​Hilton on 4th Ave-closest hotel to Broadway-$$$$

Hostel on 1st Ave-great for single travelers-$

​Holiday Inn Express on Broadway- 5 block walk to honkytonks $$$

​Omni- new and three blocks off Broadway $$$$

Hyatt Place- new and three blocks to Broadway $$$

​Courtyard Marriott on 4th- near Printers Alley-two blocks to Broadway $$$

​Renaissance Hotel on Commerce-one block to Broadway-older $$$


​Embassy Suites on Broadway-free shuttle, next to Midtown bars, safe area-$$$

​Comfort Inn on Demonbreun-across from bars and restaurants-no shuttle-$$

Home 2 Suites on Division-great for groups and free shuttle-$$$

​Hilton Garden Inn on Broadway-free shuttle, next to Midtown bars, safe area $$$

​Courtyard Marriott on West End-free shuttle, great area $$$

​Hampton Inn on West End and on Elliston- free shuttle, two locations $$$

Where to Stay in Nashville


​Opryland Hotel-impressive but 8 mi. from Broadway-shuttle pricey $$$$

​Wyndam Resorts-Opryland area-no shuttle, good for groups, condo-like $$$

​Red Roof Fairgrounds-economical & close to downtown, pet friendly $

​Hotel Preston-boutique hotel 10 min. to downtown but no shuttle $$

When booking lodging for Nashville, your budget normally determines the location you choose.  Downtown hotels are quite expensive, even though supply is increasingly every year.  The next closest location for hotels is the West End/Midtown area.  Most of the hotels there have free shuttles that can have you at a honkytonk in 5-10 minutes.  For budget-minded travelers, the airport or Opryland Hotel area offer more affordable lodging; using Lyft and Uber is very affordable to get downtown and you'll still have plenty of extra money to spend on activities.  Because hotels are so expensive in Nashville, many visitors opt for renting houses and condos.  Here are the key areas mentioned, along with some top recommendations: