NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Marriott International today announced the opening of its first property that combines three brands under one roof. Located in downtown Nashville across from Music City Convention Center and developed by North Point Hospitality, the new-build, 21-story, $140 million property includes an AC Hotel, Residence Inn, and SpringHill Suites.
“Music City is the perfect place for Marriott to make history with its first newly built, triple-brand property,” said Eric Jacobs, Marriott’s chief development officer, select and extended stay brands. “Bringing these three differentiated brands together will help travelers find the perfect accommodation—whether they are in Nashville to explore the city’s famed honky tonks and exploding restaurant scene, complete a work assignment, attend a convention, or perhaps even accommodate a large group with different needs, such as a family reunion.”
The property is the latest in a growing number of multi-brand hotels that can cater to several customer segments at one location. Marriott now has 98 properties with two brands, with 144 more under development worldwide.
“We are incredibly proud to debut Marriott International’s first newly built triple-brand property, created from the ground up in the heart of exciting downtown Nashville,” said S. Jay Patel, president and CEO of North Point Hospitality. “By combining AC Hotels, Residence Inn, and SpringHill Suites, we’re delivering a hotel with enhanced guest experiences and elevated amenities across the three brands.”
Three Brand Identities
Drawing on Nashville’s heritage as Music City, the 209-room AC Hotel Nashville Downtown showcases musical facets and geometry-inspired patterns and lines, as well as neutral hues that enhance the architectural interior to provide a backdrop for striking local art. In the AC Kitchen, European-inspired breakfast offerings including sweet and savory Spanish egg tarts, imported freshly sliced Iberico ham, and French croissants. During the afternoon and evenings, travelers can mingle with locals in the AC Lounge offering local craft beers, hand-crafted cocktails—including the brand’s signature Gin Tonic—and tapas-style small plates.
The Residence Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center, which has 136 suites, offers guests larger floor plans that include separate living and workspaces. The property caters to guests looking for longer stays, spacious suites, and upscale design and amenities. Each suite has a fully-equipped kitchen with a coffeemaker, microwave oven, and residential-sized appliances. The hotel offers free grocery delivery service, complimentary WiFi, a 24-hour food and beverage market, onsite guest laundry facilities, onsite fitness centers, and custom running routes that can be accessed via MapMyFitness.
The 125-room SpringHill Suites Nashville Downtown/Convention Center has separate living, working, and sleeping spaces for flexibility and functionality. Each suite includes the custom West Elm three-in-one sofa, which converts from a sofa to a daybed and a daybed to a trundle bed. From the well-lit desk space to the colors and fabric, every aspect of design has been selected to offer calm spaces that allow guests to relax and recharge. The hotel provides business services, complimentary WiFi, and a 24/7 Market.
Both Residence Inn and SpringHill Suites offer guests a daily complimentary breakfast.
Shared amenities include the sixth floor indoor/outdoor rooftop pool with fire pits, cabanas, and a wrap-around veranda with seating. The property also has a rooftop bar, called rtb!, on its 21st floor with views of Nashville’s skyline.
For special events, the property offers more than 9,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including nearly 4,000 square feet of dedicated meeting space on the 21st floor with 16-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows.