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10 Best Kid Friendly Hotels 

in Pigeon Forge

(no specific order)

Unique Cabins with Cool Amenities

Cabins with Indoor Swimming Pools

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​​1.)  Clarion Inn  

           124 Walden's Main St., Pigeon Forge, TN 37868


Clarion Inn Pigeon Forge lazy river and
indoor pool with pool lift for disabled

Wow, this hotel caught my eye with some of the most excellent reviews I've seen. It's in the heart of Pigeon Forge at Walden's Landing, great location in the middle of the Parkway, convenient to everything.  Most rooms sleep 4.

With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • Kids stay free

  • Free breakfast

  • Waterslide, lazy river, splash pad, indoor and outdoor pools

  • Pool lifts for special needs access

  • Game room

  • Bicycle rental

  • Onsite laundry

  • Babysitting

Check Dates Available

2.)  The Inn at Christmas Place

           119 Christmas Tree Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37868


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Christmas Inn is located midway downt the sprawling Pigeon Forge Parkway, with easy access to Teaster Lane behind it.  Easy parking and trolley access.  At this hotel, it's Christmas all year-round.

With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • Hot breakfast included

  • Indoor and Outdoor pools with water slide and splash pad

  • Large kitchen suites available

  • Pond and gardens

  • Dvd players

  • Elevators

  • Fresh Santa cookies nightly

  • Santa story times, concerts and Character visits (call for schedules)

  • Special Events (call for schedules)

Check Dates Available

3.)  Margaritaville Island Inn

           2735 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


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Margaritaville Island Inn has kid friendly decor, bicycles, swimming pools and high traveler ratings.  

It's also located right at the entrance to The Island, one of the most popular attractions in the area, and sits next door to Alcatraz Crime Museum and Pirate Voyage Dinner Show on the Parkway.

With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • Complimentary breakfast

  • Suites and Family rooms

  • Indoor and outdoor pools

  • Complimentary bicycles

  • Guest laundry

  • 24-hr snack shack and convenience store

  • Family and friends gathering room

  • Onsite spa

Check Dates Available

Also check out Cabins Near The Island in Pigeon Forge

4.) Cherokee Lodge

           3415 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


Cherokee Lodge Condos water slide and po
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Cherokee Lodge has condos you can rent nightly.  They have  1, 2 and 3 BR units, a nice water slide, right around the corner (1 mile) from Dollywood, and get high marks from travelers.

With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • Large family suites

  • Kitchenettes

  • Onsite laundry

  • Sleep up to 8

  • Outdoor pool with water slide

  • Convenient to Dollywood and the Parkway

Check Dates Available

5.)  Riverstone Resort & Spa

           212 Dollywood Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


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At Riverstone Resort , you can rent nightly 1-4 BR condos with all the space you need and the comforts of home. Just a hop, skip and a jump from practically everything. Golf course available, and pet friendly too.

With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • 1-4 BR Condos available

  • Playground and picnic areas

  • Indoor and outdoor pools with lazy river

  • Kid's bounce pillow

  • Nature trail

  • Close to Dollywood, Splash Country and the Parkway and more

  • Pet Friendly 

Check Dates Available

Also Check out Pet Friendly Cabins Near Dollywood

6.) Dollywood's DreamMore Resort

           2525 DreamMore Way, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


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When Dolly puts her name on something, you know it's gonna be good.  Dolly loves children and it shows in this resort.  DreamMore Resort is right next to Dollywood Theme Park and Dollywood Splash Country.

With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • Rooms and Suites available

  • Receive complimentary Timesaver for rides at Dollywood

  • Free resort shuttle to Dollywood parks

  • Early Saturday entry to Dollywood 

  • In room delivery for Dollywood shopping purchases

  • Onsite laundry 

  • Tons of Kid's Activities like pool parties and storytimes, just to name a few

  • Playground and gameroom

  • Large indoor and outdoor pools with splashpads and lifeguards

  • Onsite restaurant and dining options

Check Dates Available

7.) Home2 Suites by Hilton

           2819 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


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Home2 Suites view on patio Pigeon Forge

Home2 Suites is across the street from The Island, LeConte Convention Center, and down the road from

The Mountain Mile, Mountain Monster and Cal Ripken Baseball Park.  Very convenient to most other attractions as well.

With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • All Suites hotel

  • Free hot breakfast

  • Pet Friendly with complimentary treats and walking stations

  • Onsite laundry 

  • Hearing Accessible rooms with visual prompts

  • Heated indoor and outdoor pools

  • Community gas grills 

  • Table Tennis

  • Onsite convenience store

Check Dates Available

8.) Country Cascades Waterpark Resort

           204 Sharon Drive, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


Country Cascades Waterpark Pigeon Forge
Water slides  at Country Cascades Pigeon Forge Splashaway

I remember when I saw them start to build Country Cascades. Every time I drove by, I'd slow down and say

"Wow, that looks like fun".  Convenient to Publix, a hop skip and a jump from The Island and 1 block off the main Parkway.  Also just around the corner from 2 Mountain Coasters, and 5 minutes to Dollywood.

With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • Large variety of room sizes and types to choose from 

  • Seasonal outdoor waterpark

  • Separate areas for smaller kids

  • Indoor pool

  • Free breakfast buffet 

  • Snack Shack concession stand

  • Pack n Plays available for additional fee

  • Onsite laundry

Check Dates Available

9.) Music Road Resort Inn

           314 Henderson Chapel Rd., Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


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Music Road Inn is across the street from it's sister property, Music Road Hotel and Convention Center in a great location, just off the Parkway and near all the action.


I chose the "Inn" for this list because it's more away from the bigger crowds that are across the street at the conventions. Although both are great places for families. In fact, booking the Inn gives you access to both beautiful pools, as well as other amenities at Music Road Hotel as well.  

With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • Large variety of room sizes and types to choose from 

  • Seasonal outdoor pools with slide, lazy river and access to pools across the street

  • Free breakfast

  • 24 hr heated Indoor pools

  • Small arcade and access to arcade across the street

  • Across road from Music Road Convention Center

Check Dates Available

10.) Black Fox Lodge

               3171 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863


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Black Fox Lodge has claimed on the corner of  an excellent spot on the corner of Jake Thomas Rd., within walking distance to The LeConte Convention Center and The Parkway. Close to The Mountain Mile, The Island and 3 miles to Dollywood Parks. Reviews are excellent and mention how good the food is as well. 


With kids in mind, some of the amenities you will love:

  • Large variety of room sizes and types to choose from 

  • Kids stay free (breakfast is not free)

  • Onsite restaurant and bar

  • Onsite convenience store

  • Hearing accessible rooms available

  • Cribs available

  • Onsite laundry

  • Heated outdoor seasonal pool

Check Dates Available

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