- Full Kitchen
- Gas Grill
- Hot Tub
- Theater Room
- Sleeps 14
- 3 Kings, 2 Sleeper Sofas, 1 Queen Bunk
- 4 Bedrooms
- 4 Bathrooms
- No Pets
Knotty & Nice
If your family or group is looking for the ultimate luxury cabin experience then Knotty and Nice is definitely the perfect cabin for you! A wide open floor plan with plenty of room to gather plus 3 king suites with full baths, a main level half bath, a queen over queen bunk room....AND...your own private home theater room with 9 foot theater screen, theater seating and surround sound! Did we mention the hot tub, sauna, pool table and air hockey table? Warning! Most guests never want to leave this amazing cabin.
Main Level Master Suite
Upper Level Master Suite 1
Upper Level Master Suite 2
Lower Level Bunk Room
- Fire Extinguisher
- Smoke Detectors
- Carbon Monoxide Detector
- Free WIFI
- Cable / Satellite
- DVD / Bluray
- Home Theater
- Fireplace - Gas
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Linens & Towels
- Central Heat
- Air Conditioning
- Private Parking
- Ice Maker
- Coffee Maker
- Hot Tub
- Gas Grill
- Covered Deck
You'll enjoy and appreciate the upgraded decor and leather furnishings in this unique cabin. Enter on the main level and notice the floor to ceiling center fireplace surrounded by a wall of glass extending 28 feet to the vaulted ceilings above. You have arrived in the great room! Plenty of seating on a leather sectional sofa an rustic rocker for your group. The adjoining dining room features a cedar log dining table and breakfast bar for meal prepared in your upgraded and fully equipped kitchen with cherry cabinets and stainless steel appliances. A mixer, blender, toaster, microwave, ice maker and plenty of pots and pans are all standard.
A gas grill is located just outside the door on the deck if you plan on grilling out during your vacation. For your convenience there is a half bath with adjoining utility room with side by side full size washer and dryer.
The main master suite with king bed, walk in closet, jacuzzi tub and stand up shower is on the main level. You'll especially appreciate the hand made aspen log bed with upgraded mattress and bedding.
Head upstairs and kick back and read a book in the loft or perhaps watch a game in the loft TV area. 2 king master suites with full baths and upgraded mattress and bedding are located on the top floor with their own heating and cooling controls.
The lower level game room includes a pool table, air hockey, card table, a large sitting area with sleeper sofa and love seat. Just outside the game room is the lower level deck with 101 degree hot tub. What's a more perfect way to relax after a day of hiking? The Hot Tub? Probably...But this Gatlinburg cabin is also equipped with a sauna with custom heating controls.
One of the main features of Knotty and Nice is the tiered seating home theater room with 9 foot theater screen and surround sound. Finish off the level with a queen over queen bunk room with full bath.
Theater Room with 9' Screen and Surround Sound
Jacuzzi Tub in Main Level Master
3 King Master Suites
Loft Sitting Area
1/2 Bath on Main Level
FREE High Speed Wireless Internet
8 Rocking Chairs
4 DVD Players
Click your dates below to check in and check out
- Check In Only
- Check Out Only
Photo GallerySee All Photos
"Great Getaway"Our family wanted to do something different for my aunts birthday so we decided to do a weekend getaway but just the ladies it was very successful due to Elk Lodge cabins that was our first experience… there and it was a great experience we have talked about it over the days that this will be our yearly getaway for the women the cabin was awesome we are thinking about doing it for a Christmas holiday also and we look forward to spending many years at Elk Springs with our families in the years to come thank you elk springs for a great experience+ Read More
Manager Response:Thank you for your fantastic 5-star review, Kadyda! You certainly chose a great cabin to relax and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. It was our pleasure to provide you with a luxurious getaway and top-notch customer service. We can't wait to see you again. Please keep in mind, as repeat visitors you will enjoy 10% off all future bookings. Hurry back, new memories are waiting to be made!
"FAMILY GET TOGETHER"We were a three generation family of 10 staying in the cabin. The young folks loved the downstairs with the movie theatre, hot tub, pool table and air hockey. j. It was a great place for them to gat…her. The main floor living room was big and comfortable with plenty of room for all. The cabin was very clean and everything was working well. The location was perfect for golf, zip lining, mountain biking, hiking Dollywood etc. There were plenty of nearby restaurants to eat the main meal at. We were real close to the arts and crafts loop so could do a little shopping on the way back to the cabin everyday. The kitchen was well stocked but never did find a cookie sheet! Could have used a sturdier garbage can in the kitchen that the lid didn't fall off all the time. That was the only minor problem. k. We loved sitting on the decks in the comfortable chairs at night and enjoying the beautiful scenery. It was a perfect week!+ Read More
Manager Response:Thank you for your wonderful review, Grace. We love to hear of great family experiences with our resort. Your certainly chose the perfect cabin to spend you vacation in. We appreciate the feedback and will definitely make sure the cookie sheet in there for our next guests. We hope to see you again in the near future. Remember, as a repeat visitor you will save 10% on future stays. Thank you!
Prairie Grove, AR
"Wonderful Experience!"Everything was wonderful! Elk Springs Resort was a dream to work with from start to finish. We highly recommend!!!
Manager Response:Thank you for your fantastic 5-star review, Laura! You certainly chose a great cabin to relax and enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. It was our pleasure to provide you with a luxurious getaway and top-notch customer service. We appreciate your recommendations, and we hope you too will make plans to visit with us again very soon. Please keep in mind, as repeat visitors you will enjoy 10% off all future bookings. Hurry back, new memories are waiting to be made!
Grove City, OH
"Amazing!"So much fun!!
Manager Response:Thank you for your fantastic 5-star review, Kelsey! It is delightful to hear you had such a great stay at Knotty and Nice. We hope you will make plans to visit with us again very soon. Hurry back, a new adventure awaits!
"superb"nice and clean cabin
Manager Response:Thank you for your kind review, Gautam. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent cabin stay, and hope you will make plans to visit us again very soon!
"Newton Family Reunion 2018"Everything was almost perfect and super efficient from start to finish. I booked online which was easy and we checked in online and checked out online. We received a text message when the house was re…ady (and it was ready earlier than expected) along with the code to get in the house. Great quiet location in between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge!+ Read More
Manager Response:Thank you for allowing us to be a part of such a memorable experience, Debbie! We are delighted to hear your family reunion was a success. We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope you will consider making this an annual event. Please keep in mind, as a returning guest you will enjoy 10% off all future stays. Hurry back, your next adventure awaits!
"Family getaway "Everyone lived the cabin. It's beautiful and there was plenty if space for everyone. We plan to come baxk.
Manager Response:Thank you for your kind review, Rick. We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent cabin stay! We look forward to serving you again in the near future.
"Knotty and Nice (but really just NICE)"We had an absolute blast at this cabin! We didn't even go anywhere the entire weekend. From spending time on the main level near all the food in the kitchen, sitting in the hot tub, watching a movie i…n the theater room and playing games, we were never bored. The cabin is very nice on the inside and everyone was impressed witht their rooms. If only we could have stayed longer and enjoyed more of the area, we would have.+ Read More
We definitely plan on coming back!
Manager Response:Thank you for your inspirational review, Lauren! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed so many amenities at the cabin. It sounds like you may need to start planning another visit! We enjoyed having you as our guest and would consider it an honor for you to stay with us again. Please keep in mind, as a returning guest you will enjoy 10% off all future stays. Hurry back, new memories are waiting to be made!
Fleming Island, FL
"Gatlinburg Mountain rental"Fantastic! Beautiful location and 10 min from Gatlinburg. The cabin is in Elk Springs Resort with privacy in a neighborhood setting. Will definitely rent this same cabin again.
Manager Response:Thank you for your fantastic review, Paul. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay at Knotty & Nice. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. Please keep in mind, as repeat customers you will enjoy 10% off all future bookings!
New Orleans, LA
"Awesome Stay"This was our 3rd time to Elk Springs resorts and it was a truly awesome experience. The cabin was beautiful and spacious. We had a blast and cannot wait til the next vacation to the Smokey Mountains.
Manager Response:Thank you for your fantastic review and your loyalty to Elk Springs, Travis. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Knotty & Nice. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!
"Highly Recommended"This resort property was everything I wanted for my stay. Me and my family had an amazing time here at the resort. Everything was fantastic and we will definitely be staying here on our next trip!!
Manager Response:Thank you for your wonderful review, Adrienne. As always, we love hearing about great family experiences. We hope to become your home away from home while visiting the area. Please keep in mind, as returning guests you will enjoy 10% off all future bookings. Hurry back, new memories are waiting to be made!
"Clean and well maintained."Clean and well maintained.
Manager Response:Thank you for your kind review Anuradha. We hope you will join us again during your next trip to Gatlinburg.
"Gatlinburg Getaway"Nice time in Gatlinburg!!!
Manager Response:Thank you for your review, Elizabeth. We are happy to hear you had such a great time in Gatlinburg. Hurry back, new adventure awaits!
Fort Mill, SC
"Great experience"I am very particular about my accommodations while on vacation. So for me this was a good experience. The cabin was clean and easy to access. All needed items were present and we enjoyed our experience. I would recommend this cabin to others.
Manager Response:We appreciate your kind review, NaMetris. Knotty & Nice is a great cabin that is easy to access and has top-notch amenities to enjoy. It is our pleasure to provide you with a wonderful cabin getaway experience and we hope you are already considering a future stay!
"Wonderful!"We loved the Knotty & Nice cabin! It was very large, clean, and comfy. We loved the theater room, spacious living area on the main level and the hot tub! Check-in and check-out was a breeze. I definitely plan to stay here again!
Manager Response:We are delighted to hear we exceeded your expectations, Phylicia! We would consider it an honor for you to stay with us again. Please keep in mind, as a returning guest you will enjoy 10% off all future stays. We hope to see you again soon!
"Perfect for our group of 11"The cabin was amazing. It was well furnished with an awesome layout. I could not think of anything that we could have needed that it didn't have. I took my Amazon fire stick and was able to hook it …up in the theater room. We enjoyed the sauna and hot tub. It was easy to find and had enough parking for two vehicles, we had three and made it work. If you want to book this cabin, you better hurry. I might be about to book it again.+ Read More
Manager Response:Thank you for the great 5-star review, Ben! We appreciate your business and are pleased that you enjoyed everything about your cabin stay. It is our pleasure to be able to provide enough accommodations for groups like yours where everyone can enjoy all of the amenities the cabin offers. We hope you will all return to stay with Elk Springs in the future!
"Thanksgiving Tradition"My family continues our Thanksgiving Tradition of spending Thanksgiving in a beautiful mountain cabin, awesome food and most importantly good family time.+ Read More
We have appreciated the Elk Springs st…aff and cabins which have added to a week we look forward to where we can escape the pressures of day to day life. Our time allows us to focus on the importance of our family relaitionships and it teaches that lesson to our grandchildren at an early age.
Manager Response:Thank you for allowing us to be a part of such a wonderful family tradition! It sounds like many wonderful memories were made! We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope you will continue to include us in your family holiday plans for many years to come.
"Great vacation "We had a large group and this cabin was perfect!! Loved the theater room and game area!! Floor to ceiling fire place was beautiful. Definitely recommend this cabin!
Manager Response:Thank you! The best compliment we can receive is your recommendation. We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope you will consider making Elk Springs Resort your new home away from home when visiting The Great Smoky Mountains!
"Knotty & Nice was very nice"Very clean, and huge! Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would go again.
Manager Response:Thank you for your kind review, Anthony! We are thrilled to hear Knotty & Nice exceeded your expectations. We hope you will come back and stay with us as often as you can. Hurry back, your next adventure awaits!
"Perfect. 10 Stars."This has been my 6th visit to Elk Springs in 3 years. Each time it has been perfect. I have stayed in Mountain Magic, Mountain Laurel, Buck Wild, 2 times in Heavenly Views and the last time in Knotty and Nice. We all have loved every visit.
Manager Response:Wow! This is the best compliment we could receive, thank you! We love to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. Our goal is provide top-notch, luxurious cabins that will make you feel at home from that first moment you walk in the door. We hope you continue to choose Elk Springs Resort while visiting our area. With the variety of cabins we have to offer, we can certainly keep you smiling for many years to come. Come back and see us soon!
"Amazing Cabin"We absolutely loved our stay at Knotty & Nice cabin. It was everything we looked for and more. We were especially surprised to see that the kitchen had all the utensils you could think of for cooking.… You rarely see that in most cabins/ hotels. We definitely recommend it to everyone!+ Read More
Manager Response:We appreciate your kind review and hope you will consider booking all of your return visits to the Great Smoky Mountains with Elk Springs Resort! We have several luxury cabins to choose from with all sorts of amenities for every family member to enjoy. Be sure to check out our cabin selections on our new and improved website. If you still need help deciding, our professional sales staff would be happy to assist you in finding the perfect cabin to suit your needs!
"Snowed in. "Escaped Mardi Gras in Mobile for a mountain get away and got to experience a week of snow and fun.
Manager Response:John, thank you for sharing your experience with us! You never know when Mother Nature is going to offer some of her natural beauty to the mix! What a nice added bonus to be able to play in the snow and to have so much fun while on vacation. We hope you consider a future stay with us. The Great Smoky Mountains are beautiful any time of year, so hurry back to make some more memories soon!
New York City, NY
"Perfect weekend getaway "A group of women stayed in this cabin for a weekend getaway and it was perfect. We had the most amazing time and the staff at Elk Springs was a huge help. I highly recommend this cabin to anyone looking for a luxurious vacation.
Manager Response:We are very pleased that your entire group found this to be an excellent cabin choice for a perfect weekend getaway. We love repeat visitors, so we hope you will come back for a future stay and take advantage of our 10% repeat guest discount! Thank you for your business and for your kind review.
"Awesome! "We had a great weekend getaway at the Knotty a d Nice cabin. Cabin has a great layout, very clean, great location! Check-in and check-out process is super easy and convenient.
Manager Response:We appreciate your business and wonderful 5 star review, Jennifer. We do hope you will consider Elk Springs Resort when booking in the future. Please take advantage of your 10% repeat guest discount at the time of your next booking!
"great cabin"It was so nice and very peaceful.
Manager Response:We appreciate your business and your wonderful 5-Star review, James. We would be honored if you would visit us again during your next visit to The Great Smoky Mountains. Don't forget to mention you have stayed with us before so you will receive a 10% repeat guest discount!
Peach Tree Corners, GA
"INCREDIBLE!!!!!!"The cabin was immaculate and beds were very comfortable! The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed to prepare great meals! Overall, great quite place to get away and relax!
"KNotty and pretty nice"Overall experience was good
"Absolutely amazing place!!!"We had so much fun. The cabin wayyy more beautiful than I had imagined. We didn't wanna leave!!! Is it for sale????
fort worth, texas
"Glad I picked this cabin"This cabin was awesome, the pictures online were exactly like the cabin was inside. the kitchen was fully stocked with everything(griddle,waffle maker,measuring cups, blender and more). Staff was impe…ccable with responding to maintenance request and very friendly. Theater room gets a A+, lower level game area was great too. gas fireplace was easy to use. I highly recommend this cabin and resort property+ Read More
"Fun Family Weekend"We traveled 11 hours from Michigan to the beautiful mountains of TN. The cabin that we stayed in was amazing and perfect for our family. We loved it completely! The kids enjoyed the theater room an…d the game room. We loved the hot tub and sauna. There was plenty of room and the views were breath-taking. The only issue we had was the driveway was very muddy due to recent snow melting. However, maintenance was doing their best to plow all of the properties and honestly, we made it up and it was well-worth it!!!+ Read More
"Love it!!!!"It was a really good place to visit.We are very happy with our is the perfect place to stay on vacation.
"Family getaway "We had a great time!
Shelby, North Carolina
"Multi Generation Family Retreat"Our multi generation family stayed at knotty and nice in January for a weekend getaway. Everything was just as pictured and we had a wonderful stay. The hot tub was hot and waiting for us upon arriv…al. There were enough dishes for all 12 of us in this luxurious cabin. The resort has cabins very close together however The location is close enough to downtown to enjoy but not as touristy as the downtown locations.+ Read More
"Loved Our Stay in Knotty & Nice"Loved our time here. My family enjoyed the amenities.
"CLATIC Explores Gatlinburg, TN"Very spacious, well laid out cabin. Well maintained, clean and comfortable.
"Best place in the mountains."This was my second stay in knotty & nice and hope to do it again and again. We were 11 family member enjoying Thanksgiving together.The cabin was fully equipt to handle our crowd . ,and large enough …to give us all our own space. Highly recommended ...!!!+ Read More
"Cabin in the mountains"Had an amazing time!
Mike & Cindy
St. Petersburg, FL
"Vacation 2014"Wonderful,+ Read More
The nicest Cabin ever rented.
PLEASE do not change a thing, could not have asked or expected for more. A special thanks to the inspector for aiding us in check in.
T-Mobile app…arently has limited service up there in the mountains of Tennessee.
New Orleans, LA
"Family Vacation"On each family vacation, I surf the internet for resorts/properties based on the description, reviews and pictures shown. Knotty and Nice went beyond our expectations. Upon entering the cabin, my fami…ly was overwhelmed by the layout, cleaniness and amenities. They loved the appearance of the log cabin look. The sauna did not work the 1st day; however, it was addressed/operable the following day. The next visit to Knotty and Nice will be adults only.+ Read More
"love love love"Home away from Home. I love everything about my trip. My cabin was ready 2 hrs before check in. The staff was so friendly and prompt with any answers to my questions and service request. The cabin wa…s easy access and convenient to drive to downtown Gatlinburg. I just could go on and on how great my stay was. I'm already planning a second trip back this summer and will try to make this annual trip.+ Read More
"What an Awesome Vacation~"We have two sons and their families that live a few hours from us, and a daughter and her family live in our town. We wanted to meet somewhere,and spend a week together, so that the cousins could hang… out and do things together. We could not have picked a better place to do that. We stayed in Knotty & Nice. It was beautiful~ We enjoyed every minute of our vacation. The cabin was perfect. So much room for everyone. The kids loved the theater room. Each family had a bedroom with plenty of room. We loved that we were able to grill out and eat at the cabin. It was one of the most relaxing vacations that we have ever taken. Gatlynburg is beautiful. Everything was centrally located. A grocery store within 5 minutes was also great. Check in was easy, as well as the check out. We loved sitting out on the deck in the rocking chairs with the sun shining on us. The hot tub was a hit at night. There was so much to do, but also plenty of time to relax and enjoy our vacation. We will for sure be back, and hopefully Knotty and Nice will be available because it was a perfect " home away from home". Everyone on the way home was talking about what we would do the next we will be back. Thank you for sharing a wonderful vacation place~+ Read More
"The best vacations!"Excellent resort...
Laceys Spring, AL
"Perfect Family Vacation"We rented the Knotty & Nice cabin for our family Thanksgiving vacation. The cabin was beautiful with plenty of room for everyone. We particularly enjoyed the sauna, theater and game room. The kitche…n was well equipped with dishes, pots and pans for me to prepare our Thanksgiving dinner. The view was nice and close to many attractions in Gatlinburg. We particulary loved that there was a grocery store 10 minutes from the cabin as well. The staff was very friendly and even made a courtesy call to make sure our stay was going well.+ Read More
The only complaint we have was that the cabin had out dated TV's throughout. Our teenage boys wanted to play xbox on the gameroom TV but we couldn't find the remote so we were'nt able to get them connected.
All in all the cabin is beautiful and was the best family vacation we've had. The snow was a plus! We do plan on returning next year!
"Great stay! Family loved our cabin, Knotty & Nice!"Family loved the cabin! We were made up of 4 adults, 2 teenagers, and 1 child. Once we walked into the cabin, everyone was in awe on how big it was. The view was great! We had a view of trees and …mountains. It was awesome watching the clouds roll in and out and how fast the weather can change in the Smokies. Cabin was close to area attractions, but far enough away to get away from the craziness. We had a cat visit us twice which my husband joked about cats can find me any where I go (I feed the stray cats that are around my neighborhood). The kitty was just making me feel at home. We make it back to Gatlinburg, we will most definitely stay here again.+ Read More
"Very clean and nice"Plenty of room and it was very clean! Great location close to Downtown gatlinburg.
"You Can't Go Wrong!"Knotty & Nice is a fantastic home! There were 11 of us, and we all had our own personal space. Although it is close to other houses, the decks face the woods and it 'feels' secluded, plus there is a… good view of the mountains. We loved the hot tub and the kids enjoyed the movie theater. It was in a perfect location for our active family... on the outskirts of Gatlinburg on the same side of town as Climbworks ZipLine, our Nantahala white water rafting on the Pigeon River, and our Walk in the Woods guide trip at the Cosby entrance to the national park. Turn left and you are just minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown Gatlinburg. We absolutely loved our vacation, and Knotty & Nice is the perfect home away from home when visiting the Smoky Mountains! You can't go wrong with this rental property!+ Read More
Cedar Park, TX
"Stay Here!"They have a warning sign at the entrance, that you may not want to leave. 100% correct, we truly regretted leaving after a 6-night stay. The Knotty & Nice cabin is absolutely amazing. Great setup f…or families with kids. We were very happy with the property- tons of amenities, plenty of space, great furniture & decorations. Also very clean. It really feels like a home away from home. Nice view through the huge windowed wall / off the main porch. Likely other cabins in the property a little higher up will have an even more amazing view.+ Read More
There are lots of cabins in the property, but doesn't feel like it when in the cabin. The location is relatively good, just east of the Gatlinburg 'strip'. If you plan to drive regularly to Smoky Mtns Park, you have to deal with getting through the slow Gatlinburg area, or go via the bypass. For groceries & supplies, I suggest Food City. It's very close, just be sure to get their savings card to save $$$. FYI, they sell TN fishing licenses there. Otherwise, there's a Kroger and WalMart in Pigeon Forge (20-30min away).
My only recommendation for Elk Springs is to upgrade TV's to flat-screen HD, and upgrade the theater room to HD projector & Bluray. Ideally, add HDMI input to allow guests to connect game system, PC (streaming video like Netflix), etc.
We'll definitely be back! Highly Recommended!!!
"Fabulous Time"WE have rented at Elk springs many time but this was our families favorite cabin! SO many bathrooms, beautiful living room, all of the beds and furniture were comfy and it was decorated so cute!
"Knotty & Nice, March 2012"Great stay, loved the amenities and location of the cabin. I would recommend it to anyone looking to stay in Gatlinburg.