Places To Stay In Nashville: Music City's 5 -Star Hotels

Nashville's Premier 5-Star Hotel Experience: Southern Charm Meets Unrivaled Luxury

Date Posted: June 8, 2024



The entryway at the Hermitage Hotel

The luxurious and elegant Hermitage Hotel

Indulge in luxury and sophistication with a stay at one of our favorite Nashville 5-star hotels, where impeccable service, lavish amenities, and unparalleled comfort await. Whether you're visiting for business or leisure, Nashville's 5-star hotels promise an experience that combines Southern hospitality, refined luxury and a premium location in the city.

Hotels ranked in order from the year they opened.

  • 1. Hermitage Hotel
  • 2. JW Marriott
  • 3. The W Hotel
  • 4. The Four Seasons
1. Hermitage Hotel
Neighborhood: Downtown

The 10-story Hermitage Hotel, first constructed in 1908, is Nashville's oldest 5-star hotel and also Music City's most prestigious. The Hermitage has hosted a handful of former presidents, famous actors like Charlie Chaplin, sports legends like Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey, a long list of famous musicians like Johnny Cash and Hank Williams and even infamous outlaws such as Henry Dillinger. Originally offering 250 guest rooms a century ago, the hotel now provides 122 rooms and five must-see fixture bathrooms to the traveling public. Located on the north side of downtown, the Hermitage is convenient to Broadway, the Ryman, Printer's Alley, the Tennessee State Capitol and just a short walk away from the affluent Germantown neighborhood.

2. JW Marriott
Neighborhood: Downtown

The striking 33-story JW Marriott flagship hotel opened it's doors in 2018 across the street from the Music City Center in Nashville just a short walk from the Gulch and Broadway. The hotel features 533 rooms including 37 luxurious suites, a rooftop pool with private cabanas, and over 50,000 square feet of indoor event space. The hotel's flagship restaurant, Bourbon Steak, brought to you by Michelin-star chef Michael Mina is located on the 34th floor and features innovative twists on classic steakhouse fare and sensational views of downtown. We consider Bourbon Steak among Nashville's top steak houses.

3. The W Hotel
Neighborhood: The Gulch

The W Nashville, by Marriott International, opened in 2021 and is a 346-room, 14-story hotel with 60 suites, multiple dining options and Nashville's largest hotel pool. The W has a modern styling with a focus on natural woods, plants and technology. Located in the heart of the vibrant Gulch neighborhood, the W is just steps away from the iconic bluegrass venue Station Inn, as well as tons of shopping and fantastic restaurants.

4. The Four Seasons
Neighborhood: Downtown

Four Seasons Nashville is a 40 story, 5-star hotel and mixed-use building located in the heart of SoBro in downtown Nashville just two blocks from Broadway. The Four Seasons features 193 guest rooms, 42 suites, 8 three bedroom penthouses and 144 private residences. The hotel has a stunning 2,300 square foot infinity pool on its seventh floor that overlooks all of downtown and the beautiful Cumberland River to the east. Four Seasons flagship restaurant Mimo is located on the buildings ground floor featuring a menu of Southern Italian and American options.

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