The Palatial Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville Has 2881 Guest Rooms
Nashville, Tennessee is known as the “Music City,” because of its connection with the origin and rise of country music in America. Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley, is in Nashville and is a cultural landmark that receives plenty of tourist traffic every year. Some of the best food and barbeque cooking in the United States can be found in Nashville too. Yet, did you know that instead of flying to Europe or some other far-off international locale for a luxury hotel experience that you could also stay in a large, palatial, luxurious hotel that is almost a city with a city right in Nashville, Tennessee? The official motto for the Gaylord Opryland Hotel is, “Everything in one place.” Guests to the mammoth hotel can get almost anything they reasonably desire in the largest non-gambling hotel in the entire United States.
The Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville
The Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, which was recently acquired by the Marriott hospitality empire, has 2,881 available guest rooms. The palatial hotel has over 700,000 square feet of facility space. Cavernously stylish and spatially luxurious would be an apt description of the hotel. The hotel boasts 17 restaurants, like the impeccable Old Hickory Steakhouse, numerous shopping centers and mall, atriums, spacious and decorative gardens and spas. The hotel even has a facility-length indoor river system. In fact, the Old Hickory Steakhouse overlooks the hotel’s indoor river. There are over 9 acres of gardens and flower fields that are zealously tended to by an on-site team of 40 professional horticulturists and gardening experts.
Christmas Time and The Gaylord Opryland Hotel
During the Christmas holiday season, the Gaylord Opryland Hotel averages about a million visitors a year. Due to that fact alone, 4 horticulturists have specifically contracted to prep the hotel grounds six months in advance of the holiday season. The beautifully ornate holiday decorations, decorated Christmas trees and a vast assortment of floral and garden arrangements constructed each Christmas holiday at the Gaylord Opryland hotel is as much a visiting draw as the opulence of the hotel itself. Over 1 million visitors visit the Gaylord Opryland Hotel during the Christmas holiday alone. The legendary Grand Ole Opry House is a short distance from the hotel. You can also enjoy dinner and a show aboard the General Jackson river showboat. The General Jackson showboat regularly traverses the Cumberland River which is also near the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. The hotel also has a hallowed history concerning former patrons as well. Numerous American Presidents have stayed at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel with their spouses, including Ronald and Nancy Reagan and George H. W. Bush and his wife Barbara. So now you know that along with Graceland, prime barbecue cooking and the best in country music, Nashville can also offer you the ultimate in luxury hotel lodging. You can check for available rooms and rates at the official Gaylord Opryland Hotel website.