Bluff View Inn

411 East Second Street , Chattanooga, TN 37403-1136 USA (Show map)

About

Bluff View Inn is the centerpiece of Chattanooga's Bluff View Art District: a creative haven of restaurants, gardens, galleries, terrace cafes, working artists, historic homes and banquet facilities. Located in one of the city's finest historic areas, we offer elegant overnight accommodations in three beautifully restored turn-of-the-century homes. As a guest of The Bluff View Inn, you will enjoy incredible views, original artwork, antique furnishings, private baths in each room, a full gourmet breakfast, cable television, WiFi, and free parking in an ideal location. Located on the Chattanooga Riverwalk, we are within walking distance to the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX Theater, Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge, Coolidge Park, and the North Shore.

Reviews

Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Long Weekend

4.6 on February 09, 2017

Inn Keepers very helpful with ideas and tips. Will definitely come back.


Holiday Getaway

4.2 on December 30, 2016

First time visit, having wanted to try this inn for many years, and was so pleased I finally stayed at this inn. Loved my room, furnishings, attention to historic features . . . and the hospitality was outstanding! Will definitely be returning.


Amazing stay... as always!

5 on December 26, 2016

This was our 7th stay and it did not disappoint. We return each year because of the impeccable service and beautiful grounds.


very pleased

4.8 on December 08, 2016

Enjoyed the experience and the area. Will probably return soon.


Fantastic

4.6 on November 23, 2016

Stayed at the Thompson House in the largest suite. Very large well equipped The easy places to eat and visit right outside the door. The.


Bluff View Inn is a must experience!

5 on November 17, 2016

We greatly enjoyed our 10 year anniversary get-a-way in Chattanooga Art District at the Bluff View Inn! We chose the Portera room in the Martin House, which is directly above the restaurant and bar. We loved the convenience and weren't bothered any noise. The view is beautiful, the area is convenient to museums, restaurants, downtown, and more commercial areas North of the river if needed. The room was very clean and comfortable, especially the bed, and the decor wad not "frilly" like many B&Bs. The service from the front desk to the restaurant was friendly and very accommodating, except for not drinking red wine in the rooms due to antiques. We ordered champagne and Richard brought it to our room with glasses and orange juice almost immediately! Oh and breakfast is included (at least on the weekend) and was delicious! Way above the usual continental! Also you can't beat locally roasted coffee brewed right outside your door every morning! We had a perfect stay and definitely hope to return!


Wonderful time in Bluff View Art District

4.2 on November 10, 2016

Wonderful experience at the Bluff View Inn. Beautiful room; enjoyed the complementary coffee, soft drinks , and especially breakfast at Rembrandt's. We will request that same room again; we also loved the balcony.


Best Way to Visit Chattanooga

4.6 on November 10, 2016

My wife and I have made this a regular spot. We love everything about this place. River walk, coffee shop, restaurants, walkable to downtown Chattanooga, charming rooms. We'll be back!


We had a great stay

5 on October 24, 2016

Unfortunately, It was too quick of one. Hoping to head back there soon and stay longer.


Our Fall Getaway

4.2 on October 13, 2016

We needed some R&R so we went to a B&B. The service was superb and the suite was huge. We are already talking about the next time we go. I was disappointed in the "Breakfast" part of the experience which includes an onsite coffee shop for all days except Saturday/Sunday. The food at the coffee shop was "okay" but the service was slow with long waiting lines. On Saturday we had a wonderful breakfast prepared by the staff in the main house. So for our next trip we will book a Fri through Sun. Great job Bluff View!! Carol and Phillip Coleman


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Rooms & Rates

Highlander

Maclellan House, 2nd Floor, Queen Bed, Standard Tub/Shower Combination, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Maclellan

Thompson House, 1st Floor, Queen Size Antique Bed, Standard Tub/Shower Combination, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Day Porch

Maclellan House, 2nd Floor, Only Booked with the Frierson Room, Twin Bed, View of the River, Maximum 1 Occupant

  • Maximum Capacity: 1

Morgan Llewellyn

Maclellan House, 3rd Floor, King Bed, Queen Sofa Bed in the Living Room, Gas Fireplace, Private Balcony, Standard Tub/Shower Combination with Jetted Tub, Maximum 4 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Moses Wells

Maclellan House, 3rd Floor, Queen Bed, Standard Tub/Shower Combination with Jetted Tub, View of River, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Anna Houston

Martin House, 2nd Floor, Queen Sleigh Bed, Gas Fireplace, Sunrise View of the River, Standard Tub/Shower Combination with Jetted Tub, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Newell

Thompson House, 1st Floor, King Bed, Bay Window, Antique Pocket Doors, Standard Tub/Shower Combination, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Bryan

Maclellan House, 2nd Floor, King Bed, Gas Fireplace, Panoramic View of the River, Separate Bathtub, Step-in Shower, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Portera/Randall

Martin House, 2nd Floor, Queen Bed, Gas Fireplace, Standard Tub/Shower Combination with Jetted Tub, Flat Screen TV, View of River through the Bocce Court, Maximum 2 Occupants. (The Sitting Room with a Twin Bed can be rented with this room to provide for a 3rd Occupant. CALL THE INN FOR AVAILABILITY.)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

C.G. Martin

Martin House, 2nd Floor, King Bed, Gas Fireplace, Large Private Balcony, Panoramic View of the River, Oversized Jetted tub, Separate Glass Shower, Maximum 2 Occupants (The Sitting Room that contains a Twin Bed can be rented with this room to provide for a 3rd Occupant. Call the Inn for availability and details.)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Carter

Maclellan House, 2nd Floor, King Bed, Sunrise View of the River, Victorian Sofa, Standard Tub/Shower Combination, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Queen Suite (Mabelle Thompson)

Thompson House, 2nd Floor, Queen Bed, Queen Sofa Bed in Living Room with Pocket Doors Rendering Privacy, 2 Fireplaces, Kitchen, Tub/Shower Combination with large Jetted Tub, Maximum 4 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Chambliss

Thompson House, 1st Floor, Full Size Antique Bed, Standard Tub/Shower Combination, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Gentry

Maclellan House, 3rd Floor, Queen Bed, Standard Tub/Shower Combination with Jetted Tub, Sunrise View of the River, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Hunter

Thompson House, 1st Floor, Queen Size Antique Bed, Standard Tub/Shower Combination, Bay Window, Maximum 2 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Frierson

Maclellan House, 2nd Floor, Queen Bed, Standard Tub/Shower Combination, Maximum 2 Occupants (The Day Porch can be rented with this room to provide for a 3rd Occupant.)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

King Suite (T.C. Thompson)

Thompson House, 2nd Floor, King Bed, Twin Sofa Bed in Sitting Area, 2 Gas Fireplaces, Private Balcony, Full Kitchen, Tub/Shower Combination with large Jetted Tub, Maximum 3 Occupants

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

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Location

Location Type

Bluff View Art District, Bluff-top (overlooking the Tennessee River), Historic Neighborhood, Tennessee Riverwalk, Downtown, Lakefront, Mountains

Airport

Chattanooga, TN (CHA-Lovell Field) 12 miles

Directions to property:

From Interstate 24, take Hwy 27N (Downtown Chattanooga exit) to exit 1C (4th Street exit). On 4th Street, travel for 7 blocks. At the 5th traffic light, turn left on High Street. Continue two blocks, and turn right (going straight will take you into the Hunter Museum car park). Bluff View Inn's Maclellan House (office/guest check-in) will be immediately on the left.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Extreme sports, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Coolidge Park Carousel, Hunter Museum, Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain Attractions, Walnut Street Bridge & N.Shore, IMAX-3D & Bijou Theatres, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, University

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Wedding Facilities , Fireplaces not in all rooms, Concierge service (limited), Meeting and reception space available

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Hiking trails, Mountain Bike trails, Riverwalk, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 PM - 11 PM
  • Check Out:: 12 NOON
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only smoking allowed in exterior areas only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We ask that each reservation be guaranteed by a deposit equal to a minimum of one night’s stay.
  • Cancellations: Our strict cancellation policy is vital to the operations of a small inn. Cancellations must be made at least eight (8) days prior to your stay for a refund of your deposit, less a $30.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations made less than eight (8) days prior to your stay will be issued a gift certificate for the amount of the deposit, less a $30 cancellation fee. Gift certificates are valid at any business in Bluff View Art District. You will forfeit your entire deposit for no shows or cancellations made after 3p.m. Eastern Standard Time the day prior to your arrival date, and in the case of multi-night bookings, booked nights will be charged, unless we are able to re-book.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Kelley Courter

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet or Continental (guest choice)

  • Time Served: 7-11a weekdays 8-11am weekends
  • Serving Location: Rembrandt's Coffee House, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Vegetarian Gluten Free Options


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