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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.