Graduate Knoxville

1706 Cumberland AvenueKnoxville37916USA
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About Graduate Knoxville

The The Volunteer Hotel is ideally located close to the University of Tennessee.

Comfortable and modern rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with on-demand entertainment, mini-refrigerator, microwave, air-conditioning and black-out curtains.

Keep up your fitness regime in the fitness center or stay connected with business contacts in the on-site business center. The hotel is also family friendly providing cribs and a children’s menu.

The on-site restaurant at the Hilton Garden Inn Knoxville – University, the Garden Grille and Bar serves breakfast and dinner in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  The Pavilion Pantry also has a range of take-out options available.

The hotel is conveniently located near the hip and cool Cumberland Avenue Strip, but for a simpler pace the Great Smoky Mountains are an easy day trip from the hotel. Knoxville's McGhee-Tyson Airport a short 15-minute away.


1706 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN, 37916, USA
Telephone: +1 8654375500 | Fax: +1 8654375501 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Right on Campus

The hotel is practically on the campus of the University of Tennessee, with many previous guests either dropping off or picking up their kids from the University mentioning how easy it was from the hotel.

Wonderful Staff

A significant number of guest reviews all mentioned how wonderful, friendly and courteous the staff were at the hotel. It seems that no problem was too small or too big to receive the attention of the staff, hence their excellent reviews.

Convenient to Downtown

A number of previous guests made comment that the hotel was generally conveniet to downtown Santa Fe, which is a short 5-minute walk away.

Negative Reviews

Sketchy Valet Service

Some guest reviewers did not have a positive experience with the valet service provided by the hotel, with guests experiencing significant delays. A number of previous guests also expressed their frustration with the lack of parking at the hotel.

Rooms a Tight Squeeze

A number of reviewers commented that they were disappointed with the size of the rooms relative to the price paid for the accommodation. It seems from reviews that the small and cramped rooms highlighted housekeeping issues, with a number of former guests noting that the standard of cleanliness was not up to scratch for the DoubleTree brand.

Beware of the Street Noise

Some guest reviewers were consistently disturbed by the street noise outside their rooms and left comments for other travelers who may need a quiet environment to take this into account when booking this hotel.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 839 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
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    8.4 /10
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    8.4 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 839 reviews