Gatlinburg, Tennessee +1 (865) 999-7575
Appealing hotel exterior6 Grand room with single bed7 Budget-friendly standard double room8 Hotel view9 Beautiful balcony scenery10 Beautiful balcony scenery11 Beautiful attractions near Bear Creek Inn12 Enjoy your vacation with lots of fun in Gatlinburg13 Near the Great Smoky Mountains and Pigeon Forge1 The best autumn leaves in the nation!2 The Pigeon River near Gatlinburg.3 The Pigeon River is lined with trees4 The best autumn leaves in the nation!5

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Welcome to Bear Creek Inn

Relax and enjoy the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains

Welcome to the Bear Creek Inn, Gatlinburg. If you’re looking for family fun, there’s no place better than Gatlinburg! Gatlinburg is the ultimate destination to relax and enjoy the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains, where the many vibrant greens of Spring transform to bright reds, yellows, and oranges during Fall. Visitors come from all over to admire one of nature’s most vibrant riots of color.

At the Bear Creek Inn, you can relax on your balcony with the creek under your feet or explore this beautiful mountain town and experience the amazing attractions, shopping, and restaurants that it has to offer! We are one of the finest hotels in Gatlinburg located close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, one of the dominant black bear habitats, and an incredibly diverse population of plants and wildlife. Maybe you will see one during your stay with us.

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Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Pet-friendly hotel

Pets not allowed


Free Parking

Indoor heated pool

Private Balconies

Indoor heated pool


Indoor heated pool



Come to Gatlinburg and stay at the Bear Creek Inn. Go hiking, fishing, rafting, horseback riding, or ride an elevator 342 feet to the top of the Gatlinburg Space Needle for stunning views of the Smokies. There is also an amusement center with nifty rides and games for the enthusiasts. You’ll discover intriguing crafts, treasures, and artwork in the Great Smoky Arts & Craft Community.

You can go ice skating, ski down the slopes, or engage in your favorite rides and activities. Discover the wonders of the ocean at the famous Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies or the Oddities of Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum. And don’t forget one of Gatlinburg’s newest attractions, Anakeesta, where you can ride the chairlift to the top, shop and dine, or complete the Tree Canopy Walk with spectacular views. They also host Astra Lumina and Enchanted Christmas tree walks in the Fall and Winter.

Bear Creek Inn offers the finest accommodation and hospitality to pamper you in Gatlinburg. Our amenities and services will match your every expectation. Bring your whole family to Gatlinburg, where there is always fun to explore. Go ice skating at the only combined ski resort, Ober Gatlinburg, enjoy Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, or check out the Titanic Museum and Wonderworks, an Upside Down house full of adventure.

In Gatlinburg, you can enjoy every season. During Spring, celebrate Easter Smoky Mountain style by participating in the Sunrise Service on the mountaintop at Ober Gatlinburg, compete in the trout tournaments, or take part in the annual Wine, Dine, and Art Crawl. Summer offers you the Smoky Mountain Tunes & Tales with fabulous street performances by musical performers, storytellers, and artisans. Enjoy the beauty of changing leaves in the fall during the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival, the Craftsman’s Fair featuring local artisans, and Oktoberfest. In the Winter there is the Winter Magic & Chili Cookoff, Winter Magic Tunes & Tales, the Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade, and New Year’s Eve Ball Drop & Fireworks Show.

Come and stay at Bear Creek Inn and discover the magic of the mountains at Gatlinburg!

Comfortable Stay

Looking for a Gatlinburg Cliff Branch Creek hotel where you can relax and get comfortable after a day on the road? Exploring your options for hotels near this area’s best attractions and points of interest? For a comfortable stay no matter what brings you to town, we have what you want at Bear Creek Inn. As the best of the accommodation choices for value-minded guests in this exciting region, we feel an obligation to provide exceptional comfort at a great price. We also take genuine pride in offering amenities that further enhance comfort as well, including so many features you simply can't get at other discount hotels. Why not book with us right away?

Family Travel

For family travel that takes you to Tennessee, it makes sense to stay in comfort and style where experiences to satisfy the whole family are always available to you. That means it makes sense to select accommodations at the best of the Bear Creek Gatlinburg places to stay for budget travelers - and that’s us. At our hotel, we provide the amenities you expect and low pricing that you may not be expecting. When you're looking for Cliff Branch Creek Gatlinburg hotels, we're here for you with the family-friendly experience you need and deserve. We provide the best choice in Tennessee hotels no matter what brings you here. Please reserve now and see for yourself.

Business Travel

Sure, we accommodate business travelers as well as pleasure travelers. In fact, are you looking for motels near downtown Gatlinburg? When you opt to stay with us while on business – or pleasure – you're benefiting from what we believe to be the best value-priced property in this part of Tennessee. Turn to us with confidence when you need a business stay that will more than meet your needs. We're here for you when you need us at our independent Bear Creek Inn – your smart selection of places to stay in the area. Please book now to ensure we're available for you. You don’t want to miss your chance to stay in excellent comfort with us.

Safe and Peaceful Stay

Looking for motels near Ober Gatlinburg? Seeking something close to downtown? Whatever your Gatlinburg lodging needs are, we’ll meet them. We focus on excellence in everything we do and are pleased to have the opportunity to host you. Simply book with us and come see for yourself the amazing difference you’ll find at the independent Bear Creek Inn. A great stay in a great area is waiting for you when you make your booking right away. Just like so many others before you, you’ll be totally satisfied with your accommodations and wowed by our low rates. Serving you and offering you the best for less is our purpose and goal at our charming Inn.

Consider these things to do in and around Gatlinburg, Tennessee:

Anakeesta is a family-friendly amusement park that’s very large and very well designed to satisfy the whole family.
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! is an unusual museum of strange and unusual displays that you may find interesting.
Ole Smoky Moonshine is a (legal) moonshine distillery with copper stills, an interesting tour even if you aren't interested in the product.
Remember that the Great Smoky Mountains are your backdrop – and they certainly make for great Instagram photos!

Featured Amenities

  • 100% Smoke-Free Hotel
  • Free WiFi
  • On-site Parking Available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Private Balconies
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Nearby Attractions

  • Ripley's Aquarium
  • The Grand Majestic Theater
  • Dollywood
  • Dolly Parton’s Stampede
  • McGhee Tyson Airport
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  • Smith & Son Corner Kitchen
  • The Park Grill
  • Calhoun's in Gatlinburg
  • TGI Fridays
  • Loco Burro Fresh Mex Cantina
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Stop Off in Gatlinburg, less than mile from Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

Take a break from the road, and book a room at our Bear Creek hotel near Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. The property is around 15 km from The Grand Majestic Theater, 16 km from Country Tonite Theatre and 17 km from Dollywood. — our hotel offers you comfortable accommodations at an affordable rate.