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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our group revisits Knoxville every January for the annual show, and I have always enjoyed the hotel, except for the food. This year...after a one-year hiatus for me...it definitely appeared to need some upgrades. The service is still very good, especially for a hotel of this caliber, and the property is of course wonderfully convenient for those wanting to be...

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on New Years Eve instead of driving home after the Gran Torino concert . We booked in advance , when we got to our room , the smell of this nonsmoking room was so bad , it reeked of cigarettes . We called down to the desk and was told it was the only king room they...

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HI-WFP-Manager, Manager at Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville, responded to this review

Dear Judy H, I am so sorry for the issues you encountered during your stay. The room smelling like that are not to our standards and I want to apologize and try and make it right with you. I would like to speak with you directly about your stay. Could you contact me at 865.522.2800? I would appreciate your time...

NYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on a road trip and got it pretty late. The staff was very friendly and the room was clean and nice. We even had a view of the FYI the parking costs $10 a day. We ate at Pete's - a nice diner that is in walking distance of the hotel. We even had a view of...

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HI-WFP-Manager, Manager at Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville, responded to this review

Dear Rachel L, Thank you for choosing us on your brief stop through Knoxville. The view of the Sunsphere is definitely a beautiful sight. We appreciate you taking the time to review the hotel and hopefully we will see you again on your next road trip through Knoxville. Thank you Scott G Hotel Manager

Tulare, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We showed up in the middle of the night and the staff was friendly and quick. Our room was clean and quiet. We were nine days into a two week road trip, and we were exhausted, so we slept as late as we could. An uneventful night was appreciated!

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HI-WFP-Manager, Manager at Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville, responded to this review

Dear Honest J, It is wonderful to hear you received such a peaceful night's rest. We are so glad we could help you in the midst of your two week trip. Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel and I hope your trip ended successfully and peacefully. Thank you Scott G Hotel Manager

Livingston, TN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for New Years Eve weekend. The hotel is within walking distance to everything we wanted. Nice spacious room and very clean. Just a couple of drawbacks. There was no bathroom fan and the free wifi worked with our cell phones but not our tablets. Also, there was a basketball game I wanted to watch on CBS. It seems...

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HI-WFP-Manager, Manager at Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville, responded to this review

Dear Greg A, We appreciate you taking the time to review the hotel. We are glad you had a good stay, but next time you come we want it to be great. I am sorry for the drawbacks that occurred during your stay. We do have all the major networks as part of our regular television package, so when you...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive staff, thanks for finding my phone recharger! Great location in downtown Knoxville. Includes indoor swimming pool which seemed quite busy. Room would good size with desk chair and an additional chair and ottoman. Nice touch!

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HI-WFP-Manager, Manager at Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville, responded to this review

Dear Brisa03, We are always here to help. Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel and provide feedback. Hope to see you soon and Happy New Year! Thank you Scott G Hotel Manager

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a very comfortable night overlooking World Fair Park. The room was spacious and very well appointed. The staff was friendly and helpful. We were able to walk to the Tennessee Theater and all the action downtown though a shuttle was available that evening. Highly recommend this hotel.

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HI-WFP-Manager, Manager at Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville, responded to this review

Dear Andrea B, There are so many things to do in the downtown area and we are glad we could help you enjoy the city of Knoxville. Thank you for your kind words and hopefully we will see you again soon. Thank you Scott G Hotel Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My brother and I stayed at this FANTABULOUS hotel and will always remember Varnell and Shay and David and countless others...Honestly, every hotel staff member was incredibly friendly, accommodating and genuine. Moreover, the breakfast was yummylicious and the beds were beyond comfortable. Not if...but when...we return to Knoxville, there is no other place to stay but Holiday Inn World's Fair...

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HI-WFP-Manager, Manager at Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville, responded to this review

Dear HilliardForever, I just want to say thank you for the beautiful and imaginative review. I am so glad you had such a wonderful stay and enjoyed our staff. It is nice to hear that we will be seeing you again. Have a Happy Holiday season! Thank you Scott G Hotel Manager

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We love the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park. Its one of our favorite hotels to stay in while in Knoxville. If we stay downtown this is the spot. It is within walking distance of the UT campus and downtown Knox's Market Square. The rooms are a nice size, always very clean and the staff is always very helpful. We don't...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed December 8, 2016

We were evacuated from Gatlinburg, TN on 11/28 due to the wildfires that eventually engulfed the town. We drove straight to Knoxville that night and checked into the Holiday Inn World's Fair Park property located right in the heart of town. We were provided a "special rate" due to our evacuation status and had the privilege of staying at this...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn World's Fair Park is located in the heart of Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. We are currently updating our spacious facility with the latest technology and a trendy atmosphere. Whether you are traveling solo or in a large group, our hospitality is like no other, However, don't take our word for it, experience this for yourself. Can't wait to see you here and have a safe trip! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville

Address: 525 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
Location: United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
Price Range: $128 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville 3.5*
Number of rooms: 286
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn World`s Fair Park Hotel Knoxville
Holiday Inn Select Knoxville
Holiday Inn Knoxville
Knoxville Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Knoxville
#7 Business Hotel in Knoxville
#13 Romantic Hotel in Knoxville
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“Be sure to request a room on the fair side, as the traffic noise on the street side can be pretty intense.”
 of 5 bubbles ElenaG68, 4 days ago | Read review
“The corner suite is two adjoining rooms and offers great views!”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaB106, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“good views from the higher floors.”
 of 5 bubbles 191peterad, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“11th floor is the top. I faced the front. The rear view might be better in that you might see the golden ball.”
 of 5 bubbles jtwhitehead, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors, great views”
 of 5 bubbles Rue14, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
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