Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg

539 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 US
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
4.0 Star Property Near Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Cleaning Policy: We have special COVID-19 Cleaning procedures.
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  • Pool umbrellas
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • Children's pool
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08/19/2022 - 08/20/2022
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Verified Reviews of Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"It was clean and best location."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
I enjoyed it and would stay there again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
11-Nov-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Nov 05 to Sun Nov 08 2020 at a $277.32 average nightly rate.
"Great Stay!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Hotel common areas were very clean. The rooms were immaculate and comfortable, which was a relief during this pandemic. Staff was very helpful and friendly and wore masks. Plenty of hand sanitizing stations throughout property. We would definitely stay here again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-Sep-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Sep 12 to Sun Sep 13 2020 at a $439.00 average nightly rate.
"Excellent"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Fun place to stay with kids.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Jul-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Jun 26 to Fri Jun 28 2019 at a $165.60 average nightly rate.
"The beach. in the mountains!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We loved feeling like were at the beach, while enjoying mountain views from our balcony. The staff, food, rooms and location were all outstanding! We can't wait to visit again!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
13-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Mar 08 to Sun Mar 10 2019 at a $189.00 average nightly rate.

Summary of Verified Reviews

96
Excellent

Summary of 7,184 reviews

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Rated 96/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Excellent hotel. Close to Smoky Mountains. Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe.

Vibe

96/100
495 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Pleasant entrance area. Modern Hotel. Luxurious Hotel.

Location

90/100
707 reviews

Great location somewhat accessible by car. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping.

Service

85/100
1550 reviews

Friendly service, and excellent management. Service is professional, especially at the bar, and reception is top-notch. Fine restaurant service but inadequate housekeeping. Great valet service. Room service is average. Recreation staff is nice. Pool/beach service is ok. Great hotel security. Booking process should be better organized.

WiFi

83/100
9 reviews

Good internet service. Average wifi quality.

Pool

82/100
278 reviews

Clean pool area.

Amenities

82/100
557 reviews

Updated facilities with a great terrace. Great hotel grounds with a beautiful entrance area. Beautiful architecture. Elevator in need of updating. Handicap accessible facilities are all right.

Room

79/100
1553 reviews

New rooms with exceptional minibars. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Clean enough room with okay furniture, but lacking maintenance. Large rooms with great views and nice kitchenettes. Subpar beds and ineffective A/C. Great shower. Standard TV's and decent balconies.

Bar

76/100
227 reviews

Bar is awesome. Good bar service. Standard alcoholic drinks. Standard beverage prices.

Cleanliness

75/100
955 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Acceptably clean rooms and dining area. Pool area is clean, but the bathrooms are less so.

Comfort

71/100
566 reviews

Very comfortable, large rooms with sizeable bathrooms. Noise levels are OK, but beds and A/C are poor.

Food

70/100
322 reviews

Good food and desserts, but overall a bad dining experience. Menu and side dishes are decent. Food a bit pricey, but alright snacks. Dining area is relatively clean. Pizza is ok.

Value

45/100
231 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced. Fair breakfast prices. Standard beverage prices.

Breakfast

41/100
79 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed.

Rated 92/100 based on reviews from families.

Great valet service. Great shopping.

Vibe

97/100
59 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Modern Hotel. Pleasant entrance area.

Location

92/100
124 reviews

Great location. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby. Parking is rare. Affordable parking.

Service

88/100
171 reviews

Friendly, professional service, however housekeeping is less well rated. Great valet service. Recreation staff is nice. Room service is average.

Amenities

86/100
82 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

Pool

84/100
48 reviews

Great pool.

Room

80/100
178 reviews

Spacious rooms with excellent views. Uncomfortable beds and poorly maintained rooms, but clean enough. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Great shower. Average balconies and furniture.

Bar

78/100
21 reviews

Bar is awesome.

Cleanliness

73/100
132 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Comfort

71/100
73 reviews

Very comfortable, large rooms with sizeable bathrooms. Acceptably quiet with subpar beds.

Food

71/100
38 reviews

Well-varied menu, containing great food, but spendy.

Value

44/100
38 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced.

Breakfast

41/100
16 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 94/100 based on reviews from couples.

Pleasant entrance area. Spacious bathroom.

Vibe

95/100
56 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Pleasant entrance area. Stylish hotel.

Location

90/100
123 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

Room

85/100
169 reviews

Rooms are spacious and have great views but are lacking in maintenance. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Acceptable beds, balconies, and cleanliness. Great shower.

Service

85/100
118 reviews

Service is welcoming, but housekeeping is not great.

Pool

83/100
25 reviews

Great pool.

Amenities

82/100
70 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

Cleanliness

80/100
105 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Bar

77/100
16 reviews

Bar is awesome.

Comfort

74/100
79 reviews

Comfortable, spacious rooms, especially the bathrooms, with lovely beds.

Wellness Area

71/100
16 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Food

70/100
29 reviews

Food is all right.

Breakfast

42/100
10 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Value

42/100
31 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Rated 95/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Great shower. Spacious rooms.

Room

74/100
9 reviews

Excellent rooms and bathrooms.

Rated 92/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Excellent hotel. Close to Smoky Mountains. Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe.

Vibe

96/100
494 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Pleasant entrance area. Modern Hotel. Luxurious Hotel.

Location

90/100
704 reviews

Great location somewhat accessible by car. Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping.

Service

85/100
1541 reviews

Friendly service, and excellent management. Service is professional, especially at the bar, and reception is top-notch. Fine restaurant service but inadequate housekeeping. Great valet service. Room service is average. Recreation staff is nice. Pool/beach service is ok. Great hotel security. Booking process should be better organized.

WiFi

83/100
9 reviews

Good internet service. Average wifi quality.

Pool

82/100
278 reviews

Clean pool area.

Amenities

82/100
556 reviews

Updated facilities with a great terrace. Great hotel grounds with a beautiful entrance area. Beautiful architecture. Elevator in need of updating. Handicap accessible facilities are all right.

Room

79/100
1549 reviews

New rooms with exceptional minibars. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Clean enough room with okay furniture, but lacking maintenance. Large rooms with great views and nice kitchenettes. Subpar beds and ineffective A/C. Great shower. Standard TV's and decent balconies.

Bar

75/100
226 reviews

Bar is awesome. Good bar service. Standard alcoholic drinks. Standard beverage prices.

Cleanliness

74/100
951 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Acceptably clean rooms and dining area. Pool area is clean, but the bathrooms are less so.

Comfort

71/100
565 reviews

Very comfortable, large rooms with sizeable bathrooms. Noise levels are OK, but beds and A/C are poor.

Food

70/100
322 reviews

Good food and desserts, but overall a bad dining experience. Menu and side dishes are decent. Food a bit pricey, but alright snacks. Dining area is relatively clean. Pizza is ok.

Value

45/100
230 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced. Fair breakfast prices. Standard beverage prices.

Breakfast

41/100
78 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed.

Rated 91/100 based on reviews from families.

Great valet service. Great shopping.

Vibe

96/100
58 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel. Modern Hotel. Pleasant entrance area.

Location

92/100
122 reviews

Great location. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby. Parking is rare. Affordable parking.

Service

87/100
167 reviews

Friendly, professional service, however housekeeping is less well rated. Great valet service. Recreation staff is nice. Room service is average.

Amenities

85/100
81 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

Pool

84/100
48 reviews

Great pool.

Room

80/100
178 reviews

Spacious rooms with excellent views. Uncomfortable beds and poorly maintained rooms, but clean enough. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Great shower. Average balconies and furniture.

Bar

78/100
20 reviews

Bar is awesome.

Cleanliness

72/100
130 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Comfort

71/100
73 reviews

Very comfortable, large rooms with sizeable bathrooms. Acceptably quiet with subpar beds.

Food

71/100
38 reviews

Well-varied menu, containing great food, but spendy.

Value

44/100
38 reviews

Value for money could be better. Food is a bit overpriced.

Breakfast

41/100
16 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 93/100 based on reviews from couples.

Pleasant entrance area. Spacious bathroom.

Vibe

95/100
56 reviews

Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Pleasant entrance area. Stylish hotel.

Location

90/100
123 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

Room

85/100
168 reviews

Rooms are spacious and have great views but are lacking in maintenance. Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning. Acceptable beds, balconies, and cleanliness. Great shower.

Service

85/100
117 reviews

Service is welcoming, but housekeeping is not great.

Pool

83/100
25 reviews

Great pool.

Amenities

82/100
70 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

Cleanliness

80/100
105 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Cleanliness is lacking in rooms and bathrooms.

Bar

77/100
16 reviews

Bar is awesome.

Comfort

74/100
79 reviews

Comfortable, spacious rooms, especially the bathrooms, with lovely beds.

Wellness Area

71/100
16 reviews

Great wellness & sports facilities.

Food

70/100
29 reviews

Food is all right.

Value

42/100
31 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Breakfast

42/100
10 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Rated 93/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Great shower. Spacious rooms.

Room

74/100
9 reviews

Excellent rooms and bathrooms.

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Property Description

When you stay at Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg in Gatlinburg, you'll be in the mountains, within a 5-minute walk of Anakeesta and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. This 4-star hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Gatlinburg Space Needle.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/cafe. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 163 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while 50-inch LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Anakeesta - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Cooter's Place - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Mountain Mall - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Ripley's Marvelous Mirror Maze - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Guinness World Records Museum - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Fort Fun - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Mysterious Mansion - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Hollywood Star Cars Museum - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Gatlinburg Ziplines - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Gatlinburg SkyLift Park - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Ripley's Haunted Adventure - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Star Cars Museum - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi

The nearest major airport is McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) - 70.6 km / 43.8 mi

Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, and a waterslide. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a picnic area.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 21
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Meeting rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Number of spa tubs - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Roll-in shower
  • Full-service spa
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Accessible bathroom
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Firepit
  • Total number of rooms - 163
  • Professional property host/manager
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Spa services on site
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Laundry facilities
  • Children's pool
  • Elevator
  • Free self parking
  • Fitness facilities
  • Waterslide
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Concierge services

Airport & Shuttle Information

McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) is located just 12 miles south of downtown Knoxville and is the premier air facility in East Tennessee. Each day, the airport handles commercial airline service, air cargo operations, military and general aviation. The airport is home to one fixed base operator (FBO), TAC Air. In addition to providing fuel and services to commercial carriers, the FBO also accommodates the general aviation industry which includes corporate aviation, charter flights, flight schools and people who fly as a hobby.The direct and indirect economic impact of McGhee Tyson Airport, including payroll, local spending, transportation cost savings, capital spending and induced benefits is estimated at $1 billion annually. The jobs formed by the aviation industry are perhaps the most important direct benefit that McGhee Tyson Airport offers East Tennessee.Approximately 2,700 people are now employed at McGhee Tyson Airport.McGhee Tyson Airport

Local Shuttle Info: Gatlinburg’s trolley system is the fifth largest mass transit system in the state of Tennessee. The trolley system was established in 1980 with a fleet of only six trolleys. Gatlinburg now has 20 trolleys servicing approximately 50 miles in and around Gatlinburg and surrounding areas.Visitors can pick up free trolley maps at each of the Gatlinburg Welcome Centers. Park your car and hop aboard the Gatlinburg Trolley (all but Tan and Pink routes) unlimited times for only $2.00 per day! The Trolley Pass is available at numerous participating Gatlinburg lodging facilities, Gatlinburg City Hall, as well as the two Gatlinburg Welcome Centers, noted on the front of this schedule/map.March through April: 10:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.May through October: 8:30 a.m. - 12 midnightNovember through February: Sunday through Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.Gatlinburg Mass Transit operates 365 days a year.

Breakfast Information

Headed out for a mountain adventure or answering the call of the lounge chair and umbrella? Joe Merchant‘s Coffee and Provisions has the power coffee drink and breakfast sandwich to kick-start your day. Half-caff, full-caff, double shot or skinny, we have your morning wake up, afternoon reviver and after-dinner cappuccino. Chilling at the pool; grab a quick sandwich, salad or snack to enjoy poolside.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets not allowed

We do not allow pets on property with the exception of service animals with proper documentation and advance notice.

Parking Info

Complimentary self-parking is limited to 1 car per guest room. Additional parking is available across the street in a public parking garage at prevailing rates which the guest is responsible for.

Internet / WiFI

We have complimentary WiFi in our guest rooms, meeting space, and common areas available to our guests.

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10.00 and USD 18.00 for adults, USD 8.00 and USD 18.00 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 13.00 per night (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • The seasonal pool will be open from April 01 to November 01.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

Cleaning Policies

We have special COVID-19 Cleaning procedures.

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Hotel Rate Trends at Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg

Rate fluctuations of Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg

This chart illustrates averages of sleeping room prices for both group rates and the best online individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 45.6% in July 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $399 in the month of November 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg in a month when rates are lower.

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