Inspired by Tennessee farmhouses, and built to look the same, The Inn at Fontanel is an award-winning boutique hotel in White Creeks Pike, Nashville. The highly acclaimed Inn was transformed from a Southern Living ‘Idea House' into a luxurious guest house which offers exceptional accommodations and deluxe amenities for romantic getaways and intimate family gatherings.
The unique hotel features five separate structures housing guest accommodations, which are connected by more than 2,500 square feet of wooden decking furnished with plush patio furniture and overlooking a gorgeous courtyard of gardens with water features. Designed to encourage gatherings by day, yet offer privacy and seclusion by night, the unique layout of the hotel is made of six exclusive suites, namely the Double Queen North Bunkie, Double Queen South Bunkie, King Carriage House Suite, two King Guest House Suites, and the Inn at Fontanel King Suite in the main hotel building. A grand communal room with beautiful clerestory windows can be found in the main house for guests to come together, enjoy a complimentary breakfast and socialize, and features comfortable seating and an honor system wet bar.
1.Rooms & Suites
The Fontanel Inn is made of six exclusive suites, namely the Double Queen North Bunkie, Double Queen South Bunkie, King Carriage House Suite, two King Guest House Suites, and the Inn at Fontanel King Suite in the main hotel building. All rooms are beautifully appointed and decorated in a variety of elegant country styles, with soft, pastels hues, luxurious linens and down pillows, plush furnishings, and modern conveniences.
The most luxurious accommodation at the Fontanel is The Grand Southern Suite, which adjoins the central portion of the five-room hotel structure and features a cavernous king-size bedroom and en-suite bathroom with marble walk-in shower and luxury soaking tub, as well as a walk-in closet.
The King Guest House features a king-size bed and luxury en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and soaking tub, a spacious sitting area with comfortable seating and a wood-burning fireplace and a fully equipped kitchenette. An outdoor patio is ideal for relaxing and drinking in the stunning views.
The Queen Guest House has a private entrance with unique fabric wall coverings and unique decor. The suite offers a queen-size bed and luxury en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and soaking tub, and overlooks a lovely courtyard.
The Carriage House is luxuriously decorated with a queen-size bed, and en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and soaking tub. The suite also offers a sidebar and comfortable seating area, as well as alovely rooftop patio with breathtaking views.
Both Bunkies(North and South Bunkie) stand separately from the main estate structure and feature two double beds, en-suite bathrooms with showers and baths, fully equipped kitchenettes and outdoor patios with stunning courtyard views.
Fontanel is home to Cafe Fontanella, which is renowned for being one of Nashville's most authentic and unique Italian dining experiences. Inspired by Old World flavors and regional tastes, Cafe Fontanellaserves a creative menu of Italian and American dishes prepared with fresh, locally sourced and seasonal ingredients, with something to satisfy all appetites. The family-friendly, casual cafe offers daily specials and has a full-service bar, and inviting dining room and outdoor patio, on which delicious brunches can be enjoyed.
3.Plan This Vacation
There are a variety of attractions and activities to enjoy at Fontanel ranging from zip lining adventures through the shaded forest canopy and excellent hiking and walking trails through the hotel's conservation area to wine tasting at Natchez Hills Winery and whiskey and rum-tasting at Pritchard's Distillery. Fontanel also offers an array of outdoor and recreational activities on their 187 acres of beautiful green space for the whole family to enjoy from hiking, biking, volleyball and frisbee to softball, soccer, and jogging.
Fontanel presents an idyllic venue for special occasions and celebrations with multiple unique venues to suit every need. In addition to providing beautiful settings and indoor and outdoor spaces for all types of functions, the hotel also offers an array of bridal and engagement portrait settings, a luxurious Bridal Suite and Groomsmen Lounge, onsite catering with customized menu options, and year-round access to the hotel grounds for event planning. Other services include a dedicated Event Services Manager, introductions to some of Nashville's premier vendors for floral arrangements, cakes, and photography, and rehearsal dinner space.
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4125 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37189, Phone: 615-724-1600
Tennessee Weekend Getaways: The Inn at Fontanel