Places To Stay Near Dollywood


Head to Sevierville, Tennessee for convenient, affordable accommodations in the Smokies.

Convenience and affordability put the relaxation in your vacation. The easier it is to get from fun activity to great eatery to comfy accommodations, with less worry about the strain on your wallet, the more you can focus on fun.

Stay in Dolly Parton’s hometown of Sevierville, Tennessee and enjoy easy access to Dollywood at lower prices for overnight lodging than what you’ll typically find elsewhere. Not only will you save money, you’ll be closer to Dolly Parton-themed landmarks in the legend’s hometown as well as the stunning views of the Smoky Mountains that she grew up admiring.

Here are six inviting options:

The Resort at Governor’s Crossing
3.2 Miles to Dollywood
This condo resort has whatever amount of space you need: Its wide array of units range from two-person studios to a three-bedroom bunk condo that can house up to 18 guests. All units feature comfy beds, well-equipped kitchens, and bathrooms (several with jetted tubs) plus site amenities like 24-hour front desk service and free parking. Big draws are the year-round climate-controlled indoor water park and seasonal outdoor water park with three pools, two Jacuzzis, two high-speed water slides, sauna, 250-foot lazy river, and more. Little ones can interact with dozens of features in the toddler splash and play zone. An outdoor family area offers fire pits, a playground, hammock relaxation zone, and picnic grounds with grills. There’s also a nine-hole mini golf course, pirate ship playground, two arcades, and a walking trail.

The Ridge Outdoor Resort
3.4 Miles to Dollywood
There’s something for everyone at this modern, upscale, full-service campground—yes, even folks who don’t consider themselves “campers.” If you’re an RVer, you’ll love the spacious concrete pads where you can pull in for full hook-up and ethernet connection. But anyone can book a stay in one of the well-appointed glamping tents or tiny homes. All year long, resort guests enjoy mountain views, fresh air, green space, friendly service, and amenities including a game room, dog park, pickleball courts, state-of-the-art workout facility, hiking trail, fire pits, and heated saltwater pool—the largest zero-entry pool in Sevier County!

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sevierville
4.2 Miles to Dollywood
Ranked by guests as a Preferred Hotel in the area, this Smokies location of the well-known national brand has a crisp and modern yet homey feel. Amenities include a fitness center with treadmills, elliptical machines, recumbent bicycles, free weights, and more; a large outdoor pool; free coffee and free breakfast buffet; plus an on-site business center. Enjoy the outdoors even in cool temperatures by grabbing a seat near the outdoor fireplace or firepit.

Days Inn Apple Valley
5.2 Miles to Dollywood
Cheerfully decorated guestrooms at this location of the national hotel brand offer single or double queen and single king beds; for extra elbow room, book a family or whirlpool suite. Accessible rooms and roll-away beds are also available. All guests are treated to free parking, a free breakfast item and beverage, in-room refrigerator and microwave, free WiFi, and electric vehicle charging stations. An outdoor pool is open seasonally. Year-round service amenities include the 24-hour front desk service and trolley transportation to area attractions.

The Inn at Apple Valley
5.2 Miles to Dollywood
Winner of the “Ring of Honor Award” for six consecutive years (presented to the top one percent of hotels within the Choice Hotels group), the staff here aims to ensure guest comfort and clean rooms with genuine Southern hospitality. Nestled between an apple orchard and the main parkway, this hotel’s amenities include free parking, daily hot breakfast, plush linens, and complimentary apple cider. Indoor and outdoor pools, a gracious patio, private guestroom balconies, and the nearby Apple Barn Cider Mill & General Store are additional enticements to stay. It’s close enough to walk to the apple-themed destination that boasts a wide array of apple-based treats as well as its popular restaurants the Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant and Applewood Farmhouse Grill.

The Lodge at Five Oaks
5.4 Miles to Dollywood
Voted #1 on TripAdvisor, this farmhouse-inspired hotel is located in Sevierville’s Five Oaks District across the street from Tanger Outlets Sevierville and adjacent to SkyLand Ranch , Ogle Bros. General Store , Five Oaks Farm Kitchen , and Cruze Farm Dairy . There are plenty of other reasons to stay, though: Each light, airy guestroom is a relaxing haven with luxurious bedding, hardwood floors, flat-screen television, and custom hickory furniture. Amenities include free parking, free breakfast buffet, and free wireless internet. The seasonal outdoor kidney-shaped pool has a twisty slide and pool toys. A nearby splash pad for little kids (and the young at heart) is designed to honor the land’s farming past. Near the pool, two fire pits are lit every night all year long.

Prefer a luxury cabin? Airbnb? Treehouse? Someplace steps away from downtown’s iconic Dolly Parton hotspots. Explore Sevierville’s abundant accommodation options here .

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