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Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
Ranked #33 of 157 Hotels in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 8, 2013

The location was great. Right on the corner of Vanderbilt University and overlooking Centennial Park. Our room had the perfect view of the Vanderbilt football stadium! Felt very safe walking around the hotel and location was close to everywhere we wanted to be. Like others mentioned, parking charge was quite steep, but Valet service was great and never had to wait more than a minute or two for our car (there are a few surface level spots for valet, so if we knew we were going out again soon, they would leave our car right there). One other thing to keep in mind, the pictures of the pool area online made it look large and luxurious....it was one of the reasons we chose this hotel. It is actually a rather small pool and deck space which limited the amount of time my daughter actually wanted to spend at the pool.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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JCarlos1207, Manager at Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2013

Thank you for sharing your experience and apologize the pool area feel short of your expectations. We will leverage this feedback as we are always looking to improve! Thank you for staying with us!

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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Perfect for visiting Vanderbilt. This is the one to choose. I have stayed in all the places around the campus, and this is the one. Only catch is the expensive parking, but there is no other good option on parking.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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JCarlos1207, Manager at Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for choosing the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt! We sincerely appreciate your detailed feedback and trust others will as well.

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

If you're visiting Vanderbilt University, this hotel couldn't be more convenient. You're right next to the stadium and a short walk to most of the campus. On the other hand, the hotel charges $29/day to park your car...and there aren't any cheaper options around. If I'd known this, I'd have taken a taxi from the airport. The other quibble is that the air conditioning in our room didn't get rid of the humidity. It was 90 degree weather and, while we weren't exactly sweating, it was just damp. On the other hand, the staff was friendly and helpful, there's a big Starbuck's in the lobby (with regular Starbucks prices), and the beds are super-comfortable with down mattress toppers.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled on business
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JCarlos1207, Manager at Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for ensuring we are aware of the humidity issues during your stay. This certainly is not standard and understanding how frustrating this inconvenience must have been. I will work with the engineering team to ensure this issue is not repeated in the future!

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Reviewed June 19, 2013

I have stayed at this location twice in the past year. The staff are wonderful and the rooms are very clean. Valet parking staff are very helpful when it comes to recommendation for attractions and food. I had breakfast downstairs and it was really good. I would recommend this hotel for anyone that may be traveling to Nashville.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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JCarlos1207, Manager at Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

We greatly appreciate your kind remarks and look forward to serving you in the future! Thank you for choosing Marriott!

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Reviewed June 11, 2013

The Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt is the best full- service Marriott property in the greater Nashville area. I had the pleasure of staying in one of the wonderful king suites. The bathroom was very spacious. The king bed was also very comfortable. The living area was spacious and nicely appointed. The Concierge Lounge was great. I really enjoyed the hot appetizers in the evening as well as the hot breakfast items in the morning. The hotel is nicely appointed and elegant. Special thanks to Steve Sines, General Manager, and Adam Henderson, Front Desk Manager. Jim Steers, Revenue Manager, was also very kind and accommodating. Scott Ferguson, Front Desk Supervisor. was very kind to us during checkout. Gail Bryant in the Concierge Lounge was kind and helpful. Jevon, Brittany, and Taylor at the Front Desk was also very helpful. I had a wonderful stay at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt.

Room Tip: The Concierge Lounge is very nice.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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JCarlos1207, Manager at Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to recognize many of our hosts and leadership team members. We are thrilled to learn you enjoyed your stay and hope to serve you again in the future!

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Reviewed June 2, 2013

Me: Marriott Platinum Medallion of many years, average hotel stay one night, travel throughout the country.

This hotel, IMO: Above average Marriott. Clean, quiet, nice Concierge Lounge, very good staff.

Be Aware: There appears to only be valet parking, and it's expensive. For those not on an expense account, be prepared. It's not something I'd expect at a hotel in Nashville.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled on business
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JCarlos1207, Manager at Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for choosing the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt. I trust this feedback will be helpful to others when choosing where to stay in Nashville. Our parking arrangements are a bit unique due to the fact we don't own the parking structure itself. We do offer both Valet and Self options with no additional charge for the Valet service itself. Again, thank you for your feedback!

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Reviewed May 30, 2013

A nice hotel with a great view of the Vanderbilt football stadium from many rooms. Parking is expensive and a bit of a walk with luggage. (Also got stuck while trying to leave the parking garage because the card reader wasn't reading our room key for in/out privileges.) Close to Rotier's and the Barnes & Noble that is the official Vanderbilt bookstore. Was chastised by a manager in the hotel restaurant because we had a doggie bag from an upscale restaurant and asked for a plastic fork. We may stay here in the future, but more because of the location than anything else.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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JCarlos1207, Manager at Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for choosing the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt. We appreciate the opportunity to review our successes and opportunities.

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Address: 2555 W End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203-1423
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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 Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Nashville
#24 Business Hotel in Nashville
#30 Romantic Hotel in Nashville
#42 Family Hotel in Nashville
Price Range: $173 - $524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University 4*
Number of rooms: 311
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the Vanderbilt University campus, Marriott Hotel Nashville/Vanderbilt University is one of the area's premier West End Nashville hotels. We are a top choice for those looking for a convenient hotel near Vanderbilt University and we offer a great location close to other preferred destinations in Nashville, Tennessee. Our hotel overlooks the historic Vanderbilt University stadium, Centennial Park, and the famed Parthenon. In addition, our top-rated Nashville hotel offers a free downtown shuttle to check out all Music City has to offer. Park25 Bistro, featuring Chef Kimo Akana, serves an eclectic American menu that is comfy, local, and creative. Other amenities at our hotel include Marriott's new Entertainment Package to stream from personal Netflix, Hulu, and Pandora accounts. Marriott Hotel Nashville/Vanderbilt University also provides a renovated fitness center, self/valet parking, and a concierge level. ... more   less 
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