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MainStay Suites Knoxville
Ranked #31 of 87 Hotels in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 25, 2013

My stay was very nice, we were there for the weekend attending a football tournament. hotel filled with guest and kids, staff was very friendly, with the best customer service. Our group had 30 rooms, and everyone was pleased was very surprised at how spacious the rooms were. My bed was so comfortable, the appliances were well kept, lobby was always clean. The housekeeper we had during our stay, was very helpful and always seemed happy, her name was crystal. she went above and beyond in the rooms and most of all during morning breakfast . great place to stay and within your budget. Cincinnati guest

Room Tip: corner suites are large and sunny
  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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MainstaySuitesTN565, Manager at MainStay Suites Knoxville, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you and your group enjoyed your stay just as much as we enjoyed having you. Thank you for also acknowledging our staff and their hard work to provide exceptional customer service.
We hope you will continue to choose Mainstay Suites when visiting Knoxville.

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Reviewed November 19, 2013

This hotel is first rate. Wonderful rooms. There was not one hiccup in our room service - we were there 3 nights. We had a room with a separate bed/bath from the "living" area, which included a full sized refrigerator, sink, dishwasher, toaster, two-burner stove, and a set of plates, glasses, bowls, cups, and utensils. Our room included a very nice small balcony with two chairs. The breakfast was also very nice - a bit more than just continental. The people at the front desk were also most friendly and accommodating. I very much recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: We were on the east side, in a large suite, and I would choose the east side if possible. But eithe...
  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled on business
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MainstaySuitesTN565, Manager at MainStay Suites Knoxville, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to the opportunity to accommodate you again in the future.

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Reviewed November 15, 2013

The staff at Mainstay Knoxville are really the best of all of the 1000's of hotels I've stayed in at over 30 years of business travel. They really make you feel like family & go out of their way to satisfy their customers...

Room Tip: I prefer rooms without a door to a balcony
  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled on business
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MainstaySuitesTN565, Manager at MainStay Suites Knoxville, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are always thrilled to hear from our regular guests, just like you. Customer service is something our staff takes pride in.
We are pleased to hear that you are happy with our service and hope you will continue to stay with Mainstay Suites when in Knoxville.

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Reviewed November 13, 2013

We were looking for a nice clean comfortable dog friendly place to stay after a rather long drive. Mainstay Suites Knoxville did not disappoint. The suite was very clean and the bed quite comfortable. It was also ideal for our two little dogs we had with us. India, the receptionist was very helpful and accommodating. It's also right off the I75 highway and is close to a variety of restaurants nearby. We'll be sure to stay here again.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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MainstaySuitesTN565, Manager at MainStay Suites Knoxville, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2013

We thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. As you mentioned Mainstay Suites does allow pets with a small cleaning fee. We also ask that our guests advise us ahead of time to ensure we can get them into a pet friendly room.
We thank you again and hope you continue to choose Mainstay Suites when traveling through Knoxville.

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Reviewed November 12, 2013

We love staying at Mainstay when we visit Knoxville. Close to downtown/market square. Most importantly, pet friendly.

Only complaint this time was there seemed to be a shortage of towels, probably because of the UTK/Auburn game and all the visitors.

We love the kitchenette and the dog friendliness of this hotel!

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled on business
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MainstaySuitesTN565, Manager at MainStay Suites Knoxville, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. I do want to take a moment to apologize if you experienced any issues with fresh linens during you stay. Due to the very full and busy weekend as you mentioned. Our staff had to work extra hard to keep up with the laundry.
We thank you again for your review and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

The room was very spacious and clean. Our suite even had 2 couches and a balcony. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. This is one of the most comfortable beds that I have stayed in while travelling. Will definitely recommend to others. Make sure to get to the breakfast early as it enda at 9am weekdays.

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MainstaySuitesTN565, Manager at MainStay Suites Knoxville, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also pleased to hear you found our beds to be so comfortable. We have recently replaced a large amount of beds here at our location, as the comfort of our guests is very important to us.
Again we thank you and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed November 5, 2013

The trip from Tampa to Detroit can be a long one... but by breaking it up and staying in Knoxville for the night really makes it an okay trip.
When staying in Knoxville the VERY BEST place to stay is at the MainStay Suites. The location is fantastic, EXIT 108 on I-75 (first exit after getting off of the I-40 stretch so you miss all of that traffic) There are good choices for food and gas and shopping.
But the main reason is the MainStay Suites... the rooms are large with a nice kitchen. The room was clean and the staff was very nice. And if you don't want to cook breakfast... they have a free breakfast.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled solo
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MainstaySuitesTN565, Manager at MainStay Suites Knoxville, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear you found our location to be a convenient stop during your trip. We also glad you were able to take advantage of our morning breakfast.
Thank you again and we hope to have the pleasure of accommodating you again in the near future.

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Address: 144 Merchant Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912-3501
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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 Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #31 of 87 Hotels in Knoxville
Price Range: $88 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — MainStay Suites Knoxville 2.5*
Number of rooms: 86
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The MainStay Suites extended stay hotel is the perfect place to stay during your next visit to East Tennessee make us your home away from home. Our countless amenities and courteous staff are sure to please. All rooms feature Fully equipped kitchens and 32" LCD televisions. Our property features an onsite Laundry facility, 24 hour fitness center and business center. Free parking, Wi-Fi and hot breakfast provided each morning. We pride our self on providing a memorable stay in a favorable way at the Mainstay Suites Knoxville. Our 86 room extended stay hotel is conveniently located 4 miles north of downtown Knoxville, the Knoxville Convention center and the University of Tennessee, also located directly off Interstate 75. Many corporate offices are located within minutes of our property including Sysco, Regal entertainment group, Kimberly-Clark, Pilot flying J, TVA and Y-12. ... more   less 
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