Within 30 miles of Knoxville, TN.
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La Quinta Inn & Suites
Knoxville Central Papermill

1317 Kirby Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
Phone: 1-865-321-1840
Fax: 1-865-321-1850

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There is a brand new hotel in Knoxville, TN and it's under a brand you can trust. This new addition to the La Quinta family is in the heart of West Knoxville. The La Quinta Inn & Suites Knoxville Central Papermill hotel is located just minutes from major corporate offices such as Pilot-Flying J, Bush Brothers and Tennessee Valley Authority!

We are conveniently located to I-75/ I-40 at Exit 383, just a short drive to Downtown ...see more
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Newspaper
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center
  • Bright Side Market
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Pets Welcome
Free Bright Side Breakfast:
  • Waffles
  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Bread and muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • All-you-can-drink coffee and juice
Additional Breakfast Items:
  • Pastries
  • Bagels
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Sausage
  • Bacon
  • Potatoes

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Hotel Details
100% Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Floors: 4
  • Rooms: 96
  • Suites: 21
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
  • Free high speed wireless internet access in all guest rooms.
  • Free high-speed Internet access
  • Microwave in all rooms
  • Refrigerator in all rooms
  • Premium Cable Channels
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Voicemail
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 5.0 of 5 stars  Location
  • 5.0 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 5.0 of 5 stars  Service
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Value
  • 5.0 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"If you need a quiet, comfortable hotel, here it is."
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 21, 2014
cacsmom | Atlanta, Georgia
This LaQuinta was a clean, open hotel. Not very loud. Actually, nothing really note worthy here. People were nice, but no standout. In fact, I never knew anyone's name at all. Food was okay, nothing stand that stood out. They took pets, which was terrific. Big downer for us was this "religious(?) compound that overlooked the property. It was not soothing having this cement block building with "flames" on it. Yucch! Visited the zoo, but, they actually had to block the freeway off THE day that I went there with my sons. There was a sniper walking along the freeway that Day!!! I wasn't exactly feeling a great deal of comfort or security in the city while we were there... All in all, the hotel was okay. Quiet. Immediately next door to a RedRoof (I won't stay at those motels...EVER!). Their 1/2 of the parking lot was busy, but LaQuinta was not. Too bad. The better of the chains for sure...  
 
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"New hotel, in a way"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 19, 2014
matrepok | chicago suburbs
Stopped here on way from Chicago to South Carolina beaches. Hotel had recently opened but was not a new building. It was built into a structure that had been gutted and turned into a la Quinta. The original elevator and perhaps the stairwell remained. Consequently the elevator was slow! The hotel was fine, the beds were firm and the rooms clean and somewhat larger than average. The only drawback was that checking in took 15 minutes or more, since I had to return three times from the 4th floor to reception because the electronic keys would not unlock the room. Did I mention the slow elevator? Anyhow, the young woman at reception went up with me the 4th time, bringing keys for the room next door. After she couldn't get into 407 either, we switched to 405, which opened without issue. As for the rest of the stay, the pool looked larger than average, but was outside by the driveway, so not inviting enough for us... Breakfast was very good with more selections than average. The breakfast area was too small, so time it right or there will be nowhere to sit! Lastly, the hotel is between a red roof inn and what looked like an evangelical Church. There's nothing else within safe walking distance... No gas, no food. It is certainly convenient to downtown Knoxville about 5 minutes away by car. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again unless it was raining and the kids wanted to swim or if I didn't have a car.  
 
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"Our Favorite Place To Stay In Knoxville!"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 19, 2014
Pamela H | Memphis, United States
Our family has stayed at this hotel twice, and we truly enjoyed our stay each time. The hotel is clean, beautifully decorated, and the staff is always friendly and attentive. Our daughter is a student at The University of Tennessee @ Knoxville, and we plan to visit Knoxville quite often. We have decided this hotel will be our place to stay each time we come!  
 
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"Great stay, great hotel!"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 19, 2014
SallyOMalley50 | Tulsa
Had a comfortable and enjoyable stay at this hotel and would definitely stay here again. Clean, cozy beds, clean bathroom, nice, hot breakfast with lots of options. Easy to find and pet-friendly! I would also like to thank Tabatha and Krista for being extremely kind and helpful during our stay.  
 
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"New LaQuinta"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 17, 2014
Daming Z | Iowa City, United States
The hotel was opened in the spring of 2014. Very nice, roomy and clean. The breakfast was good with variety of items to choose from. The only issue we had was the wifi internet speed was slow, maybe a problem in some rooms in the hotel - we were in Room #420.  
 
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • Great Smoky Mountains, 40 mi.
  • Knoxville Zoo, 9 mi.
  • Knoxville Museum of Art, 7 mi.
  • Pigeon Forge, 40 mi.
  • Knoxville Convention Center, 7 mi.
  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, 5.5 mi.
  • Parkwest Medical Center, 4 mi.
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center, 5 mi.
  • East Tennessee Children's Hospital, 5.5 mi.
  • University of Tennessee, 7 mi.
  • South College, .5 mi.
  • Pellissippi State, 7 mi.
  • Knoxville Technology Center, 1.5 mi.
  • US Naval Reserve Center, 8 mi.
  • US Army Reserve, 1 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
  • Oak Ridge Laboratory, 12 mi.
  • Pilot-Flying J, .6 mi.
  • Bush Brothers, .5 mi.
  • The H. T. Hackney Company, 7 mi.
  • Home and Garden Television - HGTV, 7 mi.
  • Proffitt s - Saks Fifth Avenue, 15 mi.
  • Regal Cinemas Inc., 10 mi.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority, 7 mi.
  • Weigels Inc., 8.5 mi.
  • Clayton Homes Inc., 9 mi.
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Womens Basketball Hall of Fame, 8 mi.
  • Dollywood, 40 mi.
  • Neyland Stadium, 6 mi.
  • Thompson-Boling Arena, 7 mi.
  • Knoxville Racquet Club, .5 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • TGI Fridays, .2 mi.
  • Deadend Bar-B-Que, .8 mi.
  • Bonefish Grill, 1 mi.
  • Calhouns, 1 mi.
  • Olive Garden, 1 mi.
  • P.F. Changs, 1 mi.
  • Chilis, 1.2 mi.
  • Red Lobster, 1.2 mi.
  • Applebees, 1.3 mi.
  • Cheesecake Factory, 1.5 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • Tennessee Theatre Downtown, 7 mi.
  • Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, 8 mi.
  • West Town Mall, 1.5 mi.
  • Turkey Creek, 7.5 mi.
  • East Town Center, 9 mi.
Knoxville, TN
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