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“Really nice hotel, beautiful atrium, great breakfast, great staff”

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville at Vanderbilt
Ranked #42 of 155 Hotels in Nashville
Cincinnati, Ohio
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124 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Really nice hotel, beautiful atrium, great breakfast, great staff”
Reviewed January 2, 2011

Everyone at this hotel greeted us with a smile and a friendly hello. Beautiful setting and nice location are big plusses. Shuttle guys/valet were fabulous! They were so very nice! Rooms were very nice and fine for a family of four. Breakfast was very impressive and free! The shuttle was free, too. Reception with free drinks was okay, but only serve goldfish crackers and chips and salsa to go with it. Spa in workout facility was way too hot to use and chlorine was so strong it burned your eyes when you walked in the room. Not great sound insulation. Heavy doors literally rattled walls from room to room. Loved staying there, though and would definitely stay again. Wish it had a pool, though.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 9, 2010

Spent the weekend in Nashville at the Embassy Suites Vanderbilt. The hotel was clean, very quiet - all in all a great experience that we would repeat. Good value vs. staying downtown, and several good places to eat or have a microbrew within walking distance.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
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northern VA
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Reviewed November 25, 2010

I was in town w/ my son to meet up w/ my brother and his son for the Skin's/Titans game and i have to say it was a totally satisfactory weekend! It was not our least expensive choice for area hotels but the ammenities were well worth it; large, two room suites, the open bar and appetizers Saturday night, FULL complementary breakfast Sunday morning, the free shuttles to and fro downtown ( about 5-10 minutes ) and the super friendly staff made it all worthwhile.
The music scene downtown, as u might expect, is awsome! Every twenty feet another bar with an unbelievablely talented band jamming out! ( no cover either ) ....and u never knowwho you will runinto in and aroung town. Met Billy Gibbons ( ZZ Top ) in the hotel lobby and he was nice enought to chat w/ us and give us all autographs.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled with family
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed November 13, 2010

This hotel really served its purpose well. While it was many blocks from where the "action" was the free shuttle and very available cabs made transportation a breeze. I was able to check-in and find my suite very quickly. It was large with a full sized living room. The bathroom was very large and the water pressure was great! I did feel that the towels had a particular odor to them. Not bad, just noticable.

A great part about the breakfast at Embassy Suites is that it's hot and it's free. While I wouldn't want to pay $10 for the food here, it did serve the purpose and i was happy to have it. Can't comment on the evening reception because I was never there.

I did like the 24 hour market by the lobby. I was able to get a snack and a drink for $5. Didn't feel it was too over-priced.

Quick Tip: Use the parking garage in Nashville at the library. Total for 5 nights was $32 bucks. This is compared to the $15 a night at the hotel. The shuttle will take you back to the garage when you check out. What can I say... i'm cheap! :)

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled on business
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Atlanta, Ga
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Reviewed November 1, 2010

I have stayed at Embassy Suites hotels many times, and I would describe this one as very typical. The room was nice and clean. The breakfast was better than most, and the atrium was nicer than usual as a place to eat breakfast. The location is very convenient to Vanderbilt and some nearby restaurants and bars, although the hotel and surroundings are not all that attractive from the outside. My only real complaint is the parking deck...you enter (and leave) the hotel to get from (and to) the deck on the third floor of the hotel.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled solo
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed November 1, 2010

This hotel is excellent value for money. The suites are 2 rooms and bathroom, with fridge, microwave, coffee maker, sink etc. and are very comfortable. Included in the price is breakfast and a managers reception in the evenings (drinks and snacks), a morning paper weekdays. The hotel is about 2 miles from Downtown and can be walked if you are fit. A taxi home in the evening will cost you about $10. The hotel is mainly for meetings etc so the bar is very small but the restaurant is O.K and reasonable. I will definitely stay here again on my next visit next year.

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with friends
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Alabama
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Reviewed October 19, 2010

If you like having a terrible bed, a vibrating floor from loud music and hearing thump, thump, thump all evening, this is your place. No manager was on duty to solve problems and the front desk was helpless. The health department rating for the "free" breakfast and nightly cocktails was 88. Really? The chips and dip does not compare to the other Embassy Suites we have stayed at where we had wonderful hot crab dip and well made cocktails.

If this Embassy Suites has an "event" planned like the bar mitzvah that took place when we were there, the event can do as they please and you, the guest, must put up with the event.

I will never stay here again and I will never expect all Embassy Suites to be equal. If you want a good bed like I do, stick with Westin and the heavenly beds! I would stay in the Embassy Suites in Miami and Hoover, Alabama, but not Nashville at Vanderbilt.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville at Vanderbilt
Address: 1811 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203-2711
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Location: United States > Tennessee > Davidson County > Nashville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Nashville
#17 Romantic Hotel in Nashville
#23 Family Hotel in Nashville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville at Vanderbilt 3.5*
Number of rooms: 208
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