$209 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Oct 5, 2014 Check-out: Oct 6, 2014

Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University

4 stars
2555 West End Avenue, 2555 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
23 reviews
Awesome weekend girls trip

This was our first trip to Nashville, and we really enjoyed it. The hotel staff was amazing, they... See full review

  • Amazing mom of 3
  • Mar 9, 2014
Weekend Getaway

Staff was very welcoming and friendly. I loved the free shuttle service, very convenient! I was a... See full review

  • Budanna
  • May 28, 2014
Located on Vanderbilt campus and close to other Nashville attractions

Right on the Vanderbilt University campus, the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University is the perfect choice for travelers visiting students and faculty members. The hotel is considered one of the best choices in accommodations in the area. Close to downtown Nashville, Vanderbilt Medical Center Hospital and the Parthenon, the hotel offers two concierge-level rooms and many amenities. An on-site restaurant, lounge, coffee house, Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and free shuttle to downtown attractions are just a few features guests enjoy.

Highlights
  • Free shuttle to downtown attractions
  • Indoor pool and fitness center
  • On-site restaurant, lounge and coffee house
  • Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel
Rooms

The 301 rooms and 6 suites at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University hotel are decorated in sunny shades of red, gold and mahogany, and offer Marriott luxury bedding with down comforters and plush pillows. Travelers choose from one king or two double beds and views of Centennial Park and the Parthenon or Vanderbilt Stadium. Rooms provide desks with ergonomic chairs, soundproof windows, wired/wireless Internet access, 32-inch flat-panel TVs, oversized chair with ottoman, marble bathroom, double vanities, Bath and Body Works toiletries, bathrobe, Plug-In technology, evening turndown service and cable TV with HBO and on-demand movies.

Two concierge-level rooms provide a free daily hot breakfast buffet, hors d'oeuvres, dessert, non-alcoholic beverages, business services, newspapers and magazines, 40-inch flat-screen TV, Vanderbilt stadium view and manager's reception (Wednesdays, 5 to 7 p.m.).

Features

The Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University hotel boasts terrific views of Centennial Park, the Parthenon and Vanderbilt football stadium. When not visiting Vanderbilt, guests use the free shuttle service or a limousine service to visit downtown Nashville attractions. The fitness center with cardio equipment and indoor pool gives guests a way to sweat out or swim away stress. Clothes can be sent for dry-cleaning or washed in the coin-operated laundry room.

 

The concierge arranges show or dinner reservations and the Grab 'n' Go Gift Shop is a combo coffee house and gift shop that serves Starbucks coffee, snacks and souvenirs.

Transportation
  • Nashville International Airport (10 mi/16.1 km)
  • Free shuttle to downtown attractions
Attractions
  • Music Row (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
  • Frist Center for the Visual Arts (1.6 mi/2.6 km)
  • Adventure Science Center (1.9 mi/3.1 km)
  • Nashville Convention Center (1.9 mi/3.1 km)
  • Country Music Hall of Fame (2.2 mi/3.5 km)
  • LP Field (2.5 mi/4 km)
  • Grand Olde Opry (7.8 mi/ 12.6 km)
  • General Jackson Showboat (12.4 mi/20 km)
  • Opry Mills Mall (12.5 mi/20.1 km)
Business
  • More than 11,000 square feet of event and meeting space
  • Extensive catering and audio/visual packages available
  • Well-lit desk area with ergonomic chair
  • Meeting and event professionals
  • Overnight delivery/pickup
  • Translator, messenger and notary public services

Hotel Map

36.1452 -86.8092
Area served
Nashville Music City Center
Nearby airports
Nashville International Airport, (BNA), 10.00, MI, W;
Area description
City Center, Location Type: City

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Exercise gym
Tennis
Water skiing
Scuba diving
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Coffee shop
24 hour room service
Room service
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Concierge desk
Laundry/Valet services
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Barber shop
Barber/Beauty shop
FAX
Video checkout
Currency exchange
Drugstore
Florist
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Phone with speaker
Telephone
Kitchen
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Turndown service
Cribs available
In room movies
Temperature control
Shower
Iron
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Centennial Park: 0.4 mi
  • Vanderbilt University: 0.4 mi
  • Music Row: 0.8 mi
  • RCA Studio B: 1 mi
  • Belmont mansion: 1.1 mi
  • Curb Event Center: 1.2 mi
  • Frist Center for Visual Arts: 1.7 mi
  • Adventure Science Center: 1.9 mi
  • Gaylord Entertainment Center: 2 mi
  • Fort Negley Park: 2 mi
  • Bridgestone Arena: 2 mi
  • Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park: 2 mi
  • Tennessee Performing Arts Center: 2 mi
  • Ryman Auditorium: 2 mi
  • Tennessee State Museum: 2 mi
  • Centennial Park: 0.4 mi
  • Vanderbilt University: 0.4 mi
  • Music Row: 0.8 mi
  • RCA Studio B: 1 mi
  • Belmont mansion: 1.1 mi
  • Curb Event Center: 1.2 mi
  • Frist Center for Visual Arts: 1.7 mi
  • Adventure Science Center: 1.9 mi
  • Gaylord Entertainment Center: 2 mi
  • Fort Negley Park: 2 mi
  • Bridgestone Arena: 2 mi
  • Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park: 2 mi
  • Tennessee Performing Arts Center: 2 mi
  • Ryman Auditorium: 2 mi
  • Tennessee State Museum: 2 mi
  • Country Music Hall of Fame: 2.1 mi
  • Schermerhorn Symphony Center: 2.1 mi
  • Riverfront Park: 2.4 mi
  • LP Field: 2.6 mi
  • Belle Meade Plantation: 4.1 mi
  • Lane Motor Museum: 4.2 mi
  • Shelby Park: 4.7 mi
  • Cheekwood Botanical Gardnes & Museum of Art: 5.4 mi
  • Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum: 5.5 mi
  • Nashville Zoo: 5.7 mi
  • Radnor Lake State Park: 6.1 mi
  • Grand Ole Opry: 7.8 mi
  • Opryland Hotel Gardens: 7.9 mi
  • Fontanel Mansion: 8 mi
  • Edwin and Percy Warner parks: 8.3 mi
  • The Hermitage: 11 mi
  • Memorial Gymnasium: 674.6 mi
  • Allen Arena: 689.4 mi
  • Gentry Complex: 1,755.4 mi

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Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 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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Guest Reviews (23)

Ratings and reviews for Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
5 out of 23
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.4

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Vandy Alumni
Business
New York, NY
May 12, 2010

Great Location

The experience was good. It was a nice clean hotel to rest your head at the end of the day. Today, all hotels should have free internet as people travel for business and the need is just as common as cable TV. To have to pay for that type of service makes customers feel like there are always hidden service charges and they are being nickeled and dimed to death. You could have simply taken your laptop to the Starbucks in the same plaza and gotten free wifi. Also, when you stay at a hotel, parking should simply be included. Other hotels, in the same area, had parking lots for their guests at no charge. Fix those two items and this hotel would have been a GREAT hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Long walk from hotel

Hillsboro Village

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Review of Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dreaming of Black and Gold
Business
Birmingham, Alabama
Apr 22, 2009

Vanderbilt University Experience.

The hotel was very clean and met all my my needs. I wished that the font desk was more knowledgeable of the Vanderbilt Campus and events. Shuttle service gave us a ride to the country music district, but did not answer for the return ride. Cabs were inexpensive and readily available. We at at Jackson's down the street and food was really good. If you are visiting Vanderbilt for any reason, I would recommend this place. They charged $.250 for a drink in machines and $4.00 for a bottle water. This was a negative and I would suggest bringing your own if you plan on drinking more than the one provided in the room. I did purchase because of the convenience but would be more prepared if returning again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Guilford
Sep 16, 2008

Efficient and clean

The Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University is very convenient for those conducting business at the school or medical center. The room was clean and spacious and room service prompt. The only on-premise restaurant was closed, although the hours of operation suggested it ought to have been open. Dinner available at the bar was typical 'pub' food.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Better food options are found away from the hotel.

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Review of Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Avondale
Jun 22, 2008

Pleasant Stay

The hotel was close to the University Campus. Eating and shopping were nearby. The rooms were comfortable and modern. Computer access was easily obtained. The exercise facilities were nice- a little small when more than 4 people present but there was variety and it was very clean. The next weekend following my stay in Nashville, I was at the Sheraton in Dallas, Tx and it was more expensive and not as clean, comfortable or accomodating.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There was a restaurant and bar in the hotel, plus dinning and coffee less than 1/2 block outside the hotel door.

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Review of Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Hoboken
Jun 22, 2008

You pay for the location

The best part of the hotel was the location, just 2 miles away from the heart of Nashville. The room itself was okay - servicable, but nothing extraordinary. The TV was great. . .when it worked. I showed up and the remote was broken. After it was fixed, the TV would randomly turn off every once in a while. The staff was friendly and the brunch was good. Bottom line, you pay for location. You're a 30 minute walk from the center of the action.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

You're right on Vandy's campus. Downtown Nashville is 2 miles away - country music, Predators hockey, dining, etc.

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