River Inn of Harbor Town
A complimentary flute of Champagne welcomes you to the charming River Inn of Harbor Town — a fitting introduction to the AAA Four Diamond hotel’s Southern hospitality. Overlooking the Mississippi River, it offers 28 elegant guestrooms and suites with luxurious Italian linens and four-poster beds. Curl up with a book at the library sitting areas on each floor. Sip cocktails on rooftop terrace bar as the sun sets over the river. Dine at three on-site restaurants and enjoy complimentary perks like a wine reception and gourmet breakfast at legendary Paulette’s.
- From the crystal chandelier and fireplace in the lobby to the elegant guestrooms and attentive service, the hotel’s warm ambiance makes for an inviting, sophisticated stay
- Enjoy an in-room massage or visit the nearby Harbor Town Day Spa & Wellness Center
- Relax among authentic Southern decor with European architectural features, including open fires, flower boxes, and wooden shutters
- Practice your swing with complimentary access to Southwind, one of Memphis's finest private golf clubs
- Enjoy complimentary port wine and chocolate truffles at turndown each evening
- Explore local walking trails or Memphis's musical heritage
River Inn of Harbor Town a true five-star hotel that blends five-star luxury with a style and atmosphere that are quintessentially Memphis. Located in an award-winning planned community on Memphis’ Mud Island, the hotel is surrounded by the natural beauty of walking trails and the Mississippi River, yet vibrant Memphis is just across a short bridge. Explore the city’s deep musical history at Graceland, Sun Studio, or famous Beale Street. This unique boutique hotel is a charming and unique hideaway along the the beautiful Mississippi River.
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Classic Southern style blends seamlessly with refined European décor in the 28 guestrooms and suites at River Inn of Harbor Town. You'll find touches such as rich walnut armoires and four-poster beds, intricate woodwork, and plump pillows. Pamper yourself with complimentary Gilchrist & Soames bath products and sleep in fine Frette linens. Throw open your drapes to sunrise over the Mississippi from your flower-lined window.
The hotel’s turndown service has special touches, too, leaving you port wine and sumptuous chocolate truffles to enjoy. A 24-hour concierge will arrange excursions and craft special occasions on your behalf, while round-the-clock transportation and valet services help you make the most of your Memphis location. Room service also operates 24 hours a day, delivering Champagne and fresh flowers as well as meals and light bites.
Start your day at a Memphis institution: Paulette’s Restaurant. For lunch, choose from the mouthwatering menu at the low-key Tug’s Casual Grill. Finish your day at Terrace at the River Inn with sweeping views of Memphis and the Mississippi.
Paulette’s Restaurant – Taking breakfast at award-winning Paulette’s is a delight. Indulge in the famous River Inn pancakes or select a lighter alternative from the continental menu. In the evening, enjoy classics such as filet mignon and Low Country crab cakes, along with wine hand-picked from the extensive cellar.
Tug’s Casual Grill – Stained glass and photos of traditional riverboats decorate this pleasantly low-key bar. It's the perfect place to watch live sports or just relax with a cold beer and a gourmet burger.
Terrace at the River Inn – Choose Terrace at the River Inn for an eclectic selection of small plates, from flavorful beef sliders to vibrant tuna tacos. The setting is unbeatable, with panoramic views of downtown Memphis and the Mississippi.
On each floor of the hotel is a library-style sitting area — perfect for a peaceful moment with a good book and a glass of wine. As evening falls, head to the lobby to listen to live piano music. For fitness, work out with personal trainers in the state-of-the-art fitness center, and to relax, arrange an in-room massage or take a gentle stroll to Harbor Town Day Spa & Wellness Center. You also have complimentary access to Southwind, one of Memphis's finest golf clubs.
In Memphis, trace the city's musical history with visits to Graceland, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and Sun Studio — a legendary recording facility that hosted Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, and Roy Orbison — and then catch some of the city's modern talent at one of the many venues up and down Beale Street. Closer to the hotel, explore historic Mud Island and the boutiques of Harbor Town, or take a romantic riverboat cruise along the Mississippi.
River Inn of Harbor Town
On the banks of the Mississippi River and just a few minutes' drive from downtown Memphis, Tennessee, River Inn of Harbor Town is part of a charming community on scenic Mud Island. Its location is the perfect blend, with quiet parks and riverside walking trails nearby and the buzz of Memphis within easy reach.
Memphis International Airport is 12 mi / 19 km away from the hotel.
Memphis’ Central Station is just 10 minutes by car.
The nearest bus stop — Front@NorthParkway — is a 15 minute walk away.