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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 #5 of 88 Hotels in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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35 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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34 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Oliver Hotel was certainly the best hotel of our extended three week trip through the south. Everyone was so very nice. Front Desk, bar and Hksp. Deano was great and very helpful. The room was wonderful. Great bed. Bathroom was large and comfortable. Wife missed a shower cap. Towels big and comfy. Access to web was quick and easy.... More

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Orlando, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Oliver Hotel has to be the best hotel in Knoxville. It is a Boutique hotel located downtown next to the Market Square. There are many restaurants, bars and shops near by. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. Also, the hotel bar is a fun experience. We stayed two nights for my nieces wedding and fell in love with... More

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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Fantastic location - it's right in the middle of downtown. A 1 minute walk to lots of restaurants and bars. The only downside is that Market Square does sometimes get loud and you can hear it in your hotel room, but it's really not bad. Staff - everyone is always very cordial and helpful. No negative things to say at... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here on the recommendation of a friend. Thanks Sam!!! We were wowed with service, location, and the spectacular Oliver Suite!!!!! Check in was a breeze, thanks to AJ helping us with everything!! Oliver Suite sits on corner of Hotel with great view of Market Square and downtown skyline. The room had 6 huge windows with beautiful plantation shutters. Sitting... More

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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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