15 Gatlinburg Cabins Perfect For a Smoky Mountain Getaway

Gatlinburg is known as a perfect getaway along the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. While in the area there is no better place to stay than one of the many secluded cabins in the area.

When you aren’t relaxing in your hot tub and enjoying the view from your cabin balcony, Gatlinburg and the surrounding area have plenty of attractions and outdoor adventures like whitewater rafting world-class gold courses 600 miles of hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ziplining, and tubing. In Pigeon Forge nearby is Dollywood theme park, Titanic Museum, and many other fun attractions.

Here are some of the top cabins to stay at near Gatlinburg. If you know more specifically what you are looking for, check out our top-rated luxury cabins or romantic cabins.

Studio Cabins In Gatlinburg

Renovated Hillside Cabin

This cozy studio cabin is decorated by a famous HGTV/DIY designer and offers amazing views of Mount Leconte right from the bedroom. Its interior is wood-rich and includes amenities like air conditioning, full kitchen, spacious patio, free parking, indoor fireplace, cable TV, and a walk-in shower. This is a perfect cabin for couples and small families.

Hillside studio cabin in Gatlinburg
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“Just the Two of Us” Cabin

“Just the Two of Us” is a unique authentic log cabin that sits on a hill and overlooks magnificent views of the mountains located 3 miles from downtown Gatlinburg. The cabin has a fully stocked kitchen including a fun M& M dispenser and has a heart-shaped tub, adding to the charm. It is ideal for a honeymoon, anniversary, and a place to get away from it all.

Just the Two of Us Log Cabin
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“Honeymoon Magic” Cabin

The Honeymoon Magic is a new studio-style cabin located 5 minutes from downtown Gatlinburg. This is a perfect spot to spend some alone time with someone special. The amenities include air conditioning, washer, dryer, cable TV, heating, indoor fireplace, Wi-Fi, free parking, full kitchen, patio/balcony, and BBQ grill. The Honeymoon Magic is perfect for a romantic getaway.

Honeymoon Magic studio cabin exterior
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Outside you’ll find a hot tub and the peaceful scenery of the surrounding forest. The nearby Smoky Mountain National Park contains even more natural beauty to partake in, and Gatlinburg provides many attractions and amenities for your enjoyment. This intimate cabin is the ideal spot for a romantic adventure.

1 Bedroom Cabins in Gatlinburg

“Beartastic Memories” Gatlinburg Cabin

This is a compact one-bedroom cabin located less than 5 minutes from downtown Gatlinburg. It is tucked away in a quiet street in a wooded setting and offers everything you need for a memorable visit to the Smoky Mountains. The cabin amenities include a hot tub, jetted Jacuzzi tub in the bedroom, cable TV, Wi-Fi, and indoor fireplace. With a capacity of up to 4 guests, this is a perfect cabin if you are interested in the downtown attractions and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

One bedroom beartastic Gatlinburg cabin
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“Simply Southern” Cabin

“Simply Southern” cabin is a one-bedroom cabin conveniently located to downtown Gatlinburg and borders the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The cabin is perfect for a romantic getaway for two but spacious enough to accommodate a family or group of four. End your evenings in the private hot tub on the back deck under the beautiful Tennessee stars or in the master bedroom’s inviting jacuzzi tub that will leave you feeling refreshed and ready for another eventful day.

"Simply Southern" cabin in the snow
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Lover’s Loft Cabin

Located near downtown Gatlinburg, the Lover’s Loft is a luxurious cabin with one-bedroom. While the cabin is ideal for a romantic getaway, it is big enough to accommodate a family or group of four.

luxurious cabin with one-bedroom in the snow
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Romantic Smoky Mountain Cabin in Gatlinburg

The Romantic Smoky Mountain Cabin is an amazing one-bedroom cabin with a capacity of 4 guests. It is conveniently located to downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. The amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning, washer, dryer, hot water, heating, indoor fireplace, hot tub, free parking, and a full kitchen. This cabin is perfect for couples and small families.

One bedroom cabin in the fall in Gatlinburg
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2 Bedroom Cabins

The Mason Jar Lodge

The Mason Jar Lodge is a Chip & Joanna inspired mountain lodge located 4 miles from downtown Gatlinburg and offers the best views of the Smoky Mountains and Mt. Leconte. The cabin has 2 bedrooms and features all the modern amenities you need for a remarkable stay including wrap-around balconies and outdoor hot tub. Pick your own strawberries and blackberries during the summer months.

Mason Jar Lodge exterior at night
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Mountain Soul Cabins

The Mountain Soul cabin is without a doubt one of the most remarkable cabins you will ever spend your time in. It is a 2-bedroom cabin with 2 beds located in the Smoky Mountains and at the top of the Kings Ridge mountain, this brand new cabin constructed in 2018 puts you in the center of the action and offers breathtaking views. The amenities include Wi-Fi, cable TV, indoor fireplace, washer and dryer, hot tub, full kitchen, balcony, and BBQ grill. The Mountain Soul is a place of relaxation and beauty.

Mountain Soul cabin with 2 bedrooms
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Black Bear Falls Cabin with Hot Tub

“Peace of Mind” cabin is an amazing 2-bedroom cabin with 3 beds is located in the Black Bear Falls Resort. The 2 story cabin has a jetted tub in the master bathroom and the hot tub outside provides amazing views. The cabin is situated to guarantee the privacy and has a great Wi-Fi and Grocery & Restaurant delivery service. This is a perfect cabin for a family or group of 6.

2 Bedroom Black Bear Falls Cabin with Hot tub
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Unbearably Cute Cabin

This “Unbearably Cute” cabin has 2-bedrooms and has a prime location between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge and is convenient to many amazing retreats. It is a smaller cabin, coming to 500 square feet in a cul de sac surrounded by forest for seclusion. An additional 500 square feet balcony with a view holds the hot tub.

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3 Bedroom Cabins

New 3 Bedroom Cabin Near Gatlinburg

This new cabin has 3-bedrooms with unobstructed views of the Smokies and convenience to downtown Gatlinburg which is just 1.5 miles away. The amenities include Wi-Fi, large screen TVs, indoor fireplace, washer and dryer, hot tub, pool, free parking, fully stocked kitchen, BBQ grill, and patio. If your group is bigger, you can make more reservations at the Leaf & Vine lodge which is next door.

3 bedroom cabin exterior in Gatlinburg
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“The Lookout Loft” Modern Cabin with Views

The Lookout Loft is a new luxurious cabin with sweeping mountain views. The cabin has 3 bedrooms and is located 3 miles from downtown Gatlinburg. The Lookout Loft cabin is a cozy place for family and friends to gather for lasting memories of the Smoky Mountains. You will notice large windows offering amazing views of the mountains around.

View from lookout loft cabin
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Cabin with Hot Tub on Roaring Fork

Relax in your hot tub as you listen to the rushing water of the mighty Roaring Fork. The Roaring Fork River Chalet sits on the Roaring Fork in Gatlinburg. It has 3 bedrooms and is just 0.9 miles from downtown Gatlinburg. This is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day exploring The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. To book this cabin you must be over the age of 25.

Roaring Fork River Chalet
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New Cabin with Luxury Amenities

The Shadow Woods cabin is designed for families and friends who wish to relax and enjoy the Smokey mountains. It has 3 bedrooms and unobstructed scenic views. The amenities include Wi-Fi, in-cabin laundry, pool table, theater room, Jacuzzi, indoor fireplace, and hot tub. The cabin is centrally located close to downtown Gatlinburg, Dollywood, Smoky National Park, and Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort.

Luxury shadow woods cabin exterior with 3 bedrooms
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Gatlinburg Cabins with Indoor Pools

If you have kids looking to swim and are not coming during the summer, getting a cabin with an indoor pool is the way to go!

“Rainwater Falls” Mountain Home with Indoor Pool

Charm and class are in abundance at this wonderful cabin. Perched above downtown Gatlinburg, you’ll have convenient access to all its attractions. The cabin has a fantastic overlook of the scenery, both the city and the surrounding countryside. You can take it all in from the hot tub, or while grilling up some food.

Another fun feature is the heated indoor pool, complete with a waterfall and a bay door to let nature come to you. Other amenities include a recreation room, full kitchen and dining area, and two king sized beds.

Brand New 6 Bedroom Luxury Cabin with Indoor Pool

Go above and beyond for your next vacation by booking this awesome cabin. Situated between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, you can experience both to your heart’s content, then return to the comforts of this lovely cabin. The indoor heated pool is the perfect place to take a dip and unwind after a long day.

Then, you could retire to the game room and challenge the high score of the arcade games available. Or if you prefer, you can simply cozy up next to the fireplace with a cup of coffee and a good book. With sleeping arrangements for up to 18 people, everyone will be able to find something to enjoy here.

Gatlinburg Cabins with Hot Tubs

Many property owners in Gatlinburg know their guests want hot tubs so they are not too hard to find in the area. Several of the cabins above have hot tubs in them, but you can also look here to see many other cabins with hot tubs. The best part is many of them have a great view from the porch where the hot tubs are located, making soaking in the hot tub a great way to end the day.

How much does a cabin cost in Gatlinburg?

The average cost of a cabin in Gatlinburg is going to be around $200-$250. This is for a 2 bedroom cabin sleeping 4-5 people. The price for cabins in the area can really range from $50 to $1000+ so it really depends on your needs and taste. For $100 – $200 a night you can expect to find studios or 1 bedroom cabins in the area. Over $200 the cabins start getting bigger, have better furnishings, can get more modern and get better amenities.

Your timing can have a huge affect on pricing. If you come during the weekends, around holidays or during touristy times you can see prices go up a lot.

Should I stay Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge?

Both locations are great and very close to each other. Gatlinburg is quieter and more set into the smokey mountains, but it is really up to your preferences.

Top Things To Do in Gatlinburg

While you are not spending quality time together at your cabin, Gatlinburg is packed full of activities that are completely inclusive of all the family. Just walking down the Parkway, you’ll find museums, mini-golf, an aquarium… You can also take to the skies in a gondola at Ober Gatinburg.

For the brave at heart, head on a white-water rafting trip and feel the adrenalin pumping through you. Kids will love the Amazing Mirror Maze, which also features a sound and light performance. For an outside experience, they’ll never forget, spend the day at Anakeesta, where you’ll find 70 acres of an award-winning outdoor family theme park. Of course, hiking in the Gatlinburg area is phenomenal and worthy of many ‘Kodak opportunities’.

When to Visit Gatlinburg

With so much on offer in Gatlinburg, it’s difficult to suggest a time that isn’t good for a visit, even if you consider the weather which is temperate all year-round. In summer, the water-based attractions are particularly appealing, whereas May and October provide the ideal climate for hiking. Hiking in the Gatlinburg area is, however, fantastic at any time.

For nature lovers, fall colors are best seen in late September and the beginning of October in the upper elevations of the mountains, and at the end of October and beginning of November in the lower. The wonderful collection of flowers that make their home in Gatlinburg bring spring to life. From April until June, a variety of different flowers will rear their heads to welcome the coming season; there’s even a wildflower pilgrimage that takes place in April every year!