Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Go: At this historic Chattanooga hotel, The Read House specializes in 1920s splendor while catering to modern tastes. With 241 room options, this historic getaway offers soaring lobby ceilings, dramatic chandeliers, checkered floors and wood-clad walls. At The Read House, guests experience the seductive style of the Roaring 20s through thoroughly modern amenities.
The Read House boasts nearly 200 years of fascinating history, from surviving The Civil War to hosting Elvis. It has endured floods, epidemics, the Great Depression, and an ever-changing Chattanooga. In 2018, the property completed a $25 million-dollar renovation that restored its original glitz and glamour. While visiting, consider a haunting tour of Room 311, a room in The Read House supposedly haunted by a ghost.
Choose from one of the many room offerings at The Read House, from Historic Tower Rooms with historic decorative touches, Manor Rooms made for comfort and convenience and The Penthouse offering a full wet bar and lavish details.
Enjoy the indoor pool & fitness center, with state of the art fitness equipment. When choosing dining options, look no further than The Read House’s offerings of Bridgeman’s Chophouse, Bar & Billiards Room and Starbucks®.
And Do Good: In 2017 during its renovation, The Read House provided all of its existing furniture to Chattanooga Furniture Bank. The Chattanooga Furniture Bank provides furniture to families and individuals who are transitioning from homelessness to self-stability. The Read House was also able to donate 1,875 pounds of food to Chattanooga Area Food Bank, which is equivalent to 1,562 meals.
In addition, The Read House hosted a local high school fundraiser, benefitting the hospitality program. They provided free ballroom rental, staff and ballroom setup and breakdown for no charge.