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Athens, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I got my room off a discount website last minute and paid mid 70s after tax and fees for a weeknight stay. Less than 5 minutes to UT hospital. I stayed in "one of the renovated rooms" and was happy with it. It was newly done, wood laminated floors, nice bedding. The hotel is 3 floors and entrance is thru...

1Thank CandiInTn
Melissa C, Guest Relations Manager at Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central, responded to this review

Dear CandiInTn, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I am so pleased to see that we exceeded your expectations during your visit. We always strive to provide the best guest experience possible. We hope to offer you the same the next time your travels bring you to the area! Sincerely, Melissa...

Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very nice service, as we checked in we needed a room close to the parking since my wife uses a crutch. No problem and room # 139 was really nice and clean and had both micro and fridge. In the morning we has warm breakfast with waffles, pancakes, syrup, eggs, gravy, cornbread, burgers, juices, coffee and donuts etc. Highly recommended,...

1Thank Hank R
Melissa C, Guest Relations Manager at Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central, responded to this review

Dear Hank R., Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am very pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay and that we met your expectations during your visit. We hope to see you again soon the next time your travels bring you to the area! Best Regards, Melissa Coates Guest Relations Manager

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Room was very clean and perfectly suited our needs for a one night stay in the Knoxville area. Will definitely return for another stay in the future. Staff friendly and asked us if we enjoyed our stay when we checked out.

Thank Jeffro_baller
Melissa C, Guest Relations Manager at Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the 5-star review! We are very pleased that you had a great experience at our hotel. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Melissa Coates Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 30 September 2016

Booked the room earlier in the day and was amazingly pleased with the choice. The room we were given was recently remodeled. Upon walking into the room we noticed that it had wood floors. What a nice touch and very favorable for those who have allergies. The room was decorated tastefully with red and golden bedcovers. The shower curtain and...

1Thank Karen K
Tish T, Manager at Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for the kind words. We are pleased that your stay was enjoyable and you were able to enjoy our free breakfast as well. We should be done with full renovations by the end of the year. We hope that if you ever have to come this way again, to please come be our guest. Again, thank...

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Needed a place for one night on business. This was reasonably priced, Older style, clean, and friendly staff. Not really a place for taking a family because of the business setting, not much to do with the kids.

Thank Phillip541
Tish T, Manager at Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We are currently under-going renovation to all rooms with upgrades to bathroom and other amenities. We are happy that we were able to accommodate you while you were on business. If ever in the area again, we would love to have you as a guest again. Again, thanks for the comment and review.

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 16 September 2016

For the location, the price, the cleanliness, the free breakfast and the amazing Jeff who always takes great care of us, we will always stay here for quick overnights to see our son at UT. Check in is a breeze. The room is always ready. We are about two exits from our son's dorm at UT. The breakfast is tasty...

Thank 3Howells
Tish T, Manager at Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting a review regarding your stay here with us at the Redroof Inn. We appropriate the kind remarks. We are glad that you were able to enjoy the amenities that we have to offer and that your stay was enjoyable. We look forward to having you as a guest again here with us. Take care.

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Spent night as we were traveling through Knoxville. Got in really late. At check-in, all went smoothly...but there was a distinct odor in the lobby. When we got to the room, we noticed that the toilet had not been flushed, but let it go b/c we were too tired. The next morning, we started to notice just how nasty the...

Thank Liz S
Tish T, Guest Relations Manager at Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your comment. We are sorry that your accommodations were not to your standards, please accept our apologies. We appreciate all guest comments for it helps us to better serve our guest. I have spoken with the Executive housekeeping on this matter, so that the housekeepers can perform their job better. We are a older hotel,...

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Convenient location rite off the interstate.. The pool isn't very younger kid friendly unless ur over 3 ft,and can swim,my kids ages 8 and 4 couldnt enjoy the water unless a parent was in holding them..went from 3ft 5ft 8ft..it needs to be more younger kid friendly and for adults who like to sit and lounge in the water.The bathtube...

Thank Tanya B
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This motel was a disappointment. It was quite evident that maintenance has not been done on a regular basis. There was an issue with the air conditioner. Although it cooled, the air was very humid. The management said they were walking for a shunt to make repairs. The room had not been very thoroughly cleaned; dust was along the corners...

Thank AtlPhyl
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I went and we tried to stay the night and the guy on night shift didn't know what he was doing....I will never attempt to stay again...very shady place...stay somewhere else....contacted red roof and no help from them.....

Thank hotelstayer35

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located, Red Roof Knoxville Central is convenient to so many Knoxville attractions, yet its quiet suburban location is restful and relaxing. If you’re here on business, downtown Knoxville and University of Tennessee are both just 5 minutes away. West Town Mall, Knoxville Convention Center, U of Tennessee Medical Center, Neyland Stadium, Lakeshore Park, and Knoxville Racquet Club are also nearby. The Army Reserve Base and Tennessee National Guard facilities are also close by. If you’re interested in visiting the Smoky Mountains, it’s a pleasant drive of less than an hour. Conveniently located near I40, exit 383, Red Roof Knoxville Central has great shopping just around the corner, and a number of great restaurants within a half mile.Red Roof Knoxville Central features a business center, interior corridors, free hot breakfast featuring eggs and sausage, flat screen TVS, a free fitness facility, a coin laundry, free high speed wireless internet, a sparkling seasonal pool (open May through September), and free on-site parking and motorcoach parking. Our guest rooms feature spacious sitting areas, custom furnishings, overstuffed chairs and sofas, and dedicated workspaces. You’ll also enjoy cable TV, data ports, hair dryers, in-room coffee makers, and irons and ironing boards in all rooms. Selected rooms also offer microfridges and microwaves. Experience our complimentary coffeehouse –style coffee and tea, as well as our dining delivery service and free morning newspapers. One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central

Address: 1315 Kirby Rd, Knoxville, TN 37909-2850 (Formerly Holiday Inn Central @ Papermill)
Region: United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
Price Range: $82 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central 3*
Number of rooms: 128
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Also Known As:
Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central Hotel Knoxville
Holiday Inn Central Papermill
Holiday Inn Knoxville
Knoxville Holiday Inn
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“Room # 139, quiet in the back, near parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles hankaboy, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a remodeled room. We were on the third floor.”
 of 5 bubbles B_villetraveler46, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“It is convenient to I40/75 in Knoxville.”
 of 5 bubbles AtlPhyl, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“To get a good room go to a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles kidanchovy, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“no room is good here”
 of 5 bubbles stewartlisa04, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
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