Best Western


420 N Peters Road, Knoxville, TN 37922-2332
Phone: 865/539-0058   |   Fax: 865/539-4887   |   95 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Everyone should check the Great Smoky Mountains off their bucket list, and we make it a little easier at our Knoxville hotel with luxury bedding and competitive prices.

Whether you’re here for an event at the University of Tennessee or in town to discover the beauty of the Smokies, you deserve a Knoxville hotel with a great location and true southern hospitality. From the events at Neyland Stadium to the Turkey Creek Shopping Center, there’s something for the whole family, whether someone’s an outdoor lover or prefers a day of shopping to hiking.

We offer a spacious room size perfect for families or guests who prefer a little more space. Just ten minutes from downtown Knoxville and with easy access to restaurants and attractions, we’re conveniently located but still far enough away from the hustle and bustle of downtown so that guests can relax. With easy on/off interstate access, our Knoxville hotel puts the comfort of guests first.

University of Tennessee football is a big reason why many of our guests choose our Knoxville hotel. However, the Knoxville Zoo is a must when visiting the area. From the head of the Tennessee River to outdoor Knoxville where hiking trails, kayaking and biking reign supreme, the possibilities are endless.

Business travelers often choose our Knoxville hotel because of the convenience and quiet rooms. Some of our frequent guests include employees of Oak Ridge National Labs, the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DOD), Scripps, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and Jewelry Television. Even if you’re here for business, it’s easy to squeeze in some time for a visit to the Alex Haley Farm, the Museum of Appalachia, or the Mabry Hazen House.

Plan a trip to the American Museum of Science and Energy, East Tennessee Historical Society, take in a women’s basketball game or visit James White’s Fort. The history and culture is rich here.

Reserve your BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Bluff Inn room today!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, waffles, bisuits, gravy, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool, saltwater pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ice/vending machines, available on each floor
  • Express check out
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Catering
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Interior corridor
  • Exercise facility, 24-hour complimentary on-site cardio and weight center. In addition, we partner with Rush Fitness Complex for offsite facilities
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish, Hindi)
  • Guest laundry, available 24-hours for a nominal fee
  • Laundromat, available 24-hours
  • Express check in
  • Business center, complimentary available 24-hours with color printer
  • Printer available
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Dataports
  • Shipping
  • Equipment rental
  • Copies, faxes, postal service drop-off
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Cancel policy information for groups: A separate cancel policy may apply to reservations reserved under a group discount rate.
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary health club privileges
  • Bus parking
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Power converters for international guests


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Conveniently located, the best western plus cedar bluff inn in Knoxville, Tennessee is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 35.914865  /  Latitude: -84.100635


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: I-75N/ I-40E. Take Exit 378, Cedar Bluff Road, turn right at end of exit onto Cedar Bluff Road, turn right at first light onto North Peters Road, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Bluff Inn is located approximately one mile on the right.

From: I-75S/ I-40W. Take Exit 378A, Cedar Bluff Road, turn left at light, traveling under the interstate, onto Cedar Bluff Road, at second light turn right onto North Peters Road, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Cedar Bluff Inn is located approximately one mile on the right.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Big Ridge State Park

Located in the Appalachian Ridge and Valley Range, just north of Knoxville, Big Ridge State Park gets its name from inhabiting a topography of narrow ridges flanked by stream valleys. Many travelers come for the recreational opportunities of Big Ridge Lake and Norris Lake. Others like to explore the 15 miles of hiking trails spanning the 3,687 acres of this eastern Tennessee park.

Lush hollows, lakeshores, dry ridges, and remains of early settlements, including the Norton Gristmill, exist with the sandy beaches, picnic areas, and boat launches to provide a smorgasbord of recreation and natural beauty. Festival-minded folks enjoy the annual Easter egg hunt and bluegrass music festival held in August, while park rangers lead ghoulish night hikes during the Halloween season.

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

One of Tennessee's foremost scenic parks, the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is a hub of historical landmarks and outdoor activities. Stretched across 125,000 acres in eastern Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau, the park offers four season outdoor activities, and shelters the historical Blue Heron Mining Community which can be reached with the Big Fork South Scenic Railway.

World class whitewater kayaking and canoeing await on the namesake Big South Fork of the Cumberland River. Scenic views of the surrounding mountains can be seen from more than 150 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback trails, which lead to landmarks like Angel Falls, Twin Arches, Needle Arch, and Slave Falls. Special events are also commonly held, from star gazing to kids' activities at the park's two visitors centers. The park is located north of Knoxville and Crossville.

Carson-Newman University

Established in 1851, Carson-Newman University is a private institution found in Jefferson City. A short drive from Knoxville, Carson-Newman University is a well-regarded school in eastern Tennessee. Originally known as the Mossy Creek Missionary Baptist Seminary, Carson-Newman University offers students degrees in 90 different programs. 

In collegiate sports, the Carson-Newman Eagles participate in the South Atlantic Conference in sports like football, golf, baseball, basketball, and even tennis. Check out Roy Harmon Field at Burke-Tarr Stadium for Eagles' football games, while the McCown Soccer Field hosts men's and women's soccer matches. One of the more notable alumni members is Chris Marion, a member of the rock band Little River Band. 

East Tennessee History Center

Operated by the East Tennessee Historical Society, the East Tennessee History Center features the Museum of East Tennessee History – open daily in the Tennessee city of Knoxville. The center is also home to the McClung Historical Collection and the Knox County Archives.

Permanent exhibits include “The East Tennessee Streetscape” and “Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee” – showcasing the Cherokee Indians, Tennessee’s frontier days, Civil War, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, emergence of country music, and the Civil Rights movements.

Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park

The Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park was created in 1998 as the 53rd state park in Tennessee. The park's 150 miles of trails are ready for exploration by foot. Hikers will pass through the Tennessee River Gorge Segment in Prentice Cooper State Forest and the Grassy Cove Segment on Black and Brady Mountain, among others. Once the trail is completed, it will extend to 300 miles and pass through 11 Tennessee counties.

The trail follows sections of the Cumberland Mountains that were once as high as the Rocky Mountains. Bring your camera to capture this beautiful area in the only "linear park" in Tennessee. Travel to Knoxville for a wonderful night's rest with Best Western hotels.

Knoxville Visitor's Center

Located in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, the Knoxville Visitor’s Center is a hub of information, entertainment and art. Knoxville Visitor’s Center allows visitors a peek into the culture of the city with its own live music, recording studio and gift shop featuring unique gifts found only in Knoxville. Maps, brochures and free parking are available to assist travels on their way through the city’s many attractions.

If you are new to the Knoxville area or just passing through for the first time, the Visitor’s Center is the perfect place to stop for recommendations on local restaurants, shops and live music venues in town. The information desk inside is staffed with folks ready to show what southern hospitality is all about and help you on your way.

McGhee Tyson Airport

Those looking to travel in the Knoxville area have a wonderful option outside of the city. Travel south to Alcoa, to find the McGhee Tyson Airport, located west of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The airport, named in honor of Charles McGhee Tyson, has provided aviation services for the area, since 1927. This joint civil-military airport is the home base for the McGhee Tyson Air National Guard, for the 134th Air Refueling Wing. The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center is also located on the Air Force Base.

Daily commercial flights are available via seven commercial airlines, to many major U.S. cities including Orlando, Denver, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Detroit, Memphis, Fort Lauderdale and New York. General aviation services are provided by TAC Air, the airport's fixed base operator. While in Tennessee, stay close to the airport in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy a wonderful night's rest.

Obed Wild & Scenic River

Set along the Cumberland Plateau, the Obed Wild & Scenic River is located in eastern Tennessee – just northwest of Knoxville. Found between Interstate 40 and I-75, the Obed offers paddling, rock climbing, hiking, and bird watching.

Hikers at Obed enjoy Point Trail, Lilly Bluff Overlook Trail, Lilly Bridge Trail, Lilly Boulder Trail, and the Emory River Nature Trail. The Obed Wild & Scenic River Visitor Center is open daily in downtown Wartburg, and features exhibits, interpretive programs, and a bookstore.

Rhythm N Blooms Fest

A commemoration to American roots music, the annual Rhythm N’ Blooms Fest is held each spring in downtown Knoxville. Rhythm N’ Blooms Fest is held on the Bill Lyons Stage, the Square Room, Tennessee Theatre, the Knoxville Botanical Garden & Arboretum, and several locations in Knoxville.

Part of the yearly Dogwood Arts Festival – another spring Tennessee festival – the Rhythm N’ Blooms Fest features country, blues, jazz, rock, bluegrass, and folk musicians. Don’t miss other festival features like workshops, autograph sessions, and great food and shopping.


Sunsphere World's Fair Park

Sunsphere, Knoxville

Constructed for the 1982 World's Fair, the Sunsphere is an iconic observation tower set in central Knoxville.

Found in eastern Tennessee, this 266-foot structure is located in World's Fair Park – open from 6 a.m. to midnight – along with the Tennessee Amphitheater.

Knoxville visitors need reach the Sunsphere's Observation Deck on the fourth level, or try dinner at the Icon Ultra Lounge on the fifth level. The observation deck is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. from April through October, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. November to March.

After the Sunsphere, don’t miss the World's Fair Park attractions like the Court of Flags Fountains, the Sergei Rachmaninoff Walk, or grab a seat on the Festival Lawn.

Tennessee Theatre

The official state theatre of Tennessee, Tennessee Theatre opened its doors on October 1, 1928. The Theatre is home to the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra as well as the Knoxville Opera. Over the years the Theatre has undergone restorations and updates to equipment as well as the building itself. It has served many purposes, which include movies, concerts, symphonies and orchestras.

Known by many as "Knoxville's Grand Entertainment Palace", the theatre has been the premier place for entertainment since the late 1920’s. In 1982 the Tennessee Theatre was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Theatre features the original Mighty Wurlitzer organ, a cornerstone of the theatre since its grand opening in 1928. The Wurlitzer has since been disassembled and restored by hand and re-installed in the theatre as part of its renovation to restore the entire theatre to its original glamour. To this day guests can still experience the thrill of going to the theatre to view big name concerts, movies and other forms of artistic expression.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 10.00 mile(s) from University of Tennessee and downtown
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Knoxville Convention CTR
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Old City of Knoxville
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Knoxville Zoo
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Museum of Atomic Energy
  • 22.00 mile(s) from Confederate Cemetery
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Smoky Mountain National Park
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Ripley Aquarium
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Dollywood, and Pigeon Forge
  • 3.00 mile(s) from West Town Mall, Knoxville

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Oak Ridge, the "Secret City"
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Gatlinburg
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Pigeon Forge
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Cherokee, NC
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Bristol
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Ashville, NC

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.2.00 mile(s) from movie theater
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Dead Horse Lake, golfing
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Willow Creek, golfing
  • 6.00 mile(s) from US Cellular Soccer Complex
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Gettysvue, golfing
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Lakeshore Park
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Icearium Hockey
  • 50.00 mile(s) from skiing

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.10 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse, full service, steak house, open for: dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Carrabbas, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Parkside Tavern, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Applebee's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Pulio's Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Sonny's BB, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Famous Dave's BBQ, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Cracker Barrel, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Peerless, bar/lounge, steak house, open for: dinner, serves steak and seafood
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Wasibi Japanese, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Knoxville. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

April 2014

April 9-27, 2014
Dogwood Trails, Open Gardens Wander down trails through gardens that display the beautiful Dogwood trees and flowers of the region. During daylight hours.

May 2014

May 17, 2014
International Biscuit Festival

Over 200,000 people are expected to join Knoxville in celebrating its annaul International Biscuit Festival. The streets will be lined with the region's best biscuit vendors for a day of sampling, music, entertainemtnm, and fun. The bake-offs start at 9 A.M. on Knoxville's Market Street.

May 10 - 17, 2014
Tennessee Strawberry Festival

Dayton hosts the Tennessee Strawberry Festival, a celebration of agriculture, food, and tight-knit community values. Carnivals, pie baking contests, craft vendors, food vendors, and much more line the streets of Dayton. Stay in Dayton, you can't miss it.

May 2-4, 2014
Tennessee Miracle Classic This annual basketball tournament takes place at eight different gyms around the Jefferson and Morristown area. Come on out and support the athletes. Game times vary.

June 2014

June 6 - 14, 2014
Riverbend Festival

Chattanooga's  nine day music festival is one experience that's hard to beat. Cap off your summer with world class entertainment in bluegrass, classic rock, country, urban, jam bands and more all while strolling along the waterfront. Performances generally start at 5 P.M. on the 21st Century Waterfront.

June 20-21, 2014
Moonshine Rod Run Bring your classic hot rod on out to City Park in Newport for this fun event. There will be fun, music, and giveaways. The fun begins at 4 p.m. on Friday.

July 2014

July 12, 2014
Knoxville Trade Day Experience the Knoxville area's antiques show at the Jacob Building at Chilhowee Park. Doors open at 8 a.m.

October 2014

October 24-26, 2014
Mountain Makins Festival Come on out to the Rose Center in Morristown for this family fun event full of live music, storytelling, food, and dancing. Event times vary.
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