Property Location With a stay at Townsend Gateway Inn in Townsend, you'll be in the mountains, just a 3-minute walk from River Rage Go-Kart Track and 8 minutes by foot from Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. This motel is 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from Cades Cove and 15.4 mi (24.8 km) from Island at Pigeon Forge.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 30 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and separate sitting areas, and housekeeping is provided daily.Amenities Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional amenities at this motel include a picnic area and barbecue grills.Business, Other Amenities The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.