The Harpeth Hotel in the heart of historic Franklin is expected to open in August 2019. A Curio Collection by Hilton, The Harpeth will be Franklin’s first luxury downtown hotel.
Here are three things to know about downtown Franklin’s hotel.
The boutique hotel will feature elegantly designed guest rooms and spacious suites, combining the subtle touches of Franklin’s rich history with modern-day comfort. Rooms will include 55” LCD TVs, lavish bathrooms, with oversized showers and tubs, plush robes and slippers, among other amenities.
2Coffee Bar & Restaurant will Feature Local Flavor
The Harpeth will also be home to 1799 Kitchen & Cocktails, an upscale chef-driven restaurant, and McGavock’s Coffee Bar & Provisions, a European-style street café. 1799 will showcase bold flavors of locally and regionally influenced American cuisine. In addition, a full-service bar, with a heavy focus on regionally distinctive bourbon, rye, and American whiskeys. McGavock’s, named after the well-known Middle Tennessee family, will serve Honest Coffee Roasters coffee along with artisanal sandwiches, freshly baked pastries, freshly pressed juices, hand-dipped ice cream and a selection of premium wines, local craft beer, and liquors.
3The Harpeth Includes Event Space
Weddings and other social events can utilize the over 5,000 square feet of flexible event space, including a Riverside Ballroom and Maury Boardroom. A stunning courtyard, with a grand staircase and picturesque fountains, completes the event space. Other thoughtful amenities within the hotel include a whiskey keep and a private library, with a handpicked collection of books that give a nod to Franklin’s rich history, including the Battle of Franklin.
The Harpeth which plans to open in August 2019 will be located at 130 2nd Avenue N in Franklin providing guests with easy access to explore the unique culture, local dining and shops, art galleries, entertainment venues, the accredited Historic Main Street, while journeying back into history at one of the civil war museums and battlefield.