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Airports & Host Hotels

GPS address for the Gatlinburg Convention Center:

234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN. 37738.

​McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), Tennessee - CLICK HERE

43.2 miles = 1 hour via US-321 N (with traffic thru Pigeon Forge).​

*car rental agencies are NOT open 24 hours - schedule your flight to arrive before closing; see airport web site for more info.

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Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), North Carolina - CLICK HERE

​1 hour 46 min. (86.7 miles) via I-40​ (entering Gatlinburg on Rte. 321 at Cosby; least amount of traffic; scenic back roads)

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​Greenville Spartanburg Airport (GSP), South Carolina - CLICK HERE

2 hour 47 min. (150.9 miles) via I-26 W and I-40 W (entering Gatlinburg on Rte. 321 at Cosby; least amount of traffic; scenic back roads)

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Charlotte Douglas Int. Airport (CLT)​, North Carolina - CLICK HERE

3 hours 34 min. (190.3 miles) via I-40 W (entering Gatlinburg on Rte. 321 at Cosby; least amount of traffic; scenic back roads)

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TAXI SHUTTLE Services for the TYS Knoxville Airport

UBER is the most affordable - use your app.

Some alternatives:

800-TAXICAB

Connections Transportations Inc (865) 980-3384

All Right Taxi (865) 384-2443

Rocky Top Tours/John Clabough (877) 315-8687

Hitch-a-Ride/Carol Graves (865) 296-9518 (NO credit cards accepted)

 

2020 Host Hotels

Zoder's Inn & Suites

402 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN. 37738

www.zoders.com
CLICK HERE for video tour.

Zoder's is located downtown near Traffic light #3, within walking distance to many shops, restaurants & attractions. It's 1/2 mile from the GCC with a back exit shortcut onto Rte. 321 that keeps you off the busy Parkway traffic (get to the GCC in under 5 minutes). A Trolley stop is also in front.

Reservations by phone with Group Sales only: Erica Grandstaff (865) 850-7655 or email: groups@zoders.com
​Mention: "NAIL TECH EVENT" for Group rates.

 

Rates good for: July 8th - 15th, 2020

Reservation deadline: June 30th, 2020

 

Reservation Requirement: Equal to the 1st nights stay at the time of booking; additional tax is 12.75%

Cancelation Policy: If the booking is canceled within 0 to 13 days of the arrival date, Zoder’s cancellation policy is the 1st nights stay revenue will be forfeited & will not be refunded.

 

Includes: free Wifi, continental breakfast served daily from 7am-10am, wine & cheese daily from 5pm-7pm, plus cookies & milk from 8pm-10pm. Also has the use of computers for your stay, plus an indoor pool & 24 hour outdoor pool, too!

 

1 KING (accommodates 2 ppl.) = $112

2 DOUBLE BEDS (accommodates 4 ppl) = $112

Executive Suites (accommodates 4 ppl) $135
Features a living room with seasonal gas fireplace, sleeper sofa & private bedroom with a king bed, plus balcony overlooking the stream. All executive suites have a small refrigerator & coffee maker.

Tower Suites (aka condos) (accommodates 8 ppl) = $217
Features a balcony overlooking the stream, a full kitchen, dining room & living room with a Murphy bed. The private master bedroom has a king-sized bed & full bath. The second bedroom has two double beds & a full bath as well.

Zoder's Cabin #304 (accommodates 6ppl) = $260
Features 2 bedrooms (1 Queen bed in each) & 2 bathrooms, living room with sleeper sofa & seasonal gas fireplace, kitchen with stainless steel appliances, dining area with table & 4 chairs, plus front & the back porch overlooks the stream. This unique cabin is situated at the back of the property next to the Tower Suites & across from the large picnic pavilion with fire pit. 

 

Closest restaurants: Blake Shelton's Ole Red, Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg, Smoky Mtn. Trout House, No Way Jose's Cantina, Landshark Bar & Grill, Flapjacks Pancake Cabin, & the Crystelle Creek Restaurant.

Glenstone Lodge

504 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN. 37738

www.GlenstoneLodge.com
CLICK HERE for a video tour.

The Glenstone Lodge is located 2 blocks uphill from the GCC & is within walking distance to downtown at Traffic Light #8 (by Bubba Gump's); Trolley stops in front.

​Reservations: mention "NAIL TECH EVENT" for Group rates. (800) 362-9522​
Online reservations: CLICK HERE for Group rates.

 

​Rates good for: Thursday, July 9th - Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Reservation deadline: June 9th, 2020

Reservation Requirement: Equal to the 1st nights stay is required at the time of booking; additional tax is 12.75%.

Cancellations: may be made 72 hours prior to arrival date. Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival date forfeits the first night’s room/tax.​

The Greystone Lodge is under new ownership & features remodeled rooms, multi level indoor atrium pool w/waterfall & hot tub, large outdoor pool, plus a huge picnic pavilion by the stream. On-site restaurant serving breakfast from 7:00-11:00am or visit the nearby Log Cabin Pancake House.

​King (weekdays) = $99
​King (weekends) = $129
2 Queen standard (weekdays)= $99
2 Queen standard (weekends) = $129
*all rooms are up to 4 ppl max

Closest restaurants: same as the Gillette Motel, plus up the mountain is the Vista Grill.

The Gillette Motel

235 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN. 37738

Phone reservations only: (800) 437 - 0815
MENTION: "Nail Tech Event" for Group rates.

CLICK HERE for video tour.
www.gillettemotel.com ​

This family owned motel is across from the Gatlinburg Convention Center & has the friendliest staff that always takes care of our nail techs. Situated a short walk up from the Space Needle & only 1 block downhill to Traffic light #8 (Bubba Gump's) & all the Parkway action!

 

Deposit requirement: First night's lodging payment at the time of reservations.

Cancellation requirement: A 3-day notice of cancellation or change of arrival for refund (less $5 service charge per room).

 

Reservation deadline: June 11th, 2020.
Rates good for: July 9th - July 16th, 2020.

A total of 75 rooms are available for our group.

 

2 Double Beds (4ppl max) = $106 + 12.75% tax

Closest restaurants: Log Cabin Pancake House, Blaines Grill & Bar, Crawdaddy's Restaurant & Oyster Bar, Johnny Rockets, Loco Burro Fresh Mex Cantina & the Pancake Pantry.

Greystone Lodge on the River

559 Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN. 37738

www.GreystoneLodgeTN.com
CLICK HERE for a short video!

The Greystone Lodge on the River is located downtown at Traffic light #5 & is in walking distance to many shops, attractions & restaurants (No Way, Jose's Mexican Cantina is directly next door). It's 1/4 mile from the GCC & is located across from the main Trolley hub at the Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

Reservations by phone only: ‭(865) 436-5621‬
​Mention: "NAIL TECH EVENT" for Group rates.​

BEST LOCATION: REQUEST A ROOM OVERLOOKING THE STREAM & CLOSER TO THE LOBBY or POOL. 

Includes: free wireless internet, deluxe continental breakfast featuring biscuits & gravy every morning, some balconies overlooking the stream & an outdoor pool, too!

Rates good for: July 8th - 16th, 2020
Reservation deadline: June 15th, 2020

Reservation Requirement: Equal to the 1st nights stay is required at the time of booking; additional tax is 12.75%.

Cancelation Policy: All parties must contact the lodge prior to 48 hours of their scheduled check in day to cancel without charge. Once parties are within the 48 hours of check in they will be charged the first night’s lodging with tax to cancel.

Executive Queen/Queen-Non Smoking (4 ppl. max):
Friday/Saturday = $128
Sunday - Thursday = $115

The Greystone Cottages (1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA) & the family suites offer no discounted group rates, but may be also reserved:

Friday/Saturday = $300
Sunday - Thursday = $250

​*Cottages are located offsite on Roaring Fork Rd (on Rte. 321), which is a further walk to downtown, but great if you're looking for a quiet area with easy access to the GCC via a 5 minute shortcut that keeps you off the busy Parkway traffic. No scary mountain roads; flat paved parking for 2 vehicles. Use of the hotel pool & breakfast are included, plus Wifi, too.​

Closest restaurants: Blake Shelton's Ole Red, Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg, Smoky Mtn. Trout House, No Way Jose's Cantina, Landshark Bar & Grill, Flapjacks Pancake Cabin, & the Crystelle Creek Restaurant.

315 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

CLICK HERE for video tour.

​Reservations: mention "NTEC" for Group rates. (865) 436-2008
Online reservations: Click Here

Rates good for: Friday July 10th - Tuesday July 14th, 2020
Reservation deadline: by midnight on June 10th, 2020

​Located  1 block uphill from the GCC between the Bear Land Grill Market & the Log Cabin Pancake House, plus within easy walking distance to downtown at Traffic Light #8. Features a courtyard with fire pit & hot tub, plus an indoor pool, Bistro, Starbucks & Bar!  

Standard 2 Queen = $189 + 12.75% tax
only 5 rooms total available on Fri/Sat/Sun

Standard King Room = $179 + 12.75% tax
​only 5 rooms total available on Fri/Sat/Sun

Closest restaurants: same as the Gillette Motel, plus the Vista Grill up the mountain.

611 Historic Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN. 37738

CLICK HERE for video tour.

This newest hotel is located on the opposite side of the street as the GCC as you head uphill on Historic Nature Trail past the Log Cabin Pancake House & before the Sidney James Motel. It's a further walk downhill to the GCC at Traffic Light #8 (Bubba Gump's on the corner) or catch the Trolley out in front. 

 

Reservations: mention group code "NTEC" for discounted rates. ​(865) 436-4935
Online reservations: CLICK HERE

 

Rates good for: Friday July 11th - Tuesday July 14th, 2020
Reservation deadline: by midnight on June 10th, 2020

 

​King w/sofa sleeper = $159 + 12.75% tax
​5 rooms total available on Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon​

2 Queen standard = $169 + 12.75% tax
​​5 rooms total available on Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon​

Closest restaurants: same as the Gillette Motel, plus the Vista Grill up the mountain.

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