Welcome to the Holiday Inn Newport Hotel We're easy to reach, on Exit 435 from I-40 just 45 miles east of Knoxville and 70 miles west of Asheville, NC. If you're touring the Smokies, we're just a 30 minute scenic drive through the foothills to the resort areas of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN. While you're with us, you'll find comfortable, spacious rooms, a varied and tempting menu in Louie's Restaurant, and plenty of opportunity for leisure activity for yourself or the whole family in our beautifully landscaped indoor recreation area featuring an indoor pool, whirlpool, kiddie pool, game room and fitness center. Your meetings, training sessions seminars, banquets, receptions, and other gatherings are our specialty. We can easily accommodate groups of 5 to 350 in our full banquet/meeting facilities. Our business center offers high speed wireless internet access, printer, copier, and fax 24 hours a day. Pamper yourself in the Holiday Styling Salon or in the Holiday Spa. We are sure you will enjoy your visit at the Holiday Inn Newport Hotel. Our Hospitality Promise guarantees it. This hotel is committed to providing accessible facilities under the American Disabilities Act. If your accessibility needs are not met, please contact the Hotel Manager on Duty. Should you require additional information regarding accessible facilities for guests with disabilities, please call 1-800-Holiday (U.S. and Canada) or contact the hotel directly. For the hearing impaired, TDD service is available at 1-800-238-5544 within the U.S. and Canada.