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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

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The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Formerly known as the ‘Opryland Hotel', the Gaylord Resort operated by Marriott International is proud to be the largest non-casino hotel in the United States outside of Las Vegas, equipped with over 3,000 rooms for guests and visitors.

GOH 2In 2001, the Opryland Hotel in Nashville decided to change its name to the Gaylord Resort & Convention Center, known by most insiders today as simply the ‘Gaylord Opryland'. Named in honor of the bootstrapping billionaire businessman Edward Gaylord, who once owned the Grand Ole Opry, the Gaylord Opryland now welcomes tens of thousands of satisfied guests every year.


GOH 7Rooms Available

All Marriott hotel properties worldwide are smoke-free. The Gaylord Opryland currently has 2,711 guest rooms and a total of 171 suites for visitors to choose from. Singles, doubles and group rates are available. All beds in the guest rooms are designed for maximum comfort, using a pillow-top mattress and soft, fluffy pillow to enhance relaxation and encourage a better night's sleep. Every guest room at the Gaylord Opryland comes with a complete tea and coffee service, as well as a modern mini-refrigerator. The Gaylord Opryland is proud to offer all of their guests complimentary free wireless internet in every room and public area of the resort in Nashville.

GOH 4 GOH 3Resort Amenities

Guests at the Gaylord Opryland can indulge in the wonderful sport of golf by playing a full round of 18 holes on the Gaylord Springs Golf Links. Following the gentle banks of the Cumberland River, the Gaylord Springs Golf Links features a full 18 holes of par-72 Scottish-style golfing terrain surrounded by acres of federally protected wetlands.

All guests of the Gaylord Opryland can access the modern fitness center, which contains a full array of advanced cardiovascular workout equipment. Fitness enthusiasts can cool down afterwards by unwinding in the richly-appointed sauna.



Pools & Spa

The Gaylord Opryland is proud to offer all of their guests access to the Relâche Spa & Salon. Although an appointment is required, the many therapeutic and relaxation services make every visit to the Relâche Spa & Salon worthwhile.

Some of the services offered at the spa:

  • Eye treatment
  • Full body scrub down
  • Full body wrap
  • Romantic couple's massage
  • Fitness counseling
  • Deep pore-cleansing facials
  • Foot bath
  • Manicures & pedicures
  • Hand treatments
  • Waxing
  • Therapy baths

Note: to promote maximum discretion, the Gaylord Opryland offers separate men's and women's lounges for visitors to the Relâche Spa & Salon.

The Cascades Outdoor Pool allows even beginning splashers to enjoy aquatic activities in the summertime. With an included children's pool featuring heated water, the entire family can catch some rays while relaxing in and around the water. A second outdoor pool, known as the Magnolia Outdoor Pool, features heated water as well. Towels are provided free of charge for all guests at the pools.

GOH 1 GOH 4WSM Radio

Country music fans around the world know that the Grand Ole Opry broadcasts on 650AM, using the legendary call sign WSM. Today, visitors to the Gaylord Opryland resort and casino can enjoy unparalleled radio reception of this American audio treasure.

Dining Options

Visitors to the Gaylord Opryland have a wide range of fine dining options to choose from, with enough fresh local tastes to satisfy even the most demanding palettes.

Old Hickory Steakhouse – Although reservations are required, it is worth it for anyone in your party who fancies Black Angus beef seared to absolute perfection. An extensive wine list and full menu satisfy even the hungriest of visitors to Nashville.

Ravello – Mama mia, Italian food doesn't get more authentic and delicious than the homemade pasta served every day in the beautiful garden setting of Ravello.

adventures-by-disney-logoWe were hosted on the Adventures by Disney Nashville Long Weekend trip. This is one post in a series of posts. For further details and more information on specific places we visited, please see:

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  1. This looks absolutely gorgeous. We stayed in Gatlinburg last week. We loved the area but I think next time we’d love to see the Nashville area. What a wonderful resort!

  2. That place looks amazing! I’d like to stay there the next time I’m in the area. Last time we were near there, we just camped. Not quite the same experience!

  3. Wow, big and stunning! Looks like a perfect place for a family getaway! I would love to stay there.

  4. Wow this looks like a great place to get away. My parents stayed there and I never knew how good they had it. They should have taken me! 

  5. I have been to Nashville a few times, including last year for the big BlogPaws Conference. I have actually been to this hotel and it is truly gorgeous. I wish it was pet friendly but I know they are very nice there!

  6. Rebecca Swenor

    This looks like a gorgeous relaxing place to stay for share. If I ever get there I will be sure to stay here. It would be nice to spend even just a weekend at a resort like this one. Thanks for sharing your experience.

  7. Sara

    We are also DVC members but we have never gone on an adventures by Disney trip! This really makes me want to book one soon. What a great adventure!!

  8. WOW! It looks like you could go there and never leave the hotel for your entire vacation. The amenities sound wonderful and the grounds are gorgeous.

  9. Ann Bacciaglia

    The Gaylord Opryland Resort looks like a great place to stay. I love the decor. I will be in the area in a few months. I will have to check it out.

  10. I definitely need to plan a trip to the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. My husband can enjoy the golf course while I take advantage of the spa.

  11. This looks absolutely stunning! My friend was just talking about a trip to Nashville! Gosh I would just drool if we stayed here!

  12. I’m seriously in awe right now…that place is amazing!! I don’t think I would even want to leave the resort! It looks breathtaking in the evening with all the lights lit up!

  13. What an awesome place to stay. I need to remember this when we plan a trip to Disney.

  14. Anosa

    What a gorgeous looking place, I am loving everything about it, from the rooms to the spa. 

  15. I’ve been to this property many times but never stayed there. I’ll have to check out the rooms sooner than later. – Yolonda

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