Room type

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelClassic Southern hotel in Chattanooga

On trolley line

Situated downtown on the city's complimentary electric shuttle line, this Chattanooga landmark hotel is 1 block from the convention center and within a mile of shops, theaters, and museums.

Classic steakhouse

Porter's Steakhouse offers classic steakhouse fare and a cocktail lounge. Complimentary amenities at the Read House Hotel historic Inn and Suites include a 24-hour business center and wireless Internet access.

Plush bedding

All guestrooms include the Read House Hotel historic Inn and Suites' signature Sweet Sleeper Beds with plush-top mattresses and plump down duvets. Rooms also feature televisions and multi-line phones with voice mail.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dating from the 1920s, this renovated nationally registered historic hotel showcases unique architectural details and provides a downtown location one block from the Chattanooga Convention Center. The Tennessee River and many city attractions are within a mile.

Popular Porter's Steakhouse offers Chicago-style ambience and specializes in pepperloin steak. Starbucks, with indoor seating, offers casual ambience. Guests have access to a complimentary 24-hour business center, and wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the property.

The Read House Hotel historic Inn and Suites' recreational options include an indoor zero-entry pool and fitness center.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) full 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 19000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1765 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 235 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Porter's Steakhouse - Contemporary Chicago-style steakhouse. The menu, overseen by Chef Bill Thompson, includes house-specialty pepperloin steak, USDA-certified prime beef, and seafood. Cocktail lounge. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner; bar open from late morning until late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

The Read House Hotel historic Inn and Suites provides an indoor zero-entry pool and a fitness center with cardio equipment and free weights.

Numerous recreational activities are available in the Chattanooga Area. The Tennessee River, 9 blocks from the hotel, features hiking trails and riverboat cruises. The Ocoee River and Tennessee River gorge offer mountain biking, rock climbing, and white-water rafting. Moccasin Bend Golf Club, open to the public, is 3.5 miles away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 15 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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