Madison Hotel, Memphis

Madison Hotel, Memphis

The Madison Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Downtown Memphis. What sets this hotel apart is its fascinating history, as it occupies a building that originally served as the Tennessee Trust Bank, constructed in the year 1905. This 14-story structure marked one of Downtown Memphis's first skyscrapers, representing a combination of historical significance and contemporary luxury.

Designed by the architectural firm of Charles O. Pfeil and George M. Shaw, known for their intricate and classical designs, the building stands as a testament to early 20th-century architectural style. It boasts distinctive design elements like a scroll pattern on its western facade, a characteristic it shares with other buildings in the area designed by Shaw & Pfeil. The building's historical charm includes a converted bank vault turned hotel gym. Recognizing its architectural and historical significance, the building earned a place on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

The Madison Hotel represents sophistication and modern conveniences, positioning itself as a top selection in the heart of the city's business hub. The rooms are beautifully designed, showcasing a blend of stylish wall decorations and lively color schemes. Several rooms provide stunning views of the river, particularly those located on the upper floors facing the west.

One of the hotel's standout features is the Twilight Sky Terrace. Here, guests can enjoy drinks and small plates while taking in the picturesque Memphis skyline. For dining options, the hotel's restaurant now offers outdoor patio seating on Main Street, perfect for a quick meal or a drink before exploring Memphis's vibrant music scene.

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Sight Name: Madison Hotel
Sight Location: Memphis, USA (See walking tours in Memphis)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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