The following are some of the best hotels in the attractive and historically rich downtown area of Memphis.
The Residence Inn Memphis Downtown is located in downtown Memphis. Nearby attractions include the Mud Island River Park, Mississippi River Museum, the Orpheum Theater, and the Memphis Rock 'N' Soul Museum. The Residence Inn offers several facilities, including safe deposit boxes, guests' dry cleaning services, laundry facilities, and high-speed Internet access. The mezzanine and lobby are breathtaking, with original architectural features still intact. The elegant hearth room has an unconventional double-faced fireplace, and is positioned close to the billiards room. Guests wake up to a continental breakfast. A high-end business center caters to the needs of the business. For functions, the hotel has two conference rooms complete with all the required facilities. Although it does not have its own restaurant, there are several in the vicinity offering fine cuisine and competent services. Room amenities include coffee makers, irons and ironing boards, hair dryers, and cable television.
SpringHill Suites is conveniently located less than a mile from Peabody Place, Beale Street, and the Orpheum Theater. Also nearby are Graceland, Mud Island River Park, St Jude's Hospital and the brand new Fed Ex Forum. The hotel has convenient and quality accommodations, such as a pantry area with refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, and living area with a sofa-bed. SpringHill Suites also offers a complimentary buffet breakfast.
The Comfort Inn Downtown is an ideal choice for business travelers and family vacations. The hotel overlooks the Mud Island River Park and the Mississippi River. The Comfort Inn Downtown has a great location. It is close to the Memphis Cook Convention Center, FedEx Forum, Peabody Place and Beale Street. Facilities include high-speed Internet access in all rooms, as well as copy and fax services. The meeting facility is spacious, and perfect for business presentations, family reunions and social gatherings. Apart from conventional amenities, guest rooms offer irons and ironing boards, and coffee makers. Some rooms have refrigerators. The Business Class Suites have refrigerators, wet bars, microwaves, two-line telephones and VCR.
Other downtown hotels include the Memphis Marriott Downtown, Doubletree Hotel Memphis Downtown, and Holiday Inn Select Memphis – Downtown (Beale Street).