Fontanel Nashville Small Hotels Winner
Nashville, TN – February 2, 2016 – The Inn at Fontanel today announced it has been recognized as the overall winner in the Small Hotels category of the 2016 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels, ranking First out of 152. For the 14th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers around the globe. Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Luxury, Service and Small Hotels. The hallmarks of Travelers’ Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value.
“It is with tremendous enthusiasm that we accept this prestigious honor”, stated Bob Ekman, CEO of Fontanel. “From its original development as the 2013 Southern Living Idea House, to its conversion to the luxurious Inn at Fontanel, the property has continuously received accolade after accolade. We pride ourselves on the over-the-top commitment its staff brings to every aspect of their guests experience. I tip my hat to the Inn at Fontanel team who deserve all the praise.”
“We congratulate the properties that have won Travelers’ Choice Hotel awards,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “As travelers consider where to book their next trip, they should be sure to check out these award-winners that have already delighted millions of members of the TripAdvisor community.”
To see TripAdvisor traveler reviews and opinions of The Inn at Fontanel go to http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g55229-d5894168-Reviews-The_Inn_at_Fontanel-Nashville_Tennessee.html
For all of the 2016 Travelers’ Choice winners, go to www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels.
Travelers can also follow the conversation on Twitter at #travelerschoice.
In addition, virgin-atlantic recently noted The Inn at Fontanel in their choice of the best boutique hotels in Nashville blog. View their coverage here: http://blog.virgin-atlantic.com/t5/Our-Places/The-best-boutique-hotels-in-Nashville/ba-p/49520#.Vq97F2QrJFS
About The Inn at Fontanel
The Inn at Fontanel is a five-structure boutique hotel, designed to encourage gatherings by day with distinct privacy and escape by night. There are six unique suites from which to choose, all connected by 2,700 square feet of deck with plush patio furniture and a view of the courtyard of gardens and Porter’s Pond, complete with a fountain and waterfall. The Great Room is the common gathering area for all guests, which contains a dining room, kitchen and living room, with a complimentary continental breakfast, served from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. Clerestory windows complement the soaring cathedral ceiling and flood the area with sunlight, providing an open, airy feel to the room.
Fontanel is one of Nashville's premier destinations situated on 186 acres nestled in the rolling hills of the Whites Creek Valley, just 15 minutes North of downtown Nashville. Property activities include tours of the Fontanel
Mansion, a 27,000 square foot log cabin and former home of Country Music Hall of Fame member Barbara Mandrell. Concerts at the Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater, Music City Ziplines by Adventureworks, and three miles of public walking trails provided by Metro Parks and Greenway. Handcrafted small batch fine wine and baked goods are available at the Natchez Hills Winery and Bistro, where special weekly events and entertainment are held. Cafe Fontanella is the property's award-winning restaurant, and is open 7 days a week featuring Italian/American cuisine. Accommodations are available on-site at the luxurious Inn at Fontanel, a boutique Bed and Breakfast. Shopping is available at the Stone House Gift Shoppe (which also serves as the box office). For more information or to book a private event, visit www.fontanel.com or call 615-724-1600
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