Nashville’s recognition as a top city to visit in 2017 is only increasing folks’ desire to travel to Music City. Whether it be for the music, food, friendly residents or bars on Broadway, people are heading to Nashville to experience it for themselves. The Hermitage Hotel, The 404 Hotel, Hotel Indigo, Urban Cowboy B&B and The Inn at Fontanel all continue to be favorites among those looking to stay for a long weekend, but with the surge of boutique hotels and unique overnight options, people are also looking to test out new spots. Today, we showcase five boutique hotels and overnight options that opened within the last year that are worth checking out (or into!) if a visit to Nashville is on your summer itinerary.
Thompson Nashville | Opened: October 2016
401 11th Ave. S., Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 262-6000
Since the Thompson’s opening last fall, it has been the talk of the town. Located in the heart of The Gulch, this 12-story, 224-room hotel offers more than just a place to catch a few hours of sleep. With a rooftop bar and restaurant (L.A. Jackson), a first-floor seafood restaurant (Marsh House) and coffee shop with a pastry counter and sandwiches (Killebrew), there are plenty of dining and drinking options. The rooms are just as expertly designed as the rest of the hotel, with creative tile and woodwork and breathtaking views making each a one-of-a-kind. The hotel offers six types of rooms, including the penthouse with floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides, a dining room table, custom bar, 400-thread-count linens and more.
SoBro Guest House | Opened: September 2016
310 Peabody St., Nashville, TN 37210 • (615) 965-4545
If you want the comforts of home while you’re away, the SoBro Guest House offers just that. With a full kitchen, grocery services (groceries delivered right to your door), king bed, living room and full bathroom, each of the 24 suites will make you feel right at home. The virtual front desk alleviates the hassle of traditional check in, but thanks to your cell phone, you can reach the staff at any time. Find this home away from home just three blocks from Broadway.
The Westin Nashville | Opened: October 2016
807 Clark Place, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 248-2800
The Westin has garnered attention for its rooftop pool bar and lounge, L27. But the resort-style Rhapsody Spa, 452 rooms, convenient location and lobby bar and restaurant are all just as attractive. Book one of eight room styles that range in size from 404 to 2,045 square feet, and enjoy a most comfortable stay.
the germantown inn | Opened: October 2016
1218 Sixth Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 581-1218
The germantown inn is appropriately located in Nashville’s Germantown neighborhood. With six rooms and playful décor, it is definitely a unique boarding option for Nashville visitors. From the presidential posters and custom-made wallpaper to the Andra Eggleston curtains, every corner has a photo-worthy backdrop. We especially adore the walls of the historic home-turned-hotel, which showcase original architectural features — interior designer McLean Barbieri expertly paired the new with the old. Each suite is dedicated to a president and features a presidential portrait by Caitlin Mello. The largest room is 376 square feet, and the smallest is 255 square feet, each with charm and character all their own.
21c Museum Hotel | Opened May 2017
221 Second Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37201 • (615) 610-6400
21c’s newest hotel opened in Music City only a few months ago, and it’s having no problems booking up. The 124-room, 14-suite hotel is located on bustling Second Avenue and features rooftop suites, outdoor terraces, a luxurious spa, Gray & Dudley restaurant + bar led by executive chef Levon Wallace and, of course, tons of amazing art!
Enjoy your visit to Nashville. And when you book your room at any of these fantastic places, be sure to tell them you read about them on StyleBlueprint.
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