Memphis Plays Cupid: A Guide to the City's Most Romantic Hotels



Who loves ya, baby? 10Best does - and we're proving it, with this guide to the most romantic hotels in Memphis.

When it comes to love, Memphis-style, the options are as unique as your relationship. Our list includes the most expensive and luxurious hotels in town, as well as a variety of options for those looking to charge their relationships with visits to Beale Street, a rooftop view of the Mississippi River, some time in the hot tub, or an in-room picnic.

All out, over-the-top, zillion-thread-count luxury is yours for the reserving at the historic Peabody Hotel, where you can spend an entire weekend overloading the senses with dinner at the 4-star Chez Philippe, a swim in the glamorous indoor pool, and drinks in the opulent Lobby Bar. If you're looking for a luxurious but more hidden getaway, the River Inn offers a quiet Harbor Town location with fantastic river views. Those who want to rev up their love with dancing, clubbing, and cocktails should consider the Westin Beale Street and the Hampton Inn, both right in the middle of the famed Beale Street action.

Some love affairs are best kept, well, under the radar. So if privacy, getting lost in a crowd, or an out of the way rendezvous is more your style, we've still govt you covered. The Hilton Memphis is a big business hotel - perfect for hiding in a crowd. And by the bustling Wolfchase Galleria, the Hyatt Place is a great choice for anonymity.


Located on Shady Grove Road in East Memphis, the Embassy Suites is a no-nonsense choice for the road warrior. Rooms are large and include a sitting area with a desk, couch and plentiful outlets, so you can set up your...  Read More


The hotel features the newest concept in Courtyards with the slick lobby area in which to relax, a rooftop deck for watching the city come to life at sunset, and a smack-in-the-middle-of-downtown location that promises easy access to the most...  Read More


The 232-room Marriott in East Memphis occupies a funky little spot where Poplar Avenue splits as it crosses over I-240 - but the location is a prime one for anyone conducting business at International Paper, FedEx, the myriad of financial...  Read More


Hampton Inn & Suites Memphis - Beale Street

The Hampton Inn on Beale is smack in the middle of the Beale Street action, being just one block north of the intersection of Beale and Third. So maybe it's not the first place you think of for traditional romance. But if you and your honey love...  Read More


The centrally-located Hilton sits on the edge between east Memphis and Germantown, and is ideal for those who want to really get away from the bustle of the city, but still be in proximity to great dining and shopping (which, guys, is definitely...  Read More


If you're high-tech, high-style or simply high maintenance, then the Westin Beale Street offers sleek, luxurious surroundings in which to conduct your business.It's probably the sexiest hotel in town right now, too. The downtown property is a...  Read More


The chic Madison is the best boutique hotel in the central business district, and oozes sophistication and big-city amenities. Luxuriously appointed rooms blend geometric wall coverings with bold colors, and many have a river view (ask for a...  Read More


The Peabody Memphis
Photo courtesy of Peabody Hotel

The grande dame of Southern hotels, the historic Peabody is a treat for the senses; opulence abounds, a dynamite restaurant pleases the palate, and the famed ducks entertain both adults and children. The old time-y pool area - a throwback to the...  Read More


Harbortown - home to the charming River Inn - isn't downtown per se, but locals consider it so (and we get the final vote). The Mud Island location and luxurious appointments combine for a quiet destination for those hoping to escape it all and...  Read More


This gorgeous old pile of a house in Victorian Village brings back the romance and splendor of a bygone era, with the five-star updates travelers demand of a high-end B&B. The house, a Victorian Italianate treasure, has been painstaking restored...  Read More


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Meet Sally Walker Davies

Sally Walker Davies is enchanted by Memphis' music, history, and characters. From the artsy South Main Historic District to the grittiness of her favorite live music clubs to the sophisticated...  More About Sally

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