Hampton Inn Memphis Southaven
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When I caught the bus in the morning from Nashville to Memphis, there was an Aussie girl called Tash that I meet very briefly at the hostel. With her mate Zee. The chance meeting in the elevator has created some funny stories! We ended up catching a taxi together to our accommodation in Memphis and ended up planning the next couple of days together. That night we went out for a late lunch/early dinner. We also meet Daddio and Tomcat - two gentleman who run a tourist ...
... around his mansion, his Lisa Marie Boeing 707, seeing the same pennant in a display cabinet from the International Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas that Clair has and the family graveside. Elvis’s grave was adorned with gifts from doting fans, we took it as a sign that London loves this Elvis too as she chose to drop her pacifier right onto his grave as we stood and reflected for a moment!! We opted to retrieve it but took it as ...
... Memphis, being a city, would be up and running at 6am, and that we'd find a breakfast place or somewhere where we could kill a few hours before checking in to our hotel.
What actually happened was that we pulled into an empty car park at 4.50am. It was still dark, there were no taxis to be found, and absolutely nothing was open. Not sure what to do, we decided to walk in a direction we believed to be downtown, and therefore the direction of our hotel. After ...
... retreat from the city, was overrun by people living in cars and storing all their worldly possessions on picnic tables.
Itīs in this ramshackle Memphis that soul legend turned Reverend Al Green invites visitors to join in the services at his Full Gospel Tabernacle Church. Blair and I dressed up best as travellers can and drove over for his Sunday morning service. I wish we could say that we went inside and joined in ...
... home of Elvis Presley. The boys seemed to enjoy it (the audio tour is a great way of keeping them involved) and now thinks Elvis was pretty cool. The tv room with its three tvs, pool room with carpeted ceiling and the jungle room were our favourites with their wacky seventies decor. It was also great to see outfits from his movies, concerts inLas Vegas and see all the gold and platinum records (not that the boys know what a record is!) We saw ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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