The America city of Nashville, found in the souther state of Tennessee has earned its reputation of being a hub for Americana, Country and Western and Country-Pop music. The modern city boasts a thriving downtown core, bolstered by dozens of music studios, bars and concert halls. If your plans call for a visit to the country-captial, use parking at Bristol Airport or the Edinburgh airport parking lot and fly across the pond destined for the country-kitsch of Nashville.
Nashville hotels down town are plentiful and are available for most budgets or tastes. Americans enjoy the comfort of franchise and chain hotels, where the room is guaranteed to have the same amenities as any other in the company’s chain. Nashville hotels down town have several of these, including a Holiday Inn and Hilton. For other Nashville hotels down town, look to the designer and boutique, privately run hotels that specialize in catering to country music lovers. One such of the Nashville hotels down town is The Hermitage, a private upscale hotel that caters to those seeking upscale lodging.
The Hermitage offers rooms with traditional American South Antebellum designs and decor. Full concierge and room service makes the stays extra special. Expect nothing but the best service when checking in to the time you check out. Full fine-dining and a lounge with cocktails and snacks compliment the hotels amenities. The concierge and tour desk is there to help find the best concerts, shows and attractions for guests staying at The Hermitage.
For more modest budgets that want comfortable and safe surroundings, look to The Courtyard or the Comfort Inn. These hotels are in Nashville’s down town core and are within easy distance of some of the city’s main attractions. The rooms offer full Internet Wi-Fi connections, queen or double beds, suites with kitchenettes if you prefer to prepare some of your own meals, free breakfasts, spa and pool. Children stay free and are welcomed with a kid playroom and activity center.
Nashville’s Hutton Hotel is another boutique, upscale hotel with a variety of fine dining options and a luxurious bar that welcomes you in as you take your nightcap cocktail. The Hutton earned a listing on Conde Nest Traveler’s Best Hotels for 2011 list and also made U.S. News best of the year award for 2011. Expect full service as you check in, with baggage porters, valets and prompt and courteous desk staff. Your rooms are an adventure in luxury and posh, with linen, bathroom accessories, and jetted-tubs. Enjoy the time in The Hutton before you head out to explore the wonders of Music City.
When heading out for any American destination such as Nashville, getting to and from the airport in Bristol and Manchester can be a headache. The last thing you should be concerned about is parking. Take advantage of the Newcastle airport parking or the Manchester airport parking.
The Official Parking at Manchester airport has facility that lets travellers leave their cars in safety while enjoying a much needed holiday. Simply pull the auto up to the gate, get the parking ticket and then find a dedicated spot at the Manchester airport parking.
Similarly, the Bristol airport parking works just the same. Head to the airport, drive to the gate and get a parking ticket. Pull into an available parking area in the Bristol airport parking facility and leave the auto in the guarded safety of the lot. It is that simple.
Head into the airport and fly free of the knowledge that your auto is being taken care of. When you arrive in Nashville, typically through a connecting city like New York or Washington, D.C., you are set to enjoy the music and country traditions of the American South.
Be sure to go to The GRand Ol’ Opry, the cornerstone of American country and bluegrass music. No trip to the city is complete without a stop at “The Opry”. With any luck you can catch a show of one of your favourite artists playing the halls of The Opry a privilege indeed.
Most Nashville down town hotels have services that arrange tickets, taxis and ground transportation to ensure your visit is smooth and pleasurable. Nashville is a fun and wonderful American city that is perfect for any country music lover.