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Top Knoxville Historic Hotels

Cook Loft
4 out of 5
South Gay Street 722,722, Knoxville, Tennessee
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Knoxville's best meeting place

"I and 8 other friends met in Knoxville, TN to celebrate the visit of long-not-seen English friend who was visiting. Since one of the group was a gourmet chef, the Cook Loft was a natural choice. The spacious and well equipped kitchen was the center of interest as we sat and watched him prepare the ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2011

Cook Loft
Courtyard by Marriott Knoxville West/Bearden
3 out of 5
250 Brookview Centre Way, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥11,601 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30
4.6/5Wonderful! (295 reviews)

"It was clean and appears to be well kept. Will be staying here again for business"…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Knoxville West/Bearden
Hampton Inn & Suites Knoxville Downtown
2.5 out of 5
618 West Main St, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥10,348 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (366 reviews)

"Friendly staff! The breakfast staff were very Nice!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Knoxville Downtown

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Dollywood, Market Square or Just Hanging out
4.5/5Wonderful! (42 reviews)
Wonderful stay.

"We had a great stay at Sheila's property. She was easy to get a hold of and made sure we were taken care of. Thank you for the great experience."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dollywood, Market Square or Just Hanging out
Crowne Plaza Hotel Knoxville Downtown University
3.5 out of 5
401 W Summit Hill Dr, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥10,219 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (980 reviews)

"Check in attendants where amazing and the restaurant was very good"…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Crowne Plaza Hotel Knoxville Downtown University
Cumberland House Knoxville, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
3 out of 5
1109 White Ave, Knoxville, TN
The price is ¥15,718 per night from Nov 17 to Nov 18
4.3/5Excellent! (929 reviews)

"Good stay bed was very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Cumberland House Knoxville, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Hilton Knoxville
3.5 out of 5
501 W Church Ave, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥12,342 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.3/5Excellent! (958 reviews)

"Everything was great. Only part that was unpleasant was a wedding party was there and it left a small staff (2) people to take care of the restaurant/bar area. Then the wedding party migrated over to the restaurant/bar area without additional staff coming with them. Otherwise a great stay!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Hilton Knoxville
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Knoxville Papermill
2.5 out of 5
1317 Kirby Rd, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥8,157 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.3/5Excellent! (960 reviews)

"We just stayed one night. The facilities were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was good. Though different to account for COVID concerns. We chooseLa Quinta/Windham when we travel."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Knoxville Papermill
Mainstay Suites
2.5 out of 5
144 Merchants Dr, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥7,532 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
4/5Very Good! (341 reviews)

"Clean, spacious, everything you needed in a room."…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Mainstay Suites
Hotel Knoxville
3.5 out of 5
501 East Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN
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3.9/5Very Good! (464 reviews)

"Service was amazing. The front desk was always staffed by someone friendly and super helpful!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Hotel Knoxville
Baymont by Wyndham Clinton
2.5 out of 5
710 Park Pl, Clinton, TN
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The price is ¥8,016 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
3.9/5Good! (869 reviews)

"this was a one night stay returning home. the hotel was very clean. the room was great and it had a very comfortable bed. i would definately stay again."…"

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Clinton
Econo Lodge North
2 out of 5
5505 Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥5,376 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
3.8/5Good! (258 reviews)
Pleasant and clean.

"Clean no-frills motel. Everything in good condition and working order. Excellent value. Several restaurants nearby. Convenient to I-75."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Econo Lodge North
Clarion Inn & Suites Near Downtown
2.5 out of 5
5335 Central Ave Pike, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥6,857 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
3.6/5Good! (559 reviews)
Fun little spot

"Service was amazing. The lobby bar was awesome, fun little spot. Plenty of restaurants around. Doesn’t look great from the outside, the inside is much better."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Clarion Inn & Suites Near Downtown
Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central - Papermill Road
3 out of 5
1315 Kirby Rd, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥5,351 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
3.6/5Good! (970 reviews)

"The bed was amazingly comfortable. Like sleeping on a cloud."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central - Papermill Road
Red Roof Inn Knoxville North - Merchants Drive
2 out of 5
5334 Central Avenue Pike, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥5,826 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
3.3/5 (924 reviews)

"Check in was fast The room was clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Red Roof Inn Knoxville North - Merchants Drive
Super 8 by Wyndham Knoxville Downtown Area
2 out of 5
341 Merchants Dr, I-75 Exit 108, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥4,572 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
2.9/5 (995 reviews)

"Staff was friendly and professional. Enjoyed my stay."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Knoxville Downtown Area
Inn of Knoxville
1.5 out of 5
1500 North Cherry Street, Knoxville, TN
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2/5 (106 reviews)

"The facility was great but conversations from hallways was very clear inside the rooms."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Inn of Knoxville
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Knoxville North
2 out of 5
300 Merchant Drive, Knoxville, TN
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The price is ¥6,748 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
1.7/5 (138 reviews)
Dirty room

"The hotel isn't even vacuumed. There is dust on the baseboard in the bathroom The cleaning is very superficial. I didn't want to touch anything. I didn't walk around without shoes on. Everything needs to be updated, even the coffee table had a chunk out of it, and it was a cheap table."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Knoxville North
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Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Knoxville?
A trip to the significant historical sites in Knoxville is likely number one on your sightseeing list. And while you’re here, you can check out the lively festivals and entertainment choices. You can also take time at the well-known college campus.
What's the best accommodation in Knoxville to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel knowledge, Sleeps 8 ~ Cabin By The Creek ~ 7 Acres ~ Secluded & Convenient ~ Superb Reviews is a top historic cabin bookable on Expedia and it features a fitness center. If you’re interested in local history, another option for your visit is Crowne Plaza Hotel Knoxville Downtown University.
How many historical hotels are located in Knoxville?
Knoxville has 335 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 63 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical sites and other places in Knoxville?
Knoxville is notable for landmarks like Tennessee Theatre, Bijou Theater, and Historic Southern Railway Station. Known for its festivals and theaters, cultural venues include Knoxville Museum of Art, Clarence Brown Theatre, and The Muse Knoxville. Other popular sights include Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Market Square.
What is a historic hotel like in Knoxville?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can stay in a building that has an official historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be identified as a historic hotel as long as it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often preserved in the communal spaces and guestrooms of historic hotels in Knoxville, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels are generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value as well as how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Knoxville have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi, and the usual amenities found in a hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Knoxville, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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