Welcome to Dolly Parton’s beautiful Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort!.
It is a charming destination right in the middle of the Great Smoky Mountains, next to Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Opening its doors in 2015, the resort spans 20 acres and offers 300 rooms with different layouts, including the special Dolly Parton Suite and the Dolly Suite 1986 Tour Bus Experience and its famous buffet style restaurant, Song & Hearth.
In this guide, we go over everything this amazing resort has to offer, all the perks you get with your stay and more!.
How Much Does It Cost to Stay at DreamMore Resort?
The resort offers different room options, including standard rooms with double queen beds or a king-sized bed and bunk beds. For families looking for more space, suites are available, featuring a king-sized bed and twin bunk beds. The Dolly Parton Suite, a luxurious penthouse apartment, is also an option for a more exclusive experience.
The average cost of a night at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort is around $230 a night. During the low season in January and February when Dollywood is closed, i have seen prices drop to as low as $130 per night. During Dollywood’s peak seasons like Summer break, i have seen prices reach around $500 per night.
They do run many promotions through the year for both resorts.
If you have the flexibility of visiting at any time, it’s worth keeping an eye on special promotions ( usually featured on Dollywood’s Website. )
(Note: Saturday Early Entry is not available during Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas.)
Parking Options at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort
At Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort, parking is hassle free with daily free self-parking!. If you prefer a premium service, their friendly valet staff is ready to help!. Regular valet parking costs $25 per day and Premium valet is offered at $40 per day. Keep in mind that parking is limited to one space per room, and commercial, trailer, or RV parking is not allowed.
What are Check-In & out Times at the Resort?
Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort check-in is at 4 p.m., and check-out is at 11 a.m. If you get there early and you cant check in yet, don’t worry, there’s lots of things for you to enjoy even before check in. The lobby with unique Dolly Parton touches offers a relaxing space to wait. If you have kiddos, you can enjoy the playground, games all around the lobby, grab something to eat and much more while they get the room ready for you!
What Activities are Available at The DreamMore Resort?
Are There Dining Options at The DreamMore Resort?
You have many options at the DreamMore Resort
DM Pantry – Quick Bites
For families on the move, the DM Pantry at DreamMore Resort and Spa is perfect for quick bites. This grab-and-go café is super convenient. You can find coffees and teas, hot breakfast and bakery items like Dollywood’s famous cinnamon bread. Sandwiches, hot dogs and even pizzas and wings.
Sometimes after a long day you just want to stay in your cozy room, watch some movies and order room service!. Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa offers in-room dining services, bringing delicious food directly to your doorstep. They have a breakfast menu, an all day dining menu with burgers, salads, appetizers and a kids menu, build your own pizzas, desserts and drinks.
Song & Hearth: A Southern Eatery
If you want to eat until your heart’s content, step into Song & Hearth, the resort’s breakfast and dinner buffet restaurant!. With a touch of regional flavors, they serve up buffet-style breakfast with a pancake station, chef’s station, create your own omelet, and other tasty menu options like biscuits and gravy, pastries, fruits and cereals, and dinner featuring southern fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, a create-your-own pasta station, chef’s carving station and so much more!.
Swimming Hole Poolside Dining
Exclusive to guests at Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa during the outdoor pool operating season, this option allows families to enjoy delicious meals in a unique poolside setting. You can chose from shareables like nachos and wings, to salads, burgers and sandwiches. Plus many different drinks! They also have a kids menu and ice cream.
The Lounge – Relaxation and Refreshment for All Ages
Offering refreshing drinks and delicious food like shareables, soups & salads, burgers and sandwiches, and a children’s menu, the Lounge provides a laid back atmosphere where parents can unwind, and kids can enjoy treats.
Are There any Shopping Options at The DreamMore Resort?
Yes! “Pokeberry lane” is a cute little shop inside of the resort. Inside the shop you can find many seasonal Dolly related items, and other Southern style treasures, including apparel, jewelry, keepsakes, decor and more. We also met the friendliest lady working in the shop, she was really sweet and gave us lots of valuable information. Pokeberry Lane is open daily from 9am to 5pm.
Is The Cost To Stay at The DreamMore Resort Worth It?
As a mama with kids, I believe that the DreamMore Resort is truly worth the cost, and here’s why. This beautiful resort goes above and beyond to cater to families, offering different features that make it an exceptional choice for a fun and memorable vacation.
The spacious rooms are a cozy and comfortable haven for both parents and kids. The exclusive perks for resort guests, like the complimentary Dollywood TimeSaver Passes and transportation with the DreamMore Trolley, are super convenient!.
What truly sets the DreamMore Resort apart is its commitment to family-friendly amenities. From The outdoor pool with a splash pad to daily Camp DW activities. They make sure that kiddos have a blast throughout their stay.
Don’t forget about The Family Game Room, awesome Playground, and storytelling around the wood-burning fire before bedtime every night. These thoughtful additions contribute to creating lasting memories for families, making the DreamMore Resort an excellent choice for a great family vacation!.