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Pioneers Point

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July 2022

Pioneers Point

Location: Townsend TN
Accommodations: 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Cozy, romantic cabin with two bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, bath with extra large shower, washer/dryer, wood burning fireplace, fantastic mountain view, hot tub and more....
Beautiful cabin just right for a HONEYMOON, Romantic Getaway or Anniversary weekend.

IMPORTANT: Out of respect for the holidays and our employees, we do NOT allow ANY check in or outs on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day

*3pm - there is NO check-in office, you go straight to the cabin

*10am - Please follow our check out guidelines.

*On During: October 1st - April 1st

Common Concerns:
*Road Conditions: Some of our cabins are on steep, narrow, curvy, mountain roads. If you are concerned about road conditions to get to a cabin, please feel free to ask us! None of our cabins require a 4 wheel drive under normal weather conditions but some do in inclement weather.
*TV & WiFi: We do have TV's and WiFi in most all of our cabins. There are times when heavy cloud cover, weather systems, mountains, or trees will cause problems with the signals. We always want our guests to have the comforts they want on vacation, but there are times we cannot control this problem.
*Pests & Wildlife: Here in the Smoky Mountains, we have lots of native bugs and wildlife. All of our cabins are treated for pests, but there are times you will find bugs or even have trouble with bugs. Please let us know if they are causing trouble, we will handle it as quickly and efficiently as possible. Please never feed, taunt or approach any wildlife. This is their home and we are the visitors.

Cancellation Policy:
*$50 cancellation fee
*Before 30 days - you will get all of your money back (-$50)
*Within 30 days - whatever dates we can rebook, this is the amount that we will refund back (-$50). Example: if you had 5 nights & we rebooked 4 nights = you will be refunded 4 night+tax+cleaning fee

Availability and Online Booking

July 2022
August 2022



  • Area: Just outside National Park
  • Square Feet (768)
  • # of Steps (4)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Grill - Charcoal
  • DVD player (1)
  • Fireplace - wood
  • Hot Tub
  • Non-Smoking
  • Secluded
  • Sofa Sleeper (1)
  • Washer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Mountain
  • TV w/sat (1)
  • Celing Fans (2)
  • Deck (2)
  • Microwave Oven
  • Steep driveway
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Motorcycle Friendly
  • Coffee Maker - Standard
  • Heating
  • Smoke Detector


  • - 5/15/2022

    Great cabin! Close enough to the sites with privacy for our 20th anniversary. Great view! We loved our stay.
  • - 4/16/2022

    Nice cabin, great view, secluded, yet close to every thing. Had an issue with the internet connection which was resolved quickly by management.
  • - 4/6/2022

    Great place to stay for relaxing and getting away from the rest of the world but close enough to enjoy all the great places to visit among the Smokey Mountains. Spent our 11 year wedding anniversary here and plan to revisit in the future. Cabin was beautiful. Thank you!
  • - 4/1/2022

    Very nice cabin, clean and beautiful!!!
  • - 3/28/2022

    Our second time staying at Pioneers Point and loved it each time! Will be back!
  • - 3/14/2022

    Loved our stay, cute location, amazing views. Would absolutely come back to Pioneers point
  • - 3/11/2022

    The cabin was comfortable and more than roomy for the two of us, and equipped with everything we needed. The view was good, could use more trees removed - especially when leaves are on the trees. It was clean and maintained well and we appreciated the supply of firewood. Could use better lighting in the living room. We actually stayed at the cabin for most of our time there and enjoyed the place/view.
  • - 2/20/2022

    As always a fantastic stay! This was our second stay in this cabin and we absolutely loved it. Everything is so clean and comfortable!
  • - 2/13/2022

    The price was very affordable for a weekend getaway, and the size of the cabin was perfect!
  • - 12/31/2021

    Spectacular views of the mountains! We thoroughly enjoyed drinking coffee in the morning on the porch watching the clouds and sun move and ver the mountains. The driveway was a little scary the first time up as we are Louisianans that only know flat ground! Haha. We will definitely return often!
  • - 12/4/2021

    We always love this cabin and get it every chance we can. Its our favorite!
  • - 10/31/2021

    Pioneer Point has been our favorite cabin for many years. The size of it is perfect for the 2 of us and you can't beat the view from the front deck. The parking is also great for our trailer to do some excellent motorcycling in the area !!!
  • - 9/23/2021 cozy.
  • - 9/13/2021

    Cabin was comfortable and clean. Good place to stay for a short trip to Townsend. Packing tip: Bring your own shampoo and hair dryer - these amenities weren't available in the cabin.
  • - 8/5/2021

    It was a great cabin for our stay. The driveway is very steep! Thank you for providing us with a clean cabin.
    Management Response: Thank you for staying with us. We do agree that the driveway is somewhat steep but not more steep than a bridge.
  • - 7/25/2021

    Beautiful and relaxing as always. Enjoyed the total experience at the cabin and in the mountains.
  • - 7/10/2021

    The cabin was just what we were looking for, cozy and secluded. Everything was clean when we arrived and having the starter supplies was appreciated. We loved our stay and surely will be back.
  • - 6/5/2021

    Still love the seclusion of the cabin. Glad the view was wider also. Overall a great trip.
  • - 5/10/2021

    We love this cabin!! We stayed in it our 1st trip to Townsend. It was not available the next 2 years but we were so happy to stay in it again this year. Great idea to add the second bedroom, I feel the pool table was not used very much. We were happy the trees had been cleared for a better view! Clean cabin...great view and easy to access. Thanks!!
  • - 5/3/2021

    3rd visit here. Quiet, comfortable and clean.
  • - 4/10/2021

    This was a wonderful place to stay! Cabin was totally as pictured and very clean! (May want to clean the ceiling fan in the bedroom though). We loved it and totally enjoyed our stay.
  • - 2/5/2021

    This cabin was so relaxing and peaceful! My husband and I really enjoyed the fireplace and the view of the mountains. Management was really nice and very quick to address a problem with the TV and even brought some DVD’s for us to watch until the problem was fixed. We look forward to returning to this cabin again as soon as we can.
  • - 1/27/2021

    We love this cabin and have come many times. It is a perfect getaway with great seclusion.
  • - 1/24/2021

    Cabin is super private, great for a weekend getaway to relax and take a breather. Cabin was clean and ready when we arrived. Definitely will recommend for friends!
  • - 1/11/2021

    We loved our stay at Pioneers Point and we plan to be back in the near future. The cabin was clean, there were plenty of towels, the view was amazing, and the hot tub was spotless! Those are just a view things that we loved that we haven’t had other places.
  • - 1/7/2021

    The cabin was just the right size for my wife and I. The driveway is very steep. Be sure you've got a good car to climb the hill. Once you are at the top there are beautiful views from three sides of the cabin and a great front porch. If you bring your dog, be prepared to drive to the end of Cameron Road and use the greenway for your daily walks. There isn't much level ground around the cabin.
    Management Response: The driveway is no steeper than a bridge. It is about 1 1/2 lanes wide and this is the only cabin on this road so you shouldn't ever meet someone on the driveway.
  • - 12/12/2020

    We love this cozy little cabin! This was our second stay here and it was just as good as the first! We love it here! Don’t hesitate on this cabin y’all! It’s secluded and has the best Mountain View! You won’t regret this one!
  • - 12/8/2020

    We have stayed in this cabin for the last few years we have been going to the mtns. We love it.
  • - 11/22/2020

    We had a great stay here. It was comfy and cozy and we enjoyed the fireplace. We brought my parents and I knew it wasn’t wheelchair accessible and we managed, but a wheelchair ramp inside would make it perfect. Beds are comfy a s big. We will definitely be back
  • - 11/9/2020

    Loved the cabin as we always do. We will return when it's just 2 of us. One bath is not enough with our 3 grown kids. We will continue to use your rental agency.
  • - 11/7/2020

    The cabin was cute, clean and private. My husband and I had a great time visiting. Thanks for the large stack of firewood!
  • - 11/1/2020

    Loved the stay. Cabin was cozy, clean, location great and views beautiful.
  • - 10/11/2020

    We had a wonderful stay, beginning as we stepped onto the front porch that framed a beautiful view of the Smokies. As we walked through the door we were greeted with a pleasant, homey smell and a simple and clean aesthetic. It is a lovely cabin that is well kept and clearly cared for. This was our first visit to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and we quickly appreciated our decision to stay in Townsend versus the Gatlinburg area -- it's so much quieter and makes for a more relaxed, enjoyable trip. We'd definitely stay here again... Shoot, we didn't want to leave.
  • - 9/14/2020

    wonderful! Everything perfect, first time in Townsend. Unexpected emergency, son had to be rushed to Blount Hospital for appendectomy. Hospital was wonderful. Still able to enjoy our stay and highly recommend.
  • - 9/7/2020

    Beautiful view. Clean space. Comfortable beds. Very close to Townsend and activities. Loved sitting on the front porch and looking at the view.
  • - 9/4/2020

    Cabin is quaint and quiet. Easy to get to Townsend. Comfy beds. Wonderful drinking water. Perfect for 2 people.
  • - 8/17/2020

    We had a fabulous time at Pioneers Point. The cabin was clean and fresh. The view from the front porch is stunning and we were rewarded with a rainbow one night! The beds are comfy and the kitchen really fit our needs. Pioneers Point was a great jumping off point for Cades Cove and Foothills Parkway.
  • - 8/8/2020

    We really enjoyed the cabin! It was exactly what we wanted. Comfortable, clean, and private. After long days of hiking, the hot tub was perfect. We would definitely stay here again.
  • - 7/25/2020

    This cabin has a awesome view and was nice and quiet. I also love the fact that the garbage was directly behind the cabin and I didn't have to drive it somewhere. The driveway was also a plus it was nice and wide for parking and turning around. Its close enough to everything yet far enough away. I would definitely rent this one again we had a blast.
  • - 7/20/2020

    We loved the setting of the cabin and its layout was very comfortable. Really enjoyed sitting on the front porch in the morning and evening. All was clean and in good repair. We did find it not as well supplied/furnished as it might have been. We are readers, and the lighting was not really adequate anywhere but the kitchen and bathroom. Bedside tables on both sides of the bed with bedside lamps would make a big difference, as would higher wattage bulbs in the sitting room ceiling fixture and a standing lamp. One other seat on the porch is needed: there are only 3 and if there are 4 people staying in the property that's not enough. There were not really enough dishes or glasses for our group of three. We had to hand wash between breakfast and dinner, which was a pain. Some smaller glass tumblers would be nice.
    Management Response: We will look in to adding glasses and dishes and maybe some higher voltage lighting however, not all guests want lights to be so bright so maybe some can be bright while others are more relaxing.
  • - 6/28/2020

    the privacy afforded by the location is perfect for honeymooners, great view, close to 321
  • - 6/23/2020

    Quite. Nicely furnished. Overall matches the web site description.
  • - 6/20/2020

    We enjoyed our stay in Townsend. Nice quiet area. Friendly people in town. Beds very comfy. Just the right size cabin for our family of four.
  • - 3/15/2020

    Our stay at Pioneers Point was outstanding. My family had an awesome time and will consider revisiting.
  • - 2/8/2020

    front porch,location,hot tub,comfy bed, weather was great for january, thks smoky cabins
  • - 1/12/2020

    Great place to stay. Love the price! Clean and adorable.
  • - 12/21/2019

    We love this place.
  • - 12/20/2019

    Pioneer Point is THE cabin to rent in the Smokys!! Perfect sums it all up! We love the wood fire place, the huge king side (very) comfortable bed and the view from the front port is amazing!! None better! The shower is very large! We've stayed here many times and always can't wait to come back!!! Smoky Cabins & Cathy Moore are the very best to rent from. If you have ANY problems whatsoever they are fast and friendly. We wouldn't rent from anyone else. All the cabins we've stayed in under their management excel our expectations. PLUS we love the decorated Christmas trees at Christmas time!!!
  • - 12/16/2019

    Everything was great! This place is clean, cozy, comfortable, and a great value with everything we needed! Checkin/checkout was clear and efficient/easy. We loved it!
  • - 11/10/2019

    Great cabin and location. Love the privacy but yet not far off the main road. This was our second stay at Pioneers Point, and will definitely be back.
  • - 11/4/2019

    We really enjoyed our stay at Pioneers Point! We appreciate the fact that there is room outside for the dogs to walk and run around. It might not work for big dogs, but ours are small so they had room. The beds are comfy, the cabin is cozy, and we are glad we chose to stay with y’all. We definitely want to return!
  • - 10/22/2019

    We have rented Pioneer Point several times in the past and always loved it BUT.....they have replaced the couch and chair in the living room and they are so comfortable!! AND they took the pool table and made that room a second bedroom!! YOU WANT A COMFORTABLE KING SIZE BED???? Nothing compares. We slept better than we sleep at home. It was really chilly at night so we truly enjoyed the wood fireplace!! VERY CLEAN! Perfect size for a couple. AND the view off the front porch is breathtaking! It rained the last night we were there and the warm fireplace and the rain hitting that tin roof was so peaceful! I would definitely recommend this cabin. Very secluded and private! The driveway is a bit uphill but nothing compares to what's at the top!!!
  • - 10/6/2019

    Loved the Cabin and view ! Hated we had to leave 2 days early. We will definitely stay here again.
  • - 9/30/2019

    Loved the privacy of this cabin - most peaceful place we’ve ever stayed. Some highlights: super comfortable bed, nice hot tub, amazing view, close to town but private, good satellite TV, nice amenities. We would definitely stay here again! One inconvenience uncommon to most cabins - no WiFi. Our Verizon cell phone service was also quite slow. Not that you’re in the mountains to surf the internet, but it was inconvenient when trying to research restaurants, things to do, etc.
  • - 9/23/2019

    My favorite cabin to visit. Convenient and never disappoints!
  • - 9/2/2019

    Beautiful cabin with lots of privacy out of the hustle and bustle of the tourist crowds.
  • - 8/25/2019

    Great as usual!
  • - 8/3/2019

    Cute little cabin. We enjoyed the quiet location.
  • - 7/22/2019

    Great location.
  • - 7/8/2019

    This cabin was beautiful and meet all of our needs. Our stay was wonderful. the site gave us privacy and the close proximity to town and the river.
  • - 7/3/2019

    Great little place to stay! Walked in, the cabin smelled so clean:) The beds were comfortable and the view was amazing! We would definitely stay there again!
  • - 6/24/2019

    I love the simplicity and comfort of this cabin. After 5 visits, it feels like home away from home.
  • - 6/21/2019

    The cabin was beautiful and in a perfect location. Our whole family enjoyed it and would love to stay again.
  • - 5/26/2019

    Great time. Cabin was awesome and clean. Good location and secluded. That bed was amazing. I've rented twice from Smoky Cabins, and will be back. Great rental company.
  • - 5/8/2019

    Great Location! Private.
  • - 5/3/2019

    Good experience and everything was as described. I had rented this cabin before and suggested the pool table that was there should be removed and replaced with a bed....and it happened.
  • - 4/7/2019

    Perfect little cabin! Close to Cades Cove and private. Really enjoyed our stay!
  • - 4/5/2019

    We just returned from our trip. The cabin was very nice and well kept, and well furnished. It was also very clean, good job on that because some of the pet friendly ones are not so much. I suggest maybe putting some cards, dice and other simple games (Sorry, Yahtzee, etc.) and some books for those of us who forget and need something for the late days when we have hiked all we can and just want to hang out. No complaints. Nice place. I sure wish I'd known about the Return Customer Discount as this is the 4th cabin we've gotten with you.
  • - 3/14/2019

    This was our 3rd stay at Pioneers Point cabin. The cabin is beautiful and love the isolated location. Would like to stay here again.
  • - 2/4/2019

    Cabin was clean and comfortable upon arrival. Bed was very comfortable and hot tub was amazing. Great location and directions were perfect!
  • - 1/17/2019

    We've been staying with you for years Always love it!
  • - 1/2/2019

    Cabin was clean with an amazing view of the mountains. It was very easy to get to and in a great location. Very close to Cades Cove and if you use back roads close to Gatlinburg. Great cabin!
  • - 12/26/2018

    We really enjoyed our stay. The cabin was very nice and clean. Liked that it was off to itself! Enjoyed the Christmas decorations at the cabin. It was our first time staying at a cabin. We will definitely book again in the future!
  • - 12/16/2018

    We absolutely enjoyed our stay at pioneer’s point! A sweet little cabin nestled in the woods with a perfect Mountain View!!
  • - 12/4/2018

    We loved the cabin it was perfect. It was very private and the view was beautiful.We will definitely be back to stay in this cabin again. We also want to say that Cathy over the cabins is so very sweet and always there to answer any questions and take care of anything you may need and we also appreciate how she went out of her way to help us work out an additional night stay etc. You cant go wrong staying with Smoky Cabins and we have stayed in several of the cabins and have been very pleased.
    Management Response: Thank you so much Whitley. You are also a pleasure to work with and we appreciate your business!!!
  • - 12/1/2018

    We love this cabin. This was our third year to stay at Pioneer Point. The mountain views are beautiful and the cabin is like a second home.
  • - 11/18/2018

    It was a nice cabin . Nice view and well stocked kitchen . We were happy with our stay and will return in the future .
  • - 11/12/2018

    We absolutely loved this cabin! We were there for our 20th wedding anniversary and this cabin was just right ? . The view was amazing! Thanks for a great stay, we will be back!
  • - 11/3/2018

    Loved our stay at Pioneer’s Point. The cabin was perfect for our needs. Great location....felt secluded but not far off the main highway. Enjoyed the front porch view while relaxing on the swing. Very comfy bed. We will be back.
  • - 10/30/2018

    Pioneers Point was an exceptional cabin to stay in while we were in Townsend. The view was out of this world from the front porch. The cabin was decorated with the mountain theme and was so warm and comfortable. The location was perfect for touring. We enjoyed our 3 days there and would definitely come back again. Thanks....
  • - 10/20/2018

    I have rented from Smoky Cabins many times. ALL cabins have been enjoyable. Pioneer point was a great cabin. Easy access, clean, great view, a hot tub that works as it should, open design interior that gives space for all. We will be back again and again.
  • - 10/14/2018

    This was a second visit, even better than the first. A wonderful cabin for a much needed vacation.
  • - 10/1/2018

    Nice and quiet place to relax. Cute little cabin, perfect for two people.
  • - 9/23/2018

    Overall, we really loved the cabin. The bed was really comfy and the hot tub was great. We are pretty used to country living so the bugs following us inside every time we in and out were annoying, but expected. I think the only major con was the low water pressure so it took awhile for the toilet to fill. Anyway, we loved the seclusion and quiet. It was perfect for a weekend getaway.
  • - 9/9/2018

    We had a great time.
  • - 8/11/2018

    Our stay at Pioneer's Point was fantastic! We LOVED how secluded it was and the view - oh my, I believe I snapped at least 5 pictures every morning and evening of the view. This cabin was the perfect home base for us and our week of hiking and exploring Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The kitchen was fully equipped and it was so nice to be able to whip up a hearty breakfast to fuel us up for our full days. The only bad thing about our stay was having to leave.
  • - 8/10/2018

    We were completely satisfied with the cabin, which exceeded our expectations. The view from the deck was awesome! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!
  • - 7/25/2018

    Enjoyed the peaceful, quiet and secluded cabin
  • - 7/22/2018

    We love the seclusion.
  • - 7/16/2018

    Very relaxing stay . Loved how secluded it was.
  • - 6/10/2018

    A very quiet, peaceful cabin nestled in the mountains. Not far from anything as far as food and entertainment !!! Nice place for a nice getaway !!
  • - 5/6/2018

    Amazing experience at pioneers point! Amazing views, fully stocked amenities really makes it feel like a home away from home. Will definitely be returning to the great Smokey mountains and using Smokey Cabin Rentals!
  • - 5/4/2018

    We absolutely loved the cabin and the location!
  • - 4/23/2018

    Loved the place. Will be back. It had a great location, amenities and great mountain views. We really liked the seclusion yet easy accessibility to Townsend, Maryville and the park. The bed near the hottub was great. I wish we had looked to see the name brand of mattress! The place was pretty well stocked with what you would need (esp. blender and coffee pot)! Do not hesitate to sign up to stay here!
  • - 4/18/2018

    excellent view! quiet & secluded! not too far from attractions- cabin was clean & well stocked with everything we needed for an extended weekend visit
  • - 4/17/2018

    Very nice cabin, great private location!!
  • - 4/7/2018

    The cabin view was beautiful and easy to get to. Secluded and peaceful - just what we were wanting.
  • - 3/9/2018

    We fell in love with this cabin as soon as we opened the door. It was perfect in every way. The cabin was clean, ready for us to enjoy our stay. We loved having a fire every night, it was convenient to the places we wanted to visit. Even though the temperature was almost freezing outside, the hot tub was most enjoyable. This was our first visit and hopefully will not be the last.
  • - 2/6/2018

    Cozy little cabin, great location, nice view. Had everything we needed for a long weekend.
  • - 2/1/2018

    Nothing better than a cup of coffee in the hot tub on a chilly morning. Very quiet, peaceful setting yet near good eateries and supplies from nearby grocers. Great fireplace with plenty of wood supplied by the owner. Kitchen had plenty of utensils, pots and pans. King bed was comfy. We slept like logs.
  • - 1/21/2018

    The cabin was very nice. Enjoyed our stay.
  • - 1/18/2018

    We love this cabin and have came to it multiple times for our anniversary. It is perfect for a couple celebrating a special event. The view is good, but the seclusion is even better.
  • - 1/1/2018

    Pioneers Point was exactly as advertised. This cabin is AWESOME. It’s secluded and everything inside is updated. Did I mention that we hated to leave? The hot tub was great. The cabin did not smell musty. Plenty of towels. Loved the w/d it saved on extra clothing. We will be back. Thank you so much for an AWESOME experience once again. Ms. Cathy thank you for letting me know about this cabin. We always stay with Smoky Mountains Cabins and this cabin was everything we were looking for. Loved the fact that the hot tub was ready to use our first night
  • - 12/28/2017

    I know it’s not the end of our stay but was EXCITED to give our review. Thank you Ms. Cathy for pointing out this cabin. We always stay with Smoky Cabin Rentals. Even though we loved R&R Retreat this is our favorite now. The cabin is point on with the pictures. The views are perfect. Everything has been updated including the furniture. There is no smell of being locked up. We’re here celebrating our Anniversary Christmas annual getaway. Thank you for the cookie plate and cookie dough. The hot tub was superb.
  • - 11/27/2017

    The cabin was in a great location. Close to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and the National Park. We loved that it was secluded on the mountain side. View over Townsend was awesome! The cabin had a great home-like feel to it. Was very easy to settle and comfortable. Didn’t want to leave!!
  • - 11/12/2017

    We love this cabin we stayed here last year. The view is awesome.
    Management Response: Thank you for staying with us Mr. Goodman!!

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