Best of the Best 2018 - 342
THE HERMITAGE HOTEL
N A SHVILLE, TEN N ESSEE
N E I G H B O R H O O D Vibrant, Convenient & Historic
The Music City is a lot more harmonious thanks to The Hermitage Hotel. In its heyday, Nashville's grande dame - set next to the State Capitol - hosted everyone from Hank Williams to
Patsy Cline in its banquet rooms; even the Country Music Association was formed here. Updated for the 21st century, the beaux arts-style hotel added a new stanza with 122 refreshingly refined accommodations, nearly doubling the space of the original rooms. The elegant Capitol Grille is the epitome of sustainable Southern cuisine, sourcing ingredients from a farm just
$100 food and beverage credit per stay.
Be sure to browse the colorful displays in
Rachel's Boutique, which showcase the works
of local jewelers, fashion designers and other
Distance from Nashville Airport (BNA): 6 miles/9 km
Size: 122 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated
N A SHVILLE, TEN N ESSEE
N E I G H B O R H O O D West End / Midtown / Vanderbilt
Set in the city's lively West End neighborhood, and steps from the heart of Music Row, the
Four-Star Hutton Hotel offers guests an immersive journey into Nashville's creative culture.
Head to Analog, a music venue in partnership with Red Light Management, or to WestEnd
Kitchen and Bar, for an inventive take on Southern cuisine. The hotel's recently renovated 244
rooms and three signature suites are designed by Studio 11 to have residential comfort and a
rock-and-roll edge, while offering the southern-style hospitality guests expect from Nashville's
original lifestyle hotel.
Lunch for two (excluding alcohol, tax and
gratuity), once per stay.
Treat your furry friends to an exclusive
experience with their own welcome package,
such as comfortable beds with turndown
snacks and a special room service menu.
Distance from Nashville Airport (BNA): 8 miles/13 km
Size: 247 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Casual
WA LLA N D, TEN N ESSEE
N E I G H B O R H O O D Smoky Mountains
The 4,200-acre Blackberry Farm is a working farm and romantic hideaway in the heart of Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains. Explore the property on horseback, via old-fashioned carriage, by canoe and mountain bike or on intimate walking trails. Quieter pastimes include a
massage at The Wellhouse, reading in a hammock or fly-fishing in Hesse Creek, one of the best
spots in Tennessee. Food and wine take center stage at The Barn, where multicourse menus
feature the bounty of the farm's bakery, butchery, creamery and extensive wine cellar of
160,000 bottles. Take part in one of Blackberry Farm's cooking schools' or wine events.
$100 spa services credit per stay.
Enjoy bountiful fruit, vegetable and herb
Distance from Knoxville Airport (TYS): 18 miles/29 km
Size: 68 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated