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Omni Hotel Opens In Downtown Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Governor Bill Haslam, Mayor Karl Dean and several other state, city and company officials were downtown for the opening of the Omni Hotel in Nashville. 

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday morning. The hotel's 650 staff were on hand for the ceremony at the corner of Demonbreun Street and 5th Avenue South in the SoBro area.

The ceremony included live music, food, and tours of the hotel. The hotel has 800 guest rooms and three restaurants.

PHOTOS: Inside the Omni Hotel

The 21-story, 800-room hotel has more than 395,000 room nights booked, which include more than 450 meetings and conventions contracted through 2024. It was completed more than four months ahead of schedule.

The hotel, which broke ground about two years ago, is the headquarters hotel for the Music City Center that opened in May. Staff has been training for the past two weeks in preparation of the opening.

Omni Hotel is the second largest hotel in Tennessee, behind Gaylord Opryland Resort which has nearly 2,900 rooms.

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