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Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites

7260 Saddlerack Street, Knoxville, TN 37914-9575
Phone: +1 865-544-7737   |   Fax: 865/251-0041   |   64 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Enjoy a delightful stay this Knoxville hotel, just minutes from downtown Knoxville, University of Tennessee and the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg/Great Smoky Mountains Resort area.

The Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites is conveniently located minutes away from attractions in downtown Knoxville such as the Knoxville Zoo, the University of Tennessee and the Knoxville Convention Center. Hotel guests can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities at the Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Hotel guests can also indulge in fun-filled attractions at nearby Pigeon Forge and the Dollywood Amusement Park.

The Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites caters to both business and leisure travelers. The hotel offers an efficient business center with meeting facilities and conference services. Each guest room includes free high-speed Internet access, a refrigerator and microwave. Other hotel amenities include a complimentary full hot breakfast which includes eggs, fresh waffles, sausage links and much more. We also have a beautiful indoor pool, spa and fitness room.

For exceptional service while traveling, make a reservation today at the Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites in Knoxville, Tennessee!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary full breakfast Hot Breakfast Buffet including, Fresh Waffles, Sausage Links, Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits w/ gravy, Danishes, Muffins, Four Cereals, Two Juices & Much More
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Exercise facility, Open from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Hot tub
  • Elevator
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Parking for physically challenged
  • Safe deposit box, At front desk
  • Meeting facilities 25 persons max
  • Fax services , outgoing fax, nominal fee
  • Computer available
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Conference services
  • Photocopy services
  • Printer available
  • Dataports
  • Rowing machine
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check out
  • Air-conditioning
  • Gift shop or newsstand Open 24 Hours
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Well-lit parking lot
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Business center
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Catering
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Mail services
  • Stair stepper
  • Sunbathing Outdoor patio
  • Cable or Satellite TV
  • Video Billing, Free Movie Library
  • Video Rental
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Guest Laundry, Fee 1.50
  • Hearing impaired services TDD Phone, Hearing impaired Kit
  • Physically challenged facilities Automatic Front Doors, Elevators
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Free wireless internet access in public areas, and all guest rooms

Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western plus strawberry inn & suites 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: 35.999409  /  Latitude: -83.774134


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. Take Interstate 75 south to Interstate 640 east. From Interstate 640 east, go to Interstate 40 east. Exit 398 Strawberry Plains exit. Take a right turn, then the first traffic light (Region Lane) turn left. Then the first right onto Shumard Avenue to the Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites.

From: The south. Take Interstate 75 north to Interstate 40 east. Exit 398 Strawberry Plains Pike exit. Take a right turn and at the first traffic light (Region Lane) turn left and then the first right onto Shumard Avenue to the Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites.

From: The east. Take Interstate 40 west exit 398 Strawberry Plains Pike. Take a left turn. Then at the second traffic light (Region Lane) turn left. Then the first right onto Shumard Avenue to the Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites.

From: The west. Take Interstate 40 East exit 398 Strawberry Plains Pike. Take a right turn. Then at the first traffic light (Region Lane) turn left. Then the first right onto Shumard Avenue to the Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites.

Best Western Plus Strawberry Inn & Suites

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, 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 Festival held in August, while park rangers lead ghoulish night hikes during the Halloween season.

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area

One of Tennessee's most scenic parks, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is a hub of historical landmarks and outdoor activities.

Stretched across 125,000 acres on 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 – leading 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 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 for football, golf, baseball, basketball, and 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.

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

Tennessee's 53rd state park, the Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park is located in eastern Tennessee, just north of Knoxville. Cumberland Trail State Park features 150 miles of trail ready for exploration. Hikers trek the Tennessee River Gorge Segment in Prentice Cooper State Forest, and the Grassy Cove Segment on Black and Brady Mountain – among others.

Once the Cumberland Trail is completed, it will extend to 300 miles and pass through 11 Tennessee counties. The trail follows sections of the Cumberland Mountains, so be sure to bring your camera for the only "linear park" in Tennessee.

Knoxville Visitor's Center

TN Attractions


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 travelers 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, shopping, and music venues in town.

The information desk is staffed with folks ready to show what southern hospitality is all about, and help you navigate Marble City.

Lindsey Nelson Stadium

The state of Tennessee is known for it's wide-reaching array of attractions. From the early American history to the legendary music-themed sites, you'll rarely ever be without something exciting to do. You can keep that trend alive during your next stay in Knoxville – head for Lindsey Nelson Stadium to watch the UT Volunteers play baseball. 

Found on the souther ridge of the University of Tennessee campus, the Lindsey Nelson Stadium is a 4,283-seat baseball stadium – though locals will have you know the record attendance was 5,086. The Lindsey Nelson Stadium opened in 1993, and was renovated in 2010. It's named in honor of broadcasting legend and UT alum Lindsey Nelson.

McGhee Tyson Airport

Those looking to travel in the KnoxvilleTennessee area have a wonderful option outside of the city. Head 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.

Neyland Stadium

While there are many premier and must-see attractions found throughout Tennessee, it's easy to argue one of the most desirable tickets in the land is Neyland Stadium. Head for eastern TN and stay in the charming and beautiful Knoxville, home of the Neyland Stadium, for exciting University of Tennessee football. 

Opened in 1921, Neyland Stadium seats an impressive 102,455 fans after its most recent expansion in 2010. Originally known as Shields-Watkins Field, Neyland Stadium (pronounced Nee-Land) hosts all of the UT home football games. The UT football seasons kicks off each year in September and plays through the end of November.

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, the Tennessee Theatre opened its doors on October 1, 1928 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The theatre is home to the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra as well as the Knoxville Opera, plus movie screenings, concerts, and more performing arts. Over the years the theatre has undergone restorations and updates to equipment, as well as the building itself.

Known by many as "Knoxville's Grand Entertainment Palace," the theatre has been the premier place for entertainment since the late 1920s. 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.

Thompson-Boling Arena

There will always be much to see and do during any visit to Tennessee. Plan your next trip to Knoxville and make it a point to check out the Thompson-Boling Arena. This multi-use venue is home to the University of Tennessee Volunteers men's and women's basketball, and the UT women's volleyball team.

You can find the Thompson-Boling Arena on the UT campus overlooking the impressive Tennessee River. Originally opened in 1987, the Thompson-Boling Arena was renovated in 2007, seats a maximum of 21,678, features a hardwood court and playing surface. This venue also hosts other events like concerts and professional wrestling. 

University of Tennessee

Tennessee University

University of Tennessee Campus

Established in 1794, the University of Tennessee is the flagship school of the University of Tennessee System.

As you travel through eastern Tennessee, head for Knoxville and plan on exploring the nearly 560-acre campus. You'll find UT – as it's commonly referred – in between the Lee Highway and the Tennessee River.

Sporting their famous orange and white colors, the University of Tennessee fields 18 varsity-level teams across several different sports.

The UT Volunteers football team plays home games at Neyland Stadium, the Volunteers basketball teams play at the Thompson-Boling Arena, and the Volunteers baseball team plays at Lindsey Nelson Stadium

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Make your way to Knoxville and check out one of the area's premier sports-related attractions – the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. You can find this impressive destination near downtown Knoxville, only minutes from the University of Tennessee campus, along the James White Parkway and Hall of Fame Drive. 

Opened in 1999, the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame honors both men and women who've in major ways contributed to the sport of women's basketball. Former University of Tennessee Lady Vols head coach Pat Summit was part of the inaugural class inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Ramsey House Plantation
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Knoxville Zoo
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Tennessee Vallley of Authority
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Chilhowee Park
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Neyland Stadium
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Womens Basketball Hall of fame
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Bass Pro Outlet
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Thompson Bowling Arena
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Blount Mansion
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Knoxville Convention Center
  • 10.00 mile(s) from World's Fair Park
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Douglas Lake
  • 16.00 mile(s) from East Tenn Historic Museum
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Museum of Appalachia
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Dollywood, music, entertainment , crafts, attractions and rides.
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Dollywood's Splash Country
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Pigeon Forge
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Gatlinburg
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Great Smoky National Park
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Bristol Race Track
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Tennessee TV
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Home Depot
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Lowes
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Carmike Cinemas
  • 6.00 mile(s) fron Knoxville Center Mall
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Walmart
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Target
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Circuit City
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Bed Bath and Beyond
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Regal Cinemas
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Five Oaks Outlet Stores
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Bass Pro Shop

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 1.00 mile(s) from health club Outdoor patio
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Golf
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Neyland Football Stadium, University of Tn Football
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Thompson Bowling Arena
  • 8.00 mile(s) from basketball court
  • 8.00 mile(s) from sailing/boating
  • 9.00 mile(s) from jet skiing
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Fishing, Douglas Lake
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Skiing, Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Hiking, Great Smoky Mountains

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Puleo's Grill, full service, pacific rim, open for: lunch, dinner, lounge, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • .25 mile(s) from Aubrey's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, lounge 11:00am to 10:00 p.m.
  • Adjacent to Kentucky Fried Chicken, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Cracker Barrel, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Taco Bell, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Krystal, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse, full service, American, open for: dinner, 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Golden Wok, buffet, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.25 mile(s) from McDonalds®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 24-hours
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Arbys, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner

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