DANCING BEAR LODGE

137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend, TN 37882 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
3.5 Star Mountain Hotel in Blount County
35.67908-83.78195
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Very Good
4.5/ 5

Based on 461 guest reviews

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  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 17.9%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 21 rooms in property
  • 6 suites in property
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 8.1/10

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Room Types

Check Rates Cottage 1 King Bed (Spruce) (Semi Detached)
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Cottage 2 Double Beds (Jack Pine) (Semi Detached)
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Deluxe Cabin
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Deluxe Cabin 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Luxury Room 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Luxury Room Multiple Beds (Loft)
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Villa 1 King Bed Kitchen (Semi Detached)
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Villa 2 Queen Beds (Semi Detached)
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

Customer Reviews of Dancing Bear Lodge

4.5 out of 5. Based on 461 guest reviews, Very Good

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


Pet Friendly? 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.


  • 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

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

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.

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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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