Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
A studio-style cabin with one bedroom, one bathroom, and room for two guests, Lover's Retreat is just what the name suggests – the perfect getaway for couples on honeymoons, anniversary trips, or romantic “just because” weekends. It's also great for someone seeking a peaceful retreat after days exploring the nearby Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Along with the many amenities at the cabin – jetted tub, big screen TV, grill, and more – Lover's Retreats offers easy access to a trolley stop, the Gatlinburg Community Center, and Rocky Top Sports World. You'll find cozy spaces and the comforts of home in this charming Gatlinburg cabin.
A cozy place to call home, the living room of Lover's Retreat is perfect for entertaining or relaxing. Windows around the room fill the space with lots of natural light, allowing you to feel like you're tucked away in the mountains. Through the windows, enjoy peaceful wooded views. Curl up on the sofa or sit back with a good book in the chair as you stay warm by the gas fireplace on those cool Smoky Mountain evenings. In summer, you'll have a comfortable place to keep cool and watch your favorite shows on the big screen TV. For some ambient lighting, flip on the floor lamp by the sofa. Whether you're here for relaxation or romance, you'll appreciate the peace and privacy of your own cabin in the woods. If you need some fresh air, you can step out onto the deck that's easily accessible through the living room.
A great way to save money on vacation is by cooking some of your own meals in the cabin. With full-size appliances and the dishes, glasses, utensils, and kitchen essentials you'll need, Lover's Retreat allows you to prepare homemade meals and snacks in the comfort of your own cabin. There's enough counter space to lay out snacks, and the refrigerator is great for keeping your favorite drinks on hand. Stock up on the way into town, and you won't have to make a trip when you just want a quick bite. If you do prefer to go out to eat, Gatlinburg has many restaurants to choose from, offering almost any type of food you can imagine. You can store leftovers in the refrigerator to snack on while you're watching movies in the cabin later. As you make meals, the open layout will allow you to chat and visit. You won't feel stuck in the kitchen here!
Located in the kitchen, the dining area features a table for five, so you'll have room if you have guests coming for dinner. If it's just the two of you, have a romantic candlelit dinner. You can add one on when you book and have all the ingredients for a wonderful meal – candles, steaks, baked potatoes, salad, bread, and more – waiting for you in the cabin. Having meals in the cabin is a great way to spend more quality time together. You can even check out our blog for easy cabin recipes.
The bedroom of Lover's Retreat features elegant touches and great amenities. The king-size bed has a soft white canopy draped above it, making it feel like a true escape. There are nightstands with lamps on either side of the bed, so you can read at night without disturbing the other person. There is also a window by the bed, allowing you to wake up to the natural light in the mornings. In the corner, a jetted tub is ideal for a relaxing bath. Have a refreshing soak to start your day or hop in just before bed. Either way, this soothing jetted tub will allow you to enjoy some peace during your time in the Great Smoky Mountains.
The bathroom of Lover's Retreat offers a convenient space for getting ready. Hop in the shower before heading to downtown Gatlinburg for the day, or rinse off after an afternoon of biking or hiking in the national park. There is also ample counter space by the sink, so you can unpack toiletries for your convenience.
When you vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains, you have to spend at least some time in the beautiful outdoors. Even if you're not planning to hike or go horseback riding, you can enjoy the Smokies from your cabin. On the deck, sit back in the rocking chairs with a glass of wine or some coffee and let the fresh mountain air wash over you. There's a propane grill if you want to toss steaks, burgers, and hot dogs on during nice days.
One of the biggest perks of staying at Lover's Retreat is having a fantastic location. Just a few hundred yards from a trolley stop, Lover's Retreat makes it easy to get into town without even driving. Hop on the trolley and travel downtown inexpensively without having to fight traffic or find parking. Also nearby is the Gatlinburg Community Center, providing even more fun. It's home to a bowling alley, basketball courts, a pool, and much more. Between the community center, the cabin's amenities, and the dozens of shops, attractions, and restaurants downtown, you'll find plenty to fill your days during your Gatlinburg vacation. During your stay, you'll also have a washer and dryer in your cabin, so you can pack light!
Lover's Retreat is located within walking distance of the Gatlinburg Community Center and a trolley stop. It's also just a short drive from area shops, restaurants, and attractions. Some of the nearby attractions include:
Rocky Top Sports World
This indoor/outdoor sports complex in Gatlinburg plays host to dozens of sporting events throughout the year. Stop in to watch basketball, soccer, softball, kickball, volleyball, and much more.
With tons of entertainment, from shows to rides, Dollywood is an entire day's worth of fun. Enjoy live music and many other performers at Dolly Parton's theme park.
Spend a day walking, driving, or riding the trolley along the Parkway as you check out what the city has to offer. Watch shows, have dinner, fill up on pancakes, get an old-time photo taken, and get some great gifts to take back home.
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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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