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Visit Top Tennessee Universities

Explore tennessee universities, all from the heart of music city

Nashville is the home to many of the top colleges in Tennessee, and Hutton Hotel offers a home away from home during your visit to the state’s most well-known institutions. Learn more about these top schools below and get in touch to book your visit.


Located just 0.3 miles from Hutton Hotel, Vanderbilt University is an independent, privately supported university set on a parklike campus in the urban heart of Nashville. Top-ranked in both academics and financial aid, Vanderbilt is committed to inclusive excellence, drawing the world’s brightest students, faculty and visitors. www.vanderbilt.edu 


Consistently recognized as a “Most Innovative” university, Belmont is a private, four-year institution located right in the hustle and bustle of Nashville. Belmont University brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. www.belmont.edu


A Christian university in the heart of Nashville, Trevecca is committed to holistic education, encouraging students to grow intellectually, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually. Trevecca offers 15 associate degrees, more than 100 undergraduate bachelor's programs, 20 master’s programs, and three doctoral programs, as well as specialist and certificate programs. www.trevecca.edu


A private, Christian liberal arts institution located in the heart of Nashville, Lipscomb University is joyfully committed to developing students whose academic excellence, faith and practice reflect ideas of global citizenship. www.lipscomb.edu


Tennessee State University is a public, land-grant university located in Nashville. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive urban institution offering 38 bachelor’s degrees, 24 master’s degrees and seven doctoral degrees. www.tnstate.edu


Founded in 1876 as the Medical Department of Central Tennessee College, Meharry was the first medical school in the South for African Americans. Today, the university includes a medical school, dental school and graduate school, as well as the Robert Wood Johnson Center for Health Policy. home.mmc.edu




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Upfront Savings

Book 3 days or more in advance of arrival and receive a 25% discount on our best available rate plus flexible cancellation terms.

Staycation Package

Get the full Music City experience this winter without leaving the excitement of the hotel.

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Book Direct & Save

Book on HuttonHotel.com and enjoy extra savings off our best available rates plus complimentary self parking.

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Hit the snooze button on the work week and stay a little while longer, won’t you? Enjoy a third night complimentary, when you book two consecutive nights on the weekends.

Songs, Suites and Sweethearts - Romance Package

Surprise your loved one with a night away and a song from your heart with our Songs, Suites and Sweethearts package.

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Breakfast Inclusive

We know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  That’s why we’re serving it up in the comfort of your guestroom or at Mane & Rye Dinerant with our Breakfast Inclusive package.

Whisked-Away Whiskey Package

Get whisk-ed away for a special whiskey experience with Hutton Hotel and Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery.

Fender PLAY™ & Stay

Spend two nights away learning how to play guitar or honing your skills from the comfort of your guest room.

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Suite Retreat

When you book a luxury suite at our best available rates, enjoy a food & beverage credit of $50 to use towards one of Hutton Hotel’s fantastic dining or cocktail experiences and a special Nashville welcome amenity.

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