The Holiday Inn Express® Hotel Newport South is located right in the middle of the natural, scenic beauty of southern Appalachia. Just minutes from the neighboring towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, and seconds off Interstate 40 at exit 435, our hotel is near the best Cocke County businesses and attractions. Our hotel is close to many corporations like ConAgra, Sonoco Products, Lisega, AeroPro, Progress Energy, Norfolk Southern, Tennessee Valley Authority and Unified Marine. We also boast a well-appointed, 24-hour business center with copy, fax and printing support, as well as an intimate meeting room. Known as the Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains, our hotel's location puts you near phenomenal attractions and activities. From whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River to experiencing the thrill of racing cars at the Newport Speedway, you'll never want for exciting things to do. Take time to enjoy a family-friendly adventure at Dollywood, escape to the banks of the French Broad River or tour historic sites like the Cocke County Courthouse, Elm Hill and Rhea-Mims Hotel. Check out our hotel packages and let us help you plan your adventure. You're sure to feel at home at our 100% non-smoking property. After a day of sightseeing or business, relax in our indoor saltwater pool or recharge in the hotel's fitness center. Here in Newport, TN, you can stay your way with no stress, thanks to our terrific service.