A Downtown Gatlinburg, TN Hotel

The Black Bear Inn & Suites Is a Cut Above The Rest!

Welcome to the Black Bear Inn & Suites, formerly the Clarion Inn & Suites, one of the premier hotels in Gatlinburg, TN, where our rooms and suites offer stunning panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountains from your private balcony. But the views are just the beginning. We’re located in downtown Gatlinburg on the Parkway and only 200 yards from the entrance to the country’s most popular national park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Let the beauty of nature inspire and relax you. No other place clears the head and invigorates the spirit quite like the Great Smoky Mountains.

With so much to do in Gatlinburg, you don’t want to miss out on some of our favorite restaurants and attractions!

Black Bear Inn and Suites is located close to all kinds of restaurants, attractions, shopping and fun things to do in Gatlinburg. Since we have such a great location, there’s a lot of great places to visit that are within walking distance to our hotel.

Take a look at all of our favorite things to do in the area and learn more about which attractions are located closest to us!

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Start planning your Gatlinburg vacation!

Our hotel is great for any type of vacation! We know you’re looking to keep the cost affordable and still have a great vacation. With us, you won’t lose any of the great amenities – plus we offer affordable rates to make your vacation even better.

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We’re the best hotel in Gatlinburg for groups and events!

Our hotel in Gatlinburg is great for groups, business retreats, weddings, events and more! No matter what type of vacation you’re looking for, we have the best accommodations in the area. Our meeting and event facilities have plenty of space to make any ceremony or event a success.

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What Our Guests are Saying

Our guests love staying with us at Black Bear Inn and Suites! Read the testimonials below to find out what they love most about our Gatlinburg hotel.