Host Hotel: Holiday Inn Downtown Knoxville

Our host hotel will be Holiday Inn Downtown Knoxville. This hotel will be the only Host Hotel for the 2020 Region 8 Optional Championships; however, there are a multitude of other hotels in the area listed below. 


The host hotel is connected to the venue. You will be able to go from your room, to the venue without ever leaving the hotel if you’d like! By far, the Holiday Inn Downtown will be the most convenient place to stay for your family. It is also walking distance from all of the great areas Downtown Knoxville has! In the matter of minutes you can be in the Historic Old City of Knoxville, or the beautiful Market Square area, too! Use the link on the Championship Website to secure your room!


Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown is an ideal Knoxville lodging choice for your trip to Tennessee. With numerous amenities for guests such as 24 hour front desk, fitness center, gift shop, you will wake up at Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown feeling invigorated every day for your time in Knoxville. Don’t let this amazing reservation opportunity pass you by, book your stay at Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown today to make the most of your time in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Here’s what else you can look forward to:


Property Location
With a stay at Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown, you'll be centrally located in Knoxville, steps from Knoxville Convention Center and Sunsphere Tower. This hotel is within close proximity of World's Fair Park and East Tennessee Veterans Memorial.


Make yourself at home in one of the 286 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and complimentary newspapers.


Enjoy recreational amenities such as an indoor pool and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a fireplace in the lobby. Guests can catch a ride on the complimentary shuttle, which operates within 3 mi.


Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.


Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.



  • 24 hour front desk

  • Fitness Center

  • Gift Shop

  • ATM Machine

  • Parking - Self

  • Dry cleaning service

  • Laundry

  • Non-Smoking Facility

  • Business Center

  • Lounge/Bar

Other Hotel Options

Downtown Options:

Nearby Options:

The Tennessean (also connected to the venue)

Address: 531 Henley St, Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: (865) 232-1800

Estimated Price: $230-250 per night

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Hilton Downtown Knoxville

Address: 501 W Church Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: (865) 523-2300

Estimated Price: $175 per night

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Knoxville Downtown

Address: 507 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: (865) 544-8502

Estimated Price: $200 per night

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Hotel Knoxville by Marriot

Address: 501 East Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915

Phone: (865) 637-1234 

Estimated Price: $137 per night

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Holiday Inn Express and Suites Knox West

Address: 6324 Papermill Dr, Knoxville, TN 37919

Phone: (865) 824-9030

Distance: Roughly 7 miles from venue

Estimated Price: $120 per night

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Hampton Inn and Suites Papermill Drive

Address: 601 N Weisgarber Rd, Knoxville, TN 37919

Phone: (865) 693-5400

Distance: Roughly 7 miles from venue

Estimated Price: $125 per night

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Comfort Inn and Suites

Address: 7737 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919

Phone: (865) 690-0034

Distance: Roughly 10 miles from venue

Estimated Price: $90 per night

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