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401 West Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
Nightly Rates: ($111.99 - $206.50)
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Description:

Welcome to One of the Top Hotels in Knoxville, TNKnoxville, home of the University of Tennessee Volunteers and the 1982 World's Fair, is a beautiful city nestled on the banks of the Tennessee River and home to endless sights and treats. You can make your trip even more memorable by staying at one of the best hotels in Knoxville, TN.Whether you want lodging near the Knoxville, TN convention center or you need to host an event, the Crowne Plaza Knoxville hotel can deliver. We have more than 15,000 sq ft of event space and special perks like a Crowne Meetings Director and Herman Miller Caper chairs, we're considered "The Place to Meet." We're also conveniently near companies such as Tennessee Valley Authority and Brunswick.If you're planning a Knoxville, Tennessee vacation, our hotel's location makes it easy to visit the sights. We're near the beautiful campus of the University of Tennessee, as well as Sunsphere Tower from the 1982 World's Fair. Being within walking distance of other attractions like Market Square, Old City and the Tennessee Theatre is a great perk of lodging in downtown Knoxville, TN.No matter what brings you to our city, we're sure that you'll have a great time. Our amenities, including a 3,000-sq-ft Fitness Center, an indoor pool, Mahogany's Restaurant and the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage Program, are there to ensure that. Come stay at one of the best Knoxville, Tennessee hotels!

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  12
Number of rooms:  197
Number of suites:  2
Time zone:  GMT


Mahogany's Restaurant: Mahoganys Restaurant is renowed for its American fare wonderfully presented by the hotel executive chef. At morning and lunch guests may order from Mahoganys extensive menu or help themselves to our breakfast buffet, served daily, or our lunch buffet ser
Calhoun's On the River: Located on the banks of the Tennessee River, Calhouns offers Tennessee Bar B Que ribs, chicken and pulled pork. They also have steaks and special hand crafted beers.
Chesapeake's Seafood: Chesapeakes has great fresh seafood flown in daily. Live Maine Lobsters as well.
Tupelo Honey Cafe: Southern style food that is different using as much locally produced products as possible. Lots of items made from scratch.
Cafe 4: Knoxvilles Urban Retreat. Southern Comfort food with a twist.
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse: Premier Steakhouse and Fine Wines
The Library: Newly renovated with a modern, open and inviting feel.


Fitness center on-site
Indoor pool

Room Info:

Sofa bed, Bathtub
Buffet breakfast, Bathrobe
Buffet breakfast, Minibar, Kitchenette, Oven, Stove, Bathrobe
2 double beds nonsmoking: TV
1 king bed hear access transfer shower nonsmoking: TV
1 king bed executive nonsmoking: TV
1 king bed nonsmoking: TV
1 queen bed nonsmoking: TV
standard room: TV
2 double beds hear mobility tran shower nonsmoking: TV
2 double beds mobility access roll shower nonsmoking: TV

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Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • Accessible facilities
  • Car rental desk
  • Complimentary newspaper in lobby
  • Desk with lamp
  • Golf
  • Housekeeping - weekly
  • Ironing board
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Pets allowed
  • Room service
  • Shops and commercial services
  • Tennis court
  • Voice mail
  • Air conditioning individually controlled in room
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Indoor pool
  • Late check-out available
  • Non-smoking
  • Private bathroom
  • Safe deposit box
  • Spare electrical outlet available at desk
  • Transportation
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Connecting rooms
  • Florist
  • High speed internet connection
  • Interior corridors
  • Lounges/bars
  • On-Site parking
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite television
  • Stereo
  • Valet parking
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • CD player
  • Color television
  • Cribs
  • Free newspaper
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Internet access
  • Meeting rooms
  • Parking
  • Rollaway bed
  • Separate closet
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Valet same day dry cleaning

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West Town Mallover 150 stores and eateries plus a full service movie theatre 8 minute drive via the interstate from the hotel

Market Square DistrictLocated across the street from the Crowne Plaza Knoxville, Market Square District is full of shops, eateries, theatres and night life.

Knoxville Center Mallover 100 stores and eateries plus a full service movie theatre 6 minute drive via the interstate from the hotel

Knoxville Convention Center

Chilhowee Park & Fairgrounds


McGhee Tyson Airport

Nashville International Airport

Atlanta Hartsfield Airport

Wee Course at Williams CreekPublic - Par 3 course, 2700 yard course

Old Citya wide array of shops, bars, and restaurants all within walking distance of our downtown location

Market Squarevarious shps, night clubs, restaurants, salons and bars

University of Tennessee Knoxville CampusUniversity of Tennessee College Campus

Thompson Boling Arena20,000 plus seat arena for UT Men's and Women's basketball, concerts, and other events

Civic Auditorium and ColiseumConcerts, Ice Bears Hockey

Knoxville Convention CenterCVB

Tennessee TheatreOn the National Register of Historic Places Great Place to see concerts, plays, etc. Stop by for a tour!

Knoxville Museum of ArtKnoxville Museum of Art- Art Gallery

Zoo KnoxvilleZoo Knoxville New Tiger Exhibit coming Spring 2017

Worlds Fair Park

Volunteer Landing and Knoxville Riverboat CompanySightseeing Cruises aboard the Star of Knoxville Authentic Sternwheeler

East Tennessee Historical SocietyOn the National Register of Historic Places

Blount MansionServed as Home of William Blount, the Southwest Territory Governor before Tennessee became a state.

James White FortBuilt in 1786 by Knoxville's Founder James White

Neyland StadiumHome of the Vols. University of Tennessee Football.

Bijou Theatre

Attractions & Areas of Interest Near Crowne Plaza KNOXVILLE DOWNTOWN UNIVERSITY:

Mc Ghee Tyson Airport (TYS)

Knoxville Convention Center
Tennessee Riverboat Company

I-75 and I-275
I-75 and I-640

Ijams Nature Center

America Outdoors
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