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Bedrooms 2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property



*BEAUTIFUL VIEWS of SKI GONDOLA climbing to Ober-Gatlinburg SKI RESORT*

**NOV-FEB** 4th NT FREE *

(Holidays Wks EXEMPT)

NOV- DEC $109 /NT (Non-holiday)


*VETS* LE** Military **SR (55+) SAVE ALL YEAR!*


*Email owner for your special rate!😀


< 35 lb DOG OK ($100-fee)


**Romantic Honeymoon SUITE**

HOT TUB ! Seats 4-5* LED LIGHTS *




**Military/ Veteran /LE Discount *





*AWESOME!*We have been to the Gatlinburg Ski Mountain area several times & Edelweiss is by far the best chalet we have stayed in.

**WOW! What a perfect vacation in Gatlinburg. The chalet is everything described to be plus some. The property is very well maintained& extraordinarily clean . The owner Alice, was so helpful & easy to work. The many discounts she offers makes staying in this perfect location very affordable.It is one of the nicest places we've ever stayed in our many years of traveling!

Celebrate Your Anniversary at Edelweiss Swiss CHALET*ANNIVERSARY / HONEYMOON DISCOUNT

1.7 mi drive from all the excitement of Music, Shopping, Dining in Downtown Gatlinburg! & an short (<2 mi) drive up Ski Mountain to OBER GATLINBURG &4 seasons of

Fun& Adventure for all ages

FIVE STARS on VRBO!- Our Guests love us! - Come see why! A few recent comments left by guests at Edelweiss:

'Had a wonderful time watching Ober Gatlinburg tram from the deck!'

'Edelweiss is magnificent.'

'Quiet, inviting and breath-taking!'

We have stayed many places in Gatlinburg, but hands down,Edelweiss is the Best!..

'Morning sunrises are breath-taking!'...

We've seen 5 bears

'Wonderful, romantic place to celebrate out 45th Anniversary'

'The highlight of our stay was seeing the mama bear and her two cubs wandering on the road right outside the chalet!'

Some of the most comfortable beds we have enjoyed on our travels!

'Exceptionally Clean'

We enjoyed spending our 24th Anniversary in your beautiful chalet!

*Saw the BEARS many times'

Romantic Master Suite with Hand carved Antique 4 Poster Canopy Bed - *Beautiful Private Escape *

Gatlinburg offers live music spring, summer and fall! Come join in the fun at Edelweiss Swiss Chalet!

**Edelweiss sleeps 6-7, with a MAX. of 4 adults/2 children + infant*

** FORBES selects Gatlinburg as one of the prettiest towns in America “With its charming, quaint old buildings in the center of town, its dramatic mountain backdrop & the only ski resort in Tennessee

Edelweiss overlooks this lovely Smoky Mountain town. Stay with us and experience for yourself the beauty and charm of old Gatlinburg- est 1946.

Send Email for special discounted quote directly from owner. Multiple discounts may apply (such as being 55+ & a veteran) - please ask for yours!

If you have any questions or concerns about making your reservation please call or text me directly at 423-838-0866 *** Reservation help also available in Mandarin, Russian and French! Just call or text David* Lang Specialist* who will be happy to help you with questions and making your reservations in Mandarin, Russian, Japanese, or French. +1-423-902-4568. (Best time to reach David is between 5:30 PM-11:30 PM EST)*

*** We honor our POLICE / Military /Vets and Seniors (55+)ALL YEAR with special discounts!

Edelweiss takes its name from lovely delicate white mountain "Snow-flower" *EDELWEISS also the national flower of Austria-- Here in Gatlinburg at Edelweiss Chalet you will find this same peaceful beauty in your own private Austrian/Swiss chalet. Edelweiss has a peaceful, private setting high over Gatlinburg, filled with lovely authentic Swiss decor. This 'Little Piece of Switzerland' in the Smokies, former home of Swiss Ski Manager of OberGatlinburg for 20 years -is still full of wonderful authentic memorabilia from Switzerland. Park your car in carport under the Swiss Only Parking sign and settle in for your own visit to a lil piece of Switzerland waiting just inside our front door.

Two levels of private decks open to each bedroom and game room with pool table. Views of mountains & Mt LeConte, with gondola gliding by from Gatlinburg up Ski Mountain from all bedrooms and the living area.

Lavish Austrian/ Swiss decorating & Romantic touches through out to make your Honeymoon-or Anniversary -or just romantic weekend get-a-way a truly memorable one.

You will find HD TVs through out, with FREE hi speed WI Fi and cable TV, as well as many DVD and music CD available for your enjoyment. Gas logs in fireplace in soaring 20ft. vaulted living room for warm, romantic nights. During the day, large windows invite in lots of sunshine and starry nights. Living area is full of soft blankets and quilts and art from the Gatlinburg art studios. Vintage Austrian/German lace curtains in all windows and in baths. Upstairs on the alcove balcony is our elegant PRIVATE Indoor JACUZZI with sky-light over head for relaxation & views of stars.

Each bedroom & the poolroom open directly unto decks over looking beautiful mountain view as pictured on our Photo site! Two levels of decks that open from each room.. even the kitchen!- for 180* VISTAS of the Smokies and Ober-gatlinburg Cable Car gliding up Ski Mountain through out the day ! Truly breath-taking!

Complete, fully stocked kitchen with seating for 6 in dining area.

On outside deck overlooking Smokies, we have a fresca dining & a wonderful double rocker hand crafted of Canadian Pine and Cedar by local Tenn. craftsman just outside of Gatlinburg. We also have a brand new outdoor Coleman Gas grill for your enjoyment in grilling out steaks or burgers for family cook-outs on our outdoor deck .

Master /HONEYMOON Suite has antique 4 Poster Queen bed (Posterpedic mattress:) and private bath on main level with beautiful views of mountains and city lights, Upstairs 2nd BR has KING bed with poster-pedic mattress &higher long range views of Smoky Mountains and Mt LeConte. Large balcony overlooks living area onto the fireplace below. Also upstairs is our Pool Room with pool table and another awesome view across the Appalachians as well as its own private deck.

** All towels and Bed linens are furnished for you**

Washer and dryer also available on our main floor for extra convenience.***

***New QUEEN size Sleeper Sofa in living room.***


*PACK-n-PLAY* bed provided for those with small children/babies who need this at no additional cost.

Fully equipped kitchen with door opening to spacious outside deck for private a fresco dining in warmer months.

Covered carport and easy flat driveway make this a unique property in Chalet Village, just steps to front door.

Chalet Village membership offers you swimming privileges in summer at all three pools !--and tennis all year long. Also discounts are available through this FREE membership for you at select local restaurants and all RIPLEY ATTRACTIONS- like Ripley Aquarium and Ripley Believe it or Not! and Motion Master in town.

Only a couple of miles up Ski Mountain to Obergatlinburg and skiiing, skating, sliding all winter long. Just a 5 min drive down to the Parkway and the city of Gatlinburg.

Check out pics for full beauty of Edelweiss. We are local owners so we are close by to make sure everything will be perfect for your special Gatlinburg Getaway.

Conveniently located @ the intersection of Heiden and Zurich with great VIEWS all year! Wonderful PRIVACY yet, just a 5-6 minute drive down Ski Mountain Road to Gatlinburg.

We are only a short 15 drive away from Pigeon Forge as well.

If you have special requests, please let us know and we will do our best to make it happen!:-)). Would you like champagne or sparkling grape juice waiting for you by the jacuzzi hot tub? Edelweiss is becoming an Anniversary Destination as we are welcoming several Anniversary Couples through out the summer and into the fall. Perhaps this is why a wonderful Sheng Chi (Happy Feeling) seems to welcome you as you step into Edelweiss

Special honeymoon /anniversary packages available,with discounts on fees, and special FREE perks .inquire for details. We want this time to be memorable for you in every way! You will truly feel you have left the hectic life of 21st century behind when you settle in to Edelweiss and find your self surrounded by Swiss Romance from a gentler time.

It is our hope you will want to return often, and consider this your home-away-from-home in the Smokies.

***When possible we offer EARLY checkin and LATE check out at no additional cost! Inquire when booking!

Great location with Bears crossing near by-! Sit on our deck and watch for Mama and cubs to come visit!

All our guests have FREE access to CHALET VILLAGE MEMBERSHIP PRIVILEGES- 3 Club houses in the Village with 3 pools +tennis. All benefits FREE to our Guests! The Closest club house is a short 5 min drive up Ski Mountain Drive. Our Membership Card also gives you 10% DISCOUNTS at ALL RIPLEY ATTRACTIONS- THE AQUARIUM, BELIEVE IT OR NOT, HAUNTED MANSION, AND DAVY CROCKET MINI GOLF-AND RIPLEY MOVING THEATER!


*Military and Veterans & POLICE receive special discounts all year! We honor our men and women who SERVE OUR COUNTRY.

More Details

Alice Heinsohn
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, russian, mandarin, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Alice Heinsohn

We have been in love with the Smokies since our childhood ( in the 60's) and so were thrilled to be able to purchase our own little piece of paradise here in Gatlinburg :"Edelweiss Swiss Chalet" with its rich personal history of having been the home of the long time Manager of Obergatlinburg - (now retired to his native Switzerland). He left behind wonderful artifacts of his Swiss heritage all of which we have left just the same.

We have made the focus of the home both Swiss and Romance for those seeking a special 'Honeymoon' spot in the Smokies, or who just want to get away for a private and romantic '2nd Honeymoon' ..(or 3rd?)

We have been married since 1978 and know the value of private happy times together making new memories.

We are local and so can personally make sure it is specially prepared for each guest.

We also have a guest room for those who want to travel with friends or children, or parents:)

Our family is very diversified internationally and have the ability to you with your reservations in Russian or Chinese (Mandarin) for additional ease in making sure everything is 'perfect' .

Alice Heinsohn purchased this chalet in 2011

Why Alice Heinsohn chose Gatlinburg

We love 'Edelweiss' because it has an amazing view in all seasons, most fun is watching the gondola soar up the mountain- and at night it is lit with lights as it takes flight.We also loved the privacy because the lot is a double deep lot that backs up to no houses. Also special is the wonderful vaulted ceiling of the living area, with soaring fireplace and views of the misty clouds hidden in the mountains. 'Edelweiss' also has what almost no homes have in Chalet Village: a covered carport just outside the front door to keep rain and snow off your car.

What makes this chalet unique

180 degree views in all directions ...constantly changing with low lying mists in the early morning to setting sun bursting through in pink and purple tinged sunsets.

You will find an easy and flat drive way leading to the covered car port just outside our front door. So very convenient and easy in and out.

We are only about a 5 minute drive from both the City of Gatlinburg and Obergatlinburg, so very convenient. Our road dead-ends, so there is hardly any traffic on our street- except local drivers driving to their own homes.


Chalet Village Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please do not disconnect or move the cable box from one room to another. If you have cable questions, text the owner, Alice 423-838-0866.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , full bath connects to master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , adjacent to bedroom and pool room
  • Bathrooms are equipped with full tub and shower, and plenty of fresh towels and hand soap for your visit.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , private connecting bath -deck with mountain views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , adjacent bath with private bath mountain views
  • master with attached bath and private deck, double, mirrored closets, and double dresser with drawers. All towels and bed linens are provided for your stay. New leather QUEEN SIZE SOFA SLEEPER in LIVING ROOM for extra sleeping space, with SERTA Quilted Mattress Pad provided for extra comfort. ALso pak-n-play available and self inflating full size-Velour-covered cushioned air mattress if needed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
When you check in to our chalet, you will have a 'Guest Information' packet available to you, filled with information, discount coupons and flyers on our favorite sights in Gatlinburg: Ripley's Aquarium, Christ Gardens, Art and Crafts community, etc. as well as dining suggestions..which will hopefully answer some questions and give you lots of ideas for adventures to have while in Gatlinburg. We also have a guest book filled with 15 ideas for FREE Family ACTIVITIES in the Gatlinburg and Great Smoky Mountains! We are just outside the Entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park where you can also receive more information for boating, horse-back riding, fishing, etc at their Welcome Center. We are about a 5-6 minute drive up SKi Mountain Rd from traffic light #10 in Gatlinburg.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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average rating of 4.742857 based on 70 reviews

Excellent stay!.. Home away from home!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed this cozy little cabin in the mountain.. View was moderate due to tree growth but we had a great view of the wildlife around us. The cabin had everything we could need and more.. Very clean and accommodating. Hot tub was very nice but it is on the back porch instead of being on outter deck. All in all it was very lovely and we recommend this cabin.. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

Had a great time, would definitely stay again. My wife complained about low water pressure in the shower and There wasn't enough room to play on the pool table. We didn't want to leave. Close to Gatlinburg and still secluded. A great place to get away from it all.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at edelweiss. Alice and Mark were great to work with when the air conditioner went out! We thought the cabin had everything we needed and the boys loved the big bathtub upstairs. The only suggestion I would make would be to move the bed downstairs around as when you have the ceiling fan on it kept bumping against the top of the canopy. We loved this place and will be back to visit again!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful as always

  • 5 of 5

We're repeat visitors to Edelweiss and are still impressed. Clean, well managed and kid friendly. We look forward to returning again!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Heather for your 5 star review of Edelweiss! We strive to make the chalet exceptionable for all our guests! We are blessed to have Olga, our exceptional perfectionist housekeeper who loves and cares for Edelweiss as we do! We enjoyed welcoming you back to Edelweiss and hope you will come again soon to enjoy the Great Smoky Mountain and the" touch of Switzerland" at Edelweiss Swiss Chalet" . Returning guests receive a 10% Loyalty discount all year long even over Holidays. With my thanks again! Blessings, Alice
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Nice quite getaway

  • 3 of 5

It was a nice place to stay, just disappointed because I really wanted mountain views and didn't get that. The tress have grown too high to get good views. But overall it was quite and nice place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Everything was very nice,I would recommend it to any one.

  • 5 of 5

We seen bears behind the chalet,and a mama and her cubs up the road.It was so much fun watching them,and the weather was beautiful.Comfy chalet,and had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star review of "Edelweiss Swiss Chalet" . I'm very happy you found everything you needed to make your stay excellent! We always want "Edelweiss" to be your best Smoky Mountain Vacation destination ever! Hope you will be able to return soon! All returning guests receive a 10% Loyalty Thank you on return visits! I am offering a special for Nov-Feb of 4th NIGHT Free so hope you can enjoy the winter fest fun of Gatlinburg! Best wishes, Alice
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Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Tyson McGhee Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.2 Miles
Smoky Mountain Brewery
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
U.S. 441/Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
The Peddler
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg

Five minutes to the Entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Home to Ripley's Believe it or not and the Ripley's Aquarium, also 15 minutes from Titanic Exhibit in Pigeon Forge. Also in Gatlnburg: Guinness World of Records Museum, Gatlinburg Tram way and Sky Lift to Ober-Gatlinburg. Twenty-25 minute drive to Newfound Gap with snow and access to Appalachian Trail.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Additional Guest Fee $7 per person per night
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $125

*** Military and Veteran families receive discount ***
** (REFUNDABLE) /SECURITY /DAMAGE DEPOSIT of $125.00 Required **
(May be Waived)

Seniors (55+) Receive special discount as well! You may qualify for BOTH VET and SR discount. just ask!

2 payment plan for 4-9nights* 3 payments for 10+nights

Rates are subject to change until reservation is accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.