The Hermitage Hotel was designated a National Historic Landmark on August 28, 2020 for its important role in the final victory of the 19th Amendment dealing with voting rights for women. The hotel was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, primarily for architectural reasons. It is also a member of Historic Hotels of America, an official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

ForrestPerkins designed the major restoration of 2002/2003 which repositioned the hotel into the 5-Star luxury designation it enjoys today – the only 5-Star hotel in the state of Tennessee. This is now a legacy project for ForrestPerkins, completing this redesign/refresh 20 years later. The hotel’s design has stepped into a more modern realm of finishes and furnishings to align with the new generation of ownerships vision for it’s future.

ForrestPerkins led the design of the Grand Lobby, Grand Ballroom, Veranda, Guest Corridors, Typical Guestrooms and Suites, including a complete overhaul and reconfiguration of the Presidential Suite.


Ranked #1 | Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards Top Hotels in Nashville
2022 | Preservation Magazine
2021 | Inspire Design
2022 | Forbes “Best Hotel in Nashville Overall”


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