ABOUT THE HERMITAGE HOTEL
Opened in 1910, The Hermitage Hotel has been woven into the history and memories of Nashville and her residents for over 100 years. In keeping with a deep respect for Nashville and the state of Tennessee, The Hermitage Hotel is committed to preserving the region’s heritage by putting into practice the traditions that make hospitality synonymous with The South. This commitment extends to protecting the state’s historic and scenic landscapes through a relationship with The Land Trust for Tennessee. This relationship began in 2008 when a program was created in which guests may donate $2.00 for every night they stay in the hotel. To date guests have donated over $150,000. The relationship was furthered in 2010 when the Trust graciously allowed the Capitol Grille to create a substantial period garden using sustainable practices on the property at Glen Leven. Glen Leven is an historic 66 acre farm located just 5 miles from The Hermitage Hotel and owned by the Land Trust for Tennessee. The Hermitage Hotel is the only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond hotel in Tennessee and five contiguous states.
NUMBER OF GUESTROOMS AND SUITES:
122 Total Guestrooms and Suites including 1 Presidential Suite and 4 Executive Suites.
Our recently renovated guest rooms and suites are, on average, the largest in the city. Spacious, at 500 sq ft – 2,000 sq feet, our guestrooms and suites offer every amenity today’s guest expects and friendly personal service to complement the surroundings.
Our belief from the beginning has been that if you want it, we’ve got it. Each of our spacious rooms and suites include:
- Custom made beds with 600-thread count Italian Frete linens for the best night’s sleep imaginable
- Roomy, marble bathrooms with two vanities, an extra deep soaking tub, separate marble shower, and enclosed water closet
- Complimentary high speed wired and wireless internet connections
- Flat panel televisions in the bedroom as well as the bathroom
- iPod docking stations/alarm clocks
- Fully stocked refreshment centers
- Additional Pillow Menus and offerings in each room for those that prefer options
- Complimentary Personal safes large enough to hold laptops
- Complimentary self-service coffee and tea offered every morning in the lobby
- A complimentary, 24 Hour fitness room
- Massages wraps and scrubs available in our spa
- business services
- Rachel’s Boutique offering unique apparel and gifts for the home.
5 Meeting rooms including the Grand Ballroom make up over 5,000 square feet of unique meeting space. All rooms offer natural light and beautiful décor.
The Grand Ballroom totals 2,484 square feet and is an ideal setting for business meetings or weddings.
The Veranda has hosted beautiful receptions, wedding ceremonies, as well as press announcements and meetings.
The Performing Arts Suite is an excellent breakout room for larger meetings.
The State Room is our executive board room and seats up to twelve guests.
The Governor’s Salon offers beautiful views of the lobby from the Mezzanine level while also being secluded from other meetings.
Nashville, Tennessee is known as Music City and the Hermitage Hotel is within walking distance of the Ryman Auditorium (the original home of the Grand Ole Opry), the Second Avenue and Broadway Entertainment District where live music plays 24 hours a day.
Of course, being located in the heart of downtown Nashville, The Hermitage Hotel is conveniently located one block from 5th Avenue of the Arts where guests may spend hours exploring the rich diversity of locally and nationally recognized artists and galleries. The Hotel is also located directly across the street from the Tennessee State Capitol, Legislative Plaza, and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and Museum.
Both the Bridgestone Arena and LP Field, also within walking distance, offer a variety of activities ranging from sporting events to concerts. Several new and wonderful venues have opened recently: The Country Music Hall of Fame; The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, and Nashville’s state-of-the-art Public Library.
The Hermitage Hotel has enclosed parking available to our guests. Current valet parking charges for overnight guests are $30.00 plus tax, per night.
Airport shuttle provided by Grayline of Nashville at a cost of $17.00 one-way/$25.00 round-trip.
To or from the airport, taxis charge a flat fee of $25.00 to go anywhere downtown. Gratuity is not included and each additional person is $1.00
* Airport shuttle service is provided by Gray Line, located at the lower level of the Nashville Airport. The shuttle departs every 15-20 minutes, from 6:30 am - 11:00 pm. Cost: $13 per person one way, $22 per person round trip.
* Taxi service to and from the airport is available for approximately $25 each way (not including gratuity).
* Rental car service and limousine service are available through our concierge.
Directions to The Hermitage Hotel
From the north on I-24 or I-65
Take exit 48 (James Robertson Parkway) and go two blocks to Woodland Street. Turn right onto Woodland Street. Continue on Woodland Street over the bridge. The street name changes to Union Street. Continue on Union to 6th Avenue. Turn left. The hotel is immediately on your right at the corner of 6th and Union.
From the south on I-24 or I-65
Follow to I-40 going west. Exit I-40 at exit 209 (Broadway). Turn right on Broadway. Continue on Broadway to 7th Avenue. Turn left on 7th Avenue and continue to Union Street. Turn right onto Union and go two blocks to 6th Avenue. Turn right onto 6th Avenue. The hotel is immediately on your right at the corner of 6th and Union.
From Memphis on I-40
Exit I-40 at Church Street. Turn left on Church Street and continue to 7th Avenue. Turn left onto 7th Avenue and go 1 block to Union Street. At Union, turn right and go two blocks to 6th Avenue. Turn right onto 6th Avenue. The hotel is immediately on your right at the corner of 6th and Union.
From Knoxville/Nashville International Airport (west on I-40)
Exit I-40 at exit 209 (Broadway). Turn right on Broadway. Continue on Broadway to 7th Avenue. Turn left onto 7th Avenue and continue until Union Street. At Union, turn right and go two blocks to 6th Avenue. Turn right onto 6th Avenue. The hotel is immediately on your right at the corner of 6th and Union.
The commitment to preservation continues in the hotel’s Capitol Grille and Oak Bar. Relaxed, low key, and known as the place for Nashvillians “in the know”, the Capitol Grille is the best example of a regionally inspired southern steakhouse in Nashville. Chef Tyler Brown has found the best source for heritage breed beef which now graze on the grasses at the farm at Glen Leven. The farm at Glen Leven also provides the vegetables that are used in all seasonally planned dishes. The adjacent Oak Bar is inviting and quickly becomes a favorite for all who visit.
Chef Brown is actively involved with Share Our Strength, an organization whose mission is to end childhood hunger by 2015, and the Chef’s Move to Schools program, an offshoot of the Let’s Move program. Also, by supporting the Southern Foodways Alliance, the team at the Capitol Grille works to assure that the recipes and methods passed from generation to generation are not lost. The Capitol Grille is Nashville’s only Forbes Four Star and AAA Four Diamond restaurant.
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