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Knoxville Central - Papermill Road
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Knoxville Central - Papermill Road

1315 Kirby Rd, Knoxville TN

(1062 )

2:00 PM

11:00 AM

Sleep Easy. Spend Less.®

Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central - Papermill Road is a budget-friendly hotel located on I-40/75 on Exit 383. We’re just five minutes from both University of Tennessee and downtown Knoxville as well as close to the Knoxville Convention Center, the Army Reserve Base and Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center. 

We offer our guests free Wi-Fi, a free expanded cable package featuring HBO and free coffee in the lobby. Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central - Papermill Road is a pet-friendly hotel.

Knoxville, TN Hotel

Key Amenities

  • RediClean®
  • Kids 17 & Under Stay Free
    Kids 17 & Under Stay Free
    Kids 17 & Under Stay Free
  • Pets Up to 2 Allowed
    Pets Stay FREE. 2 pets allowed, each no larger than 80 pounds.
    Pets Stay FREE. 2 pets allowed, each no larger than 80 pounds.
  • Pool
  • Fitness Facility Onsite
    Fitness Facility Onsite
    Fitness Facility Onsite
  • Meeting Facilities
    Meeting Facilities
    Meeting Facilities


  • Free Coffee in the Lobby
  • Free Expanded Cable
  • Free Long-Distance Calling
  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Elevator
  • Interior Corridors
  • Paid Laundry
  • Portable Crib/Play Yard Available
  • Snack Center


  • Free Parking
  • Limited Bus/Truck Parking Available


  • Accessible Guest Rooms with Doorways that Provide 32” of Clear Width
  • Guest Room Televisions have Closed Captioning

Meeting Room

  • Assistive Listening Devices Not Available for Meetings


  • Accessible Lobby Registration Desk
  • Accessible Public Entrance to Lobby
  • Accessible Public Restrooms
  • Accessible Restaurant


  • Employees are trained to read written materials aloud to guests who are blind or have low vision
  • Employees will provide verbal directions on locations in the hotel to guests who are blind or have low vision
  • Portable Communications Kits Available for the Hearing Impaired - Not Available
  • Service Animals are Welcome
  • TTY Available for Guest Use
  • Wheelchair Accessible Guest Transportation - Not Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible Guest Transportation with Advance Notice - Not Available


  • Accessible Parking Spaces for Cars in Self-Parking Facility
  • Accessible Parking Spaces for Vans in Self-Parking Facility

Accessible Routes

  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to Accessible Guestrooms
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to Fitness Center
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to Registration Area
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to Restaurant
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to the Meeting Room/Ballroom Area
  • Accessible Route from Accessible Public Entrance to the Swimming Pool


  • Accessible Fitness Center
  • Accessible Swimming Pool
  • Pool Lift Available

Check-in Age: 21 years or older (18 years and older for those with a valid military ID)

Pet Policy: Two family pets are permitted at no additional charge. Pet must be declared during registration and kept on a leash when outside guest room. Pets must never be left unattended in the guest room and when you walk your pet please clean up after your pet. Service and emotional support animals are always welcome. 

Deposit Policy: $100.00 Deposit required for cash-paying guests, or guests using a prepaid/debit card. Deposit will be refunded upon room inspection within 7–14 business days.

Special Policy: This location has a maximum stay of 28 days. Long-term guests will need to check out at the 28 day limit for a minimum of 24 hours before continuing to stay at this hotel. 


  • West Town Mall (2.8 )
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center (3.23 )
  • UT Veterinary Medical Center (3.34 )
  • Three Rivers Rambler (3.38 )
  • University of Tennessee (3.45 )
  • Knoxville College (3.59 )
  • Knoxville Expo Center LLC (4.02 )
  • Soaky Mountain Waterpark (23.37 )
  • Wild Water Dome Indoor Waterpark (23.55 )
  • Wilderness Adventure Forest (23.6 )


  • Five Guys (0.71 )
  • Rosati's Pizza (0.71 )
  • Archers BBQ (0.81 )
  • Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina (0.81 )
  • Bistro by the Tracks (0.8 )
  • Gavino's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant (0.79 )
  • Holly's Gourmets Market & Eventful Dining (0.79 )
  • Merelli's Italian Cuisine (0.82 )
  • Subway (0.79 )
  • The Lunchbox (0.8 )


  • Knoxville Downtown Island Airport (DKX) (7.08 )
  • McGhee-Tyson Airport (TYS) (9.34 )

How to Knox

Experience all that Knoxville has to offer - the town that was made for walking. | Learn more.

100% Pet-Friendly

At Red Roof Inn Knoxville Central, "You Stay Happy, Pets Stay Free!" Book now!

Downtown Knoxville

Downtown Knoxville is a place that hums with activity. Festivals, concerts, world-class entertainment, and cultural attractions fill Market Square, the historic Old City, Volunteer Landing and World’s Fair Park year round.

giraffe at zoo

The Zoo & Family Adventure

Explore the many animals featured at the Knoxville Zoo, including African elephants, African lions, giraffes, zebras, otters and more! Just 10.4 miles away. Enjoy other nearby activities like Wilderness Adventure Center, Wild Waterdome Indoor Waterpark, and Soaky Mountain Waterpark while you're here! About 32 miles away.

convention patrons from above

Conventions Nearby

For corporate meetings, consumer shows, special events, flea markets and more, check out the Knoxville Expo Center, just 6.9 miles away. Click here for the calendar of events. For receptions, conferences, balls, exhibitions and more, check out Knoxville Convention Center, just 5.9 miles away.

students at college

Close to Campus

Visit a family member, explore the campus or catch a sporting event at University of Tennessee (5 miles away). Check out Neyland Stadium, home of the Tennessee Volunteers football team, and the Thompson-Boling Arena for sporting events, concerts, graduations, special events. Attending a sporting event while you're here? Save 15% with VP# 618893.


Games at Neyland Stadium

See the Tennessee Volunteers football team at Neyland Stadium this coming season.

golf ball by hole


Fox Den Country Club (13.4 miles) offers great golf, swimming, tennis, fitness, dining, special events and more. The Knoxville Racquet Club (0.7 miles) is the largest tennis, swim and fitness facility in East Tennessee.

Local Healthcare

The UT Medical Center (5.9 miles), Parkwest Medical Center (6.5 miles), and Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center (5 miles) are all dedicated to providing their patients with the highest quality of care.

UT Veterinary Medical Center

At our inn, pets stay free! Do not worry about your pet getting sick or injured while on vacation, the UT Veterinary Medical Center is just 5.1 miles away from our location. Book now!

Grab a Bite!

Less than 2 miles away, you will find a Waffle House, T G I Friday’s, P F Changs, Arby’s and an IHOP. Click here for a list of dining options in Knoxville.

Nearby Shopping

Shop for the latest fashion trends, enjoy a movie or fine cuisine at West Town Mall (3.4 miles away). Click here for a full list of shopping destinations in Knoxville.