Knoxville, Tennessee, has become a beacon for culture buffs seeking new experiences in the American South. Read Culture Trip’s definitive guide to the best hotels to stay at in Knoxville.
This luxury hotel and resort lies just outside of Knoxville, in Walland, Tennessee, at the foot of the stunning Great Smoky Mountains. Surrounded by forestry and lush greenery, Blackberry Farm is an intimate, family-run establishment. It offers a number of activities including yoga classes, paddle boarding and horse riding. The hotel commits itself to catering to the travel needs of guests in a first-class fashion. Be sure to dine in the restaurant here, which serves home-cooked, locally sourced fare and unique craft beers created in the hotel’s own brewery. With a handsome 4200-acre (1,670ha) estate, this is a charming and peaceful place in which to unwind in Knoxville.
Specializing in luxury comfort, the Hilton brand is renowned internationally for its outstanding service and modern, stylish accommodation. With several hotels in Knoxville, visitors are never far from the splendor of a Hilton, and its main hotel here, the Hilton Knoxville, upholds its reputation in spectacular fashion. One of the city’s best and most popular hotels, the venue offers first-class services including a dazzling rooftop swimming pool, a sauna, a gym and a Starbucks. Diners can enjoy an extensive menu at the Marble City Kitchen, which serves traditional home-cooked American cuisine in a casual, laid-back environment.