Visitors to Knoxville visitors now have another option for downtown lodging.
   
The Tennessean Hotel held its grand opening ceremony on Tuesday. It's located at 531 Henley Street in Knoxville, right next to the Holiday Inn and across from the Knoxville Convention Center and the Sunsphere.

The hotel features 82 hotel rooms and 12 condos. Room rates start at $230 a night.

The building used to serve as administrative offices for the State.