Arquitectonica, Adam D. Tihany, Stonehill Taylor collaborate to design Music City-inspired JW Marriott Nashville

Arquitectonica, Adam D. Tihany, Stonehill Taylor collaborate to design Music City-inspired JW Marriott Nashville.
The glass tower drew inspiration from the nearby Cumberland River and its symbolic place in the city’s history. Photo credit: JW Marriott Nashville

Turnberry Associates and Marriott International have opened the JW Marriott Nashville in Tennessee. Design-wise, the 33-story property with a glass façade pays tribute to Music City's history.

The JW Marriott Nashville has 533 guestrooms including 37 suites, a rooftop pool, Spa by JW, over 50,000 square feet of indoor event space, a 13,000-square foot outdoor event lawn, as well as chef and restaurateur Michael Mina’s first Nashville outpost of Bourbon Steak.

The glass tower was designed by architecture firm Arquitectonica, which drew inspiration from the nearby Cumberland River and its symbolic place in the city’s history.

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The interior design was led by design firm Stonehill Taylor, and it exudes a masculine aesthetic with nods to the city’s industrial past.

Each guestroom incorporates pale wood paneling with pops of earth tones and bronze finishes. Tailored lines and custom carpet with geometric design and modern furniture guide the eye to floor-to-ceiling windows, which reveal views of the city. The rooms have a residential style and layout.

Located on the 33rd floor with views of Nashville is the rooftop lounge.

The hotel has multiple dining options. The top floor of the JW Marriott Nashville is home to chef Michael Mina's indoor-outdoor American steakhouse, Bourbon Steak. Its interiors were conceptualized by Adam D. Tihany. Meanwhile, situated on the hotel’s main level is Stompin Grounds Restaurant & Market.

Additional amenities include a 10,000 square-foot outdoor pool oasis and the Spa by JW. There is an outdoor bar by the pool, as well as five cabanas. At night, the pool is transformed into an event space a stone-encased fire pit.

The 4,000-square foot spa, conceptualized by design firm Stonehill Taylor, has five private treatment rooms.

For events, the property has 50,000 square feet of meeting and event space including two ballrooms, 16 meeting rooms and two boardrooms.

Lukus Kindlesparker is the GM of JW Marriott Nashville.