10 Gatlinburg Cabins Near
Downtown & Anakeesta
Anakeesta is one of the most popular attractions in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains! It has something for everyone.
To read more about Anakeesta check out my review here.
I waded through the listings, I mapped them, I read the reviews!
Here are some really nice cabins I found that are within about a mile or less of Anakeesta and also the downtown strip of Gatlinburg
where all the action is!
Some cabins are even close enough to walk to attractions or just everywhere.
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1.) Hill Street Hideaway
6BR 6BA, Sleeps 18
This gem has been fully updated but has kept it's gorgeous, historic charm! Right near the river (stocked with fish) and downtown Gatlinburg, it has all the amenities you need for a great family retreat.
Hot tub, 6 master suites, video games, beautiful kitchen appliances, seasonal fireplace and parking for 6 vehicles.
2.) River Song
2BR 2BA, Sleeps 6
1 mile from downtown Gatlinburg, Anakeesta and all the action. This absolutely beautiful log cabin is right on the Roaring Fork River, and is stocked with Rainbow trout, oh my. (No surprise that bears are frequently seen at this river and cabin also)
Also at the edge of Historic Roaring Fork Nature Trail, the historic cradle of Gatlinburg itself. Hot tub, wood burning fireplace, clawfoot tub in master, pool table, charcoal grill and board games.
(note this cabin is not great for walking to downtown, but is just 1 mile from the strip)
3.) Always A View
3BR 3BA, Sleeps 6
This stunning beauty sits on the mountainside above the city, and is only 1 mile from Anakeesta and the Gatlinburg strip, as well as right above Ripley's Aquarium (Ripley Aquarium & Partner Combo Discounts here).
Breathtaking views from the huge decks overlooking the city lights. This cabin was newly rebuilt after the 2016 wildfires. It includes a theater room, well equipped game room, electric fireplace, 6-person hot tub, and luxury decor.
4.) City Bear
4BR 4BA, Sleeps 10
Wow, you can walk to the Parkway from this beautiful, newly renovated stone home.
Spacious, but still cozy gas fireplace and firepit, hot tub and pool table in patio rec area and arcade games.
5.) The Grand Orchard Lodge
20 BR 20.5 BA, Sleeps 104
This HUGE cabin is wonderful for you large group outing or event. Weddings, reunions, corporate, church or any other group will love the convenience to the downtown Gatlinburg strip, Anakeesta among many other attractions.
8 indoor dining tables, large decks, theater room, hot tubs, massive decks with views, games, access to an indoor pool onsite, elder access and more. Just a 15 minute walk (with sidewalks) from Anakeesta and Ripley's Attractions (about half a mile) Ripley Aquarium & Partner Combo Discounts here.
6.) Smoky Heights Overlook
3BR 3BA, Sleeps 8
This pretty cabin has a hot tub, fireplace, wraparound deck, game room with pool table and is just a short distance to the Gatlinburg Parkway. You could walk to downtown Gatlinburg and Anakeesta, if you don't mind a short jaunt. If you are not into a walk, you can be driving on the Gatlinburg Parkway within 2 minutes!
7.) Candy Top Chalet
2BR 2BA, Sleeps 7
Enjoy this chalet that is 1 minute to Anakeesta and downtown Gatlinburg and Ripley Attractions.
Owner says Wi-Fi is fast! Fireplace, grill, video games, pool table and hot tub city light views. True Smoky Mountain experience.
8.) Granny's River Retreat
2BR 2BA, Sleeps 6
Right on the peaceful Little Pigeon River, cabins like this are hard to find. It's even pet friendly!
Grill steaks and relax next to the gently rippling waters or watch from the screened in porch in your private hot tub. Pretty spiral staircase, stone fireplace and rustic decor make this cozy cabin a gem.
This is a prime location across the street from 2 Mountain Coasters, and a 15 minute walk to Anakeesta. You are literally right around the corner from the Parkway, with privacy yet, you can zip over to the Gatlinburg strip on a 5-10 minute walk, anytime.
If you still want to see a few more options, check out my YouTube video with a few cabins not mentioned here like Simply Southern, Seelie Court Cottage and Gatlinburg Hideaway.
9.) The Mighty Crabapple
8BR 8.5BA, Sleeps 46
Enjoy a shared pool onsite when you stay in this newer built, large cabin close to Anakeesta and downtown Gatlinburg and Ripley Attractions.
Great for large groups of 46 people or less, with all the amenities like hot tub, stone fireplace, theater and game rooms, elder access, 6 parking spots, and gorgeous rustic decor. Enjoy the open floor plan concept, bunk beds and back deck city light views.
10.) City Walk
1BR 2 BA, Sleeps 8
This one has it all! It doesn't get much better than having a beautiful, new cabin 1 block from the downtown Gatlinburg strip.
Fireplace, games, wraparound decks and hot tub. This cabin is gorgeous with a unique layout and little extra touches. Easy walk to Anakeesta and all the other fun places downtown Gatlinburg without worrying about parking or traffic.