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What travelers to Chattanooga are saying

Great city. Lot of things to do..
Sandeep M. Mar 6, 2015

Hitch a ride on the Chattanooga Choo Choo

Overlooked by majestic mountains and towering ridges, Chattanooga is a Tennessee city surrounded by natural marvels, as well as a layered history of Native American culture, Civil War battlefields and railroad dominance. Find out where the famous song “Chattanooga Choo Choo” came from at the old Terminal Station and Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum. Or make the most of the verticals by climbing Lookout Mountain or scaling Rock City for astounding views across Chattanooga's national parks.

Things to see

Ruby Falls

Ruby Falls is one of many attractions on Lookout Mountain, south of the city center, but with an underground waterfall and an extensive cavern complex, it's a sight not to be missed. Possibly the caves' best feature is how they maintain a stable temperature throughout the year, so would-be spelunkers can visit, come rain, shine or even snow.

Lookout Mountain Incline Railway

The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway is the steepest passenger railway in the world. The ride presents a stunning view of Downtown Chattanooga and the surrounding hills and valleys as you trundle your way up to the observation deck, the highest available overlook point on the mountain.

Tennessee Aquarium

Sitting on the city's scenic waterfront, the Tennessee Aquarium maintains massive aquatic exhibits and forest habitats. Guests can get closer than they might imagine to underwater predators here, with the Shark and Ray touch tank, or meet some of the cuddlier locals at the River Otter Falls.

Rock City

Rock City rests on top of Lookout Mountain: a garden that bursts with color and grazes the clouds. The area includes a winding nature trail, fascinating rock formations and swaying rope bridges.

Chattanooga Choo Choo

Chattanooga was a major hub of railroad activity during the height of railway expansion, and the Chattanooga Choo Choo complex highlights the city's rich rail history. Now predominantly a hotel, this 1901-built Terminal Station and train depot is now populated with modern restaurants and shops, as well as lush rose gardens and a model railway.

Where to stay


Downtown Chattanooga is home to many attractions and the banks of the Tennessee River. You’ll find that the most sought-after attractions, like the aquarium, are within walking distance of Downtown Chattanooga. It's also a cultural and collegiate area, with the University of Tennessee campus south of the waterfront, along with several theaters and venues for arts and events.

Lookout and Signal Mountains

If you can’t get enough of the views, you’ll even find Chattanooga hotels on or near the mountains. Less crowded than the Downtown area, Marriott, Holiday Inn and Comfort Inn all have branches close to the base of Lookout Mountain, as well as the boundaries of National Parks Chattanooga and Chickamauga.

Hamilton Place

This area of south of Downtown offers convenient access to the airport off the I-75 (around a ten minute drive away) and the cavernous Hamilton Place Mall – pick this district if you fancy a few rounds at Hickory Golf Course.

Travel information

Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport(CHA) serves the city of its namesake, and Chattanooga hotels nearest the airport include Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn and Staybridge Suites. For those choosing to stay outside of town, there is a shuttle and plenty of taxi companies to get you where you want to go. Get around Downtown by CARTA bus or the free, central shuttle. Plenty of locations are also doable on foot here, and the pedestrian bridge across the river, as well as the bike share system, encourage exhaust-free transport.

Best time to stay

The spring and fall months are dominated by mild temperatures. Spring is a great time to enjoy the area's thriving plant life. Crowds are fairly small in the fall months, so many hotels will offer lower rates.

The summer months can be humid, with July highs reaching 90 degrees Fahrenheit, but Chattanooga offers many indoor attractions, water fountains and shady parks. Chattanooga's winter weather can be a little unpredictable, so make allowances for snow and ice when traveling at colder times of the year.

Recently booked Chattanooga hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Red Roof PLUS and Suites Chattanooga
6 hours ago 2 stars $69
Knights Inn Chattanooga
8 hours ago 2 stars $52
Motel 6 Chattanooga Downtown
9 hours ago 2 stars $44
Days Inn Chattanooga/Hamilton Place
Hamilton Place
13 hours ago 2 stars $44
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chattanooga/Near Hamilton P
Hamilton Place
14 hours ago 2 stars $48
Sleep Inn Chattanooga
Hamilton Place
16 hours ago 2 stars $77
Days Inn Chattanooga-Rivergate
16 hours ago 2 stars $91
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chattanooga Downtown
16 hours ago 3 stars $168
La Quinta Inn Chattanooga
17 hours ago 3 stars $88
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Chattanooga I-24 West, TN
19 hours ago 3 stars $101

Recently Rated Chattanooga Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Motel 6 East Ridge TN
East Ridge
2.6 / 5
16 reviews
2 stars $43
Super 8 Chattanooga Lookout Mountain TN
2.8 / 5
27 reviews
2 stars $52
La Quinta Inn Chattanooga / Hamilton Place
Hamilton Place
3.2 / 5
119 reviews
3 stars $62
Wingate by Wyndham Chattanooga
Hamilton Place
3.8 / 5
26 reviews
3 stars $98
Travelodge Chattanooga/Hamilton Place
Hamilton Place
3.5 / 5
36 reviews
2 stars $49
Red Roof Inn Chattanooga Airport
Hamilton Place
3.1 / 5
76 reviews
2 stars $58
Hamilton Place
3.7 / 5
71 reviews
3 stars $65
Hamilton Place
4.4 / 5
21 reviews
3 stars $126
Super 8 Chattanooga/East Ridge
East Ridge
2.4 / 5
11 reviews
2 stars $47
Comfort Inn Chattanooga
East Ridge
4.0 / 5
2 stars $93

Featured Chattanooga Hotels

From $157

1 Chattanooga Choo Choo

3 stars
3.4 / 5 99 reviews

1400 Market Street

Guests who wish to experience a destination unlike any other can relive the rumblings of a golden age-gone-by at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Built in 1909, Terminal Station, with its magnificent...

Underwhelming Hotel
This hotel has many historical features, but is rather run down and in a poor location.
May 8, 2015
From $88

2 La Quinta Inn Chattanooga

3 stars
3.2 / 5 82 reviews

100 West 21st St

The La Quinta Inn Chattanooga, just east of Lovell Field and only one mile from downtown, offers guests affordability and accessibility. The hotel boasts spacious exterior corridor rooms,...

Weekend stay in Chattanooga
This hotel provides a convenient location at a good price, about 1 mile from the downtown area. This is a bare bones hotel but met our needs. The staff was accomodating and pleasant.
Mar 24, 2015
From $189

3 The Chattanoogan Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 45 reviews

1201 South Broad Street

The Chattanoogan Hotel, located in the city's historic southside, is a modern, upscale hotel boasting 199 rooms, full-service spa, 25,000 square feet of meeting space and three restaurants...

overnight stay
The hotel was nice and the bar with its happy hour prices was very good-evening band a little too loud
Jan 12, 2015
From $168

4 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chattanooga Downtown

3 stars
4.2 / 5 32 reviews

407 Chestnut Street

Signature chocolate chip cookie at check-in

The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Chattanooga Downtown boasts a gift shop, coffee bar, outdoor saltwater pool and fitness center. On-site dining and entertainment includes the H2O Lounge and Eleven...

Perfect Location
The hotel was in the perfect location it was within walking distance of excellent restaurants and entertainment. The room was clean and comfortable. We couldn't have asked for better service from...
Apr 18, 2015
From $148


3 stars
4.4 / 5 47 reviews

1300 Carter Street

The Staybridge Suites Chattanooga DWTN - CONV CTNR is located directly next to the convention and trade center in the business district. The hotel boasts immediate access to the free electric...

I stayed at the hotel when I was in town for a conference. It was a pleasant experience. Recommended.
Jun 27, 2015
From $168

6 Hilton Garden Inn Chattanooga Downtown

3 stars
3.9 / 5 17 reviews

311 Chestnut Street

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

The Hilton Garden Inn Chattanooga Downtown is located on the Tennessee riverfront just steps from some of the city's major attractions including the Tennessee Aquarium, the world's largest...

Poor rating
No amenities, out dated rooms, mattresses are uncomfortable, bar was never open and they charge you for everything even parking.
May 8, 2015
From $73

7 Comfort Inn Downtown

2 stars
3.9 / 5 33 reviews

2420 Williams St

The Comfort Inn Chattanooga is located just a short ride from the airport and a few miles from Chattanooga's major attractions. The hotel boasts a fitness room and salt-water swimming pool....

Not sure if will stay again . . .
This is our second time to stay at this motel. The motel is fairly new, but the neighborhood is not that great. Last year we had no issues, but this trip on one night we had a lady bang on our door...
Dec 1, 2014
From $124

8 Holiday Inn Express & Suites CHATTANOOGA DOWNTOWN

3 stars
3.9 / 5 40 reviews

440 W. Martin Luther King Blvd.

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Chattanooga Downtown is located just minutes from the city center and the University of Tennessee. The hotel boasts free high-speed wireless Internet...

Great for a quick notice stay
This was a very convenient location. The price was great and the stay was a good experience. I would recommend this hotel to a friend.
Apr 10, 2015
From $178

9 Hampton Inn & Suites Chattanooga/Downtown

2 stars
4.7 / 5 9 reviews

400 Chestnut Street

Free On The House hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

an urban retreat in the heart of downtown Chattanoogawelcome to the Hampton Inn & Suites - Chattanooga/Downtown, TN The newly opened Hampton Inn and Suites Chattanooga Downtown Hotel features...

first time in chatt
You consistently get what you pay with with hampton inn compared to their competitors.
Jan 5, 2015
From $91

10 Days Inn Chattanooga-Rivergate

2 stars
3.3 / 5 86 reviews

901 Carter Street

Stay 2 Nights, Save 15%

The Days Inn Chattanooga-Rivergate is located in historic downtown Chattanooga and caters to convention groups, motor coach tours and families. Located just blocks from the famous Tennessee...

Work Trip
We stayed for a few weeks for work. The rooms were clean, the staff was awesome, the attached diner was great and the location was great
Jan 5, 2015
From $198

11 Chattanooga Marriott Downtown

3 stars
4.0 / 5 24 reviews

Two Carter Plaza

Rate includes breakfast

Plan your Tennessee getaway with us at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown. Located just moments from the scenic riverfront, in the heart of Chattanooga, TN's business district, the hotel offers 343...

ironman trip
Loved the hotel but they did not clean the room one day and I had to call down to the desk and it did not get cleaned until 8 pm. Breakfast in the hotel was not good. Do not waste money. Staff was...
May 19, 2015
From $178

12 Courtyard by Marriott Chattanooga Downtown

3 stars
4.1 / 5 7 reviews

200 Chestnut Street

Rate includes breakfast

If you are looking for downtown Chattanooga hotels, this Courtyard by Marriott hotel is located in the heart of downtown and just blocks from the Tennessee River, Coolidge Park, UT Chattanooga and...

weekend getaway
Hotel was overpriced, nothing special but nice and clean. no complimentary breakfast.
Jul 29, 2015
From $173

13 SpringHill Suites Chattanooga Downtown/Cameron Harbor

3 stars
3.7 / 5 6 reviews

495 Riverfront Parkway

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Look no further than the SpringHill Suites Chattanooga Downtown/Cameron Harbor for contemporary style, spacious comfort, and great value. Our hotel offers studio, one and two-bed suites, each with...

Best Stay for the money
We have four young children and struggle to find safe, clean, and affordable accomodations. Not only did this stay meet those requirments, the continental breakfast was outstanding, rooms were very...
Jun 27, 2014
From $69

14 Red Roof PLUS and Suites Chattanooga

2 stars
3.0 / 5 19 reviews

2431 Williams St

Red Roof PLUS+ & Suites Chattanooga - Downtown is only minutes from downtown. The nearby Chattanooga Choo Choo is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and offer historical railway...

Good location near highway exits, gas stations and short drive to good restaurants. Hotel has nice indoor heated pool, ok breakfast options (no fruit). Rooms a bit stark but clean. Needs some...
Jan 14, 2015
From $208

15 Residence Inn by Marriott Chattanooga Downtown

3 stars
3.5 / 5 4 reviews

215 Chestnut Street

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The Residence Inn by Marriott Chattanooga hotel is ideal for any traveler looking in the downtown Chattanooga area- whether you're staying overnight or looking for extended-stay accommodations. Our...

From $228

16 StoneFort Inn

3 stars
3.0 / 5 5 reviews

120 East 10th Street

Relax in cozy elegance at the Historic 16-room Stone Fort Inn located at the heart of downtown Chattanooga within walking distance from the citys best restaurants and most popular attractions ...

Is missing something
The hotel is charming but is missing the fine tuning that is needed to be a great place to stay. And most of all the bathrooms need to be scrubbed down with bleach. Mildew everywhere. And the...
Jul 25, 2014

17 Country Hearth Inns and Suites

2 stars
1.0 / 5 3 reviews

101 East 20th Street

Country Hearth Inn and Suites Chattanooga offers the most value for your money when staying for business- pleasure- or just passing through. We offer clean spacious rooms- free continental...

From $68

18 Red Roof Inn Chattanooga - Lookout Mountain

3 stars
2.8 / 5 39 reviews

30 Birmingham Hwy

Save 15% On Your Stay

Red Roof Inn Chattanooga - Lookout Mountain offers stunning views of the landscape and a convenient, easily accessible location. Boasting free Wi-Fi Internet access, complimentary hot breakfast and...

Family trip
The front desk personnel was not customer friendly, he never smiled and his attire is so crumpled and he has no ID or name tag. Very unfriendly . The bed linens feels to itchy, feels like dog fleas...
May 7, 2015
From $62

19 La Quinta Inn Chattanooga / Hamilton Place

3 stars
3.2 / 5 119 reviews

7017 Shallowford Rd

The La Quinta Inn Chattanooga/Hamilton Place is located just one mile from downtown Chattanooga and only moments from some of the city's premier attractions. The La Quinta Inn Chattanooga/Hamilton...

chattanooga trip
much nicer hotels in the area ,should have done more research
Jul 29, 2015
From $83


3 stars
3.7 / 5 52 reviews

3644 Cummings Highway

Save 10% on your stay

The Best Western Royal Inn in Chattanooga is located near a number of major attractions including Ruby Falls, Rock City and the Incline Railway, the world's steepest railroad. Near the Tennessee...

Good one night stay
It is a good place for one night stay. The free breakfast was very good, so you do not need to go to other place to eat which saves your money and time. And the food was good too.
May 16, 2015