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A top destination in Tennessee, Memphis has been an influential component in almost every aspect of the music industry—country, rock and roll, along with blues have helped create an immersive, cultural environment in this southern city. Upon visiting, you’ll be exposed to history, lots of music of course, and southern hospitality. The food scene is diverse but relies on its foundation of comfort foods like crispy fried chicken and dreamy smoked barbecue (ribs are a must). The extended-stay hotel game in Memphis is dominated by Extended Stay America, which is a popular hotel chain. Consistency and basic amenities come together in our Memphis picks, with some having more perks than others. Extended stays are an affordable option that typically has a few more features of a home, like laundry and an in-room kitchen. Keep reading to learn more about the options in this city.
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Have you dreamed about visiting Graceland, the home of The King, Elvis Presley? Only a few miles away, accessing one of the top attractions in Memphis is almost downright easy. Memphis International Airport is extremely accessible at only two miles away, being particularly convenient for those with early morning flights. Accommodations here are affordable, and best of all, breakfast is included, consisting of pastries and other grab and go picks.
Breakfast includes coffee and muffins—simple but tasty. Rooms present similarly to all Extended Stay America hotels, offering fully equipped kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves and coffeemakers. If you’re here on business, you’ll appreciate the services offered at the front desk, which includes assisting with mail delivery and copy and fax services. Ready to explore? Get your daily walk-in at the Lichterman Nature Center among the weaving trails.
Germantown, also known as Poplar Avenue, is close to both the zoo and botanic garden, so it’s a good family pick. You’ll find plenty of home-like conveniences, including flat-screen TVs and fully equipped kitchens with refrigerators, microwaves and coffee makers. There’s a coin-operated laundry facility open 24 hours a day, and Wi-Fi is available in all rooms. The hearty breakfast options can provide you with carbs for much-needed energy throughout the day—oatmeal, muffins and pastries are to be expected. Traveling with your furry four-legged friend? Pet-friendly rooms are available.
Offering easy access to the city’s top attractions, Extended Stay America Apple Tree offers a cozy space for an extended stay. Along with flat-screen TVs and full kitchens, the spacious suites offer access to laundry facilities. Granola bars, muffins and oatmeal are offered each morning—packages items are great so you can hit the road quickly.
Extended Stay America Mt. Moriah offers spacious rooms with larger than average kitchenettes. Rooms are large, with some suites coming with pull out sofas for extra sleeping space. Lichterman Nature Center, Memphis Botanic Garden and Memphis International Airport are all under 10 miles away from the Mt. Moriah Extended Stay America, so you won’t lack for things to do. Breakfast is free and pets are welcome to stay—just be sure to ask about currents policies and fees.
Perfect for when you need a little extra time in Memphis, the suites at Extended Stay America Cordova offer enough space to stretch out. You can prep all the food in the full kitchen of your suite, then whip up your meals at the barbecue space. If you prefer to dine out, the hotel’s prime location offers easy access to great eateries. The front desk concierge can help with an array of services, from mail and faxing to copying.
Most notably, Wolfchase Galleria has a fairly large, modern pool with plenty of patio space for spacing out from other guests. It is seasonal, so during the winter, you’ll have to find other entertainment, which shouldn’t be challenging given the lively Memphis scene. Agriculture Showplace Arena and Shelby Farms are two attractions that are both a short drive away. Breakfast is complimentary, but with a full kitchen, whipping up eggs and bacon is an option.