Now offering FREE High-Speed Internet Access in ALL rooms. The La Quinta Inn-Knoxville West is fifteen minutes west of downtown Knoxville. Convenient highway access makes it an easy drive to area attractions like the Knoxville Zoo, the Convention Center, Granddaddy Dogwood Trail, and the Celebration Station. There are lots of great restaurants nearby and shopping at West Town Mall. Reach the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg and Dollywood in under an hour.