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THIS GATLINBURG CABIN RENTAL FEATURES:

* Located near downtown Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park

* Free ticket to Dollywood for each day of the reservation

* Member of our Luxury Linen Program, featuring high-end bedding and pillows

* The original family home of Mountain Laurel Chalets’s founders, Dot and Ralph Egli

* A 100 Collection™ luxury property

* Sprawling yard space with a fire pit, hot tub, and kids’ playhouse

* Lower level theater and game rooms

* Incredible long-range views, with Mt. LeConte front and center

* Seven king bedrooms, plus three twin-over-twin bunk beds

Welcome to Smoky Mountain Memories, a majestic seven-bedroom/eight-bathroom Gatlinburg cabin rental that sleeps up to 20 guests. This sprawling 100 Collection™ property is loaded with amenities, and it offers ample space and long-range views. SMM is the former residence of Dot and Ralph Egli, the founder of Mountain Laurel Chalets. This home has been painstakingly transformed into a retreat that honors the Egli family legacy and provides the finest in vacation living.

Upon entering the property’s main level, guests will immediately feel a warm sense of welcome. To the left, a spacious sitting area sets a peaceful mood, offering a direct view of Mt. LeConte beyond the windows. A large fully-stocked kitchen is situated to the right, and it has everything you need to prepare large meals in the comfort of your home away from home (just bring groceries). The kitchen’s sub-zero refrigerator, double ovens, and a warming drawer make cooking a breeze. Beyond the kitchen, a dining area boasts an oversized table with plenty of seating, perfect for shared meals and game play. A few more steps take you into the cozy sunroom, which features a wall of windows that frame the beauty of the mountains. A gas fireplace adds to the ambience of the space.

The main level is home to five king-sized bedrooms. The largest bedroom boasts a set of twin bunk beds, and an ensuite bathroom. Three more king suites offer private bathrooms, and the last king bedroom has access to a full hallway bathroom. Each bedroom has a large SmartTV, on which you can access Netflix and other popular streaming services (just bring your login credentials). Streaming shows is a breeze, thanks to SMM’s robust wifi network.

The main level deck allows guests to relax and enjoy epic views of the Smokies, with Mt. LeConte framed front and center. Plenty of rocking chairs are available, and a set of stairs lead down to the large yard area below.

Downstairs, you’ll immediately be captivated by the large theater room, complete with built-in reclining seating. Enjoy a movie or the big game as a group on the 80” screen, and from the comfort of home! Just beyond the theater, a large game room awaits. A pool table, foosball, a game table, a 50” TV, and more will have you engaged in a little friendly competition in no time! A lower level sunroom features more comfy seating arrangements, another TV, and easy access to the side yard.

The lower level offers one king suite with a private bath. It also boasts a bunk room with two sets of twin bunks beds and a kitchenette, as well as another king bedroom. These two bedrooms share access to a bathroom.

As you step into the sizable side yard, guests will be delighted to find a large flagstone fire pit, an oversized hot tub, and even a quaint playhouse for the children in the group. A new oversized charcoal grill offers a fun opportunity to prepare dinner in the beauty of the Smokies.

Guests of this Gatlinburg cabin rental have access to three clubhouses, the closest to Smoky Mountain Memories being the Upper Alpine Clubhouse, which has a large outdoor pool, a wading pool with a fountain (for youngsters), showers/changing rooms, and a game room with a pool table, foosball, air hockey, video games, and chess/checkers.

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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 25 Amenities
Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
General
  • BBQ Area
  • Bed Linens/ Bath Towels
  • Bedroom Balcony
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Communal Pool
  • Cookware
  • Deck - uncovered
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • DVD Player
  • Fire Pit
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Golf
  • Ground Floor Patio
  • High Speed Internet/WiFi
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Luxury Linens
  • Pool Table
  • Smart/Streaming TV
  • The 100 Collection™
  • Theater Room
Location
  • Gatlinburg
View
  • Mountain View

Reviews Rating 4.8 (76) Reviews
Rating 5
Next year, same place!
We had a wonderful getaway weekend! Every one of my siblings and spouses wants to make this an annual event, and as my brother just texted "Next year! Same place!" Your home was perfect for us. Seven couples and seven bedrooms! Also, when we needed help with the dishwasher, there was someone at the door only a few minutes after we called. That kind of service is unheard of! My brothers were so impressed. My brother John and his wife came in their private plane and couldn't return today or even tomorrow because of the weather, so they just texted us and said that they got another Mountain Laurel Chalet while they wait for the weather to clear up. I just wanted you to know how much we appreciated your home place. It was all we could have hoped for!
Elizabeth A from Moultonborough, NH - Posted: 3/26/2024
Rating 5
This was a great place for our family!
This was a great place for our family. We've been coming around this time of year for over 20 years and never stayed at the same place twice (although we have used Mtn Laurel many times). This property fits our needs very well and is a great property. The dishwasher didn't work very well. Everything else was great. We'll be back to this place.
Jim M - Posted: 1/5/2024
Thanks for the feedback! We have serviced and repaired the dishwasher and it's now running in tip-top shape!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Posted: 3/12/2024
Rating 4
Spacious property, spectacular view!
This was the 40th year for our annual girls trip to Gatlinburg and we have stayed in MANY different chalets/cabins. We loved the space that Smokey Mountain Memories afforded our group and the view is spectacular. I understand that this is an older property but it could use a little extra TLC. The carpeted areas (particularly in the lower level) are in need of a deep clean as are the vents and air returns. This may help the decrease the musty odor in the lower level as well. The dishwasher was caked with gunk and the dishes came out dirtier than they went in. We did report this, and a maintenance person came and cleaned it out - it never did dry the dishes though. There was also a leak in the basement ceiling which was checked out by the maintenance team. While it leaked intermittently during our stay, the repair was to be completed after we left as it involved cutting into the ceiling. The lower level is currently home to several spiders, including 1 very large wolf spider that we were not able to eliminate, but this is a wooded area so we know that’s not totally avoidable!Overall, this is a very nice property and could be totally comfortable if the issues noted are addressed. We loved the kitchen, dining room and main level living areas and spent lots of time on the front patio enjoying the amazing view!*the maintenance team and office staff always responded readily and were very pleasant to deal with.
Lisa Hess - Posted: 11/1/2023
Thanks for the feedback! We addressed these concerns, including having serviced and repaired the dishwasher, which is now running in tip-top shape!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Posted: 3/12/2024
Rating 5
Spectacular!
This chalet was spectacular! As always we have never been disappointed with any Mountain Laurel rentals.
Elizabeth R. - Posted: 9/10/2023
Rating 5
Well Maintained and Well Stocked
We still love the house. It is well maintained and well stocked. I also think that the office is efficient and friendly . Our only concern this year is the bear activity has increased substantially...
Janine B. - Posted: 7/9/2023
Rating 4
Amazing views!
View was amazing, house was great and very nice.
Keith Booker - Posted: 3/30/2023
Rating 5
Left with good Smoky Mtn Memories
The house and view was fantastic, fully furnished and had everything we needed for a great weekend.
The surroundings are quiet and peaceful, except for the black bear that would wonder through the property a few times a day - that was exciting!
I would certainly recommend this house to anyone with a large group looking for a quiet getaway.
Anonymous - Posted: 9/1/2022
Rating 5
Bachelor/Bachelorette Weekend Getaway
We hosted our bachelor/bachelorette weekend getaway at this property. We had 10 guests in addition to ourselves. The house was very nice. We really liked that there were enough bathrooms that no couples had to share. The property was very cozy and there were plenty of areas for us to come together as a group and hang out without being cramped. The only negative I can think of was the trash situation. We had so much trash that we ran out of space in the bins outside.
Grant M. - Posted: 4/8/2022
Grant, with seven bedrooms Smoky Mtn Memories is the perfect place to have a bachelor/bachelorette weekend, or even a multigenerational family vacation! We are so glad that you all were able to enjoy the weekend with Mountain Laurel and celebrate together with loved ones. Hopefully we will see you again soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Perfect Family Getaway
This is a great house for a large group - plenty of separate spaces, yet enough space to gather for meals.
Beautiful views from the deck. Kitchen was well-stocked for us to cook meals each evening. We took advantage of the theater room, hot tub and fire pit.
Vickie G. - Posted: 3/19/2022
It is fantastic to hear that you all were able to enjoy time with family in Smoky Mtn Memories! Family is important at Mountain Laurel, and we love when our chalets can be a place of quality time for them. Smoky Mtn Memories is the perfect cabin for a family trip, and we are so glad that you were able to take advantage of its many amenities that it offers.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Wonderful
This house was wonderful. Three families stayed - 6 adults and 8 kids and there was still room for more without being crowded. The only complaint was the condition of the carpet in the house. It's by no means a deal breaker, but it's time for an update. The location was great and the space inside and out was also great. Add views to the list of greats too. We would most definitely stay there again.
Kai E. - Posted: 3/11/2022
Yes! We also agree that there are a lot of "greats"" about Smoky Mtn Memories. We love that you all were able to spend some quality time with family as Mountain Laurel believes that family matters. Thank you for letting us know about the carpet in the home
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
3 Generation getaway
wonderful experience.

Already rented for next year.
Anonymous - Posted: 1/13/2022
We love to hear when guests have such a good time that they book it again for next year. See you then! Smoky Mountain Memories is a wonderful home with all the amenities a large group could need as well as the privacy and seclusion that is rarely found in a cabin. We are thrilled that you loved your stay and will be coming back again soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Excellent
Wonderful a great house for a large family! Very clean! Lots of cooking equipment!
Easy to find! Accessible to both sides of mountain. Would like to come again!
Excellent rental company best in area an I’ve had experience as a guest now an as an owner in the past. You can’t beat Mountain Laurel Chalets as a rental company! But everyone who knows anything knows that!
Bill S. - Posted: 12/31/2021
Thank you Bill for your kind words. You speak from experience and we are so thankful for our faithful repeat guests who come back year after year. We seek to exceed expectations and give you that boutique management experience. It seems that many companies are becoming more impersonal as they grow larger. We like to give you the boutique experience with every visit!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Christmas in the Smokied
We traveled to the Smokies last month with our friends and we had a great time at the Cabin. It’s was adequately stocked with items. The staff is just a call away. The house was spacious, comfortable and felt like home away from home.
Anonymous - Posted: 12/19/2021
We hope you had a wonderful Christmas celebration and we can think of no better place to spend it than in a Mountain Laurel Chalets private home. We love that you enjoyed your experience and that you had everything you could need to make your vacation go so smoothly. We are just down the street and a quick phone call away if you ever need anything when you stay at Smoky Mtn Memories or any MLC home.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Siblings Reunion
We enjoyed our stay. This was a reunion of siblings and their spouses. Each couple had their own bedroom with an en suite bathroom. The view from the kitchen and back of the house is amazing! The house was clean and well equipped. It could use more large skillets and some wine glasses, otherwise it was well equipped. We enjoyed the theater room where we watched some old home movies. The carpet in bedrooms is starting to show wear and may need replacing soon but overall the house looked great!
Anonymous - Posted: 12/3/2021
Thank you for your comments and owners love to hear how they can keep their homes in top condition and the owners of Smoky Mtn Memories are no exception. How wonderful that you were able to come and enjoy the home with all of your siblings and their spouses--and you didn't have to share a bathroom! Hope to see you again soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Thanksgiving and Retirement get away
The house was fantastic. We made a complete thanksgiving dinner for all! The view was outstanding! The staff at mountain laurel is and has been terrific!
Anonymous - Posted: 11/21/2021
Rating 5
Thanksgiving and Retirement get away
The house was fantastic. We made a complete thanksgiving dinner for all! The view was outstanding! The staff at mountain laurel is and has been terrific!
Charles T. - Posted: 11/21/2021
love that your Thanksgiving this year was so special at Smoky Mtn Memories and congratulations on your retirement! We seek to exceed expectations and it seems we were able to do just that--and for that we are thankful for you and for the opportunity to help you create special memories. We hope to see you again for your next celebration.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
our best weekend
There were my 3 daughters and husbands, 8 grandkids ( all under 8)and myself. We absolutely loved the Chalet, view and ammenities it offerd. Playhouse for kids, pool table, firepit and theathe room were just a few of the things we loved. 8 bedrooms and pleny of bathrooms also helped.
timothy m. - Posted: 10/14/2021
What a special memory to have 3 generations together under the same roof and to have something for every age! We hope to see you again and that this becomes a family tradition!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Barstow family
This house was my favorite of all the houses we have ever rented. We have been doing this family get together for 10 years. Each house had something falling apart or the bathrooms were not really cleaned well. This house was very clean, the beds were very comfortable, the furniture in the house was all in very good condition and the big surprise was the kitchen was well stocked with kitchen tools.
We are really hoping to return with our family again
Janine B. - Posted: 7/4/2021
Yes Janine! We are so glad that Smoky Mtn Memories was the perfect house for your family get together! It is a truly beautiful house that feels like home as soon as you walk in. We always want to make sure the our houses are nice for our guests because your experience should always be the best possible. We hope that you get to return with your family as well!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Birthday Celebration
Smoky Mountain Memories was a perfect setting to celebrate my husband’s birthday with our 3 children, grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Thanks for the memories!!
Shelia S. - Posted: 7/1/2021
Rating 5
Birthday Celebration
Smoky Mountain Memories was a perfect setting to celebrate my husband’s birthday with our 3 children, grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Thanks for the memories!!
Sheila S. - Posted: 7/1/2021
Thank you so much for celebrating with us! We absolutely love to be even a small part of our guests celebrations, and we do our best to make them special in any way we can! It sounds like you all had a great time celebrating with family at Smoky Mtn Memories, and we would love to have you back with us soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Our best vacation ever!
This vacation was one we had been hoping to do for a long time. We wete able to have all of our childten and grandchildren there too. The home was beautiful. It has all of the amenities you could want and an unbeatable too. We all had a great time. There was plenty of room for all of us. We had a problem with the bbq snd some one came to fix it within minutes of our call. We have rented from Mountain Laurel Chalets for quite a few years. Their properties are well kept and their customer service is top rate. Thank all involved in msking this the trip of a lifetime. We'll be back their as soon as we can. By the way, they aren't kidding about the bears. We had visitors everyday. Just keep your distance and you'll be fine.
Claudia Lewandowski - Posted: 5/1/2021
We are so pleased that you had such a wonderful time Claudia. We appreciate your faithful business over the years.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Great House!
We are a group of about 18 adults. We travel extensively to houses around the country. We normally stay at a very large modern home with a grand entrance, oversized living room, and very open floorplan. This house was not that, but it was still fantastic! Everyone loved it. I liked how it felt like a homey mountain house but it did not have cheeky trinkets around the house with family photos etc. They did a very good job of making you feel like you were home and in a comfortable cozy space with nicely appointed décor and art that wasn’t cheesy like Cracker Barrel or grandma lived there. The hot tub was separate from the house, a short walk through nice grass. It was not covered with a roof, which we loved, because it made us really enjoy being outside surrounded by nature. The fire pit next to the hot tub was fun (bring firewood). The house was very clean and neat, linens and towels were fresh. There was tiny motel style bar soap in every bathroom. Bring shampoo. There was no squirt hand soap in the whole house. So definitely bring some of that for the kitchen at least. Lots of parking. We fit 3 cars in the driveway directly next to house, end to end. 2 cars fit under carport and we put one perpendicular behind them. Then there is a satellite lot down their driveway about 100 yards where you could fit 3 or 4 cars if needed.
Steven D. - Posted: 4/23/2021
Well Steven, this might be the perfect review, as you are spot on with the goals of the owners and the designers who transformed this home into a warm and inviting vacation home---all the feels of home without the feeling of living in someone else's home. We appreciate your attention to detail in your review and hope to host you again soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
BEST FAMILY VACATION!!!
Our family enojo yes every moment that we stayed we will be going back for sure !!! Avery awesome experience to see the fórreme things their was to do, every single person who went enjoyed every moment we will be renting again very soon!!
wendy m. - Posted: 4/16/2021
Wendy, we are thrilled to hear your family enjoyed their time at Smoky Mountain Memories. The house is very comfortable with plenty of room for the entire family and then some. There are enough activities available from the pool table and hot tub, walking trails below the house and even a fire pit in the back yard that people of all ages will keep busy enjoying all the amenities. We hope to see you in the mountains again soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Cozy home perfect for making Smoky Mountain Memories!
If you're looking for a cookie cutter home where everything is new and pristine- this is not the place for you. If you're ok with a few cobwebs and stains on the carpet and a home FILLED with character and love, then this IS the place for you and your group. We absolutely loved the charm and hominess of the Chalet Village. There were a few things that didnt work or broke during our stay and while the app they suggest is completely useless- as soon as the main office heard directly from us of our issues they fixed them promptly. The home was spacious with plenty of room for our group of 20 to spread out and not feel cramped. The beds were incredibly comfortable and clean. We had everything we needed in the kitchen but did bring along a few extra things just based on how much our group eats (second crock pot, griddle and extra cookie sheets). We loved the outside- from the deck with the rocking chairs to the side yard with the hot tub that we used daily. We even encountered a black bear who did indeed open one of our car doors! (They mean it when they tell you to lock your doors- even in the middle of the day!!). If driving on the mountains up steep roads with no railings makes you nervous, you might reconsider this location. But if you're comfortable with it- the views are 100% worth it! We had the best time and would absolutely stay with Mountain Laurel again.
Melissa K. - Posted: 12/18/2020
Wow. Thanks for the lengthy review. We do want to exceed your expectations for every visit and we appreciate you telling us about the few cob webs and carpets that need some touching up. We are on it. Glad you found this home unique and full of character for your group of 20.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Posted: 3/12/2024
Rating 4
Beautiful View
The Chalet views were awesome!
Loved the doll house.
Loved the dining room table.
Loved the rocking chairs.

Some furniture gave a dirty feel.
There were NO wine glasses.
Only 2 steak knifes for a chalet that sleeps 20.
Leather seating in theatre room need replaced.

Overall a good experience :-)
Anonymous - Posted: 11/24/2020
Thanks for your review and the feedback. We will address all issues you mentioned and appreciate your suggestions. We hope you will be able to visit us again soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 4
Absolutely wonderful
Clean, great location and beautiful view.
Cyndy S. - Posted: 11/12/2020
Thanks for the review and we are glad you enjoyed Smoky Mountain Memories and the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. We hope you are able to return soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
A very steep ride with beautiful views and an awesome property
My family, 19 of us, the youngest 4 yrs to the oldest 60+, thoroughly enjoyed the experience at Smoky Mtn Memories! We loved the spacious interior, the amenities: from the hot tub, to the game room, to the theater, to the washer/dryer, and the scenic views, when available, were spectacular. It misted rain and was foggy much of the time. We even got visited by a bear one morning! He walked across the back deck. I think he may have gotten a whiff of our breakfast cooking! He paused and seemed to decide to keep going after he saw we weren't going to feed him! This was our first mountain experience and even though the steep ride up was scary at first, after getting there, it was worth it! The only suggestion I would make to the owner is to remove the carpet and change or clean their air vents. The vents were filthy and the carpet had dirty spots in some places! We brushed the main intake vent with the broom and the black dust that came out was awful. Many of us have allergies. Other than those two things, I would have given a 5 for cleanliness. Nevertheless, all things considered, it was AWESOME!
josie l. - Posted: 9/24/2020
Thanks for the review and the bear story. They are very curious creatures and a thrill to see, as long as you are inside and your car is locked! The mountain roads can be a bit tricky at first, but most people adapt quickly. We regret you found a dirty air filter and carpets. We are taking steps to insure that does not happen in the future. We appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Awesome
The house is beautiful and clean. The rooms are spacious. We will definitely be back!
Anonymous - Posted: 9/4/2020
Thanks for the review and we are glad your group enjoyed their stay at Smoky Mountain Memories. It is a wonderful, spacious place to reconnect with family and friends and we hope you are able to come back to visit soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Smoky Mountain Memories
Great place to stay for our family reunion. Excellent accommodations for our 13 family members. Would definitely stay there again.
Judy H. - Posted: 8/2/2020
Thanks for the review and we are happy to hear that Smoky Mountain Memories worked out well for your family. It has great indoor and outdoor gathering spaces for a large group and is conveniently located on the mountain with a clubhouse with swimming pool within a couple of miles in either direction. We hope you will make plans to return to our beautiful mountains soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Family Get Away
We had 20 family members (3 under 5yrs)stay at Smoky Mtn Memories for 5 days and 4 nights. Because of Covid 19, we stayed in the chalet or in GSMNP the entire time. There was plenty of bedroom space for everyone and the kitchen and dining space worked well. We spent a lot of time on the huge deck and were visited daily by bears hunting for a meal. We had one person always on bear patrol so as to keep the little ones safe. We used the hot tub in the evenings after long hikes and enjoyed the fire pit (although the hot tub top was broken). The kids liked playing in the kids playhouse in the yard. We did have to do some creative parking to get all of the vehicles parked so we didn't block the drive. It was very doable. We had a fabulous time celebrating a 50th birthday! Thank you Mountain Laurel Chalet for your personal attention and genuine interest in our family's comfort.
Mark M. - Posted: 7/29/2020
Thanks for the review and we are glad you enjoyed your time at Smoky Mountain Memories. The bears certainly make their presence known and your strategy for a lookout is definitely a good one. We apologize that the hot tub cover was broken and have the parts coming from California. We love the playhouse too! It was actually used by the owner's children growing up, so there are lots of memories inside. Did you find the second parking area below the yard? There is a path through the woods and up the steps to the yard which make it an easy walk. We hope you had a successful birthday celebration and can come back soon.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Wonderful getaway
This is a beautiful updated home! We came to the Smokies to relax and that is exactly what we did. We absolutely loved sitting in the rockers on the porch at any time of day. We had several thrilling bear visits while we were on the porch and enjoyed sunrises and the stars at night. We also enjoyed the theater room, pool table, and loved the hot tub and fire pit- using them almost everyday. Plenty of inside space to kick back and relax as well. All the bedrooms are cozy, comfortable, and baths are all updated. We had 7 people, and because of COVID, we made all our meals here. There were not enough large pots/pans for a large group. And some wine glasses would have been nice. They need to add both. We kept all our trash inside until we left and kept the grill clean because bears were around multiple times a day. I would stay here again in a heartbeat and bring a bigger group next time!
Kelly Lutz - Posted: 6/1/2020
Rating 5
Our happy home in the Smokies
We have stayed in Smoky Mtn Memories for the past four years, and have rented from Moutain Laurel Chalets for several years. We have always found the Staff to be very cordial, very responsive to any requests, and prompt in dealing with any of our concerns. The property is beautiful and well maintained, and probably has one of the best views in that area. We have always said that if we didn't do any thing else, we could just sit on the deck for our whole stay and be perfectly happy. The place is well situated with easy access to the park, town, or Pigonford. The interior is large, well decorated, and easily accommodates a large family.
Jane L. - Posted: 6/15/2019
Rating 5
Luxury in the mountains
The house itself was a crowd pleaser with plenty of beds, lots of seating, great areas to congregate, and an impressive theater. Everyone was so pleased with the property that we contemplated making it an annual event. The management company was incredibly responsive to all our questions and requests. Pam was the epitome of helpful.
Wade M. - Posted: 3/28/2019
Thank you so much for your great review. So glad the chalet was perfect for your stay. Hope to see you again soon!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Perfect Family Getaway!!
Smoky Mountain Memories was the perfect mountain chalet for our large family. The property was beautiful. The home was super clean and the grounds were very well manicured. We enjoyed making smores by the fire pit and relaxing in the hot tub. The playhouse for the young children is adorable and the timber steps throughout the property were great. We were able to let our children play outside without worrying about them getting hurt on the steep mountain inclines. the bottom floor/game room area was so much fun for the kids and adults, and five master bedrooms was perfect for our group. The windows throughout the home showcased the beautiful view perfectly. The staff at Mt. Laurel Chalets was so friendly and accommodating. We enjoyed this property so much that we wanted to stay an extra night, but unfortunately it wasn't available. This was truly an amazing first class mountain vacation and we cannot wait to visit again!
Duane H. - Posted: 3/1/2019
Thank you so much for your great review of the chalet and kind words about our staff. So happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 4
Christmas in the smokies
Have stayed in Mountain Chalet homes before. Great family vacation home. Only disappointment was we were told there was a decorated tree in home and when we arrived there was a nice tree but only with lights ( not all even working). Could have brought our own ornaments if had only known. Furniture in upstairs family room still looked ok but was pretty saggy when used. Otherwise had a great experience!
Anonymous - Posted: 12/22/2018
Rating 5
Great Experience
We loved the cabin - the space were great. However, two things: more specific instructions are needed for the alarm system and the kitchen cabinets need repair.
Anonymous - Posted: 12/20/2018
Rating 5
Gorgeous Mountain Home
We booked this property in December to have family time following a college graduation. It is very spacious and accommodated our group of 15 with ease. The property looks just like the pictures in the listing. So nice to have Bedrooms and bathrooms to accommodate all. There are four bunks on the lower level in a separate living area that was perfect for the kiddos.The theatre room was a huge hit with our bunch. The view is gorgeous. Unfortunately we were unable to enjoy the outside areas due to the weather but it is super nice. We arrived at dusk and was welcomed with a beautiful lit Christmas tree in the living area off the kitchen. Such a nice touch. The home is very beautiful and welcoming but not pretentious at all. I hope to stay here again and recommend it to all.
Anonymous - Posted: 12/14/2018
Rating 5
Quite, peaceful, beautiful location and excellent cabin
We had an excellent time! Everything you see in the pictures is so much better in person!!
Sudheer K. - Posted: 10/5/2018
Rating 5
Our home away from home.
Has the best view of the Smokies. Have stayed here the last couple of years, and all our family love it and always want to stay here. Mountain Laurel personnel have always been responsive to all our concerns and we have already booked wth them for next year.
Jane L. - Posted: 6/30/2018
Thank you Jane. We look forward to your annual visit!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
beautiful house
Great house, very comfortable beds and bedding. Kitchen very well stocked and appropriate dishes and silverward. Two toasters for big parties.
The dishwasher feels like it is about to tip over and needs to be fixed.
Service was wonderfully responsive.
Amy S. - Posted: 6/21/2018
Rating 5
Great House with Great views
The house is amazing with all equipped kitchen and utensils. Bathrooms are very clean and fully stocked with towels and soaps. Outdoor sitting chairs were the best as we spent major time chatting on backyard patio which accommodate all our friends easily.

BEWARE of BEARS at night. At every night they come for food in backyard patio.

Overall amazing get together.

Most importantly property is very near to main market downtown Gatlinburg so easy for food and breakfast or a cup of coffee.
Hitenkumar P. - Posted: 5/25/2018
Rating 5
Better than the pictures
This place is great. It looks even better than in the pictures.
Ethan F. - Posted: 5/18/2018
Rating 5
Awesome property
I would stay here again in heartbeat. This place and the view was amazing. Looking forward to our next stay here.
Sterling B. - Posted: 4/13/2018
Rating 5
Family Reunion
Great stay at Smoky Mountain Memories. We will hopefully be back next year.
Andrew T. - Posted: 4/6/2018
Rating 5
Work Retreat
We are a small Human Resources team who wanted to go somewhere scenic for our yearly retreat. We could not have picked a better place than Gatlinburg or a better home than Smoky Mtn Memories. The house was beautiful, each room had it's own character and charm. The house was also huge. In addition to the seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms there were several living room and sitting room arears, a theater room and a game room. Our front porch provided us with a view of the mountains that assured me that there is a God. The kitchen had every amenity and we had both a wood burning and gas fireplaces. The bedrooms and bathrooms were spacious and the house was immaculate. Each bedroom had a television and although we didn't use them, there was both a fire pit and a hot tub in the backyard. This house is pretty far up and if you are not familiar with the twists and turns of the smoky mountains, I would not suggest going to your cabin at night. We also had some snow and although it made for some great pictures, Our team, being from the south, were kind of unsure of the roads. The Chalet staff was amazing!, some of the kindest people I have ever met. I recommend this property and this rental company to anyone planning a Gatlinburg trip!
Sandra O. - Posted: 3/19/2018
Rating 5
Excellent cabin at Mt Laurel Chalet
My Laurel was a great and beautiful place! Everything you want and more!
Anonymous - Posted: 2/15/2018
Rating 5
Excellent cabin at Mt Laurel Chalet
My Laurel was a great and beautiful place! Everything you want and more!
Sherri I. - Posted: 2/15/2018
Rating 5
Outstanding family get together location!
From check-in to check-out, the experience of Smoky Mtn Memories was an awesome location for a family get together of 19 people.
Arthur G. - Posted: 12/1/2017
Rating 5
Perfect setting for our Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary
Your home and its setting were the perfect place to celebrate our 50th anniversary with with our four sons and their families (18 in all - 9 grand children, 22 years old and college grad down to the youngest under 2!) Beautiful home with bedrooms and bathrooms for everyone, great media room, and a wonderful kitchen, with every appliance and accessories we needed. (especially the warming drawer) House was very clean with lovely bed linen and furnishings. The views are amazing!!!
great setting for photography. Our little ones LOVED the playhouse. We used the hot tub several times and every inch of the house. Access to the national park was very easy, and family enjoyed hiking and snow tubing there. One son even came in early and camped a couple nights. Thanks for the Smoky Mountain Memories!
Joseph R. - Posted: 11/22/2017
Rating 5
Smoky Mtn Memories
We had an amazing family reunion at Smoky Mtn Memories!! There was plenty of space for our 17 people to be together, yet also not be on top of each other. The view was amazing, the house was amazing, the experience was amazing!
Amy W. - Posted: 7/29/2017
Rating 5
Bear Haven
Another great stay in the Smokies and in Smokey Mtn Memories. Mother bear w/ 2 cubs our first morning and a male bear on our last day. We have stayed in this rental for the past three years and would highly recommend it for a large group and someone looking for the best view of the mountains.
Jane L. - Posted: 6/2/2017
Rating 5
Family Reunion
We had a great time and throughly enjoy the property. There was some work going on in the side yard that prevented us from enjoying the only grassy area around but other than that the house and surroundings were great! The view of Mt LeConte was amazing especially with the snow cap. We even had a mama bear and two bear cubs come by for a visit. So, make sure not to leave food in your car or out on the deck!
Andrew T. - Posted: 4/7/2017
Rating 5
A perfect stay!
We absolutely loved Smoky Mountain Memories! The view was amazing and the house is incredible! Perhaps folks are concerned about vacationing in Gatlinburg after the November fire. But rest assured! Everything is up and running and Spring is in full bloom! We can't wait to go back.
Brian F. - Posted: 4/3/2017
Rating 5
Great Girls Getaway
We had a lovely stay. The kitchen is great and fully stocked. Big windows so the view is spectacular even when inside. All of the bed/bath combos were tastefully updated and decorated. We really enjoyed the stay and that the house had not been decorated like a lodge!!! Very clean.... we will be back!
Kathryn F. - Posted: 3/17/2017
Rating 5
Best family Christmas of my life
I have to first say that everything was perfect with respect to the type of cabin, the shape it was in, the service, the view of the mountain, etc.
I really have to say I did not feel like "renting a cabin"" properly described the experience. It would best be described as spending a beautiful Christmas Holiday in an absolutely gorgeous (spectacular would be better) home. Renting a cabin did not fit. We felt the warmth of being in a wonderful home and felt privileged to do so. the Allison group left on Monday (check out day) planning our next Christmas get together in this very lovely home."
Roy A. - Posted: 12/23/2016
Rating 5
Another delightful trip to the mountains
Our second stay in this property. The view from the front of the house is probably the best, covering almost a 180 degree range view. As always, the Mt Laurel personnel answered our concerns promptly and efficiently, added to our enjoyment of our experience. We would recommend this house to everyone needing large accomandations and view.
Jane L. - Posted: 7/2/2016
We are glad that you all enjoyed your stay at Smoky Mountain Memories. We appreciate your review and are looking forward to seeing you all the next time you are in Gatlinburg.
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Smoky Mountain Memories - July 2016
We absolutely LOVED this home. The pictures do not do it justice! There were 18 of us in the house and it did not feel crowded at all. The house itself was clean and the landscaping was nicely done. The house is located a short drive away (5 minutes) from many of the hiking path entrances and downtown Gatlinburg. We would highly recommend this house!
Anonymous - Posted: 6/22/2016
Rating 5
Destination Wedding
Perfect!
Tiffany S. - Posted: 5/5/2016
Rating 5
Southern Comfort Retreat
We had a study group from my husband's business stayed there. It was 6 couples. The whole group fell in love with the house and surrounding area. It was well maintained and fantastic. They said no one would be able to beat this destination.
Karen M. - Posted: 4/14/2016
Rating 5
Memories - Good
good but pricy
Abid A. - Posted: 3/18/2016
Rating 5
Weekend with friends
The chalet was absolutely beautiful. Had fun with friends for 3 days. We never left the chalet. Played cards, games, watched sports and movies in the theater room, had pool tournaments, sat in the hot tub and was amazed at the beauty of the mountain view topped with snow. Love this house.
William R. - Posted: 2/25/2016
William, Thank you for your comments and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay! We love this chalet and are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Your family at Mountain Laurel Chalets
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 4
Smokey Mt Memories
Great
Connie N. - Posted: 2/5/2016
Rating 4
Smokey Mt Memories
Great
Anonymous - Posted: 2/5/2016
Rating 5
Birthday Bash!
We had a wonderful vacation in Smoky Mountain Memories celebrating my Mother's 80th Birthday. There were 11 adults and we had plenty of room and could have accommodated more people. The house has everything and really feels like home! The view from the kitchen is just amazing! The living room near the kitchen has a really nice gas fireplace that keeps the whole upstairs cozy. We cooked a couple of meals and the kitchen was well-equipped. The theatre room was awesome for screening old pictures and watching movies. We will definitely be back!
Anonymous - Posted: 1/15/2016
Rating 5
Birthday Bash!
We had a wonderful vacation in Smoky Mountain Memories celebrating my Mother's 80th Birthday. There were 11 adults and we had plenty of room and could have accommodated more people. The house has everything and really feels like home! The view from the kitchen is just amazing! The living room near the kitchen has a really nice gas fireplace that keeps the whole upstairs cozy. We cooked a couple of meals and the kitchen was well-equipped. The theatre room was awesome for screening old pictures and watching movies. We will definitely be back!
Teri G. - Posted: 1/15/2016
Rating 5
Perfect vacation and luxury accommodations
The photos do not do justice to the majestic view and incredible lecture he found in Smoky Mountain memories. We will cherish this vacation for many years and plan to return very soon. The staff at mountain laurel chalets is exceptional and treated us like family. We look forward to many more returns. This chalet is incredibly private and yet a short 5 to 10 minute drive to downtown. We loved the excessability while feeling alone on the Mtn with our extended family of 20 who all had our own beds! The movie room is fantastic!
Anonymous - Posted: 12/20/2015
Rating 5
Perfect vacation and luxury accommodations
The photos do not do justice to the majestic view and incredible lecture he found in Smoky Mountain memories. We will cherish this vacation for many years and plan to return very soon. The staff at mountain laurel chalets is exceptional and treated us like family. We look forward to many more returns. This chalet is incredibly private and yet a short 5 to 10 minute drive to downtown. We loved the excessability while feeling alone on the Mtn with our extended family of 20 who all had our own beds! The movie room is fantastic!
Tom G. - Posted: 12/20/2015
Rating 5
Smokey mountain memories
Excellent property, we stayed during thanksgiving for a week and added an extra day we enjoyed it so much. Amazing views, house is big enough not to be on top of each other with several areas for different activities inside and out. We will return.
Anonymous - Posted: 11/24/2015
Rating 5
Owen reunion
House and location are fabulous! We had 20 family members. We will all be back again!
Ted O. - Posted: 10/22/2015
Rating 5
Fall Gatlinburg trip
The chalet we rented from Mt. Laurel Chalets was very nice. It had 7 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. The dining room table was huge and fit all 9 of us easily. There was a hot tub which was very nice and it was close to all of the things you want to do when visiting Gatlinburg.
Mary B. - Posted: 10/2/2015
Rating 5
Another great stay in The Smokies
Outstanding views. Kitchen well stocked. Ample accomandations, Plenty elbow room and well furnished. Wil definitely stay here again and have no problem in recommending to others. Have stayed in many Mt Laurel's rental and always found the staff to be very professional and helpful
Jane L. - Posted: 6/27/2015
Rating 5
Wonderfal Property
Five other adults and myself took a group of teenagers from our Church. Everyone totally enjoyed the weekend. The Chalet was everything promised and more. Beautifully decorated and very clean. I own four properties in Pigeon Forge and have looked at many properties to purchase. Smoky Mtn Memories was one of the best I've seen. The owners skimped at nothing. The check-in and check-out process was very easy and the staff in the office were very nice. I would recommend this property to friends and relatives. We will stay here again. OUTSTANDING!!!
Anonymous - Posted: 5/29/2015
Mickie Thanks for the kind words. We are very pleased with your satisfaction with Mtn Laurel Chalets and Smoky Mtn Memories. Please come back soon! About why not look into some properties in join the family!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Wonderfal Property
Five other adults and myself took a group of teenagers from our Church. Everyone totally enjoyed the weekend. The Chalet was everything promised and more. Beautifully decorated and very clean. I own four properties in Pigeon Forge and have looked at many properties to purchase. Smoky Mtn Memories was one of the best I've seen. The owners skimped at nothing. The check-in and check-out process was very easy and the staff in the office were very nice. I would recommend this property to friends and relatives. We will stay here again. OUTSTANDING!!!
Mickie G. - Posted: 5/29/2015
Mickie Thanks for the kind words. We are very pleased with your satisfaction with Mtn Laurel Chalets and Smoky Mtn Memories. Please come back soon! About why not look into some properties in join the family!
Mountain Laurel Chalets staff
Rating 5
Wish I could give it 10 stars!
I recently took my entire team for a weekend retreat to stay at Smoky Mtn Memories. All I can say is - WOW! My entire team was blown away by the incredible views of Mtn. Leconte and the perfectly appointed home. I have had the opportunity to stay at Blackberry Farm a couple of times, and I would put this home in that league. Can't recommend this enough!
Chad K. - Posted: 3/6/2015
Rating 5
Fun weekend with friends
This rental was over the top gorgeous. Great location to get to with plenty of parking. The house was so beautiful and comfortable that we all wanted to stay. It was a weekend of 7 couples we could easily have had more people. I will definitely be coming back. Hopefully soon.
Len R. - Posted: 2/13/2015
Rating 4
Family fun
Very social home for 2/3 families - the movie theatre, the homey kitchen and the fire pit and hot tub were all great additions for a family that enjoys good food, movies and s'mores !!
We enjoyed our stay even tho the cabin was a bit difficult to locate in the dark rainy night ! All in all a very worthwhile trip from Florida!!
Aarti P. - Posted: 12/29/2014
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