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The Oliver Hotel

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407 Union Avenue, (corner of Market Square), Knoxville, TN 37902 (Formerly The Hotel St. Oliver)
The Oliver Hotel
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Ranked #5 of 90 Hotels in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a "boutique" hotel in the center of Knoxville conveniently located near some great restaraunts, bars, and local shops. The hotel is small but features an upscale stay with a retro feel that includes a speakeasy style bar in the lobby where you can get old fashioned style cocktails. The rooms are comfortable with soft beds, a well stocked... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel - Small but with all the services we wanted. The bar is cozy with great decor - the rooms are beautifully renovated with quality fittings. Spacious shower and washroom - very comfortable bed and pillows - large TV and good work area. We had a King room with a great view over Market Square. The hotel... More 

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Mooresville NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for one night on our way from Charlotte to Memphis. Our luggage was whisked to our room while we enjoyed a great lunch in the adjacent restaurant. There were bikes available, but my 9-year-old granddaughter was a little too short to ride safely. We returned to the hotel after walking around Knoxville and asked for dinner suggestions.... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I were driving from Birmingham, AL to Asheville, NC and while on the road decided to spend the night in Knoxville on the way. I called the hotel when we were about an hour away and was able to book a king suite with a pullout sofa bed. The desk clerk asked when we would be arriving... More 

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Keyport, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Super cute hotel in the middle of everything in downtown Knoxville. Reminded us both of the Bowery Hotel in Manhattan. Cool speakeasy bar in the lobby and it's a few block walk to endless dining and drinking options. Our room is looking right on Market Square. It got a little loud Saturday night (we didn't care), but it's something to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We passed through Knoxville on our way to the Smoky Mountains and we could not have stayed at a better place! Great hospitality upon arrival at this 28 room boutique hotel. Rooms are clean and very spacious. It has a cute but vibrant bar and you can rent bikes. Nice restaurants in walking distance plus at it's corner a smaller... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Visited The Oliver for a quick, two day work trip to Knoxville. Great downtown location, beautiful hotel and room - for an unbelievably affordable price. I can't recommend this hotel enough and wish I had stayed longer. Don't miss the Peter Kern Library Bar - unmarked and hidden from the street, but hotel guests have access from the lobby.

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Charleston, SC
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6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stayed at the Oliver hotel on recent visit to Knoxville and was pleasantly surprised by its location and charm. We were very warmly welcomed upon our arrival and immediately given access to our room although we were checking in an hour early. Our room was very spacious and clean and stocked with affordable snacks and a minibar. Loved the... More 

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atheneum
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The Oliver has the perfect location right at Market Square. Since my last stay some years ago, the hotel has undergone a nice renovation with bright modern rooms. Downstairs, they've added a great lounge. If you're looking to stay in downtown, you really can't beat this.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I stayed at The Oliver for a couple of nights due to a snowstorm which prevented me from getting back to my home from my office downtown. My room was beautiful and comfortable and all the staff were friendly and helpful. Also, since the weather was not optimal, not having to leave the building to have a wonderful meal at... More 

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