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Economy Inn - Knoxville

2016 Ailor Avenue, Knoxville, TN TN 37921
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Ranked #82 of 89 hotels in Knoxville
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2007

The Roadway Inn is a curious place. We booked 5 rooms for the weekend and while all were clean with ample hot water there was also a pervasive "Goodwill smell". The amenities varied between the rooms from one complete with fridge, easy chair, desk/chair, TV, and armoir, to one that had nothing but the beds and armoir (not even the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2006

I booked this hotel as 3 star from orbitz. I would give it a 1 star.Thas also goes as Americas Best value inn. Lacation is inear downtown, hard to find, around poor condition houses. Most of people who stayed there were alcoholics and smokers. Dirty, dangerous and old poorly renovated hotel. Staff was nice though. I got what I paid... More

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Westminster, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2005

Much like some of the other reviewers, I agree this place is a dump and shames the Best Inn chain. The room was dirty, carpet stained, old, and just gross. It was only tolerable for a college student like me because I've been in much worse. I only took the $90 room because it was during the ND-Tennessee football weekend,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2005

I second the previous reviewers. This place is an absolute DUMP. The Best Inn Company should shut this down! The hotel advertised as "evergreen", but the brown water spots and black mildew on the bathroom ceiling certainly cannot qualify as "evergreen"! in addition, some cob web is found on the ceiling corners. and I had to wipe the mirror. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2003

This place is an absolute dump. The room we stayed in was dirty and run down, and there was this awful moan coming from the water pipes. When my husband phoned the "24 hour front desk" they refused to have someone come up and fix it. The guest in the room above us also was disturbed by the pipes and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2003

We stayed in May of this year for 3 nights we had a non smoking room with a king bed the room was large and very comforable the free breakfast in the morning was better then most ., the only problem was the hotel is close to some railroad tracks and there were some trains are friends who also had... More

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Bristol, TN
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2003

We stayed at this dump while attending the Promisekeepers conference in June 2002. When we first went in, the heat was unbearable. It took an hour to cool the room to a decent temperature. When we were finally comfortable enough to go to sleep, we pulled the sheet back from one of the beds to reveal a huge brown spot.... More

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Address: 2016 Ailor Avenue, Knoxville, TN TN 37921
Location: United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
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