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Located in Downtown Chattanooga, Chattanooga Choo Choo is within a 10-minute stroll of sights such as Hart Gallery and Coker Tire Museum. This 266-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool. It's in central Chattanooga and also a short walk from Bessie Smith Cultural Center and Miller Plaza.


Enjoy dining at Gardens Restaurant, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Quench your thirst with a drink at the bar/lounge. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.


All of Chattanooga Choo Choo's 266 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch plasma TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Ironing boards and desks are also standard.

Property features

Chattanooga Choo Choo features an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. If you drive, self parking is USD 7 per night, or you can take advantage of the free airport shuttle during limited hours. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a business center.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Outdoor pool and indoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Chattanooga Choo Choo provides an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This 3-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 40000 square feet (3716 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers an arcade/game room, gift shops/newsstands, and a garden. A roundtrip airport shuttle during limited hours and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Total number of rooms - 266 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3716 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Year Built 1973 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 40000 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Garden 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Chattanooga Choo Choo offers 266 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch plasma televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Chattanooga hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free local calls 
  • HDTV 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Plasma TV 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge between 6:30 AM and 11 AM.

Gardens Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

Silver Diner Restaurant - Onsite restaurant.

Victorian Lounge - Onsite bar.

Stir - Onsite restaurant.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 50.00 per stay
  • 2 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8.95 and USD 20.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 7 per night
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 15.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Chattanooga Choo
  • Chattanooga Choo Choo
  • Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel
  • Choo Choo
  • Choo Choo Chattanooga
  • Choo Choo Hotel
  • Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel Chattanooga
  • Chattanooga Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Chattanooga Choo

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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