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The Oliver Hotel

407 Union Avenue, (corner of Market Square), Knoxville, TN 37902 (Formerly The Hotel St. Oliver)
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Ranked #7 of 89 Hotels in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love The Oliver. The location is perfect with easy access to everything downtown Knoxville. Market Square is full of restaurants and shops, and Gay Street is a block over. The Oliver offers valet parking, but you can also park for free at the Market Square garage on the weekend and it is right around the corner.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a perfect location, we could walk to everywhere we wanted to go. We were hoping for a night away without the kids, however, there were kids down the hall that ran up and down the hall all night. It sounded like they were in the room with us. The street noise was very loud too and... More 

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Sylva, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We we're in town for a performance at the stunning Tennessee Theater and chose the Oliver because of its location. By the time we were fully in the door and had been greeted by the moustache-man and bow tie-guy, we were fans! Comfortable bed and nicely appointed, though a bit small, room. Don't miss sampling the barkeeps skills in the... More 

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very clean and large room (king size bed), nice bathroom (too bad we did not see that they could provide small shampoo bottle because the one in the shower was difficult to use and required lots of patience to have enough shampoo for long hair - same with the gel). this was so minor. we will stay there again when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I chose the Oliver because I was sick of the chain commercial hotels. I travel for a living and every hotel begins to look the same. The Oliver is a charming, cozy hotel in a prize location in downtown Knoxville. I stayed in a suite overlooking Market Square. Don't be surprised that the noise from Market Square comes through the... More 

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Germantown, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at The Oliver and loved it. Yes there are a few imperfections but overall this is a great choice for where to stay in Knoxville. Great restaurants are just steps away and the Speak Easy lounge in the hotel is so unique that it alone is a reason to stay at The Oliver. Our room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My husband grew up in Knoxville and graduated from UT, so he loves Knoxville. We've always been a bit underwhelmed by the hotel choices. Then we discovered The Oliver. Located in what used to be Kern's Bakery this fully renovated space is perfectedly located in the heart of downtown Knoxville, which is undergoing an exciting rebirth. The rooms are clean... More 

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Cosby, Tennessee
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153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I selected the Oliver based on its proximity to the Tennessee Theater where we had tickets for a performance by Food Network's Alton Brown. It also had good reviews on TA so it seemed the right way to go. I booked the most expensive room, The Oliver Suite for $315.00 for the night including valet parking. It was going to... More 

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Abingdon, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I grew up in Knoxville and knew Market Square Mall as a run down urban center with little to offer, and often someplace best to be avoided. The past several years have seen a transformation of this area and The Oliver is right at the center of that renewal. My wife and I stayed here recently and were impressed by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The Oliver Hotel is by far the best Hotel in Knoxville. Great access to downtown and Market Square in a historical hotel that has a lot of character. I live in Knoxville, but my wife and I stay here frequently for events going on downtown.

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Address: 407 Union Avenue, (corner of Market Square), Knoxville, TN 37902 (Formerly The Hotel St. Oliver)
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Location: United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Hotel St Oliver
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#3 Business Hotel in Knoxville
#4 Romantic Hotel in Knoxville
#10 Family Hotel in Knoxville

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