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10 Incredible Airbnbs to Stay at in Nashville

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Updated: 13 October 2017

Instead of spending money on an expensive and boring hotel room, make your trip to Nashville more personal. These Airbnbs are where to stay if you want to experience Music City in a way that feels like you haven’t left home at all.

Private loft apartment in East Nashville

With a private entrance not far from East Nashville’s Five Points area, this studio garage loft apartment is just two miles from downtown. With wood and metal floors, walls and ceilings, the space is rustic and well-insulated. There is an outside deck for enjoying a smoke or breathing in the Nashville air, and a courtyard to use for grilling. Features of the loft include a full kitchen, cable and WiFi, as well as a futon that be used as an additional bed. Nearby restaurants and attractions to explore include Shelby Park, The Post coffee shop, Drifter’s BBQ and the Rosepepper Cantina.

Cost per night: $94

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Downtown loft perfect for a couple’s getaway

This centrally located loft is incredibly quiet and spacious. The building is occupied by residents, but has a coded key pad in the lobby, as well as a coded entry to keep guests safe. The open floor plan features one full bath and one half bath, along with two bedrooms; one upstairs with a king size bed and one downstairs with two twin beds. An outdoor atrium filled with plants can be seen through the large windows, and the sunlight shines in through the skylight. With modern decor and secure WiFi, this unit is the perfect place to enjoy a low-key, relaxing getaway.

Cost per night: $277

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Quaint country loft outside of Nashville

Located outside of Nashville on more than 400 acres of farm land, this loft provides a restful retreat in shabby chic style. With one bedroom and one bathroom, the quaint unit is very private while offering stunning views of the green farm land. The bathroom has a walk-in shower, the bedroom has a king size bed, and there is a full kitchen and laundry room. Several stores and restaurants are just a short drive from the loft, and you can get to downtown Nashville in 30 minutes or less.

Cost per night: $250

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Colorful bungalow near Belmont University

With two bedrooms and one bathroom, this retro-style bungalow can accommodate up to four guests. It’s just four blocks from the trendy 12 South neighborhood and minutes from downtown Nashville. Within walking distance from the unit are several restaurants, a coffee shop, a bus stop and Belmont University. Santa’s Pub and Bar Sovereign are two nearby bars with tasty drinks. Guests can easily find parking on the gravel lot beside the house and the kitchenette is fully stocked with cooking gadgets and tools. The washer and dryer are also available to guests.

Cost per night: $74

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Spacious third floor loft with parking space

On the third floor of the historic Cohen Building is the Cohen Loft. With more than 3,000 square feet, the loft provides guests access to the entire third floor, the building elevator and the street level lobby. There is one parking space in the garage next door. The loft can accommodate up to 12 guests, between the four spacious bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms. The windows are original to the building and should not be opened. During the months of October-March, fireplaces are turned on and can be used.

Cost per night: $455

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Downtown loft with sun room and modern amenities

Located in honky tonk central on Broadway, this one bedroom loft has several amenities to make your stay enjoyable. Hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and a Keurig coffee maker provide the comforts of home, while WiFi and a sun room give visitors a way to sit and relax while watching their favorite Netflix movie or curling up with a good book. With five skylights, nine-foot windows, exposed brick, and granite counter tops, this loft is full of modern and rustic charm. Feel free to DIY your dinner with the pots, pans and cooking utensils provided, and take an afternoon snooze on the oversized sofa. Step outside to experience downtown Nashville in all its glory.

Cost per night: $299

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Secluded Music Row hideaway with contemporary decor

With its Music Row location, this hideaway is sometimes used by songwriters for retreats. The two bedroom, one bathroom unit is within walking distance to Vanderbilt University and the surrounding bars, restaurants and shops. There is private alley access and there are no neighbors, providing guests with a secluded, quiet place to stay. Downtown is less than a 15-minute drive, so visitors can easily explore local attractions like the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Wildhorse Saloon and the Ryman Auditorium. The artsy, colorful decor and contemporary design of the loft make it a creative person’s paradise.

Cost per night: $99

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Hip East Nashville loft with private entrance

With accommodations for up to seven people, this East Nashville loft is within minutes of the Nashville airport and Five Points, and less than 30 minutes to downtown. There is a private entrance that provides access to a great room, loft and bathroom. Freshly renovated, the loft uses natural lighting and Bohemian style decor to make guests feel cozy and comfortable. The unit is located close to a train station, so guests will find earplugs in the armoire if needed.

Cost per night: $109

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Former department store turned loft downtown

Known as the Harvey Loft, this unit pays homage to the Harvey’s Department Store that occupied Church Street from the 1940s through to the 1980s. It was at this location that Fred Harvey St. started his business and it became one of Nashville’s most popular shopping spots. The 880-square-foot loft has 16-foot ceilings and combines modern touches with the original aesthetics of the 130-year-old building. Upon arriving at the loft, guests receive a basket of local goodies, including a book full of recommended sights to see and things to do. There are two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a washer and dryer. A sleeper couch is also available to provide additional seating/sleeping options, and the bathroom is stocked with towels, shampoo and body wash.

Cost per night: $185

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Two bedroom loft with sweeping views of the Cumberland River

Enjoy sweeping views of Riverfront Park, the Cumberland River and Nissan Field from this fourth floor loft downtown. Less than 10 blocks away are many major attractions like the Country Music Hall of Fame, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Lower Broadway and Printers Alley. Most of these places are within walking distance. Up to six guests can occupy the two bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom unit, which has a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room. Coin operated washer and dryers are located in the building.

Cost per night: $277

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