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Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Terrible customer service. Gary was especially rude. LOUD music and events in the pavilion into the evening that were so loud my camper was shaking and we couldn't sit outside at our campfire. Won't come back.

1Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We visited KOA Townsend and stayed in one of the cabins. We really enjoyed our stay. The campground was very peaceful, and the staff was great. Our cabin was very clean and had a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. The whole facility was well maintained. We would definitely like to return.

Thank Smlng
gallatin, United States
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We have stayed at Townsend KOA 1-2 times a year..They have made some nice upgrades to the physical property as well-as some new cabins added.We stayed in the deluxe cabin and had a great time.The cabin was clean and the campsite had a good fire pit , gas grill and table with 4 chairs.The cabin had good landscapes around the...

Thank Kevin D
Hartwell, GA 30643
Reviewed 23 May 2016

My wife and I have camped in Townsend KOA for several years as we attend Old Timers Day festivities in Townsend. The campground and restroom facilities are superb. The manager and staff are the best. Over the years we have been very pleased. Highly recommend this campground.

Thank DonHartwell_GA30643
Lenoir City
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We have camped at the KOA many times. It has great camping spots for tents along the river. The staff here is very helpful and friendly. The bathhouse and other facilities are clean and spotless. I highly recommend This campground

1Thank tracyd908
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed in deluxe cabin 10, spotless, very cozy, grill, fire pit, this one was a studio, with double bed and a set of bunks, bathroom with hair dryer, small fridge even had a keurig, great get away for the week end, you can even order fire wood and they deliver for just over 5.00, really nice staff. Would recommend

2Thank Tim L
Umatilla, Florida
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I stayed in deluxe cabin #15 which is not on the river but very close to it. The cabin was very clean and had a lot of supplies I wasn't expecting including a hairdryer, shampoo, conditioner, body wash and dish soap. It was the perfect size, just enough. The campground staff were friendly and helpful.Even though the campground was full,...

2Thank locolizard
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

To attend a wedding I located in Walkabd this was a charming place to stay. I liked the little DC 3 cabin by the water. It's always great to rest by a lovely strewn. Rates were reasonable at about $125 per night with a bath, linens, a microwave and coffee machine. It was considered a deluxe cabin.

3Thank DoloresJacoby
Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I loved this camp group... We were planning to camp outside, but since it started to rain we decided to take a cabin... Such a fun experience... We took the deluxe cabin and my kids loved it... It was a small, cozy, comfy cabin... We enjoyed BBQing everything outside and loved how safe it was...My kids played in the playground...

1Thank AhlamBarwani
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as a stop on a camping road trip. Having never stayed at a KOA before now I'm impressed. The site is in quiet Townsend with all the views and none of the tourist traffic. Though if you want, Gatlingburg is a quick 40 minutes East through the park. The campground is clean and will maintained. The staff is...

1Thank Jessica E

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in what's known as "the peaceful side of the Smokies," the Townsend/Great Smokies KOA neighbors Cades Cove and the countless black bears, deer, plants and flowers that make their homes there. With the tranquil Little River hugging the property line, endless hiking trails weaving through the wooded tapestry surrounding the kampground and swinging bridges suspended nearby, each day at this KOA promises a new adventure. Nearby attractions like Dollywood, Tuckaleechee Caverns (a 25-million-year old cavern system) and miles of tubing and biking guarantee great fun for your vacation. On-site, visit the Little River Village restaurant for a batch of fudge, grab your tackle and cast your line and enjoy free wireless Internet during your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Townsend / Great Smokies KOA

Address: 8533 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882
Region: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
Number of rooms: 135
Also Known As:
Townsend / Great Smokies Koa Hotel Townsend
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“They need a category for campgrounds”
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“Stay in Cabins 1-6 if possible, pay more to get the view on the river!!!!!!!!!”
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“I would not request site 9.”
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“Deluxe cabins have a bathroom. Get one right on the water.”
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