Old Creek Lodge hotel in the snow

3 Reasons Our Hotel in Gatlinburg is Perfect for a Winter Getaway

A winter getaway to Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains is the perfect way to take a break from the stress of everyday life or just relax a bit after the holidays. Staying with us at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel during your winter vacation comes with many benefits, but we’ve narrowed it down to just 3 that we want to share with you. Take a minute to read over them and then start putting together your plans for a trip to the Smokies.

Our Location

Ober Gatlinburg sign for the mall and aerial tramwayThe weather in the Smoky Mountains can be very unpredictable year-round but when staying in Gatlinburg during the winter months, you want to make sure that your lodging choice is located in a place that will allow you to still enjoy your trip and even a snow day if one should occur during your stay. Our hotel is located in downtown Gatlinburg making all of the top attractions, restaurants, shops, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and museums easily accessible. From your guest room here at Old Creek Lodge you can easily walk across the street and hop on Ober Gatlinburg’s Aerial Tramway or take a short walk to the Gatlinburg SkyLife Park, wine and moonshine tastings, or Old Dad’s General store to pick up any items that you may need. Our location makes enjoying all that Gatlinburg has to offer simple and easy during any season but it can be extra helpful during a winter vacation.

Our Amenities

As our guests at Old Creek Lodge you’ll have access to all of the amenities that you need for a cozy and comfortable stay in Gatlinburg. Our amenities include the option to choose a guest room with an in-room jacuzzi tub, living room space with a sofa and extra television, and more. All of our rooms have gas fireplaces, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, large flat screen television, free WIFI, and a private balcony overlooking the river. Our free on-site parking also includes a number of covered parking spaces that come in handy during the winter months. If you would like to ride instead of drive we are also on the Gatlinburg trolley route and all-day passes can be picked up at the front desk for $2 on the days when the trolley is running.

A Cozy and Mountain Lodge Ambience

Fireplace next to a desk and tv stand

When staying with us at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel you’ll get to experience the coziness and rustic vibes of a cabin but with the convenience of being in a hotel in a great location. We are locally owned and the family that created the hotel are deeply rooted here in the Smokies. Due to their family history and love of the Great Smoky Mountains, they have designed the hotel to truly reflect the Smokies. Our rooms are beautifully decorated with a rustic vibe and include custom made hickory furniture, hardwood floors, historical photographs from the national park, walk-in showers, and luxurious beds that were custom made by Brothers Bedding in Knoxville, TN. Add in a gas fireplace and a private balcony overlooking a tranquil mountain river and you’ll find that Old Creek Lodge is the perfect home away from home here in Gatlinburg, TN.

Are you ready to plan a romantic winter getaway with your sweetheart? Schedule a trip filled with snowboarding at tubing at Ober Gatlinburg with friends? Book a solo trip filled with relaxing and recharging? Finally put a family trip on the calendar that’s filled with spending quality time together in the heart of the Smokies?

Browse Our Guest Rooms and Suites to find the perfect lodging for your trip. Learn more about Our Location, or take a minute to View Our Blog where you’ll find plenty of travel tips and information about our Gatlinburg hotel.

We look forward to seeing you soon!