Top 10 Hotels With Water Park In Gatlinburg, Tennessee - Updated 2024

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A mound of adventure, gobs of fun and peaking beauty await in Tennessee’s resort city Gatlinburg. It borders Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is about 63 km (39 mi) away from Knoxville. Several interesting experiences – ranging from kid-friendly attractions, brilliant culinary treats and several avenues for outdoor adventure – makes it a destination suited to all sorts of travellers. Popular spots include Gatlinburg Space Needle and the Gatlinburg Pinball Museum. In addition, there are plenty of accommodations that offer exciting facilities, such as in-house or nearby water park. Treat your companions to some fun on your next getaway. Check out the top hotels with water park in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to an in-house or nearby water park. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. Holiday Inn Express Gatlinburg Downtown, an IHG Hotel (from USD 102)

Holiday Inn Express Gatlinburg Downtown is an IHG Hotel that can be found in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. This hotel has 113 guest rooms and suites that are all very nicely appointed. In addition to providing free breakfast, they also offer guests access to a fitness centre that is located on the premises.

Additionally, this hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee features a water slide, indoor pools, and an interactive kids’ splash zone. Daily hours of operation for the indoor pool are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Holiday Inn Express Gatlinburg Downtown, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 322 Historic Nature Trail
10.97 km (6.9 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Fishing Business centre Facilities for disabled guests Skiing Games room

Resort with water park in Gatlinburg

2. Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Waterpark (from USD 225)

Experience the best of nature, wildlife and hospitality at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Waterpark. They offer well-equipped guest accommodations, and the resort’s on-site Wild Bear Falls Water Park is a highlight for guests with kids. This mountain-themed park offers entertainment for guests of all age groups, including a lazy river, an interactive treehouse and thrilling water slides. Private cabanas for rent are also available. The water park is open every day, with varying operational hours.

Please note that admission to the water park is not part of the booking rate, and separate tickets are for sale at the resort itself. Guests staying at the property are entitled to enter the park an hour before the designated opening time.

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Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Waterpark

Address: 915 Westgate Resorts Road, Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg (TN), United States, 37738
13.59 km (8.5 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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3. Charming chalet near Wild Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark (from USD 250)

Located 1.6 km (1 mi) from Gatlinburg is Love Nest Chalet, a cosy two-room cabin offering comfortable amenities and a private hot tub. Guests staying at this property also have access to three nearby clubhouses with game rooms, gyms, and pools.

The rental’s location is ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking and canoeing. In addition, Wild Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark is about 1 km (0.6 mi) away from this property. This Gatlinburg hotel with an indoor water park offers several water slides, a lazy river and an interactive treehouse for visitors of all ages. Admission passes are available in Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Waterpark.

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Love Nest Chalet

Wifi Available

Address: 750 Cliff Branch Road
12.67 km (7.9 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing

4. Cosy retreat with a private hot tub (from USD 122)

This cosy retreat is a fantastic holiday home that features one bedroom, a living room, and a full kitchen. Additionally, there is a private hot tub on site. Entertainment amenities include air hockey and free internet.

The community clubhouse nearby has several amenities, such as a kids’ playground, a pool, foosball and pool tables, and a tennis court. Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area, which offers water raft rides and tubing during summer, is 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from the property.

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Cozy Gatlinburg Hideaway with Hot Tub and Air Hockey

Wifi Available


10.44 km (6.5 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parking Tennis court Sauna Non-smoking rooms Internet services Hot tub/jacuzzi Heating WiFi Available

5. Two-bedroom chalet with pool access (from USD 94)

This two-bedroom apartment is an excellent option to consider in Gatlinburg. It comes with all standard facilities and offers access to a private patio. The three clubhouses on-site feature a range of attractions, such as multiple swimming pools, a hot tub, indoor games, and a kids’ playground.

Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area is a 15-minute walk from this property. This park is home to numerous fun activities, including three water raft rides for kids above five years old.

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Chalet Village Upper Alpine Condo with Pool Access!

Wifi Available


10.72 km (6.7 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parking Sauna Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Games room Internet services Spa and wellness centre Hot tub/jacuzzi

6. Well-appointed apartment for six (from USD 115)

This two-bedroom apartment features stylish decor and comes with modern amenities, including a microwave oven and a dishwasher. The rental features a private patio and an outdoor dining area. There is also a shared hot tub on site that you can use.

Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area are about 1.5 km (0.9 mi) away from this property. This park offers three thrilling water raft rides named The Blue Cyclone, Shoot the Chute, and The Lightnin’ Water Ride. All these rides are accessible to children older than five years old.

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Downtown Condo with Mtn Views and Pool!

Wifi Available


12.09 km (7.6 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parking Non-smoking rooms Laundry Skiing Internet services Spa and wellness centre Hiking WiFi Available

7. Luxury cabin with private hot tub and home theatre system (from USD 302)

Book this five-bedroom holiday home and experience a luxurious stay. It offers fully equipped living spaces and a private balcony with forest views. The house features a home theatre system with gaming facilities for indoor entertainment. The covered two-storey deck has a private hot tub and a charcoal grill, so you can enjoy the fresh air and alfresco dining.

Wild Bear Falls Water Park, offering a range of water-based adventures, is about 3 km (1.8 mi) away from this property. There are water slides and a lazy river to splash around with kids.

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Luxe Cabin with Home Theater Less Than 2 Miles to Gatlinburg

Wifi Available


13.86 km (8.7 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parking Non-smoking rooms Games room Internet services Spa and wellness centre Hot tub/jacuzzi Heating WiFi Available

8. Pet-friendly cabin with a private hot tub (from USD 138)

Situated in a peaceful enclave lies this pet-friendly vacation rental that oozes coziness and a sense of tranquillity. It can accommodate up to six people and features two bedrooms and a private hot tub. You can bring along your pets with you. Do note that charges may be applicable when bringing them.

Whitewater rafting adventures at Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park, located approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) away from the property, are perfect for those of you who are looking for an aquatic thrill.

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Private Gatlinburg Cabin Pet Friendly with Hot Tub!

Wifi Available


28.03 km (17.5 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parking Pets allowed Non-smoking rooms Internet services Hot tub/jacuzzi Heating WiFi Available Free WiFi

9. Eclectic cabin with hot tub near Ober Gatlinburg (from USD 214)

Located 3 km (1.8 mi) away from Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area is this lovely cabin with a private hot tub. This ground-floor unit has two bedrooms and is equipped with several amenities, such as toiletries, linens, a dishwasher, a microwave oven, a refrigerator, and a washing machine. There is also a nearby clubhouse with pools accessible to guests.

The nearby Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area offer a range of water-based activities during summer. These include three water raft rides that will excite even the most seasoned adrenaline-seekers among you.

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Eclectic Cabin with Hot Tub Less Than 1Mi to Ober Gatlinburg

Wifi Available


10.23 km (6.4 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parking Tennis court Non-smoking rooms Games room Internet services Hot tub/jacuzzi Hiking Heating

10. Grand holiday home with top-notch amenities (from USD 304)

This six-bedroom holiday home is perfect for travellers seeking fun and excitement, featuring a private hot tub, an on-site pool table, and indoor arcade games. In addition to these, the place comes with a porch swing, a large deck, an outdoor playhouse, and a charcoal grill. Standard amenities include a full kitchen, linens, and toiletries, among others.

Ober Gatlinburg Amusement Park and Ski Area is about 2 km (1.2 mi) away, where you’ll find three water raft rides in addition to other fun activities.

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Gatlinburg House with Pool Table and Views!

Wifi Available


10.12 km (6.3 mi) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parking Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Games room Internet services Spa and wellness centre Hiking Heating

Have a fun time in Gatlinburg

Endless outdoor adventures, stunning natural wonders, awe-inspiring historical exhibits, and a thriving culinary scene make Gatlinburg a top destination to visit. Why not book a hotel that offers exciting facilities on-site or nearby? Check out the above-listed places to stay in Gatlinburg with an indoor water park so that you can give yourselves the gift of a vacation full of fun and entertainment.

You can also choose to stay at one of these resorts with indoor water parks, as well as hotels and inns with mountain views near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, for a more enjoyable and comfortable stay.

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