The Russell Nashville

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$143 per night

Room2 guests
Nashville, Tennessee
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Separated from downtown by the Cumberland River, artsy East Nashville is one of the city’s most animated neighborhoods, packed with restaurants, bars, and vintage shops. When converting the former Edgefield Cumberland Presbyterian Church into the Russell, a newly opened 23-room hotel, local firm Powell Architecture + Building Studio was eager to layer an impressive architectural heritage with East Nashville’s eccentric personality.

Modern home with Living Room, Medium Hardwood Floor, Recessed Lighting, Coffee Tables, Rug Floor, Sofa, Bench, Ceiling Lighting, and Chair. Beside one of the building's original stained-glass windows, a handmade "church banner" by Shelby Rodeffer pays homage to Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, and Tammy Wynette. Photo  of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

Beside one of the building's original stained-glass windows, a handmade "church banner" by Shelby Rodeffer pays homage to Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, and Tammy Wynette.

Modern home with Exterior and Brick Siding Material. At the Russell, the original 1904 church facade is gloriously intact. Photo 2 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

At the Russell, the original 1904 church facade is gloriously intact.

Modern home with Dining Room, Bar, Bench, Medium Hardwood Floor, Stools, and Table Lighting. An original stained-glass window, as well as a complementary transom version by New Hat, creates a meditative ambience in the lobby lounge.  Photo 3 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

An original stained-glass window, as well as a complementary transom version by New Hat, creates a meditative ambience in the lobby lounge.

Modern home with Bath Room, Ceramic Tile Floor, One Piece Toilet, and Wall Mount Sink. The bathroom in the Russell's private dining room features Flavor Paper's reinterpretation of Andy Warhol's The Last Supper. Photo 4 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

The bathroom in the Russell's private dining room features Flavor Paper's reinterpretation of Andy Warhol's The Last Supper.

Modern home with Bedroom and Bed. The door markers at the Russell, crafted by New York lighting studio Rich Brilliant Willing, are reminiscent of Biblical verses. Photo 5 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

The door markers at the Russell, crafted by New York lighting studio Rich Brilliant Willing, are reminiscent of Biblical verses.

Modern home with Bedroom, Recessed Lighting, Dark Hardwood Floor, Pendant Lighting, Chair, and Bed. A palette of dusty pink hues is reminiscent of the stained-glass windows in the lobby. Photo 6 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

A palette of dusty pink hues is reminiscent of the stained-glass windows in the lobby.

Modern home with Living Room, Sofa, Coffee Tables, Ceiling Lighting, Rug Floor, Dark Hardwood Floor, and Ottomans. Views of the stained-glass windows below flood the penthouse. Photo 7 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

Views of the stained-glass windows below flood the penthouse.

Modern home with Bedroom, Night Stands, Pendant Lighting, and Bed. An elegant, wraparound aqua headboard in the penthouse is accentuated by yellow pendant lighting. Photo 8 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

An elegant, wraparound aqua headboard in the penthouse is accentuated by yellow pendant lighting.

Modern home with Bedroom, Pendant Lighting, Night Stands, Bed, Ceiling Lighting, Carpet Floor, and Chair. A standard king guest room has a welcoming retro vibe thanks to exposed brick and a headboard fashioned from an old church pew. Photo 9 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

A standard king guest room has a welcoming retro vibe thanks to exposed brick and a headboard fashioned from an old church pew.

Modern home with Bedroom, Chair, Bed, Rug Floor, Pendant Lighting, Storage, and Medium Hardwood Floor. Efficient wardrobes in the guest rooms, courtesy of Holler Design, bring together a built-in fridge, safe, coffeemaker, and desk. Photo 10 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

Efficient wardrobes in the guest rooms, courtesy of Holler Design, bring together a built-in fridge, safe, coffeemaker, and desk.

Modern home with Bedroom, Medium Hardwood Floor, Pendant Lighting, and Bed. The eclectic, two-story Tower suite. Photo 11 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

The eclectic, two-story Tower suite.

Modern home with Bath Room and Ceiling Lighting. Double-arched mirrors by Maple Tent further reference the hotel's roots as a church. Photo 12 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

Double-arched mirrors by Maple Tent further reference the hotel's roots as a church.

Modern home with Bedroom and Bed. The highlight of the Tower suite is sleeping in the natural light-filled space where the church's bells once rang. Photo 13 of The Russell NashvilleView Photos

The highlight of the Tower suite is sleeping in the natural light-filled space where the church's bells once rang.

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  • Powell Architecture + Building Studio
Interior Design
  • Powell Architecture + Building Studio

Overview

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  • Modern
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