Chattacon XXXIII Hotel Information

The Chattanooga Choo-Choo

Welcome to one of the South’s most renowned and unique landmarks. This 30-acre vacation and convention complex is located in the heart of Chattanooga and has something for everyone. The Choo Choo combines history and fun in a delightful blend that appeals to visitors of all ages.

  The Room Rate for 2009 is $83/night
Please book before January 1st, 2009 for this rate.
To book your room, please call 1-800-TRACK-29.
 Make SURE you mention Chattacon when
registering to get the correct rate!

Guest Rooms

A limited number of suites are available and Building 3 will be designated a “party building” so make sure you ask for it.  Please ask for Building 2 if you require a quiet floor.  However Chattacon and the Chattanooga Choo Choo do not guarantee room assignments. 

Fitness Room
Our fitness room provides you with a cardiovascular work-out during your travels away from home. Work out on one of our three Life Fitness treadmills, two Lifecycle exercise bikes, and one Life Fitness stair climber.

Tennis Courts
These courts will be used for gaming and will not be available this weekend

Business Center
For your office away from the office, visit our Business Center located in the Grand Dome Lobby near the Crystal Room. For your convenience, we provide a copy machine, a fax machine, and two computers with internet access. The Business Center hours are 6:00am until 11:00pm, and your guest key is needed for access to the center.

Dry Cleaning Service
Every morning at 9:00 am (Monday through Friday), Champion Dry Cleaners will pick up your laundry at the front desk and have it back to you by 6:00pm. A laundry bag and order form is conveniently placed in your guest room.

Internet Access

All rooms in Hotel Buildings One, Two, and Three are equipped with high speed wireless internet access. This service is also offered in all of the meeting rooms at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. The Choo Choo boasts 48 rooms aboard authentic traincars, which offer DSL internet access.

Restaurants

Cafe Espresso

The beautiful, brass espresso machine invites you to sample a gourmet blend of coffee. This unique cafe features espressos, cappuccinos, breakfast pastries, deli selections, and gourmet desserts. Start your day with a scrumptious muffin or pastry. For a quick lunch or dinner, you can select a delicious sandwich or build your own with your favorite meat, cheese, and breads. The gourmet coffees and desserts are a delectable treat that you will not want to pass up. The Cafe Espresso is open daily and is the perfect spot for a special treat.

Dinner in the Diner

All the romance of days gone by can be enjoyed aboard our elegant dining car where our on-board chef prepares a special dinner for you. As you arrive aboard this Victorian- embellished dining car, a maitre d’ will seat you at a special table. This restaurant is perfect for couples desiring a romantic dinner or friends sharing an intimate evening. The renovated train car is located along our formal gardens for a spectacular view. The gourmet menu will satisfy your taste for fine foods. The Dinner in the Diner is open for dinner onlyon Friday and Saturday nights, and reservations are suggested. Call (423) 308- 2481 for reservations.

Gardens Restaurant

Relax in the center of lush green plants and enjoy the view of the formal gardens. The Gardens is located off the dome lobby, and is a full service restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can start your morning with a delightful breakfast buffet or with a wide variety of menu items. Continue with lunch that offers Southern specialties, fresh vegetables, and a selection of sandwiches and entrees. Come back for a hearty, Southern dinner that will suit any appetite. On Saturday nights, you can enjoy a fabulous Prime Rib Buffet. The attire is casual, and you do not need reservations.

Pennsylvania Station

Again gaming has claimed this as well.

Sweet Stop Ice Cream and Candy Shoppe

Indulge yourself in refreshing hand-dipped, soft-serve ice cream. The ice cream shop offers a variety of milk shakes and malts. Find the perfect souvenir in Choo Choo labeled jams and sauces, or a box of homemade fudge and assorted candies. What better way to spend an afternoon, strolling through the gardens or riding the trolley with one of these mouth-watering treats?

Silver Diner

This unique eatery aboard a silver train car offers a great “meal on the run.” Enjoy mouth-watering pizza by the pan or the slice. The Silver Diner is great for a quick meal or in-between snack. Dine aboard the car in a setting reminiscent of the fifties, or enjoy your meal outdoors under an umbrella.

The Station House

Experience an evening of entertainment and fun as you dine from a delicious selection of steaks, ribs, and seafood. The area which once housed the rail station’s baggage room is now home to this unique restaurant. Your delicious dinner comes complete with exciting entertainment provided by a live band and your own personal server. Each entree is accompanied by a generous Railway Baggage Cart salad bar. Our talented serving staff takes turns on stage throughout the evening to bring you live entertainment from all varieties of music. You’ll never forget these “Singing Servers.” Reservations are suggested but not required. Call (423) 308- 2481 for reservations.

Victorian Lounge

Located off the beautiful Grand Dome Lobby, this luxurious turn-of-the-century lounge offers an enchanting atmosphere, a grand player piano, and Choo Choo specialty drinks. The original antique bar and chandeliers transport you to the nostalgic days of the wealthy railroad barons who visited our area.

DIRECTIONS:

From Knoxville:
I-75 South to I-24 West.
Stay right on Hwy. 27 and immediately
take Exit 178 (Market Street).
The Choo Choo is 6 blocks ahead on the right.

From Atlanta:
I-75 North to I-24 West.
Stay right on Hwy. 27 and immediately
take Exit 178 (Market Street).
The Choo Choo is 6 blocks ahead on the right.

From Birmingham:
I-59 North to I-24 East.
Take Exit 178 (South Broad Street),
left on W. 25th Street, Left on Market Street.
The Choo Choo is 7 blocks ahead on the right.

From Nashville:
I-24 East.
Take Exit 178 (South Broad Street), left on W. 25th
Street, Left on Market Street.
The Choo Choo is 7 blocks ahead on the right

Lori Forster

Voluntold member of Chattacon since - well, a really long time. Super nerdy computer person, and lady behind the ChattaWeb!