Hi! I'm Michael, a Nashville native who migrated around a bit and recently returned to my roots! I began my journey in the short-term rental business by renting out The Guest House behind my private residence. I found the experience both fun and fulfilling. I have since acquired and renovated two larger homes in Nashville: The Belmont and The Observatory. Given the success of these enterprises, I now have a small team working to make your stay as carefree     and enjoyable as possible.

Thus, Be Our Guest Nashville, was created.

In curating the houses, I desired the decor to reflect some of my personality and interests. I love to read, and encourage you to pick up one of the many books you can find around the homes; the musical instruments are meant to be played as well! Many of the artifacts and curiosities are collected from my travels.

I respect your privacy and won’t intrude, but I am always open for communication. I also enjoy giving suggestions on things to do in Nashville, sharing hidden gems, city advice, as well as anything else I can do to make your time in Music City as wonderful as possible.

Portrait taken at The Belmont.

Portrait taken at The Belmont.

My helpful friend in Thailand.

My helpful friend in Thailand.


Jesse Mayfield: Co-host

Jesse assists with guest services, scheduling, and quality control. She’s also the in-house photographer!

Find her on Instagram: @fieldsofmay 



Zephyr Edelman, Interior Design:  (Instagram: @zephyredelman.interiordesign

Merridian Home Furnishings 

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen, and Lighting Gallery

Dino Bertoli - Bertoli Tile

Tim Goodman - Southern Remodeling & Repair  (615) 429-5090

Robert Christie - Christie's Flooring  (615) 646-8718

Donnie Delozier - Equity Builders of Nashville  (615) 491-7812

Phoenix Granite & Marble