Stay Extravagantly in Memphis, Where Luxury Hotels Are Plentiful and Lush

Yours truly has a confession to make: She's a bit of a hotel snob. But if you're looking for the most luxurious hotels in Memphis, then you'll be glad to know you're in good hands. Very good hands.

Our list of the 10Best Luxury Hotels in Memphis covers both those super-high end hotels, as well as those which are a bit less pricey but still offer a lush experience. The hotel market in Memphis, we are glad to report, is definitely on the upswing, having added the new Big Cypress Lodge inside the Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid in 2015 - which will recommend, and will be coming to this list shortly.

Enjoy your 'me' time in Memphis by spoiling yourself at some of the most posh luxury hotels the city has to offer, like the River Inn of Harbor Town, a lush little hotel tucked away on Mud Island. The River Inn's quiet location, indulgent rooms and lush bedding are enticing, as is its rooftop lounge.

At the historic and recently remodeled Peabody Hotel, indulge in ritzy, on-premises upscale dining at Chez Philippe, or pamper yourself with a treatment at the hotel's spa. Be sure to stay through the decadent Sunday brunch, with it's miles-long dessert buffet.

If you travel extravagantly, Memphis luxury hotels are the only way to fly - and our list of the 10Best will help you make the right choice.



The DoubleTree offers excellent proximity to Beale Street and AutoZone Park, home of the minor league Memphis Redbirds (an excellent space to watch a ballgame), as well as a myriad of downtown attractions and shopping.. Like most of the...  Read More

Holiday Inn University of Memphis All Suite
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Most folks don't know that the Holiday Inn chain of hotels got it start in Memphis; Kemmons Wilson started with one hotel on Summer Avenue, creating a nationwide empire of roadway inns. The Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis is part of the...  Read More



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



With an east Memphis location and proximity to International Paper, financial service firms and a quick drive to FedEx, the Hampton Inn offers the budget-minded business traveler the perfect combination of convenience and comfort. The hotel...  Read More



The hotel features the newest concept in Courtyards with the 'Refreshing Business' lobby which includes areas to relax, unwind, and do business. A Business Library complete with a fax machine, printer, copier, and computers as well as a large...  Read More



The centrally-located Hilton sits on the edge between east Memphis and Germantown, and is ideal for those with meetings with financial companies in East Memphis. Business services include a business service center with meeting rooms,...  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. The downtown property is a natural choice for anyone meeting with AutoZone,...  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



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
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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. All the guest rooms were upated in 2014,and...  Read More


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