We review hotels in Nashville with the best club or executive lounges, including Grand Hyatt, JW Marriott Nashville, Marriott at Vanderbilt University, Nashville Airport Marriott, Renaissance Nashville, Sheraton Grand Downtown, and Sheraton Music City.
While in the Music City, explore Music Row, Bridgestone Arena, and the historic Ryman Auditorium, home to exceptional acoustics and famously known as the birthplace of bluegrass.
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- Room upgrade to next category
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- Complimentary Welcome Gift
- $100 USD equivalent Hotel experiential credit per room per stay
- Early check-in / Late check-out, subject to availability
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
1. Grand Hyatt Nashville
The Grand Hyatt Nashville offers a sophisticated retreat in the heart of Music City, with a prime locale on the western edge of downtown. Stay walking distance from the Gulch and Midtown, or stay put for the tallest outdoor rooftop bar in Music City. The rooftop deck features sweeping views of the city as well as a bar and a lounge. There’s also a sunny outdoor pool, a spa, and there are seven restaurants at this brand new Grand Hyatt.
The location of this Grand Hyatt is at the massive Nashville Yards development. There are railroad design elements and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. Club rooms and suites give guests access to the Grand Club Lounge. This lounge offers complimentary evening hors d’oeuvres, desserts, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages.
2. JW Marriott Nashville
JW Marriott Nashville stands as the pinnacle of luxury in Music City. Located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, this hotel places you steps from the Music City Center, Nissan Stadium, Country Music Hall of Fame, and the iconic Honky Tonk Highway on Lower Broadway.
From their sophisticated rooftop bar to their upscale steakhouse, there are plenty of eatery choices. Alternatively, you can indulge yourself at the Spa by JW or sip sangria from a poolside cabana. Inspired by Nashville’s rustic elegance, all rooms are outfitted with Smart TVs, rain showers, and plush bedding. Floor-to-ceiling windows will captivate you with panoramic views of the downtown skyline.
The best executive club lounge in Nashville can be found at the JW Marriott on the 33rd floor, although closed on the weekends. The lounge is gorgeous in design, very modern and luxurious, with lots of comfy seats, orchids, and interesting lighting. The views are very special as the lounge is so high up. It’s great for enjoying the cityscape from above.
On weekends, there’s a full buffet breakfast offered in the restaurant while the lounge is closed. When the lounge is open, there are complementary business services, breakfast, soft drinks, snacks, and evening light bites (on weekdays). There is no evening food or drink on Friday and Saturday evenings, and there’s no breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
The breakfast in the lounge is good with hot dishes including scrambled eggs and bacon, high-quality pastries including muffins, croissants, and danishes. There is also cereal, cut fruit, cold cuts, and cheese.
3. Renaissance Nashville
The Renaissance, Nashville is a luxury haven in legendary Music City situated in the heart of downtown. The hotel is conveniently attached to Fifth + Broad and is moments from attractions like Bridgestone Arena and Music Row.
Luxurious guest rooms are quite small but are recently renovated and offer plush bedding, expansive workstations, marble bathrooms, and striking views of downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Club-level hotel rooms offer lounge access and perks like complimentary breakfast, evening light bites, free snacks, and soft drinks throughout the day. This club lounge is closed on weekends and holidays for breakfast and light evening bites but is still available for use during normal hours, so you can access the small fridges for bottled water, sodas, yogurts, etc. During this time, guests get a continental breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
The club lounge is small but has a good selection of food and good service, as long as you can find a seat. The breakfast spread in the club is great and includes scrambled eggs, sausage, oatmeal, lots of fresh fruit including berries, Greek yogurt, Starbucks coffee machines, bread and pastries, cold cuts, etc.
4. Sheraton Music City
Sheraton Music City has a Sheraton Fitness with free weights, aerobic machines, whirlpool, and full locker room facilities, an indoor pool, and seasonal outdoor pools. It is the second largest freestanding convention hotel in Nashville, with 32,000 square feet of centralized and meeting space.
This Sheraton also offers an executive club lounge closed on weekends when guests are offered a full breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
5. Sheraton Grand Downtown
Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown is nearby popular area attractions, including the Nashville Historic District, Nissan Stadium, Music City Center, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, and Nashville Convention Center.
Elegantly redesigned rooms feature luxury bedding, high-speed Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TVs. During downtime, relax or socialize in the spacious, light-filled lobby, take a swim in the indoor pool and stay on top of your exercise routine at the 24-hour, fully-equipped fitness center.
This Sheraton also offers an executive club lounge open on weekends. Breakfast is served from 6:30 – 9:00 am, with appetizers available early evening. The lounge can be particularly crowded at breakfast.
6. Marriott at Vanderbilt University
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University has a free 2-mile shuttle and a Midtown location next to Vanderbilt Stadium, the Parthenon and Centennial Park.
Downtown, you can indulge in the honky-tonks and live country music spots on Broadway, which is also home to shopping, dining, and more. Spacious suites boast sophisticated furnishings, including oversized workstations and flat-screen Smart TVs, or you can catch a glimpse of a college football game right outside your window.
Marriott at Vanderbilt University has an executive club lounge open on weekdays and closed on weekends. The hotel is a little outside the center if you are visiting for leisure, but the prices on weekends may make the trek worthwhile.
7. Nashville Airport Marriott
Nashville Airport Marriott has a complimentary airport shuttle to and from the airport and newly restyled hotel rooms and suites. The best of Nashville is just minutes away from the hotel, including downtown Nashville, Nissan Stadium, Bridgestone Arena, Vanderbilt University.
Savor a meal with local craft beer or bourbon at Champions, order Fresh Bites in-room dining, or pick up your favorite beverage at the full-service Starbucks®. While staying, keep fit in their 24-hour gym or take a dip in the indoor-outdoor pool.
Club-level hotel rooms at Nashville Airport Marriott offer lounge access and perks like complimentary breakfast, evening light bites, free snacks, and soft drinks throughout the day. This club lounge is closed on weekends and holidays. During this time, guests get a continental breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
It is worth noting that the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center by Marriott, Noelle, Tribute Portfolio, The Joseph, Luxury Collection, The Nashville W, and the Union Station, Autograph Collection have no club lounges.
Note: Benefits offered correct at the time of writing but may be amended at discretion of the vendor.
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