The Margaritaville Hotel in Pigeon Forge, TN

The Margaritaville Hotel in Pigeon Forge is a tropical oasis nestled in the heart of the picturesque Smoky Mountains. This delightful resort destination offers a unique blend of mountain charm and coastal relaxation, creating an unforgettable getaway experience for visitors of all ages.

The front of the Margaritaville Island Hotel in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Inspired by the vibrant music and island attitude of Jimmy Buffett, the Margaritaville Hotel captures the essence of escapism, providing guests with a chance to unwind, kick back, and enjoy the good life.

Situated in the heart of The Island in Pigeon Forge, the hotel offers a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, while still providing easy access to the area’s top attractions and activities. From its inviting rooms and suites to its top-notch amenities and lively entertainment options, the Margaritaville Hotel Pigeon Forge promises an idyllic escape where guests can embrace the spirit of “Fins Up” and experience a taste of paradise in the heart of the Smokies. 

Let’s take a look at what the hotel has to offer.

Hotel Lobby

As soon as you enter the lobby, you are greeted with island decor in a soft color palette and a beautiful fireplace that entices you to sit back and relax in the laid-back atmosphere.

Four chairs in front of a fireplace in a hotel lobby.

The rooms continue on with the beach/island theme with beautiful, simple decor.

Guest Rooms

There are 11 types of rooms at the Margaritaville Island Hotel in Pigeon Forge. That’s not a typo – eleven different room types ranging from standard guest rooms to a 5-bedroom suite on the penthouse floor.

Room options are Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, King and Double-Queen Guest Rooms, River King Whirlpool Rooms, One-Bedroom Suites, Fountain One-Bedroom Whirlpool Suites, Fountain One-Bedroom Whirlpool Suites, Two-Bedroom Suite, Penthouse Two-Bed Room Suite, Penthouse Double Queen Suite, and the Five-Bedroom Penthouse Floor.

Hotel bed with a decorative pillow with a palm tree design.

Each room at the Margaritaville Hotel offers the perfect blend of comfort and charm, with two special features that truly enhance your stay: a private balcony and a stone fireplace.

In addition to basic amenities like a Keurig coffee maker and ironing board, the rooms also come equipped with a Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker so that you can elevate your stay to a whole new level of tropical indulgence. You can bring your own supplies to make margaritas, or you can purchase a package from the hotel. (Check with the hotel for current prices.)

Margaritaville frozen concoction maker.

Booking Tip: While rooms with fountain views are pretty cool, be aware that The Island Show Fountains run until 11:30 at night – so if you are a light sleeper you might want to opt for a room overlooking Little Pigeon River or one with a village view.

Hotel bathroom with a lit mirror.

Hotel Amenities

The Margaritaville Island Hotel in Pigeon Forge offers an array of amenities that you would expect from a hotel of its caliber. The outdoor pool is a rooftop pool situated atop of the shops at The Island and connected to the hotel. It’s a great place to kick back, relax, and soak up some sun.

View of a ferris wheel from a rooftop swimming pool.

Those who crave privacy can rent a private cabana and enjoy sofa seating, two chaise lounges, a fridge with refreshing bottled water, towels, and VIP food and drink service.

Two lounge chairs near a swimming pool.

Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate that near the pool is a 24-hour fitness center equipped to help you maintain your workout routine while enjoying your getaway. 

If you like to go home with a suitcase full of clean clothes, be sure to bring your quarters for the laundry facilities – the machines are coin-operated.

Two stacks of washing machines.

Full-Service Spa

The on-site spa, St. Somewhere Spa, has both a full-service hair salon helping guests look their best for their special event and a full-service spa offering the following spa services:

  • Body Treatments
  • Body Scrub
  • Couples Treatments
  • Facial Treatments
  • Manicures

Note: The spa adds a 20% service charge to all services.

Hotel Dining Options

Margaritaville Pigeon Forge offers a variety of dining options, making it easy for hotel guests to find the perfect meal to satisfy their tastes and preferences. 

Start your day with a visit to the Margaritaville Coffee Shop, where you can savor a delightful cup of coffee and grab a quick breakfast to kickstart your adventures. For those seeking a refreshing swim or simply a rooftop paradise, the Rooftop Pool & Chill Bar is the perfect spot to enjoy light bites and signature cocktails while taking in stunning mountain views. 

Additionally, Fins Bar & Chill offers a relaxed atmosphere for lunch and dinner, serving up a delectable menu of island-inspired dishes and drinks to satisfy your cravings. If you’re up for a short stroll, the Margaritaville Restaurant is just a walk away, offering a full menu of Jimmy Buffett’s favorite island-inspired dishes. And with area restaurants like Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen nearby at The Island, you’re never far from something good to eat.

Hotel Parking Options

Valet parking is available for $23 per night and self-parking costs $10 per night. 

Check-In Time & Check-Out Time

Check-in is at 4:00 pm and check-out is at 11:00 am. The minimum age to reserve a room at the Pigeon Forge Margaritaville is 21.


Pets are not allowed at the resort. The hotel is ADA-compliant and does permit certified emotional support and service animals.

Margaritaville Island Hotel Pigeon Forge Location

The Margaritaville Island Hotel is located in the heart of Pigeon Forge at 131 The Island Drive, Suite 5118. The McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville is approximately a 53-minute drive from the hotel.

Rooftop pool on top of shops in Tennessee.

Nearby Attractions

The hotel is within walking distance of the village shops, restaurants, and entertainment options all at The Island. Its central location makes it an ideal base for exploring more of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville. Check out the distance to some popular Pigeon Forge attractions from the hotel:

  • Hollywood Wax Museum – 1.5 miles
  • Titanic Museum – 1.8 miles
  • Old Mill Shops 0 1.9 miles
  • Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud – 2.1 miles
  • Tanger Outlets Sevierville – 2.9 miles
  • Dollywood – 4.2 miles
  • Anakeesta – 8.4 miles
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park – 11.2 miles
Ferris wheel at dusk.

The Margaritaville Island Hotel

Visit the Margaritaville Island Hotel website where you will find more details about this cool hotel that is just steps away from a world of fun.  Also, be sure to get your free Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Travel Guide from MyPigeonForge.com.

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