Hotels on Music Row in Nashville

by Tricia Chaves
Music Row is close to all of the popular attractions in downtown Nashville.

Music Row is close to all of the popular attractions in downtown Nashville.

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The southwest area of downtown Nashville, where the streets Music Square East and West intersect, is considered the hub of the country and gospel music industry called Music Row. Area points of interest include the famous Studio B at RCA and the Owen Bradley Park graced by a life-sized statue of the artist sitting at a piano. The area offers a diverse handful of accommodations that cater to almost every style and budget.


Rooms at the Hotel Indigo Nashville Music Row-Vanderbilt on West End Avenue make a statement with floor-to-ceiling photographic art, electric wall colors and two-tone hardwood flooring. Spa showers feature botanical Aveda bath products. The lobby, guest lounge and outdoor patio offer cozy seating areas for enjoying a book or passing time. The hotel serves meals and cocktails at its lounge, restaurant and café, along with local live entertainment. A fully equipped studio fitness center has weight and cardio machines.


The pet-friendly Best Western Music Row on Division Street is just a mile from the Nashville city center and steps from the riverfront district. The hotel serves a complimentary morning breakfast and offers nightly live musical acts. Traditionally furnished rooms have deep-colored wood headboards and patterned bedding in tones of red, green and gold. The hotel staff can help you arrange restaurant reservations and event tickets. Parking is complimentary for hotel guests.

Executive Class

The Courtyard Nashville Vanderbilt on West End Avenue is just steps from the heart of Music Row. Rooms have separate desk areas, and executive suites offer a spacious home-style floor plan. Guests can use the property’s full business center with PC, copy, printing and fax capabilities. The front desk can arrange messenger, translator and overnight express services. A free breakfast buffet will gear you up in the morning, and a complimentary evening reception with beer and wine welcomes you in the evening. Amenities also include an outdoor pool and fitness center.


The Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville, across from Vanderbilt University, has received the AAA Four-Diamond distinction for more than 25 consecutive years. Smartly decorated rooms have a classic lemon and Wedgwood blue color palette, highlighted with local music memorabilia. The hotel has a full-service salon and day spa. An art gallery displays the works of Nashville artist Harold Kraus. Ruth's Chris Steak House is among the hotel’s three bars and restaurants. Loews offers child and pet “experience” packages with gifts and luxuries to enhance your stay.


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