Quality Inn East is ideally located on I-40, off Exit 398-Strawberry Plains Pike, and is just 8 miles from the downtown area. This hotel is 25 miles from Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, McGhee Tyson Airport and is convenient to a wide variety of popular attractions like the Knoxville Zoo, World's Fair Park, Dollywood theme park and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The University of Tennessee is minutes away. Ruby Tuesday is walking distance from the hotel. Also enjoy your stay with fantastic hotel amenities like free deluxe continental breakfast including hot waffles, free Internet and local phone calls, fitness center, computer center and relax in our outdoor pool. Credit Card required for incidentals at check-in.