Bear Lodge?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Dancing Bear Lodge?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Dancing Bear Lodge?

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

Testimonials:

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"I have been throwing out your website to ANYONE that mentions having to block rooms. A great, easy, experience!" J.B. - La Crosse, WI

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