LOCAL AREA ATTRACTIONS
Situated right in the heart of downtown at the corner of Church Street and 4th Avenue, Courtyard Nashville Downtown puts you steps away from Music City's famed attractions. Get an in-depth look at the history, culture, entertainment and restaurants surrounding our hotel below-most are within 1-3 blocks of the hotel, all are within 5!
Get in Rhythm
They don't call it Music City for nothing. Book an overnight stay with us and discover how Nashville earned its famous moniker. Directly adjacent to our hotel, Printer's Alley, is a famous site that derives its name from the prominent publishing companies that used to be located there in the early 20th century.
Today, it's home to electric clubs, including the critically acclaimed karaoke bar Lonnie's Western Room and Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Barwhere numerous music legends, including James Brown and B.B. King, have played.
Ryman Auditorium, a National Historic Landmark, originally opened in 1892, and brings the best artists across all genres to perform on its iconic stage. During parts of the fall and winter, the venue also serves as the home of the legendary live radio show Grand Ole Opry and hosts a special Holiday show, Christmas at the Ryman featuring Amy Grant and Vince Gill.
During the summer, bask in the Southern weather and sing along to your favorite band's tunes at Ascend Amphitheater. Enjoy a pleasant evening year-round at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, home of the Nashville Symphony and various music series spotlighting ballet, opera and more.
For a more intimate setting, visit The Listening Room Cafe, where you can hear up-and-coming singers and established songwriters on the Nashville scene while savoring regionally inspired cuisine and local craft beers.
Just around the corner from our hotel, Nashville's live entertainment district features vibrant, live music, line dancing and honky-tonks of Lower Broadway.
Legends of Music City
Nashville is a city brimming with rich culture and history. Only a half-mile away, Frist Center for the Visual Arts boasts rotating exhibitions and dazzling pieces of work from the local area and around the word that will undoubtedly enrich your travel experience.
Johnny Cash not only blazed a trail for the country genre but for music in general. Walk seven minutes from the hotel to visit The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and discover the life, times and influence of The Man in Black.
Step into Country Music history at the George Jones Museum on 2nd Avenue, where George's talent and humor are celebrated. Don't miss the spectacular riverfront view from its 4th floor and the lawnmower he made famous!
Celebrate Hatch Show Print, the iconic letterpress that has commemorated America's culture since 1879. Still in operation - limited, space-available tours are offered.
For a more comprehensive glimpse into city's music history, explore the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Established in 1961, this destination commemorates the greatest musicians, songwriters, broadcasters and executives that have shaped Nashville's most beloved genre. It is the only place to get tickets to Studio B, where you'll get a true glimpse of the business behind the music.
History enthusiasts will love touring the Tennessee State Capitol, which features a fascinating array of state-related exhibits exploring everything from the tribes of prehistoric Tennesseans to the Industrial Revolution.
Feel the Beat Around Lower Broadway
When you stay with us downtown, gather with friends and colleagues in our expansive lobby before heading out for a night on the town.
- Wildhorse Saloon - Three-story club blending live music, dancing and award-winning BBQ
- Second Fiddle - Traditional honky-tonk outfitted with antique Music City memorabilia
- Layla's Bluegrass Inn - Intimate music bar known for adorning vintage license plates on the rafters
- Legends Corner - Selected #1 Country Bar by Nashville City Search voters
- Robert's Western World - All-in-one music venue, boot store and grill
- The Stage on Broadway - Honky-tonk fixture featuring large dance floor and no cover charge
- Tootsie's Orchid Lounge - Lower Broadway staple since 1960 boasting lavender exterior
- Tin Roof - No-frills saloon and venue offering a creative twist on traditional bar food
- Nashville Crossroads - Low-key concert destination established in 2004
- Honky Tonk Central - Three levels of dynamic atmosphere, live music and pub food