Area Attractions

When you’re staying in the center of Knoxville at Hyatt Place Knoxville / Downtown, you’re moments away from the area’s must-see spots. Start your adventure with the bars and eateries lining South Gay Street, then continue outward to destinations like the Knoxville Zoo and World's Fair Park.

Hyatt Place Knoxville / Downtown

530 South Gay St
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37902



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Local Food + Drink

Café 4

Stop by this Market Square standby for a Southern-inspired brunch featuring mac and cheese and handcrafted cocktails

Downtown Grill and Brewery

Grab a seat at the mahogany and copper bar before ordering complex craft beers and dishes ranging from shrimp tacos to pasta


With a focus on the cuisine of the Emilia-Romagna region, this Italian restaurant creates simple, elegantly plated renditions of classics dishes, such as fusilli carbonara.

J.C. Holdway

A 2013 James Beard Award winner, Chef Joseph Lenn uses wood-fired techniques and an old-world knowledge to create upscale Southern meals that draw on the traditions of rural Appalachia.

Local Attractions

Bijou Theatre

This historic theater, dating back to 1909, is known for its excellent acoustics and impressive bookings.

Blount Mansion

Constructed in 1792, this National Historic Landmark was home to William Blount, a signer of the United States Constitution.


One of the biggest tourist attractions in Tennessee, Dollywood showcases area crafts and music alongside rollercoasters and a full-size steam train.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

This popular national park covers 522,419 acres of mountainous terrain and is part of the Appalachian Trail.

Tennessee Theatre

0.1 MILES AWAYles away from the hotel
Located across the street from Hyatt Place Knoxville / Downtown, the Tennessee Theatre is a restored 1920s-era movie palace that hosts famous comics, rock bands, and film screenings.