Book your room at River Terrace Resort & Convention Center
Get an overview of this hotelIn the heart of downtown with spectacular mountain or river views
Adjacent to Ripley's Aquarium and overlooks the scenic Little Pigeon River. Just 1 mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and 6 miles from Dollywood. Walking distance to shops, food and attractions.
Restaurant, lounge, pool
Full-service Drafts Sports Bar & Grill is open for lunch and dinner, two heated outdoor seasonal pools, 22,000 square feet of meeting space & trolley to Wild Bear Falls Water Park.
Clean bath, fridge, quiet
The oversized standard rooms feature a king or two queen beds. Rooms feature a private balcony or patio, mini-refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, cable TV, and spectacular mountain or river views.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The ideal location for a Great Smoky Mountain getaway, River Terrace Resort and Convention Center lies in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg, adjacent to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and near the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In addition, River Terrace Resort is only a short drive from Pigeon Forge, Dollywood theme park and other area attractions, live entertainment venues, family-friendly restaurants and shopping opportunities, as well as hiking trails, championship golf, whitewater rafting and more.
Guests can enjoy onsite dining at Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, which features a creative menu and an extensive selection of draft and bottled beers along with a full cocktail menu. Other onsite amenities include two seasonal outdoor pools, picnic areas, business center, and 24-hour front desk and security. The River Terrace Resort also features 20,000 square feet of meeting space, including a ballroom, breakout rooms and a conference center. Parking is always free for guests.
- Free RV, bus, truck parking
- Conference center
- Conference space size (feet) - 21128
- Conference space size (meters) - 1902
- Number of meeting rooms - 9
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- Total number of rooms - 205
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-out
- Laundry facilities
- Fireplace in lobby
- Wedding services
- Picnic area
- Free self parking
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 7
- Outdoor seasonal pool
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking
- Free WiFi
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Balcony or patio
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Climate control
- Access via exterior corridors
- Air conditioning
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
Where to Eat
River Terrace Resort & Convention Center features Drafts Sports Bar & Grill, which offers a variety of creatively designed burgers, sandwiches and appetizer selections that are complimented by an extensive selection of draft and bottled beers alongside a full cocktail menu. Drafts is themed and designed to create a casual but elegant sports bar environment complete with HD Flat screen televisions for broadcasting local, national and worldwide sporting events.
Drafts Sports Bar & Grill is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner (may vary seasonally). The resort also provides a free trolley service to Wild Bear Falls Water Park. At more than 60,000 square feet, this is the largest indoor water park resort in the South and the fifth largest in the country.
Nearby Things to Do
Onsite amenities at the River Terrace Resort include Drafts Sports Bar and Grill, two seasonal outdoor pools, picnic areas, business center, and 24-hour front desk and security. The River Terrace Resort also features 20,000 square feet of meeting space, including a ballroom, breakout rooms and a conference center.
- Golfing nearby
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Hiking/biking trails on site
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is 10 AM
Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 60
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Pet fee: USD 170
- Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
We should mention
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. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).