Lodging in Nashville Near the Airport

by Cicely A. Richard

Nashville International Airport serves is a passenger airline facility and a base for Berry Field Air National Guard. The area between the airport and downtown Nashville, Tennessee, features a selection of lodging options, from chain hotels to historic inns. Guests at these properties are less than 10 miles from their flights and attractions like the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame. The airport, too, features the works of local artists and musicians.

AAA Three Diamond Hotels

Embassy Suites Nashville-Airport is two miles from the Nashville International Airport and five miles from the Grand Ole Opry, the center of country music entertainment in the city. Hotel amenities include transportation services, room service and a video arcade. Embassy Suites hosts evening manager’s receptions in its atrium. All suites have sofa beds, wet bars and full-size refrigerators. Hyatt Place Nashville Airport, two miles from the international airport, is seven miles from downtown Nashville. Golfers can hit the links at Two Rivers Golf Course, an 18-hole course less than four miles from the hotel. Hotel amenities include 24-hour meals and snacks, self-service check-in/check-out kiosks, airport shuttle and a 24-hour fitness center. Guest rooms have 42-inch flat-panel HDTV television with sports packages and games.

Pet Friendly/Extended Stay Hotels

Extended Stay America-Nashville-Airport is two and a half miles from the airport and six miles from the Grand Ole Opry. The hotel accepts one pet per room for a non-refundable daily cleaning fee. Extended Stay America provides weekly housekeeping; however, guest pay a fee for extra housekeeping and refresher services, which includes fresh towels and empty garbage cans. Guest rooms have kitchens with refrigerators, microwave ovens, a stovetop, and cooking and dining utensils. Homestead Studio Suites-Nashville-Airport is less than three miles from the airport and eight miles from downtown Nashville. Guests may bring one pet with them and pay a daily non-refundable cleaning fee. It also offers weekly housekeeping and refresher services. Studio suites have fully-equipped kitchens with refrigerators, stoves, and cooking and dining utensils. Both properties charge a one-time fee for wireless Internet access.

Bed and Breakfasts

The Timothy Demonbreun House is nine miles from the airport and one mile from downtown. Built in 1906, the three-story mansion is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The interior features a steel staircase, a game room, a heated swimming pool with a diving board and slide, a wine cellar and seven fireplaces. Two guest rooms have fireplaces. The cabernet room features a tile shower and a six-foot claw foot tub. Top O’Woodland Historic Inn & Wedding Chapel is a Victorian home in downtown Nashville, nine miles from the international airport. Built at the turn of the 20th century, the property served as a residence and restaurant before becoming a bed and breakfast in 2000. The inn is five blocks from Shelby Bottoms, the home of more than 20 species of migrating birds. Suites have fireplaces and antique furniture. Mr. Greens Cottage features a kitchenette with a refrigerator, sink and grill.


Nashville International Hostel is five miles from both the Nashville International Airport and downtown. The hostel sits on a shaded quarter-acre property where birdwatchers get to enjoy local bird species. The owners provide limousine service to anywhere in the city and hosts weekly barbecues. Nashville International has four bathrooms, two living rooms, two kitchens with stoves and refrigerators. Its four bedrooms accommodate four guests, each with bunk beds and complimentary Internet access.

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