The Hermitage Hotel in Downtown Nashville: Easy Going Elegance, Five Star Luxury Get a taste of Tennessee tradition. Southern hospitality and all of the comforts of home combine at The Hermitage Hotel, in the center of downtown Nashville, TN. Opened in 1910, The Hermitage Hotel has been woven into the history and memories of Nashville and her residents for over 100 years. With a deep respect for Nashville and Tennessee, The Hermitage Hotel is committed to preserving the region’s heritage and practicing the traditions that make hospitality synonymous with The South. Whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, staying at The Hermitage Hotel will make your trip more fun, more beautiful and much more memorable. The Hermitage Hotel is Tennessee’s only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond hotel.