About Us

In 2005, we launched Nashville’s first hostel, Music City Hostel. We welcomed thousands of travelers at Music City and decided to expand our operations further downtown. After years of renovation work in its historic building built in the 1800’s, the Nashville Downtown Hostel opened its doors to travelers from all over the world in 2012.

Downtown Nashville

The hostel is ideal for solo travelers looking to meet other guests from around the world or for groups with individual bunk beds to accommodate over 250 guests.

Each year we welcome hundreds of musicians and songwriters who come to Music City to experience the vibrant art and music scene that has made Nashville home to some of the most prolific artists in the world.

Our facility is staffed 24/7 and has large community areas with computers, laundry services, an industrial kitchen for your cooking pleasure, TV and sofa lounges, instruments, pool/foosball tables, and plenty of places to meet and mingle. Our goal is to welcome guests into our hostel and foster an environment that helps travelers meet one another and create memories and connections that continue far past our doors, which is what eventually inspired our motto: Come as Guests, Leave as Friends.

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Nashville Downtown Hostel
177 1st Ave N.
Nashville, TN 37201