Chalet - Rating 4.8 (51)

Bear Paw


Bedroom 2 bedrooms
Bathroom 2 bathrooms
Guests 4 guests
Pets Not Allowed Pets Not Allowed

Description Description
THIS GATLINBURG CABIN RENTAL FEATURES:

* Located near downtown Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and Ober Mountain Resort

* Free Dollywood ticket with every reservation

* Gorgeous mountain view

* Indoor sauna

* Wood-burning fireplace

* Large hot tub and gas grill on deck

* Two king bedrooms

Welcome to Bear Paw, a cozy vacation rental retreat nestled on Ski Mountain in Gatlinburg. This two-bedroom Gatlinburg cabin rental is a perfect romantic getaway or family escape. The one-level home is an especially great option for those with young children, or guests with specific accessibility needs. It only requires three stairs to access the entry via the deck, and no stairs once inside.

Inside, the inviting great room features beautiful wood floors and plush furnishings, including recliners. Watch your favorite team on the TV (we’ve got cable!) while enjoying the warmth and coziness of the crackling fireplace. The charming dining area is perfect for meals, games, or puzzles, and the fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops is a culinary dream.

As you head down the hallway, you’ll find a refreshing guest bathroom with a sauna, along with two king bedrooms, each with a TV. One bedroom even has its own ensuite bathroom and a stacked washer/dryer.

Step outside to the deck for breathtaking mountain views, a sizzling grill, and a soothing hot tub, perfect for unwinding after a long day spent in the Smokies.

Guests of this Gatlinburg chalet rental have access to three clubhouses, the closest to Bear Paw being the S. Baden Clubhouse, which has a large outdoor pool, changing rooms/showers, shuffleboard, horseshoes, a playground, tennis courts, a gym, and a game room with billiards, ping pong, foosball, checkers/chess, and video games.

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Enjoy FREE FUN every day at Mountain Laurel Chalets! Our exclusive guest concierge service, powered by Xplorie, provides complimentary tickets to top attractions like Dollywood, Soaky Mountain Waterpark, and SkyLift Park for each day of your stay. Plus, our concierge can assist you in booking any additional tickets you may need, at no extra charge. Discover more at Xplorie.com/fun/laurel.


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Amenities 15 Amenities
Fireplace
  • Woodburning Fireplace
General
  • Bed Linens/ Bath Towels
  • Communal Pool
  • Cookware
  • Deck - uncovered
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • Gas Grill
  • Golf
  • High Speed Internet/WiFi
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Romantic
  • Sauna
Location
  • Gatlinburg
View
  • Mountain View

Reviews Rating 4.8 (51) Reviews
Rating 5
I love Bear Paw!
I love Bear Paw. Such a cute cabin and it overlooks Gatlinburg so you can see all the beautiful lights. King size beds and even a sauna. Can’t say enough about it
Kathy T - Posted: 4/19/2024
Rating 5
Just perfect for couples
Bear Paw is just perfect for couples seeking solitude and respite from the already hot & humid South Alabama. Bear Paw has an amazing view, comfortable beds, Rachael Ray kitchen utensils and decor, great gas grill, wood burning fireplace! We’ve had wildlife visitors each spring, admired from a safe distance and the mountain laurel surrounding the cabin is especially beautiful from the hot tub.
Kathy M - Posted: 4/19/2024
Come back again soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Posted: 4/19/2024
Rating 5
Very clean and welcoming
Very clean and welcoming! Great location with multiple bear sightings near the cabin!
Audrey W - Posted: 1/5/2024
Rating 5
Amazing View, Secluded Cabin!
I didn't really understand why we had to stop by the office to pick up an envelope containing the keypad entry code as opposed to it being emailed but nonetheless the cabin was great. The cleaning checkout guidelines were very vague and there was not an outside trash can to put the garbage from the house in so we gathered everything and out it with the kitchen trash can. The view was amazing and the short ride to town but the seclusion of the cabin was wonderful.
Ashley R. - Posted: 10/20/2023
We like guests to check in at the office so we can personally welcome you to town, but if you'd prefer to skip a trip there next time, just let us know! As long as the home as a keyless entry option, we'll be glad to send your check-in info electronically!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Our stay was awesome!
Our stay was awesome. We traveled from Ohio and management couldn’t have been better! We will be back
Jeremy C. - Posted: 10/6/2023
Rating 5
Great cabin!
Great Cabin. Driveway is steep. Hard to see traffic when pulling out.
Larry R. - Posted: 9/18/2023
Rating 5
Would highly recommend!
Making reservations was simple. Check-in went smoothly and the registration staff were very friendly and helpful. Had some issues with keyless entry code but that was resolved remotely and quickly with only a phone call to the office. Our first view of the chalet was breathtaking; the "real thing"" was so much better than the online photos. The rooms were large
Michael S. - Posted: 8/21/2023
well furnished and cozy. The bear theme throughout had us hoping we'd see bears during our stay and we were not disappointed as a Mama bear and her four cubs made their way past one of our bedroom windows mid-day on our second day there. The kitchen had all the essentials for us to create stay-in meals whenever we wanted and dining on the deck was an added bonus. The mountain views and morning sunrises from the deck added a very special touch. The hot tub was a welcome treat at the end of the day and we used the step-stool from the back closet to help our ""old"" bodies get in safely. Loved the reflective lighting in the bedrooms and the skylight in the second bathroom; kept the cozy feel of the place. And the views from the windows help remind us that we were ""in the mountains"" as the hillside and trees came right up to the foundation. Mattress and pillow comfort as well as the adjustable heating/air-conditioning controls lead to perfect nights of sleep. We struggled with the ""smart"" features of the TV's and ""Alexa"" since we don't have either in our everyday lives. Gave up on ""Alexa"" when she couldn't play ""music from the 80's"" so we just told her to ""go to sleep"". Found out the TV issue was NOT US and after calling the office someone was up within a couple of hours to repair and change the batteries and access codes on all three TV's. We had too many other mountain things planned for the stay so the TV was not a priority
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Perfect for our weekend!
Laura G. - Posted: 7/1/2023
Rating 4
Second stay!
Second stay in this cabin. Little tree trimming would make mountain view excellent. If you want to see bears, this is the place for you. Overall we were well pleased and will be looking forward to our next trip.
Chad Hudson - Posted: 4/29/2023
Rating 5
Very cozy!
This was the first time that we stayed at Bear Paw. We loved the cabin and the wonderful view. It was very cozy. We will definitely be back.
Candace Donohue - Posted: 3/10/2023
Rating 5
Awesome
Nice cozy cabin ! Really enjoyed our week ! Mt Laurel is awesome !
Roger Jude - Posted: 2/23/2023
Rating 5
Never disappoints
We enjoyed our stay at Bear Paw, the kitchen had everything you could ask for when making a meals, very clean & in a great location, just wished we could’ve seen some bears (from the deck) Overall, great visit! Mountain Laurel Chalets you don’t disappoint!!
Patricia Parker - Posted: 2/9/2023
Rating 5
Bear Paw
We absolutely love Mtn. Laurel Chalets and will continue to come back when planning a trip to Gatlinburg, we have stayed in several of your chalets/cabins and are NEVER disappointed! Always clean and this cabin had everything we needed. Loved the view! Will be back again!! Thank you!!
Patty and Dan Parker - Posted: 2/1/2023
Rating 5
Return Customer. Great personalized customer service!
Overall, the good quality I've come to expect from Mountain Laurel Chalets. If I could suggest one improvement, it would be to somehow simplify the "multi-remote"" issue for the TVs. "
Stevan P. - Posted: 9/18/2022
Rating 5
Bear Paw
We had a great stay in Bear Paw. The home was very clean and perfect for our family of 4. We enjoyed the Mountain Views while staying there. We seen 5 bears. One day we seen a bear outside in the driveway and later found out it was on our truck because we had bear paws all over the bed of our truck. Hence the name of the home! One bed frame in the room to the right needs to be replaced. It would squeak a lot when you moved. Also, we couldn’t get the tv to work in the other room. Other than that, we enjoyed our stay.
Brandy B. - Posted: 6/25/2022
We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Bear Paw, it really is the perfect place to enjoy a mountain getaway! We always want to exceed the expectations of our guests, so we appreciate any request on how to improve our guests stay! It would be great to see you back with us soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Bear Paw
What can we say, we absolutely love Bear Paw!!!! We have stayed at Bear Paw before and loved it so much, that we had to come back!! Mountain Laurel does a fantastic job as always, the chalet was very clean, friendly staff, and everything was just perfect! The chalet and the view is amazing and our stay was so awesome and we didn’t want to leave. We also love the new railing on the deck. Thank you again for another memorable, relaxing, and fun vacation! We will be back to visit Bear Paw again soon!!
Christine M. - Posted: 6/1/2022
Hi Christine! We are so glad to hear that your return to Bear Paw was so good that you didn't want to leave, that means so much! Thank you for being a loyal part of the Mountain Laurel Chalet family! We look forward to hosting you and your family again soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Bear Paw
Great place with everything needed for relaxing vacation.
Anonymous - Posted: 5/26/2022
Yes! Bear Paw is a fantastic little chalet that is perfect for anyone's mountain stay. We always want to give our guests everything that they would need for their stay with us, and we always love to be good stewards of them. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much, and we hope to see you back with us soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Excellent as always
What more can be said that I haven't said before. Third time we have stayed here and it is so perfect for us.
Housekeeping always does a bang up job as well as Mt Laurel Chalets. Hubby and I have back issues and I can't do stairs. It is perfect for that situation. I think the only thing I would recommend to the owners would be to put a hand held shower head in the big shower so if someone is a little challenged they could take a shower sitting down. I expect at some point to have to do that and would love to continue coming down and using only Bear Paw and that would be a huge plus. We love the recliners so please don't ever change that. Thank you for renting your home to us oldies. We appreciate your special attention and touches.
Mary S. - Posted: 5/13/2022
Thank you Mary! We are so glad that you have loved Bear Paw enough to stay there three times, and look forward to having you stay with us again. It is our guests like you who help to make this company feel like a family! Bear Paw is a great chalet that is beautifully decorated with a fantastic view, and it is great to hear that it works so well for you and your husband!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
HEAVEN MADE
IT WAS INCREDIBLE. HAD A VIEW OF DOWNTOWN GATLINBURG AND WAS EASY TO GET TO THE CABIN. IT WAS CLOSE TO EVERYTHING WE WANT TO SEE AND DO. EVEN SAW A BEAR IN THE DRIVE ON THE FIRST NIGHT THERE.
Kathy T. - Posted: 4/17/2022
Yes! Bear Paw is in a fantastic location that allows you to enjoy all of the exciting downtown action, while also giving you a beautiful view of downtown when at the cabin. We love the comforting environment inside that allows you to relax with the family after a day of being out and about. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope to see you again soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Beautiful and Peaceful
How can I explain God wonderfully made beauty. This was a wonder getaway to start my marriage.
Anonymous - Posted: 4/14/2022
We are so glad that you enjoyed the beautiful view that the Bear Paw chalet has to offer! Bear paw has a comforting atmosphere that is perfect for families, old or new. Mountain Laurel is so glad that you decided to start off your marriage with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Getaway
My wife and I wanted a small getaway for the weekend. The view was amazing along with the cabin. We are definitely going back!
William L. - Posted: 2/4/2022
It is fantastic to hear that you all are planning to visit us again! At Mountain Laurel we always want our customers to feel like family, and to exceed their expectations, and we love every opportunity to do so! Bear Paw is a fantastic location to enjoy a mountain getaway with family. We cannot wait to have you all with us again.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Winter getaway
We arrived soon after a snowstorm, but Gatlinburg City crews had treated the roads and Mountain Laurel Chalets had treated the driveway.
We enjoyed the gas grill, the sauna, the wood burning fireplace, etc. very much!
Our chalet was ver comfortable, homey, and had everything we needed in the kitchen.
We were very pleased and plan to return to Bear Paw some day.
Tom and Akiko
Thomas T. - Posted: 1/7/2022
Bear Paw is a fantastic chalet to enjoy after a fresh snowstorm! It has all the amenities you need to enjoy your time in the smokies. We always want to make sure that our houses are prepared for our guests, especially when driving conditions may not be ideal. It is great to hear that you will be returning, we look forward to that day!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 4
New Year Stay
Very Good. The only issue was the living room furniture. It was completely worn out and very uncomfortable. I would not recommend until the furniture has been replaced.
Anonymous - Posted: 12/30/2021
Rating 4
Thanksgiving Stay
We enjoyed our stay at Bear Paw, and would consider renting again. The only drawback to this property was the living room furniture. The sofa had reclining chairs which was a good/bad thing. The reclining aspect was nice, but it was uncomfortable laying crosswise due to the hard bars dividing the seating sections. If you were here in the summer doing lots of outdoor activities this would be a non-issue. However, we were spending the week enjoying family time, watching movies, etc, so this was a bit of a drawback for us. Otherwise the property was very private, the hottub was hot, the beds were comfortable, and the view was beautiful!
Anonymous - Posted: 11/21/2021
Rating 4
Very nice chalet which has been updated
This chalet was very nice with no surprises. The kitchen was very well equipped for the average cook. Very clean and nicely appointed. My wife and I have used Mountain Laurel Chalets for many years and have never been disappointed.
Jon P. - Posted: 10/28/2021
Thank you Jon, we always love having you when you stay with us! Bear Paw is a great chalet to stay in if you are looking for a cozy, relaxing vacation. We look forward to your next stay!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Bear Paw
Had a great time, saw bears everyday. Nice view and comfortable chalet. Driveway was a challenge for a full size pickup truck (tight turn), but chalet parking area was great. I would give positive recommendations for the chalet.
Wayne W. - Posted: 10/14/2021
Thank you Wayne! It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your time at Bear Paw, it is a fantastic chalet with a great homey feel to it. We would love to have you back with us soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Bear Paw
The view was awesome! Great accommodations. Very clean and well equipped. Friendly and helpful staff. Planning on staying there again.
Anonymous - Posted: 10/6/2021
Thank you Nancy, you have just described exactly why it is so great to stay with us at Mountain Laurel! We love to be good stewards of our guests, and we always want to treat them like family!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Ultimate cabin stay
This was one of the best cabins we have stayed at. The location was amazing and you could see the mountains through your window and from the deck. It was absolutely clean and spotless. It is spacious. We were a party of 2 adults and 2 kids and were really comfortable. The location is perfect and you are in Gatlinburg and yet away from the crowd. The property management was very responsive and helpful.
The drive to the property is pretty steep but you get used to it pretty quick.
We would be staying here again for sure on our next visit.
Suraj Pal S. - Posted: 8/7/2021
Bear Paw is a great chalet, and we are so glad that yo were able to enjoy it! We agree that the location is great, it allows you to enjoy Gatlinburg, but also feel so far away in the mountains. We always want to be very responsive to our guests, and make sure that we are helping them in any way we can! We look forward to having you back at Bear Paw for your next visit.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
We loved Bear Paw!!
We absolutely loved our stay at Bear Paw!!! The view was amazing and the chalet was super clean! We had daily visits from bears. We had a bobcat walk up the driveway one evening. The squirrels and birds would visit the railing on the deck looking for some bread. The comical squirrels would even bunt their head against the chalet glass door to the deck letting you know they were there. We also had a shy sweet tabby cat that would stop by daily looking for some goodies. We sure do miss seeing all these furry and feathered guys!! :) We have stayed with MLC for many years and there is a good reason for that, they are the BEST!! Thank you so much for another awesome vacation!! Also the owners have done incredible work on this chalet, thank you for sharing your beautiful home!! We would love to stay again at Bear Paw!!!
Christine M. - Posted: 6/2/2021
Thank you so much for your review Christine! It sounds like you all got to really enjoy the wildlife around Bear Paw. We are so glad that you have continued to stay with us for so long, it is guests like you who really help this company to feel like a family. We look forward to your next stay with us!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
We loved Bear Paw!!!!
We absolutely loved Bear Paw!! The view was amazing!!! We have stayed with MLC for many years and there is a reason for that, they are the BEST!! The chalet was very clean. We had daily visits from some furry friends. The highlight was a momma bear and her three cubs that stopped by on two different days and she nursed them by the deck one day and the other day in the driveway of the chalet. We also had a bobcat walk up the driveway one night and then we also had some funny spoiled squirrels and birds that came by the deck railing looking for some bread crumbs. One squirrel even bunted his head against the glass door to the deck to let you know he was there. Also a shy little tabby cat would stop by looking for goodies, sweet little thing. Thank you to Mountain Laurel for another amazing vacation and also to the owners for sharing their beautiful home, they have done an incredible with the work on the chalet. We recommend MLC to everyone and we would love to stay at Bear Paw again!!!
Christine Miller - Posted: 6/1/2021
Rating 5
We love Bear Paw!!
We absolutely loved our stay at Bear Paw!! The view is amazing and the chalet was very clean! We had daily bear visits, including a mama bear that stopped by on two different days and nursed her three little cubs beside a tree by the deck and also at the top of the driveway to the chalet. We also saw a bobcat walk up the driveway one evening. The squirrels and birds would visit the railing on the deck daily looking for bread crumbs. The squirrels were so comical and would come up and bunt their head against the glass door to let you know that they were there. Also there is a sweet shy tabby cat that would stop by each day looking for some goodies. We sure miss all our furry and feathered friends there! :) We have stayed with Mountain Laurel for many years and that is because they are the BEST!!!! Thank you for another amazing vacation and thanks to the home owners for sharing their beautiful home, they have done great work on it! We recommend MLC to everyone and we would definitely love to come back to stay at Bear Paw again!
Christine Miller - Posted: 6/1/2021
Rating 5
Bear paw doesn't disappoint
This is our 2nd time in Bear paw but this time with Mt Laurel. Much better than last with Vrbo. Housekeeping does a fantastic job. Kitchen is fully stocked to cook there. Trimming was done so a better view. We are of the older generation so it's nice to have everything on one level including the ramp in...only 3 steps up to the ramp. Washer dryer a great plus. Only suggestion we would make is for safety reasons. Leaving out at bottom of driveway BE VERY CAREFUL. It's hard to see anything coming around that blind curve on your left. One of those mirrors we've seen on other curves would be excellent there. We actually came close to being hit one morning. Otherwise we would definitely stay there again and not hesitate to use Mt Laurel to rent from.
Mary S. - Posted: 5/20/2021
Thank you so much for your review Mary! It is great to hear that you loved your stay at Bear Paw, and that you enjoyed renting from us at Mountain Laurel. We always want to provide our guests with a smooth experience, and exceed their expectations. The single level plan of Bear Paw allows it to be enjoyed by people of all ages. The roads are a little daunting, and we are sorry to hear that you all almost got hit. We are glad to hear that you would stay here again, and we look forward to that day!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Great Cabin.
Overall experience was great. Tbe cabin was very clean , and stocked with kitchen essentials. The view was great as well. The only negative is the very steep Driveway. Other than That, > would highly recommend this cabin. Loved the stay!
Prince G. - Posted: 5/18/2021
It is great to hear that you enjoyed bear paw, we always want our chalets to be of the best standards, and to be stocked with everything that is essential to your mountain vacation! We know the driveway can be a little intimidating, but the stay at the chalet is definitely worth it. We hope to see you back soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Excellent
Excellent
Pratik S. - Posted: 5/8/2021
Thanks for the review and we hope to see you again in the mountains.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Spring Trip
Unit was very clean too the point that you noticed it when you first entered. Changed rental companies for this trip and was not disappointed.
Anonymous - Posted: 4/30/2021
Rating 5
Spring Trip
Unit was very clean too the point that you noticed it when you first entered. Changed rental companies for this trip and was not disappointed.
Chad H. - Posted: 4/30/2021
Thank you Chad! We have a great cleaning crew, and we always make sure that the houses are cleaned for our guests, in order to exceed their expectations. At Mountain Laurel we always want to give our guests the best experience possible, and to be good stewards of them. We are so glad to hear that you all enjoyed your stay with us, and we would absolutely love to have you back with us soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Bear Paw is worth the drive up Ski Mountain
We really enjoyed our stay in Bear Paw during the last week in April 2021. The chalet has been nicely furnished abd updated with granite counters in the kitchen and both bathrooms, and the hardwood flooring throughout the living and dining areas is beautiful. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need to prepare meals—just bring the food and you’re all set. Seating in the living room is comfortable but for tv viewing, it is limited to a sofa. Just some suggestions ... There is a recliner in a corner and it would be nice to rearrange a bit so the tv could be seen from it. Printed instructions for operating the main TV and the TVs in the bedrooms would be helpful, and a printed TV guide would be nice to have, as well. Some board games, books, DVDs, etc., would also be a nice touch.

The drive up to the chalet is quite steep in spots, but it’s doable and you get used to it after the first trip up. After all, you’ve got to climb a little bit to get to what most of us come to Gatlinburg for, the panoramic views of the mountains. Bear Paw certainly did not disappoint in that regard! It’s a very nice cozy, one-level chalet that would perfect for two couples or a small family. We’d be happy to stay there again!
Anonymous - Posted: 4/26/2021
Thanks for the review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Bear Paw. The view from the deck is both relaxing and beautiful, so the steep drive is definitely worth it and quite manageable, just trust your car to get you there. We discovered a remote was missing for the living room television and got a replacement, so that may have contributed to your difficulty with operating the TV in the living room. The chalet is new to our program and was recently updated and the hot tub deck has been replaced as well. The homeowner also has plans to replace the railings so the view can be enjoyed from a seated position. We appreciate your other suggestions and hope you will call us again soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Great stay
My husband and I had a great stay. Rooms were comfortable and view was wonderful. Road and driveway can be tough for anyone not comfortable with twisting roads and heights!
Anonymous - Posted: 4/17/2021
Yes! Bear Paw is a fantastic place for your relaxing mountain vacation! We know the roads can be a little intimidating, but the view you get from the chalet is absolutely worth it. It is great to know that you and your husband had a great stay, we hope to see you back soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Great stay
My husband and I had a great stay. Rooms were comfortable and view was wonderful. Road and driveway can be tough for anyone not comfortable with twisting roads and heights!
Jeanne F. - Posted: 4/17/2021
Yes! Bear Paw is a fantastic place for your relaxing mountain vacation! We know the roads can be a little intimidating, but the view you get from the chalet is absolutely worth it. It is great to know that you and your husband had a great stay, we hope to see you back soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 2
Bear Paw
The chalet's view was beautiful! We were disappointed with the condition of the chalet. The deck is rotten with holes, the bathrooms are very outdated with mold in the showers, and the chalet doesn't have a clean look at all! The driveway is very steep and we can't imagine being able to get up it in the winter! We enjoyed our trip but disappointed with the chalet.
Clifford R. - Posted: 4/13/2021
Thanks for the review and we appreciate your comments very much. We regret the chalet did not meet your expectations and are taking steps to prevent that from happening with future guests of Bear Paw. Maintenance has inspected the deck and found one board with a weak spot in it, which they replaced. The owner will be replacing the entire deck as soon as rentals allow. Housekeeping will address the mold in the showers and go through the rest of the house as well. The driveway does have an incline, which is typical of homes on the mountain, but we take the steepness into consideration when we accept a house on our program and turn down anything we view as hazardous. If you are not used to mountain roads and driveways, it takes a few times driving them to adjust, but all roads on Ski Mountain are paved and two lane. Snow in winter is another story and we do a lot of scraping and salting of driveways. We hope you will consider staying with us again and enjoy the beauty of our area.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Great Place for Two Couples
We've stayed at this chalet several times. This was our first stay with Mountain Laurel as the management company. The upgrades were very nice. Glad the carpet is gone in living and dining areas. The view was great in March. In August, the view is somewhat blocked from the tall trees. It would be nice if they were trimmed back some. Overall, it is a great place to stay, private but can be downtown in just a few minutes. We love this place!
rhonda b. - Posted: 3/24/2021
Welcome Back! We are thrilled to have added this beautiful chalet to our program and our guests are loving it! The new wood flooring and bedroom furniture are recent additions and were an excellent improvements. The homeowner has thought of everthing when furnishing the house, so you will want for nothing, except one more day. We hope to see you back soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
A wonderful week in the mountains
We looked to rent a cabin that had 3 things-a view, a fireplace, and a hot tub. This cabin had all three and was very clean as well as the utensils in the kitchen that you would need.
John L. - Posted: 3/16/2021
John, that sounds like a home run to us! So glad we could provide the perfect vacaton spot for you. We love to hear that we have exceeded our guests expectations! Give us a call the next time you need to getaway.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Best View Ever!!
Check in was easy breezy. As soon as we arrived I jumped out of the truck to take a pic of the view...Breathless!!! Once we entered, the chalet was clean, cozy, and loaded with everything you need. The linen was clean and fresh. We enjoyed the sauna, and the hot tub at night was icing on the cake. It was clean and hot and clean. �� Everything was everything!! Book this place if you are looking for a private stay, with an amazing view. You will be happy you took my advice��
shermelle m. - Posted: 2/25/2021
Shermelle, we are happy to hear you found the perfect place for your Smoky Mountain getaway. Bear Paw is new to our program and the owner has made many improvements which our guests are loving! We hope you can return soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Amazing
Can’t return to this cabin, it was so amazing!! Loved it!!!
Catherine R. - Posted: 2/18/2021
We are glad to hear you had an amazing stay at Bear Paw. We appreciate you taking the time to fill our the review and hope to see you back soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Amazing
It was simply amazing..from the view on the deck or in the hot tub after hiking up a mountain in the snow. I cannot wait to go back next year
Anonymous - Posted: 1/18/2021
Thanks for the review and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time at Bear Paw. The cabin is a great place to unwind after a day full of adventure. Just in the hot tub to soak sore muscles, or enjoy your own private happy hour on the deck with a view of the mountains in the background. We cannot wait to see you back again!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Amazing
It was simply amazing..from the view on the deck or in the hot tub after hiking up a mountain in the snow. I cannot wait to go back next year
Anonymous - Posted: 1/18/2021
Thanks for the review and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time at Bear Paw. The cabin is a great place to unwind after a day full of adventure. Just in the hot tub to soak sore muscles, or enjoy your own private happy hour on the deck with a view of the mountains in the background. We cannot wait to see you back again!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Winter rental
This was certainly one of the best cabin stays we had. The place is perfect for a family of 4 or two couples. The cabin had everything we needed and more than enough kitchenware. The location is perfect but note the driveway is steep. You definitely need 4 wheel drive or tire chains if there’s snow. Mt. Laurel Chalets is an excellent management company and they went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable.
Anonymous - Posted: 12/28/2020
Thanks for the review and we are glad you enjoyed your time in the Smokies. We appreciate your comments as will future guests of Bear Paw, especially the comments about the driveway. It is paved with plenty of room at the top, but if there is snow, it could be slick on the steep spots. We hope to see you again soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Winter rental
This was certainly one of the best cabin stays we had. The place is perfect for a family of 4 or two couples. The cabin had everything we needed and more than enough kitchenware. The location is perfect but note the driveway is steep. You definitely need 4 wheel drive or tire chains if there’s snow. Mt. Laurel Chalets is an excellent management company and they went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable.
Anonymous - Posted: 12/28/2020
Thanks for the review and we are glad you enjoyed your time in the Smokies. We appreciate your comments as will future guests of Bear Paw, especially the comments about the driveway. It is paved with plenty of room at the top, but if there is snow, it could be slick on the steep spots. We hope to see you again soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Bear Paw Chalet
Bear Paw was a cozy chalet that was perfect for my wife and two teenagers. We loved it! Beautiful view, had snow and sunshine while there. We enjoyed the sauna and hot tub. We have stayed in many cabins in Gatlinburg but this is our favorite. Mountain Laurel great to deal with. Look forward to coming back!
Mark B. - Posted: 12/16/2020
Thank you for the great review and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Bear Paw. The amenities and size are perfect for two couplease or a small family. We hope you are able to return to the mountains soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Absolutely BREATHTAKING
We stayed in Bear Paw this past week for our second trip to Gatlinburg. The view was absolutely amazing and the cabin was beautiful and clean. The staff was great and we were very well taken care of! The cabin was super close to town but just far enough to have a breathtaking view of both the mountains and town. Though we did not see any bears this trip, we cannot wait to come back and stay with Mount Laurel again!
EMILY G. - Posted: 12/5/2020
Thank you Emily! We enjoyed having you!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Great time in Gatlinburg!
My sister and I took a last minute trip to Gatlinburg and rented Bear Paws for our stay. The house was perfect!! The driveway was a little scary, but do-able. The view of the mountains from the house was spectacular. I would definitely rent this house again.
Hope R. - Posted: 10/30/2020
We just took this house on our program, so you were the very first guests! We are delighted to hear you had a great stay and the house was perfect for you. If you aren't used to driving in the mountains, I'm sure the driveway was a bit scary, but I'll also guess it got easier every time. We look forward to having you back with us soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
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