Where To Stay In Memphis, Tennessee: 10 Best Hotels To Stay - Updated 2023

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Are you a big fan of rock n roll music? Come to the developing and relatively laid-back southern city of Memphis, known as the “Birthplace of Rock ‘n Roll,” where Elvis Presley recorded his popular records at Sun Studio and established his residence in Graceland. Today, the studio and the mansion form part of the city’s top attractions. Memphis, the “Home of the Blues,” is also popular for other music genres, such as soul, R&B, and jazz. Here, you can enjoy dinners in cozy restaurants with live music performances and explore museums for culture and history discoveries (e.g., The Stax Museum of American Soul Music, National Civil Rights Museum). You can also walk through South Main Street Arts District and strike a pose with cool murals in the background. Scroll down to see our suggestions on where to stay in Memphis, Tennessee, including the best hotels.

1. Peabody Memphis (from USD 455)

Beale Street is one of the top attractions in Memphis, having played a part in the history of blues music in the city. At the elegant Peabody Hotel, you find yourself a few steps away from the much-talked-about Beale Street, where you can dine and dance to good music. If you wish for a quieter and more intimate atmosphere, you can savor delectable dishes at Peabody’s lavish on-site restaurants. Then after a full day, you can retire in exquisitely decorated ensuite rooms that can accommodate up to five guests and are fitted with an executive work desk, a smartphone docking station, and a seating area. You can also exercise in its fitness center, swim in its indoor pool, and take a relaxing massage in its full-service spa.

Peabody Memphis

Wifi Available

Address: 149 Union Avenue

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna

2. Hotel Indigo (from USD 160)

The cozy rooms of Hotel Indigo are made lively and sunny with colorful accents, such as those bright-colored sofas and carpets in your ensuite rooms. You also have a dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi access, making working while on travel convenient for you. Hotel Indigo offers guests access to its modern fitness center and seasonal swimming pool. In case you want to drive, you can avail of a paid private parking. But thankfully, many Memphis attractions are within walking distance from the hotel, such as the Fire Museum of Memphis, Orpheum Theater, Sun Studio, Beale Street, Memphis Music Hall of Fame, and Memphis Rock ‘n Soul Museum.

Hotel Indigo - Memphis Downtown, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 22 North B.B. King Boulevard

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Dry cleaning

3. The Guest House at Graceland (from USD 289)

Are you a big fan of the King of Rock n Roll? We recommend you stay at The Guest House that brings you five minutes closer to Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion, which holds estate tours and features a car museum. Besides high-quality restaurants, The Guest House also has a pool with a bar, great for chilling while dipping in the cold water, and a theater, where you can watch performances. You can also hold meetings in the hotel’s executive rooms and conveniently work in your stylish ensuite rooms that come with a mini-fridge and a coffeemaker. Beale Street is within driving distance. If you choose not to drive, you can take the hotel’s shuttle service to Beale Street and the airport.

The Guest House at Graceland

Wifi Available

Address: 3600 Elvis Presley Boulevard

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

4. Canopy by Hilton Memphis Downtown (from USD 239)

The stylish Canopy by Hilton Hotel stands on Union Avenue, right in downtown Memphis. It boasts tastefully curated rooms with glass windows that give you lovely city views. You can book suites and queen rooms that can fit four guests, perfect for small families. It includes a spacious lounge with a flat-screen television, a dining table, a private bath, and a compact fridge. There’s a fitness center on-site that you can access to keep yourself active indoors. But feel free to walk and join downtown happenings, such as the baseball matches at AutoZone Park, musical entertainment at Beale Street, and live performances at Orpheum Theater.

Canopy By Hilton Memphis Downtown

Wifi Available

Address: 164 Union Avenue

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

5. The Western Memphis Beale Street (from USD 186)

The Western Memphis is at the heart of Memphis – a strategic location if you want to stay close to city happenings while on a business trip. The hotel offers ensuite rooms with well-lit spaces, Wi-Fi access, and coffeemaking facilities. Here, you can also access the meeting and banquet facilities to conveniently hold meetings and conferences, as well as the services of its on-site business center. You can squeeze in sightseeing in your schedule as Memphis Rock n Soul Museum is just across from the hotel. Beale Street, Orpheum Theater, and other popular attractions are within easy walking distance. You will be delighted to hear that you can check in your pets here for a fee. Your furry pals can enjoy listening to jazz and blues, too!

The Westin Memphis Beale Street

Wifi Available

Address: 170 Lt. George W. Lee Avenue

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

6. Arrive Memphis (from USD 235)

Arrive Hotel exudes that fascinating vintage-modern charm that makes you feel right at home in Memphis. It features oriental-themed carpets in the lobby, colorful graphical tiles in your private bath, and floral wallpapers in your cozy room. While the interior is classic, your hotel rooms are equipped with modern conveniences, such as Wi-Fi access, a smart television, and a Bluetooth speaker. Then you have top-to-floor glass windows that let you enjoy the city views from the inside. Also, the classy ambiance of this pet-friendly hotel makes it an ideal venue for themed parties. Walkable attractions include Blues Hall of Fame, Beale Street, Memphis Rock n Soul Museum, and FedEx Forum.

ARRIVE Memphis

Wifi Available

Address: 477 S. Main St

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

7. Hotel Napoleon, Ascend Hotel Collection (from USD 185)

This 1902 boutique hotel exudes that distinct Romanesque and Beaux-Arts revival styles with a gorgeous stone-veneer outer cover that’s hard to miss. While the interior of Hotel Napoleon also gives the same vintage charm, it is furnished with modern design elements, such as those steel hardware and sleek lighting fixtures in your ensuite rooms. Hotel Napoleon also comes with modern amenities, such as a well-equipped fitness center, a business center, and an elegant restaurant and bar with a relaxing ambiance. For entertainment, you can walk your way to AutoZone Park to watch an exciting baseball match or to Beale Street to attend a music festival.

Hotel Napoleon, Ascend Hotel Collection

Wifi Available

Address: 179 Madison Avenue

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Family rooms

8. The Central Station Memphis, Curio Collection By Hilton (from USD 199)

The Central Station welcomes guests who want to holiday in Memphis with their beloved pets, subject to fees and conditions. This centrally located hotel stands within walking distance to FedEx Forum, Orpheum Theater, and the famed entertainment district of Beale Street. So whenever you feel like taking a drink and amusing yourself, you only have to walk a few steps. Alternatively, you can also dine at the hotel’s on-site restaurant and chill at the bar with a fascinating mix of industrial and retro design elements. Even your cozy rooms resemble such a modern-vintage mix and are further equipped with a work desk, a private bath, a coffeemaker, and a compact fridge.

The Central Station Memphis, Curio Collection By Hilton

Wifi Available

Address: 545 South Main

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

9. Hampton Inn and Suites Memphis (from USD 160)

You will love spending your afternoons in the indoor pool area of Hampton Inn and Suites in Memphis, where you can run laps and sip cold drinks in the poolside lounge. The hotel also has an on-site fitness center if you wish to instead run on treadmills and lift weights. Your private room comes with a separate seating area and a kitchenette that includes a microwave and a compact fridge. If you’re working, you can use the available Wi-Fi, dedicated work desk, and chair. Hampton Inn and Suites serves free complimentary breakfasts – a convenience you can appreciate, especially on busy days.

Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis-Beale Street

Wifi Available

Address: 175 Peabody Place

Parking Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

10. River Inn of Harbor Town (from USD 258)

This gorgeously styled boutique hotel stands five minutes’ drive away from the scenic Mississippi River. River Inn in Harbor Town boasts ensuite rooms with luxe European interiors, furnished with flowing drapes, four-poster beds, thick carpets, and plush furnishings. Such rooms come with a fridge, a work desk, Wi-Fi, and an iPod docking station that will keep you in comfort while working. Here, you can enjoy gourmet meals at any of the three on-site restaurants, including that rooftop restaurant called Terrace, with a romantic ambiance. Orpheum Theatre, Memphis Zoo, and Pyramid Arena are within a short drive, too. You can go sightseeing between your work hours.

River Inn of Harbor Town

Wifi Available

Address: 50 Harbor Town Square

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace

Celebrate special occasions in Memphis

With its less crowded streets and romantic music, you will find the city of Memphis an ideal destination for celebrating special occasions with family and friends. These hotels feature well-equipped rooms and gorgeous on-site restaurants where you can dine and socialize. Some others have banquet facilities to hold bigger events. As these hotels sit in convenient locations, you can very well stay in them for work and leisure purposes, too.

But hotels aren’t the only accommodations in this city. You can also find other choices such as unique vacation rentals and rustic cabins near Memphis. So no matter what you’re looking for, there’ll be perfect accommodation for a memorable trip to Memphis.

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