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The Iris Motel, Nashville

2.5-star2.5 stars
656 West Iris Drive, Nashville, TN, 37204, United States of America

No-frills hotel in Nashville
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Everything was awesome! check in was a breeze. Having a code instead of a key is much…Mar. 15, 2020
  • The service. They responded very quickly. Also the local touches such as local coffee!…Jan. 16, 2020

The Iris Motel, Nashville

from $92 CAD
  • Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds

What’s around The Iris Motel, Nashville


  • Belmont University - 44 min walk
  • The Escape Game Nashville - 10 min walk
  • Tennessee State Fairgrounds - 36 min walk
  • Governor's Residence - 41 min walk
  • Lipscomb University - 43 min walk
  • Adventure Science Center - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Fort Negley Park - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Belmont Mansion - 3 mi / 4.8 km

Getting around

  • Nashville Intl. Airport (BNA) - 15 min drive
  • Smyrna, TN (MQY) - 26 min drive
  • Nashville Riverfront Station - 11 min drive
  • Nashville Donelson Station - 15 min drive
  • Hermitage Station - 19 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 37 rooms


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-3:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and smart lock details. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Television in common areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Netflix
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Access via exterior corridors

The Iris Motel, Nashville’s small print

Also known as

  • The Iris Motel Hotel
  • The Iris Motel Nashville
  • The Iris Motel Hotel Nashville


This property does not have elevators.

Long-term renters welcome.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    A damage deposit of USD 150 will be collected before check-in.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Iris Motel, Nashville

  • Are pets allowed at The Iris Motel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at The Iris Motel?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Iris Motel?
    You can check in from 4:00 PM to 3:00 AM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Iris Motel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Thai Kitchen (1-min walk), Jersey Mike's Subs (1-min walk), and Sunflower Cafe (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 123 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Would recommend
Very good value for cost.
ca3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Clean, comfy, a little noisy
The room was very clean and bright. Beds were comfortable. A couple of cafes are nearby, so getting dinner was easy. Noises between rooms were minimal, but we could hear outside noise, especially the garbage truck.
Emily, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great, comfortable, affordable place. Uber’s are super cheap to downtown. Highly recommend staying here.
Parker, us5 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Comfortable bed, not much else.
The Bed was comfortable, and the towels were plentiful and clean. That's about it for the good. The decor is very cheaply done, which I don't really care about. Bigger issues were the HVAC unit which is very loud and cycles on and off about every three minutes. The air was so dry that I'd awake throughout the night with my throat, nose and lips bothering me. The bowed shower curtain bar wasn't properly tightened so the curtain ran down hill to the center. The reusable Keurig coffee pot requires you to fill it using one of the drinking cups. If you've already used the cups then you are pouring the water in from the cup you've already drunk from. Now think about all of the previous guests that have also had to do this and yecch! Plus the coffee maker needs to be descaled, as it produced about the worst tasting cup of coffee I've ever had in my life. The location is noisy with passing cars, trains and the footsteps of the people upstairs. The television gets no local stations, instead requiring HULU or Netflix accounts, or at least I think so, The batteries in the remotes were so worn down that I had difficulty getting the TV to do much of anything. And the fact that they charge an amenities fee that's about the cost of an additional night's stay is a joke as there aren't really any amenities save for a teeny lobby with a couple chairs and a table in it, that I never saw anyone using. Do yourself a favor and find a real motel or hotel. You'll appreciate the difference.
Gary, us3 night trip with friends
Fair 4.0
I never complain but I’m a little disappointed. We requested 2 queen beds and we only got one bed. The heater kept making a super loud obnoxious noise so we slept in a cold room. The gardeners were up at the crack of dawn Saturday morning with the leaf blower right at our door. Walls were super thin so we heard people above us and to the side of us.
us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
An alternative to the norm...
Great front desk, no on site management...more like an AirBnB idea. Rooms are bare bones...nothing fancy...but they're clean, well maintained and inexpensive...I would definitely stay here again.
Lawrence, us2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
For the price very nice clean
Christine, us3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Easy, comfortable stay
comfortable room, great bed. Wished it was a little easier to arrange earlier check in and that there was more than hand soap and shampoo, but other than that a nice comfortable stay!
us3 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Great spot
The motel itself is a creative solution to expensive hotels in the area. Iris Motel was about a 10-20 min Uber from anything we needed, including East Nashville, Broadway and 12 South. Several cute restaurants within walking distance. The room itself is small but all you need. Could use some hooks in the bathroom, and cream/sugar for complimentary coffee, but otherwise it was a really great place to stay for the price! Would recommend!
us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice place! Small rooms but very clean! AC was nice and cold too!
Cliffton, us1 night business trip

The Iris Motel, Nashville

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