The Best Hotels to Book Near Riverwood Mansion, Nashville

The Gallatin Hotel is colorful outside and inside
The Gallatin Hotel is colorful outside and inside | Courtesy of The Gallatin Hotel / Expedia
Mariette Williams

Having your wedding at the historical Riverwood Mansion? Get your guests to check out these top hotels nearby – bookable with Culture Trip.

Nashville, Tennessee, is home to country music, a growing arts scene and lots of incredible restaurants. It’s also full of churches, schools and homes that date back to the 1800s, among them the privately owned historical Riverwood Mansion, popular for weddings and corporate events. There’s a busy downtown, but the capital of Tennessee has also retained its friendly, small-town feel. For your next visit to the famed Music City, check out the best hotels near Riverwood Mansion.

1. Urban Cowboy


A double room at the Urban Cowboy features bold wallpaper, a standalone bath and antique decor
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Each of the eight suites at Urban Cowboy is uniquely decorated, with details including vintage clawfoot tubs, chandeliers, fireplaces and headboards made from reclaimed wood. It’s a boutique hotel housed in a historic Victorian mansion in a residential area, and one of the perks is the wraparound porch with ample seating. Urban Cowboy is tailored towards vacations with friends or couples, and guests must be 21 or over. Public House, the on-site bar, serves craft cocktails in a rustic, intimate setting.

2. Hutton Hotel

Suite Hotel, Spa Hotel

Modern bedroom in dark tones with arty blue-and-black carpet, desk, chaise and city views at Hutton Hotel in Nashville
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Down the street from Nashville’s famed Music Row, the Hutton Hotel is a 250-room property that exudes character; the polished-to-perfection guest rooms have plush carpeting, smart gray platform beds and sleek, granite bathrooms. Check into a larger one-bedroom suite or penthouse to be rewarded with floor-to-ceiling windows and a separate living room with a sofa bed. The largest suite is the two-story 3,387sqft (315sqm) penthouse with a kitchen and a fireplace. Nearby is the 12South neighborhood, lined with restaurants and boutique stores.

3. The Inn at Opryland, a Gaylord Hotel

Resort, Hotel

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One of the many perks of staying at the Inn at Opryland is its proximity to the Grand Ole Opry venue. It’s also close to the Opry Mills, a sprawling outlet mall, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Inside, the 300-plus generous rooms are snazzy, with orange-accent walls, cream-colored sitting chairs and superbly comfy beds – summon room service or descend for a meal from Opry Backstage Grill, the on-site restaurant serving delicious Southern cuisine. Among the other advantages of staying here are complimentary parking, an indoor pool and a full-service Starbucks in the lobby.

4. The Hermitage Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Spa Hotel, Hotel

Large traditional room with plush carpeting at the Hermitage Hotel with pattern floor
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The family-friendly Hermitage Hotel is marked by its traditionally elegant decor. Here, the guest rooms, which start at an impressive 490sqft (46sqm), are full of luxurious features, including an in-room pillow menu, custom mattresses and Italian-marble bathrooms. Other amenities include a spa, nanny and babysitting services, and an on-call limousine service. You’re also within a short walk – about 1mi (1.6km) – from Riverfront Park and the Nissan Stadium (home of the Tennessee Titans). The hotel is also pet-friendly and offers your animals massages, specialty bedding and walking services.

5. Fairlane Hotel


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Nashville’s business district is home to the Fairlane Hotel, which inhabits a 1970s-era financial building. It’s just the ticket for couples or friends seeking a sophisticated downtown Nashville stay. Guest rooms are rich in retro detailing, such as plush emerald headboards, floating bedside tables and sculptural gold floor lamps. Comfort is the word here – expect Euro-top mattresses, large soaking tubs and sleeper sofas in some rooms. Dine at Ellington’s Restaurant on the fourth floor; it has a wraparound terrace and makes a delicious bone-in pork chop to follow your shrimp cocktail.

6. 21c Museum Hotel Nashville

Chain Hotel, Hotel

A twin-bed guest room with purple carpet, a fun design features including a blue penguin statue at 21c Museum Hotel Nashville
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If you’ve ever wanted to spend a night at a museum, book a room at 21c Museum Hotel Nashville – a unique property that shares a space with an art museum. The hotel has more than 10,000sqft (929sqm) of exhibit space and a rotating collection of global and contemporary art. Meanwhile, accommodations include 124 guest rooms and suites with high ceilings, wood floors and big, wide windows. The standard rooms start at 263sqft (24sqm) and have plenty of storage space. Staying here, you’re adjacent to downtown Nashville and can participate in community events, such as neighborhood tours and wine nights.

7. Hotel Indigo Nashville

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

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Boutique Hotel Indigo Nashville, downtown in Printers Alley, was once a bank, and original details remain. Among them are travertine floors throughout and US Post Office mailboxes in the hallways. The 130 guest rooms are eclectic by design – think green side tables, yellow accent chairs and sweeping cranberry-colored drapes. It’s in a walkable neighborhood filled with lively bars, nightclubs and shops. It also has an on-site restaurant, District Bar + Kitchen, that serves seasonal Southern fare and lays on live music every night.

8. The Gallatin Hotel


A cozy suite at the Gallatin Hotel, with light and bright blues, a pillowy bed and a painting of Johnny Cash
Courtesy of The Gallatin Hotel / Expedia

The Gallatin Hotel, in the hip East Nashville neighborhood, is a streamlined property for laid-back travelers. Among the accommodation options are large suites with living rooms, kitchenettes and space-saving bunk beds – ideal for families or large parties. The economy full rooms are an affordable option for solo travelers; each has just enough room for a full-size bed, a nightstand and a private bathroom. Whichever space you pick, you’ll have walls painted in bright, primary colors, tall ceilings with exposed beams and drapes in candy-store shades. A nice touch is that the hotel donates a portion of its proceeds to local charities.

For more gorgeous Nashville stays, book yourself a room in one of the best historic hotels or most romantic hotels in the city now with Culture Trip. Check out great things to do in and around Nashville and be wowed by the most beautiful waterfalls.

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