Dave Newman

Music City Plays On

Music City isn’t just about honky-tonks these days. Go to the Grand Ole Opry, but then check out Third Man Records, Jack White’s record shop and music venue. For a taste of Nashville’s new-meets-old vibe, sneak away to Patterson House, a speakeasy-style bar ideal for sipping an Old-Fashioned.

Where to Stay

Hotel Indigo Nashville
Hotel Indigo Nashville

Hotel Indigo Nashville

Guests arriving to the Hotel Indigo Nashville enter through their printer-themed lobby and speakeasy-inspired lounge. Located in the heart of Music City, the hotel is located just minutes away from the Entertainment District, Ryman Auditorium, LP Field (home to NFL’s Tennessee Titans) and Printer’s Alley where they can listen to the best in live music. 960 1280

Hotel Indigo  

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel

Located across from Vanderbilt University in the West End neighborhood, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel is the only AAA 4-Diamond hotel in Tennessee for more than 28 consecutive years. It has 340 guest rooms, 14 suites, an exclusive club lounge and a fitness center. Eat a traditional Southern dish with classic French techniques at Mason’s restaurant, or grab a drink at Mason’s Bar, where guests can choose from an extensive selection of Tennessee whiskey, bourbon and moonshine. 960 1280

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville  

Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel

Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel

Located 3 blocks from the Convention Center, the Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel is a great place for business travelers to stay while visiting for a conference. The luxurious, 980-square-foot Presidential Suite has spectacular views of the city; spacious living and dining room areas; and complimentary breakfast, evening hors d’ oeuvres and a nice selection of beverages. In addition, the hotel is pet-friendly. 960 1280

Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel  

Union Station Hotel

Union Station Hotel

Stay at the Union Station Hotel, a restored, 100-year-old train station. This 125-room boutique hotel is conveniently located downtown, close to businesses, entertainment venues, and Vanderbilt and Belmont university campuses. The Station Master Suite (pictured) is a 1-bedroom suite that features amenities such as a king bed and marble bathroom. 960 1280

Union Station Hotel  

Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Downtown

Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Downtown

The Courtyard Nashville Downtown features a state-of-the-art lobby with flexible spaces to work or relax, free Wi-Fi, a business library, and access to news, weather and airport conditions via the hotels GoBoard. Grab a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant, The Bistro, before you head out to visit nearby landmarks like the Grand Ole Opry. 960 1280

Marriott International  

Hotel Preston

Hotel Preston

Relax in a comfortable King Executive Room (pictured) at the Hotel Preston. Enjoy luxe amenities including an outdoor pool, pet-friendly rooms, in-room organic coffee and tea, and yes, even a menu to choose the perfect pillow for your bed. A lava lamp, good book, art kit and rubber ducky are available upon request at the front desk. 960 1280

Hotel Preston  

Hilton Nashville Downtown

Hilton Nashville Downtown

In February 2014, the Hilton Nashville Downtown completed the first phase of a major, multi-million dollar renovation, which included the new Executive Lounge. Guests can sip on a glass of wine listed on the hotel’s international wine list and pair it with delicious hors d’oeuvres served in the new lounge, which features window walls and a fireplace. We recommend visiting the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum located only one block from the hotel. 960 1280

Hilton Nashville Downtown  

Gaylord Opryland Resort

Gaylord Opryland Resort

With shops, restaurants, a fitness center, 9 acres of indoor gardens, a river, cascading waterfalls, 2 pools and a 20,000-square-foot spa all under one climate-controlled roof, why would any guest leave the Gaylord Opryland Resort? 960 1280

Gaylord Hotels  

Aloft Nashville West End

Aloft Nashville West End

Aloft Nashville West End is located on Music Row in the heart of Tennessee’s music scene. It’s a great place to stay if you’re visiting nearby Vanderbilt University. This hotel features a hip lounge and the chic W XYZ Bar that has fun theme nights each week. Guest choosing to participate in the hotel’s green initiatives program will receive a $5 voucher to the gourmet eatery, re: fuel, or 500 Starwood Preferred Guest Starpoints each night housekeeping is declined during their stay. 960 1280

Aloft Nashville West End  

Hutton Hotel

Hutton Hotel

Welcome to green hospitality! With a long list of eco-friendly amenities -- including its renewable bamboo flooring and furnishings -- Hutton Hotel is Nashville’s greenest hotel according to the Tennessee Hospitality Association for Green Initiatives. Some rooms have elliptical machines (Cardio King) or meeting areas large enough for small meetings (Forum Room). Hutton Hotel also has 2 penthouse apartments (pictured) with several exclusive amenities, including a private balcony with panoramic views of the city. 960 1280

Hutton Hotel  

Renaissance Nashville Hotel

Renaissance Nashville Hotel

The Renaissance Nashville Hotel features a fitness center, an indoor heated pool, a whirlpool and 2 on-site restaurants that serve American faire. With 649 rooms and 24 suites, this moderately-priced hotel is located near tourist attractions like Frist Center for Visual Arts, The Nashville Symphony, Main Street Live and Percy Warner Park. 960 1280

Renaissance Nashville Hotel  

Hermitage Hotel

Hermitage Hotel

Opened in 1910, The Hermitage Hotel is the only Forbes 5 Star and AAA 5-Diamond hotel in Tennessee. We recommend checking out this hotel’s specials like the Suite Heart Package, a package that includes champagne and strawberries upon the guests’ arrival and a romantic rose petal turndown service. In addition to their spacious marble bathrooms, many of the rooms have great views of the State Capitol building and downtown Nashville. Take an afternoon break and head to the lobby to enjoy cider or fresh-squeezed lemonade and cookies. 960 1280

Hermitage Hotel  

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