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Downtown NashvilleNashville

Sounds of country and honky-tonk resonate around the streets of Music City. Watch a show, attend a hockey match and walk in the footsteps of U.S. presidents. 

Visit Downtown Nashville for foot-stomping fun at legendary concert halls. This live music and nightlife hub of Nashville has been a haunt of artists such as Johnny Cash and Jimi Hendrix. Find historical landmarks, superb art and a riverside park set among the musical entertainment of Downtown Nashville.

Journey through the ages of country music and its many sub-genres at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. At Nashville Music Garden, the Music City Walk of Fame Park has plaques dedicated to Dolly Parton and Elvis Presley, among others. Glimpse into the life of the Man in Black at the Johnny Cash Museum. Enjoy concerts and take a backstage tour at the century-old Ryman Auditorium.

Live music pumps out of bars throughout the day along the Honky Tonk Highway. Let the music guide you into a bar, grab a cold beer and hit the dance floor. The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates illustrious American artists via displays of original instruments and multimedia exhibits. Check the schedule of the Nashville Symphony for orchestral, pop and jazz performances.

Get fascinating insights into local and presidential history while touring the Tennessee State Capitol. See memorials to war heroes spread around the leafy Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. State history comes to life at the Tennessee State Museum. Browse handicraft stalls, shop for fresh produce and sample artisanal food at Nashville Farmers Market.

Riverfront Park blends riverside recreation and tranquility with outdoor events, including June’s CMA Music Festival. The park’s Ascend Amphitheater has a capacity for 6,800 spectators. Don’t miss Fort Nashborough, where pioneers founded the city in 1780.

Cheer on the Nashville Predators ice hockey team at Bridgestone Arena. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame honors some of the state’s finest athletes and sportspeople.

Public buses serve the streets of Downtown Nashville. Travel using the hop-on, hop-off Old Town Trolley to reach 15 major attractions here and in the Music Row and West End neighborhoods.


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Top Hotels in Downtown Nashville

Margaritaville Hotel Nashville
Margaritaville Hotel Nashville
4.5 out of 5
425 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN
The price is ¥8,759 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Located in Downtown Nashville, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Music City Center, Nashville Broadway, and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (316 reviews)

"The Margaritaville Hotel Nashville was the perfect last minute choice. We recieved a pleasant confirmation call updating us on the covid restrictions and regulations. Upon our arrival we were greeted by Ashlee. While checking us in she informed us about the hotel amenities, the open surrounding attractions, ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Margaritaville Hotel Nashville
Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
3 out of 5
305 Korean Veterans Blvd, Nashville, TN
The price is ¥9,644 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Nashville Broadway, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and Ascend Amphitheater. Johnny ...

4.4/5Excellent! (905 reviews)

"Great property, nice employees, can’t beat the location!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
Best Western Plus Music Row
Best Western Plus Music Row
2.5 out of 5
1407 Division Street, Nashville, TN
The price is ¥7,232 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hank Williams Jr. Museum, Nashville Broadway, and Vanderbilt University. Bridgestone Arena ...

4.2/5Very Good! (1,299 reviews)

"Affordable. Nice staff. Great location. Nice rooms. I stay here when I visit nashville, which is about 3 times a year."…"

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2020

Best Western Plus Music Row
Holiday Inn and Suites Nashville Dtwn - Conv Ctr
Holiday Inn and Suites Nashville Dtwn - Conv Ctr
3 out of 5
415 4th Avenue South, Nashville, TN
The price is ¥10,097 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Music City Center, and Johnny Cash Museum. Bridgestone ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (773 reviews)

"I loved the location because it was so close to the downtown strip. Unfortunately because of covid, they didn’t come into the rooms and refresh the area. I wasn’t a big fan of this because the trash in our room was piling up and I wasn’t sure what to do about it. We also ran out of toilet paper and ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Holiday Inn and Suites Nashville Dtwn - Conv Ctr
Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown
Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown
3 out of 5
301 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN
The price is ¥10,742 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is steps from Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville Broadway, and Ascend Amphitheater. Johnny Cash Museum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,166 reviews)

"Nice place. Great central location to most neighborhoods"…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2020

Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown
Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown
Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown
3 out of 5
300 Korean Veterans Blvd, Nashville, TN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥9,367 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Nashville Broadway, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and Ascend Amphitheater. Johnny ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (451 reviews)

"Breakfast and evening amenities made our stay enjoyable. Very nice, helpful staff. Great location!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville Downtown
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