Econo Lodge

121 E Mill Creek Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 US
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property Near Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction
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  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free breakfast
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Free self parking
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
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08/19/2022 - 08/20/2022
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Verified Reviews of Econo Lodge

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Did not get room promised mold on wall."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The person who checked me in thanked me not to cuss him out. Room also smelled strong of pinesol. Will never book ahead because I did not get what I ask for.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Oct 10 to Tue Oct 12 2021 at a $62.99 average nightly rate.
"We loved the location of the motel. Our family stayed in rooms 226 and 227. The rooms reeked of smok"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
We also had made reservations through a number listed on the Internet thinking it was the motel. Reservations. Com. Somehow the original reservations got canceled and we were out over $720. We made duplicate reservations but still lost over $720.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
13-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Jun 09 to Sun Jun 13 2021 at a $72.49 average nightly rate.
"Not very clean, outdated ,water leaking in bath room from upstairs."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
will never stay again. its felt like a pay by hour.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-May-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Apr 23 to Sun Apr 25 2021 at a $99.99 average nightly rate.
"Our Stay"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
The staff was nice. The room door had gaps in it. The phone was unplugged, when we finally found the jack it was messed up. The bathroom light went out so was unable to shut the door when using the bathroom or taking a shower. Used q tips in the floor.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
11-Apr-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Apr 09 to Sun Apr 11 2021 at a $89.99 average nightly rate.
"Nice place for the money."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Good value. Clean, except where remodeling.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Nov-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Nov 02 to Fri Nov 06 2020 at a $36.99 average nightly rate.
"Different"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Very nice management and staff. They are in the process of remodeling and seem to be doing it on the fly. Kindness goes a long ways with me. So, give them a chance and help them to reach their goal of making this place nice.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Oct-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Oct 11 to Wed Oct 14 2020 at a $56.99 average nightly rate.
"Nasty!"
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Did not stay and still haven’t gotten my money back!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Sep-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Sep 04 to Sun Sep 06 2020 at a $160.99 average nightly rate.
"Room"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
We ended up staying at the lodge of Pegion Forge. They gave our room to someone else and was putting us on the second floor after I had requested ground floor. The people I had to deal with was rude and upset.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 12 to Sun Jun 14 2020 at a $84.99 average nightly rate.
"The desk clerk very helpful "
Overall Score4.0/ 5
This location needs remodeling with rooms with queen size beds.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
22-Oct-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Oct 16 to Sat Oct 19 2019 at a $86.66 average nightly rate.

Summary of Verified Reviews

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Rated 54/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Easily accessible by car and good for sightseeing. Room needs to be improved. Pool should be renewed.

Location

76/100
214 reviews

Great location. Easy car access but inadequate parking. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby.

Service

52/100
200 reviews

Moderately professional service but unfriendly reception. Housekeeping and management are lacking.

Comfort

30/100
241 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. A bit too noisy and some complaints about the size of the bathrooms.

Room

28/100
499 reviews

Small, badly maintained rooms with poor minibars. Rooms are older and poorly cleaned, with substandard beds. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Poor quality TV's, furniture, and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem. Average view.

WiFi

27/100
23 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Breakfast

24/100
117 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed.

Pool

19/100
59 reviews

Pool in need of cleaning.

Cleanliness

19/100
327 reviews

Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

12/100
110 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement. Elevator in need of updating.

Rated 48/100 based on reviews from families.

Wonderful sightseeing. Good accessibility by car.

Location

75/100
86 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Easy car access but inadequate parking.

Service

51/100
92 reviews

Moderately professional service but unfriendly reception. Housekeeping and management are lacking.

Comfort

25/100
101 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

25/100
222 reviews

Rooms have problems with size, cleanliness, and maintenance. Subpar beds and TVs and complaints about cleanliness of bathrooms. Kitchenette, minibar, A/C and furniture not great quality. Shower can be a problem.

Breakfast

22/100
44 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed.

Pool

19/100
33 reviews

Pool in need of cleaning.

WiFi

19/100
11 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Cleanliness

18/100
149 reviews

Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

14/100
54 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement. Elevator in need of updating.

Rated 50/100 based on reviews from couples.

Good location.

Location

76/100
105 reviews

Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

Service

55/100
92 reviews

Relatively friendly and professional service. Complaints about housekeeping and reception.

Comfort

33/100
115 reviews

Poor beds, with complaints about A/C and noise. Average sized rooms.

Room

29/100
220 reviews

Complaints about maintenance and cleanliness in rooms and bathrooms. Rooms are average size, although old with poor beds and furniture. Shower can be a problem. Guests complained about kitchenettes, minibars, TV's, and A/C.

WiFi

25/100
9 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Breakfast

24/100
58 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed.

Pool

20/100
22 reviews

Pool in need of cleaning.

Cleanliness

17/100
143 reviews

Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

11/100
40 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Rated 59/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Good location.

Location

79/100
8 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

35/100
7 reviews

More comfort would be nice.

Room

26/100
18 reviews

Inadequately cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms.

Cleanliness

23/100
13 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

Amenities

13/100
6 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Rated 44/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Easily accessible by car and good for sightseeing. Room needs to be improved. Pool should be renewed.

Location

76/100
213 reviews

Great location. Easy car access but inadequate parking. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby.

Service

52/100
197 reviews

Moderately professional service but unfriendly reception. Housekeeping and management are lacking.

Comfort

30/100
238 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. A bit too noisy and some complaints about the size of the bathrooms.

Room

28/100
493 reviews

Small, badly maintained rooms with poor minibars. Rooms are older and poorly cleaned, with substandard beds. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Poor quality TV's, furniture, and kitchenettes. Shower can be a problem. Average view.

WiFi

28/100
22 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Breakfast

24/100
114 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed.

Cleanliness

19/100
324 reviews

Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Pool

19/100
59 reviews

Pool in need of cleaning.

Amenities

12/100
110 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement. Elevator in need of updating.

Rated 42/100 based on reviews from families.

Wonderful sightseeing. Good accessibility by car.

Location

75/100
86 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing. Easy car access but inadequate parking.

Service

51/100
91 reviews

Moderately professional service but unfriendly reception. Housekeeping and management are lacking.

Comfort

26/100
100 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

25/100
219 reviews

Rooms have problems with size, cleanliness, and maintenance. Subpar beds and TVs and complaints about cleanliness of bathrooms. Kitchenette, minibar, A/C and furniture not great quality. Shower can be a problem.

Breakfast

22/100
43 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not highly reviewed.

Pool

19/100
33 reviews

Pool in need of cleaning.

WiFi

19/100
10 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Cleanliness

18/100
146 reviews

Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

14/100
54 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement. Elevator in need of updating.

Rated 46/100 based on reviews from couples.

Good location.

Location

76/100
104 reviews

Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

Service

55/100
90 reviews

Relatively friendly and professional service. Complaints about housekeeping and reception.

Comfort

32/100
113 reviews

Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds. Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Room

28/100
217 reviews

Outdated, rooms with poor cleanliness and maintenance. Problems with bathroom cleanliness, furnishing, and kitchenettes. Guests don't like the TVs, minibars, or A/C in the small rooms. Shower can be a problem.

WiFi

25/100
9 reviews

Wifi quality could be improved.

Breakfast

24/100
56 reviews

Breakfast is reasonably priced, but not exceptional.

Pool

20/100
22 reviews

Pool in need of cleaning.

Cleanliness

17/100
143 reviews

Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Amenities

11/100
40 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Rated 49/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Good location.

Location

79/100
8 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

35/100
7 reviews

More comfort would be nice.

Room

26/100
18 reviews

Inadequately cleaned and maintained rooms and bathrooms.

Cleanliness

23/100
13 reviews

Rooms could be cleaner.

Amenities

13/100
6 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

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Property Description

With a stay at Econo Lodge in Pigeon Forge, you'll be in a shopping district, just steps from Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction and a 5-minute drive from Island at Pigeon Forge. This motel is 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from Titanic Museum and 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from WonderWorks.

A complimentary breakfast is included.

Make yourself at home in one of the 65 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and blackout drapes/curtains, as well as phones with free local calls.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Patriot Park - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Big Top Arcade - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Pigeon Forge Factory Outlet Mall - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Pigeon Forge Gem Mine - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
LeConte Center At Pigeon Forge - 3.1 km / 1.9 mi
Smoky Mountain Ziplines - 3.3 km / 2 mi
The Comedy Barn Theater - 3.3 km / 2 mi
The Ripken Experience - Pigeon Forge - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Lumberjack Feud - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Adventures - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Elvis Museum - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Island at Pigeon Forge - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Great Smoky Mountain Wheel - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Arcade City - 3.8 km / 2.3 mi

The preferred airport for Econo Lodge is McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) - 60.9 km / 37.8 mi

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and ATM/banking services. Free self parking is available onsite.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a seasonal outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This motel also features a television in a common area and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility. If you're planning a day at a nearby theme park, you can hop on the shuttle (surcharge).

Green Sustainability

Our property is FEMA approved.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 21
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Free WiFi
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge)
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 65
  • Professional property host/manager
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Free breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Elevator
  • Free self parking
  • ATM/banking
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Concierge services

Airport & Shuttle Information

Mc Ghee Tyson Airport is approximately 25 miles from Pigeon Forge.

Local Shuttle Info: shuttle bus run every 30 minutes, 75 cent to 1.00

Breakfast Information

Complimentary continental breakfast with a combination of sweet and savory breakfast items including muffins, waffles, biscuits, milk and juices!

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

no pet

Parking Info

You may conveniently park in front of your room. We also have bus parking.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Wifi

Misc Fees / Policies

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 75 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • The seasonal pool will be open from May to September.
  • Pool access available from 10 AM to 10 PM.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number 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.
  • 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; masks are required in public areas.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice).
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Social distancing measures are in place

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

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

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Masks are compulsory at the property

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Choice)

Essential workers only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

About Econo Lodge

  • Easy Starts continental breakfast
  • Offer special promotions and advance purchase deals
  • Free high-speed internet and premium movie channel
  • Convenient locations close to major roads and highways

The Econo Lodge highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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