Knoxville Airport Hotels

by Cicely A. Richard

The McGhee Tyson Airport sits on a 2,000-acre property approximately 12 mile from downtown Knoxville in Alcoa. The airport serves the Knoxville metropolitan area and features airport hotels located less than two miles from the terminal. Several hotels, such as Hilton Knoxville Airport, are within walking distance of the terminal. Airport hotels provide shuttle service and offer packages that include flight and accommodations. Hotel staff members also provide information about attractions in downtown Knoxville and dining options.

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Extended Stay Hotels

Candlewood Suites Knoxville Airport-Alcoa is a mile from the Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport and offers free airport shuttle service. Guests are 15 miles from downtown Knoxville. This extended-stay hotel allows 80-lb. pets for a non-refundable fee and nightly fees. Pet owners must bring vaccination documents. On-site amenities include the 24-hour Candlewood Cupboard convenience store, a playground and car rentals. All suites have kitchens with full-sized appliances and a dishwasher, televisions with DVD players and free Internet access. MainStay Suites Alcoa/Knoxville Airport is two miles from the airport and offers 24-hour free airport shuttle service. The hotel is only six miles from the Knoxville River Boat. Guests may bring up to three pets with them for a one-time fee. Hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool and barbecue area. All rooms have fully equipped kitchens and satellite television.

Marriott Hotels

Courtyard Knoxville Airport Alcoa is a half mile from the airport and offers airport shuttle service by request. Hotel amenities include local restaurant delivery and evening room service by Ruby Tuesday restaurant. The hotel's Park Here, Fly There Package consists of one night at the hotel and free parking while visiting Knoxville. Select guest rooms have sofa beds, whirlpool tubs and separate living rooms. Fairfield Inn Knoxville Alcoa/Airport is directly across from the airport on the same side of the street. It provides complimentary airport shuttle service by request. Hotel amenities include local restaurant delivery, room service from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., and an indoor swimming pool. The lobby has two flat-screen televisions. Select suites have sofa beds.

AAA Three Diamond Hotels

The Hilton Knoxville Airport connects to the McGhee Tyson Airport terminal via a covered walkway and is 12 miles from downtown Knoxville. The hotel features a six-story atrium lobby as well as a tropical indoor pool with a waterfall. Business travelers have a choice of 17 meeting rooms. The hotel shuttle takes guests anywhere within a five-mile radius. All guest rooms have blackout curtains. Hampton Inn Knoxville-Airport is a half mile from the airport and 10 miles from downtown Knoxville. From the hotel, guests can see the Great Smoky Mountains. The Knoxville Zoo is 15 miles from the property. The hotel has an outdoor pool. Guest rooms contain blackout curtains and video game features.

Budget Hotels

Days Inn Alcoa Knoxville Airport is less than a mile from the airport and offers free airport shuttle service. Days Inn allows pets for a daily charge per pet. Hotel amenities include truck parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a free Daybreak Breakfast. Select rooms have kitchenettes. The front desk provides irons and ironing boards. Comfort Suites Airport is less than a mile from the airport and eight miles from the Knoxville River Boat. It offers free airport transportation and Stay & Fly packages. Hotel amenities include a deluxe continental breakfast with waffles and an indoor pool. All suites have separate living and sleeping areas. Select rooms have heart-shaped bathtubs.

About the Author

Based in Tucson, Ariz., Cicely A. Richard has been writing since 1996. Her articles have been published in the “Arizona Daily Star” newspaper and “ForeWord Magazine.” Richard earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and journalism from Louisiana State University. .