The hotels used on our tours will meet the standard of a good, three-star European hotel. Rooms will have private bathrooms, telephones and TV. The vast majority will also have tea- and coffee-making facilities. There will always be a bar or restaurant on site or nearby.
DoubleTree by Hilton Dearborn, Detroit (nights 1-2)
Well-located, close to the Henry Ford museum, this hotel offers modern facilities including an indoor swimming pool, a restaurant and a small shop. The rooms have air conditioning and coffee-making facilities.
Cambria Chicago, Magnificent Mile, Chicago (nights 3-4)
Within easy walking distance of the shopping on the Magnificent Mile, downtown Chicago’s many restaurants and museums, and Lake Michigan, this hotel has a seasonal roof-top bar, a restaurant and a cafe, and each room has a TV and fridge.
Sheraton Westport Lakeside, St Louis (night 5)
Located east of downtown St Louis, this modern hotel is surrounded by an array of restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, as well as access to an indoor swimming pool at a sister property, a restaurant and a bar. The guest rooms are decorated in a contemporary style, and each has air conditioning and tea- and coffee-making facilities.
The Guest House at Graceland, Memphis (nights 6-7)
Inspired by Elvis’s warm hospitality, this new hotel offers guests the chance to stay just a few steps from the gates of Graceland. Every aspect of the hotel is designed to reflect the King’s personal style - from the Southern Colonial exterior to the restaurants, bar, theatre and gift shop - and even the seasonal pool and pool bar. Each room is comfortably furnished and has a fridge, TV and tea-and coffee-making facilities. The hotel also runs a reasonably priced shuttle service to Beale Street.
Clarion, Nashville (nights 8-9)
This hotel has a bar, a restaurant and an indoor swimming pool. Each of the guest rooms has a fridge and a microwave.
Galt House Hotel, Louisville (night 10)
This historic waterfront hotel stands in the heart of downtown Louisville. Dining on site opportunities include a deli, waterside cafe and a stylish roof-top restaurant, and other facilities include a spa and an outdoor swimming pool.
Hampton Inn, Cleveland Downtown (night 11)
Near Cleveland’s major attractions, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a whole host of restaurants and shops, this hotel has a fitness centre and a shop. The bedrooms have coffee-making facilities and TV.