While there is a parking garage, you still might want to stay at a hotel within walking distance. You can also take the MTA bus which travels between the airport and a stop that is just a short walk away.
The Clarion Hotel Nashville – Downtown is a nice place to start your search as it is located within close proximity to all of the popular attractions n the city. There is a free shuttle that passes by every 30 minutes if you need help getting around.
Holiday Inn Express and Courtyard by Marriot are both affordable hotels close to Bridgestone Arena. The Hampton Inn & Suites in downtown Nashville is a good three-star hotel with free breakfast. If your budget will allow for a four star hotel, there is the Sheraton Grand, Union Station Hotel, and The Westin as the more affordable choices.
The downtown Hilton hotel is very popular and highly rated by music enthusiasts and sports fan alike. It offers more than 300 rooms of varying sizes. If you’re interested in apartment rentals, the Stay Alfred at 505 is located less than a mile from the arena. Each apartment has its own kitchen with microwave and refrigerator. Another option is the Vanderbilt Midtown 318 E23.
Keep in mind that whenever there is a major event the hotel prices will go up. This is true for every city. For this reason, it’s a good idea to book as far in advance as possible. The rates will only go up and up as the date of the game or concert gets closer. See if you can use any travel-related coupon codes or discounts to help you bring down the price.
Just because you’re looking for hotels close to Bridgestone Arena doesn’t mean you should forget about the rest of Nashville. While you’re in town you might as well check out other attractions like the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nissan Stadium, Johnny Cash Museum, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, and the #1 attraction in all of Nashville: the Grand Ole’ Opry House. They don’t call Nashville “Music City” for nothing.