A Top Notch Lodge

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Nestled in the heart of the Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Community, the newly renovated 2-bedroom, 2 1/2-bathroom A Top Notch Lodge keeps you close to all the best galleries, handmade souvenirs, local artisans, and historic downtown Gatlinburg. Your cozy cabin is within walking distance of some great shops and restaurants as well as the trolley stop to access the kaleidoscope of local attractions! This is the perfect central location to access Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and many out of town activities (such as rafting, horseback riding, and fishing)!

Ready for a fun family vacation, a weekend with friends, or a romantic escape with another couple? Head to this 1,400-square-foot cabin rental with space for up to 6 guests and plenty of amenities to keep you relaxed and having fun. From an outdoor hot tub and a perfect-for-throwing-football yard to a pool table and cozy bedrooms, this Gatlinburg charmer is sure to be a memorable one. 

A lively mountain motif flows throughout this Gatlinburg cabin, and outside it’s surrounded by lush woods and the peace of the Smokies. During downtime at the cabin, play a few games on the pool table, bring your Xbox games, test your skills on the arcade game, or take advantage of the high-speed wireless internet as you lounge on the sofa in front of the media center with big screen TV with a DirecTV sports package. Bring along your favorite movies for the DVD and Blu-ray players, and enjoy TVs in each bedroom as well!

On nice nights, grab fresh ingredients from the fully equipped kitchen to cook on the charcoal grill and play around in the yard while dinner is prepared. When it’s cool, head back inside to cozy up by the gas fireplace and have a movie night or enjoy a soothing bath in the jetted tub inside. There is also an outdoor hot tub — the perfect end to a night — as well as a washer and dryer and a motorcycle-friendly driveway.  Convenience and comfort await at A Top Notch Lodge in the Great Smoky Mountains!

Living Room
Step inside your cozy cabin abode, head upstairs, and get ready for unforgettable memories on your Gatlinburg vacation! Featuring a seating area with a plump sofa, 2 armchairs, and a coffee table, the living room at A Top Notch Lodge is a great space to gather for morning chats with coffee or board game tournaments with the whole gang. There’s also a 49-inch 4K UHD Smart LED TV with Bluetooth and a DVD player for movie nights or entertainment for the kiddos while the adults play pool nearby. On chilly evenings, sip marshmallow-filled cocoa with a new novel series by the toasty gas fireplace. The open concept, wood walls and flooring, plus high ceilings and sliding glass doors really open up the space, keeping everyone comfortable and connected.

Mere feet from the living area lies the open kitchen, fully equipped for all your cooking needs! Find major appliances, pots and pans, cookware, dinnerware, mugs, and more, perfect for whipping up traditional family recipes or trying out Paula Deen's latest creation! Store breakfast ingredients, lunch leftovers, and desserts for dinner in the fridge, bake homemade lasagna in the oven, and pop everyone’s movie-night favorite in the microwave — with extra butter! There’s also a stainless-steel double sink to wash up, a Proctor Silex single-serve coffeemaker for endless pots of joe (can accommodate K-Cups), a Keurig coffeemaker, and a toaster for morning bagels.  

Dining Area
Just off the kitchen rests the dining area with a wooden table for 6. Combined with the living room seating only steps away, this open-concept space is great for family meals or midnight munchies with your bestie. When you just want to chill at the cabin, the dining table is great for playing card games, browsing local deals on your laptop, or jotting down your next journal entry.

Rec Area
Also located upstairs beside the living room is the rec area, featuring a pool table, arcade games, and media center with a 49-inch big screen TV! The cabin also has an Xbox One S, so the kids and kids at heart can have some fun! (*Bring your own games and sign in through your Xbox account.) Plus, the Xbox One S plays Blu-rays, so don't forget to bring some favorites! Plop on the futon for a bit of entertainment or show off your pool game skills to your friends. After winning so many rounds, take a victory break on the back deck through the sliding glass doors. Don’t worry, if things get too heated, the ceiling fan overhead will keep everyone cool inside. There’s also a half bath nearby, so you won’t have to make any quick trips downstairs.

After a fun day playing in town and at the cabin, it’s time to rest in your king-size bed! Both bedrooms harbor a king-size bed plus a flatscreen TV, bureau with a mirror, and a private en-suite bathroom — providing optimal comfort for YOU. You’ll also find a jetted tub in the primary suite, perfect for soothing spa baths with bubbles galore, tea candles, and tranquil tunes, along with a Doctor's Choice Plush Mattress. And don’t forget A Top Notch Lodge sleeps up to 6 guests, with a futon in the rec area.

Outdoor Spaces
Ah, breathe in that fresh mountain air on the back deck at A Top Notch Lodge. Wooded views provide a sense of calm as you take a relaxing dip in the steamy hot tub, and the table for 4 is perfect for hot tea sips with the sunrise. Near the flat, paved, motorcycle-friendly driveway with parking for 2, a charcoal grill and picnic table await for barbecue shindigs, featuring a round picnic table so you can eat straight away! The yard is also quite spacious with plenty of room for playing catch or Red Rover with the kiddos, or you can spend your time unwinding in the rocking chairs. 

Other Amenities
To top everything off, A Top Notch Lodge also provides a handy washer and dryer so you can keep clothes and towels fresh and clean plus high-speed wireless internet to keep up with the Cabins for YOU blog.

Local Fun

About 5 miles to the center of Gatlinburg, A Top Notch Lodge is a great cabin rental for those seeking a quiet mountain escape not too far from the hustle and bustle of downtown. You're within walking distance of the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community, but there is plenty beyond that as well. In downtown Gatlinburg, check out:

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
Play with penguins, pet jellyfish, see piranhas up close (but not too close), walk underneath sharks, and splash with stingrays at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies!

Gatlinburg Sky Lift
Check out downtown and mountain beauty from an eagle-eye view aboard the Gatlinburg Sky Lift, reaching 1,800 feet high atop Crockett Mountain!

Mysterious Mansion
Scream your head off at the Mysterious Mansion, home to ghoulish creatures, undead beings, and things that go bump in the night…

Please note this property is not pet friendly — including service animals. Check out our pet-friendly vacation rentals if you're planning to bring fur babies to the Smokies!