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Hotel Napoleon, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member

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Overview
179 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2709 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewsnewspaper buildingcoffee machine in the lobbyfoot ceilingsfront deskbeale streetvery nice hotel locatedboutique feelan easy minute walklovely boutiquefour blocksdowntown sightsmodern roomsnice showerfree bottled waterbig bathroomvalet attendantgreat location and staff
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Reviewed today via mobile

We booked this hotel after being disappointed with our original choice which we could not stay. This did not disappoint. It’s a modern,clean boutique hotel. The reception staff at check in was very friendly. I’m very fussy and would def recommend this hotel. I would...More

Thank Nicola G
Reviewed today via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights, fantastic location and rooms are very nice ...spacious with good sized large bathroom and very comfortable bed. Also lovely and quiet. I wonder if the staff were maybe tired when we arrived after working through a long hot summer season....More

Thank Crispslover
Reviewed yesterday

This hotel is perfect for a fun getaway to Memphis. It's within walking distance of Beale St., tons of restaurants, the Gibson Factory and a quick short drive to the zoo or Graceland. The staff is amazing. Rocky, the manager, upon hearing it was my...More

Thank bailey201881
Response from Denise C, Director of Sales at Hotel Napoleon, An Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded today

Thank you so much for staying with us. We love hearing from our guests about their experience and how our team makes such an impact on your time with us. Rocky is amazing as well as all of our team. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

While the location is convenient for fun things to do in Memphis, this hotel did not communicate about any risk associated with parking with the hotel valet. There are parking garages not far, so we assumed when we valeted that our car would be taken...More

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Response from Denise C, Director of Sales at Hotel Napoleon, An Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 1 week ago

We have spoke with our entire management team as well as the managers/owners of the valet company. No one is aware of this claim. Please call the hotel and speak to our general manager, Micki Stephens and let us know when occurred.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Memphis to watch our son play against the Memphis Red Birds baseball team at Autozone Park. We used TripAdvisor to research all of the downtown hotels and decided on Hotel Napoleon because it was recently renovated, conveniently located, and...More

Thank Karen S
Response from Denise C, Director of Sales at Hotel Napoleon, An Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Karen. We love hearing guests share their experience and how our amazing team makes such an impact. Rocky and Jasmine are amazing. Congratulations on your anniversary. We're glad you were so close to the Redbirds stadium also. We hope to see you...More

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Description
Experience a one-of-a-kind Hotel Napoleon, where each representative is dedicated to providing nothing less than extraordinary service. Opened fall of 2016, this boutique, upscale hotel offers guests 58 unique rooms ...More and two suites. Designed inside the original five story Press Scimitar Building built in 1902, the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The builder, Napoleon Hill (1830-1909), was the richest man in the city and lived in an impressive mansion across the street in the location of the present day Sterick Building. Before entering the hotel you can discover the historic integrity of one of the finest turn-of-the-century commercial buildings based on skillful and imaginative design from two important Memphis architects in their time (Chigazola 1869-1911 and Hunker 1876-1958). Take time to admire the corbelled balconets with elaborate iron railings, breathtaking Romanesque structures featuring a row of lions and fleur-de-lis running beneath the cornice along with crests of Mr. Napoleon Hill. Festooned lions head masks placed between the circular arched windows, various textures of stonework, in addition to foliated reflief carvings From the entrance you will discover remarkable character preserved throughout the hotel and in each guest room, all with contemporary conveniences. Some rooms feature prominent bay windows facing north and south, overlooking the exciting downtown Memphis skyline. You will be greeted before ever entering the building by a personal valet who will take care of parking your vehicle, for a daily fee, or you may self-park. Once inside the dynamic lobby, you will notice the original Tennessee marble, along with the contemporary flair. Make your way to the front desk where a quick and efficient check-in will occur, all while you are enjoying a complimentary glass of wine or champagne. Our experienced concierge can assist you with any detail to make your visit memorable and will go above and beyond to make any of your special arrangements, including any Goulds Day Spa and Salon in-room services. You will find that everyone at Hotel Napoleon is dedicated to every attention to details, no matter how small. Luna Restaurant and Bar provides an intimate settings for Breakfast 6am-10am daily, Lunch 11am-2pm daily and dinner 4pm-10pm Sunday-Thursday and 4pm-11pm Friday and Saturday. Full room service is available during restaurant hours and limited room service available 24 hours. The bar offers an extensive wine list, local craft beers and signature cocktails. Chef Jeanes' desire of offering a dining experience of something that is ascetically pleasing as it is delicious and nutritious while in a beautiful, positive ambiance. Creating a memorable experience from a menu focused on the ingredients being “On time and place” dishes and cocktails that are simple beautiful and delicious. Exploring flavors of the south through modern and classic techniques and dishes inspired by an array of cultures, with a majority of ingredients are sourced from local purveyors. Available at any time in the lobby, guests may enjoy a fresh cup of expresso, cappuccinos, or lattes, all with a push of a button. Upon entering your guest room, you will take notice of your luxurious surroundings. Some guest rooms have exposed original brick. All rooms feature large, original, ornate window frames that allow beautiful light as well as a great view of bustling downtown Memphis. Rooms include one king or two queen size beds. Get lost in a restful night of slumber on our Simmons Choice Beautyrest mattress wrapped in 250 count Egyptian linens. Guests are catered to with nightly turn down service, Free WIFI, Quibe Blue, which allows you to listen to your favorite music via Bluetooth, 50” LED TVs, with Direct TV and movie channels, work desk and chair, refrigerators, irons and boards. Lavish guest bathrooms include plush bath robes, rainfall showerheads, and designer toiletries, make up mirrors and hair dryers. Hotel Napoleon has two suites. Each suite is appointed with a king size bed in the bedroom and a separate living room with a sofa bed. One suite is handicap accessible, with a walk in shower. There is a 50" LED TV in each room. Fitness facility located on the ground level offers treadmills, a cross trainer and Nautilus Instinct Multi Adjust Bench. Executive business center located in the lobby offers the busy traveler complimentary use of computer. Wireless printing is available from your room. Guest services will assist you with copies and fax. Feel free to spend some quiet time in our reading nook on the lobby level. Concierge service from 7am to 11pm. Valet service will be from 7am to 11:30pm, cost is $25 per day. Check in 3pm, check out 11 am. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
58
Price range
US$200 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Winchester, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member
Location
United States > Tennessee > Memphis
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
58
Price range
US$200 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
The Winchester, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member
Location
United States > Tennessee > Memphis
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Traveller (80)
Room & Suite (39)
Dining (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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TeahMThornhill
14 September 2018|
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Response from Audrey M | Reviewed this property |
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Rosalynn R
5 July 2018|
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Response from hwebstet | Reviewed this property |
The hotel Napoléon is walking distance to Beale St , about .7 miles away.
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8 June 2018|
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Response from Laurie9030 | Reviewed this property |
I used the valet service and it costed approx $27. There is a parking lot a block from the hotel, so it's walkable. I don't know the cost. I just liked the convenience of valet parking and not having my rented car... More
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"Ask for a walk in shower if you need one. otherwise is shower over bath."
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"Our room was on a busy corner, but we didn't hear a sound from the city."
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"The traffic noises may be less on upper floors."
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"G004 is next to room housing ice/vending machines/access to workout room tho no noise, either from machines..."
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