The Dive Motel Is A 1970s-Inspired Blast-From-The-Past Getaway

Aug 14, 2019

Category: Living

There are few things in this world that are as aesthetically pronounced as a retro dive motel, and with more and more of them falling victim to renovation, it’s bound to take more than a little digging to find the seedy spot of your dreams. Luckily, Nashville’s Dive Motel is fully committed to the creation of a well-rounded inn that boasts some of the 1970s’ most pronounced characteristics.

The experiential Dive is built within the city’s iconic Key Hotel, a 1956 Motor Inn that earned its keeps as one of the most popular buildings of the era. After reinvigorating its multitudinous rooms, bar, and pool area with vintage peripherals, woodwork, and furniture, The Dive outfitted each of its nostalgic living quarters with spinning disco balls, technicolor lights, and other club-like amenities, providing guests with both a place to relax, and channel their wild side. If you’re feeling stir-crazy in any of the motel’s 23 rooms, head down to the vintage bar — a traditionally-designed socialization area that’s been accentuated by nostalgic tile work, leather, and gold-flaked tabletops. Outside, the Swim Club offers a perfect escape from the city’s summer heat, with both monthly and daily passes available for local use. Head to The Dive Motel’s website to book your sultry stay.

Purchase: $160

More From Living

Stand Out From The Crowd With ZINVO's Plated Titanium-Cased 'Blade Titan'

A modern Seiko-powered watch that's rugged, unique, and lightweight.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

The 12 Best Bed Sheets

Today's finest foundations for creating a cozy sleep space.

Posted By

Jul 2, 2020

Featured Image

‘Little House On The Ferry’ Is A 3-Piece Prefab On Maine’s Forested Coast

Crafted and built with Quebec-sourced black spruce panels.

Posted By

Jul 1, 2020

Featured Image

Weber Arquitectos’ ‘Rancho San Simon’ Is A Serene Volcanic Stone Forest Abode

Enveloped in the natural beauty of the Mexican countryside.

Posted By

Jun 30, 2020

Featured Image

This Space Tourism Company Is Offering Balloon Rides 19-Miles Above Earth

Launching from a NASA center and ending with an ocean landing.

Posted By

Jun 29, 2020

Featured Image

Enjoy An Upcoming Solar Eclipse With This Patagonian Glamping Package

An all-inclusive luxury vacation in Argentina's Collon Cura Valley.

Posted By

Jun 25, 2020