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Best Hotels in Chattanooga, TN

Choosing a hotel can be a challenge when visiting a new city for the first time. With dozens of publications claiming to be the authority on the “Top Hotels in Chattanooga,” it’s easy to become overwhelmed by all the options!

Rock City, which opened in 1932, is just a few hours from Southeastern hubs like Atlanta, Nashville, or Birmingham, is the perfect destination for a day trip or a weekend getaway!

In recent years, Chattanooga has been praised for its affordable costs of living and developing entrepreneurial community. A midpoint between the surrounding metropolitan cities, Chattanooga is home to a plethora of unique hotels. From posh-themed rooms to historic landmarks, guests are sure to find amazing and unique places to stay in Chattanooga!

Top Chattanooga Hotels

RiverView Inn

The RiverView Inn is one of Chattanooga’s first boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts. Located on Lookout Mountain, the breathtaking scenic views provide the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle and allow you to “sleep in the clouds!”

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The RiverView Inn also offers numerous amenities such as a beautiful outdoor fire pit, a seasonal pool, and a clubhouse to help you create lasting memories with your group! If you want to step away from the city, the RiverView inn is only a few miles away from the best hiking trails in Chattanooga.

Drive time to Rock City: 10 minutes

The Chattanoogan

Nestled in between Downtown Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain, The Chattanoogan is an upscale hotel that provides a versatile venue for family vacations, reunions, business meetings, and unforgettable weddings!

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Whether you are looking to unwind at the spa, eat at one of the Chattanoogan’s three remarkable restaurants, or explore the surrounding city, The Chattanoogan is sure to have what you searching for. It’s also right around the corner from Chattanooga’s free electric shuttle!

Drive time to Rock City: 16 minutes

Chattanooga Choo Choo

The Chattanooga Choo Choo began as the Terminal Station, opened in 1906. Restored in 1976, the Choo Choo hotel is a member of the National Register of Historic Places. Over the years, the Choo Choo has taken on many evolutions by adding music venues, restaurants, ice rinks, and distilleries to its many offerings.

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Not only can you stay in classically preserved Pullman Train Cars, or a more traditional hotel room, but you can also enjoy one of the restaurants, gardens, comedy clubs, music venues, or the arcade located within the Chattanooga Choo Choo.

Drive time to Rock City: 17 minutes

Double Tree by Hilton

The Double Tree by Hilton is an excellent hotel located in the center of Downtown Chattanooga. The Double Tree offers 186 rooms and suites, accessible rooms, free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, and a beautiful outdoor pool!

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The Doube Tree feature’s the ELEVEN restaurant, H20 bar, and Starbucks Coffee, guests can enjoy a quick walk or drive to many of Chattanooga’s best destinations such as the Creative Discovery Museum, IMAX theatre, the Tennessee Aquarium, and Ruby Falls!

Drive time to Rock City: 18 minutes

The Dwell Hotel

Carrying on and expanding on the rich history of the Stone Fort Inn, The Dwell Hotel has preserved and reimagined the historical integrity of the space with luxurious retro design and a focus on mid-century modern comfort. The Dwell also is home to an elegant cocktail bar, Matilda Midnight, and The Solarium, which is a phenomenal private event space run by Concierge & Event Manager, Nicholas Cook!

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The Dwell is a sixteen-room hotel located in the heart of Downtown Chattanooga. Check out their room gallery to take a look at each of the room’s unique themes, decorations, and color palette!

Drive time to Rock City: 18 minutes

Rock City Vacation Package

The Rock City Tour Package is a fully-customizable package that combines tickets to any, or all, of the Rock City, Ruby Falls, and Incline Railway attractions, as well as booking at your choice of hotel!

With over 31 hotels available in our network, we will work with you to find the best arrangements to make your vacation a success. The Rock City Tour Package takes away the stress of booking your trip so that you can focus on rest, relaxation, and all of the beautiful amenities that Rock City and Lookout Mountain have to offer