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Chattanooga Choo Choo

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Address: 1400 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-4489
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+1 423-266-5000

Large exhibit for train aficionados.

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older train next to choo-choo hotel downtown

expensive way to spend the night but if you REALLY love trains you'll enjoy the Pullman cars made into two suites. each suite has a/c. restraint in main hotel. cost is very pricey... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Noel E
Yuma, Arizona
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Yuma, Arizona
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487 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

expensive way to spend the night but if you REALLY love trains you'll enjoy the Pullman cars made into two suites. each suite has a/c. restraint in main hotel. cost is very pricey but again if you really love trains and are in town why not? the engine itself is a nice photo opportunity but you can't get into its... More 

Thank Noel E
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thought the visit to the Choo Choo would have been the highlight of our stay in Chattanooga but we were somewhat disappointed as, although the engine was in fine condition, the carriages needed some TLC. The station terminal, which is now a hotel, was also in need of refurbishment and didn't appeal to us as somewhere we would want... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with our grandchildren and their parents and enjoyed the time we spent there one afternoon. We went for the skating and everyone who skated enjoyed it but the ice was not in the best shape and the skates are not great for ankle support like my husband is used too in Canada. Everyone on the rink was courteous... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is one the most famous place in Chattanooga, but I must said I was very disappointed, the place is falling apart and the hotel is very old and dated. As you walk into the lobby the smell is awful even my son who loves trains could not stand it. We visited the place but did not stay here,... More 

Thank catedratico02
Sumter, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a must see for our family of railfans. The hotel lobby is in the old train station and is a sight to see. The Chatanooga Choo Choo is a static display surrounded by train cars that have been restored and are used for rooms at the hotel. There used to be shops and things to see in the... More 

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Scottsboro, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is grand and the private rail cars are a site to see. there are many shops to browse and buy gifts. The restaurant is elegant and the food is out of this world and the prices are not outrageous for the the ambiance and delightful dinning experience here.

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Russell Springs, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can stay over night in one of the cars if you want. We choice to stay in the hotel part and had a good stay. There is a pizza place in one of the train cars we ate there it was very good. There is gift shops, and one is in a train car. The have food stands close... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting something a little more interactive, I guess, but the decorations are pretty and it was interesting to see the trains up close

Thank Marissa G
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268 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The train is well restored and the cars are the hotel. We had a nice gentleman who was cleaning up one of the cars for arriving guests who let us take a peek in! It is very cool inside and we are already planning a stay here for our next visit to Chattanooga! the main building is neat and there... More 

Thank Mlbpafan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

This year we spent an evening at the Choo Choo watching the ice skaters, looking at the Christmas decorations and the food. You could eat on an old railroad car or from the dinning room in the main station. The station itself is an interesting historical time piece with a beautiful dome ceiling.

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