Courtyard Hotel To Open In Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Brand new hotel offers rooms with private balconies featuring views of the Pigeon River and Great Smoky Mountains

Online PR News – 06-October-2016 – Pigeon Forge, Tennessee – Courtyard by Marriott Pigeon Forge is scheduled to open its doors in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee this Monday, October 10, 2016. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room design, the new hotel provides flexibility and choices that allow guests to optimize and elevate their travel experience. Located at 120 Community Center Drive, the 137-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Shular Companies of Gulfport, Mississippi.

The centrally-located Courtyard Pigeon Forge offers guests convenient access to downtown Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, The Island, Dollywood and the Tanger Outlet Mall. The new hotel is just 10 minutes from Gatlinburg and within walking distance to numerous restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues.

Courtyard constantly researches trends and evolves to meet the changing needs of its guests. The latest room design offers hybrid zones for working, sleeping, relaxing and getting ready. Indirect lighting and a neutral, tone-on-tone color palette makes for a soothing and calm environment.

“From day one, Courtyard has prided itself as a brand that listens to business travelers,” said Callette Nielsen, vice president and global brand manager, Courtyard. “Today’s technology has changed how people travel. Our guests want a room that has purpose and flexibility that enables a seamless transition between relaxing and working. Courtyard is designed to offer them a relaxing and functional space to work the way they want to, when they want to.”

The new room design is intuitive and thoughtful, offering flexible yet comfortable spaces that enable technology. Upon arrival, guests can store bags on the “Luggage Drop” and plug personal devices into the “Tech Drop” ledge for seamless technology integration.

Signature furniture and architectural elements replace traditional art in the new guestroom. The “LoungeAround” sofa offers a pop of color and a comfortable area for relaxing or for working. The new design also features a light desk on wheels, allowing guests to work from anywhere in the room. All guestrooms also feature private balconies offering breathtaking views of the Little Pigeon River and Great Smoky Mountains. Each family-friendly guest room also includes a 49-inch state-of-the-art HD television with ENSEO offering Netflix, Hulu, Pandora and other platforms, and in-room microwaves and mini-refrigerators.

The Courtyard Pigeon Forge also offers the Refreshing Business lobby environment, where guests can enjoy an open and bright area outside of their rooms. Along with media pods, complimentary Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. The lobby also features The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect®, offering casual, flexible seating; easy access to food and high quality, healthy menu options for breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, cocktails, wine and beer so guests can unwind. The focal point of the spacious lobby is the beautiful fireplace, where guests can gather before or after a busy day exploring the Pigeon Forge area.

Throughout the hotel, guests can connect with ample electrical outlets. The business library features several computer terminals, along with a printer and separate computer stations dedicated solely to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status.

The six-story hotel features a complimentary continental breakfast buffet, an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and lazy river, two outdoor fire pits, a game room, a fitness center and guest laundry, and walking/biking paths along the hotel’s Riverwalk. The Courtyard Pigeon Forge also offers 3,750 square feet of flexible meeting space with floor-to-ceiling windows offering amazing views and the adjacent event lawn for an outdoor gathering.

Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests’ needs for choice and control. With more than 1,000 locations in 38 countries and territories, Courtyard hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information or reservations, contact the Courtyard Pigeon Forge directly at 865-366-3201, call the Courtyard toll-free number at 800-321-2211, visit, become a fan at or follow Courtyard at


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