Located about a 6-minute drive from Nashville International Airport (BNA) and a 4-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 40 on-ramp, the Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Airport is geared toward air and car travellers who require a hotel with easy highway access and on-site dining close to the airport.
This smoke-free hotel has 145 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Standard rooms offer two double beds, while rooms with a seating area and sofabed are also available. Some rooms also feature a balcony.
Hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool, a hot tub, fitness facilities, meeting/conference space, a business centre, guest laundry facilities and free parking. A free 24-hour round-trip airport shuttle service is also provided (please contact the hotel for scheduling details). The hotel's on-site restaurant, The Bistro, serves breakfast and dinner daily. Pets are not permitted, and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.
The Grand Ole Opry is a 10-minute drive north of the hotel, while Opry Mills Shopping Centre and Two Rivers Golf Course are both an 8-minute drive northward. Nashville Shores Water Park is roughly a 12-minute drive east. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: May 27, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and location.
The hotel's staff were praised by many reviewers, who characterized them as polite, helpful and accommodating. One guest mentioned that the staff were very helpful in making recommendations.
Numerous lodgers enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, modern and well equipped, with comfortable beds and linens.
Several guests were pleased with the hotel's location, and found it to be close to the airport, highway access, Nashville's downtown, the Grand Ole Opry and Opry Mills Shopping Centre.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the lack of free breakfast and noise transfer.
While the majority of reviewers found the hotel to provide reasonable rates, some guests were disappointed that a free breakfast was not included.
Noise transfer was mentioned by a few guests, who reported being able to hear guests in adjacent rooms, the hallways and rooms overhead.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 with an 93% recommendation rate from 183 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 9 out of 10 from 22 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #40 out of 144 Nashville hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 114 reviews.
The author called the hotel on May 27, 2013 to verify some information.