Shower Review Pilot Tennessee Knoxville East
by Mike Simons
View of sink, mirror and soap dispenser from door at Pilot Travel Center east of Knoxville, TN
This is a review of the shower facility at the Pilot Travel Center east of Knoxville, Tennessee. Shower Review Pilot Tennessee Knoxville East.
Mike SimonsCountry where I drive professionally
USAI am a/an
Company DriverName of truck stop and its location (city and state) where the truck stop shower is that I'm reviewing
Pilot Travel Center
Knoxville East, Tennessee
Strawberry Plains Pike
I-40, exit 398Date I used the shower at this truck stop (month, day, year)
06/04/2015How I paid for my shower
Free with minimum fuel purchaseCash price I paid for my shower, rounded to the nearest U.S. dollar, if applicable.How long I waited for this shower
No waitingHow was my shower assigned?
Automatically via kiosk
Shower assignment could be seen on display
Shower assignment announcement could be heardMy shower number
9Did I need to see the attendant and did this person meet my needs quickly?
No, I didn't need to see the attendantSpecial attributes my shower room had
No special attributesHow I rate the cleanliness of my shower room upon arrival
Very clean, as in new/pristineWhat was the level of dust on top of the light fixtures, air vents and fan?
NoneThese were waiting for my use/enjoyment in my shower room upon arrival
Bathmat: clothWhat was the quality of the assigned bath towel(s)?
Thick and thirsty like a beach towel
SoftHow many towel hooks were in the room and where were they?
On the wall behind door
Directly outside shower stallHow was the mirror?
Clean upon arrival
Positioned well for tall and short drivers
A light was over it
Did not fog up during my showerHow was the fan in the room?
Fan worked well and
was adjustableHow was the humidity in the room?
ComfortableHow was the temperature in the room?
Slightly coolDid the electrical outlets in the room work well?
Worked wellHow was the shower designed?
I could turn on the water without getting wet
Shower head was pointed to minimize water splattering outside stall
There was neither a shower door nor a shower curtain
There was a light in the shower and it worked well
I did not feel cramped in the shower stallHow was the shower water temperature and pressure?
Water temperature and water pressure were controlled independently
Water temperature stayed consistent
Water pressure was consistent
Water pressure was just rightWhat were the shower head and spray like?
Shower head was like one used in a home
Shower head was at a good height
Spray width was just right
Spray could pulsate
Spray type could be selected by userWas counter space near or on back of sink adequate?
Yes, it was adequateWas I cramped while sitting on the toilet?
No, I had adequate roomWas the toilet clean (nothing in the bowl and no debris on surface) and did it flush well?
Yes, clean and flushed wellHow was any seat in the room?
The seat was built-in and big enough for an oversized shower bagWas there a blow dryer in the room?
NoWas a manager's 'thank you for your business' letter posted in the room?
NoThe level of mold or mildew in my room (such as on the grout in the shower stall) was
None that I could seeWhat locks or restrictors were on the door?
Door restrictor onlyAnything else noteworthy about my shower experience
Although the shower room was slightly cool, it was in the mid 80s when I arrived. I actually like a cooler shower room!
The waste basket was clean, as though it had been washed. A piece or 2 of candy might be a nice touch for this incredibly busy travel center.How I grade this shower facility and my shower experience (A+ is the best; F- is the worst)?
AWould I recommend this shower facility to other professional truck drivers?
Yes, absolutelyAdditional comments
The fan was pointed directly into the shower itself in this room, so you might not be comfortable with cooler air coming in while you have hot water turned on.