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Holiday Inn World's Fair Park-Knoxville

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Atlanta, Georgia
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116 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

s we arrived I was met by front desk - Anna (I think that was her name). She was extremely friendly, welcoming and well mannered. She made me feel at ease. Checked in promptly, rooms were standard Holiday Inn. Hotel is on the main road, but higher floors have some great rooms Location is great! You are right in the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had dinner at the holiday Inn. Dinner was great had salmon and the waiter was outstanding. The young mans name was Austin Yardley, We will defiantly eat there again. Location was great we felt very safe walking around.

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Thank Teresa P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined at the restaurant in the Holiday Inn our Waiter Austin Yardley was very prompt and courteous! He new the menu and recommended the Salmon in which I ordered. It was very good and cooked just right the mash potatoes very good as well! I would definitely recommend dining there! Thanks Austin for making our dining experience very enjoyable!

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Hickory, North Carolina, United States
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Holiday Inn Worlds Fair never disappoints. The hotel staff are extremely welcoming and courteous! The breakfast buffet is excellent. Great place to stay when visiting Knoxville especially for a UT game.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 4 visited Knoxville for a UT game. We loved this stay at Holiday Inn as it was within walking distance to Neyland. The hotel is super clean and the room was large. We loved dining with Varnell and Dennis each morning as they made breakfast delicious and memorable! They are the most friendly staff ever! We cannot... More 

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

We cannot wait for you to return also. It is too bad Knoxville will not see a another football game until next September. Hopefully you have a chance to come visit Varnell and Dennis again and enjoy our hotel. Thank you for the kind words and look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you Scott G Hotel Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got a really good deal at this hotel so wasn't expecting much for what I paid however over my whole 4 weeks I spent in the USA this was one of the best. Hotel was clean and beds were comfortable and its only a short walk to the main shopping area. I couldn't fault the staff either. The staff... More 

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

Dear rogalina, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time in the USA and we were able to be a part of that with you. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. Hopefully you will be able to return to the USA and especially us here in Knoxville. Thank you Scott G Hotel... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember when this hotel was being built during the 1982 World's Fair. When I heard I had to stay here for a conference, the locals kept telling me, "It's been renovated. It's really nice now," so I was optimistic. It's an ample place to stay but far from really nice. The pros: Great location with super greenspace, convenient to... More 

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

Dear NashvilleBrian, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts from your recent stay. I am sorry to hear of your dashed expectations and our failures to exceed those expectations. While we are a pet friendly hotel, as a guest of our hotel you should never feel the carpet in which you did and I sincerely apologize. I... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is walking distance to all of the attractions Knoxville has to offer. The hotel itself overlooks Worlds Fair Park and the Stratosphere. It is also across the street from the University of Tennessee Convention center and facilities. The Farmers Market and downtown were only a few blocks away as well. The area next to the hotel is currently... More 

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

Dear Kdub0615, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed so much that our beautiful city has to offer. As you stated there is so much to do in the downtown area. Upon your return we will show you more of Knoxville and the many attractions to experience. Thank you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While rooms are nice and updated, the service is poor, inattentive and below par, and even from a higher floor you can hear the trains' horn tearing through your sweetest sleep. For the price there may be better alternatives in the area.

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

Dear MN_Global, I am sorry to hear of your disappointment during your stay, especially about the inattentive staff. These are not the standards we hold ourselves to and appreciate you letting us know of our short comings during your stay. I will be taking your comments back to our staff as we may learn from this. When you return to... More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressed with this outstanding staff. Room is clean and nice. Restaurants are a step higher than most hotel restaurants. Again - the staff has been outstanding from check in, to dinner, to breakfast. This is my first stay in this hotel and I will definitely return. I recommend this hotel to any business travelers.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
Price Range: €100 - €155 (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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“Higher floors, great views”
 of 5 bubbles Rue14, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay AWAY from the Henley Street side!”
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 of 5 bubbles CherylDA, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“even numbers and high floor”
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“Don't stay on Henley street side.”
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