When you go on vacation, it’s usually to relax and enjoy time away from the daily grind. Whether you’re booking a hotel for a weeklong trip or a business convention, these are the best luxury hotels in Tennessee to enjoy the 5 star experience.
With 122 rooms and suites, The Hermitage Hotel is Nashville’s only Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond hotel. The mix of classical Italian and French Renaissance architecture makes the hotel a visually stunning masterpiece. A painted glass skylight, marble floors and ornate chandeliers bring elegance to the hotel’s lobby, while on-site amenities like a spa, boutique, event spaces, plus a restaurant and bar give the hotel its luxury status.
While The Peabody Hotel in Memphis is most known for its daily duck march, the hotel also has modern amenities and opulent designs that make it a Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond rated stay. With 464 smoke-free rooms and suites, as well as a spa, a heated indoor pool and an athletic club, The Peabody offers guests a comfortable, top-rated lodging experience. Thursday nights during the summer, the hotel throws rooftop parties featuring DJ Epice from Q107.5 FM and plenty of spirits to sip on.
It’s not just the location (less than 10 miles to Nashville International Airport) of the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center that makes it an appealing place to stay. It’s the hotel’s nine acres of indoor gardens, an indoor and outdoor pool, the Relache Spa & Salon, and cascading waterfalls that also attract visitors. The hotel is close to attractions like the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and has plenty of places to eat and shop on-site.
Blackberry Farm, spread out over 4,200 acres in the Great Smoky Mountains, is one of the most romantic hotels in the country. Much of the food and wine served on-site comes from the farm and guests can enjoy everything from horseback riding to spa treatments.
Once a bustling railroad station in the 1800s, the Union Station Hotel in Nashville has 125 guest rooms and suites, designed and decorated with white oak feature walls, cowhide headboards and wire chandeliers. The modern amenities available include flat screen televisions, Wi-Fi access, ROAM bath products and specially curated artwork.
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Designed with bold colors, urban elements and modern furnishings, the Madison Hotel in Memphis is a hot spot for cosmopolitan travelers who are looking for a luxurious place to stay. Custom services like in-room massages and yoga are available, and the dog-friendly hotel even offers a cozy dog bed, doggy bowl and dog toy for pets, for just a $10 upgrade fee.
Where southern hospitality meets artistic expression is where you’ll find the Hutton Hotel. It’s a four-star establishment with 250 guest rooms and suites designed by Studio 11 Design. There is also a 5,000 square-foot music venue, a bar and restaurant, a fitness center, a spa, and fully equipped writers’ rooms for musicians. Not far from downtown, guests can easily hit some of Nashville’s most popular attractions, including the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and the Nashville Parthenon.
Located directly across from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Hilton Nashville Downtown is an all-suite hotel with 330 suites. Each suite features a coffeemaker, refrigerator and pull-out sofa, as well as WiFi. On-site amenities include a concierge desk, a fitness center, a lounge and a gift shop.
Not far from downtown Nashville is the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. It features 339 guest rooms and 9 suites. Complimentary WiFi, city views and flat screen televisions are offered in many of the rooms, with club level rooms and suites offering additional perks like personal concierge service, private access to the Concierge Lounge, and an expanded breakfast menu.
The multi-story Omni Nashville Hotel is a non-smoking lodging destination that features 800 rooms, a full-service business center, a fitness center, a coffee shop and a rooftop pool deck. Thanks to the Omni Kids Crew program, children who stay at the hotel receive a backpack filled with goodies, as well as milk and cookies delivered to their guest room the first night of their stay.
Enjoy a stay in the Great Smoky Mountains by booking a night at the Margaritaville Island Hotel in Pigeon Forge. Inspired by singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett, the hotel offers a laid back, yet sophisticated experience for those who want a fun and luxurious place to hang out. The signature guest room amenity that makes the hotel unique is the “Frozen Concoction Maker,” which allows guests to create their own signature drink using the margarita and boat drink recipes provided by the hotel.