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Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville

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GEORGETOWN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed numerous times while visiting UT. Great location to Market Square and the University. Very clean, great service from the front desk to every staff member we see. The best omelettes in town and we must mention a very special gentleman Varnel who service goes above and beyond to make your stay enjoyable. He remembers you every visit....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a downtown motel. The traffic sounds are terrible, very loud 24x7. We did not have tissues, washcloths in the room. There was no breakfast. There was coffee in the room but it was awful. The room is clean. Smells fresh. The bathroom is very ,small. The food in the motel is very pricey for the quality. I got...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville, responded to this review

Hi Kathy V, Thanks for leaving feedback about your overnight at our property. Although I am pleased to see your satisfactory ratings for our rooms, level of service, and our internet connection adequate, I regret to learn that you did not find value in our pricing as you were let down by the quality of food and beverage options available...

Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a seasoned traveler I've come to expect a certain standard from the holiday inn brand. This holiday Inn was head and shoulders above those expectations. In particular the staff as a whole was very generous with their smiles, acknowledgment and offerings to assist and in going out of their way to make excellent recommendations and assisting with directions. One...

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Thank DeborahAnne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parked here initially to go to restaurant across the street. Decided to stay here after dinner on way to Nashville. Slept comfortably in plush bed. Clean and upgraded room. Really enjoyed talking with Michael who served us breakfast on the Executive floor. Michael very personable and knowledgeable about surrounding area along with being very willing to make us feel welcome....

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Peachtree City, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stay was fine...the room was clean....nothing too memorable...However, Varnell made our trip so memorable by his kind disposition and excellent service! I would go back every time just to have a meal in the restaurant....Holiday Inn should recognize and reward an employee such as Varnell-he is a rare gem!

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Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm coach who travels with large teams all over the country. This location was the absolute best in terms of service and kindness. The staff. Shay, Brandi, Demis & Chelsi went out of their way to be hospitable and it was genuine pleasure to be there. There are other names I didn't get, but the entire staff did Holiday In...

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Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Varnell was the most exceptional server I have ever been in contact with. He was courteous, helpful, and friendly. I enjoyed talking to him each morning. He was, in fact, the reason I ate breakfast in the hotel each morning.

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We wanted to stay in a downtown hotel, and compared the HI with the Crown, Hilton, Marriott and found the price of the Holiday Inn to be just a few hundred cheaper than the rest (for 8 nights). The hotel is a good 3.5 star hotel. The rooms are a bit dated, but clean. We stayed on the backside, as...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville, responded to this review

Dear L V, Thank you for your stay and for posting a review on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is extremely important as this will help us to achieve our mission to provide the perfect guest experience. It is nice to hear that you found value in our pricing and you appreciated the free parking and wifi that we offer. On the...

Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Just wrapping up an overnight with my family in Knoxville. The staff at breakfast, especially Varnell and Dennis, are outstanding. They made us all happy and energized for the next leg of our trip. ( and we aren't morning people) Oh - and the breakfast was great too! I hope these two are recognized for the obvious pride they take...

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

Dear Walter S, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay. Varnell and Dennis will most definitely be recognized for their outstanding service. They are a magnificent duo as part of our food and beverage team. We hope to see you again soon, on your next overnight through Knoxville. Thank you Scott G Hotel Manager

Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Check in staff needs to communicate with their guests better. I was on the concierge floor but was not told nor could you tell by the room. Found out by accident when I went out the next morning. The concierge was great and knowledgeable. My coffee pot did not work. Told the lady at the front desk but it did...

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

Dear Rod L, I want to thank you for taking the time to share your experience from your recent visit. I apologize for the lack of communication you felt you experienced during your stay. I would like to speak with you directly to understand more of your situation and how we can make your Spire member experience exemplary. I can...

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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
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  • 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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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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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: $126 - $210 (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 Business Hotel in Knoxville
#7 Family Hotel in Knoxville
#13 Romantic Hotel in Knoxville
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“Tell them what you want at check in. Ask for a view or upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles beatwalker, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 24lv, Feb 20, 2017 | Read review
“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, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“The corner suite is two adjoining rooms and offers great views!”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaB106, Dec 30, 2016 | Read review
“good views from the higher floors.”
 of 5 bubbles 191peterad, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
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