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OUR CONVENTION VENUE

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

As of 5pm on Monday, October 8th, The Arc’s room block at the Gaylord Opryland Resort is completely sold out. A limited amount of rooms have been reserved at the Inn at Opryland – please see details below.

Check-In and Check-Out
Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM.

Parking
Overnight self-parking is $29 and overnight valet parking is $38 per night.

Accessibility Guide
Gaylord Opryland is committed to offering the best experience possible to all of their guests. Learn more about their accommodations for those with disabilities by viewing their accessibility guide.

 

ALTERNATE HOTEL OPTION

Inn at Opryland
2401 Music Valley Drive  Nashville  TN  37214 | 615.889.0800

For those that unable to reserve a room at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, we have arranged an alternate room block at The Inn at Opryland, which is only .5 miles from the main resort. The rate for this hotel is $154 per night plus all taxes and fees.

The deadline to book a room at the Inn at Opryland is Friday, October 26th at 5:00pm EST.  After this date, the group rate will no longer be available. If you wish to call the hotel directly to reserve your room, please call 1-855-584-3466.  You must mention The Arc’s room block to receive the published rate.

Transportation to the Gaylord Opryland Resort 

Transportation is available between the Inn and the main Opryland Resort.  The free shuttle runs between the two between the hours of 11:30am – 8:30pm.  For transfers between 7:00am – 11:30pm you can use the airport shuttle which runs between the two properties.  A transportation schedule can be requested when you check-in at the hotel.

 

GETTING TO THE GAYLORD OPRYLAND RESORT & INN AT OPRYLAND

Hotel Airport Shuttle Service

Gaylord Opryland offers daily roundtrip shuttle service from the Nashville International Airport to the hotel and is offering a discount to convention attendees. Look for the Gaylord Opryland Welcome Desk on the lower level of the airport between the two escalators.  If an agent is available mention you are with “The Arc’s National Convention” to receive our special $24 round trip rate. If an agent is not available at the desk, you can find the resort shuttle by following the signs to the Gaylord Opryland Resort pickup. Just mention you are with The Arc to receive your discount.  You can also book your ticket in advance here.

For assistance with accessible transportation options, please call 615-613-8617 to speak with a Gaylord Opryland Transportation representative.

Note: The shuttle runs daily from 7 AM to 6 PM and departs every 30 minutes.

Taxi

All Nashville Taxis operate with a $25 flat rate to the Opryland Hotel area, as well as the downtown area, with a $1 extra charge for each additional passenger. Cab companies and their phone numbers can be found on the Nashville Airport website.

American Music City Cab has vans that are wheelchair-accessible. Call them in advance to book one: 615-865-4100. Checker Cab offers accessible vans as well — make sure to call them 1 hour in advance to check availability: 615-256-7000. Allied Cab offers accessible taxis that can be reserved at any time: 615-333-3333

Uber | Lyft

The cost for a private ride from the Nashville Airport to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel using ride-sharing apps such as Uber or Lyft will range from $18.00 to $25.00. When you order your Uber/Lyft, proceed to the Ground Transportation level of the airport. Go outside, cross the street, turn right, and meet your driver at the rideshare signs.

Directions to Hotel from Airport

If you decide to rent a car, the directions to the hotel are as follows: Travel south on Terminal Drive toward BNA Arriving Flights. After 0.7 mile make a slight right followed by a slight left to stay on Terminal Drive. Travel 0.6 mile and take the ramp onto Interstate 40 West. Travel 1.2 miles to exit 215B and merge onto TN-155 North/Briley Parkway. Travel 4.3 miles to exit 11 for Opry Mills Drive. Continue straight ahead for 0.9 mile to Opryland Drive and turn right. Travel 0.4 mile and turn left to the hotel.