Where To Stay In Knoxville, Tennessee - Updated 2021

where to stay in knoxville tn

Tucked between the breathtaking Great Smoky Mountains and the powerful Tennessee River, Knoxville is a small town full of big surprises. This vibrant Tennessee town enchants with its spectacular natural beauty, fascinating history, family-friendly attractions, and youthful energy. Visit landmarks like the Sunsphere in the World’s Fair Park, then delve into local history at James White’s Fort or the Mabry-Hazen House. Reconnect with nature in the beautiful Ijams Nature Center or marvel at the stunning landscape in Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Knoxville Zoo and the Muse Knoxville make great family-friendly adventures during the day, and there are plenty of fantastic restaurants in Historic Market Square where you can try a local whiskey or bourbon at night. From intriguing cultural museums to massive sports stadiums, Knoxville is filled with brilliant attractions! Read the list below to find out where to stay in Knoxville, Tennessee.


1. The Volunteer Hotel (from USD 123)

This attractive hotel offers modern, spacious rooms, plenty of thoughtful amenities, and a terrific location near the vibrant heart of Knoxville. The Volunteer Hotel has comfortable rooms that are equipped with a desk, a private bathroom, and a flat-screen television. The hotel also offers a modern fitness center, an on-site restaurant, private parking, and free WiFi throughout the hotel. Perfect for sports fans, the hotel sits near the University of Tennessee Neyland Stadium. Other attractions like the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture and the Market Square are also close by.

Graduate Knoxville

Address: 1706 Cumberland Avenue

Facilities for disabled guests Fitness centre Safety deposit box Restaurant Heating Snack bar Non-smoking throughout Express check-in/check-out

2. La Quinta by Wyndham Knoxville Central Papermill (from USD 99)

A peaceful stay can be expected from the La Quinta by Wyndham Knoxville Central Papermill. Each guest room in this delightful hotel is tastefully decorated, and comes with a microwave, a refrigerator, a private bathroom, and free WiFi. Guests can also enjoy free on-site parking, a fitness center, and an outdoor pool. Pets can also stay here without an additional charge. The Knoxville Zoo and Ijams Nature Center are only a short drive away, and the University of Tennessee is nearby.

La Quinta by Wyndham Knoxville Central Papermill

Address: 1317 Kirby Road

Fitness centre Cashless payment available Free WiFi Meeting/banquet facilities WiFi available in all areas Security alarm First aid kit available Delivered food is securely covered

3. Red Roof Inn & Suites Knoxville East (from USD 61)

Located only a short drive away from the fantastic Knoxville Zoo, the Red Roof Inn & Suites Knoxville East is a pleasant place to stay in the city. Inside each of the quaint rooms is a coffeemaker, a private bathroom with a hairdryer, and a television with expanded cable channels. The hotel has a free continental breakfast, a fitness center, an indoor swimming pool, and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi and on-site parking is free of charge, and pets are allowed at no extra cost.

Red Roof Inn & Suites Knoxville East

Address: 7525 Crosswood Boulevard

Vending machine (drinks) Non-smoking throughout Fax/photocopying Laundry Air conditioning Indoor pool Vending machine (snacks) Internet services

4. Baymont by Wyndham Knoxville/Cedar Bluff (from USD 90)

A comfortable hotel near the Dead Horse Lake Golf Course, the Baymont by Wyndham Knoxville/Cedar Bluff is tranquil and elegant. Plenty of shops and restaurants surround the area, and downtown Knoxville is within driving distance. The pleasant rooms come with a microwave, a refrigerator, and coffee-making facilities, and create a peaceful atmosphere. There is free parking and WiFi access, as well as an indoor swimming pool and fitness center. Guests can also enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast each morning and utilize the 24-hour front desk and fax and photocopying services.

Baymont by Wyndham Knoxville/Cedar Bluff

Address: 209 Market Place Boulevard

WiFi available in all areas Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus On-site parking Vending machine (drinks) Lift Family rooms Security alarm Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning

5. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Knoxville at Cedar Bluff, TN (from USD 75)

A splendid hotel with many comfortable features and services, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Knoxville at Cedar Bluff, TN is friendly and cheerful. Guests can have a relaxing stay with a delicious complimentary breakfast each morning, and enjoy the swimming pool and hot tub. The hotel also has free WiFi and parking, a business center, a mini market, and a fitness center. The hotel’s rooms are quiet and spacious, and include a flat-screen cable television, a small refrigerator, and a private bathroom. Some rooms also include a sofa bed.

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Knoxville at Cedar Bluff, TN

Address: 9137 Cross Park Drive

Face masks for guests available Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Express check-in/check-out Vending machine (drinks) Daily housekeeping Process in place to check health of guests Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Lift


6. Private studio with free parking

This quaint apartment rental is pleasant, cozy, and comfortable. The studio property is simple and peaceful, and can accommodate up to four guests. Inside the apartment is a memory foam bed, an additional sofa bed, a small desk, a dining bar area, a well-equipped kitchen, and a compact bathroom. Towels and some toiletries are provided. Guests also have access to the property’s laundry facilities, swimming pool, and free parking. The property is located close to the University of Tennessee campus in the Historic Fort Sanders neighborhood and is within walking distance of the University of Tennessee Neyland Stadium.

Private Studio ★ FREE PARKING ★ Walk to Campus
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
408 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a great condo with all the amenities and fixtures needed for a comfortable stay
the bed was super comfortable
small serviceable clean apartment
this place is very clean comfy and exactly as described by jacob
clean cozy and a nice place for a short stay
the place was clean and had everything we needed
this is a cozy clean space in an old building
great host and nice place to stay
the host communicated effectively and in a timely manner
overall jake and his team are super friendly and very helpful
he is a very good host thank you
host had great communication any questions were answered asap
great location close to campus
great location for great value
super close to campus and great overall location
super close to utk campus
super great location good value
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7. Beautiful condo near downtown and the University of Tennessee (from USD 138)

This lovely apartment provides a comfortable guest experience. Filled with modern amenities, this studio condo is cheerful, bright, and pleasant, and can accommodate up to three guests. Inside the apartment there is a queen-sized sofa bed, a small bathroom, a dining area, a desk, a sleeper sofa, and a compact kitchen with some cooking appliances. Located within walking distance of the popular downtown area and the Neyland Stadium, there are many restaurants and shops in the area.

**Awesome Private Condo Near UT/Downtown**
438 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place with all amenities needed for a comfortable stay
great touches like water and bath breakfast amenities
sorry i wasn't there during the warm months or i would have enjoyed the outdoor swimming pool
check-in and check-out were a breeze and the apt is very comfy and ideally situated near downtown
it's definitely a large college student apartment complex but it was quiet though well frequented
there was soap and towels provided everything was very clean
the place was very clean and cozy
the place was very clean and as expected
nice bed and clean bathroom
everything was clean and there was toiletries left for us to use
daniel was a fantastic host
daniel was very responsive
daniel is very responsive
and the quick reply was very helpful
he is a great host
the location is amazing
great value and location
perfect location to utk campus and downtown
great location not far from campus
great place very convenient location
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8. Renovated basement apartment in North Knoxville

An elegant and modern basement property, this lovely guest apartment is a wonderful accommodation for couples or solo travelers. This historic property has been recently renovated and is filled with modern amenities and stylish furnishings. The rental consists of a fully equipped kitchen, a small dining table, a bright lounge area, a sunny bedroom, and a well-maintained bathroom. The apartment has its own private entrance with a key-less entry and is equipped with WiFi and air conditioning. Many eateries and shops are within an easy walk of this North Knoxville property.

Rosalind's Roost- 1 bed, 1 bath basement apartment
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
85 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the couch is comfortable
what a wonderful space with great amenities like the coffee machine and nicely finished shower
flowers on table water in fridge coffee and very comfortable bedroom
this is a great spot -- stylish comfortable and with a ton of amenities
cozy and all the comforts of home for two people
very clean and neat
very clean and stylish space
fantastic space clean and updated
it was clean convenient and communication was so easy
emily’s place was very clean and had great personal touches
emily was a perfect host
so kind and helpful
great place and great hosts
she was the best host i have had thanks again emily
emily has a very clean very hospitable very private and extremely centrally located airbnb dubbed "rosalind's roost
great location close to the highway
the location of emily's place was amazing so close to everything we wanted to do
wonderful place close to the freeway and easily accessible
the location is more than perfect
super cute stylish place with clear instructions that made it super easy
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Explore the many attractions of Knoxville

With its lively energy, brilliant food scene, and stunning natural scenery, Knoxville is filled with hidden gems to discover. Whether you’re in town for a University of Tennessee sporting event, or hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains, there is so much to see and do in this engaging city. Keep these 10 excellent hotels and vacation rentals in mind as you plan your trip to Knoxville, Tennessee!

9. Charming studio near Neyland Stadium

A charming accommodation for small groups or families, this charming apartment is situated close to the University of Tennessee campus and “The Strip.” The pleasant studio accommodation consists of a well-equipped kitchen, a queen-sized bed, a convertible sofa bed, and a modern bathroom. The apartment complex is also equipped with WiFi, and there is a communal swimming pool guests can use. The property is within walking distance of the Neyland Stadium and there are plenty of attractions, nightlife venues, and dining options nearby.

Highly-Rated Game Day Condo, walk to Neyland!
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
327 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. Renovated loft near the University of Tennessee campus

This cheerful property brims with comfort and charm. The studio apartment is located near the University of Tennessee campus, and is perfect if you’re in town to watch a game at Neyland Stadium. With its pleasant interior and modern amenities, this apartment is an ideal accommodation for small families or groups. The property includes a living area with a sofa bed and a queen-sized bed, a dining table, a compact kitchen equipped with convenient appliances, and a bathroom. There is also a communal swimming pool that guests can use.

Just Renovated! Perfect Game Day loft near campus.
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
224 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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