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:
  • 4.5 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:
"Excellent Choice"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Sep 2, 2014
mendinfences868 | Rogersville, Tennessee
This appears to be a newly-built hotel. GREAT option for people traveling with dogs. The rooms were clean, beds comfortable, and towels fluffy. Includes a small fridge and coffee maker. Hotel convenient location. Will stay here again.  
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"Great Staff"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Sep 2, 2014
Sunshine R | Hartland, Wisconsin
This property is new & filled with caring & courteous staff. We made the reservation while driving, the hour was late, we were tired & had bad cell phone connection. Michelle the desk clerk was helpful & understanding. The room was fresh, new & a good size. The La Quinta chain offers military discounts to those who have fought for our freedoms. Thanks La Quinta!  
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"Top Notch"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 30, 2014
TubacSue | Tubac, Arizona
Brand new & beautifully done! Helpful and welcoming staff and the cleanest, nicest La Quinta facility I've seen. This is the best value in Knoxville! Great neighborhood to walk our dog, too. Right off I-40, but quiet. Couldn't be nicer!  
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"One Heck of a First Impression!"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 30, 2014
Stephen G | Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
This is my first experience with a La Quinta. I'll be honest, I didn't have a positive impression of La Quinta based solely on locations near where I live. But the location was near where I needed to be, the price was fair, and they are pet-friendly. Other reviewers set my mind at ease, but I still wasn't sure until I walked in. What a gorgeous hotel! It is apparently still pretty new. My room was truly beautiful. I've stayed at higher priced brands that, honestly, can't hold a candle to the decor. The bed was excellent, and the room setup was perfect for work and relaxation. I was also surprised by the breakfast. I was expecting a more or less continental breakfast with waffles, but there were hot items and meats as well...not even mentioned on the website. It is near the interstate but there was no traffic noise. The staff was very friendly, and I had a chance to speak with the manager, Jessie. It was obvious he is proud of his property (and he should be) and cares about its upkeep. Even my dogs got pampered by employees as we went for our walks. The pool was clean and, of course, quite refreshing in the 95 degree heat! If you've never tried La Quinta, this would be a great one to start with. If you have stayed in La Quinta before, I'm willing to bet this one will surprise you!  
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 29, 2014
ABriteCreation | Chesterfield, Virginia
I travel with my 2 dogs!! I came in quite late, I already had reservation. Front desk was very nice and helpful. Room are very clean, the room have refrigerators which is always convenient. Right off the I-40 Good Breakfast I was there Saturday to a Sunday and you didn't even now that there was a church there.  
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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
Local Time: 4:10 AM (Eastern)
Local Temperature: 70.0°F
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