The Best Western is located in downtown Gatlinburg on a landscaped island approximately 40 miles from McGhee Tyson Airport. It's a mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and next door to Hard Rock Cafe and Ripley's Aquarium. Guests can enjoy the restaurant heated outdoor pool playground and fishing in the surrounding streams. The hotel also offers laundry facilities 24-hour front desk service ice and vending machines free parking and free local calls. Children 17 and under stay free. All rooms overlook the river and have air-conditioning coffeemakers hairdryers irons with ironing boards dataports clock radios and cable TV. Refrigerators may be available on request.