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Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1315 Kirby Road, Knoxville, TN 37909 (Formerly Holiday Inn Central @ Papermill)
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Ranked #50 of 89 hotels in Knoxville
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
starlene45 Davis, California
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Davis, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I got a great nightly rate through Priceline Express deals when staying for a week long course at UTK's vet school. My room was large and the bed surprisingly comfortable although it did smell a little funky/musty unless the AC was running. Hotel amenities included a small fitness center and business center with printer, outdoor pool, free parking and breakfast.... More

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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63 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with one of the walk-in coupons that come in the interstate coupon booklets and had a good room for that rate--a super king with a microwave, coffeemaker, and small fridge. Motel is located somewhat off the interstate and on a hill; there is one new motel next door but no other nearby buildings. Check in was efficient... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, 5yr old boy, and dog stayed in room 304 on 6/19/14. Service was nice. The hotel sits in a very nice neighborhood, and right off the interstate. Our room was clean. The carpet looked clean, but as is typical for hotels, if you wear white socks, you will notice dirt transfer...but nothing too bad. TV was a flat... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I did my homework and liked the reviews I saw. We were not disappointed! This is a very clean, comfortable stay. Its right off the highway but in a private, quiet way. We felt very safe. Breakfast was basic and free, and we enjoyed that both mornings. We stayed here after looking for a clean, safe, budget priced hotel and... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The staff was friendly. The room is bigger than your average double bed room. The bathroom was not the cleanest. The bottom of the shower was brown/gray. I wiped the bottom of the shower with toilet paper and the gunk came off, they could have cleaned it better. The sink had a brown tint to it. Also in our room,... More

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

It's cheap, not in a bad location and it comes with breakfast not a lot of good but not awful so if you are looking for a bed for one night ok - not a destination location hotel !! Restaurants are not that far away and it's close to the freeway.

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Stephens City, Virginia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Stayed on night on a business trip to Knoxville. It was easy to find, great location, and not a bad price point. It was dated, but not excessively so. Minor maintenance and cosmetic issues that should be addressed like loose fixtures, well worn furniture, and stains. Overall, I will stay again on my next stay in Knoxville.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This hotel is not fancy, but it is a great value and it is clean and well maintained. We choose to stay at this hotel several times a year when we travel to Knoxville to visit our daughter at UTK. The hotel is a short freeway drive from campus (shuttle service is available on game days) and is very quiet.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Stayed here while driving home from Florida on Jan 3. Room was only $44! We just wanted a clean place to sleep for 8 hours. Started searching for hotels about an hour out of city, reading all the reviews. Decided to try this one. Quickly made a reservation and arrived at hotel 20 min later. When we arrived, it was... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Perfect. For the price you cant beat this!! Im amazed. For $42 i got a huge clean room, flat screen tv, microw, coffee maker, hair sryer, new carpet bedspread and curtains, sparkling clean room! This hotel was a holiday inn for years but it is being totally remodled. Im frm knox thats how i remember the hotel from its past.... More

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Address: 1315 Kirby Road, Knoxville, TN 37909 (Formerly Holiday Inn Central @ Papermill)
Location: United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central 3*
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Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central Hotel Knoxville
Holiday Inn Central Papermill
Holiday Inn Knoxville
Knoxville Holiday Inn

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Centrally located, Red Roof Knoxville Central is convenient to so many Knoxville attractions, yet its quiet suburban location is restful and relaxing. If you’re here on business, downtown Knoxville and University of Tennessee are both just 5 minutes away. West Town Mall, Knoxville Convention Center, U of Tennessee Medical Center, Neyland Stadium, Lakeshore Park, and Knoxville Racquet Club are also nearby. The Army Reserve Base and Tennessee National Guard facilities are also close by. If you’re interested in visiting the Smoky Mountains, it’s a pleasant drive of less than an hour. Conveniently located near I40, exit 383, Red Roof Knoxville Central has great shopping just around the corner, and a number of great restaurants within a half mile.Red Roof Knoxville Central features a business center, interior corridors, free hot breakfast featuring eggs and sausage, flat screen TVS, a free fitness facility, a coin laundry, free high speed wireless internet, a sparkling seasonal pool (open May through September), and free on-site parking and motorcoach parking. Our guest rooms feature spacious sitting areas, custom furnishings, overstuffed chairs and sofas, and dedicated workspaces. You’ll also enjoy cable TV, data ports, hair dryers, in-room coffee makers, and irons and ironing boards in all rooms. Selected rooms also offer microfridges and microwaves. Experience our complimentary coffeehouse –style coffee and tea, as well as our dining delivery service and free morning newspapers. One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome. ... more   less 
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