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Plan a budget-friendly trip to Nashville, Tennessee, by staying at one of these ten affordable and unique hotels.
Nashville, Tennessee, is a popular vacation spot, welcoming over 12.6 million tourists in 2021. This exciting city is known for its live music, honky-tonks, and incredible barbecue spots. Nashville is also a popular destination for bachelorette parties and is often referred to as the "Las Vegas of the South.” A few bachelorette-approved activities include line dancing, watching a male variety show, saloon hopping, and renting a party bus.
Families also enjoy Music City, visiting museums and taking bus tours. Some people prefer to stay at Nashville’s top-rated resorts and sophisticated luxury hotels, but a trip to this city does not have to break the bank. There are plenty of beautiful and affordable hotels all over Nashville.
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This Radisson hotel is perfect for travelers looking to stay in the Donelson neighborhood of Nashville. Near some cool attractions, this hotel is within walking distance from Willie Nelson and Friends Showcase Museum and the Music Valley Car Museum. Guests enjoy the helpful and friendly staff at this Country Inn & Suites. The hotel is also described as clean and quiet. Travelers looking for a real quiet and relaxing getaway should check out a few of Tennessee's charming small towns after staying in Nashville.
This unique hotel features fun and funky interior design elements in the lobby and lounge area, including colorful furniture and unique light fixtures. The rooms feature crisp white bedding and pops of color throughout the space. GLo Best Western is also conveniently located between the Nashville International Airport and the center of downtown. When planning a trip, it is important to know when is the best time to visit Nashville. June is the perfect time for families, for example, while February is the best time to take in local sports games.
The Courtyard hotel has everything a guest needs, from designated workspaces to an on-site restaurant. There are also plenty of delicious dining options nearby, including Tavern and Hattie B’s Hot Chicken. The hotel also features a large fitness center and outdoor pool. While the hotel has plenty of lovely amenities, guests should be aware that valet parking is mandatory for drivers and is an additional cost.
Just like The Courtyard, SpringHill Suites is located in West End, one of the best neighborhoods in Nashville to spend the weekend in. There is a strong mix of local and chain restaurants along West End Avenue for visitors to enjoy. SpringHill Suites also offers free shuttle rides within a two-mile radius of the hotel. The spacious sweets, comfortable rooms, and guest-approved complimentary breakfast are all reasons to book this hotel during one’s next trip to Nashville.
This smoke-free hotel features spacious rooms with timeless decor and useful amenities like a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee machine. Guests looking to elevate their experience should request information on the special Spa Suites. Best Western Suites Near Opryland is also the perfect spot for families with children, as it is within walking distance from a variety of family-friendly attractions. Grand Old Golf Games and GoKarts, Texas Troubadour Theatre, and the Music Valley Car Museum are within walking distance from the hotel.
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Located next to Vanderbilt University, this hotel contains a pool, buffet, banquet hall, bar, and restaurant. The restaurant, Commodore Grill, is what really sets this hotel apart. The bar and grill features nightly entertainment from local singers and songwriters. The menus and musician lineup can be found on Commodore Grill’s Facebook page. For guests looking to explore the nearby area, free shuttles take guests anywhere within a 2.5-mile radius of the hotel.
Home2 Suites’ funky lobby includes joyful pops of color, from the lime green chairs to the orange cushions to the blue wall decals. Some of the bedrooms feature similarly bold designs, with colorful patterned wallpaper and accent pillows. Another nice element of this hotel is the charming outdoor patio, complete with string lights and steel furniture. This hotel also features both short-term and extended-stay options.
The Green Hills Courtyard By Marriott is perfect for travelers who want to explore Nashville without spending the night in the bustling center of downtown. Guests can embark on Nashville trolley tours to places like the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame during the day and retreat to this tranquil hotel in the evening. The hotel also features a lovely courtyard area with a fountain, trees, and outdoor seating.
The stunning Placemakr Music Row is an aparthotel, meaning it offers fully furnished apartment-style spaces. These inviting rooms feature Architectural Digest-worthy decor and natural light. Apart from the spacious rooms, guests love the location of this aparthotel. Placemakr Music Row is within walking distance from the Local Color Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Haynes Galleries, and the Car Collector’s Hall of Fame. While there is no hotel restaurant, each apartment-style room contains a full-sized refrigerator, dishwasher, oven, stovetop, toaster, and microwave.
A final unique and affordable hotel in Nashville is Black Swan. This hotel is conveniently located in the Downtown/Sobro neighborhood, just a 4-minute walk from the famous Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. There is plenty to see and do at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, including listening to audio guides and exploring the instruments, artists, and fashion that impacted country music. Black Swan also features unique decor in the rooms with its emerald green, silver, and white color scheme and cool palm leaves wallpaper.
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Steffi Haenicke is a freelance and contract writer based in Chicago, Illinois. Haenicke specializes in travel, fashion, and lifestyle content and writes for a variety of publications, including TheTravel and My Green Closet. When Haenicke is not working, you will find her reading, writing for her personal fashion blog Steffi Saturdays, exploring the exciting city of Chicago, and planning her next adventure.

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