Nashville, Tennessee has an abundance of famous attractions, and there are few better places to visit if you’re a fan of live music. In addition to entertainment and music, the city has it’s own vibrant food scene, prime places to shop, and historical attractions and buildings. Nashville’s hotels are as varied as the number of things to do there, and you’ll find everything from cozy bed and breakfasts to themed resorts.
Here are five of the top hotels in Nashville.
The Hermitage Hotel
One of the most highly esteemed Nashville hotels is The Hermitage Hotel. This 5-star property is set inside an arts building with a history that dates back to 1910, and it’s within walking distance from the Tennessee State Museum and Legislative Plaza. The Hermitage Hotel exudes elegance inside and out, and the architecture itself is a treat to see.
Amenities on-site include a fitness center that’s open 24 hours, five meeting rooms, a grand ballroom, and a spa that offers massages, wraps, scrubs, and other rejuvenating treatments. At Rachel’s Boutique, you’ll find a range of high end gifts, clothing, candles, home goods, chocolates, and more. There’s also a restaurant on the property, Capitol Grille, with a menu that features classic Southern cuisine and The Oak Bar lounge. The latter has one of the most extensive bourbon collections in the city, consisting of 180 different bottles.
Rooms at The Hermitage Hotel have refined, classic decor with fine linens, 42 inch flat screen televisions, iPod docking stations, complimentary WiFi, and nightly turndown service that includes freshly baked pastries. The most luxurious suite is a 2,000 square foot space with its own private wet bar and formal dining area.
Nightly rate: starts at $279
If you’re looking for Nashville hotels in the downtown area, a great pick is Omni Nashville. The 4-star hotel has a distinctive exterior and is actually attached to one of the city’s most visited attractions, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. There’s a wealth of amenities on-site for guests to enjoy, including a fully equipped gym, hot tub and rooftop pool, spa, business center, and 80,000 square feet of event and meeting space.
Dining options include the trendy cafe Bongo Java, a modern bar and lounge called Barlines that features live music every day of the week, a restaurant that serves classic Southern fare called Kitchen Notes, and Bob’s Steak & Chop House, which serves prime cuts of meat in a relaxed setting.
Rooms at Omni Nashville feature chic and sophisticated decor, windows that stretch from floor to ceiling, free WiFi access, 42 inch flat screen televisions, and 24 hour room service. Upgraded suites come with better city views, separate living and dining areas, and large four-poster beds.
Nightly rate: starts at $299
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel is a four-star property that’s located less than two miles from the Country Music Hall of Fame, Vanderbilt University’s Midtown campus, and Nashville’s replica of The Parthenon. Amenities include a large business center, 24,000 square feet of meeting space, a full gym and fitness center, and complimentary local car service.
At the gorgeous and modern Mason Bar, guests can have an artisan cocktail and relax, and Mason’s is Loews’ elegant restaurant that features an authentic Southern style menu. The rooms at the hotel are upscale, chic, and come with free WiFi, iPod docking stations, flat screen televisions, Keurig coffeemakers, and minibars. Upgraded suites have kitchenettes, fireplaces, and separate living area, while club level suites are the most luxurious accommodation. Guests who reserve club level suites receive lounge access and a complimentary breakfast spread.
Nightly rate: starts at $169
Hyatt Place is one of the top Nashville hotels that’s a three-star property. This hotel is located in the city’s downtown area and is a short distance from the Nashville Convention Center, Country Music Hall of Fame, and the Grand Ole Opry.
A complimentary hot breakfast is served to guests, and there’s also a cocktail bar, cafe, and 24 hour convenience market on-site. The market offers a menu that’s available 24/7 and includes favorites such as burgers, flatbreads, chili, and salads. Hyatt Place also has an indoor pool, fully equipped gym, business center, and meeting rooms.
The guest rooms at this hotel have a modern look and feature 42 inch flat screen televisions, sofa beds, spacious bathrooms with deluxe toiletries, complimentary WiFi, coffeemakers, and minifridges. Upgraded suites are larger and have separate living areas.
Nightly rate: starts at $189
Hutton Hotel is a unique 4-star property that’s ideal for visitors to the city who are looking for eco-friendly accommodation. It not only has energy efficient attributes, but it also has its own electric car charging stations. Hutton Hotel is less than one mile from both Music Row and Vanderbilt University.
Some of the amenities and services available at the hotel include meeting and event spaces, a pet concierge for guests who bring their four legged friends along, and a relaxing spa. The spa focuses on delivering therapeutic treatments, traditional and stone massages, wraps, and naturally made scrubs. Guests can enjoy their treatments in one of the spa’s two rooms or opt to be pampered in the privacy of their hotel suite.
In addition to 24 hour room service, guests staying at Hutton Hotel have access to a number of dining options. Java Bar serves coffeehouse drinks and treats, 1808 Bar has specialty bourbon, local draft beers, wine, creative cocktails, and a small plates menu, and 1808 Grille is the hotel’s signature restaurant that offers Southern food with a twist.
The rooms at Hutton Hotel are beautifully decorated, stylish, and have en-suite bathrooms with rain showers, granite tile, and luxury toiletries. Plush beds, 42 inch flat screen televisions with cable and satellite channels, and in-room elliptical machines are also standard. The hotel’s penthouse suites are plush and have private balconies and floor to ceiling windows.
Nightly rate: starts at $200