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Music City Hostel
Reviewed March 8, 2010

The owner's philosophy is that the people make the hostel, and Music City lives up to that. Expect friendly staff, chill sessions in the common rooms, guitars by the fire, and visitors from all over the world who've come to enjoy this fantastic city. Can't recommend Nashville or Music City Hostel highly enough.

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 10, 2010

No frills but decent place in a ?failed motel? set up. Good enough area of town. Kitchen was cool and lots of young musicians hang there.

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled solo
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Reviewed November 20, 2009

i really enjoyed staying here. the owner is always floating around offering advice and making sure everyone is having fun. the atmosphere is more like a family home rather than a hostel. if you're travelling alone as i was you're guaranteed to meet up with people to head downtown with.

  • Stayed: November 2009, traveled solo
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Reviewed October 19, 2009

When I booked our private double room I was under the impression we would get a room like the one on the front of their website (picture of a nice double bed). But it ended up being one of the dorm rooms which had a double bunk although we had the room to ourselves. The first night was ok, but the second night we were transferred to another dorm room (as they had got the booking dates wrong). The second room was really scummy. I thought they might have cleaned it out after the others had left, but no, it was skanky pillows, hairs, used band-aids & crumbs on the floor, dusty surfaces etc. plus the plastic sheeting on the bed had rips in it and instead of getting a replacement sheet, they used duct tape to patch it up. Plus there was only one bathroom for a lot of people. For the $70 I paid for this hostel I would pay a little extra and get a proper double, with ensuite.

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank AngelaB50
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Reviewed September 16, 2009

We just turned up to music city hostel & were greeted to people enjoying the sunshine out on the decks singing along to a lad playing his guitar = perfect!! the staff were really friendly & said they had room for us so we were put in a room with a huge kitchen which was great!! the garden is a great place to just sit & talk to everyone else staying at the hostel & have a sing song!! you can make your own breakfast in the kitchen.. theres always ingredients available to make pancakes -yum!! it's only a half hour walk tops to get to downtown nashville where all the bars & live music are!! the walk is along a busy road so it's very safe as the restaurants & garages are open 24 hours!! the hostel is in a great location.. the staff are very helpful & the rooms are spacious & clean!!

  • Stayed: August 2009, traveled with friends
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Thank bexiecan
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Reviewed August 26, 2009

People relaxing on the deck and the kind and friendly service given on arrival gave me good vibes! Music City Hostel has a homely feel and I loved waking up every morning and walking out onto the garden/courtyard area on my way to the kitchen where I ate my first ever waffles - ingredients compliments of the hostel! The big buzz of downtown nightlife is only 20 - 30 minutes walk, or a short cab ride. The lovely green areas of Centennial Park and Vanderbilt University with close by restaurants are a few blocks away.

I felt safe throughout my entire stay at this hostel - how important a priority this is for other travellers might only be appreciated until such a time as when one has an unpleasant experience staying where registration is somewhat lax.

Music City Hostel is particularly memorable because it was so lovely to come home at the end of the day and enjoy sitting in the wonderful atmosphere on the deck or in the front courtyard area - often with musicians playing and singing.

There's a hostel somewhere in Bariloche, Argentina which just about matches this hostel for its fun friendly atmosphere. Understandably my one-week stay at Music City hostel turned into two!

  • Stayed: July 2009, traveled solo
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1  Thank CarolynDeH
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Reviewed May 11, 2009

Our host was so friendly - everything was really laid back and nice. Lots of budding country music stars stay here on a permanent basis trying to get into the industry.

It is a bit away from the town so expect to walk a long way back or like us all share a taxi back. Found Nashville to have some really good music with packed bars - but it was a Saturday night.

  • Stayed: March 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank Llewster
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Additional Information about Music City Hostel

Address: 1809 Patterson St, Nashville, TN 37203-2110
Location: United States > Tennessee > Davidson County > Nashville
Amenities:
Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 18 Specialty Lodging in Nashville
Price Range: $851 - $1,012 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are conveniently located in midtown Nashville, within walking distance to Downtown Entertainment district and Vanderbilt University. We have private apartments, private rooms and dormitory beds. We aim to provide safe, comfortable, and convenient lodging experience. For security, we require either a Passport or a photo identification at check in. ... more   less 
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