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2211, 2016

Thanksgiving: Counting Our Blessings at The Guest House at Graceland

By | November 22nd, 2016|Food & Beverage, Hotel, News|Comments Off on Thanksgiving: Counting Our Blessings at The Guest House at Graceland

More than any other holiday in the United States, Thanksgiving is a time to look back over the previous 12 months, to acknowledge where we were a year ago and to take stock of the blessings that have come into our lives. As we prepare to welcome our first Thanksgiving guests this week, The Guest House at Graceland has a bounty of blessings to acknowledge. Last year at this time, the hotel was a construction site. Twelve months later — and less than a month after our official opening — we proudly added the AAA Four Diamond Award rating to our [...]

1111, 2016

People Magazine: Priscilla Presley Opens the Guesthouse at Graceland: ‘Elvis Wouldn’t Have Wanted a Hotel Full of His Picture’

By | November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on People Magazine: Priscilla Presley Opens the Guesthouse at Graceland: ‘Elvis Wouldn’t Have Wanted a Hotel Full of His Picture’

The king is back, in spirit anyway. The Guesthouse at Graceland, a new 450-room hotel near Elvis’s famous Tennessee estate welcomes visitors starting Sunday. PEOPLE spoke with Priscilla Presley about the new property, which she oversaw and helped design. ELVIS PRESLEY ENTERPRISES “We never had a guesthouse [at Graceland],” Priscilla recalls of her former home. “Elvis didn’t really have any rooms for anyone to stay. The closest hotel was a Howard Johnson and, whenever we had friends over, that’s where they would stay.” Until this week, visitors to the historic home, which opened to the public in 1982, could expect [...]

711, 2016

Food & Wine: Attention Elvis Fans: The Guest House at Graceland Is Taking Reservations

By | November 7th, 2016|Press Room, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Food & Wine: Attention Elvis Fans: The Guest House at Graceland Is Taking Reservations

To Priscilla Presley, the Guest House at Graceland, which opened for business last weekend in Memphis just a few steps down the road from Graceland proper, is more than just a new hotel—it's the culmination of a decades-long dream and a tribute to Elvis's spirit and legacy. "I think that one of the biggest challenges was to create a design that really complemented Graceland," Presley says. "This would be a dream hotel for him. If he were here, if this hotel were here when he was alive, he'd probably spend most of his time over here. A built-in theater—that's the [...]

2710, 2016

Today Show: Want to sleep at Graceland? Here’s an inside look at new Elvis-inspired hotel

By | October 27th, 2016|Press Room|Comments Off on Today Show: Want to sleep at Graceland? Here’s an inside look at new Elvis-inspired hotel

Elvis Presley once sang about a "Heartbreak Hotel," but he couldn't have known that one day just steps from his home in Memphis guests would one day be able to stay at the Guest House at Graceland. Read More >

2710, 2016

USA Today: Guest House at Graceland, draped in Elvis style, opens Sunday

By | October 27th, 2016|Press Room|Comments Off on USA Today: Guest House at Graceland, draped in Elvis style, opens Sunday

MEMPHIS — The Guest House at Graceland doesn't scream Elvis, but there's no escaping his sense of style in the new Memphis resort hotel. From a lobby ceiling evoking his bejeweled cape to lightning bolt-motif lamps to a replica of Graceland's staircase, the 450-room resort is a contemporary translation of the late singer's aesthetic. "It's basically his personal style, and of course, it's inspired by Graceland," said Priscilla Presley, his former wife. "You don't have pictures of Elvis everywhere, but you do have his style: a little bit of his jumpsuit, his guitar, TCB, his belt. But it's not in [...]

2710, 2016

Parade Magazine: See Inside: Elvis Presley Fans Can Now Sleep At Graceland’s Guest House

By | October 27th, 2016|Press Room|Comments Off on Parade Magazine: See Inside: Elvis Presley Fans Can Now Sleep At Graceland’s Guest House

Priscilla Presley at Graceland(Photo by Mike Brown/Getty Images) It was 30 years in the making, but the 450-room Guest House at Graceland, which is just a hop, skip and a jump from Elvis Presley‘s actual Graceland home, which has historic landmark status guaranteeing its preservation, opened to the public today for the first time, and Today got a tour from Priscilla Presley, which you can watch in the video. “Elvis loved detail and he was so stylish himself,” Presley told Today contributor Jenna Bush Hager, “He had just such a flair. And actually that’s really what this is all about — its flair, [...]