Tennessee has many claims to fame, but being the US state with the most state songs is one of its proudest. Given Tennessee’s intrinsic history with American music, it doesn’t seem surprising that this state’s heart beats to the sound of country and rock and roll tunes. Tennessee’s twin heavyweights, Nashville and Memphis, dominate the soundtrack, skyline and soul of Tennessee. The Country Music Hall of Fame, Elvis Presley’s Graceland, honky-tonk history and the Great Smoky Mountains ensure your time in Tennessee is packed with wonderous sounds and sights. Follow in Elvis’ blue-suede footsteps on Beale Street, explore the acoustic artistry of Johnny Cash and pay homage to Nashville’s first lady of country music, Dolly Parton. Of course, Tennessee’s rich musical heritage is anything but a thing of the past, having birthed such stars as Kings of Leon, Taylor Swift, and Justin Timberlake, giving Tennessee a timeless appeal.
Enjoy a tour of the world famous Country Music Hall of Fame with a private tour of RCA Studio B where some of the most famous acts, including Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley and Willie Nelson, once recorded. In the evening you'll enjoy a VIP tour of the Grand Ole Opry, including a backstage pass to meet some of the evening's performers.
The Hermitage Hotel
From the moment you arrive at the historic Hermitage Hotel you’ll appreciate the rich ancestry this imposing hotel enjoys. As Nashville’s oldest luxury hotel, dating back to 1901, The Hermitage Hotel has been the setting for many of the city’s most significant social events and remains its grandest character building. Having once been the setting for the annual Country Music Association’s annual meeting, the hotel has hosted music royalty such as Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Hank Williams among others. Furthermore, The Hermitage Hotel the preferred choice of American Presidents, a tradition dating back to 1911.
Despite the magnificence of the hotel’s façade and interior design, the hotel’s ambience is one of relaxed luxury. Each unique aspect of The Hermitage Hotel has been designed to reflect Nashville’s natural hospitality and famous history, including turndown chocolates provided by local chocolatier Olive & Sinclair and Tennessee marble throughout. In the legendary Oak Bar, the unique menus have long been the source of local pride. Designed and printed by Hatch Show Print, one of the country’s oldest working letterpress shops, the menus are a true Nashville icon and a perfect match for the hotel’s fabulous, flavoursome food. The Oak Bar also boasts the city’s largest collection of bourbon, with over 130 bottles on display.
The Hermitage Hotel’s central location ensures you’re perfectly placed to explore all of the city’s musical and cultural heritage with ease.
- Type:Luxury Hotel
- Summary:Nashville's true heritage hotel
- Feature:Central location
- Rooms:122 rooms
- Location:United States of America
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