Our location

Chattanooga is a university town and cultural hub that offers a thriving student scene, live music and events, and fantastic food and drink. Scenic City Hostel is located within a block of popular restaurants, bars, and cafes.


The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC MAPP building) is across the street, the Bessie Smith Cultural Center is down the block, and we're a quick walk to Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium (on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places).

Our building

Fully renovated while retaining historic charm, 821 Houston Street has welcomed scenic city wanderers since 1902. During Prohibition, the building was called a good-time house and visitors entered through the back door!


Need a place to stretch, socialize and be yourself for one night or several?  Stay at Scenic City Hostel.  We'll greet you at the front door!