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“A good night's rest, a good hot breakfast”
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Select Inn
Ranked #50 of 87 Hotels in Knoxville
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Easy check in with very friendly staff. I appreciated the direction advice to get to the local eateries. A couple of the turns were not well marked.
Room was quiet and beds comfortable. Not sure where they got the tiny pillows. It took stacking three of them to get them to a comfortable height for a side sleeper.
Microwave and mini-fridge came in handy. Flat screen TV was also nice, but I would have appreciated having it wall mounted to free up the top of the dresser.
The hot breakfast the next morning was delicious. Lots of choices, both hot and cold.
The Express Checkout receipt with that day's USA Today was a nice option. If the desk had been busy, I would have used it.
Very likely to stay here again on future trips through the area.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Thank ADCollier
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choice k, Guest Relations Manager at Select Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about our hotel. We strive to maintain a selective and good breakfast buffet. They say that is the most important meal of the day and we want all our guests to get off to a great start. We are in the process of updating our bedding which does include the pillows. We always welcome comments from our guests that help us to make sure our accommodations are satisfying. We are also glad to hear that you were happy with the express checkout and paper. We want all our guests to enjoy their stay. We will certainly look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 10 February 2014

My husband and I stayed here one night for a concert and only paid 67$ on a Friday night. The room was clean and large with a comfy bed. No problems for us and the price was right! If not looking for fancy things just a place to sleep this place is what you are looking for.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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choice k, Guest Relations Manager at Select Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2014

Dear PalmGirl,

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about our hotel. We are certainly pleased you enjoyed your stay. We strive to make sure our hotel is accommodating as well as affordable. Hope that you had a good time at the concert. Next time you are in the area, we hope that you will stop and stay with us again. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 16 January 2014 via mobile

I traveled to Knoxville for business and needed to bring my dog overnight. The staff was friendly and I had a room on the end of the hall. The rooms and linens could use some sprucing; however, for the price it was a nice quiet stay. Also, it is next to a Quaker steak and Lube and a Red Lobster if you are looking for a dinner close by. Overall, outdated but pet friendly and good customer service!

Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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choice k, Guest Relations Manager at Select Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2014

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We are in the process of updating our hotel so that we can ensure all guests are totally satisfied when they stay with us. We take great pride in our hotel and want to make sure that each guest is comfortable and would like to return in the future. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 22 November 2013

While returning from a recent business trip to Maryland, I spent the night at this Clarion Inn. Easy on and off the freeway. The bed was comfortable and my room was clean. I really enjoyed the morning breakfast. I will definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled on business
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choice k, Guest Relations Manager at Select Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2014

So glad to hear from a guest who has had an enjoyable stay with us. We are always striving to make sure that our guests have had a pleasant stay and want to return. Thank you for taking the time to post a review and we look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 2 November 2013

Pet friendly hotel, with large clean rooms. Dogs not allowed in the front entrance of the hotel. No charge for our 10lb dog. Very friendly staff and an adequate breakfast. Very quiet rooms, even though located close to freeway. Room has fridge and microwave. Would stay here again.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
Thank Kay S
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choice k, Guest Relations Manager at Select Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2014

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. It gives us great satisfaction to know that our guests enjoy their stay with us and would like to come back. We are always thinking of ways that we can make our hotel the #1 choice for travelers. Hope to see you in the future.

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Reviewed 27 October 2013

My husband and I spend 2 nights at Clarion Inn. It was very clean! The front desk was friendly and helpful. We discovered shortly after getting to our room that we didn't have a shower curtain. A manager brought one up himself. Our room was immaculate. The nightstands and desk need to be replaced, though. Breakfast was ok. The bananas were way overripe--both days. The first morning the breakfast area was nice and neat. The second day the counter in front of the waffle maker was very messy. No one was wiping down the counters--and the waffle mix that had been spilled had sat there awhile b/c it was dried. The tables needed to wiped down as well. But overall, it was a very pleasant stay. We would stay there again.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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choice k, Guest Relations Manager at Select Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2014

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about our hotel. We are in the process of updating our rooms and that once this is completed, we think you will really be pleased. I do apologize for the problems you encountered in the breakfast area. Please be assured this has been addressed and we would like for you to return to our hotel in the future. We welcome comments about our hotel so that we can make sure that all our guests have a pleasant stay. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 8 October 2013

My stay at this place was relatively brief. Arrived late and left early in the morning. Didn't take advantage of the breakfast, so I can't say anything about it.

Location is very convenient and has a lot of activity around it. The building looks right onto the freeway, so noise was a concern, but it wasn't bad.

Service at the front desk on check-in was good. It's nice to have friendly faces when you're weary from a day of driving. Check-in didn't take very long at all, which is greatly appreciated.

The room was in good condition. Comfortable bed, lots of space, and everything you expect. Including a refrigerator and microwave.

My only complaint is the bright lights that they have aimed at the building. I think it's because they're trying to attract guests from the freeway. So the illuminate the freeway side of the building and people driving there can see it. If that's the case, then they should do it from the ground facing up. They shouldn't have lights on poles shining directly into the rooms.

It really wasn't that big of a deal to me, because I could still pull the blind and the light was gone. But this might be a problem for somebody else.

I'd stay here again if I was in the area. But I might ask for a room facing away from the freeway.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Pete P, Guest Relations Manager at Select Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2013

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for choosing our hotel. We offer a wonderful Breakfast Buffet and great customer service. Also, we have blackout curtains in all rooms if the guest feels the outside lights are too bright. We just want to make sure their is amply visibility in the parking lot for our guest as they come inside.

Once again, Thank you for your review!!!

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Address: 5634 Merchants Center Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37912-3459 (Formerly Clarion Inn Knoxville)
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Region: United States > Tennessee > Knoxville
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #50 of 87 Hotels in Knoxville
Price Range: £38 - £43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Select Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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