Tennessee Accommodations - Resorts, Hotels, Inns, Lodges
Chattanooga Choo Choo Historic Hotel
I found Ms. Belmontís words totally accurate when I checked into the Choo Choo in Chattanooga Tennessee and found myself ensconced in my own private railcar. It felt like I was back in Victorian times traveling in luxury. I kept watching for the Rockefellers or Carnegies to pop out of one of my neighboring cars. While not as luxurious as some upscale hotels, the railcar had such a vintage charm and everything I needed to be comfortable for my stay. Outside my windows, the garden was in full bloom and the pool, ice, restaurants and a whole boardwalk of boutique shops was just steps away from my door. There was even a charming Railroad Museum on the boardwalk. The hotelís other rooms and suites were located behind the plaza where my railcar was parked and to the front was a gem from another era...read more »
Opryland Hotel - Nashville
When it expanded again in 1996, it was the largest construction project in Nashville history at the time...read more about Opryland
Opryland Hotel is just a little over 30 years old but it has packed a lot of history into those years. It opened in 1977 with 600 guest rooms and in just six years needed a major addition to accommodate the throngs of guests looking to visit its adjourning Opryland Theme Park and Grand Old Opry. In 1983 it added 467 additional rooms and its first signature atrium, The Garden Conservancy.