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The Knoxville Area

Come see why TripAdvisor recently recognized our hotel as a winner of its highly coveted Certificate of Excellence award. This acknowledgement is a result of our many five-star ratings and favorable reviews by satisfied past guests who loved our great location, clean and spacious guest rooms, stellar customer service, and overall excellent value. Whether you are reserving your room to attend a college graduation at the University of Tennessee, in town visiting family and friends, or staying over for a business trip, take advantage of our hotel’s long list of first-class features. You’ll find everything you’re looking for in this lively city, including great restaurants, shopping malls, and many fun things to do around Knoxville.

As the third largest city in the state, our area houses the University of Tennessee’s flagship campus, helping this hotspot thrive as a booming college town. College sports fans flock to the area to see the famous Volunteers – or Vols, for short – compete in the NCAA. As a city with a solid commercial presence, professional travelers come through on business at major corporate headquarters. This locale also garners activity and attracts guests to the Tennessee Supreme Court’s major courthouse in this metro region. As a premier Appalachian town, Knoxville has its own distinct culture and local flavor for guests to explore.  Located near the unincorporated area of Strawberry Plains, our hotel is strategically located for easy travels in the eastern part of our state. We are right off I-40, so we welcome visitors traveling through to stop at our pet-friendly hotel with free parking and great location near the city’s major attractions. 

Hotel Services and Amenities

For the traveling professional, stay prepared at our hotel with a well-equipped business center and available meeting facilities that accommodate up to 60 people. For families traveling through the Appalachian region near East Tennessee, our luxurious indoor swimming pool, plus our pet-friendly policy, are highly welcoming perks. We also offer a state-of-the-art fitness center, guest laundry facilities, and free parking during your stay. All guest rooms come with the standard features of free Wi-Fi access, cable television, coffeemaker, hairdryer, and an iron with ironing board. Before you head into Knoxville for business or pleasure, begin your day with our free Bright Side Breakfast®. Load up on waffles, hot and cold cereals, muffins, and fresh fruit, along with all-you-can-drink coffee and juice. 

Local Attractions

Make sure you reserve your stay with plenty of notice to attend a college commencement ceremony at the University of Tennessee. Our location, only 10 minutes from the school, makes our hotel a popular spot for those in town for collegiate-related reasons, including major NCAA sporting events. We are also within five miles of Johnson Bible College. Come check out the nearby Knoxville Zoo and Chillahowe Park, both mere minutes from our hotel. With a short drive, you can reach Pigeon Forge, a mountain resort city with scenic views great for family vacations or romantic weekend getaways. There are plenty of dining and shopping options dotting the area. We are near Neyland Stadium, Thompson Boling Arena, and Knoxville Coliseum. As for local businesses, you can breeze over to Sea Ray Boats, Brunswick Boats, Ft. Sanders Hospital, or Green Mountain Coffee.