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Red Roof Inn Knoxville - University of Tennessee

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't know who determines the Diamond Star AAA rating but I wanted to drop a quick note to describe our less than amicable experience at this hotel. I chose to reserve two rooms at the Red Roof Inn Knoxville Univ of Tenn for my recent family trip to Tennessee during Thanksgiving weekend through my Mid Atlantic AAA travel website.... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent one night in this hotel on our way back home. It was a good place to take a rest before going on the road again. However, the room wasn't clean, the carpet was awful, there was no toilet paper, the bed top sheets were not so clean. The staff was friendly though.

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Red Roof Inns welcome pets without a pet deposit. This is what we needed and the room worked perfect for this. The room was clean and in a good location. We saved a few bucks by booking it online. There are lots of places to eat close to the hotel.

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Troutville
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservation and when we arrived they gave us a first floor room that smelt like a used cat liter box. They were nice and moved us but I feel this should not have happened. The new room was clean and on the third floor.

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Thank Douglas H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to smokies with my family for my birthday and have to saty some where before reach Gatlinburg. Really nice hotel with wonderful staff plus nice restaurants around the place will stay again in future

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Thank Parth m
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Red Roof Inn is in a great location. Everything you need is within a ¼ mile. But the really pleasant part was the room (room 123) was very clean, the shower had great water pressure and everything worked. Kathy was very pleasant, much more pleasant than most of the people. She was in the midst of working a double shift... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great location,close to a lot of activities. Nice comfotable beds, hot water with good pressure ,very clean. Front desk was very friendly and got us checked in very quickly. Several eating available near by.

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is mixed. The Front desk clerk was super sweet but, talks your ear off. Sometimes all you want to do is get to your room, esp late night check ins. The room was a smoking room so we didn't expect pristine but, it was in bad need of paint and bleach. The furniture is a bad 80s era... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Overall my stay here was pleasant. Rooms are very clean. Staff was very courteous and great. Room service is also good. I have been to many red roof inns but this stay was my best in all. I would definitely stay here again and recommend same to others.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

After two long days of driving this room was like an oasis in the desert. Bed was very comfortable. The shower head was the best I've ever seen, including some top resorts in the Caribbean and the South. The room was quiet and there was free coffee in the lobby. Close to everything. Easy access. Would definitely stay here again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A great location for visiting Tennessee's attractions! 13 miles from the University of Tennessee, Red Roof Inn Knoxville University of Tennessee is just 1/2 mile from Park West Medical Center and a 10 minute drive to the Convention and Exhibitors Center. Oak Ridge and Chilhowie Park and Knoxville Zoo are all within 20 minutes of this hotel, while the fun of Dollywood and the beauty of the Smoky Mountains are just 45 minutes away. Conveniently located off of I-40/I-75, this 3-story Red Roof is located near numerous restaurants, shopping centers and a cinema. This Red Roof is renovated with all new rooms, contemporary furniture, new bathrooms with granite countertops, a comfortable easy chair and more. Selected rooms offer microwave/microfridge units and an elevator. All rooms have free WiFi, a flat screen TV and an in-room safe. Experience our complimentary coffeehouse-style coffee and tea, as well as our dining delivery service. In addition, we also have a conference room. One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Roof Inn Knoxville - University of Tennessee

Address: 209 Advantage Place, Knoxville, TN 37923
Region: United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
Price Range: $61 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Roof Inn Knoxville - University of Tennessee 2*
Number of rooms: 115
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Also Known As:
Red Roof Inn - Knoxville West Hotel Knoxville
Knoxville Red Roof Inn
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#26 Business Hotel in Knoxville
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“Check room out before you unpack.”
 of 5 bubbles DOUGLAS52E, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in room 123”
 of 5 bubbles jimmU940YU, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for handicap room for large bathroom with walk in shower.”
 of 5 bubbles KevinJ395, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Would not suggest single females stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles ThomasO_11, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel, stay at the Red Roof North or East locations!”
  • Large blood stains in front of sink area on carpet. Not pictured: Various burn holes in the room
 of 5 bubbles 587elib, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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