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Top 14 Hotels in Downtown Nashville, Tennessee

When I visited Nashville in the past, I found that the downtown area is a prime place to be when you want to be close to all the live music, amazing food, fun bars, and interesting museums. Rather than deal with a commute and parking, you can find hotels right in the heart of the honky tonks and nightlife scene for plenty of fun nights out on the town. To help you narrow down your accommodation options, here are some top hotels in downtown Nashville, one of the best places to visit in Tennessee.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown Downtown views and excellent convenience
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown

This downtown Nashville hotel is just a five-minute walk from the nightlife scene on Broadway. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown is also within a half mile of the Country Music Hall of Fame and other famous attractions. This Hilton-brand hotel also offers its own music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. There are pet-friendly rooms at the DoubleTree, as well as an onsite restaurant, fitness center, and meeting rooms. You can bring up to two dogs per room when you pay a $75 fee, and there is a walking area with grass just a block from the hotel.

Key Amenities:

  • A five-minute walk from Broadway bars

  • Pet-friendly rooms with a grassy area a block away

  • Live music on-site multiple nights a week

Holiday Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown - Broadway Holiday Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown - Broadway
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Holiday Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown - Broadway

Holiday Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown – Broadway is in downtown Nashville and is located near the vibrant nightlife scene. It’s a prime location to be for foodies, music lovers, and sports fans. The hotel offers covered parking, scooters, and ride-share options. It also has free Wi-Fi, food and drinks at the Almost Friday Sporting Club and a modern fitness center with a Peloton bike. There are 230 guest rooms at the hotel, and each has a TV, USB chargers, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, and safe. There’s a pool at the hotel, pets are allowed, and kids eat free.

Key Amenities:

  • Kids stay and eat free at the on-site restaurant

  • A fitness center with a Peloton bike

  • Pet-friendly rooms, two pets max per room

Comfort Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown - Stadium Comfort Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown - Stadium
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Comfort Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown - Stadium

You’ll be in the heart of Nashville when you stay at this Comfort Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown – Stadium in downtown Nashville. It gives you great access to the “Honky Tonk Highway” and is a 10-minute walk from Nissan Stadium. At the hotel, you’ll have an indoor heated pool, a sundry shop, free coffee, and a meeting space with catering services. Guests also receive free full breakfasts each morning and free Wi-Fi access.

Key Amenities:

  • Free grab-and-go breakfast each morning

  • Indoor heated pool

  • 1,350 square feet of meeting and event space

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Vanderbilt Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Vanderbilt
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Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Vanderbilt

Just steps from Vanderbilt University and downtown Nashville, Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Vanderbilt is a highly-rated place to stay in one of Tennessee’s best vacation spots. It is a five-minute walk from the university and offers breakfast and dinner in the onsite Garden Grille & Bar. Music Row is just 0.2 miles from the hotel. Meanwhile, the hotel has a fitness center, indoor pool, room service, business center, and meeting rooms. There are pet-friendly rooms at this Hilton hotel, which allows up to two pets when you pay a $75 fee.

Key Amenities:

  • Breakfast buffet and nightly dinner specials

  • 24-hour mart for snacks and to-go meals

  • Indoor pool and fitness center

The Bankers Alley Hotel Nashville, Tapestry Collection by Hilton The Bankers Alley Hotel Nashville, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
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The Bankers Alley Hotel Nashville, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

The Bankers Alley Hotel Nashville is a downtown Nashville hotel that’s just a few blocks from all the entertainment options on Broadway. It is within a mile of the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium, too. This is a new hotel with an onsite restaurant, fitness center, business center, meeting rooms, and pet-friendly rooms. It’s a Hilton-brand hotel that allows dogs weighing up to 50 pounds when you pay a $75 fee. Gray & Dudley is the southern cuisine restaurant onsite that specializes in shared plates, a lively lounge, and an art-filled atmosphere.

Key Amenities:

  • Art-filled, southern cuisine restaurant onsite

  • Fitness center and business center

  • Pet-friendly rooms for dogs

Sentral SoBro Sentral SoBro
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Sentral SoBro

Sentral SoBro is an ideal place in downtown Nashville if you’re looking for an extended stay hotel in Nashville because it’s the sort of place to relax with all the comforts of home. It is more of a homesharing option than a traditional hotel and stands out for its rooftop pool, onsite fitness center, and cozy lounges. There are coworking spaces at Sentral SoBro so you can get some work done during your travels, as well as a yoga studio, laundry machines, and pet-friendly accommodations.

Key Amenities:

  • Homesharing-style accommodations downtown

  • Rooftop pool and fitness center

  • Dedicated community coworking spaces

Placemakr Music Row Tasteful décor that feels like being at home
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Placemakr Music Row

Located just one mile from downtown, Placemakr Music Row is a downtown hotel that feels like home. It is decorated with curated and thoughtful decor and offers apartment-style accommodations, including studio apartments and two-bedroom units. It’s in a central location to access Music Row, downtown, the West End, and Hillsboro Village. People often book rooms here for extended stays, business travel, and corporate housing. You’ll have a full kitchen in your unit, an in-room washer and dryer, and high-tech connectivity to live like a local.

Key Amenities:

  • Multi-room units with kitchens

  • Suitable for extended stays and business travel

  • Modern fitness center and outdoor pool

Margaritaville Hotel Nashville Rooftop Pool at Margaritaville Hotel Nashville
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Margaritaville Hotel Nashville

The Margaritaville Hotel Nashville is a downtown hotel and playful retreat for adventurous travelers with a top-rated rooftop pool. It is in the vibrant SoBro area and near the trendy nightclubs and cocktail bars. For onsite eating and drinking, there is the JWB Grill, Fins Bar, and Starbucks. The hotel is available for weddings, meetings, and other special events. Pets are welcome here, and package deals are available.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooftop pool with a bar

  • Packages with resort credit

  • Event space for special occasions 

Hutton Hotel Hutton Hotel
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Hutton Hotel

The Hutton Hotel is just steps from Music Row and has a creative energy that really immerses you in the vibe of Nashville, one of the top vacation destinations in the world for music lovers. This hotel offers deluxe rooms, premier rooms, suites, penthouses, and accessible rooms. There’s a vinyl library in the lobby to listen to some music and an intimate music venue onsite called Analog. There are music writers’ studios at the hotel with state-of-the-art music equipment and isolation areas for vocals and guitars. Evelyn’s is the restaurant on the ground floor with an art-inspired and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Pets are welcome at this hotel, and there’s a fitness center onsite, too.

Key Amenities:

  • Music writing studio and guitars available for borrow

  • Artsy restaurant serving nostalgic recipes

  • Pet-friendly floor with pet amenities

Aloft Nashville West End Aloft Nashville West End
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Aloft Nashville West End

Aloft Nashville West End is a hotel near Music Row and Vanderbilt University, too. It is less than a mile from downtown and has loft-style rooms with comfy platform beds and rainfall showers. There’s a terrace on the eighth floor where you can soak up the views of downtown and a cocktail bar with live music from local emerging artists. The Aloft has a 24/7 grab-and-go pantry and onsite parking for a daily fee. Up to two pets are allowed per room with a maximum 40-pound pet weight.

Key Amenities:

  • Live music from local artists

  • Eighth-floor terrace with views

  • Self-serve 24/7 pantry for snacks

Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt, TN In-suite kitchens and separate living areas
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt, TN

When you are wanting to stay in the downtown area of Nashville, Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt, TN is another great option. This hotel’s rooms have in-room kitchens, free breakfast each morning, and Wi-Fi. It is a pet-friendly hotel with a fitness center, business center, and meeting rooms. Up to two pets can stay with you here (both dogs and cats are welcome) for a $75 fee.

Key Amenities:

  • Free daily breakfast

  • Fitness center and business center

  • Pet-friendly rooms for dogs and cats

Moxy Nashville Vanderbilt Area Feel the musical vibes at this stylish hotel
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Moxy Nashville Vanderbilt Area

For a stylish and vibrant hotel near Music Row and downtown, consider the Moxy Nashville Vanderbilt Area. This hotel features contemporary furnishings, a state-of-the-art video wall in the lobby, and 24/7 food and beverage offerings. Bar Moxy offers everything from healthy breakfasts to wines by the glass and local brews. While staying here, you can use the fitness center and bring up to two pets along (50-pound weight limit) for a fee of $50.

Key Amenities:

  • Stylish hotel with a unique video wall

  • Bar and restaurant for all-day food and drinks

  • Onsite fitness center

Hayes Street Hotel Hayes Street Hotel
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Hayes Street Hotel

Hayes Street Hotel is a unique boutique hotel in the city and in the heart of downtown. It is less than a mile from Music Row and an independent hotel full of modern Nashville style. The hotel is pet-friendly and offers a VIP Pup Package to treat your furry friend. Guests enjoy the daily complimentary breakfasts, onsite bar, free Wi-Fi, business center, and gym. This is a popular hotel for bachelorette parties, and you can contact the hotel for group rates and specialized bachelorette drinks and packages.

Key Amenities:

  • VIP Pup Package for your dog

  • Complimentary daily breakfast

  • Bachelorette party specials and packages

Millennium Maxwell House Nashville
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Millennium Maxwell House Nashville

The history of this hotel is tied to the Maxwell House coffee brand and is ideally located in downtown Nashville. It has 287 spacious rooms and music-themed decor. Millennium Maxwell House Hotel Nashville stands out for its relaxing saltwater pool, manicured fenced lawn, pet-friendly accommodations, and hearty breakfasts served at the onsite restaurant called Pralines. It’s a place to stay for southern hospitality, and it also has a convenient location and a children’s program. Additionally, you can also use the in-house sauna to relieve stress and improve your circulation during travel.

Key Amenities:

  • Saltwater pool and fitness center

  • Children’s program offering jelly beans and a teddy bear

  • In-house sauna for relaxation and health benefits

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