Conserve your jukebox funds with these hotels in or near Nashville’s Downtown, Music Row, and Opryland area.
Fresh from a 2015 renovation, this modern, mid-range hotel is an attractive option within walking distance of Bridgestone arena. Its 100 rooms are small but clean and tastefully decorated with comfortable beds and mini-fridges, and all guests get a free hot breakfast. There is free coffee and tea in the lobby and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Like many downtown Nashville hotels, it fills up during major conventions and busy weekends, so plan ahead and have a back-up hotel.
The three-pearl Homewood Suites Nashville Downtown is conveniently located near the State Capitol, within walking distance of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Housed in a restored 1910 building that's on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a beautiful atrium lobby, and its 113 suites -- both Studios and One-Bedrooms -- come with kitchens, sitting areas, sleeper sofas, and free Wi-Fi. In addition to a free daily hot breakfast, the hotel hosts a weekday manager’s reception with a free light dinner and drinks. Other services include a convenience store, a free grocery-shopping service, plus a business center and small fitness center.
This 119-room mid-range hotel -- part of the Hilton Home2Suites chain geared towards those on extended stays -- is close to restaurants and sights in downtown Nashville. The hotel is modern-looking with bright (if simple) decor, and its accommodations focus on convenience. The studio and one-bedroom suites are clean, spacious, and functional with kitchenettes and working spaces. There are also 24-hour fitness and laundry facilities available, and a 24-hour convenience store for snacks and toiletries. There's no full restaurant (although breakfast is free) and parking can be pricey, but this property nonetheless offers a solid value.
This mid-range chain hotel is conveniently located for those visiting Nashville's sights. Right in the heart of downtown, it's within walking distance to top attractions and dining spots, including the Country Music Hall of Fame. The 154 modern guest rooms are clean and spacious, and some of have whirlpool baths. Larger suites with kitchenettes are also available. The attractive indoor pool -- definitely a stand-out feature here -- has a hot tub. Breakfast is included in the room rate, free tea and coffee is available in the lobby, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
The Best Western Plus Belle Meade Inn & Suites is a well-maintained and reasonably priced mid-range hotel off Interstate 40. Its 57 traditionally styled rooms (renovated in 2014) come with microwaves and mini-fridges. A free hot breakfast is included in the room rate, plus free coffee is available all day. The hotel has a large outdoor L-shaped pool, a small fitness center, a business center, and free Wi-Fi throughout. Be aware that the hotel is on a heavily trafficked street, and rooms facing the interstate pick up some road noise, although it’s not excessive.
The Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville @ Opryland is a simple, but contemporary mid-range hotel with a light music theme. The 122 rooms are basic, but clean and modern, with cable TV and free Wi-Fi; their rates include a hot breakfast buffet. Other conveniences include the 24-hour Suite Shop, which sells snacks and basic toiletries, the fitness and business centers, and a coin-operated laundry facility. The hotel is most convenient for Opryland tourists and business travelers, as downtown Nashville is about a 20-minute drive away.
The 125-room Hyatt Place sets itself apart by offering a 24-hour menu in the Gallery cafe (with items such as burgers and nachos), unusual for a mid-range hotel. The free hot breakfast is also of note, and includes with breakfast sandwiches, fruit, and pastries. The Bakery Café offers Starbucks coffee and teas, premium beers, wine, and cocktails. Rooms are contemporary, with separate seating areas and sofa beds, but the bathrooms and closets are small.
This 102-room chain hotel is on the edge of Music Row, a stretch of Nashville packed with music-industry offices and recording studios, and within walking distance of restaurants, bars, and the popular Gulch area. It's a good choice for budget travelers seeking to immerse themselves in the city's music heritage. Clean and spacious guest rooms come with mini-fridges, 40-inch flat-screen TVs, and microwaves, although they are a bit old-fashioned. The hotel also has an outdoor pool, a small fitness, and a computer station with printer. Room rates include breakfast and parking, and are comparatively low for the location.
This budget chain hotel is on the edge of Nashville's downtown, within walking distance of restaurants, bars, and sights like Music Row and the Country Music Hall of Fame. The 145 guest rooms, all of which are entered through an exterior corridor, come with flat-screen TVs and mini-fridges, but decor is a bit late '90s. The hotel has an outdoor pool, a modest fitness center, a free breakfast with hot and cold items, and free Wi-Fi throughout.