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Hotel Drake Motel (Nashville, USA)

Hotel Drake Motel (Nashville, USA)

About Drake Motel

Travelers can’t miss the historic Drake Motel with its retro sign inviting people to ‘Stay Where the Stars Stay.” If the establishment looks a little familiar, you might have seen it in the River Phoenix and Sandra Bullock movie Thing Called Love or a Dolly Parton video. Straightforward rooms, a friendly staff and a range of restaurants within walking distance are what guests can expect here. Simple, casual rooms have basic furnishings and a laid-back vibe. All feature free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning cable TV, microwaves, minifridges and sofabeds. The Drake Motel has a seasonal outdoor pool. Other convenient amenities include laundry facilities and free onsite parking. Pets are welcome. There is no restaurant on the premises but guests will find many establishments within walking distance such as the Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, Kyoto Japanese Restaurant and Morton’s The Steakhouse. As for exploring, downtown Nashville, Music Row and the Country Hall of Fame are close to the property.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets(Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index® based on 1610  reviews from:
  • LocationOkay  (6.3 / 10)
  • RoomsOkay  (6.2 / 10)
  • ServiceOkay  (6.2 / 10)
  • CleanlinessOkay  (5.0 / 10)
  • Value for moneyOkay  (6.3 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Reliable Housekeeping

Repeat guests who have stayed at the Drake Motel have commented on the cleanliness of the rooms and how the friendly housekeeping staff enhances their stay.


Rich History

Part of the appeal of staying at this motel is that it's cool knowing about its fascinating history. People who care about celebrities are always intrigued that this is the same place that served as the setting for the Sandra Bullock movie The Thing Called Love as well as several country music videos including one featuring Dolly Parton.


Lots of Character

Travelers who prefer not to stay in typical chain hotels like this motel because of its kitschy charm, old school feel, and fun, colorful murals including one of Elvis.

Negative Reviews


Strange Knocks at All Hours

More than once people have mentioned that they have encountered strange knocks at their door at all hours. While these may be isolated incidents, it's definitely safe to be more aware of your surroundings just as if you're visiting any other destination.


Thin Walls

Noise can be an issue and have woken up light sleepers. Travelers who do decide to stay here might want to bring noise-canceling ear buds.


Shady Surroundings

Safety should always come first as a few people have reported possible questionable activity near the property. It's always a good idea to be aware of your surroundings regardless of your location.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Express check-in
  3. Parking
  4. Terrace
  5. Outdoor swimming pool
  6. Hotel safe
  7. Non-smoking rooms
  8. PC with internet
  9. 24-hour reception
  10. Sun umbrellas
  11. Deck chairs
  12. Laundry service
Wellness / Spa
  1. Hot tub
Room amenities
  1. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Television
  4. Air conditioning
  5. Cosmetic mirror
  6. Radio
  7. Satellite TV
  8. Telephone
  9. Cable TV
  10. WiFi
  11. Microwave
  12. Fridge
Theme / Type
  1. Eco-friendly hotel

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 16:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


420 Murfreesboro Road , 37210 , Nashville , USA
Telephone: +1(615)2567770 | Fax: +1(615)2598901 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Drake Motel

  • Is there a pool area at Drake Motel?

    Yes, Drake Motel offers 2 pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Drake Motel?

    No, Drake Motel doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Drake Motel?

    Yes, Drake Motel provides Parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Drake Motel?

    Check-in at Drake Motel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Drake Motel located?

    Drake Motel is located in 420 Murfreesboro Road, 37210, Nashville, USA.