7 Interesting Facts About Our Pigeon Forge Hotel You Didn’t Know
The Inn on the River is a special hotel for many reasons, including it is one of the few hotels in Pigeon Forge located on the river. In fact, this Pigeon Forge hotel has suites with private balconies that view the beautiful running river water and all of the wildlife that surrounds it. However, that’s not all it has. You might be surprised when you hear some more interesting facts about the Inn. Take a look below, and find out.
1. It didn’t start out as the Inn on the River.
Believe it or not, our Pigeon Forge hotel started out as a franchise in a chain of popular hotels. Almost 20 years later, three local business men purchased the hotel and renamed it. The name it received then was short lived as the owners wanted to give the hotel it’s own unique identity. That was when it became the Inn on the River as it is known today.
2. It’s on the city’s trolley route.
If you are looking for a Pigeon Forge hotel that is convenient to all of the best places to eat, shop and stay entertained, the Inn on the River is an excellent choice. Not only is it located on the parkway right in the middle of everything, but it is also on the city’s trolley route. This means that you can enjoy your entire vacation without having to drive. You can use the city’s trolley to navigate around Pigeon Forge, and the best part is that it is budget friendly.
3. It has been upgraded to be more environmentally green.
Recently, the hotel has made many upgrades to almost all areas within it. Every room at the Inn on the River is equipped with energy efficient lighting to save electricity. It also has a brand new roof, recycling system, guest room cooling and heating units and additional landscaping. It has been given the Bronze award for Greenleaders by Tripadvisor.
4. It has a meeting room for special events.
Our Pigeon Forge hotel features a 24’ by 25’ meeting room where any event can be held. The meeting room includes a wet bar, bathroom and storage, perfect additions for a special occasion. Some examples of events held in the meeting room include: wedding receptions, sports banquets, family reunions and corporate outings.
5. It is a winner of Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellence.
The Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award is given to hotels that are consistent in getting outstanding reviews from it’s guests on their Tripadvisor page. We are proud to say that not only has the Inn on the River received the Certificate of Excellence, but it is also ranked within the top 5 hotels in Pigeon Forge out of over 90 competitors.
6. The lobby has a complementary charging station for electronics.
Another unique and interesting item we have at the Inn on the River is a charging station. This charging station is for all guests and visitors at the Pigeon Forge hotel to use for their electronic devices. We know how hard it can be if you forget to travel with your charger, so we made it more convenient for you by adding our charging station to the lobby.
7. All rooms have a Keurig coffee maker.
Rather than providing you with an original plain coffee maker, we decided to upgrade all coffee makers in every room to a Keurig. Instead of having to pour coffee grinds into the top of your maker, all you have to do is pop in a Keurig cup and add water. A nice aspect to the Keurig is that it doesn’t just make coffee, there are cups available for tea, hot chocolate, espresso and more.
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