12 Best Secluded Cabins In Gatlinburg, Tennessee - Updated 2021

secluded cabins in gatlinburg

Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or “The Smokies”, Gatlinburg provides the quintessential peaceful mountain holiday that you were looking for. Take in the sounds of nature as a backdrop to each day, from the bird’s singing to the river gushing, you are sure to find the relaxing vacation escape that you had planned. Be sure to visit the hiking trails of the Smokies, or if you are visiting in winter, the ski slopes might be your ideal activity of choice. Our recommended accommodation options are tucked away from the noisy city life that you wanted to escape, with stellar landscapes and modern luxuries in-house, you might decide you may never want to leave. Read on to find out our top picks for the best secluded cabins in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

1. Luxury cabin with Mount Le Conte views (from USD 286)

If you’re looking for secluded luxury cabins in Gatlinburg, this listing might interest you. Feel as though you and your family are the only ones in the Smokies when you pick this cabin as your next vacation destination. Take in views of Mount Le Conte when you have your morning coffee or evening nightcaps; take a dip in the hot tub which is placed on your porch, or just lounge and watch one of the three televisions in the cabin. If you do not want to see anyone, the cabin allows you total privacy, with fully stocked amenities and equipment in the kitchen and living spaces to keep you situated for your mountain vacation.

Scenic Hideaway-Amazing View-Cleanest Cabin
Gatlinburg, TN, US
314 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Everything was great at the cabin
The view is breathtaking and the interior is very charming and cozy
The beds were also VERY comfortable
The cabin was absolutely perfect
The cabin was exactly as listed
The cabin was clean and had an amazing view
Laundry soap shampoo and dishwasher pods
but it was good for us to be close to some civilization
You can really tell that he takes pride in his beautiful property and that he wants his guests to have the best experience possible
The owner really thought of everything
Very clean and very nice Plenty of space for my wife two boys
It is located right between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge making it easy to get anywhere
It has a few neighbors but far enough away to have lots of privacy
There are several cabins nearby
but still secluded Nice getaway
Our view was amazing from the balcony and the shops and attractions were within 10 minutes from the cabin I would recommend this to anyone wanting to see this area
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2. Secluded mountaintop cabin with a hot tub (from USD 363)

Sporting three bedrooms with an ensuite bathroom each, this log cabin can sleep up to eight guests. Located on top of a mountain, you’ll surely achieve your desired secluded holiday in this cabin while still being close to shops and restaurants. The property is just seven minutes away from downtown. The cabin itself is a work of art, with its vaulted ceilings, metal roof, and exposed beams. Add in the fully equipped kitchen, bedrooms with private baths and TVs each, the separate TV and arcade room, and the hot tub, and this rental is the perfect temporary abode for your family as you experience Gatlinburg.

Awesome Private Log Cabin 3.4 miles to Gatlinburg HOT TUB WiFi
Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States
130 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the upstairs theater room with large tv sleeper sofa and video games was perfect for kids
we loved the many rooms and space for our family
the house is clean kitchen is stuffed and everything was as described
the rooms are beautiful as is the entire cabin
the old school arcade game in the game room was a family favorite
clean and well kept
very clean and comfortable
and also impeccably clean
clean and convenient to town
everything is super clean
kate was a wonderful host and her home was beautiful
kate is wonderful host
kate was a superb host
kate was a great host and prompt on responding to questions
awesome host and cabin
the location was great too
a great location in the smoky’s
it’s not far from the strip either so location is great
easy access to the park
just chilling cabin was the perfect location for a family vacation
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3. Cabin for a couple with unparalleled views (from USD 293)

Four fireplaces, a hot tub, the ultimate king-size bed and a private deck with hot tub awaits the couple that chooses to stay in this cabin, located just a short drive from Elk Springs Resor in the Bear Foot Mountain Resort. One of the best secluded honeymoon cabins in Gatlinburg, this listing has luxury furnishings throughout the one-bedroom cabin. And with a fully equipped kitchen, a living and dining space, you will be able to relax and spend your time with all the comforts and luxuries you may need. Be sure to enjoy the outdoor fire-pit which is stocked with firewood and the most scenic picnic area just a minute’s walk from the cabin, the perfect location for watching the sunset after your day of hiking in the Smokies.

Unrestricted views of the smokies in this Luxury getaway cabin.
Gatlinburg, TN, US
240 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The wi-fi and satellite worked great
It was either very hot or cold
I was worried that it would seem like a musty old summer camp
The downside was the jacuzzi tub did not work and the shower was difficult to adjust the temperature
The cabin was clean & super comfortable in regards to amenities
clothes were left behind in the dryer
I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Very clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay
Cabin was clean and comfortable some at out of the hustle and bustle of Gatlinburg
They were great about that
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
The cabin was away from the busy Gatlinburg strip but definitely not too far away to experience everything easily
The cabin is minutes from grocery and downtown Gatlinburg
The views are spectacular from both decks
Picture Perfect lived up to its name
played pool sat on the patio by the fire pit looking at the mountains during the day and stars at night
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4. Family stay with entertainment options (from USD 160)

Redefine your vacation when you stay in this rustic cabin, ideal for a family or friends looking forward to spending time in the mountains but staying connected to the town of Gatlinburg. The entertainment in-house comes with the spacious front and back porch area, a pool and a hot tub as well as a charcoal gas grill, darts and bubble hockey options as game options. Indoors, this private cabin in Gatlinburg is ideal for groups to spend their time in the living space, comfortable and cozy with the owners’ old fashioned record player and a collection of vinyl left there for you to enjoy.

Social Distancing @ The Happy Place
Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States
369 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
clean and comfortable furniture and beds
beds are comfortable only 1 bedroom has a tv
beds were comfortable
the beds were very clean and super comfortable
the place is clean and well maintained
the bathrooms were also very clean and came with little soaps and towels
it was very quiet and the cabin was very clean
clean and has everything a person would need for a stay
john was a great host
john was a very responsive helpful host
john is a great host and responds quickly
john was a gracious host and very helpful the entire time
john was very quick to respond to any questions we had and was a great host
great location secluded but close to everything
great location very close to downtown
easy to find location
the location is perfect also
good location if you’re visiting gatlinburg
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5. Charming one-bedroom log house (from USD 172)

Get settled with all the comforts of home in this storybook cabin with old-world charms and views to take your breath away. From your vantage point on top of a hill, the magnificent Smokies lie ahead of you, especially impressive to take in on those early mornings from the comforts of your front porch. The cabin is well equipped with all the amenities you may need during your stay, comfortable beds and linens, and open-plan living space. Located just 3 miles (4.8 km) from the shops and restaurants of Gatlinburg and just minutes to Pigeon Forge, your holiday home ensures convenience and ease for your stay.

"Just the Two of Us" Cabin with Spectacular View
Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States
333 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the decor was very cute and furnishings comfortable
amazing views from the back porch clean cozy and there’s coffee what more could you ask for
soft comfortable robes and a fireplace to enhance a wonderful cabin
nice cozy cabin for two
not like cleaning chemicals but actually clean
very clean with with nice personal touches
it is clean and quaint
was very clean and had great touches to make it special
the whole place was sparkling clean when we arrived and so cozy
exceeded our expectations such a good host
good communication and very nice host
everything we needed was there paula was a great communicator and host
paula was an excellent host - would definitely stay here again
amazing cabin with an awesome view great host as well
had a great time close to downtown
this cabin is a cute place
we liked being so close to a grocery store and being able to cook in
great location and loved the hot tub
the location was beautiful and we had a wonderful time
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6. Cozy nook on Baby Bear trail (from USD 226)

Those looking for secluded Gatlinburg cabins with mountain views will love this vacation rental. With a pool table, private hot tub overlooking views of the mountains, and a large, cozy living space, this cabin is an ideal choice for couples or friends looking to visit the Smokies for an active holiday, combined with relaxation and total tranquility at the end of each day. Situated near a creek and with beautiful views of Mt. Le Conte, the cabin is fully stocked with anything you may need during your day and several options of entertainment in-house.

Private 1 bedroom with beautiful views of the Great Smoky Mountains!
Gatlinburg, TN, US
221 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The only downside was getting luggage down a spiral staircase to the bedroom
the cabin was very cozy
The bedroom was cozy and the bed was very comfortable
The view is breathtaking Very comfortable bed
The cabin was fully equipped and can’t think of anything we didn’t have
The only problem just make sure the bed sheets are clean
The vacation rental was very clean
It was clean had everything we needed
A great cabin located outside of the hustle and bustle; which we greatly appreciated Great views and clean
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
The cabin supplied all the essentials with a beautiful view and relaxing atmosphere Also the rental company kept us up to date on information via text
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
I was more than happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Overall the location was good not far from Gatlinburg
quiet away from it all
Once we got to the cabin
We were grateful to be away from the busyness of Gatlinburg but close enough to the national park
It is a short drive into mountains and Gatlinburg
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7. Cottage for two with hot tub access (from USD 150)

Pick this cabin, known as ‘Blueberry Hill’, for its coveted location, hidden away in the countryside for the mountain escape, but a short drive away from downtown Gatlinburg and the amenities of restaurants, the grocery store, and liquor store. As an added bonus, you can walk to the Mountain Shadows within minutes, to enjoy the seasonal resort pool if the weather allows. Blueberry Hill is designed with vacationers in mind, with high ceilings, dramatic log walls and spacious living areas that are complete with a beautiful fireplace. Spend your evenings relaxing in the outdoor hot tub while you listen to the sounds of the mountain.

Great For Couples.. Great Location. Close To Downtonwn Gatlinburg.
Gatlinburg, TN, US
246 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was well stocked for cooking
Very private with great amenities
The cabin was so quaint
The bed was extremely comfortable
This place was close to everything I needed to get hair and makeup done and our wedding location was right down the road Perfect spot as well to go down the road to the strip of Gatlinburg to look...
very clean and had everything we needed Beautiful location
very clean comfortable and loved the location
The owner was most hospitable
When I saw Blueberry Hill I fell in love
The property owner was a pleasure to work with and provided lots of information on the cabin as well as the Gatlinburg area
The cabin was very nice and well stocked
We arrived to find a darling cabin with snacks and sparkling cider on the table
I loved everything about it
Wow where to start loved everything
Also we loved the fact Pigeon Forge was easy to get too
Very clean and in a great neighborhood so close to downtown
Perfect cabin for a romantic getaway
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8. Peaceful cabin for families (from USD 130)

With three bedrooms and a location situated between both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, ‘the Rustic Cabin’ is a great pick for adventurers, families with kids and those looking for easy access to the Smoky Mountains National Park. Go on long hikes, skiing in the winter, explore the restaurants and dining scene in the nearby towns and come home to a hot tub, open plan living, dining and kitchen space, as well as a lovely front porch from which watching the sunset should not be missed. The cabin provides a comfortable and relaxing base for your next holiday adventure.

Rustic Cabin
Sevierville, Tennessee, United States
266 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy cabin with a beautiful view
great outdoor area with fire pit tables and chairs
great cabin with a lot of room and great views
the views are stunning including the black bear on the front porch during breakfast
beds were very comfortable
very clean quiet and beautiful
michaels place was clean and cozy
everything was very clean easy communication easy check in
very clean and had everything we needed
great clean place to stay
the host michael is very nice and very responsive to questions if you have any
michel is a great host second time we stayed at one of his places
host did fantastic with fast communication
loved it michael was a great host
communication from this owner is top notch we will definitely be back & hopefully this cabin is available
great location very private
the location is also very close to very many attractions which is an added bonus
decent place good location good value
great location - equal distance from gatlinburg and pigeon forge
great value and location
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9. Luxury property with unobstructed mountain views (from USD 199)

On par with the top luxury rentals in Gatlinburg, this two-story cabin offers plush amenities to guests. It is ideal for celebrating a special occasion or for a group of friends on holiday. With easy access to downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, the cabin is centrally located while maintaining a secluded, private feeling of being tucked away in the mountains. With a large deck overlooking views of Mt Le Conte to the East and Ski mountain to the West, you may find it hard to pull yourself away from those spectacular views. However, get comfortable indoors with an open-floor plan, cathedral ceilings, and tall picture windows that offer the same unobstructed views from the comfort of your living room.

Couple's Dream Cabin! New LED Hot Tub, WiFi, King Master Suite & Outdoor Grill
Gatlinburg, TN, US
232 reviews
cabin 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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one evening on the deck
We enjoyed the hot tub and used the kitchen to cook
The owners have thought of everything We loved sitting on the deck in the mornings and evenings enjoying the lovely view
excellent cookware and dishes and good lighting for cooking
It is furnished like you would furnish
Very clean and well equipped
The cabin and property are immaculate and as described
You cant beat it
Mike is a wonderful host
very friendly and helpful Angela promptly answered my questions prior to the trip I had a nice phone conversation with each of them the day we arrived and the day we left
Everything about this cabin was amazing From the cleanliness the cute decorations very friendly owners to the amazing view
We had a wonderful vacation
We couldn't have been more relaxed
We felt very much away from everything but Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
"Take Me Away"
"Take Me Away"
This was the best central location between a Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge
The cabin was beautiful and is a great location
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10. Log cabin with a private pavilion (from USD 215)

Perfect for a group of friends or large families, this cabin is fully equipped with all the amenities you will need during your stay, luxurious furnishings and design of the home combined with modern functionality ensures a comfortable and relaxing stay. With Hickory hardwood floors and handmade cedar log furniture, the cabin is designed with those personal touches in mind. The beautifully crafted, handmade cedar headboard entwined with mountain laurel in the master suite and twin beds in the second bedroom are just some of the unique features you will find throughout the cabin. The amazing views of Mt. Le Conte from the deck, living room and private picnic area are amongst the favorite of all the features found here.

Luxury Log Cabin w/ Spectacular Views! King Suite, Hot Tub, Wi-Fi, Grill
Gatlinburg, TN, US
207 reviews
cabin 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The cabin feels like home
Very beautiful up-to-date cabin
I spent more time outside on the deck(which
The cabin was wonderful from the hospitality of the owners to the cleanliness
The cabin had plenty of room for 4 (2 adults and 2 teenage girls) and all the amenities you could ask for
The cabin was amazingly clean and the tastefully decorated interior made our stay so relaxing and worry free
linens are thick and soft and the beds are superb
it was very clean and organized with check in process Driveway
wonderful Communication with them was easy and painless
Seriously they provide almost everything
We had a wonderful trip Joe and Kathy R Ohio
The owners were so easy to get in touch with and checked on us on our arrival day to make sure we arrived safely and
on the morning we left to make sure we had no issues during our stay
In between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
It is also a short drive from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg
The Pancake Pantry Downtown Gatlinburg is minutes from this cabin as well as Pigeon Forge A short drive and you're there
The location was great Close enough to both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge but far enough away that you could still see the stars and hear the sounds of the night
We loved everything about the cabin Location to Gatlinburg and pigeon forge was perfect
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11. Private log cabin with stunning Smoky Mountain views

If you want to spend some quality family time in a beautiful yet secluded place, we recommend booking a stay in this log cabin located near downtown Gatlinburg. The cabin can sleep up to eight guests. It has everything you need for a convenient stay, including a full kitchen, air conditioning, heating, laundry, and WiFi. You can cozy up by the fireplace, enjoy a soak in the jetted bathtubs, relax in the hot tub or the pool, and enjoy a barbecue outdoors. It also features several entertainment amenities for the whole family like cable TV and games like air hockey and darts. The stunning view of the Smokies is a bonus!

Private Gatlinburg Log Cabin-Smoky Mountain Views!
Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States
202 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we really enjoyed the hot tub in the screen room and the air hockey table
kids loved the air hockey table and hot tub
my kids loved the hot tub and air hockey table
the hot tub and game room were great and the cable/internet never failed
wifi worked well so the kids didn't complain either
clean cabin with beautiful scenery
great cabin very clean and cozy
the cabin was beautiful and very clean
nice clean place my family enjoyed staying here
this is a beautiful place very clean
awesome place and christopher was a brilliant host
very nice weekend retreat very quick responses from host
christopher was a wonderful host and his local contact gwen was very helpful and kind as well
the hosts were easy to reach if we had a question
every thing was absolutely perfect would highly recommend this property and owner
perfect location close to everything
location: the location is awesome
wonderful location and beautiful cabin
the location was perfect
great location to the park and downtown gatlinburg
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12. A mountain retreat for two

The cabin is affectionately known as ‘a hidden paradise’ and for couples or small families that are visitors, it does live up to its name. With a comfortable master bedroom, a private hot tub outdoors, a hot tub indoors and two gas fires to keep you warm and cozy, the cabin is the perfect spot for a peaceful mountain holiday. Located just a few minutes from downtown Gatlinburg, you will be well connected to the restaurants, convenience stores and cafes of the town for when you need to be reconnected, but still be further enough away from the town to feel at total ease.

No Cleaning Fee! Romantic & Cozy! Just 1 Mile to Light #3 in GB! Great Reviews
221 reviews
cabin 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
The king size bed was so comfortable
The king size bed was so comfortable
All the little extra amenities was great
The hot tub was incredible
It's secluded with tons of privacy yet
Everything is just as advertised and well stocked and clean
extremely clean and well kept and offers so much privacy
If wasn't 12 hr drive for us would go yearly Lisa very helpful with trip planning even directions on how to use remote was written
too commercial except for art/craft area
The owner has thought of everything and has made this cabin the most perfect getaway
Great hidden Paradise that is home away from home
Hope to visit again during the winter months would be wonderful to see
A perfect get away Loved it
only a 5 minute drive to the Gatlinburg strip
The property was convenient to both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
The cabin is so close to Gatlinburg but still had the feeling of being secluded
The cabin is very easy to get to
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Cabins for rejuvenation

In addition to all the activities and sports that the Smokies offer, combined with the numerous entertainment options in downtown Gatlinburg, holidaymakers just want a break from it all. Our selection of cabins in Gatlinburg really focuses on special properties that allow you to relax in the midst of breathtaking landscapes and views, find a space for outdoor grilling and picnics and end your days in a hot tub for the ultimate dose of rest and relaxation.

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