About Us

Located one mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Talley Ho Inn is the oldest continually operated hotel in Townsend. Victor Talley and his wife Helen began renting the original eight units in 1953, while Victor worked at Aluminum Company of America in nearby Alcoa. Today the inn is operated by the third generation of the Talley family.

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Discover Relaxation

On the peaceful side of the Smokies discover the Talley Ho Inn. Surrounded by mountain beauty, the Talley Ho offers lodgings to please everyone, from vacationing families to honeymoon couples. Private balconies or terraces compliment the queen or king units as well as the deluxe rooms with Jacuzzis and fireplaces. The spacious grounds can be enjoyed by children and adults for play and relaxation. For larger groups, the Talley Ho has cottages to accommodate up to sixteen people with complete kitchen convenience. A conference room with kitchen and woodburning fireplace serves up to fifty people and is perfect for meetings and receptions. A restaurant adjoins the Talley Ho property for convenient dining. So come discover the Talley Ho Inn. And enjoy your Smoky Mountain visit.

Discover the Fun

The peaceful side of the Smokies offers a variety of fun and activities without the hassles. Talley Ho Inn, in Townsend, Tennessee, is your home for discovering the fun. Walk or bike on the popular bike path, horseback ride over scenic trails, fish or tube in crystal clear mountain streams, or browse local antique and craft shops.

The Smoky Mountain National Park is an endless source of entertainment offering scenic views, miles of hiking trails and a wild variety of wildflowers and vegetation. An eleven-mile loop winding through historic Cades Cove provides a look at pioneer life featuring cabins, churches, and a working grist mill. Relaxation and fun are waiting for you to discover at the Talley Ho Inn.

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