Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Area: Sky Harbor
Bring the whole family—we’re talking kids, pets, and all—to the Smokies when you book your stay at As Good As It Gets, a two-bedroom cabin less than seven miles from downtown Gatlinburg. When it comes to what’s good about this cabin, the name says it all—this is “as good as it gets” among log cabins made for families and small groups of up to eight people. Enjoy a modern delight with stunning updates and comfortable living spaces in As Good As It Gets, as well as a pet-friendly atmosphere! Besides all that, this spacious cabin comes with deluxe accommodations, including an indoor jetted pool, outdoor hot tub, gas fireplace, and gas grill. So if you’re looking for a Smoky Mountain retreat nestled in the woods that’s only a stone’s throw from the fun of Gatlinburg, bring the family to As Good As It Gets this year.
Gatlinburg is home to dozens of exciting attractions and events that we hope your family makes time for on your Smoky Mountain vacation. Visit the historic Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts or ride the Aerial Tramway at Ober Gatlinburg. Whatever you decide to do, you’ll look forward to a comfortable place to relax at the end of the day. The living room of As Good As It Gets has everything you’re looking for in a relaxing living space for late afternoon glasses of wine or late night movie watching. Enjoy a comfortable couch with a coordinating plush armchair. Enjoy a large coffee table where you can store your drinks or a tray of snacks—or even play a game of Hearts with the family. There’s also a large flatscreen TV and DVD player, a gas fireplace surrounded by beautiful stonework, and high ceilings with windows all around, offering views of the Smoky Mountain woods you won’t find in any downtown hotel. So relax, unwind, and enjoy this living room with your family and even your furry friends when you stay at As Good As It Gets.
The kitchen at As Good As It Gets has everything you expect to find in a modern mountain retreat. The open-concept design of the cabin leaves the kitchen open to the living room and dining room, and inside, you’ll enjoy the black and stainless steel appliances as well as granite countertops. Plenty of cabinet space means having the storage you need for snacks, water bottles, and whatever else you might have brought for your trip. As Good As It Gets even provides the little things—a toaster for easy breakfast options, a coffeemaker for those who need their fix, and cookware for the nights you decide to save a little money and cook in the cabin. There’s even a window over the sink so you don’t miss the views no matter where you are in the cabin.
Directly beside the kitchen is the cozy dining area of As Good As It Gets. This space features a large round table with four chairs and opens up to the living room so extra guests can find a comfortable place to sit without missing any of the dinnertime conversation. The dining area also features one-of-a-kind views for your in-cabin meal experience with windows all around displaying the Smoky Mountain trees. And just so you know, if you want to stay in the cabin but cooking isn’t your thing, we have solutions for you. Try one of our vacation packages, which include gift baskets or even an entire romantic meal delivered right to your cabin door. We also have an in-cabin chef who will whip up a favorite dinner for your family to enjoy without you having to lift a finger. Ask our reservation specialists for more information about any of these options.
From the main floor of As Good As It Gets, you can step down to find a large, airy rec room that’s perfect for kids, teens, or fun-loving adults. Enjoy a standard-size pool table, where you can challenge each other to an 8-ball tournament or practice your shot. Nearby, you’ll find comfortable seating with the large suede couch and padded bar stools. There is also a bar area where you can rest your drinks, play a game, or set out a selection of your favorite snacks to munch on between turns. The TV and stereo/CD player are available for you to use in this space as well, providing great entertainment options on rainy afternoons or days you decide to hang out in the cabin. And one of the best features of the As Good As It Gets rec room is the opportunity to view the Smoky Mountain trees while you play, including from an oversized window across the back wall.
Shopping in The Village or hiking through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a great way to spend your Gatlinburg vacation, but when it’s time to crash at the end of the day, you’ll appreciate the comfortable sleeping spaces of As Good As It Gets. Two bedrooms can be found in this cabin, along with two full-size bathrooms. This should provide you with enough accommodations for eight guests. The bedrooms are warmly decorated with dark-stained furniture pieces, mountain décor, modern lamps and fixtures, and all the comforts of home, from ceiling fans to personal TVs.
The master bedroom of this cabin is a large, open room with windows all around that features a king-size bed, porch access, and an indoor jetted tub. The second bedroom also comes with a king-size bed and a window with views of the backyard. For extra sleeping space, take advantage of the sleeper and futon provided by this cabin. At the end of the day, everyone in your group will find As Good As It Gets a cozy place to retreat after those long days of adventuring downtown.
The wooded lot surrounding As Good As It Gets makes this cabin feel like your own private oasis in the Smoky Mountain trees. Enjoy gorgeous tree-studded views all around, either from the windows throughout the cabin or from your very own rocking chair porch. The porch comes with four rocking chairs that your guests can enjoy and a matching end table for your morning cup of coffee or your afternoon glass of sweet iced tea. Also, be sure to take advantage of the outdoor hot tub that’s located to the right of the rocking chairs on your back porch. As Good As It Gets provides you with plenty of ways to unwind and soak in the ambiance of the Smoky Mountains from your own backyard.
As an added bonus, As Good As It Gets comes with these extra amenities, making your stay in the Smoky Mountains convenient, worry-free, and full of fun: a gas grill (perfect for family barbecues), free Wi-Fi (keep up with our blog from your cabin for the latest information about upcoming events and hot new attractions), and a DVD player (rent new releases while you’re in town or bring along for old favorites for a movie night in the mountains). And did we mention this cabin is pet friendly? Plan a vacation this year that everyone in the family can enjoy when you stay at As Good As It Gets!
As Good As It Gets is nestled in the Smoky Mountain woods, allowing you to enjoy time away with the ones you love. But that doesn’t mean you have to miss all the latest and greatest attractions of downtown Gatlinburg. In fact, downtown Gatlinburg is less than seven miles from this cabin, meaning you’ll have easy access to these amazing attractions during your stay:
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
One of the top attractions in Galinburg, Ripley’s Aquarium features more than 10,000 exotic sea creatures and offers you exciting ways to view and interact with them. Visit their website for more information about behind-the-scenes tours and hands-on exhibits that are perfect for the whole family.
Ride the incline 300 feet up to the top of the mountain to enjoy a mini golf experience in Gatlinburg like no other. Choose from two 18-hole courses, and immerse yourself in hillbilly culture with old tractors and outhouses all around.
Ole Smoky Distillery
If you’re over 21, we invite you to get your taste of an old Tennessee tradition at the Ole Smoky Distillery. Enjoy local-made moonshine in a wide variety of flavors ranging from apple pie to sweet tea.
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If your arrival date is 30 days or more out, you will pay $250 (reservation total less than $3000) or $750 (reservation total more than $3000) at booking, with remainder due 30 days prior to check-in. If your arrival date is less than 30 days away, entire balance is due at booking.
Accepted payment methods: credit card, electronic checks, and OVERNIGHT money orders
This is a great way to protect yourself in the case of unforeseen events that delay you or cause you to reschedule or cancel your trip. You can add it on prior to your last scheduled payment. Want to know more? Check out our Trip Insurance page.
Our basic Property Protection Plan covers unintentional damages to your cabin during your stay and provides $1,500 in protection. Enhanced Property Protection (EPP) increases your limits and may offer an extension to your cancellation policy.
We want to ensure each guest has a clean, comfortable place to stay. The cleaning fee covers housekeeping and property cleanup of your cabin once you’ve checked out.
Yes! We offer a 10% active military discount (phone reservations only) and regularly feature deals for YOU. Just check our Specials + Discounts page to see how you can save. And if you follow us on Facebook and Instagram, you can always be on the lookout for flash sales!
Our Cabins for YOU Partner Program gives you discounts to top area attractions - from mini golf and mountain coasters to dinner shows and beyond - when you stay with us.
4+ bedroom cabins: No cancellation or change of cabin or dates within 5 months of stay 1-3 bedroom cabins: No cancellation or change of cabin or dates within 2 months of stay
Yes, we have quite a few options for pet-friendly vacations! Check out our wide selection online!
Each of our cabins has a fully equipped kitchen (refrigerator, stove/oven, and varying countertop appliances), shared living spaces for guests, a dining table and/or breakfast bar for in-cabin dining, and cozy bedrooms. Most feature wireless internet, flatscreen TVs, washers and dryers, decks with wooded or mountain views, and some games or game tables! You can browse by amenity online to find the perfect fit.
You’ll supply your own food, drinks, toiletries, charcoal and lighter fluid (for charcoal grills), propane (for gas grills; check cabin before purchasing), and any other movies or games you’d enjoy on vacation!
We’ll give you a starter supply of:
We provide all linens, along with 1 towel and 1 washcloth per person (based on property sleeps advertised). Many of our cabins have washers and dryers, so it is easy to use only the towels we provide. If your cabin does not have a washer/dryer, you may want to bring extra towels from home.
Most of our cabins offer high-speed wireless internet, but not all. Please check the amenities list and description, or check with your Vacation Specialist when booking!
Check-in is easy with Cabins for YOU. Each cabin has an electronic keypad, and we’ll supply the unique code for your cabin 2 days before check-in. No keys, no going to an office. You’ll use this to unlock your cabin each time you enter. Checkout is equally simple. Just shut the door behind you as you leave and it will automatically lock!
Check-in/out times: Check-in starts at 4 p.m. EST with guaranteed check-in at 6 p.m. Checkout time is 10 a.m. EST. We can’t guarantee early check-ins or late checkouts, but you can check with your Vacation Specialist. Hourly fees apply for early check-ins.
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Once you’ve made your reservation, you’ll receive directions via email and/or a phone call about 48 hours prior to check-in. Or give us a call at 800.684.7865 or email your Vacation Specialist if you have any questions about getting here!
If you have a medical or life-threatening emergency, please call 911. For mechanical and non-threatening emergencies, call 800.684.7865 and press option 2 to speak with one of our team members.
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Please report any issues regarding cleanliness of hot tubs, swim spas, or pools upon arrival. We will do our best to resolve them right away. To keep these spaces clean and serviceable for all guests, please shower off before using and refrain from using any lotions or oils. If issues are reported more than 24 hours after arrival, any additional cleaning fees will be charged to current guest.
Overall outdated and/or has worn out elements. There is little to no coordination in furniture and decor. Most furniture items are of lower quality such as cloth couches, laminate countertops, and particle board cabinets.
Average quality accommodations. Will have some good quality and some low quality elements. Things such as a mixture of flatscreen and tube tvs, good quality furniture but worn out and not consistent, particle board cabinets and laminate countertops with updated appliances, or updated appliances but not consistent. These properties have elements of a Bronze and Gold level.
Good quality accommodations. These properties are high quality, but all elements might not be considered luxury in nature. There might be more wear on furniture, deck/exterior, etc. TVs are flat screen, but might not be the newest in quality. Might have stone countertops with updated appliances that aren’t stainless steel. These properties have some elements of the Platinum level, but elements are either slightly outdated, worn, or not as high quality.
Luxury accommodations. All elements are of high quality, design, and are up-to-date. Consistent furniture and decor in each room. Unique touches such as stone designs, barnwood/shiplap, full log pillars are often found in these properties.
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