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6 Nashville Hotels That Will Strike A Chord With Country Music Lovers

By , August 25th, 2014

If you’re headed to Nashville, we’re bettin’ that you’re a country music fan, aficionado or at least have a deep appreciation for the genre responsible for Nashville’s nickname, Music City. All our favorite Nashville hotels have one thing in common and that is offering guests something special that is unique to their Nashville Music City USA locale.


The Eco-friendly Hall of Fame

Elvis record studio Nashville, TN.Photo by Cliff 1066

The Hutton is greener than most of Tennessee put together–the eco-friendly hotel has hybrid courtesy cars, bamboo flooring, laundry water recycling, and reclaimed wood furnishings among a very long list of other planet-friendly details. The hotel boasts of the most comfortable beds in Nashville, so your stay will qualify as the most comfortable way anyone has ever saved the planet.

Why its the place to stay for country music fans: 

  • A mere mile away is the Country Music Hall Of Fame where you can breath in the air of the RCA Studio B, recording site for royalty like Elvis Presley and the Everly Brothers.
  • The Hall has lots of songwriting sessions and instrument demos too.


Everything is Bigger in Nashville

Gaylord Opryland Resort Hotels Nashville, TN.
Photo from Gaylord Opryland Resort
Grand Ole Opry Nashville TN
Photo by EckhoffExposures

The Gaylord Opryland may be the most outrageous resort outside of Las Vegas–There’s shopping, dozens of restaurants, bars lounges and nightclubs. There’s also boat tours inside the hotel, a tropical forest and a 5-acre atrium. There is so much to see, do and eat on the grounds of the 26th biggest hotel in the world that you may never see the hallowed halls of the Grand Ole Opry, which is too close by to be missed. Start planning your pilgrimage to the mecca of country music.

Why its the place to stay for country music fans: 

  • The resort offers a Night at the Opry package which includes 1 night accommodation at the resort and preferred seat tickets to the Grand Ole Opry.
  • The Grand Ole Opry is a 2 minute drive down the road!


Couple Miles from Music Row

Hampton Inn Hotel Nashville

Nashville musicians at the Bluebird CafePhoto by kfjmiller 

The Hampton Inn & Suites is traditionally furnished and has complimentary hot breakfasts and WIFI in every room, like many Nashville hotels. See here if you’re interested in making it a date!

Why its the place to stay for country music fans: 

  • Just three miles from the world famous Music Row and the Bluebird Cafe, best-known for its for intimate, acoustic performances from people like John Prine,Taylor Swift and Garth Brooks.
  • On any given night, musicians gather to play together with harmony vocals in the center of the room. It’s a truly magical country music experience, down the way from the Hampton Inn.


The Million Dollar Hermitage

Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, TN.Photo by The Hermitage with permission 

The Hermitage Hotel opened in 1910 as Nashville’s first million-dollar hotel and established itself as the home of socialites, entertainers and politicians ever since.The hotel is Tennessee’s only Forbes Five-Star hotel and AAA Five Diamond hotel. Not only will you be rubbing shoulders with local and visiting country music superstars, but you’ll enjoy locally sourced and sustainable veggies and grass-fed beef from their partnership with Double H Farms in Dickson County. You don’t really need to eat anywhere other than the onsite restaurant, the Capitol Grille. Hot tip: Check out the men’s restroom for a historical treat: it’s art deco themed black and teal masterpiece. If that sounds alluring, see here for more information.

Why its the place to stay for country music fans: 

  • You might very well run into one of the many country music stars who stay at the hotel during their Nashville performances


Just passin’ on through Nashville

Uniton Station Hotel in Nashville, TN.
Photo byeagereyes

This stunning hotel in the heart of Nashville opened in 1900 as a railway station that saw characters like Mae West and Al Capone pass through–on trains of course! Today you can stay at the sumptuous Romanesque landmark the Union Station Hotel and enjoy the 65 foot lobby ceiling with stained glass and gold leaf, the marble floors, limestone fireplaces and oak accents.

Why its the place to stay for country music fans: 

  • The boutique hotel is right in downtown Music City, just a couple blocks away from Music Row, home to future Country music superstars busking on the street.
  • It’s also really close to the Ryman Auditorium, where they play once they make it!


Historic Speakeasy Feel

Indigo Boutique Hotel Nashville, TN. Photo by Great American Country

The live music in the speakeasy inspired lobby every night will have you tappin’ your feet to the rhythm before you even check into your room in the Indigo Nashville, housed in the historic American Trust and Nashville Buildings. The Indigo is actually just a few minutes away from the Entertainment district in Nashville, where you’ll find all the best music. You’ll be able to search entertainment listing from the comfort of your bed since there is free WIFI in every room!

Why its the place to stay for country music fans: 

  • Live local musicians play in the lobby every night–you don’t even need to leave the hotel to feel like you’re in Nashville.

Featured image courtesy of Joshua Ness, Unsplash