Best Luxury Hotels In Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee, stands as a vibrant testament to the soul of the American South. Nestled along the mighty Mississippi River, this city is a mosaic of rich history, legendary music, and mouthwatering Southern cuisine. Known as the birthplace of blues, rock ‘n’ roll, and soul music, Memphis invites visitors to explore the hallowed halls of Sun Studio, where icons like Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash found their sound. A visit to Graceland offers a glimpse into the life of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself. Beyond music, the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, provides a poignant look into America’s struggle for equality. Memphis’ culinary scene, from smoky barbecue joints to upscale dining, promises a tantalising taste of the South. Here are our favourite 5-star and luxury hotels in the city.

The Central Station Memphis, Curio Collection by Hilton

Over a century of history floods this location, around which has grown one of the most exciting neighbourhoods in the city. The Station is now home to 123 king, double and queen guest rooms which offer views over either the South Main district or the Mississippi. Each enjoys the mod cons of a 49″ HDTV, USB outlets, EgglestonWorks speakers through which you can listen to the hotel’s own daily playlist), premium cable channels, Keurig® coffee makers and bath products by the William Roam Steam Collection. Experience Southern cooking at The Bishop and kick back with a craft cocktail as you listen to some vinyl records in the bar.

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The Peabody Memphis

See the daily march of the resident Mallard ducks at the Peabody, as they traverse from their rooftop penthouse to the hotel’s lobby’s ornate fountain. Originally opened in 1869, this Grande Dame is found on the National Register of Historic Places and has played a role in the shaping of the city. Nowadays it boasts Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond ratings. Its signature restaurant, Chez Philippe, brings together modern American and French cuisine in four and seven-course menus. There’s also a grill restaurant, several bars, a weekend brunch and a refined afternoon tea service.

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