Where to Stay in Nashville, Tennessee

There's no shortage of accommodation options in Nashville
There's no shortage of accommodation options in Nashville | © Mike Fox / Unsplash
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4 November 2020

There is certainly no shortage of accommodation options in the capital of Tennessee. You might choose to experience the downtown side of Nashville, or have an off-the-beaten-track B&B adventure. Either way, the South’s history and hospitality are evident at every location.

Hermitage Hotel

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The five-star Hermitage Hotel, which has hosted both John F Kennedy and Franklin D Roosevelt, has been around for over a century, and offers tasteful, comfortable rooms featuring vintage wallpaper and wooden headboards. Located in downtown Nashville, the Hermitage is a great mix of traditional styling and the fun of being right at the heart of the city’s nightlife action.

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Hutton Hotel

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The Hutton Hotel is one of Nashville’s most modern hotels, and it’s dedicated to helping the environment with moves such as eliminating all incandescent lights from the hotel. Keeping up with the times, the Hutton’s rooms offer modern decor and features such as flat-screen televisions and opulent bathrooms. Located near Vanderbilt University and the city’s famous music hubs, the Hutton is the place for a modern stay complemented with historical and nightlife activities.

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Union Station Hotel

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Union Station Hotel is a historic landmark located in an old railroad station that was remodeled in the late ’80s to become one of downtown Nashville’s best hotels. The building’s gothic architecture is in stark contrast to the modern yet cozy interior. There’s the sense of the past here, while staying (and sleeping) in the present; another reminder of the present is all the trendy restaurants and shops of Nashville that are close at hand.

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Hotel Indigo Downtown

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A boutique hotel, Hotel Indigo is located in the downtown area. It’s a uniquely decorated hotel with each room dressed up differently. Hotel Indigo is located in the historic district of Printer’s Alley where you’ll also find a great range of bars, restaurants and shops. It occupies a former bank, and remnants of the past are infused within the modern design.
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Big Bungalow Bed and Breakfast

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Another B&B located near downtown Nashville, Big Bungalow is a prime alternative to a hotel. Its decor offers a homey aesthetic and with just three bedrooms, this is a low-scale travel option. The Big Bungalow innkeepers are dedicated to accommodating their guests with meal and activity planning. Serving a communal breakfast every morning for each guest, this B&B is community-oriented and ensures a genuine Nashville stay.

The Aberdeen Inn

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The Aberdeen Inn is one of those places that offers freshly baked cookies upon arrival. Sometimes that’s overwhelming, but the Aberdeen Inn does it right. Being an unassuming bed and breakfast right outside Nashville, the six-bedroom mansion offers a higher-scale home experience. A full breakfast is provided, along with excellent service from the innkeepers. Fulfilling the Southern home stereotype, the Aberdeen Inn also has a fully functioning parlor room.

Moonshine Hill Inn

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Roughly 25mi outside of Nashville, the Moonshine Hill Inn is a cottage getaway that is tasteful and humble with log cabin decor. Each room has wooden floors, walls and bed frames, while the paisley tablecloths and bed sheets remind you that you’re in the South. Offering all home-made meals, the Moonshine Hill Inn is the quaint bed and breakfast to choose for a humble cottage stay.

The Timothy Demonbreun House

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The Timothy Demonbreun House is a renowned B&B located in the Woodland in Waverly historic district. Dedicated to fine service and Southern comfort, this B&B offers rooms with brick fireplaces and wooden floors. The breakfasts on offer here are the Timothy Demonbreun House’s strongest suit. With classic breakfast options such as eggs benedict and make-your-own waffles, this is the quintessential bed and breakfast. Located near Belmont and Vanderbilt University as well as Nashville’s historic music districts, the TD House is the ideal Southern stay.
These recommendations were updated on November 4, 2020 to keep your travel plans fresh.