Hotels Near Memphis Grizzlies Arena – FedEx Forum
When you’re headed to Memphis for a Grizzlies NBA match at the FedEx Forum, you don’t need a hassle getting home after the game. Our database at Hotels-Rates.com shows 16 hotels in Memphis within 1 mile of FedEx Forum, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $79.43.
There are 23 hotels that you can book through Hotels-Rates.com within 5 miles of FedEx Forum, which also hosts University of Memphis Tigers NCAA Division I men's basketball, headlining concerts, ice shows, motocross and other events in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee. These hotels have rates as low as $41, according to the Hotels-Rates.com database.
If you are flying in and out of Memphis International Airport for a Grizzlies game at FedEx Forum and/or a longer Memphis visit, choose from 18 hotels in the Hotels-Rates.com database for Memphis that offer free airport shuttles.
How close do you want to be to the action at the FedEx Forum and in Downtown Memphis?
The Westin Memphis Beale Street is a 0.2 mile walk from FedEx Forum via B.B. King Avenue. B.B. King’s Blues Club, an anchor of the Beale Street entertainment district, is another tenth of a mile from the hotel.
For the budget-minded, the Best Western Plus Gen X Inn at 1177 Madison Avenue is an 8 minute drive from FedEx Forum and has rooms for under $100. A room there puts you practically next to the Memphis VA Medical Center, Regional One Health Medical Center and other institutions in Memphis’ Medical District.
Or check a landmark hotel off of your list with a stay at The Peabody, a classic Southern hotel world-famous for its five resident Mallard ducks who march through the Grand Lobby every day at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The Peabody, which celebrates its 150th Anniversary in 2019, is a half-mile walk from FedEx Forum.
And speaking of 2019, it’s the 200th anniversary of Memphis and Shelby County, TN, and the city and surrounding towns are celebrating with a series of events all years. Plans for the bicentennial and other attractions have earned Memphis a place among Frommer’s Best Places to Go 2019 and Lonely Planet’s Best Emerging Destinations in North America for 2019. Lonely Planet says "From new hotels, renovated parks, and brand-new attractions, there’s something to see and do every month of the year" in Memphis.
Frommer’s says, "We think peak fun will arrive in spring with the annual Memphis in May festival featuring live music, food, art, and film."
Of course, Memphis is a Southern capital of live music, food and art all year, every year. No visit to Memphis is complete without going to Elvis Presley’s Graceland, which recently completed at $45 million, 40-acre expansion that added a state-of-the-art entertainment complex featuring interactive exhibits about the King’s life.
In addition to Graceland and live music up and down Beale Street, music fans in Memphis will want to see the Memphis Music Hall of Fame, the Blues Hall of Fame, the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, the legendary Sun Studio and the only Gibson Guitar Factory in the world that allows visitors, which is a neighbor to FedEx Arena.
Meanwhile, more than 100 barbecue restaurants in Memphis specialize in the city’s signature style of barbecue, but there’s also Southern-style soul food, fine dining, authentic Italian and Mexican cuisine, burger joints, award-winning chefs, breweries, bars and local eateries serving everything from American classics to eclectic dishes.
And for eye-popping, impress-the-kids public art, it’s hard to top the Mighty Lights, nightly light shows every hour on the hour on the Hernando de Soto bridge spanning the Mississippi River in downtown Memphis.
Grizzlies fans who also enjoy outdoor sports, and everyone else, will want to check out the Bass Pro Shop at the Pyramid downtown, not just for its sporting goods but for its immersive cypress swamp with nearly 600,000 gallons of water features and soaring 100-foot-tall trees, and for the view of the Mississippi River from The Lookout, a 32-story-high open-air restaurant, bar and deck. The Pyramid is also home to a wilderness hotel, an underwater-themed bowling alley and restaurant, and the Ducks Unlimited National Waterfowling Heritage Center.
The food, music and attractions of Memphis are matched only by the graciousness of the people in this historic Southern city. Whether you’re a diehard member of Grizz Nation or visiting Memphis and FedEx Forum for another reason, Hotels-Rates.comcan help you find a room to cheer about.