The Read House, Downtown City Center

Chattanooga , , 107 West Martin Luther King Blvd (Show on Map)


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Summary of reviewsThe Read House, Downtown City Center in downtown Chattanooga is a highly recommended hotel for those looking to explore the city. The location is praised as amazing and perfect with many great restaurants and entertainment options within walking distance. The hotel is beautifully maintained with thought to the era and its Victorian style architecture and design of a century ago really adds to the historical environment of this regal and elegant property. The staff is described as friendly, wonderful, accommodating and top notch with exceptional hospitality. The rooms are comfortable and spacious with excellent beds and large rooms that offer great value for money. The chophouse and restaurant are highly praised for their delicious food and lovely 1920's ambiance. While the breakfast options have mixed reviews, guests can order breakfast to their room or visit the 24/7 diner across the street for an alternative option. The pool area has potential for a refreshing dip or relaxing afternoon, but some guests had issues with the upkeep of the pool area. The valet parking service is efficient and reasonably priced compared to other cities. Overall, The Read House, Downtown City Center is a beautiful historic hotel that offers a luxurious stay with a great atmosphere and is a solid choice for travelers.
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Room Types
The Manor - Traditional King Located in the Manor Building, this room features a 50-inch flat-screen TV, Keurig® machine, Roam toiletries and a refrigerator.

The Manor - Traditional Double Queens Located in the Manor Building, this room features a 50-inch flat-screen TV, Keurig® machine, Roam toiletries and a refrigerator.

The Manor - Deluxe Double Queens Located in the Manor Building, this room features a 50-inch flat-screen TV, Keurig® machine, Roam toiletries and a refrigerator.

Historic Tower - Premier King Located in the historic Tower Building, this room features a 50-inch flat-screen TV, Keurig machine®, in-room safe, glass walk-in shower, bathrobes and slippers, Roam toiletries and a refrigerator.

Historic Tower - Premier Double Queens Located in the historic Tower Building, this room features a 50-inch flat-screen TV, Keurig machine®, in-room safe, glass walk-in shower, bathrobes and slippers, Roam toiletries and a refrigerator.

Historic Tower - Executive Suite This spacious suite features 1 living room, 1 separate bedroom and 1 bathroom with a walk-in shower and free toiletries. The suite has carpeted floors, a seating area with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, as well as a wardrobe. The unit has 2 beds.

The Manor - Accessible Double Queen The spacious double room provides air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, as well as a private bathroom featuring a walk-in shower and a hairdryer. The double room features carpeted floors, a seating area with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a wardrobe, a safe deposit box, as well as heating. The unit offers 2 beds.

The Manor - Accessible King The spacious double room offers air conditioning, a tea and coffee maker, as well as a private bathroom featuring a walk-in shower and a hairdryer. The unit offers 1 bed.

The Manor – Traditional Room – Bed Type Not Guaranteed

Guest Reviews
Location
The location of The Read House, Downtown City Center in downtown Chattanooga is praised by guests as amazing, perfect and wonderful. The hotel is in the heart of the city and within walking distance to many great restaurants and entertainment options. The CARTA free trolley route runs directly by the hotel for easy access to other parts of the city. The area around the hotel is historic and full of things to see and do. Guests mention that there are lots of great restaurants in and around the hotel. While the location is generally considered safe, some guests caution that the area immediately outside the hotel can feel a bit unsafe for solo female travelers at night. Overall, the location of The Read House, Downtown City Center is highly recommended for those looking to explore downtown Chattanooga.

Breakfast
The Read House, Downtown City Center offers a range of dining options, including Bridgeman's restaurant with excellent service. However, guests have mixed reviews about the breakfast options. Some found the breakfast to be delicious, but others were disappointed with the limited options and the fact that there was no breakfast buffet. Many guests wished there was a breakfast and lunch restaurant other than Starbucks and some found the breakfast to be expensive. Others found that room service and breakfast were not available at all. However, guests can order breakfast to their room or visit the 24/7 diner across the street for an alternative option. Unfortunately, there were a few negative reviews concerning the breakfast service with guests experiencing long wait times and poor experiences with the service.

Dinner
If you're looking for delicious food options on your trip to The Read House, Downtown City Center, look no further than the chophouse on the property! Additionally, there is a great diner just around the corner and the lobby bar also offers tasty options. While the food and drinks at the bar may be a bit pricey, guests rave about the quality of the food. The in-house steak house is another great option, though meals can be on the expensive side due to the a la carte menu. Despite some chaos in service, the restaurant inside the hotel offers yummy options like the Tomahawk Ribeye. Overall, guests love the chophouse and restaurant with many praising the lovely 1920's ambiance and atmosphere.

Rooms
If you're looking for a comfortable and spacious stay at the historic The Read House, you won't be disappointed with excellent beds and large rooms that offer great value for money. Beautiful decor and historic charm can be found throughout the hotel with well-decorated traditional and premium rooms. Some rooms, however, show their age and could use updates, particularly the bathrooms. Some guests found the beds uncomfortable and noisy rooms could disturb light sleepers. Regardless, most guests appreciated the refreshed renovation effort and found their rooms adequately clean and comfortable, although some complained of a musty smell. Some rooms were very spacious and while some found them "HUGE," others wondered if it was overkill. Bathrooms were spacious too but could be spruced up and while some guests liked the retro feel, others complained of significant wear and tear or mustiness. Some rooms lacked insulation, so noise from hallways could be heard. But aside from a few small issues, the comfy rooms and beautify facilities at The Read House make for an enjoyable stay.

Beds
Nestled in the heart of Chattanooga is The Read House, Downtown City Center, where guests can enjoy a truly comfortable stay. The amenities, including the beds and service, are top-notch. Whether you choose a large room or smaller, the bed is without a doubt the highlight of the stay. Guests rave about the comfort of the bed with some even calling it the most comfortable bed they have ever slept in. The decor is stunning and only adds to the overall luxury and coziness of the room. Though there are a few reviews that mention uncomfortable beds, the overwhelming majority agree that the beds are incredibly comfortable with some noting the added bonus of fantastic pillows. Overall, The Read House, Downtown City Center is the perfect destination for anyone looking to indulge in a truly comfortable and luxurious stay.

Cleanliness
The Read House, Downtown City Center hotel has received mostly positive reviews regarding the cleanliness of the property. Guests have praised the hotel for its impeccable maintenance and overall cleanliness. Although some areas of improvement were mentioned such as bathrooms needing updating, dirty towels and some stains on the walls, guests still found the property to be very clean with good housekeeping service. Rooms have been described as beautiful and well-presented with comfortable beds and excellent overall cleanliness. The property has been recently refurbished, yet maintains its historic charm. Some reviewers noted issues with outdated features such as dim bathroom lighting and old flooring, but again, the overall cleanliness was not a concern.

Staff
The Read House, Downtown City Center hotel boasts a staff that is beloved by their guests with many describing them as friendly, wonderful, accommodating and top notch. The hospitality received was exceptional with guests feeling at home and relaxed thanks to the staff's professionalism and kindness. From the knowledge of the front desk to the friendliness of the valets, every member of the team at The Read House, Downtown City Center was praised for their customer service. The staff's friendliness and professionalism were consistently highlighted with the valet and bellboy praised as particularly outstanding. Though a few guests noted that some staff members were not as friendly as the rest, the overwhelming praise for the staff's excellent service and friendly demeanor cannot be denied.

Pool
The Read House, Downtown City Center's pool area is a beautiful spot to relax and unwind with a gorgeous outdoor swimming pool that was warm and inviting. Although the pool temperature could be a bit chilly at times, the heated indoor pool provided a nice alternative. Some guests had issues with the upkeep of the pool area with chipping paint and rusty furniture making it less appealing for a swim or lounging. Nevertheless, the potential for the swimming pool was evident and it was disappointing for some guests when the promised heated pool was not warm enough for their children to swim. Another inconvenience was the lack of room service during the day on weekdays. It was noted that there was a huge mechanical crane that was no longer in use, which appeared to be unbalanced and outdated. Despite some negative reviews, the pool area of The Read House, Downtown City Center had a lot of potential for a refreshing dip or relaxing afternoon.

Parking
The Read House, Downtown City Center offers valet parking-only, which for some guests was a new experience and came at a cost. However, many guests noted that the valet service was efficient and reasonably priced compared to other cities. Some found parking outside the hotel to be a free option during designated hours, but this required finding your own spot. Although some guests experienced long waiting times to retrieve their vehicles, most found the valet drivers to be awesome and the service speedy. Some guests did have negative experiences with the valet service, citing disorganization and overcharging. The front desk staff did not provide many suggestions for alternative parking options, but the valid parking made things easy for guests coming in and out.

4 Star
The Read House, Downtown City Center is a beautiful historic hotel located in downtown Chattanooga that has a great atmosphere and is a solid choice for travelers. Some guests found the hotel to be very good and pleasant, while others had an exceptional experience and deemed it superb. The charm of the building was loved by many and it proved to be a great value. The hotel environment only added to the amazing time had by guests. Although some noted rough edges, the overall experience was excellent, elegant and perfect. Guests who appreciated history found this hotel to be quite impressive. Several concluded that they would definitely stay here again due to its great atmosphere and charming appeal.

Historic
The Read House, Downtown City Center is a historic property located in a great location in downtown Chattanooga. The hotel is beautifully maintained with thought to the era and its Victorian style architecture and design of a century ago really adds to the historical environment of this regal and elegant property. From the lobby that captures the historic feel of the hotel to the nice pieces of history scattered throughout, it feels like you've stepped back into the 1920s. The property is beautifully restored and well kept with good facilities and a great atmosphere of a 4-star historic hotel. Guests enjoy the historic tower, elegant 1920s style and the beauty and history of the hotel itself. The hotel is also decorated beautifully during the holidays. While some guests would like to see more history provided about the property, others feel that the history, architecture and design of a century ago are already impressive. For those who love history and appreciate the value of a historic hotel, The Read House, Downtown City Center is a fantastic choice.

Luxury
If you're looking for a luxurious stay in Chattanooga, look no further than The Read House, Downtown City Center. This upscale hotel is a beautiful property that seamlessly blends historic elegance with modern amenities. From the stunning lobby to the historic tower, every inch of this grand and magnificently restored or maintained establishment oozes luxury. The interior design is elegant and timeless with a touch of class that is sure to make you feel special. The attentive staff ensures that you will have everything you need during your stay at this premium hotel, making it a world-class establishment that you won't soon forget. Experience the perfect combination of location and luxury at The Read House, Downtown City Center - a very fancy place that is unquestionably beautiful!


Yes, The Read House, Downtown City Center has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Heated Pool, Indoor Pool.

No, a spa isn't available at The Read House, Downtown City Center.

Yes, The Read House, Downtown City Center welcomes dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at The Read House, Downtown City Center.

Yes, The Read House, Downtown City Center has a gym.

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