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Christopher Place, An Intimate Resort

1500 Pinnacles Way , Newport, TN 37821 USA (Show map)
65 Reviews
$150 - $330
per night

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2008-2009 BedandBreakfast Best of the South Awared Winner! Named One of the 10 Most Romantic Inns in America! More than just an inn, Christopher Place is a tranquil and romantic hideaway secluded on a 200 acre private estate near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The serenity of these majestic mountains surrounds you, offering breathtaking views from our rooms, suites, verandas, and grounds. Alone together, turn your back on the world outside. Spacious bedrooms and suites invite you to forget your hurried routines. All feature, coffee makers, cd and cassette players, and plush terry robes. Select accommodations offer a private whirlpool tub with ample room for two, a woodburning fireplace, and a panoramic mountain view. Our personal service and attention to detail is unintrusive and surpassed. Our Inn and staff have been recognized in the national media, have received two international awards, and are rated Four Diamonds by AAA. We want to show you why.

Rooms & Rates


NEWLY REMODELED! A regal escape. King bed, two comfy wing chairs for reading, walk-in shower, one of the best mountain views in the inn. You should treat yourself this well more often.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Margaret's Room

NEWLY REMODELED! A stately master bedroom. King bed, sitting area with reading chairs, mountain view. Television (local channels only) and VCR. Private in-room dining is available. Newly remodeled bathroom including 6 Jet Shower. Life really is slower here.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

The Secret Garden

Our most intimate, cozy room is a respite from the world outside. Queen bed, sitting area, corner whirlpool, shower-for-two, ridge view. Perfect for those who like to cuddle.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$165 - $165 Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Deluxe Room

A deluxe room featuring King Bed, TV with DVD (no cable) and views of the Smoky Mountains or the English Mountain Ridge.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Deluxe Suite

A spacious, refined suite featuring a King Bed, double whirlpool, separate living room, flat screen plasma TV and DVD, and mountain views. Private, in-room dining is available. Awake slowly in the quiet of the Smoky Mountains.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $330 - $330

Mountain Sunrise

Mountain Sunrise is the best of all worlds with picture windows overlooking the Smoky Mountains as well as our English Gardens. A king bed, relaxing arm chairs and a TV with DVD (no cable) make this the way a vacation should be.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Papaw's Suite

NEWLY REMODELED! A spacious, refined corner suite. King Bed, double whirlpool, separate living room, flat screen plasma TV and DVD, ridge views. Private, in-room dining is available. Awake slowly in the quiet of the Smoky Mountains.

  • Maximum Capacity: 1
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $330 - $330

Roman Holiday

Created by an award-winning designer especially for Tennessee romantic getaways. King Bed, double whirlpool, wood burning fireplace, flat screen plasma TV and DVD, panoramic mountain views. Private, in-room dining is available. Away from your hurried routines, it's just the two of you…finally.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $330 - $330

Tournament of Roses

Secluded luxury in our guest house, with a separate entrance. Queen bed, double whirlpool, woodburning fireplace, refrigerator, flat screen plasma TV and DVD, ridge views. Alone together, the way romance should be.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $275 - $275

The Lion's Den

A ground floor master suite. King bed, double whirlpool, his-and-her bath suite with sitting area, refrigerator, flat screen plasma TV and DVD, ridge views. Private, in-room dining is available. You can relax, rediscover, and rekindle.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $275 - $275

Smoky Spring

Smoky Spring is the adjoining guest room to Mountain Sunrise. Perfect for two couples traveling together. Smoky Spring features a queen bed surrounded by garden and ridge views. Quiet conversations and daydreams fill the day.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.7

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Wonderful Romantic Getaway

4.4 on May 13, 2014

Absolutely Spectacular! There are no other words to describe. The food,the staff,the atmosphere was incredible. Will most definitely visit again. It resides in an area that is fun to explore either on foot or by car. Impeccable venue!

Gorgeous view

4.4 on December 27, 2013

This place is absolutely beautiful. The breakfast is great. The staff is phenomenal. The dinner wasn't as great as I expected, but there really weren't very many options in the surrounding area. There are a few chain restaurants in the town, but the dinner here is the best for what you get. I recommend only for the great escape and pure beauty.

Perfect Romantic Getaway

5 on January 23, 2013

This was my first trip to a B&B so I wasn't sure what to expect. It was perfect!! The views from here are amazing. The staff is wonderful. They were continually asking if there was anything they could do for us. Breakfast & dinner both were excellent. It was late fall so we did not get to explore much of the grounds but what we did get to see was beautiful. Can't wait to go back!

First B&B experience

4.8 on December 26, 2012

We stayed at this resort after purchasing a Living Social deal they had offered. Having never stayed at a bed and breakfast I was a bit skeptical but this place exceeded all of our expectations. The room was well furnished, the staff was friendly, the breakfast was fantastic, and the views can not be beat. We loved it. The only down sides which are very minor and would not deter us from staying here again are 1. No individual temperature control in the room but the staff was quick to adjust. And 2. It is a little far from the national park sights such as Cade's cove but nifty unbearable to travel there. Love this place and have recommended it numerous times already.

Our first B & B

5 on July 11, 2012

This was our first stay in a Bed and Breakfast. Christopher Place lives up to it's claim "An Intimate Resort." Relaxation began with the spectacular view. Our room was beautifully furnished. The breakfast was wonderful. The staff was unintrussive yet ready to be of service.

Great Place with Pool!!!!

3.8 on August 28, 2011

Great owner. Perfect views of the Smokey Mountains, serene and tranquil!!! Please make sure to meet the cat, Ringo!!!! Pool is fantastic!!!

Amazing, romantic and perfect

5 on July 18, 2011

Wow! what an amazing destination. I wouldn't change a thing about our weekend at Christopher Place. The breakfasts were perfect before a busy day in the National Park and the afternoons were a quiet retreat to escape from it all. The views are unreal, the silence welcoming and the views breathtaking. Everyone we met from the owner to the staff, was so helpful and wonderful. They all went out of their way to make us feel at home, yet we never felt like they hovered. We didn't want for anything while we were there, and our picnic for the park was perfect. Christopher Place has out done themselves and is truly the perfect getaway. Here you forget about everything else and can reconnect with the one you love. In fact, we've already booked our next visit. This is one place that will be a destination for us for a life time.

Wonderfully Relaxing

4.6 on July 16, 2011

This is our second visit to Christopher's Place and absolutely love it. The inn itself is beautiful and the rooms are very well appointed. Breakfast was very delicious and we had more than we could eat. We didn't get to eat dinner in the dining room this time b/c the dining room was closed for the weekend but ate in the pub and the fare was very good. We did eat in the dining room on our last visit and the food is superb. We will definitely stay at Christopher's Place again and we loved petting Ringo the resident cat who greats all of their guests.

40th Anniversary Nightmare

1.8 on October 26, 2010

We stayed Oct 18th & Oct 19th in the Roman Suite. The owner greeted us and said that the State has released Millions of Lady Bugs and that some might get into the room, but we will vaccume them for you as much as you like, and that the outside is going to be sprayed tomorrow. I should have realizied that this could be the start of a problem, which it was. We had numerous lady bugs in our room through out the 2 day stay. At one point there were 15 lady bugs in my room, which I informed one of the staff that was presently sweeping these lady bugs out of the hallway, which she proceded to come in and vaccume for us. In the morning, when my wife woke up, she noticed that there were a few lady bugs on the end of the bed, which grossed her out. The next night she slept in her street clothes. During the day, I addressed this to the owner, and all he kept on saying was that he was not responsible for the bugs. Now I say that he is responsible, as I was paying him almost $300 per night to stay in this room, that we shouldn't have to deal with bugs in the room. The owner could have offered another room, or some sort of a refund for this ordeal, but, he only stated that he is sorry that I'm not satisfied and he is not responsible for the bugs. The owner of this Bed & Breakfast might be nice when everything is ok; but when something is wrong, he is not customer oriented, but will expect you to pay him in full. We will never return. What a way to celebrate our 40th Anniversary.

Innkeeper Response
A 40th anniversary is a once in a lifetime escape and one we recognized immediately as something that we wanted to make sure was extra special for this guest. In doing so we provided over $200 of amenity value without even thinking twice about it! These guests had reserved a special room; but knowing the occasion, we chose to upgrade them to the best room in the house with sweeping views of the mountains and every amenity available including a wood-burning fireplace. The foliage had turned to peak colors and we were enjoying a couple of Indian summer days. We welcomed them with a complementary bottle of champagne upon arrival and explained the nature of the lady bugs in our area. Our staff is consistently recognized for the cleanliness of the resort and works very hard during these irregular days to ensure the visit of a lady bug does not impact our guests. While the visit of lady bugs is a not ideal, they do not bite, sting, or smell; like the rest of us, they are simply looking for a warm place to spend the winter. And like many of our guests, they enjoy the view from Christopher Place!

Wonderful service at a beatiful retreat.

5 on September 27, 2010

Staff was available without being intrusive. All meals were superb including breastfast, casual dining in the pub, and the dinner service. We look forward to returning.

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Location Type

Mountains, Small town


Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee-Tyson) 50 miles

Directions to property:

I-40, exit 435 to Hwy 32 South. Travel 2 miles and turn right on English Moutain Road. Go 2 more miles, see sign on right.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Gourmet/Fine Dining, National/State parks, Nature area, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, English Mtn Llama Treks, Pigeon Forge, Ripley's Aquarium, Gatlinburg, Dollywood, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Piano, Telephone, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Pool, Elevator, Gym, Hiking Trails, Sauna

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Billiards, Canoeing, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Mountain Bike trails, Arts and Crafts Community, Outlet shopping, Music Theaters, Hot Air Balloons, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Some holidays and weekends
  • Accepted payments S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night fee
  • Cancellations: 14 days prior for refund of deposit less $35 processing fee.



Marston Price

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Music, theatre, hiking, camping, travel, cooking

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  • Time Served: Served at your leisure.
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Details Diamond Collection

1500 Pinnacles Way , Newport, TN 37821 USA (Show map)

Property highlights

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