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Romance! Spaciousness! Free Whitewater Rafting! Near Cobbly Nob Area

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Full Size Gameroom

Welcome to HOO'S LOOKING BACK! Bring that most important 'someone' on an unforgettable journey of wonder! We offer an indoor jacuzzi with waterfall, huge king size bed, gas log fireplace, hot tub on your secluded deck and for fun and games the whole downstairs is your playground with a pool table, air hockey, basketball game, putting green and card/chess game table. When your tired of playing, sit down to a 55' surround sound system TV or take some reading material (provided) and enjoy the swing outside on the deck. Your tucked into your dream vacation. Your linens are provided. There's also a washer and dryer in case you 'play' in the mountains too much! There's a full kitchen including coffee maker, toaster, and microwave oven. A short 3 minute drive out the road is the nearest restaurant to the cabin Cobbly Nob Market which offers Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner and on week ends and during the Summer season they deliver during the evenings. In the summer months you can swim in one of the 3 local community pools(2 miles away)! Or go whitewater rafting, (ONE FREE RAFTING TICKET FOR ONE PERSON PER CABIN RESERVATION, (just ask for ticket at the key pick-up office). Or you can hike one of the many Smoky Mountain National Park trails all year long. We are less than 4 miles from the Greenbrier entrance to the Park which offers easy access to the stream and picnic areas and hiking trails. You can play a round of golf at the local 18 hole Bent Creek Golf Course! Or if your into shopping, you are just 10 minutes from Gatlinburg, (which includes Ripleys Aquarium, Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort, etc.) and not much farther from the outlet malls in Pigeon Forge which is also the home of the Dollywood Amusement Park. There's a new zipline in our community (3 Miles) from your cabin (Climbworks! is the name). Whitewater rafting is 'just over the hill' (Big Creek Expeditions). You can pick up brochures for these attractions and more on the deck at Cobbly Nob Cafe' .

Odis or Rhonda Chambers
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Odis or Rhonda Chambers

Odis and I have been married 34 years. We have lived in this area basically all those years. We raised our family in this location and still enjoy most of our family living close by. I (Rhonda) was born here. Odis' family hails from the Cades Cove area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. His family moved to Blount County when Cades Cove was established as part of the National Park. The property on which your cabin sits was originally deeded to Frederick Emert in the 1700's who was an ancestor of mine (Rhonda). It has remained in the family ever since. We built Hoo's Looking Back in the summer of 2000 and have enjoyed meeting many of our guests over the last 13 years. In order to maintain a natural theme we tastefully decorated this cabin with owls. Hence the name 'Hoo's Looking Back'. We have also been owners of our own restaurants for all or most of our married life.

Odis or Rhonda Chambers purchased this cabin in 2000

Why Odis or Rhonda Chambers chose Gatlinburg

The outdoors and Great Smoky Mountains National Park and this area have always been a huge part of our lives. We have done some traveling and realized that we would like to provide a restful get-away for couples, such as we would enjoy when we travel.

What makes this cabin unique

This home is privately owned, cleaned and maintained by the owners. It is our belief that every guest deserves the same clean, well maintained surroundings that this cabin offers.


Gatlinburg Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Remove all trash and place in dumpsters at key pick up location
  • Wash and put away all dishes.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • You can also enjoy our jacuzzi tub with an indoor stone waterfall.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Open floor plan
  • Rustic Log Furniture
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Gameroom also includes: air hockey game, basketball game and putting green.


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Romance! Spaciousness! Free Whitewater Rafting! Near Cobbly Nob Area
average rating of 4.6769233 based on 65 reviews

Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is gorgeous inside and out! It was extremely clean with a creative owl theme. It rained mostly during our stay however there is so much to do in this cabin you really don't need to leave! This cabin has an amazing entertainment room which includes a pool table, air hockey and TV with surround sound to name a few.The owners have taken extraordinary measures to ensure this cabin has everything you need during your stay. We loved it! Will definitely refer to others and stay again.


Feb 9th-11th, 2018

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Angela, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Sorry about the rain for your weekend getaway but glad you enjoyed the downstairs game room. Looking forward to hearing from you again and we will try to do something about the rain.LOL Sincerely, Rhonda and Odis
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Love this cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Second year in a row celebrating our anniversary in this absolutely perfect cabin! So close to everything you could possibly need. Again, we made use of every amenity in the cabin and had the best time just hanging out there mostly. Can’t wait for next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stayed here for our anniversary.

  • 5 of 5

Great stay, it was very relaxing... we never even bothered going anywhere. The play room and hot tub were perfect.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely loved this place.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place. Very clean and nicely decorated. We can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic! Better than Anticipated!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I traveled to Gatlinburg for our belated 25th Anniversary trip. After looking at many, many properties in the area we found this gem! It was exactly what we were looking for. It's not far off of the highway but it's so secluded. There is another cabin at the top of the driveway where we parked but once we got in the cabin it's like we were all alone. It's just a short drive into Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge but definitely away from the traffic and crowds. The hot tub on the deck was amazing. We were lucky enough to be in it on 2 nights where the sky was clear and the stars were shining bright. I'm glad we were there in November as the leaves were gone from the trees so we had amazing views of the mountains from our deck and bed! We didn't have very much time to spend in the cabin because it was our first time in the area and we had so many other things to do but if we ever come back to the area I would definitely want to plan for spending much more time in this cozy home away from home. Booking was super easy and so was check in and check out. It was super clean and had everything in it that we needed. It's a beautiful cabin inside and out!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woos looking Back

  • 4 of 5

Great cabin, off the beaten path but not too far from everything! One suggestion ... a flat screen tv and DVD player upstairs so you could enjoy a movie and the fireplace at the same time!! Other wise everything is great!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wild Plum Tea Room
Lunch Restaurant
Greenbrier Picnic Area
Smoky Mountain Shakes-N-Dawgs
Hot Dog Restaurant
Mills Park
Delauder's BBQ
Morning Mist Cafe
Timbers Log Cabin Restaurant
Southern Restaurant (US)
Crystelle Creek Restaurant
Steak House
Chapel in the Glen
The Ship English Pub
Three Jimmy's Restaurant
Family Restaurant
Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park
Farmer's Burger Barn
Family Restaurant
J.O.E. and POP's Sub Shoppe
Taste of Italy
Italian Restaurant
Greenbrier Restaurant
Steak House
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Big Bear Pizza and Subs
Pizza Delivery
Rafting In the Smokies
Alamo Steakhouse
Steak House
Baskins Creek Falls
Estrella Hondumex
Honduran Restaurant
Hungry Bear BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Stillwater Cold Brew Coffee
Coffee Shop
Geno's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Breakfast Restaurant
Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster
Herbert Holt Park
Hillbilly Golf
Mount Leconte
Shops At Carousel Gardens
Smoky Mountain Trout House
Seafood Restaurant
Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre
Good Eats
LandShark Bar & Grill
American Restaurant
No Way Jose’s Mexican Cantina
Mexican Restaurant
Papa Leone's Pizzeria
Pizza Restaurant
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Mountain Mall
New York Pizza & Pasta
Pizza Restaurant
The Coffee Shack
Coffee Shop
Pancake Pantry
Cake Shop
Cheese Cupboard & Hofbrauhaus
Cheese Shop
El Changarro
Mexican Restaurant
Heavenly Delights Cafe & Bakery
Coffee & Company
Coffee Shop
New Orleans Sandwich Company
Fast Food Restaurant
The Village Cafe and Creamery
Coffee Shop
Mountain Edge Grill
Hamburger Restaurant
North China Chinese Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
McGee Tyson
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Jimmy Johns
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Bent Creek Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 321
Nearest Restaurant
1.8 Miles
Cobbly Nob Cafe
Nearest Ski
11 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

We are located on the doorstep of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you love hiking here is where you want be. Endless miles of mountain streams for fishing, tubing, kayaking or to just play in. If you enjoy shopping we are minutes from downtown Gatlinburg and outlet malls in Pigeon Forge, which also just happens to be Dollywoods location. Go out! Have a great day and come home to all the relaxation you could dream of!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

3 day minimum during all special event dates. Also all week-ends in October require a 3 day minimun stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.