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For a central location, it's hard to beat the new Omni Hotel (+1 615 7825300; omnihotels.com/nashville). Integrated with the Country Music Hall of Fame, the hotel is seconds away from the Bridgestone Arena and Broadway. There's also a chic rooftop pool complete with a huge Jacuzzi fit for a rock star. Rooms start at $199 (€146).
Located in a converted train station, the Union Station Hotel (+1 615 7261001; unionstationhotelnashville. com) is an elegant option in a landmark building. The rooms are sophisticated and plush and they come with soaring ceilings. Rooms start at $169 (€124).
A popular choice with musicians deciding to stop off in Nashville, Hutton Hotel (+1 615 3409333; huttonhotel.com) is a stylish midtown option, close to the Gulch.
The walls are adorned with local art, and rooms are equipped with spacious rain showers. Rooms start at $289 (€212).