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Knoxville is a family-friendly and budget-friendly destination in Tennessee that has a little something for everyone. Here you can find plenty of nature to get outdoors, arts and cultural experiences, and festivals to keep you entertained. If you want to explore the area in depth or are in town for work or to visit family, you might be looking for longer-term accommodations that are comfortable and affordable. These are the best extended stay options to choose from in Knoxville.

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Residence Inn by Marriott Knoxville Cedar Bluff Room at Residence Inn by Marriott Knoxville Cedar Bluff
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Room at Residence Inn by Marriott Knoxville Cedar Bluff

Residence Inn by Marriott Knoxville Cedar Bluff

This Knoxville hotel is near Oak Ridge National Laboratory and a great place to stay when you explore the historical sites and attractions of Knoxville. This is a great place to stay for a while because there are one and two-bedroom suites, as well as studio suites, that all have fully equipped kitchens and large work stations. Guests also get free high-speed internet, complimentary hot breakfast each morning, free onsite parking, and evening socials on Mondays through Wednesdays. You’ll also love the outdoor heated pool, 24/7 fitness center, and outdoor sports court for exercise and relaxation. Pets are welcome here, up to three per room, for a $50 fee for one to four nights or a $100 fee for five or more nights.

Staybridge Suites Knoxville-West Exterior of Staybridge Suites Knoxville-West
Exterior of Staybridge Suites Knoxville-West

Staybridge Suites Knoxville-West

Staybridge Suites Knoxville-West is an IHG hotel that has a unique suburban feel in Knoxville and that overlooks a pond in a park-like setting. Turkey Creek regional shopping district is close by and has hundreds of stores, entertainment options, spa services, and more. The hotel is easily accessible from I-40 and I-75 and about 16 miles from downtown Knoxville. Stay here for a complimentary breakfast buffet, guest rooms with full kitchens, full housekeeping service, free standard internet, on-site guest laundry, and a fitness center. This is also a great hotel because of the evening receptions Monday through Wednesdays, barbecue grills, picnic tables, and onsite business center with business services available.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Knoxville West Home2 Suites by Hilton Knoxville West
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Knoxville West

Home2 Suites by Hilton Knoxville West

Home2 Suites is a Hilton brand of extended stay hotels, and this one in Knoxville is close to Turkey Creek’s restaurants and shops, as well as West Town Mall. The rooms here have in-suite kitchens, and guests also enjoy the free daily breakfasts and free Wi-Fi. There are over 400 combinations for breakfast to suit your taste buds. While you’re staying here, you can use the onsite fitness center, outdoor pool, meeting rooms, and business center too. Pets up to 30 pounds are allowed here for a $75 fee.

Residence Inn by Marriott Knoxville Downtown Exterior of Residence Inn by Marriott Knoxville Downtown
Exterior of Residence Inn by Marriott Knoxville Downtown

Residence Inn by Marriott Knoxville Downtown

The Residence Inn by Marriott Knoxville Downtown is another great Marriott-brand hotel that is perfect for longer stays in Knoxville. It provides easy access to the Tennessee Theatre, Neyland Stadium, and other local attractions. Here you’ll find apartment-style suites with separate sleeping and living areas and full kitchens in the rooms. Rooms also offer free Wi-Fi, plush bedding, and flat-panel TVs. Guests can use the 24-hour fitness center, and business travelers can use the event room and enjoy free breakfasts daily. Up to two pets per room are allowed here for a $100 fee.

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Candlewood Suites Knoxville

Candlewood Suites Knoxville

The Candlewood Suites Knoxville is another IHG hotel in town that is perfect for extended stays. This hotel has a fitness center, free laundry facilities, a lending locker, an outdoor gazebo, and a grill for guests to use. It’s a mile from the Turkey Creek Shopping Center and just a day trip away from the Great Smoky Mountains. Pets are welcome at this hotel, so bring your dog along for the trip. There’s an on-site business center, a small market for beverages and snacks, and picnic tables for recreation here too. Weekly housekeeping is provided for extended stay guests.

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Staybridge Suites Knoxville Oak Ridge

Staybridge Suites Knoxville Oak Ridge

You can also stay for a while at Staybridge Suites Knoxville Oak Ridge, which is a short walk from the brand-new Main Street shopping complex. The rooms here have full kitchens with dishwashers, as well as open floor plans. Guests enjoy the complementary hot breakfasts and managers’ receptions on Mondays through Wednesdays that include free drinks and light dinners. Other perks include the fitness room, covered pavilion with gas grill, and 24-hour business center. Pets are welcome here, onsite guest self-service laundry facilities are available, and daily and weekly housekeeping are options for guests. You can also take a dip in the heated pool to relax after a long day.

MainStay Suites Knoxville Seating at MainStay Suites Knoxville
Seating at MainStay Suites Knoxville

MainStay Suites Knoxville

This is a Choice Hotels-brand hotel in Knoxville that also accommodates extended stay guests. Here you’ll find apartment-style suites with in-room kitchens at flexible and affordable rates. Guests here get free premium Wi-Fi, free hot breakfasts daily, a fitness center, and meeting space available. Rooms have flat-screen TVs, hairdryers, and irons with ironing boards. The hotel is conveniently located off of I-75 and less than four miles from downtown Knoxville. There is a guest laundry facility, a manager’s reception, and other amenities to help you feel right at home in Knoxville.

Extended Stay America - Knoxville - West Hills Room at an Extended Stay America Hotel
Room at an Extended Stay America Hotel

Extended Stay America - Knoxville - West Hills

There’s also an Extended Stay-brand hotel in Knoxville that is worth considering for your longer stay in town. This hotel is seven miles from the heart of downtown Knoxville and has rooms equipped with full kitchens that include refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, coffeemakers, dishes, and utensils. There’s a free grab-and-go breakfast provided for guests, as well as flat-screen TVs in the rooms, onsite laundry facilities, and pet-friendly rooms so you can bring your dog along. Weekly full-service housekeeping is provided, and fresh towels and linens are available at the front desk at any time.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Knoxville Cedar TownePlace Suites by Marriott Knoxville Cedar
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TownePlace Suites by Marriott Knoxville Cedar

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Knoxville Cedar

Here’s another Marriott-brand hotel that specializes in longer stays in Knoxville. This is a convenient and affordable place to stay that is near the Museum of Appalachia and the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The rooms come with fully equipped kitchens and free Wi-Fi, while the hotel offers a pool, fitness center, and free breakfast each morning. Pets are welcome here for a $100 fee.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Knoxville West at Turkey Creek Room at Homewood Suites by Hilton
Room at Homewood Suites by Hilton

Homewood Suites by Hilton Knoxville West at Turkey Creek

Homewood Suites in Knoxville is near lots of shops and restaurants, as well as the Greenway that has five miles of paved trail for exercise. There’s a complimentary evening social on Mondays through Thursdays, free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and an outdoor pool. There are spacious guest suites here, and also a meeting room with 650 square feet of event space for business travelers.

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Candlewood Suites Knoxville Airport-Alcoa

Candlewood Suites Knoxville Airport-Alcoa

Another Candlewood Suites option is this hotel that is near the airport and includes a free airport shuttle. This extended stay hotel is near many local businesses and has a 24-hour business center. It is a pet-friendly airport hotel with oversized desks in the suites, an outdoor pool that’s open between May and September, and a fitness center onsite.

InTown Suites Extended Stay Knoxville Room at an InTown Suites Extended Stay hotel
Room at an InTown Suites Extended Stay hotel

InTown Suites Extended Stay Knoxville

The last extended stay option that we’ll mention here is InTown Suites Extended Stay Knoxville, which offers low weekly rates and comfortable accommodations. These apartment-style suites have full kitchens, paid utilities, high-speed Wi-Fi, and weekly housekeeping. You’ll have easy access to downtown Knoxville and Interstates 75 and 40 from here. Other features of this hotel are guest laundry facilities, accessible rooms, and new 42-inch flat-screen televisions.