Bear Elegance

Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Area: Mountain Shadows

1 Bedroom
K - King
Q - Queen
F - Full
T - Twin
B-Q — Queen over Queen Bunk
B-FF — Full over Full Bunk
B-TQ — Twin over Queen Bunk
B-TF — Twin over Full Bunk
B-TT — Twin over Twin Bunk
B-TTT — Triple Twin Bunk
TR — Trundle
Day — Daybed
SS - Sleeper Sofa
SS-Q - Queen Sleeper Sofa
SS-T — Twin Sleeper Sofa
FN — Futon

1 Bathroom

Sleeps 2
(Max Occupancy)
The occupancy advertised is the maximum allowed at a property at any given time.

Parking 2


Whisk your love away to this elegant and romantic escape tucked among the trees of the Great Smoky Mountains at Bear Elegance. Magnificent vaulted ceilings and exposed wood beams let natural light flow into this charming and intimate space. Natural elements throughout complement the modern amenities, and you can add to the romance with a gift basket for the 2 of you. Add relaxing amenities like a sunken outdoor hot tub on a private enclosed deck, a clawfoot tub with its own wood pergola, and an outdoor dining table on a screened-in deck, and you have a wonderful Smoky Mountain escape.

Bear Elegance goes beyond romance, though; it’s a great place to get away by yourself for a weekend or hang out with a friend on a hikers’ retreat. It boasts elegant décor, a double-sided stacked-stone fireplace, a unique bathroom, and conveniences like wireless internet, a big screen TV and DVD player, a fully equipped kitchen, and a gas grill. Sink into the plush leather and suede couch for relaxing movie night screenings on the large flatscreen TV, or enjoy your evening movies from the comfort of your king-size bed with a second large flatscreen on the bedroom’s fireplace mantel.

Nestled among the pines of Mountain Shadows Resort, guests in Bear Elegance are privy to more amenities within the community. Community pool access is fun in summer, an outdoor volleyball court lets you play around, and the wood pavilion boasts picnic tables and cornhole boards. Plus, enjoy your own outdoor spaces year-round. 

Living Room
Natural wood tones balanced by elegant gray stone create an alluring space to unwind with your loved one while lounging on the plush suede cushions of the oversized sofa on laid-back afternoons between excursions in the Smokies. Return from a delicious dinner in Gatlinburg and uncork a bottle of wine to enjoy by a warm fire in the stacked-stone fireplace. Bring your favorite card games from home to play during these evenings or simply pop a movie into the DVD player to enjoy on the large flatscreen TV.

With plenty of kitchen tools and appliances within your reach, easily create those specialty meals during your stay in Bear Elegance to orchestrate divine romantic dinners by candlelight or surprise your special someone with breakfast in bed. The large double sink and dishwasher provide ample space and tools for easy cleanups as well. Bring home leftovers from lavish meals in Gatlinburg to reheat in the microwave as easy midnight snacks while staying up late by the fire. Blend your favorite breakfast smoothies in the blender or pour yourselves freshly brewed cups of your favorite coffee grinds from Coffee & Company in the Village before scenic hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Dining Room
Gorgeous all-wood interiors with mountain motif décor lends you a Smoky Mountain dining atmosphere only a few steps away from your bedroom door. This charmingly simple dining set lets your delicious candlelight dinner take center stage each evening as you dine in your own space at Bear Elegance. With dreamy natural lighting drifting in through the high triangular windows accented by vaulted ceilings, savor every moment of laid-back mornings with nowhere to be – until you’re ready to get out and explore.  

The elegant bedroom in Bear Elegance boasts a gorgeous and ornate four-poster king-size bed facing the double-sided stacked-stone fireplace and flatscreen TV. After unpacking your suitcases into the tall wood dressers and closet, relax on the bed with some daytime TV on the flatscreen or read a few chapters of your favorite book in the warm lighting of the bedside table lamps.

The open-concept bathroom is an elegant touch with beautiful tile flooring that meets the equally gorgeous wood floor. A large walk-in shower lends a spa-like experience, with tile, a bench, and a rain shower head. Just steps away, the luxurious clawfoot tub sits beneath its own wooden pergola. Climb in for a soothing bath before heading back to your lovely king-size bed.

Outdoor Amenities
Step through the double glass doors of your bedroom to your private deck and step into the soothing bubbly waters of the sunken outdoor hot tub surrounded by gorgeous wood paneling and lush Smoky Mountain forestry. On the deck resting beyond the glass doors of the living room, bring your morning coffee to sip and savor inspiring wooded mountain views from the lawn chairs. Once you have prepared your steaks in the kitchen, step through the adjacent glass doors to the screened-in side deck to prepare your dinner to perfection on the gas grill and enjoy a picnic lunch at the outdoor table without the worry of bugs.

On warm summer days, visit your cabin resort’s community pool to soak up some sun and splash around. With an outdoor pavilion and indoor facility that can be reserved, playground, cornhole boards, and other Cabins for YOU properties within the resort, Mountain Shadows Resort is a dreamy locale for a Smoky Mountain destination wedding!

**Community pool access is provided and managed through a 3rd-party company. Cabins for YOU is not responsible for maintenance or pool closures. The pool is typically open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Local Fun

Sweet Fanny Adams Theater
This historical treasure has been putting on original 1890s style-theater productions for over 3 decades! The company invites you to come enjoy a unique show that is both intimate in size and grandiose in laughs for a memorable evening.

The Peddler Steakhouse
Searching for a sublimely romantic dining experience? Make your reservation for 2 at The Peddler Steakhouse, where the warm cabin atmosphere of the original Ogle log structure still rests along a picturesque river. Mouthwatering hand-cut steaks are served to perfection in addition to delicious poultry, vegetarian, and seafood options.

Clingmans Dome
It’s no daunting feat to reach the highest point in the Smokies! The futuristic viewing dome is accessible by a paved trail under 1 mile from the parking lot and be sure to bring your cameras to capture the best soul-stirring, 360-degree views of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park


  • 1 King
  • Clawfoot Tub
  • TV in the bedroom
  • Wooded View
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Community Pool Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace (gas)
  • Grill (gas)
  • Screened-In Porch
  • Paved driveway
  • Keyless Entry - No Check-in!
  • Standard Amenities

    Standard Amenities

    • Blender
    • Coffeemaker
    • Dining Table and/or Breakfast Bar
    • Dishes
    • Utensils
    • Glassware
    • Cookware
    • Microwave
    • Oven / Stove
    • Toaster
    • Linens
    • Pillows
    • Blankets
    • Dressers | Closet
    • Central Heat / AC
    • Full Bathroom(s)
    • Shower and/or Tub
    • TV(s)
    • Towels - 1 per person
    • Basic TV/Streaming Service
    • Broom | Dust Pan
    • Fire Extinguisher


Sq. Ft. 720
Bear Elegance - Entry Level

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Guest Reviews

4.5 out of 5

100% of 2 guests recommend

  • 4.0 Room Quality
  • 4.5 Value for money
  • 4.5 Location

Reviews for Bear Elegance

  • "This cabin did not disappoint! Just my husband and I for our anniversary, and it was perfect for us. The only complaint is the bed was way too hard. But we enjoyed the seclusion, even though the cabins are all packed in tight on the hills, this one is at The back of a dead end. We enjoyed the openness of the floor plan, the view just over the tops of the trees while we drank coffee and watched the sunrise. The hot tub was my favorite part! The shower was nice and spacious, good water pressure and temp. Easy drive down to Gatlinburg. We didn’t use the kitchen, but they have dishes, cups and wine glasses. I wish we had booked one more day, and would love to come back."
    Verified guest on 09/30/2019

    • 1 Reply

      We're so pleased to hear that your stay at Bear Elegance was so great! With the secluded location, great cabin layout, and many amenities such as the hot tub, we're happy that your anniversary trip was enjoyable. We're sorry to hear that the bed wasn't comfortable for you, we appreciate your feedback and will forward your comments to the appropriate department. We look forward to hosting your next relaxing stay in the Smokies!

  • "Loved our stay! Mattress was pretty hard. Need a rail to get into the hot tub. Need curtains on door and kitchen window. Need knob fixed on French door. Other than that, we felt relaxed and had a great time!"
    Verified guest on 10/06/2018

    • 1 Reply

      We are thrilled to hear you had a great stay and even more excited that you enjoyed Bear Elegance. The Smoky Mountains are truly a wonderful place, and we are so glad you chose to stay with us! Thank you for taking time to leave us a review and share your feedback as we have passed it along to all the proper departments. We greatly appreciate guests like YOU!

  • "Myself and my husband stayed for a week in our cabin in May for our one year anniversary. The cabin was beautiful with just the right amount of privacy. The view from our balcony was breathtaking and we even had a visit from a momma bear and her two cubs which made the trip even better. The cabin was also close enough to town.We loved Gaitlinburg and plan to come back and will book with Cabins for You again."

  • "expect to be wowed. we loved our cabin, there were a few tiny issues but not enough to ruin our stay. this cabin was very nice, log style cabin with double fireplace for the split plan with living, dining, kitchen on one side and bedroom, bathroom on other. my wife loved the claw foot tub, and shower was great and had plenty hot water. we will definitely use (Website hidden by Airbnb) again in the future. very satisfied and pricing was good for a thanksgiving week stay"

  • "I absolutely love everything about CYU. The customer service is out of this world - never a bad experience! The cabin we stay in is always so clean and stocked with the essentials, and we get a cute little welcome bag. Highly recommend booking with CYU - my "go to" person is Sheena!!"

  • "It was a very nice cabin. We enjoyed our weekend stay. "

  • "Bear Elegance place was wonderful and as expected. Check in/Check out instructions were easy to follow. Had no maintenance issues during our stay. Very close to downtown Gatlinburg."

  • "A secluded feel despite being so close to Gatlinburg. We loved the canopy bed and fireplace. Great spot for 2 people."

  • "Wonderful cabin, great location, private, really enjoyed our stay. Will be back again!"

  • "We stayed at Bear Elegance and loved the location. The cabin was beautiful and loved the sunken hot tub. Didn't have time to enjoy the soaker bath though. The only thing we had a slight issue was turning around so we didn't have to back down the hill to get out. There are other cabins close by in front of the cabin so privacy and parking is limited. No washer and dryer or hair dryer either. But love many other things about the cabin."

  • "Very nice cabin! Everything was great. Only issue I had was that 1 of the packages that I had ordered for the cabin was missing and I called to tell them and they fixed it over the phone. We absolutely loved the cabin. Very nice and in an amazing atmosphere. We will definitely be renting a cabin from them again"

  • "I absolutely loved the cabin, but Cabins for You made the trip so much easier. This was our first time in Gatlinburg, so being able to communicate with someone took a lot of anxiety off of us. We will definitely be booking with you guys again. Thank you!!"

  • "Perfect cabin for a romantic getaway!! We will definitely be staying at this cabin in the future."

  • "Great experience!! Cabin was very clean and comfortable, extremely nice and would love to go back !!!"

  • "Everything was clean , furniture was very comfortable and relaxing, including the bed . Very nice place but I could see where parking may cause a problem tho we didnt . I would recommend this cabin to anyone!!!"

  • "We had an amazing time. It's going to be my new go to place"

  • "I booked this for my son's birthday/Christmas present because he has never stayed in a cabin before and he absolutely loved it! The area was perfect for doing other adventures! He said it was a little piece of heaven and would like to come in the spring now. He will definately come back. Thank you."

  • "Enjoyable stay with the hot tub and fireplace. Close to other cabins but back porch with the hot tub was private. Not a lot of room to park, but with 1 car it was perfect"

  • "The cabin was very nice, extremely clean, and adequately furnished. The area was nice fairly close to Gatlinburg to where we didn’t have to drive more than 10 minutes."

  • "100/100 we're from Pennsylvania and this trip was much needed, after our home fire in December we had so much stress. I'd recommend this place to anyone"

  • "Had a fantastic time, got married. The cabin was great. Beautiful setting outside and inside was very nice. Easy to locate. The outside need a good cleaning, preasure washing. But we had a beautiful time."

  • "Nice place. Has nice layout. Was not difficult to find or get too. Drive way is a little difficult if you have a larger vehicle. I was over all happy with the place. There are things that need improvement. I would recommend this to others to stay in."

  • "The cabin is absolutely beautiful! So clean. It’s located near more cabins but is surrounded by trees, giving us plenty of privacy. It was perfect for our anniversary weekend getaway. So relaxing. The views are gorgeous. I would absolutely stay here again. We didn’t want to leave"

  • "This was our 25th wedding anniversary. The accommodations were excellent. We would come back again."

  • "Very nice little cabin. When you're relaxing in the hot tub you'll forget there are other cabins around! Very close to downtown, and even better Very close to multiple trolley stops! The cabin is situated pretty high up on the mountain and last few roads were very steep; glad we arrived while it was still day light out. Be prepared for steep hills! Pros: Cute, cozy, clean. Semi-private Hosts were very nice, we knew we could call if we had any issues Bed is comfortable Cute welcome bag with the basics & few extras Nice relaxing romantic get away! Cons: Steep hills and narrow roads , bigger cars may have issues Shower curtain needs to be longer Curtain on the front door for more privacy would be nice Some basic kitchen spices would have been nice Overall it was a good experience and I would recommend to my friends!"

  • "Was a wonderful experience and the cabin was perfect. This cabin was very welcoming for my girlfriend and I. It was very convenient and not too far from the main attractions. Everything was clean and organized. We had a great time."

  • "This was a very cute,quite cabin in Gatlinburg. Perfect for a couples get away."

  • "It was ok 👌.."

  • "The place is satisfying in need of privacy. But need some up keep on maintenance. Other nice place to stay."

  • "The cabin was exactly as pictured and very beautiful. Loved the Christmas tree for the holiday. Cabin and hot tub was very clean."


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CFY Quality Rating System


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.

  • Laminate Countertops
  • Tube TVS
  • Cloth or outdated couches/chairs
  • Brass head/footboards
  • Worn out furniture
  • Outdated kitchen appliances
  • Worn or Outdated Carpet
  • Mismatch furniture
  • Visible wear on deck/exterior


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.

  • Custom design elements
  • Stone countertops in kitchen and bathrooms
  • Leather couches/chairs
  • Up-to-date TVs
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Hardwood throughout
  • Consistent furniture style
  • Exterior not worn out