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Check-in: Feb 29, 2016 Check-out: Mar 3, 2016
3.6 /5
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This modern, smoke-free property with the funky façade belies its Best Western affiliation, but guests enjoy contemporary comfort and a solid value. Gen X Inn, situated in the city's medical district, offers easy access to the best attractions in historic Memphis. Amenities include a business center, exercise room, and free wireless Internet access.


The inn serves guests a complimentary continental breakfast, featuring fresh-made waffles and fresh-brewed coffee. During the day guests drop into a variety of local restaurants, including Top's B-B-Q, Bruno's Italian, Greek fare at Petra, India Palace, Bhan Thai, Blue Monkey, the Butcher Shop Steakhouse, or Molly Gonzales La Casita.


Each of the 32 stylish, air-conditioned guestrooms offers one king or two queen beds. Amenities include luxury linens, a 32-inch plasma television with HBO and premium sports and news channels, DVD player, refrigerator, designer toiletries, and free hard-wired and wireless Internet access.

Property features

Gen X Inn guests work out for free in the inn's exercise room, with stair-stepper, exercise bike, and treadmill, and also have access to a neighborhood fitness facility.


This trendy, urban boutique hotel, located on the Madison Avenue trolley line, provides convenient access to Beale Street's entertainment district less than two miles away, and the Regional Medical Center at Memphis Medical Center. Other area medical-related institutions include Southern College of Optometry, University of Tennessee Medical School, Methodist University Hospital, and St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.


Guests find dozens of top-flight attractions close, including Beale Street's simmering entertainment district, Gibson Guitar, Sun Studios, AutoZone Park, FedEx Forum, Pyramid Arena, Memphis Brooks Museum, Orpheum Theatre, Cook Convention Center, and the Memphis Zoo.


  • Close to medical centers and major landmarks
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Children under 12 stay free with paying adult on existing bedding

Nearby attractions

  • Beale Street entertainment district (2 mi/3.2 km)
  • Elvis Presley's home, Graceland (7.1 mi/11.4 km)
  • Pink Palace Museum and IMAX Theater (4.3 mi/6.9 km)
  • Children's Museum Of Memphis (3.2 mi/5.1 km)
  • Memphis Botanic Garden/Audubon Park (7.3 mi/11.7 km)


  • 24-hour business center with computer, printer, and copier (fees apply)
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas


  • Memphis International Airport (9.9 mi/15.9 km)
  • Vintage trolleys and traditional buses, Memphis Area Transit Authority


2.00 mile(s) from Huey's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
Tops Bar-B-Q
0.20 mile(s) from Tops Bar-B-Q, full service, American, open for: dinner
B.B King's Blues Club
2.10 mile(s) from B.B King's Blues Club, bar/lounge, American, open for: dinner
Pei Wei®
1.00 mile(s) from Pei Wei®, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
Blue Monkey
1.60 mile(s) from Blue Monkey, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
Blue Fin
2.20 mile(s) from Blue Fin, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner
Molly Gonzales La Casita
2.10 mile(s) from Molly Gonzales La Casita, full service, Mexican, open for: breakfast
Cupboard Restaurant
0.50 mile(s) from Cupboard Restaurant, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Bruno's Italian Restaurant
0.30 mile(s) from Bruno's Italian Restaurant, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
Butcher Shop Steakhouse
1.90 mile(s) from Butcher Shop Steakhouse, full service, steak house, open for: lunch, dinner
0.50 mile(s) from Petra, full service, Greek, open for: breakfast
India Palace
1.10 mile(s) from India Palace, bar/lounge, Indian, open for: lunch, dinner
Memphis Pizza Cafe
1.90 mile(s) from Memphis Pizza Cafe, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
Bari Restaurant
1.80 mile(s) from Bari Restaurant, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner
Golden India
1.80 mile(s) from Golden India, full service, Indian, open for: lunch, dinner
Bhan Thai
1.50 mile(s) from Bhan Thai, full service, Thai, open for: lunch
Barksdale Restaurant
1.00 mile(s) from Barksdale Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
On The Border
6.70 mile(s) from On The Border, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
Zinnie's East
1.50 mile(s) from Zinnie's East, full service, American, open for: lunch

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  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Non Smoking


  • Air conditioned
  • Non Smoking
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Elevators
  • Ice machine


  • Exercise gym


  • Continental breakfast
  • Coffee maker in room
  • Lounge


  • 24 hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Express checkout
  • Security
  • Wake-up service
  • Multilingual


  • High-speed internet


  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • RV or truck parking
  • Truck parking


  • Accessible facilities
  • Wheel chair access


  • Television with cable
  • Radio
  • Phone with speaker
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Cribs available
  • Electronic door locks
  • Ironing board


3.6 /5 Overall score

88% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 3.5/5
  • Cleanliness: 4/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.1/5
  • Comfort: 3.9/5
  • Location: 3.6/5
  • Value: 3.7/5

Great Overnight Hotel

Would recommend Fri, Jun 26, 2015
It met my expectations for a quick overnight trip. Room was a nice size. Very clean. No complaints.

| Conway Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Quick visit to Memphis - thank you very much

Would recommend Wed, Mar 11, 2015
Nice hotel, convenient to trolley line (unfortunately, trolley not currently running), staff was friendly and helpful throughout stay. Location was convenient (Beale St. a short drive away). If you have time, would recommend A&R Barbeque (a bit of a drive from hotel) and Schweinehaus (German restaurant 10 blocks east of hotel on same street).

| Flower Mound Family

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Clean and quiet

Would recommend Tue, Feb 24, 2015
Simple hotel, out of the way, quiet, but close enough to Beale Street that a taxi ride took maybe 5 minutes.

| Williamsville Friends

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 5 /5


Would recommend Tue, Feb 17, 2015
The hotel was great.. Need something done about the noise control.. You can hear every little noise from the door shutting to the toilet flushing . This makes it hard to sleep.

| N/A Couples

3 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 3 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 3 /5


Would not recommend Tue, Dec 2, 2014
It first glance it looked nice, but my blanket had dried food stuck to it and cigarette burns. The front desk told me they shouldn't even have that blanket, but did not offer me any compensation. There was also a dirty tooth flosser on the sink, junk on the floor, and the bathroom was dirty too. When I asked for a clean blanket (that was all I asked for) I was told they were locked up for the night, and I could only have one off the "stained pile."

| little rock, ar Singles

2 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 2 /5
  • Cleanliness: 1 /5
  • Hotel staff: 2 /5
  • Comfort: 2 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 1 /5

Good room.

Would recommend Mon, Dec 1, 2014
Room was clean, staff was a little confused at my check in but they got it taken care of.

| Salt Lake City, Utah Business

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 3 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Quiet, no frills, nice staff, meh location

Would not recommend Fri, Nov 21, 2014
This is really just a comfortable place to lay your head if you are doing a one-nighter in Memphis. It is in some random quasi industrial area next to an animal hospital. The hotel itself and its rooms were clean. Free Direct TV, which is a plus. Cheap price. Free WIFI. The staff members were all super friendly, very professional and pleasant. The location was the pits. And, there is no way you would be able to tell that by looking online. If you are looking to walk anywhere...forget it. I was picked up one day by Memphis residents and they passed it twice.


You'll need to drive to eat, play, whatever. The stay at this hotel is not a vacation experience.

| California Business

3 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 3 /5
  • Location: 1 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Great weekend stay

Would recommend Tue, Nov 18, 2014
Friendly staff, clean room, and perfect location. Would definitely stay here again!

| Little Rock, Arkansas Singles

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

business trip

Would recommend Fri, Nov 14, 2014
I had a very pleasant experience! My room was very clean and quiet, breakfast was great (waffles, biscuits, sausage, eggs, oatmeal and etc). Downside: no free weights in the exercise room but the treadmill, stationary bike and elliptical were sufficient (I missed that memo but it was listed on the website so it is really not a downside per say). Very friendly and helpful front desk staff. Fyi: if you need a cab, be sure to call at least 15mins from your expected departure time as cabs can be very slow to pick up. I didnt mind the 2 mile walk but it was too cold for me to attempt it. I enjoyed my stay/visit so much that I decided to stay an extra night. I got a great deal for half the price I would have paid to stay at a doubletree downtown

| Washington dc Business

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Sparkling Clean!

Would recommend Wed, Nov 5, 2014
Cleanest bathroom I have ever had with NO stray hairs! Beautiful room with a very Fung Shui feel. The hot breakfast the next day was very tasty. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel is close enough to Beale Street to take a taxi so you can party the night away! And, it is far enough away from Beale Street for a quiet, restful night. I would stay again.

Nightlife hint

Take a taxi to Beale Street. It was so much fun and safer than driving yourself. It cost about $9-12 one way.

| Southeast Missouri Family

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

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Nearby points of interest

Beale Street 1.3 mi
FedEx Forum 1.6 mi
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium 2.8 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 29, 2016 Check-out: Mar 3, 2016