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Island Drive Lodge

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The only bad thing was toilet was clogged an call 3 times hour later they came they need to leave a plunger in the room because crap happens. Over the price was right seems like a 3 star hotel which is ok were not a 5 star family so it was excitable.

This was my second time staying at this hotel. First time was a few months ago with my family and this time was with a friend. Both times were great. This hotel is located across the road from The Island which is a BIG plus. Price is very reasonable. Great staff and a good clean room. They also have LIVE Entertainment in their parking lot on the weekends. Would definitely reserve a room there again!

First off I did not get the hotel I booked. Second the hotel room was not what was pictured once I found out it wasn't the correct hotel. The jacuzzi tube had been patched , the jets were not working correctly. The main entry door was pried open at the bottom and you could see daylight from it. The door hindges were rusted. The bed was like sleeping on a board and the pillows were as flat as a small stack of towels.

I booked our room last year and got a great rate of $62 a night Friday and Saturday. I requested ground floor however when checking in I was told there where no more ground floor rooms so we took what we got and off to our room in the 2nd floor. When we got to our room it looked old and dated the TV stand/dresser was missing several draws. The bed was very squeaky all night every time someone rolled over you heard squeak, squeak. The next morning we went for breakfast it was terrible!! Very hard and cold biscuits even the bread was hard. I tried heating it up in the microwave but it was so dry I just threw it all away. The next morning we went to Denny's. A friend of ours stayed on the 3rd floor and said their room was just redone so if your staying sometime soon ask for a updated room. Over all great price for the location.

First time staying at this hotel and will definitely return. Price was excellent and the location to The Island was awesome! Hotel staff very friendly and nice. Rooms clean and beds very comfortable. Nice outdoor pool. Very pleased with our visit

It was great it needs a big place to eat the pool was nice I had a great time it was in a great location and the people were very friendly

Check in and out is fast, front desk personnel is nice. Breakfast not much choice but clean. Room ok not too clean, beds make noise when turn, not too comfortable. Good location.

Nice comfortable beds big room bathroom could be bigger

The hotel is nice, we stay each year. Room was nice, bed was harder than other rooms we have stayed in but we love the location staff and overall accommodations. Its one of the nicest places to stay, its quiet and safe.

Great hotel for the price! Awesome location! I would definitely stay here again!

Was worried after reading some reviews but what a pleasant surprise! Very nice staff, large clean room, great WiFi, extra towels and many pillows! Awesome location across the street from the Island and next door to a Friday's. A nice central location! We had a great four night stay and would recommend to everyone!

Staff was very friendly at check in. Clean bed, hot shower, great price. I'm happy!

Hotel is old.. needs updates. Our room was clean but the beds were so uncomfortable. You get what you pay for.

Clean, quiet & convenient location. However, the bathrooms are a bit small.

Very old but very clean. Good value and location. Directly across the street from the Island.

This hotel was worth the money as far as how cheap it was for a two night stay. I think they could update some of there rooms and clean a little better. Room had odor and first room the air did not get cold and shower filled up with bath water before shower even ended. We had to change rooms the next morning bur was a double instead of a king. The odor was terrible and the shape of the room was very bad. The front lobby was very nice and employees very friendly.

Great location, quiet for location. Room needs some TLC. Carpet fibers coming up, shower looked dirty. Ceiling looked moldy

Quiet hotel, very friendly staff, very clean rooms.

Dirty sheets on bed. Everything old. Too small area for breakfast. Nothing good to eat. No one keeping breakfast area clean

Staff was great! Everyone was very friendly and nice to talk to. They found out we were celebrating a birthday and gave us a complimentary appetizer for one of the restaurants there. Room was nice. Maybe a little outdated in style but I was there to have somewhere to sleep not to have something to look at. (; I would definitely recommend! Great price and great location!

2760 Parkway Pigeon Forge TN

Hotel highlights

  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Island Drive Lodge places you next to The Comedy Barn Theater and within a 5-minute walk of Rockin' Raceway Arcade. This motel has 136 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Pigeon Forge, the motel is also a short walk from Pigeon Forge Gem Mine and Lumberjack Feud.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast, served each morning from 7 AM to 9:30 AM.


Rooms

All of Island Drive Lodge's 136 air-conditioned rooms provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Other amenities include free local calls, ironing boards, and desks.


Property features

Island Drive Lodge features an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with tours/tickets and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, coffee/tea in a common area, and a computer station.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Double Room, 2 Queen Beds, Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Island Drive Lodge

Everyone (20) Couples (27) Business (1) Family (29) Other (2) Friends (6)
3

smokey mountain weekend

Everyone

The only bad thing was toilet was clogged an call 3 times hour later they came they need to leave a plunger in the room because crap happens. Over the price was right seems like a 3 star hotel which is ok were not a 5 star family so it was excitable.

By , from Cincinnati on Oct 22, 2017

5

awesome experience

Everyone

This was my second time staying at this hotel. First time was a few months ago with my family and this time was with a friend. Both times were great. This hotel is located across the road from The Island which is a BIG plus. Price is very reasonable. Great staff and a good clean room. They also have LIVE Entertainment in their parking lot on the weekends. Would definitely reserve a room there again!

By , from Pearisburg Virginia on Oct 10, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 14, 2017

Thank you so much for being a loyal repeat guest. We appreciate your five star review and hope to see you again soon!

2

not what i booked.

Everyone
jacuzzi main doof hindges

First off I did not get the hotel I booked. Second the hotel room was not what was pictured once I found out it wasn't the correct hotel. The jacuzzi tube had been patched , the jets were not working correctly. The main entry door was pried open at the bottom and you could see daylight from it. The door hindges were rusted. The bed was like sleeping on a board and the pillows were as flat as a small stack of towels.

By , from Tennessee on Oct 5, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 14, 2017

I am so sorry you were unhappy with your recent visit. We will have maintenance address these issues immediately and thank you for your feedback.

3

great price and location! the hotel needs updated.

Everyone

I booked our room last year and got a great rate of $62 a night Friday and Saturday. I requested ground floor however when checking in I was told there where no more ground floor rooms so we took what we got and off to our room in the 2nd floor. When we got to our room it looked old and dated the TV stand/dresser was missing several draws. The bed was very squeaky all night every time someone rolled over you heard squeak, squeak. The next morning we went for breakfast it was terrible!! Very hard and cold biscuits even the bread was hard. I tried heating it up in the microwave but it was so dry I just threw it all away. The next morning we went to Denny's. A friend of ours stayed on the 3rd floor and said their room was just redone so if your staying sometime soon ask for a updated room. Over all great price for the location.

By , from georgia on Aug 31, 2017

Review comment responded on Sep 24, 2017

Thank you so much for writing such a detailed review. Your comments are very helpful and we apologize that the biscuits were not tasty.

5

great hotel with an amazing location to the island

Everyone

First time staying at this hotel and will definitely return. Price was excellent and the location to The Island was awesome! Hotel staff very friendly and nice. Rooms clean and beds very comfortable. Nice outdoor pool. Very pleased with our visit

By , from Pearisburg Virginia on Aug 25, 2017

Review comment responded on Aug 30, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are so happy to receive your five star review and truly appreciate your comments. Please come see us again soon!

5
Everyone

It was great it needs a big place to eat the pool was nice I had a great time it was in a great location and the people were very friendly

By on Aug 23, 2017

Review comment responded on Aug 30, 2017

Thank you so much for staying with us during your recent visit to Pigeon Forge. We love the great five stars you gave us and will share your positive feedback with our team!

3

little get away

Families

Check in and out is fast, front desk personnel is nice. Breakfast not much choice but clean. Room ok not too clean, beds make noise when turn, not too comfortable. Good location.

By , from Chicago on Jun 29, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 13, 2017

Thanks for choosing your hotel for your getaway. We appreciate your comments and your business!

5

nice hotel close to were we were eating out

Everyone

Nice comfortable beds big room bathroom could be bigger

By on Dec 27, 2016

4

relaxing weekend

Everyone

The hotel is nice, we stay each year. Room was nice, bed was harder than other rooms we have stayed in but we love the location staff and overall accommodations. Its one of the nicest places to stay, its quiet and safe.

By on Nov 29, 2016

5

very satisfied!

Everyone

Great hotel for the price! Awesome location! I would definitely stay here again!

By , from Sanatoga, PA on Nov 24, 2016