reviews for: listing #41745 - Gatlinburg, Tennessee Cabin rental

Bearway To Heaven 2BR 2 BA Gatlinburg Log Cabin
  • bedrooms  2
  • pool  no
  • type  Cabin
  • baths  2
  • hot tub  yes
  • community  Forrest Springs
  • sleeps  6
  • pets allowed  no
  • rates (USD) $135 - $195 /nt
    $810 - $1,190 /wk

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Great Cabin!!!

Review submitted: June 20, 2014   Date of arrival: June 8, 2014

This cabin is beautiful! It is a smaller cabin with 2 bedrooms, but it's very nice and updated. The entire cabin is all wood, inside and out, which give that true cabin feel. It is in a neighborhood-like area, but there is enough distance from other cabins to still have plenty of privacy. One of our favorite features was the jacuzzi hot tub on the private, screened-in deck off of the master bedroom downstairs. Another great feature was that all of the basic kitchen assesories needed to cook our meals were already provided. There were pots, pans, baking sheets, measuring cups, casserole dishes, pitchers for sweet tea/Koolaid, and plenty of plates, bowls, drinkware, and silverware. Another plus was there was great water preasure for bathing/showering. We have stayed in other cabins before with barely any water preasure, so this was a huge win for us. The owners have done a wonderful job making sure you feel right at home in this cabin. We will definitely stay again!

Recommended for: families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: April and Family we are so glad our cabin provided a wonderful experience for your vacation. We appreciate you taking the time to enter such a nice review. We look forward to hearing from you again!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

Perfect, secluded cabin in the woods!

Review submitted: June 4, 2014   Date of arrival: May 25, 2014

This cabin was even better than the photos -- super cute, VERY clean. Owners contacted us after we arrived to make sure everything was Ok. It has everything we wanted and then some -- wifi, grill, hot tub in a screened in porch, Jacuzzi tub, bluray player, pool table, board games. Wifi was sufficient to hook up my laptop to the TV in the living room and stream movies. It is surrounded by trees, very private. There is a nice view of the mountains from the front porch, with beautiful views of the sunset. It's very conveniently located close to the main strip in town, and many of the hiking trails in the smokeys. We did several hikes, including to the top of Mount LeConte, and it was SO nice to soak in the hot tub at the end of the day. Beds were comfy, living room furniture was also very comfy. Kitchen was stocked with basics (oil, mustard, a few coffee packets, tea, hot cocoa, seran wrap, aluminum foil) along with pots, pans, cooking utensils, knives. We mostly cooked our own meals, and had everything we needed. If we go back to Gatlinburg, will definitely stay here again!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Michael, thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are so glad our property exceeded you expectations. We want to make traveling easy for our guest and attempt to keep the extras stocked. We do hope you can return soon and stay at Bearway To Heaven.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Beautiful Cabin

Review submitted: May 22, 2014   Date of arrival: May 11, 2014

Loved the stay here felt like my home away from home it was great to be that close to downtown gatlinburg but still feel like your miles away in the
mountains our favorite was the hot tub after a day downtown walking and shopping it was nice to come back and relax in the hot tub we will visit again :-)

Recommended for: age 55+, sight seeing

Owners response: Thomas we agree that our cabin does feel like it is miles away from everything and then you can be where all the action is within minutes. If you are in need of solitude you are short distance from trails for peaceful walks or hikes also. Our cleaner does a wonderful job maintaing a crystal clear hot tub for each guest to enjoy after those long walks or hikes. She changes the water after each guest. Thanks so much for the review!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Home away from Home!

Review submitted: May 15, 2014   Date of arrival: May 5, 2014

We love this cabin, I don't even know how many times we have stayed her now. The owners are excellent and are always adding nice touches and updates. We love the peaceful, relaxing atmosphere and the cabin is so comfortable ! Bearway to Heaven is our favorite place to stay!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Jani and Greg thanks again for being guest again at our cabin and sharing your experience with others. We are glad you enjoyed the additions to the cabin and hope the new ceiling fan on the screened porch provided a much cooler setting during the unusually warm weather for this time of year! We look forward to hearing from you again.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Truly a little piece of heaven

Review submitted: May 8, 2014   Date of arrival: April 30, 2014

This was our second stay in Gatlinburg and our first in a cabin. I can guarantee you, when in Gatlinburg, we well not ever stay in a hotel again. This cabin was ideally located for privacy and peace and quiet. It was relaxing, after a day of sight seeing, to come back and relax in the hot tub. I could't have asked for more. Thank you for opening your home to us.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Sharon thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. That is what we've told several people, once you've tried a cabin you'll never go back! We are glad you found it to be relaxing and hope you can return again for another relaxing stay.

Glenn and Vickie-Owners of Bearway To Heaven

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Amazing!

Review submitted: May 5, 2014   Date of arrival: April 21, 2014

This was our 2nd visit to Bearway to Heaven and it was more enjoyable than the first time! The cabin is so convenient to downtown and my boys enjoy having a yard to pass the football. Everything was so clean and the spring flowers on the porch were beautiful. We love this cabin and will stay here on our next trip!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Bridgett so glad you enjoyed it more this time. Our cabin has a perfect yard for the younger ones (and even adults) to play games and for hikes in the woods. Last year was our first year to have the flowers and they really added a nice touch. Thanks to our guest watering the flowers, they survived a hot summer last year! We look forward to hearing from you again for your next visit.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Pefect Home Away from Home

Review submitted: April 2, 2014   Date of arrival: March 27, 2014

This cabin is perfect if you're looking for...relaxation, heavenly hot tub, comfy beds, great selection of movies and games, wonderful kitchen, close to town yet secluded. Just what we were looking for! As soon as you walk in you smile and think "exactly what I was hoping for". We weren't there 15 minutes and I was already relaxing on the porch rocking chair looking at the mountains. This was our 1st time to TN so the narrow steep roads were a tad scary but we got used to them quickly. LOVED that the cabin is on the end of the road and more secluded than most, yet only a couple miles from town. No need to keep searching for a great place to stay...Bearway to Heaven is it. Perfect size for our family of 4.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Janine and Family we are so glad you enjoyed the cabin. Thank you for taking the time to submit such a nice review. The narrow, curvy roads are scary but fortunately the roads to our cabin are some of the safer ones because they are not on the side of a mountain and the grade of the hills aren't as bad as the cabins in higher elevations. The seclusion and privacy is the thing we love best about our cabin but you can be to the popular destinations within minutes. We hope you can return soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

Family trip

Review submitted: March 12, 2014   Date of arrival: February 28, 2014

We were in town for a family gathering/memorial service and needed extra cabins for all of our family. We stayed in this cabin. The owners have included all the amenities you will need. The kitchen was well stocked. The pool table and game room area had all you would ever need. Rooms were comfortable. We enjoyed the fireplace as well. it was a nice touch to have the owners call to see that everything was okay and that we had arrived safely.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers

Owners response: Elaine I know it was a sad time for you and your family for the memorial service but yet a wonderful time having a reunion for family you have not seen in years. We are so glad that our cabin provided a comfortable place to relax during the down time. Thanks for you kind review and we hope you get to return soon.
Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

Bearway to Heaven is Beary Heavenly!

Review submitted: January 13, 2014   Date of arrival: January 8, 2014

What a heavenly retreat! We combined a business trip with pleasure & it was indeed a pleasure. It is evident that this spacious yet cozy cabin receives a lot of TLC. Everything was well maintained. It is furnished with attention to detail. The kitchen is well stocked. The linens and towels were great. We enjoyed the pool table and hot tub. Very comfortable beds, too. The cabin is very private at the end of the road with breathtaking views. Just remember this is a mountain cabin, so the roads are narrow & hilly. I would suggest the trip insurance during winter months. Well done, Vickie & Glenn. We will be back!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Lou Anne, thank you so much for the wonderful review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Yes, Gatlinburg is a mountain town and the roads to many of the cabins are narrow but the road to our cabin is less scary than many of the surrounding properties. There are just a couple of moderate steep grades and minimal curves, and you do not feel like you are going to fall off the side of a mountain like many of the other roads in the area.

We hope you can return again when you can stay longer and strictly for pleasure!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 

Disconnected to Reconnect

Review submitted: December 10, 2013   Date of arrival: November 30, 2013

We have been going non stop all year and hadn't had a whole lot of time to spend together. This was the perfect get-a-way to just disconnect from everyone and focus on each other! We enjoyed every minute of our time there and are already looking forward to coming back next year!

Owners response: Amy we are so glad our cabin provided a place that your family could reconnect. On some of our visits all I want to do is just enjoy the peace, solitude and the beauty of nature. It is good for the soul! We look forward to hearing from you soon. Happy New Year to you and your family!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 5 / 5

 

Thanksgiving week at Bearway to Heaven

Review submitted: December 3, 2013   Date of arrival: November 23, 2013

Had a wonderful stay at your cabin! Everything was great. Location was perfect. Christmas decorations were fun and festive! Enjoyed just taking the time to relax and spend time with the family. Could not have asked for a better place to do this. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Terry and Family we are so glad you enjoyed Bearway To Heaven. Christmas is such a fun time and special time to spend with family and glad the festive decorations provided a special touch. We really enjoy decorating for our guest. Please keep us in mind for your next visit.

Glenn and Vickie Hill

Helpful votes: 5 / 5

 

Love this cabin!

Review submitted: October 16, 2013   Date of arrival: October 5, 2013

Bearway to Heaven is ALWAYS our first choice when we visit the area. This cabin is super comfortable, well decorated, and the location is perfect! Although the cabin is close to Gatlinburg, you feel secluded. The screened in porch with hot tub, bistro set, and swing is my favorite place to relax. It has a lovely wooded view which is very private. Since I love to cook, the well supplied kitchen and convenient grill are great! We can't say enough positive things about Bearway-it is the perfect place to stay when visiting the Smokies
Glenn and Vickie are the absolute best and are always helpful and great at communication.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Jani we want Bearway To Heaven to continue to be your first choice. We have taken down the fall decorations and the Christmas ones are up. There are still some days open before Christmas and in January for you to book so you can enjoy the decor. Thanks again for your nice review!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 8 / 8

 

Anniversary!

Review submitted: October 1, 2013   Date of arrival: September 24, 2013

Glenn and Vicki were very helpful. They responded very quickly to all inquiries. There is 1 other cabin on this street but it is not right next to it. The cabin was at the end of the street. We loved the privacy we had. The cabin is off of one of the first main lights in Gatlinburg so we didnt have to drive thru the traffic. It was far enough away but still very close to everything. We absolutely loved our stay. Kitchen was FULLY furnished. It had everything we needed. There were plenty of towels. There was also an information book full of things to do in Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge. Cabin was clean and smelled soooo good. We loved everything about the cabin. We got in the hot tub just about everynight, had coffee on the front porch every morning. it was cool enough to have the windows open. It rained for about a day and a half but that didnt bother us because the cabin was like home away from home. We stayed at the cabin and watched movies - there was a dvd player. We just absolutely LOVED our stay and have already recommended it to friends and will be back with our kids. Be sure to read their guest book in the cabin, there were some good entries that gave heads up on some good trails around the cain.

Recommended for: families with young children, girls getaway, romantic getaway

Owners response: Teresa and Billy sounds like you had a very enjoyable anniversary celebration! Our cabin is perfect for those special romantic celebrations because of the privacy of the back porch and hot tub. So many of the cabins in the area have hot tubs but you look down on other properties for the whole world to view you. We hope you do get to return soon with your entire family because we are kid friendly also. Our level front yard and the surrounding woods makes it the perfect place to play and explore! Thanks for taking the time to submit such a nice review.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 7 / 7

 

Just Perfect!

Review submitted: August 12, 2013   Date of arrival: July 31, 2013

We love this cabin-it feels like our home away from home! We have stayed here many times and cannot wait to come back in October! Vickie and Glenn are great. The cabin is well stocked, extremely comfortable, and a great location. LOVE the new appliances , the comfy beds and sofas, and the flowers were beautiful. We like to eat and relax on the porch and while eating dinner , a bear came to visit! I quickly gathered our plates and headed inside. Greg was able to get quite a few great photos! We also had visits from turkeys and a luna moth. it was a wonderful, relaxing visit and we always look forward to returning. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cabin!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Jani and Greg, thank you again for being our guest. Glenn and I are so jealous because we have not gotten a close up view of a bear at the cabin. We have always just caught a glimpse of one as it is scurrying up the hill. Thanks also for taking the time to post the pictures of the bear and the flowers. We have not seen the flowers in person since we planted them in early spring and were so afraid they would not survive the heat. The flowers look beautiful, thanks to cooler temperatures, a rainier season, and guest like you that have watered them! We appreciate you sharing with us and other people your experience at our cabin and are so glad it was a relaxing stay. Your October stay will be here before you know it!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 5 / 6

 

Beautiful!

Review submitted: July 31, 2013   Date of arrival: July 21, 2013

This cabin is beautiful. It was the perfect size for our family of 4. It was very close to all of the attractions but still secluded & private. The hot tub is on a very private enclosed back porch. There is a lot of parking which is not the case at a lot of other cabins. Vicki was very helpful. We were very happy with our decision to stay in this cabin & will definitely stay here again if we get the chance to go back to Gatlinburg.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Dawhn thank you so much for taking time to post a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you do get to return soon. The private, screened porch with the hot tub, ample parking, and conveniency are just a few things that makes Bearway To Heaven a prime vacation rental.

Helpful votes: 6 / 7

 

Weekend Getaway

Review submitted: July 23, 2013   Date of arrival: July 19, 2013

Our daughter wanted to celebrate her 11th birthday at a cabin in the Smokies. We had a wonderful weekend! Enjoyed Dollywood and Splash Country. This cabin was very relaxing to come "home" to after a day at the parks! The hot tub was fabulous! The beds are super comfortable. We didn't see any bears, though :(

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with young children, families with teenagers, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Susan we hope your daughter had a very memorable birthday celebration. Thank you for sharing your experience at Bearway to Heaven and please keep us in mind for your next visit.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 6 / 7

 

Wonderful cabin!

Review submitted: July 14, 2013   Date of arrival: July 9, 2013

This cabin gets such high reviews because it is everthing that it is advertised to be. The owners are so nice and helpful,the cabin is so clean,the beds are very comfortable,the kitchen is one of the best stocked cabins we have stayed in. The hot tub was glorious! The location is so private yet you can be downtown Gatlinburg in 5-10 minutes. We would for sure stay at this beautiful cabin again!! Thank you again Glenn and Vickie for everything.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: Linda, thank you so much for the wonderful review! We do think it is important to have a well stocked kitchen as well as a very clean property. Our cleaner always does a great job getting our property clean and ready in a timely manner as she has done for the past 5 years. The summer time can be very busy in Gatlinburg, but using the map we provide in our information book to bypass all the traffic can get you to the heart of Gatlinburg much faster. We do hope you can return soon but come back in the off seasons for a much slower pace in the Smokeys. Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 5 / 5

 

Wonderful Smoky Mountain Cabin

Review submitted: June 6, 2013   Date of arrival: May 27, 2013

Cabin is exactly as advertised - close to the main strip in Gatlinburg and the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The cabin was very clean and we were very comfortable, it is well stocked with movies and games the whole family can enjoy and the kitchen has very well stocked. We did not have any problems finding the cabin, the directions were perfect and the level parking was great. The beds were very comfortable, the hot tub wonderful! We didn't spend a lot of time at the cabin as we spent most of our days in enjoying the park, but it felt like home after a day of hiking. We really enjoyed the rockers on the front porch and spent a couple nights out there snacking and watching the sun set over the hills of Gatlinburg, listening to the birds - just beautiful. We would definitely stay here again, it really had everything we were looking for!

Recommended for: families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, sight seeing

Owners response: John and Tina thanks for the wonderful review! Sounds like you had a busy schedule with all the wonderful things to do in the area but so glad our cabin provided a place that felt like home. We do strive to make it very comfortable and inviting for all our guest. We look forward to hearing from you again.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Quiet Get Away

Review submitted: May 9, 2013   Date of arrival: May 3, 2013

Bearway To Heaven was clean, well maintained and secluded. It is at the end of a road so it was very private. The furnishings and appliances were very high end. The guys played pool on the new pool table. We enjoyed the hot tub and rocking chairs on the front porch. Vickie and Glenn made everything easy for us and even called to check to see if everything was okay. I recommend this cabin to anyone who wants a secluded place but only a few miles to downtown. I recommend "The Peddler" in downtown. It is a little pricey for families but the food was delish and the salad bar was the best that I have seen since Vegas.
Cades Cove is a great nature ride. It is about a 3 hour trip from start to finish. We did see 3 bears, deer, turkeys, horses, coyote and some points of interest along the road. Great visit.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: JoAnn,

Thanks for taking the time to write a nice review. Cades Cove is a wonderful day trip and most of the time you get to see a variety of wildlife while there. Sorry you didn't see any wild life while at the cabin. Hope it was a memorable trip for you and your friends. Please return soon to Bearway To Heaven.

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Perfect Location!

Review submitted: April 1, 2013   Date of arrival: March 24, 2013

We were so happy when we arrived at Bearway to Heaven! The location of the cabin is on a private road only 2-3 minutes from the east parkway! My boys loved playing in the grassy front yard and large paved area. Glenn and Vickie made our Spring Break getaway so memorable with the easy reservation process and follow up phone call upon arrival to make sure everything was perfect. We are already planning our next trip to Gatlinburg and this cabin is our new home away from home.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: Bridgett and Family we are so glad you have found your "home away from home". A nice play area should be important when a family with children is searching for a property. So many of the rentals in the area hang off a cliff and have very limited parking space much less a level front yard with lots of parking area for cars. We are so lucky because we feel our cabin has it all, location, privacy, conveniency, view and lots of level outside space! We also have also been blessed with so many wonderful guest like you. We look forward to hearing from you again. Thanks for taking time to share your experience with others.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Favorite Getaway!

Review submitted: February 18, 2013   Date of arrival: February 2, 2013

We have stayed at Glenn and Vickie's beautiful cabin frequently and always enjoy being there. The location is perfect, the cabin is extremely comfortable and beautifully decorated. We enjoy being able to cook out or cook in the well stocked kitchen. Love the screened in porch and hot tub as well as the front porch! We have been coming to the Smokies since we were married 30 years ago and look forward to spending our 30th wedding anniversary here in July! Vickie and Glenn are the perfect owners. Thank you for sharing your cabin with us!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Jani and Greg, we feel so blessed that you found Bearway To Heaven and chose our cabin to celebrate your 30th anniversary. You have stayed at our cabin more than we have so we need to give you the title "honorary owners". We are grateful that you treat our cabin as your own and go out of your way to take care of any problems you find before you even call us. In no way do we expect this of our guests but you and Greg go beyond the call of duty. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences at our cabin. Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

This is our forth time.. that should say it all.

Review submitted: February 18, 2013   Date of arrival: January 27, 2013

This is our forth time staying at Bearway to Heaven with the our family. Three adults, three kids. Gatlingburg is a fun place for families, and this cabin is in ideal location. Extremely close to Gatlinburg main street, but with the feel of seclusion. Located at the end of a street, up a hill no less, you feel very secluded. My kids call it "our cabin". They enjoy the hot tube at night and the many board games available, not to mention the big TV of course. We enjoy the convenience of cooking for the whole crowd and not having to go out for dinner every night.There is a real grocery store about 5 minute drive which is really convenient. Clean and friendly we have always enjoyed our stays.

Recommended for: families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Carlos and family, what an honor to have your family for your 4th visit. We are so glad you got to ski. The neatest part we have found renting our cabin on our own instead of using a management company, is that we get to know so many people and their families. Even though we just communicate by email, but most people by phone, we feel a real connection to all guest. We feel like we need to have a board up at the cabin like you see at dentist's offices for all past guest to put up a picture of them and their families. I guess with the way society has changed that is what facebook is for. If you don't mind sharing your family on FB please post some pictures on our cabin FB page. Thanks again for posting your nice comments on our site. We look forward to your next visit.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Perfect Mountain Getaway

Review submitted: January 26, 2013   Date of arrival: January 19, 2013

Bearway to Heaven is the perfect mountain getaway spot. The cabin provides a very welcoming atmosphere in a perfect location, the owners obviously enjoy providing a well-cared-for retreat, and the beds and linens are amazing !! We have stayed at other cabins in the area over the last several years, but our future vacations will be at BearWay to Heaven -- we had an amazing time -- perfect cabin in the perfect location.....

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Vicki, thanks so much for your wonderful review! We make every attempt to keep Bearway To Heaven in tip-top condition and provide a very clean property with some of little extras that other properties in the area do not provide. We are so glad you have plans to return and please share Bearway To Heaven with your family and friends.

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

Young

Review submitted: December 18, 2012   Date of arrival: December 7, 2012

We booked this trip for my son's 19th Birthday all in one day! The process was extremely efficient and the pricing and location was great!! We will definitely stay here again and will recommend to all of our friends!!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: Melissa we are so glad you could take advantage of our last minute special for you son's birthday and found the process easy. We hope he enjoyed his time in Gatlinburg with his friends as well as time spent at the cabin. We appreciate you recommending Bearway To Heaven to all your friends and family.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

Nice location

Review submitted: November 6, 2012   Date of arrival: October 26, 2012

Nice view, secluded yet close to attractions and downtown. Enjoyed our stay. All tough the pool table should be checked. Hard to enjoy a game when the balls all roll towards the center of the table. : )

Recommended for: families with teenagers

Owners response: Kelly thanks for your response. We will definitely check out the pool table. We have leveled it several times but it keeps getting moved and gets uneven again. So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope your get a chance to return soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

Comfort & Convenience

Review submitted: October 22, 2012   Date of arrival: September 29, 2012

This is a beautiful property, well maintained, well stocked, and well decorated. The location is close to all the action of town, but also very private and scenic. The view off the front porch is spectacular. We especially enjoyed the hot tub after a long day of exploring in the National Forest.

Recommended for: age 55+, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Robin, we love sitting on the front porch drinking our coffee and taking in the views. The hot tub is the best place to be after those long hikes in the mountains or just anytime you want to relax on a secluded screened porch in the middle of nature. Thanks for your wonderful comments and look forward to hearing from you again for a future stay.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Favorite Place to stay!!

Review submitted: October 22, 2012   Date of arrival: October 14, 2012

We come to the Smokies several times a year and Vickie and Glenn's cabin is always our first choice! The cabin is beautifully decorated, extremely comfortable , and in the perfect location! It is close to everything but feels secluded. Vickie and Glenn have thought of everything! The cabin is well supplied so you can cook or grill out and we enjoy relaxing in the hot tub and screened porch. I love the seasonal decorations for fall and Christmas!! We can't wait to come back!! Thank you for sharing your cabin with us!!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Jani and Greg, we are always honored to have you return to our cabin. When you are there we feel as if we have family watching over our cabin and know that you love and care for it as much as we do. We also appreciate all the pictures you post on facebook. Thanks for taking the time to post a comment about your experience at Bearway To Heaven.

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Great Cabin

Review submitted: September 21, 2012   Date of arrival: September 16, 2012

Clean and cozy cabin, excellent location. Just what we were looking for... close to town but peaceful.

Recommended for: age 55+, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Paula, thank you for your stay at Bearway To Heaven. We think our convenient location but the feeling of being miles from everything is one of the great features of our cabin. We hope you get to return soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

amazing cabin

Review submitted: August 15, 2012   Date of arrival: August 8, 2012

This is a beautiful cabin with the perfect location! It was so close to town yet secluded at the same time. This cabin has it all from top to bottom. We loved the screened in porch with the hot tub it was so nice to relax out there after a long day and not have to worry about bugs. This was a family vacation with our 3 kids and kt was so nice to have a play pen and the portable high chair to use it really saved us. This cabin has the most comfortable beds and furniture we loved it! The cabin was decorated so beautiful and was so clean. I honestly cant say enough great things about it. We will be relocating to the knoxville area next year but we still are looking foward to coming to this cabin in the fall. I will be telling all my friends and family about the fantastic stay we had at this cabin! Thank you so much to Glenn and Vickie for allowing us to vacation in your beautiful cabin we will be back!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Suzanne and family, thanks so much for choosing Bearway To Heaven and we are glad you could put the booster chair and the pac-n-play to good use. Glenn and I remember what it was like to pack up kids plus all the baby things you needed for trips, like packing up everything but the kitchen sink! We want to make it easier for our guest to travel and not have to worry about all of those baby things. Hope you get to come back this fall. It's right around the corner and we are almost booked up for October. Good luck with the move to Knoxville and hope living that close doesn't keep you from returning to our cabin. Thank you so much for taking the time to enter such a nice review about our cabin for other potential guest to read.

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

Writers Dream!

Review submitted: June 28, 2012   Date of arrival: June 9, 2012

It was more than I expected, the most warm and welcoming atmosphere greeted us upon our arrival and stayed with us until we left. I will return for a fall view one day and highly recommend it. Thanks to Glenn and Vicki for your little piece of heaven and for your phone call during our stay, that meant a lot!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Angela,

We really enjoy speaking with our guest on the phone because we feel like we get to know you better and can help with any questions about the cabin or with the area. Thank you so much for posting your poems about our cabin on our facebook page. We are so glad Bearway To Heaven was inspirational for your writings. Maybe you can talk your husband into coming with you on your next trip.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Repeat travelers cannot say enough good things about Bearway to Heaven

Review submitted: May 22, 2012   Date of arrival: February 17, 2012

We rented the cabin again for a weeks vacation-this time in February, 2012. Once again it was a totally wonderful & relaxing experience. Glenn & Vicki provide everything-including the kitchen sink. The cabin is immaculate, the kitchen has every pot & pan imaginable, and the towels and linens are top shelf! We've told everyone at work about this beautiful cabin & highly recommend it to anyone looking for a vacation rental. Please do not be nervous renting a cabin without seeing it in person first; this cabin is even nicer than the photos. We will definitely be back yet again.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: Ann and Don,

We are so glad you got to return to Bearway To Heaven but hope you were not disappointed that you did not get 12 inches of snow this time. Thank you so much for taking the time to enter your wonderful comments and for recommending it. Hopefully you can come back next time for a different season.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 5 / 5

 

Winter Retreat

Review submitted: January 18, 2012   Date of arrival: January 13, 2012

Thank you for sharing your lovely cabin with us. We had such a great time there. The weather was pretty cold and windy and sitting by the fireplace was such a treat. The cabin was very accurately described in the listing and, even though we did not meet you personally, we felt like you were very gracious hosts. We plan to visit again and based on our experience we will definitely want to come to Bearway to Heaven and recommend it to our friends.

Recommended for: age 55+, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Janice,

Thank you for taking the time to enter such a nice comment. The gas fireplace always keeps the cabin so warm and toasty on those cold winter nights. We hope you do get the chance to stay at Bearway To Heaven again and thanks for recommending it to your friends.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Outstanding Value

Review submitted: December 21, 2011   Date of arrival: December 15, 2011

This Cabin was everything and more. Pictures do not do this place justice. The Christmas decorations really set the atmosphere. Clean, and plenty of room. We will return.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: David and Kathy we are so glad you found our cabin on VRBO and that you enjoyed it. David we know you have been serving in Iraq and appreciate your service to our country. We truly hope our cabin was a nice respite for you and Kathy during this busy season. Decorating the cabin for the holidays is fun but we just wish we could stay and enjoy them more. We wish you and your family a happy holiday season and a wonderful New Year!

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 
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Second visit!

Review submitted: December 3, 2011   Date of arrival: October 19, 2011

Thank you again Glenn and Vickie for sharing your wonderful cabin with us again. Our second time was just as wonderful and the first! We can't wait to come back for a third visit.

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 
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Saw momma bear and three cubs around cabin

Review submitted: December 3, 2011   Date of arrival: October 12, 2011

The cabin is very beautiful. Everything was nice and clean. We loved the decorations. The hot tub was a lot of fun. We look forward to coming back.

Thank you!

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 
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Family stories and lots of laughter

Review submitted: December 3, 2011   Date of arrival: October 8, 2011

Glenn and Vickie,

The four of us enjoyed our stay at Bearway To Heaven. We appreciate the extra care you have taken to furnish and decorate the cabin in a comfortable manner. We loved the fall decorations. Those pumpkins, scarecrows, fall leaves and flowers are great additions in October.

Thank you for our pleasant stay.

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 
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Truly the most comfortable bed

Review submitted: December 3, 2011   Date of arrival: September 11, 2011

We loved your house so much. It was home away from home. Decorated beautifully! Having a fully stocked kitchen was absolutely the best thing about the cabin. Everything was clean and organized. It will always be a happily remembered honeymoon!

**We will recommend to all of our family and friends.

BTW - We loved the bed. It felt like heaven and was truly the most comfortable bed and warmest comforter I had ever used. If you ever decide to redecorate please email me about purchasing.

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 
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Thanks for the wonderful cabin.

Review submitted: December 3, 2011   Date of arrival: August 5, 2011

We loved the homeyness and the hot tub. We loved being remote but close enough to zip into town. Everything was great.

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 
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Best Place By Far

Review submitted: December 3, 2011   Date of arrival: July 10, 2011

Vickie and Glenn - We absolutely loved your cabin. It felt like home. I've never slept as well on vacation as I did here.

We loved the decor and all of the added touches. Great movie collection and the guys enjoyed the pool table.

We would very much like to come back to your cabin. This is the third time tat we have been to Gatlinburg and this is the best place we've stayed by far.

Thanks so much for sharing your home with us. Hope to come back soon!

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 
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Cabin was wonderful

Review submitted: December 3, 2011   Date of arrival: June 24, 2011

Cabin was wonderful. The cabin was well stocked and even had some items that we had forgotten. Weather was great all week. The girls (15 & 12) enjoyed having their own space upstairs. My husband and I enjoyed sitting on the deck and porch.

Hot tub came in handy after long hikes. We really enjoyed being in Gatlinburg during the evenings. Lots of people but fun.

Thanks for sharing your wonderful with us. This was our second time in Tennessee, first time in this cabin and will choose this Bearway To Heaven again.

We were on the porch rockers and heard a noise......yes BEARS!! Now we can finally say that we saw one in the wild.

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 
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Cabin Better Than We Could Imagine

Review submitted: December 3, 2011   Date of arrival: June 20, 2011

Cabin Better Than We Could Imagine - Beautiful inside and all of the comforts of home. Our grandson enjoyed the pool table and games and we enjoyed the hot tub.

On our first night at the cabin a few hours after we arrived Sara was sitting in the rocker out front, she heard some leaves rustling thought it was Garrett playing around. But to her surprise a bear was coming up the hill and onto to the driveway. She went to get a camera but the bear went up the hill before she could take the picture.

Thank you both for a relaxing four days in this mountain retreat.

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

The perfect cabin!!

Review submitted: November 1, 2011   Date of arrival: October 27, 2011

This little jewel is all it is pictured to be. Very cute, well maintained. I do recommend you follow the directions for the burglar alarm, especially if you are not familiar with one. Our kids set this one off by accident, totally our fault, but it makes you feel even safer. Very nice accommodation, linens, everything.We plan on going back. You are close to everything but secluded, what more could you ask for. I would highly recommend this cabin to my friends and family. Thank you Glenn and Vicki!!!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Candace,

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. That was not a problem about the alarm. It happens more that you would think. It gives us security knowing that it is functioning properly for our guest. We are just thankful that it has always been a false alarm and not the real thing. Thanks for recommending our cabin.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Excellent Place For a Getaway

Review submitted: October 22, 2011   Date of arrival: October 12, 2011

Our trip to the Smokies for our 20th anniversary was one of the best we've ever taken. A big factor in making is so great was Bearway to Heaven. The cabin was extremely clean and very well decorated. The location was great. It is close to all of the attractions. Yet it is far enough away that it gives you a sense of isolation. The information book provided by the owners makes it seem like you have your own personal tour guide. There is information on restaurants, hiking trails, attractions in the city, and places to shop. The directions provided by the owners helped us avoid all of the congested streets and sped up our trip. We can see ourselves going back here in the future.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with young children, families with teenagers, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Zemir, thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. It is important to us to have as much information at our fingertips when we travel to save time and this is what we want for our guest. We are glad our informational book was helpful for you and your family. Don't forget to ask for the "repeat guest" discount for your next booking. Hope you hear from you soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 

Great little cabin!

Review submitted: October 21, 2011   Date of arrival: October 16, 2011

This cabin is even nicer than it looks in the pictures. It is kept in immaculate condition and has terrific views! My wife wanted to take the bed home with us because it was so comfortable. :-) Even the sleeper sofa was very comfortable. We saw probably 20 wild turkeys right behind our cabin! They said the bears had been by recently, but we never saw them the 3 days we were there. The location in perfect as well. Close enough to the main attractions, but you would never know you were near a large city from the surroundings. Very peaceful location at the end of a cove. We will definitely be returning!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Ralph thanks so much the wonderful review. Comfortable beds are important to us also. There is nothing like going on a trip and not being able to sleep because of a terrible mattress. Next to our own bed those beds are the next best thing. Glad to hear that the new sofa sleeper slept well. We are so glad that we had those trees removed to open up a view. For the few days we were there last time we really enjoyed sitting in those big rockers on the front porch taking in the view. We hope you get to return to Bearway To Heaven soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Bearway to Heaven

Review submitted: September 4, 2011   Date of arrival: August 28, 2011

We had a wonderful time at Bearway to Heaven. Everything was perfect, and the cabin was very clean. Glenn and Vickie were wonderful to work with. I would recommend this cabin!

Recommended for: families with young children, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Amanda, thank you for your recommendation of Bearway To Heaven and glad you found everything to be perfect. Please keep us in mind for your next visit and don't forget to mention the repeat guest incentive. Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Beautiful, cozy cabin with great location

Review submitted: August 30, 2011   Date of arrival: August 20, 2011

My family (2 kids, 2 adults) stayed for a week in the cabin. We had a wonderful time. The cabin was lovely, well maintained, well appointed, and in the middle of the woods with a great location. The photos are pretty accurate. We went hiking every day in the Smokies and the location was very convenient to the National Park. We had one minor and non-critical issue with the cabin which Glenn and Vickie resolved very quickly -- much appreciated. The screened in porch with the hot tub and swinging chair was great. My son & husband loved the billiard table. Saw bears and wild turkeys around the cabin. We've used Home Away every year for the last 6 years and this was one of the best rentals we've gotten through Home Away. Highly recommended.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with young children, families with teenagers, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Theresa and Family,

Thanks so much for the wonderful review. We appreciate you letting us know about the issue with the screened in porch and glad it was resolved. Our cleaner does a wonderful job cleaning and maintaining our property but on rare occasions some things get missed. If you took any pictures of the bears and turkeys around the cabin we would love for you to share them on our cabin facebook page. Hope you and your family get the opportunity to return and will stay at Bearway To Heaven.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 

Bearway to Heaven A peice of heaven

Review submitted: August 24, 2011   Date of arrival: August 15, 2011

Beautiful, clean, close to Gatlinburg. Saw a bear hanging out in the yard! Wonderful experience!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Donna we are glad you had a wonderful experience and got to see a bear. Seeing a bear seems to be the highlight of the trip for most people! We hope you can return again and will stay at Bearway To Heaven.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Exceeded Expectations!

Review submitted: August 18, 2011   Date of arrival: August 5, 2011

My husband & and our friends, that we have know for over 40 years, vacation together in a different spot every year! We were so pleased to arrive at Bearway to Heaven and find it exactly as it was described. We enjoyed the seclusion of the cabin, yet it was not too far from the activities of the area. It also is located close to the City Hall, where we parked for free and hopped trollies to go downtown and several other locations. This was much easier than trying to find parking downtown and it was fun! The cabin itself was immaculate and the furniture was very comfortable. Because the kitchen and dining area had everything we needed, we only ate dinner out once! It was so enjoyable to sit with friends and enjoy the nature around us, whether we were eating, relaxing on couch, playing games, or sitting in the hot tub!! Seeing a bear near the cabin was a plus!
I have and will recommend this property to anyone I know visiting this area. I would recommend visiting Cades Cove, Clingman's Dome and ziplining with CLIMB Works.
Above all, we really appreciate the owners, Glenn & Vicki, being willing to answer any questions we had prior to renting. After arriving, they called to make sure everything was going well with our stay. They truly care about their guests and want them to enjoy the cabin. I'm so glad they are making it available for others to enjoy. If we visit the area again, we will most definitely stay at Bearway to Heaven!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Ronald, Karen and Friends,

Thanks you so much for the very nice review. We are so glad that Bearway To Heaven provided a comfortable place for you to enjoy being together as friends. We are so glad the bear showed up for you. Hopefully you will come back again to the area and stay at Bearway To Heaven in a different season.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 8 / 8

 

Bearway to Heaven was HEAVEN!!

Review submitted: June 28, 2011   Date of arrival: June 11, 2011

My wife and I were looking to get away for our 20th Anniversary and loved past trips to Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge. This property was perfect with a nice wooded secluded spot! It was convenient to get to everything in the area, but just enough off the beaten path, that you didn't feel like you were even near a busy tourist spot.

The cabin was wonderful, very clean, well stocked, and homey. We enjoyed doing some home cooking there, relaxing on both porches and the hot tub was a wonderful way to recouperate after long days of shopping or sightseeing!

The owners, Glenn and Vickie were wonderful to work with from the booking to checking in with us upon our arrival to make sure everything was as it should be! We will definitely be using this property in the future and have recommended to our friends. It was GREAT!!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with young children, girls getaway, romantic getaway

Owners response: Robert,

We are so glad you found our cabin and that you had a wonderful 20th anniversary celebration. We actually decided to buy our cabin because of an anniversary trip we spent at a nice, cozy, cabin. We hope that you will stay at Bearway To Heaven for many more anniversary, birthday, or
any other celebration. You don't have to have a reason to celebrate, just come on back for vacations and some R&R! Thanks for letting your friends and family know about our cabin.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 8 / 8

 

Love love love it!

Review submitted: June 13, 2011   Date of arrival: June 4, 2011

Picking out a cabin is such a stressful event. My anxiety and stress went away when I found this cabin. The owners were prompt when returning my emails and also sent follow up emails on my decision.

When we arrived we were not disappointed at all. We loved the cabin and everything about it. The screened in porch and a hot tub were a huge hit! I loved the privacy of the cabin. And also how it is so close to all the attractions of downtown Gatlingburg.

We had originally booked for 6 nights but the owners had the 7th night open as well and called us and asked if we would like to stay an extra nghht free of charge. Ff course we jumped on it and enjoyed and extra day exploring the mountains.

We have found our cabin for all our Gatlingburg getaways! Wish we were still there!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with young children, families with teenagers, sight seeing

Owners response: Chris and Family,

We know what you mean about finding a vacation property being stressful. We have used vrbo several times when we have vacationed and it is stressful and time consuming to find the perfect property. That is why it is so important to us as the owners for everything to be perfect for our guest. We strive to provide a well maintained and clean cabin at all times. We are glad our calendar was open for you to extend your stay and get the 7th night free, as this is our advertised special year round (pay for 6 and 7th free). We hope to hear from you again soon and don't forget we offer incentives for repeat guest.

Thanks so much for taking the time to post a nice review!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 8 / 8

 

Exactly what I was looking for.

Review submitted: April 14, 2011   Date of arrival: April 1, 2011

Great cabin! We felt we had the whole woods to ourselves. Easy drive to Gatlingburg, Pigeon Forge, and the mountains. Everything we needed was in the cabin, was very cozy and made us feel like we were at home.
We had wild turkeys outside our cabin every day:)

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, pet-friendly, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Hoosiers, the woods surrounding the cabin are great and provide so much privacy, plus all the wildlife. We hope you will return soon for another stay at Bearway To Heaven. Please remember we give incentives for repeat guest.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 

Weekend Getway

Review submitted: March 20, 2011   Date of arrival: February 25, 2011

Glenn and Vickie, This our second time staying in your cabin, everything was PERFECT! ,we plan on returning this fall to hike Mt Leconte. We enjoyed going to cades cove even though the bears were no-shows. I like the guest book you put in the cabin,seems like everyone (almost)gets to see bears around the cabin. We grilled steaks Saturday night and salmon Sunday night ,We LOVE being at the cabin so much we cook instead of eating out.(weird?) To anyone reading all guest comments, this cabin may sound too good to be true, believe me, Bear way to Heaven is the place to stay!

Recommended for: romantic getaway

Owners response: Mike and Family, thanks for taking the time to enter a review. We do hope that you can return in the fall to hike Mt. Leconte. The hot tub will be just what the doctor ordered after that hike! Thank you so much for choosing Bearway To Heaven for your return visit, and if you come back again we will send positive thoughts your way in hopes for a visit from the bears.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 

2nd time, this time mid winter. Another great vacation.

Review submitted: February 22, 2011   Date of arrival: February 12, 2011

My wife loves this place. Clean, nicely decorated, and in a perfect location- next to town, with the feel of complete privacy with surrounding forest. The vacations here start right from the start. The kids also enjoy their stay and love playing outside, "exploring" the adjacent woods (they are 5 yr old twins so they don't get too far!) We went skiing, not large mountains but we felt it was perfect for 5 year olds. We (read- especially my wife) loves spending the end of the days in the quiet, forested surrounded cabin. My kids like playing (and arguing) the board games while we cook. And oh yes the hut tub at the end of the night. We will most definitely come back.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with young children, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Carlos and Family,

We are so glad you got to return so soon. We also really enjoy hiking into the forest by the cabin ourselves. The last time we were at the cabin we found some wonderful rocks covered with moss to put by the cabin. It is a great place for children to explore and the winter time is perfect to do this because the forest is not taken over by all the vegetation. We look forward to your next stay with us. You need to plan a trip for just you and your wife next visit!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Come celebrate a memorable winter in the unexpectedly snowy Gatlinburg hills

Review submitted: January 4, 2011   Date of arrival: December 24, 2010

We arrived at the cabin on Christmas Eve from Michigan. It began snowing on Christmas day (Friday), and didn't stop until Tuesday. Since the very steep roadway to the cabin became inaccessible to our front-wheel drive car, we walked into town. We thoroughly enjoyed doing so; the surroundings were gorgeous, and everyone we met along the way was friendly-it is a holiday we shall long cherish.

The owners, Glenn and Vicki, called us frequently to ensure that we were doing OK during this record snowfall event. We had brought groceries with us, and the cabin provided us with every possible homemaking item so that we truly wanted for nothing.

The cabin was spotless-the pictures honestly do not do the place justice. The holiday decorations were greatly appreciated, but it was the attention to detail that made this a cabin we shall definitely revisit. The mattress was very comfortable; the bed linens and quilt was of the highest quality, as were the towels. The furnishings were also top notch-no bachelor-pad type hand-me-downs here!

Another thing we really appreciated was the time the owners had taken in compiling a manual that covered every possible scenario that a guest might experience. Everything from how to work the hot tub, to operating the televisions, to being visited by bears, was covered.

We never had to worry about a thermostat that was pre-programmed; we had control of the heating system, as well as the gas fireplace, so we could select a tempterature that was comfortable for us.

This cabin is located only a few miles from the heart of Gatlinburg-we were even able to walk to the national park visitor center from the cabin. It is close to everything.

We give it two thumbs up, and hope to revisit it again in the future.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: Annie the intern,

Thanks for the glowing review. We are so glad that the snow did not confine you to the cabin and that your adventuresome spirit allowed you to enjoy the record snowfall. Although we can not recommend that everyone attempt the walk to Gatlinburg, it is a good work out for those in good physical shape. The walk back is definitely the most challenging. It is so beautiful around the cabin and in the mountain town when it is blanketed by snowfall. It looks like a Thomas Kinkade painting. We are so glad that you found the book that we provide helpful. We have always appreciated information books and packets when we have rented a property. Please plan to come back in one of the other seasons so you want have to shovel all that snow lol.

Glenn and Vickie Hill

Helpful votes: 14 / 14

 

A little piece of home!

Review submitted: January 4, 2011   Date of arrival: November 23, 2010

Bearway to Heaven was a wonderful place to stay! After a busy day out and about, it was nice to come back to a cabin that felt like home! The cabin was well-maintained and our kids loved sitting out in the hot tub on the cold evenings! Would stay here again!

Recommended for: families with teenagers, girls getaway, romantic getaway

Owners response: Vacationlover,

Thanks for your time to submit a review. The hot tub is great no matter what time of year it is. Even when it is freezing outside it is worth the few cold seconds it takes to get into the hot tub to enjoy the relaxing soak. You are not even cold when you get out. We hope to hear from you soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 

Great Getaway!

Review submitted: December 29, 2010   Date of arrival: December 20, 2010

We couldn't have been happier with the cabin and our stay. The pictures don't even do it justice since they can't show how comfy and cozy the cabin is. It's obvious the owners really care about their guest's experience. We wanted a relaxing family getaway and we all felt very fortunate to find this cabin! Our 6 year old loved playing all the board games and getting in the hot tub, and our 4 month old slept very peacefully on the comfy beds. My husband and I loved being able to save money having our meals at the cabin and enjoying the peace and quiet of being in a secluded area of Gatlinburg. Also, we had a few conversations with the owners (Glenn and Vicki) and they were very helpful and accomodating and a pleasure to deal with.

Our favorite part was definitely just spending time at the cabin, but we also enjoyed the aquarium in Gatlinburg and Cades Cove. We didn't even know about Cades Cove untill we read the guestbook in the cabin and saw that many other guests recommended it. If you want to experience the scenery, wildlife and history of the Smoky Mountains, you should definitely go there. It was one of the highlights of our trip. We didn't get to do any hiking while we were there because of the cold temps, but look forward to going back in the spring or fall for that. We found two paved hiking trails, one that led to a waterfall, that we could've taken the stroller on.

Not one of us had a complaint about the cabin! We can't wait to go back and will no doubt be staying at Bearway to Heaven in the future! Thanks to Glenn and Vicki for the little extra you do to make it comfortable and enjoyable for your guests.

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, pet-friendly, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Bears Mom,

Thanks for choosing Bearway To Heaven for your get-a-way. We want to make each of our guests' stay as pleasant as possible and attempt to provide attention to details to make your trip a memorable one. When we visit the cabin we also love just hanging out at the cabin and enjoy the nature and the hot tub. We are so glad your 6 year enjoyed the games. We try to keep the games in good condition and replace them frequently. Please keep us in mind for your return visits.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 9 / 9

 

Our Anniversary Get Away

Review submitted: December 28, 2010   Date of arrival: May 20, 2010

We really enjoyed our stay at Bearway to Heaven. It was perfect for me, my husband and our 3 children. We enjoyed sitting on the front pourch and looking for bears. The kids really liked the enclosed pourch on the back. They loved looking in the woods for wild life. I loved how well the house was stocked. The kitchen had everything we need to make our stay easy and comfortable. It was so easy to find the cabin and so close to town. We will be returning next year. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful cabin with us.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Melissa and Family,

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience at Bearway To Heaven. You and your husband need to find some time so just the 2 of you can come back. If you don't get that chance maybe you can return a different season with the entire family. Maybe next time you will see some bears!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Review submitted: November 11, 2010   Date of arrival: September 9, 2010

You do a wonderful with your guest and create a great atmosphere at the cabin. You have put much thought and care in it. Enjoyed the stay and plan to be back.

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Review submitted: November 11, 2010   Date of arrival: August 27, 2010

Our first family with our 19 month old son. Our favorite place in Gatlinburg was being at the cabin. Loved being on the back porch and the fact that it was safe for our son made it perfect. I would like to thank Vickie and Glenn for everything. The cabin is so peaceful and so BEAUTIFUL!! We loved being here and we are already making plans to come back. Just hoping that next time we can stay for a week. I hope that everyone will enjoy their stay as much as we have.

We love Bearway To Heaven and will tell everyone we know about the cabin.

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Autumn Getaway

Review submitted: November 5, 2010   Date of arrival: October 11, 2010

My husband and I stayed at Bearway to Heaven during October of 2010. It was beautiful! I am envious of Vickie becuase she has a place to decorate for each season. And, Autumn is a beautiful season to decorate. She made the cabin look so beatiful and so comfy. I can't wait until we go in the Spring to see the dogwoods and see how Vickie doecorates for the Srping! There are so many cute and quaint restaurants in Gatlinburg, which we loved, but we felt so much at home in their cabin that we stayed in the cabin every night and I cooked home cooked meals every night! We went to the restaurants for lunch! It was a great place to visit and I would recommend it to anyone, young or old! So much for children to do and so much for retired people like us! We'll be back! Bob and Michelle Suss - Stafford, VA.

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Michelle,

Thanks so much for your kind comments. We love to go to our cabin and decorate for the different seasons. We will soon run out of storage space for all the decorations because we add to them each year! The spring time in the mountains is one of our favorite seasons. We have been at our cabin a couple of times in April and the blooming white dogwoods looks like a blanket of snow in the forest. The best time to see them in bloom is usually the third week in April. The redbuds usually bloom a week earlier than the dogwoods, but they might overlap in the higher elevations. We look forward to hearing from you soon and hope you can stay at Bearway To Heaven again.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 7 / 7

 

SO RELAXING!

Review submitted: October 4, 2010   Date of arrival: September 19, 2010

This is the PERFECT cabin for a relaxing trip to Gatlinburg! It is a close enough drive to downtown but far enough to feel secluded. Having the back porch screened in was something I didn't think I cared to have, but now I would never go back to not having one. So nice to sit outside & not worry about bug bites (& bears)! The owners are so sweet, they just want you to have the perfect vacation & they will go out of their way to make sure it's perfection. I looked at so many cabins before chosing this one & my husband looks at every review...trust us!..look no further!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: After owning the cabin for about a year and fighting the bugs off while swinging or while in the hot tub, we knew it was time to screen it in. We agree with you, once you have had a screened in porch, you will always want one. It is just so nice to sit out there and enjoy sipping on your coffee or eating a meal on the porch and not have to worry about those pesky little varmints. Please let all your friends and family know about Bearway To Heaven and hope you can return soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 9 / 9

 

A Perfect Honeymoon cabin

Review submitted: October 2, 2010   Date of arrival: September 26, 2010

I couldn't have asked for anything better. This place was more than perfect, and we hated to leave. Glenn, you were awesome and great to deal with. We hope to return soon

Recommended for: romantic getaway

Owners response: Chris,

We are so glad that everything was perfect at Bearway To Heaven for your honeymoon. No matter what the occasion, honeymoon, anniversary, birthday celebration, Bearway To Heaven is the perfect romantic get-away. We hope you are already making plans to return for your 1 year anniversary.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 8 / 8

 

What a lovely stay

Review submitted: September 30, 2010   Date of arrival: September 13, 2010

I can not overstate how pleasantly surprised we were. The pictures do not do it justice. Very tastefully decorated and clean. The best part was seeing my wife so happy! My kids had a blast. We cooked and played the supplied board games at night. We will definitlely come back!

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Carlos and Family,

We are so glad you found our cabin and it made your wife happy. As we all know, "nobody's happy if momma's not happy"! But our goal is for everyone to be happy when staying at Bearway To Heaven. We add new games each year and add to our collection of DVDs each time we make a trip to our cabin. So on average we add about 6-8 movies per year. We appreciate you taking the time to enter a comment for other potential guest to read.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 9 / 9

 

Terry/Kevin

Review submitted: September 25, 2010   Date of arrival: September 9, 2010

Truly enjoyed stay at Bearway to Heaven cabin. Were originally searching for cabin/room on river/stream, but when viewed the cabin online, it looked very nice and had every other amenity we wanted (especially screened porch with swing) except for the river. But so glad we booked this cabin. Cabin is immaculate, well-maintained, tastefully decorated, and it is obvious owners take pride in this home. Cabin is located at top end of quiet street and surroundings are very peaceful . Missed seeing bears, but think I caught glimpse of cub going thru woods shortly after arrival; however, we did see wild turkeys one morning. It rained one day, and this is only vacation I can remember where even rainy day was relaxing and peaceful. Owners provide "homemade" book in cabin with detailed information and maps for activities, restaurants, and shopping in the area. Look forward to returning.

Owners response: Terri,

Thanks for your glowing review. We are very proud of our cabin and want all guest to have a wonderful experience. When we have stayed at other rbo properties we know that it has been very helpful to have information on restaurants, shopping, etc. We want to have as much information at your fingertips. Hope you do get to return soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Review submitted: August 14, 2010   Date of arrival: July 17, 2010

We all loved the cabin! Is is so beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing your special home with us. We never forget the wonderful time we had here and hope to be able to visit again!!

Thank you Vickie for making sure everything was to our satisfaction when we arrived. You truly made us feel welcome.

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Review submitted: August 14, 2010   Date of arrival: June 19, 2010

We saw two bears one morning. They came within 10 feet. We had rockers at the end of porch just in case. We did not feed them but got good pictures. Saw two wild turkeys when we arrived.

Beautiful cabin was amazing. Not sure what I would change. Thanks, hope to return if God's willing.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Review submitted: August 14, 2010   Date of arrival: June 5, 2010

We enjoyed the hot tub. We enjoyed how private your cabin is. Thanks so much.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Review submitted: August 14, 2010   Date of arrival: May 23, 2010

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your cabin. It is so beautiful! Loved every minute that we spent here. So comfortable and felt like home.

On our third morning here, we were awakened by the "gobble, gobble" of the local wild turkeys right outside the downstairs bedroom window. Didn't know that they could be so loud and they really do say "gobble, gobble"!

Thanks again,we hope we have an opportunity to come back soon!!!

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Review submitted: August 14, 2010   Date of arrival: April 2, 2010

Thank you for the use of your beautiful cabin. We really enjoyed our time here. Everything was just perfect. Would love to come and stay again. The kids loved the pool table and all of the games. My parents loved watching the sunrise and sunset from the balcony rocking chairs.

Wish we could have seen a bear but I guess you better be careful what you wish for.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

Perfect Family Vacation

Review submitted: July 28, 2010   Date of arrival: June 27, 2010

We were extremely happy with our stay at Bearway to Heaven. It was very clean, well maintained and very cutely decorated with the bear theme.The cabin had everything that we needed a stocked kitchen, grill,comfortable beds, games, pool table, movies, hot tub and more. Our family took advantage of all the cabin had to offer, it made for a very relaxing and fun 4 days.We were also very surprised when early one morning we were visited by 4 bears, this was very exciting, the kids loved following them around the cabin (we were inside of course) and watching what they were doing . Wish we could have stayed longer. We also visited the aqarium which we all loved and had enjoyed a very good meal and entertainment at The Hellbender Grill. We have highly recommended this cabin to family and friends and hope to be able to go back again one day.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Michelle and Family, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you and your family had a relaxing time together and were able to experience some of Gatlinburg's entertainment. Four bears - wow!

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Loved this place

Review submitted: July 20, 2010   Date of arrival: July 10, 2010

Very nice cabin in a secluded area but close to Gatlinburg. The pictures & property description were very accurate. We had a well stocked kitchen (but also a book with menus from local restaurant). Had a couple of questions which were promptly answered. We would definitely recommend this to anybody looking for a quiet place to stay. The little person who was with us (age 2) enjoyed the aquarium.
We had a lovely dinner at the Greenbrier. Hope to come back sometime.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing

Owners response: Alison,

Thanks for taking the time to enter your comments. We attempt to keep extra things like the book from local restaurants and another reference book that has anything and everything you want to know about the area so guest can plan their stay. Hope you do get to return soon.

Glenn and Vickie
Owners of Bearway To Heaven

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Didn't want to leave.

Review submitted: July 20, 2010   Date of arrival: July 10, 2010

Very nice & well equipped cabin. Close to Gatlinburg but still out in the woods.
The property was exactly as described. We had a two year old with us so the pac'n'play & baby gate came in handy. There was a lot of info about local attractions available at the cabin. We really enjoyed the aquarium.
We would definitely recommend this place.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

Location, Vacation and Bears, OH MY!

Review submitted: July 12, 2010   Date of arrival: July 1, 2010

This cabin was amazing. The location was perfect and provided a great home-base for our family vacation. To top it off, we saw two bears and six wild turkey. Thank you!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: Chicago Family, thanks for your stay at Bearway To Heaven and glad the wildlife paraded around the cabin for you. As many times as we have seen those turkeys when we are at the cabin, my husband still has to take pictures of them just like it is the first time he has seen them.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Relaxing

Review submitted: July 8, 2010   Date of arrival: June 9, 2010

I cannot say enough about my visit to Bearway to Heaven. It was perfect for what I was looking for -quiet and relaxing, but convenient to nice restaurants and the entertainment opportunities of Gatlinburg. Inside it is nicely decorated with a style that fits the "Bearway" theme. The furniture is not your typical "uncomfortable" rental cabin variety, but is comfortable and spacious. I slept soundly on the comfortable queen size bed in the master bedroom. The setting is private and relaxing. The only sounds you hear are those of birds and other critters. My favorite activity was sitting on the front porch reading God's Word and enjoying the stillness and beauty of His creation. When I arrived it was thoroughly cleaned and prepared. I highly recommend Bearway to Heaven to anyone who wants to vacation in the mountains. It was everything I needed and more!

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Wes, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope it was conducive for all the reading and preparation that you had to do. We strive to keep our cabin well maintained, clean and up to date for all guest. Thanks for your stay and comments.

Glenn and Vickie
Owners of Bearway To Heaven

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

Perfect mountain get away!!

Review submitted: June 25, 2010   Date of arrival: April 11, 2010

We loved our stay at Bearway to Heaven!! It was perfect! The website description was everything it said it would be and more. Beautifully decorated, all the amenities you could need, extremely clean, and minutes from everything. It is in the perfect location. We loved the hot tub. We even saw a bear and lots of turkeys. The pictures don't do this cabin justice!! I would highly recommend this cabin to anyone.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, people with disabilities, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, tourists without a car, romantic getaway

Owners response: Shelley, glad you got to stay at our cabin. The hot tub, location and the getting to see the wildlife are the things we love most about the cabin. Please tell all your friends and family about our place and return soon.

Glenn and Vickie
Owners of Bearway To Heaven

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

4.5 Star.....

Review submitted: June 24, 2010   Date of arrival: June 12, 2010

Laura and I hada great time during our 5 night stay. The cabin is beautiful and well maintained. We took along a few lounge chairs to relax in the driveway. They cabin is nestled in the woods but there really isn't a yard, it mainly trees. Being secluded and only a mile from downtown Gatlinburg was really nice. I have to say that Sweat pee's is a great place to eat. We had lunch there 3 days in a row. Rafting and indoor sky diving were some of the highlights of our trip. If your looking to get way and just relax this is a great place to stay... We arrived June 12 and the weather was in the 90's most of the time, a little hotter than normal.

Recommended for: age 55+, families with teenagers, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Todd, thanks for choosing Bearway To Heaven for your vacation. We work really hard to make sure the cabin is well maintained all the time. We will definitely try out Sweet Peas the next time we are at the cabin. In the summer we usually sit in the rocking chairs in the driveway and listen to all the forest critters. The sound is deafening, especially in August. Occasionally you will hear 2 owls hoot back and forth to each other from opposite sides of the woods. Hope you can stay at our cabin and come at a different season. Each season has something unique to offer.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

BEARway to Heaven

Review submitted: June 14, 2010   Date of arrival: April 29, 2010

This place was so charming. It was relaxing to finally have a family get away. Being at the end of the road with nothing but the woods to surround you was awesome. I am so thankful for the time that we were able to spend at Bearway to Heaven. Seeing the mama bear and her 2 cubs was the highlight of the trip!!

Recommended for: adventure seekers, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Thanks so much for taking the time to make a comment. The cabin being nestled in the woods definitely provides a wonderful setting for a relaxing vacation. We are so glad you had the added bonus of the bears because not everyone gets to see them.

Glenn and Vickie
The owners of Bearway To Heaven

Helpful votes: 6 / 6

 

Bearway to Heaven, Gatlinburg, Tn

Review submitted: June 4, 2010   Date of arrival: May 29, 2010

My wife and I have spent many vacations in Gatlinburg the last 42 years, and we both agree this was by far the most restful, enjoyable vacation we have spent there. You could spend all your time at the cabin and your vacation would be complete. We can't wait to go back on each of the changing seasons.

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Thanks for taking the time to enter comments for our cabin. When we get the chance to go to the cabin we both could just spend days without leaving because it is so peaceful and relaxing. Hope you do get to return soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

Great location

Review submitted: April 18, 2010   Date of arrival: April 11, 2010

This is a great cabin to stay in, close to downtown Gatlinburg and to the mountains. We will be back again. Thanks

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: We appreciate you choosing Bearway To Heaven for your get-a-way and look forward to your return visit.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Relaxing

Review submitted: April 17, 2010   Date of arrival: April 14, 2010

Bearway to Heaven was an excellent mini vacation spot. The cabin was close to town, yet very quiet and secluded. We enjoyed the morning and evening wild turkey visits. We've stayed in many cabins in Gatlinburg and this is by far the BEST! It's great to actually talk with the owners and know that they care about your stay and their cabin. Looking forward to returning to Bearway to Heaven!

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Owners response: Thank you so much for the wonderful comments about our cabin. We do care very much about all of our guest and want it to be the best vacation every. We hope you get to return soon and can stay at Bearway To Heaven for you next visit in the Smoky Mountains.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Great girlfriends weekend

Review submitted: April 8, 2010   Date of arrival: March 12, 2010

Guest: Becky (Brentwood, TN)
Date of Stay: March 12, 2010 Review Submitted: March 12, 2010

Great girlfriends weekend in the snow! The cabin is a wonderful location, beautifully decorated and exceptionally clean. Owners are very gracious in making your stay the best in the Smokies!

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Cabin well equipped

Review submitted: April 8, 2010   Date of arrival: March 8, 2010

Guest: Philip&Gayle
Date of Stay: March 8, 2010 Review Submitted: March 8, 2010

We always enjoyed staying in your cabin. It is so well equipped that it makes your stay so nice I would not change a thing Thanks

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Needed get-a-way

Review submitted: April 8, 2010   Date of arrival: February 25, 2010

Guest: Shawna (Pegram, Tn)
Date of Stay: February 25, 2010 Review Submitted: February 25, 2010

My husband and I had a 2 night very needed get-a-way. Your place was awesome and just what we needed. Thanks for being so helpful and allowing us to stay.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Nice and Cozy Cabin

Review submitted: April 8, 2010   Date of arrival: February 9, 2010

Guest: Melissa122 (Cumming, GA)
Date of Stay: February 9, 2010 Review Submitted: February 9, 2010

Me and my family had a wonderful time at the cabin. It was so nice and cozy, especially on such a cold weekend. We really enjoyed the gas fireplace and the comfortable couches. The kitchen was well stocked with all the cooking utensils we needed and we enjoyed sitting at the kitchen table playing cards. The Hot Tub was nice (especially being covered - as it was raining on us the entire weekend). We will defiently stay again. Great for families!

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

Review submitted: March 31, 2010   Date of arrival: March 31, 2010

very well maintained and spotless. It has so many nice amenities. We loved the owner's manual with all the restaurants, maps, and information about the smokies. Convenient location, both to the park and gatlinburg. Thank you so much for sharing your cabin. I'll come back again!

Owners response: Phyllis, thanks for your nice comments. We try our best to keep the book updated so all of our guest can refer to it to help plan their stay. We look forward to you staying at Bearway To Heaven again.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Review submitted: March 12, 2010   Date of arrival: March 12, 2010

Great girlfriends weekend in the snow! The cabin is a wonderful location, beautifully decorated and exceptionally clean. Owners are very gracious in making your stay the best in the Smokies!

Owners response: Becky,

We are so glad you had a wonderful weekend with your girlfriends and that you made it up there before the snow hit. Thanks for the nice comments, especially about the cleanliness. This is very important to us and our cleaner does a wonderful job making sure it is spotless for each guest. You are welcome to visit anytime.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

Review submitted: March 8, 2010   Date of arrival: March 8, 2010

We always enjoyed staying in your cabin. It is so well equipped that it makes your stay so nice I would not change a thing Thanks

Owners response: Phillip and Gayle,

Thanks for your return visit to Bearway To Heaven. We hope you enjoyed your Valentine stay and we look forward to having you as return guests again.

Glenn and Vickie Hill

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

Review submitted: February 25, 2010   Date of arrival: February 25, 2010

My husband and I had a 2 night very needed get-a-way. Your place was awesome and just what we needed. Thanks for being so helpful and allowing us to stay.

Owners response: Shawna,

Thanks so much for the comments. We hope you will return when you can stay longer.

Glenn and Vickie Hill

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 

Review submitted: February 9, 2010   Date of arrival: February 9, 2010

Me and my family had a wonderful time at the cabin. It was so nice and cozy, especially on such a cold weekend. We really enjoyed the gas fireplace and the comfortable couches. The kitchen was well stocked with all the cooking utensils we needed and we enjoyed sitting at the kitchen table playing cards. The Hot Tub was nice (especially being covered - as it was raining on us the entire weekend). We will defiently stay again. Great for families!

Owners response: Melissa and Family,
Thanks for staying at Bearway To Heaven, and we are glad you enjoyed your weekend. The cold winter nights in a cabin in Gatlinburg in front of the fireplace is a great way to create family memories. We hope you visit Bearway To Heaven again to create more family memories.

Glenn and Vickie Hill

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Repeat Guest

Review submitted: January 21, 2010   Date of arrival: December 27, 2009

This was the second time we have been to the cabin, the first with our family. All was great, especially the quality of the cleanliness of the unit. The hot tub was a welcome respite from the cold. We have stayed in other properties and we loved the privary of the area. We will be back.

Helpful votes: 5 / 5

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Christmas Holiday family time

Review submitted: January 21, 2010   Date of arrival: December 20, 2009

I loved this cabin the owners were amazing even talked to me on Christmas....just because i had a question..This was the first time i ever saw snow and the cabin and its location were more perfect than the reviews and pictures all together!!!Decorations for Christmas made us feel we were at home(my kids unwrapped the fake boxes sorry Vicky)the turkeys and bears and deer all outside the cabin!!A vacation me and my family will never forget!!!!

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

We enjoyed our New Years weekend

Review submitted: January 21, 2010   Date of arrival: January 1, 2010

Very much enjoyed our stay over New Years weekend. The cabin is absolutely perfect; I still cannot believe I found a place that I enjoyed staying at this much. Very few (maybe none) owners would go to the trouble of making sure everything is so well maintained and you are completely satisfied. We look forward to returning this summer

Helpful votes: 4 / 4

 

Review submitted: January 11, 2010   Date of arrival: January 11, 2010

Very much enjoyed our stay over New Years weekend. The cabin is absolutely perfect; I still cannot believe I found a place that I enjoyed staying at this much. Very few (maybe none) owners would go to the trouble of making sure everything is so well maintained and you are completely satisfied. We look forward to returning this summer

Owners response: Mike and Family thank you so much for choosing Bearway To Heaven for your New Years weekend stay in the Smokies. Thank you for the nice comments. We visit our cabin often and make every attempt to keep it well maintained. We look forward to you staying with us again this summer.

Glenn and Vickie Hill

Helpful votes: 3 / 3

 

Review submitted: January 6, 2010   Date of arrival: January 6, 2010

I loved this cabin the owners were amazing even talked to me on Christmas....just because i had a question..This was the first time i ever saw snow and the cabin and its location were more perfect than the reviews and pictures all together!!!Decorations for Christmas made us feel we were at home(my kids unwrapped the fake boxes sorry Vicky)the turkeys and bears and deer all outside the cabin!!A vacation me and my family will never forget!!!!

Owners response: Cynthia and family we are so glad that our cabin provided a memorable Christmas for you and your family. We ordered the snow just for you (lol). Hopefully your boys will be talking about it for years to come. Call us for another stay at Bearway To Heaven when the Florida heat and humidity have gotten the best of you and you need a break.

Glenn and Vickie Hill

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 

Review submitted: January 5, 2010   Date of arrival: January 5, 2010

This was the second time we have been to the cabin, the first with our family. All was great, especially the quality of the cleanliness of the unit. Had no problem with TV and the hot tub was a welcome respite from the cold. We have stayed in other properties and we loved the privary of the area. We will be back.

Owners response: Jeff thanks for the nice comments. Our cleaner does a wonderful job making sure the cabin is perfect for each guest. We hope you can return soon.

Glenn and Vickie

Helpful votes: 2 / 2

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

The cabin was perfect. It was very clean.

Review submitted: January 4, 2010   Date of arrival: May 26, 2009

The cabin was perfect. It was very clean. It had everything we needed. We felt safe and secure, and were content to stay in the cabin and relax. It felt like home! The owners made sure we had everything we needed. We would highly recommend this place. We went without kids this time, but the cabin is full of games, cd's and books. We will be taking the kids next time!

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

We loved "Bearway to Heaven"

Review submitted: January 4, 2010   Date of arrival: July 3, 2009

We loved "Bearway to Heaven"! It was great place to stay for our family of five. The location was perfect! It was close to everything. The screened porch was great. We really enjoyed the hot tub and the porch swing. It had Internet access which was a plus! We got to see a bear and some turkey. I have to say seeing the bear was the highlight of our trip!! The owners of the cabin went above and beyond to make sure our stay was perfect. We will definitely stay here again!!

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Great cabin and great location.

Review submitted: January 4, 2010   Date of arrival: July 26, 2009

We loved our stay and would definitely like to come back! Glenn and Vickie were extremely gracious. The cabin is beautiful, perfectly maintained, and in a great location. We loved the seclusion that was provided by being at the end of the road. (Driving up/down that hill without chains in snow or ice would definitely be an adventure! lol). Even though I've been coming to the Smokies for 40+ years, I didn't know about all of the bypasses, so the maps and suggestions for ways to avoid the Gatlinburg traffic were very helpful, as was other information in the guest book. A bear even came by the cabin for a visit one morning, which was exciting for all of us, especially our boys (3 & 6 yrs.)! A trip to the Smokies just isn't complete without seeing a bear!

The name may be a little corny ;-) , but Bearway to Heaven was the perfect setting for our vacation in the Smokies!

Helpful votes: 1 / 1

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Our family had a wonderful time!

Review submitted: January 4, 2010   Date of arrival: August 26, 2009

Fabulous! Our family of 4 had a wonderful time in the cabin! It was very clean and comfortable. We had a bear visit on 4 separate occassions and a bunny in the yard a few mornings! Vickie was wonderful and called upon our arrival to make sure everything was in order. Thanks so much for sharing your home. Hopefully we'll be back soon!

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 
Guest Comment entered by owner

Everything was perfect - can't wait to go back.

Review submitted: January 4, 2010   Date of arrival: September 15, 2009

This cabin was great!! Secluded yet close to
everything! Vicki is friendly , helpful, and wonderful!
We loved the porch with the swing and hot tub!
Everything was perfect when we arrived and we can't
wait to visit again!! Thank you for a great getaway!!

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

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