We stayed for two nights because of the excellent deal we found online. We found the place very cute and comfortable with the exception of one thing. The first night we arrived late and the room was very, very cold. Outside temps were in the 40s. The windows were open and the TV was on, which left us with an eerie feeling that someone had just left since the entry codes are on the door. We closed the windows and went to turn on the heat, but there was NO HEAT. We huddled under the blankets and called the next morning. The management told us all we had to do was push a button for the heat, well, there was no button. The a/c unit had been changed over the summer and replaced with one without heat. The management was very nice, and put us in another room with heat for the second night, but no effort of an apology or price adjustment was made.
I liked the place overall, and had we not gotten the great deal I would have made more of an issue over the situation. I would have loved to have a hair dryer available, I did not bring one since every other hotel I've ever stayed in had one.
Also, the place sounded like it was close enough to walk to Nashville on the website, but the road is narrow with little shoulder, and it seemed further than the mile advertised, so that was out. For the price, we were willing to overlook all these little things. If we had paid full price, I would give the place a lower rating.
Breakfast buffet at the Artists Colony Inn was a nice touch for a good price.
I really love places like this that keep the cute retro touches and just feel comfy and homey, and wish I could give it a higher rating, but for someone like myself with a circulation disorder, having no heat was miserable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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