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“What a dump”
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Select Inn
Ranked #48 of 87 Hotels in Knoxville
Little Rock, AR
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76 reviews
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“What a dump”
Reviewed August 5, 2004

We stayed here for one night on the way back home from Washington, DC. Had never stayed at a Clarion before, but had stayed at numerous Choice Hotels before, primarily Comfort Inns and Comfort Suites. Were expecting a first class hotel, since this is how Clarions are described by Choice Hotels, but this hotel was budget all the way. Here are the main points:

1. The bathroom was awful - mildew stains in the shower, small, in dire need of updating.
2. The elevators were filthy.
3. Torn wallpaper in numerous spots in the hallway.
4. The "business center" was a joke - a computer, printer and portable copy machine that had to have been at least five or six years old, and a very slow internet connection.
5. The floor we were on was supposedly all nonsmoking rooms, but several rooms on the floor, including ours, were missing nonsmoking signs on the door.
6. Not a very nice location - right next to the freeway, with a Motel 6 and Econolodge nearby.

All in all, not a first class hotel as Choice Hotels would leave you to believe. Not sure how this place got/has kept a AAA three diamond rating.

  • Stayed August 2004
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Reviewed November 29, 2003

Found this hotel in the coupon book at the rest areas. The coupon was only good Mon-Thurs, but they honored it on Sat night. Saved $20 bucks, had a great night sleep on a comfortable bed and got a shower in a clean bathroom. We were quite pleased with the accomodations. They were also able to track down a crib, even though it was after 10 p.m.

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Property: Select Inn
Address: 5634 Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37912-3459 (Formerly Clarion Inn Knoxville)
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Location: United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #48 of 87 Hotels in Knoxville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Select Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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