Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Make memorable plans with friends and family in the Smokies at The Three Bears Retreat in Gatlinburg, Tennessee! This spacious mountain cabin triplex features 3 separate units: Papa Bear on the lower level, Mama Bear on the main level, and Baby Bear on the upper level. Ideal for a group getaway in the Smoky Mountains — just minutes from Bent Creek Golf Course, zipline tours, and hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park — this Gatlinburg cabin rental is a top pick for families and friends!
Along with homey conveniences, fun extras, and peaceful wooded views, you’ll have triple the accommodations — including 3 fully equipped kitchens and dining areas, 3 cozy living rooms, and 3 king suites with full bathrooms — at this Gatlinburg cabin. Each unit has its own entrance for added privacy, and you’ll have combined outdoor spaces to enjoy. Fire up the charcoal, picnic-style grill for fun cookouts together and soak tired muscles in the steamy hot tub with massaging jets!
Inside your cozy cabin in Gatlinburg, TN, unwind on the sofas in front of an electric fireplace while chatting about your day at Ober Gatlinburg, Anakeesta, or Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies. With multiple big screen TVs, you can pop over for movie nights between units, putting on something for the kids on one level and enjoying a romantic comedy or action flick with friends on another. Each of the 3 bedrooms even has its own TV for added entertainment.
For more fun, play board games at the dining tables, challenge friends to foosball and air hockey matches, and tap into the free high speed Wi-Fi! You can sip coffee with tree-studded scenery, cook homemade meals in the outfitted kitchens, and kick back with a book in the massage chair. Between the units at this 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom log cabin in Gatlinburg, TN, you’ll have multiple washers and dryers, 3 king log beds, 1 queen sleeper, and room for 10 guests. The driveway is curvy and gravel with room for a trailer, and each level has keyless entry — super convenient!
Three Living Rooms | 1 on Each Level
Planning a family vacation, birthday celebration, group get-together, or memorable Christmas in Gatlinburg? You’ll appreciate having 3 separate living spaces across all 3 levels at this cabin in Gatlinburg — all with open concepts, big screen TVs, and cozy setups.
Hang out and chat with treats and drinks on the tables. Flip on the TV for entertainment while resting from a full day of play in downtown Gatlinburg. Switch on the lamps to read for a spell and keep the fun going into the evenings. As a bonus, you’ll find a plush massage chair to unwind on the top level.
For more fun on your Smoky Mountain getaway, there are game tables on the Papa Bear and Mama Bear levels — including a multi-game table with air hockey and a foosball table — making these open-concept living areas double as game rooms. Not to mention, these 2 levels offer electric (heated) fireplaces for cozier nights in the mountains at this Gatlinburg vacation rental!
Three Kitchens | 1 on Each Level
With 3 fully equipped kitchens spread across all 3 levels, this Gatlinburg cabin triplex offers plenty of space to keep restaurant leftovers, cook homemade meals, grab snacks, and refill drinks. Each kitchen features plenty of counter space, double sinks, and black appliances — including a refrigerator, glass-top range, microwave, and dishwasher. There are also pots, pans, plates, bowls, glasses, cooking utensils, cutlery, and mugs.
Love to drink coffee? Each kitchen even has its own single-cup Keurig as well as a coffeemaker for full pots of joe. No one in your group will have to wait for coffee on your Gatlinburg vacation at this convenient and thoughtful cabin in the Smokies!
Three Dining Areas | 1 on Each Level
Along with triple kitchens, you’ll have triple dining areas at this Gatlinburg cabin rental. Set the tables for mealtimes or gather everyone on one level to dine together. The Papa Bear and Mama Bear levels even have additional seats at a breakfast bar in the kitchen. Between meals, snacks, and drinks, play board games, deal cards, make arts and crafts with the kids, and set up a laptop for work or homeschool.
Three Bedrooms | 1 on Each Level
After a full day of Gatlinburg entertainment, return to your 3-bedroom cabin in Gatlinburg, where everyone will have plenty of privacy. Each level has its own suite — with king-size log beds, mounted TVs, ceiling fans, and peaceful wooded views. And the top level features a queen-size sleeper sofa in the bedroom as well.
Enjoy a hot shower or bath in one of 3 full bathrooms — with shower/tub combos on the Papa Bear and Mama Bear levels plus 1 walk-in shower on the Baby Bear level. Flip on a bedside lamp and read for a little while or chat with your partner. You can watch entertainment in bed or put on something for the kiddos to fall asleep.
Outdoor Spaces | 1 Deck on Each Level
While ziplining through the treetops, spotting amazing views in the national park, fly fishing for rainbow trout, and riding the Moonshine Mountain Coaster are awesome ways to experience the great outdoors in the Smoky Mountains, it’s super nice to have your own outdoor spaces to unwind. At this Gatlinburg vacation home, you’ll have combined outdoor spaces and decks across all 3 levels!
Connect with nature while gazing at the tranquil tree-studded views and sipping your morning coffee. And slip into the steamy hot tub for soothing soaks morning, noon, and night! There’s also a charcoal, picnic-style grill for fun cookouts with your group.
For travel notes, the driveway is curvy and gravel, with room for a trailer, at this semi-private Smoky Mountain cabin rental.
Other Triplex Amenities
Along with 3 separate units for added privacy, additional conveniences at this cozy cabin in Gatlinburg, TN, include fast and FREE Wi-Fi to stay connected with online communities plus a washer and dryer on each level — so you can wash multiple loads at the same time! You'll also have keyless entry to check in and check out right at your mountain cabin, with a front door on each level. The Three Bears Retreat has thought of everything and is the perfect cabin triplex for a convenient and easy group vacation.
Don't need an entire 3-level cabin in Gatlinburg? You can book Baby Bear, Mama Bear, or Papa Bear separately for smaller family vacations, getaways with a few close friends, or romantic retreats with your partner.
Loads of fun things to do await on your Smoky Mountain vacation in nearby downtown Gatlinburg — a top vacation destination in the South! Parkway attractions include the award-winning aquarium, mini-golf courses, escape games, Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, the chairlift to Ski Mountain at Ober Gatlinburg, funky museums, special events, and more.
Find souvenirs in the crafts community, throw axes, sip moonshine, watch shows, and pop into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for hiking trails, horseback rides, and scenic drives with mountain views. You’ll also be near Dollywood Theme Park and waterparks with cool slides and swimming pools in Pigeon Forge, the Forbidden Caverns in Sevierville, and the food truck social in Wears Valley
Astra Lumina at Anakeesta
Take a nighttime stroll at this mountaintop amusement park that features a dazzling light show that brings the heavens down to earth.
The Peddler Steakhouse
Enjoy a steak dinner paired with local wine and a delectable dessert while gazing at the sparkling river at this riverside restaurant.
Old Red Gatlinburg
Get a taste of Gatlinburg nightlife at Ole Red, a fun and entertaining restaurant with a live music stage and balcony tier.
Please note this property is not pet friendly — including service animals. Check out our pet-friendly cabins if you're planning to bring fur babies to the Smokies!
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Yes! We offer a 5% active military discount (phone reservations only) and regularly feature deals for YOU. Just check our Specials + Discounts page to see how you can save.
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 6 months of stay.
1-3 bedroom cabins: No cancellation or change of cabin or dates within 3 months of stay.
CFY offers cancellation protection that allows you to cancel your reservation at any point prior to initial use of your key code on your arrival date. Please see details when checking out.
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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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.