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The Retreat at Center Hill Lake

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Overlooking Center Hill Lake, one of the most beautiful lakes in the state, the Retreat at Center Hill Lake is situated amid 139 acres near Smithville, Tennessee.

Approximately one hour from Nashville and two hours from Knoxville, the Retreat is for those individuals, families and groups who want to spend time being adventurous, growing together, or simply relaxing. Our campus combines a Lodge with beautiful suites, and cabins that are perfect for families. While all rooms are equipped with kitchens, the catering and conference center can help meet whatever needs you or your group may have.

With access to 600 acres of hiking trails, more than 30 hidden lake coves to explore, swimming, boating and year-round fishing all available on the lake, the Retreat is a great getaway for the outdoor explorer. If you just want to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature, the Retreat is the perfect place to chillax! Keep your camera ready for a shot of some of our wildlife that is frequently spotted exploring our campus.

The Retreat also hosts corporate groups and churches. Our unique lake front location creates as a regional retreat center location of choice for churches through family camps, marriage weekends and spiritual formation retreats. Our setup is perfect for organizations and companies who want to hold retreats or leadership development conferences.

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Double room with a lake view
Beautiful Rooms
King rooms with a lake view
Spacious Rooms
Great Fishing
Let's go fishing
Playtime on the lake
Adventure on the water
Private Dock
Guest Dock
The Retreat at Center Hill Lake

For the most up-to-date hours and information, please contact The Retreat at Center Hill Lake directly.


358 Relax Drive
Smithville, TN 37166


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Admission Rates

Rates range from $120-$340 with discounts for 3 and 7 night stays.


Winter Hours
Monday - Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 8am-2pm

Payment Methods Accepted

  • AMEX
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Discounts Given

  • Military Discount
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