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Top tips for finding Knoxville hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Knoxville, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Knoxville in July and August.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Knoxville if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Knoxville accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Knoxville found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $80, while the most expensive was $484.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Knoxville for 2 days.
If you’re interested in recreational activities like biking, canoeing, and hiking, choose a hotel near Ijams Nature Center, a large natural park with more than 10 miles of paths and trails, as well as on-site equipment rentals for bikes and kayaks. The Executive Inn is a budget choice that is less than a 10-minute drive from the park.
Want to stay in a neighborhood with a variety of restaurants, shops and attractions, such as the Tennessee Theatre? Pick one of the many hotels in downtown Knoxville, such as the Hilton Knoxville. The Hilton Knoxville is a six-minute walk to the historic Tennessee Theatre and the local convention center.
To see a particularly scenic view of Knoxville, book a hotel next to the Sunsphere, a large tower that was built for the 1982 World’s Fair and now gives visitors panoramic views of the entire city. The Tennessean Hotel is only a two-minute walk to the structure and is located in a building that was also constructed for the World’s Fair.
If you would like to experience Knoxville’s nightlife, choose a hotel on Gay Street, such as the Hyatt Place at the downtown location. Many of the city’s most popular bars and restaurants are on Gay Street, including Downtown Grill & Brewery and Chivo Taqueria.
For art enthusiasts, consider staying at a hotel near the Knoxville Museum of Art, such as the Holiday Inn, which is just a four-minute walk from the art museum. The Knoxville Museum of Art specifically showcases regional art and has several exhibits dedicated to presenting the history of East Tennessee.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Knoxville
Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Knoxville. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
If you are looking for a hotel close to University of Tennessee, you should consider staying at Graduate Knoxville, Hampton Inn & Suites-Knoxville/North I-75 and Crowne Plaza Hotel Knoxville Downtown University, An IHG Hotel, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.
Although the average price for a double room in Knoxville is $251, $58 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.
The Hilton Garden Inn is only a five-minute walk to the McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture and a one-minute walk to the University of Tennessee. The Four Points by Sheraton Knoxville Cumberland House hotel is a five-minute drive to the museum and only a four-minute walk to the Knoxville Museum of Art.
The Hampton Inn & Suites at the downtown location is only a five-minute walk to the World’s Fair Park and is less than a 10-minute walk to the Tennessee River. The Holiday Inn downtown is directly across the street from the World’s Fair Park and is only a three-minute walk from the local convention center.
The Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central - Papermill Road is a budget hotel that is next to I-40 and has both free parking and free breakfast. The Sleep Inn North is a casual choice off I-75 that provides free parking and access to tennis courts.
The Country Inn & Suites by Radisson is next to I-75 and has both a heated indoor pool and a whirlpool. The Quality Inn & Suites West Waterpark is also beside I-75 and has a kids’ pool with waterslides, as well as an indoor pool and whirlpool.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Knoxville districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Knoxville city center.
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.
Where to stay in Knoxville?
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