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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 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.
All reviews newspaper building coffee machine in the lobby front desk beale street very nice hotel located boutique feel an easy minute walk lovely boutique four blocks downtown sights modern rooms nice shower big bathroom valet attendant great location and staff civil rights within walking distance
We have stayed in several hotels in downtown Memphis (The Madison, The Peabody, the The Hampton, etc.) - this hotel for spaciousness, location and staff is our favorite. Short walk to Beale and close to numerous evening dining and entertainment hot spots. The rooms are...More
We chose to upgrade to corner rooms and it was worth it. The rooms were nicely appointed and modern without losing the flavor of the historic building. The rooms were squeaky clean. The only complaint is that the single elevator for the hotel was slow....More
Response from Denise C, Director of Sales at Hotel Napoleon, An Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded today
Thanks so much for staying with us and sharing your experience. With turning a building from 1902 into a modern building, it is unfortunate that we were only able to have one elevator. We look forward to seeing you again.
We stayed for 3 days, upon checking in our room we found there was mold in shower and reported it. Second day the toilet paper holders where on the floor after the room was cleaned, but no toilet paper. Then on our last night there...More
Response from Denise C, Director of Sales at Hotel Napoleon, An Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 4 days ago
Thank you for staying with us. It disappoints us that you experienced such inconveniences. You did speak with our general manager, Micki and she has made sure all of these issues have been corrected. A credit was issued to your account for more than a...More
My husband surprised me with reservations for my birthday. Hotel was Fantastic! Very clean, and the staff was very friendly. Breakfast the following morning was delicious. Limited menu but non the less it was delicious!!. I actually rode the elevator with actor Chris Elliott and...More
Thank Deniece C
Response from Denise C, Director of Sales at Hotel Napoleon, An Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 5 days ago
Thanks so much Deniece. Happy birthday!! Thanks for spending it with us. We love hearing about our guests experiences. We look forward to seeing you again.
We enjoyed our 3 nights at this hotel. It's clean and functional and in a good location - a short walk to Beale Street. It felt very safe. Welcoming on reception and we were offered help and advice on activities. The bar/breakfast area is not...More
Response from Denise C, Director of Sales at Hotel Napoleon, An Ascend Hotel Collection MemberResponded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for staying with us. We hope you enjoyed your time on Beale Street and lovely downtown Memphis. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Response from Katerina E | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park right next to the hotel and I saw several others within walking distance. The best thing to do though is calling the hotel, I am sure they'll be more than happy to help you. Have a good time in Memphis!