Katya Wachtel

Hotel 404

Nashville

by: Katya Wachtel

  • Why

    A trip to visit my boyfriend’s musician brother.

  • When

    September

  • Who

    Me and my BF.

Highs + Lows

  • Design – chic but cosy, with an enviable collection of vintage and custom furniture, and polished, sexy photos by Caroline Allison.

  • The Bed – King-sized and made up with never-want-to-get-out-of-bed sheets…

  • The luxe bathroom – Spacious and filled with Malin + Goetz toiletries and towels and gowns by local linen maker Turkish-T.

  • Location – Literally next door to Nashville’s iconic bluegrass club the Station Inn, tucked between Downtown and Music Row.

  • No formal reception area.

  • Limited public spaces to relax outside your own room.

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Important Bits

  • Type

    Tiny design hotel in a converted mechanics garage

  • Vibe

    Contemporary, chic southern comfort.

  • Location

    The Gulch, a gentrified former industrial neighbourhood close to Downtown and the famous Music Row.

  • Rooms

    5

  • Music

    Chill-out instrumental.

  • Year Opened

    2014

  • Designed By

    Nick Dryden of Dryden Architecture & Design.

  • Pool/Gym

    No

  • Restaurant

    es, James Beard-nominated high-style southern fare with a European influence, in a converted shipping container attached to the hotel.

  • Bar

    Yes, within the adjoined 404 Restaurant, with an epic and renowned whisky selection.

  • Minibar

    Yes

  • Wifi

    Yes, free.

  • Children

    No kids under 12.

  • Price

    About $350 per weeknight, and over $400 for weekends.

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Hotel 404

404 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN

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