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Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel

Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.
Downtown Memphis

This downtown Memphis hotel is just steps away from the Convention Center, Beale Street, museums, and much more.

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Getting Around

Memphis International Airport is 12mi southeast of downtown via I-55. Try City Wide Cab Company or Yellow Cab. The Downtown Airport Shuttle (DASH) serves most downtown hotels. Greyhound runs frequent buses to Nashville (4hrs); Little Rock, AR; and New Orleans, LA (8-10hrs). Central Station, the Amtrak terminal, has been restored to its original 1914 splendor. The City of New Orleans bus goes to Chicago, IL (10hr) and New Orleans, LA (9hr).

Health and Safety

North Memphis has a reputation for being dangerous, with violent gangs residing or operating in the region. Take caution and contact local police if unsure about which areas are safe to visit. Lock your car doors and don't leave any valuables visible. Avoid walking alone on empty streets, down alleys or in parks at night. You may encounter a number homeless people in and around Memphis, if you do give money do not take your wallet out make sure you have some cash separate in your pocket.

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