About Us

Welcome to Talley Ho Inn, Townsend's oldest, beloved motel located 1 mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Who We Are

Located one mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Talley Ho Inn is the oldest continually operated motel 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.

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 deluxe queen or king units as well as the premier 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 fourteen 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 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 wide 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.




Premier Rooms With Jacuzzis & Fireplaces

Private Balconies or Terraces With Views

Saltwater Pool

Tennis Court

Non-Smoking (All Rooms)

Pet Friendly Rooms Available

On Townsend's Walking & Bike Path

Conference Room for up to 50 People

Cottages Accommodate up to 14 People

Adjacent to Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center

One Mile to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

8 Miles to Historic Cades Cove

17 Miles to Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg

Independently Owned & Operated

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Notice to our Guest

The office is currently open.
We currently do not have daily room service & we have dark days between guests for cleaning.
We have two buildings (A & B) that are pet friendly. These are the only two buildings on the property that are pet friendly.
If you would like to make a reservation please call the motel and leave a message and someone will get back with you for assistance.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon.