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These rustic-style Townsend Dancing Bear Lodge are located off US Highway 321 and feature a full kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, and private hot tub. Little River is 4 minutes’ walk away.

Many of the units have a separate seating area, sofa, and cable TV are included in each cabin. Dancing Bear Lodge extras include a full bathroom with a shower, towels, and linen in addition to daily housekeeping.

Hiking and biking trails are offered across this 36-acre property as well as a shared fitness center. Free parking is provided as well, and staff is on site daily.

Laurel Valley Golf Course is 7 minutes’ drive away. The property is also 3.9 mi from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Dancing Bear Lodge has been welcoming guests since Sep 18, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • You don't serve breakfast wow that's a long way to go out of town just to eat
    We pre-stock the room with a breakfast basket! You may refill the items in your basket throughout your stay by filling out the replenishment card.
    Answered on August 9, 2020
  • Are small dog allowed
    Yes in any free standing cabin. Our villa rooms are not pet friendly. Feel free to give our reservation office a call from 9 am to 6 pm, we will be ..
    Answered on December 8, 2019
  • Does the standard one bedroom have a hot tub?
    Yes, it offers an outdoor hot tub on the porch.
    Answered on September 28, 2022
  • Is a small well behaved shihtzu allowed
    Hello and thank you for asking! We do allow pups in our free standing cabins. If you have booked a villa room we can check availability for a free st..
    Answered on December 8, 2019
  • Do u allow pit bulls
    We allow any breed as a guest :)
    Answered on December 30, 2020
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Area info *
3 Restaurants On Site

    Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

    Food: American, Local

    Open for: Dinner

    The Dancing Bean Coffee House

    Apple Valley Cafe

    Food: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Dancing Bear Lodge
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Dryer
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Tour desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Dancing Bear Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


12:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 25


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Dancing Bear Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please be advised guests traveling with pets can only be accommodated in pet-friendly rooms. Contact the property for further details.

Guest will receive a welcome package with check-in information.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Dancing Bear Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Dancing Bear Lodge

  • Check-in at Dancing Bear Lodge is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Dancing Bear Lodge is 1.5 miles from the center of Townsend.

  • Room options at Dancing Bear Lodge include:

    • Vacation Home
    • Bungalow
    • Villa

  • Dancing Bear Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Bicycle rental

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Dancing Bear Lodge on this page.

  • The prices at Dancing Bear Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Dancing Bear Lodge has 3 restaurants:

    • Apple Valley Cafe
    • The Dancing Bean Coffee House
    • Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro