Editor picks: Hotels near University of Tennessee, Knoxville

by Alexander Castro  |  Published January 11, 2017

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee existed before Tennessee was officially a state. As such it’s among the oldest public universities in the United States, serving more than 21,000 undergraduate students. The Volunteers, the University’s Division I sports teams, are often top-performers in NCAA’s Southeastern Conference. Dubbed for their native state’s nickname, the Volunteers (or “Vols”) have a fervent following in Knoxville.

Whether you’re coming to see some football, visit your kid in college, or receive care at the University Medical Center, here are some highly-rated cheap hotels that don’t sacrifice quality for affordability.

Looking for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga? Read our coverage of Chattanooga’s best hotels here.