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Hotel & Travel Information

Gaylord Opryland

Some nights have sold out.
2800 Opryland Drive

Nashville, TN 37214
Main: 615-889-1000
Reservations: 866-972-6779
(Press Option 2, then Option 1 and mention NCRA)

NCRA Rate: $155 (plus tax) for single/double occupancy - no longer available
Reservation Cut-off date: July 17, 2013

The NCRA room block is full and the Gaylord is sold out on certain nights, resulting in only limited availability. As such, the discounted NCRA room rate is no longer available. We understand this may be an inconvenience to those who have not yet made their hotel reservations. To ease the burden of searching for alternate accommodations, we have arranged for a small block of rooms at The Inn at Opryland, which is located just a few minutes away.

Convention Overflow Hotel

The Inn at Opryland, a Gaylord Hotel
2401 Music Valley Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
PH: 615-889-0800
Reservations: 855-584-3466 or 800-901-4211
Overflow deadline: July 26

Room Rate: $107 per night (plus tax) for NCRA attendees. The room rate includes complimentary Internet; the hotel also provides complimentary shuttle service to and from the Gaylord Opryland. 
Reservations: Call 855-584-3466 or 615-889-0800 and mention that you are attending the NCRA Convention to receive the discounted rate. This rate is only available through July 26.  

Waiting List for the Gaylord: If there are any cancellations, or if additional rooms become available at the Gaylord Opryland, we will do our best to move people back into that hotel. To be added to the waiting list, please send an email to Please note that putting your name on the waiting list does not guarantee you will get a room at the Gaylord Opryland, however, we will do our best to accommodate you.

About the Gaylord

Located on the banks of Tennessee's Cumberland River, the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center is in close proximity to the excitement and energy of downtown Nashville, and is easily accessible to all of Music City’s legendary attractions.

This newly renovated, landmark Nashville resort is situated on nine acres of lush landscape, including tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls, and an indoor water feature with its own riverboat. Underneath the resort’s glass atrium, you’ll find an extraordinary selection of dining, shopping, entertainment and recreation options, making this the perfect setting for a little relaxation and fun after the business of the day is done. The resort is adjacent to Opry Mills®, Tennessee's largest retail, shopping, dining, and entertainment complex. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can walk to the mall to shop at some of your favorite outlet stores, catch a movie at the Regal Opry Mills 20, or stop by the food court to enjoy variety of dining options, including, Johnny Rockets, Rainforest Cafe, Aquarium Restaurant, Romano's Macaroni Grill, Moe's Southwest Grill, and Chuy’s Mexican Restaurant. There is so much to see and do here. The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center truly has everything you could wish for and more!

The resort fee has been waived for NCRA attendees. As such, your room rate includes the following benefits on a complimentary basis:

  • Unlimited high-speed Internet access in the guest rooms, atrium, restaurants and lobby
  • 2 Bottles of water (replenished daily)
  • Access to the state-of-the-art-fitness center
  • Free local and toll-free phone calls up to 20 minutes

Reservation Procedure - Please note that the Gaylord is sold out on some nights. Please see the information about the overflow hotel above for alternative accomodations.

The room rate is $155 per night (plus tax) for single and double occupancy. To make reservations, please call the Gaylord Opryland at 866-972-6779; press option 2, then option 1 to reach a reservation agent, and be sure to mention NCRA to receive the discounted rate. You may also book your room online.

Reservations must be accompanied by a first-night room and tax deposit or be guaranteed with a major credit card. The deposit guarantees the sleeping room will be held for guests until 11:59 p.m. on the scheduled arrival date. Guests may contact the hotel if a later check-in time is required.  

Cancellation and “No Show” Policy for the Gaylord

Cancellation requests must be made at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the guest's scheduled arrival date. Please contact the hotel’s reservations department and obtain a cancellation number.

No-shows will be charged one night’s hotel stay and all remaining nights of the reservation will be cancelled.

Save onAirfare with AmTrav

Take advantage of exclusive discounts on airfare by using AmTrav Corporate Travel (AmTrav). As NCRA's official travel agency, AmTrav will provide custom itineraries using the best available routing, at the lowest possible fares.

To make reservations, please contact AmTrav by phone at 800-795-8371, or via email,; agents are available weekdays from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Central Time). Be sure to mention NCRA to receive the discounted rates. You may also purchase tickets online at A $25 booking fee will apply to reservations made by phone, and a booking fee of $10 will be applied to reservations made online.

Airport Shuttle

The Gaylord Opryland offers shuttle service from the Nashville International Airport to the resort. Look for the Gaylord Opryland Welcome Desk on the lower level of the airport between the two escalators. An agent can assist with your travel needs and ticket purchase, or use the kiosk located near the welcome desk.


Valet parking is available at the Gaylord Opryland for $26 (overnight) for hotel guests; daily self-parking is available for a rate of $20 per day.


Nashville's average high temperature in August is 88 degrees and the average low is 68 degrees, but beneath the Gaylord Opryland's climate-controlled glass atrium, the temperature will stay at 72 degrees.

Meeting room temperatures tend to be cool; as such, we recommend you bring a sweater or jacket to the sessions. 


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