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Bluff View Inn

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411 East Second Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403
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Bluff View Inn
Ranked #3 of 10 Chattanooga B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lilburn, GA
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Bluff View Inn, and this visit was as wonderful as the first. Kelly and Janet are friendly, hospitable, helpful, and knowledgeable about the area. We were in the Bryan Room this time (and the Gentry Room last visit). We loved the Bryan Room; it's spacious, comfortable, has lots of light, and views of the... More

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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70 reviews 70 reviews
21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our 3 night anniversary trip to the Bluff View Inn. We stayed in the CG Martin room, and enjoyed the lovely room and awesome private balcony over-looking the river. Our room was very comfortable, clean, and cool. Since we were there during the week, we didn't get to experience the gourmet breakfast in the Maclellan... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

If you are visiting Chattanooga then this is the place to stay! Not only is the service great, but you are in nestled in the arts district which consists of a wonderful cafe called Rembrandt's, charming restaurants and one of the best views in downtown Chattanooga. This area has the most character of any area I saw so we will... More

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Madison, Alabama
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It was a pleasure to stay in the cozy artistic Bluff View village overlooking the TN River. Downtown Chattanooga was easily accessible by foot or bicycle. Didn't use our car once during our long weekend visit. This was our first visit to a B&B and it was much more personable than a typical hotel. We stayed in the Frierson room... More

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Torrance, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were surprised by our first contact with staff; NOT friendly! Our room was very nice but the Inn had a party on the patio right below our room. Breakfast was provided at the coffee shop in the complex but it was pretty limited! Parking was an issue, while we stayed here, because the River Bend Music Festival was going... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have to start this review with a statement of bias - I am reviewing my own wedding. That being disclosed, the venue, people and food at the bluff view inn made my wedding a most memorable event for friends and family alike. If you passing through Chattanooga or staying for few days and you want to see why everyone... More

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Hawkinsville, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We arrived the first day and met Kelley the innkeeper who oriented us not only to the property but the Bluff View area. She was very helpful, pleasant and polite. Our room was just as advertised. We stayed in the CGMartin room at the Martin house. We loved our balcony. It was large enough for several chairs and a small... More

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The hotel is spread over a number of buildings which is fine but whenever we rang the office there was never anybody there so we had to spend time walking over there. Parking can be a problem but except one night we managed to squeeze in somewhere in the grounds. The room was very good and large and we were... More

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Troutville, Virginia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

The artgreeteict where this is located is quaint for being located in the city. Close by downtown attractions. Upon arriving we were greeted, if you can call it that. No smile no enthusiasm. Very cold. We were shown our room and nothing else in the house. Our room was large with hard wood floors. Pretty. The bathroom was old to... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Three old mansions on the bluff next door to the Hunter Art Museum, redesigned as bed and breakfast inns. Beautifully appointed, in a very very walkable location. The outfit roasts its own coffee, makes their chocolates, bakes their breads. A coffee shop and a pair of restaurants round out the property. We did not try the restaurants but the coffee... More

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Address: 411 East Second Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Location: United States > Tennessee > Chattanooga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Bluff View Hotel Chattanooga

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The Bluff View Inn is the centerpiece of Chattanooga's Bluff View Art District, a creative haven of cafes, gardens and galleries. Located in one of the city's finest historic areas, the Inn offers elegant overnight accommodations in lovely restored homes dating from the early 1900s. With a convenient in-town location, the Bluff View Inn provides guests with modern luxury in a comfortable setting showcasing heirloom antiques, original art and blufftop views of the Tennessee River. ... more   less 
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