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“Not Great Value” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Red Roof Inn Nashville Fairgrounds

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Red Roof Inn Nashville Fairgrounds
Ranked #103 of 154 Hotels in Nashville
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Not Great Value”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

I stayed at this hotel 18 months ago and thought that I received decent value for the price...but a recent stay shows that opinion is no longer valid. Although the desk staff were very nice, the room was subpar: a non-smoking room with burn marks on furniture, scarred/damaged dresser, broken radio/alarm clock, no hair dryer, and a worn-out/thin mattress. For $70+, this was not a good value. I responded to an e-mail request from the hotel to rate my stay and did receive a reply from them...a generic form letter, which lends me to think they receive lots of negative responses. Although the location is great for my trips to Nashville, I won't be staying here again.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled solo
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank nfoster2001
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Jackson MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

During our stay Steven was very nice and helpful with directions and attractions we wanted to visit. He was one of the best employees we came across during our vacation through the south. Thank you Steven for an excellent stay!! He offered discounts and made our stay in Nashville very enjoyable.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Cindy L
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West Tennessee
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53 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2012

Staying at the Red Roof Inn on Sidco Drive in Nashville, Tennessee might be thought of as the equivalent of flying a cut-rate airline to a secondary airport. You may not end up exactly where you want to be, but with a price that is significantly less than the major competitors at the main destination, most shortcomings are tolerable.

On this particular trip, my destination was the Nashville suburb of Brentwood. At $49/night, the Red Roof on Sidco Dr. was about $40/night less than motels in Brentwood. That price difference was worth the extra 10 minutes of driving down I-65.

The property is typical of Red Roofs built in the 1980s. Rooms open to the outside. Inside, they are clean, decently-lit, compact, minimalist in design & amenities. The furniture almost reminiscent of an upscale college dorm room. The room is heated by several radiant-heat panels near the ceiling and cooled by a small wall-unit. Those heating units are a bit slow to warm up, but they are very effective and quiet. The bathroom has a compact tub with a showerhead.

On the premises, parking is a bit tight, there's no pool, and the only "amenity" would be the ice machine in the downstairs vending room.

The disadvantages mostly relate to its location. It's a noisy site (I-65 is within 200 feet of west-facing rooms and a noisy rail switchyard is to the east) and there are very few restaurants nearby). They also have a sneaky $1.50 in-room safe fee added to your bill -- it's something you sign-off on at check-in and you can ask to have it taken off the bill, but they will not remind you about at check-out. It's basically a little profit center that exploits those who are in a hurry or forgetful !

Room Tip: Room on both sides are noisy at night, but rooms that face I-65 might actually be the better choice...
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Toms River, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

Traveling cross country with a pet. Room did not smell of previous pets (urine). This hotel was cheap, clean, and the bargain was worth it. Nothing fancy at all, kind of out dated, a little beat up, but it did the job. For $40, can't ask for much. I would stay again.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank justPenguin
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Arkansas
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

I usually really like Red Roof Inns, but not this one. I had booked a reservation about 2 months ahead to get a ground floor due to knee problems. When I got there, they didn't have it. Only had a room on the third floor. I went ahead and stayed, but I physically paid for it. The girl when I checked in, didn't even care. When I contacted the company after my stay, they were extremely apologetic about it and are refunding 1 night's stay. The location wasn't in the best area. I'll still use Red Roof Inn, but not this one.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Julie H
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Additional Information about Red Roof Inn Nashville Fairgrounds

Property: Red Roof Inn Nashville Fairgrounds
Address: 4271 Sidco Drive, Nashville, TN 37204
Region: United States > Tennessee > Nashville
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #103 of 154 Hotels in Nashville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Roof Inn Nashville Fairgrounds 2*
Number of rooms: 85
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Only 6 miles south of downtown Nashville off of Interstate-65, the newly renovated non-smoking Red Roof Nashville Fairgrounds is within 3 miles of 100 Oaks Mall, Southern Hills Hospital, and the Fairgrounds. Within a 10-15 minute drive of the hotel are Lipscomb University, Greer Stadium, Bridgestone Arena home of the Nashville Predators, LP Field, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, The Mall at Green Hills, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, Tennessee State University, Opry Mills Mall and Grand Ole Opry. When you check in, check out the fantastic new amenities in our NextGen ® design rooms! The rooms at this non-smoking hotel feature new, comfy Rest Suite beds by Serta, plush high-end bedding, new modern design flooring, comfortable new seating and a large, flat screen TV with over 140 HD channels. All rooms offer free WiFi and select rooms offer microwave & refrigerator (a nominal fee may apply; please inquire). This location now offers a new business center available to guests. Experience our coffeehouse-style coffee & tea. This Non-Smoking Red Roof Nashville Fairground has an elevator. One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome. ... more   less 
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