Airbnb guest spending booms in Nashville

Airbnb hosts in Nashville have been welcoming guests into their homes over the past nine years. Hosts have formed a vibrant community, sharing unique experiences with travelers from around the world. The article shows Airbnb’s impact on the city’s merchant community. It combines proprietary data with the results of a survey sent to guests who experienced Nashville through Airbnb. The following page captures the Airbnb community in Nashville between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.

Airbnb and Responsible Tourism

590,000 Total inbound guests, staying on average 2.8 nights

$304 million Estimated total spending by Airbnb guests with Nashville merchants community

$115 million Estimated total spending by Airbnb guests at restaurants in Nashville

Breakdown of Airbnb Guest Spending

Most Recommended Nashville Merchants by Hosts to Guests

  • Restaurant: The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden
  • Traditional Bar: Crow Bar
  • Country Bar: Robert’s Western World
  • Cafe: Marché Artisan Foods
  • Bakery: Sweet 16th Bakery
  • Brewery: Yazoo Brewing Company
  • Market: Nashville Farmers Market