Shane Batchelor

Dream Hotel Group Appoints Shane Batchelor

Dream Hotels Group announced the appointment of Shane Batchelor as Director of Operations at Dream Nashville in Tennessee.

As Director of Operations, Batchelor will oversee all aspects of operations for the boutique property’s 168 art deco-inspired guest rooms, six dining and nightlife offerings, and 8,000 square feet of flexible event space, located in two reimagined landmarked buildings in historic Printers Alley.

A Nashville native with more than 25 years of hospitality experience at local hospitality and entertainment venues, Batchelor has a passion for client service. He previously served as Director of Operations at Strategic Hospitality, a restaurant and entertainment hospitality company, and at Game Terminal, a popular lounge and arcade. In all prior positions, Batchelor innovated operations by successfully envisioning and implementing new business ventures, guest and staff engagement, leadership protocols, and cost-saving efficiencies. Along with a degree in Architectural Engineering from Nashville State, Shane is skilled in conceptualizing and directing efficient systems and operations that create memorable guest experiences.

“Shane brings the unique combination of technical skill, vast experience and passionate enthusiasm for client service we strive to achieve at every moment in our business,” said Dream Hotel Group CEO Jay Stein.

“We are excited to welcome Shane to the Dream Hotels family and to grow our brand in the heart of downtown Nashville.”

“There’s a reason Dream Hotel Nashville has become one of the most celebrated hotels in Music City,” added Dream Nashville Director of Operations Shane Batchelor.

“As a Nashville native, I am absolutely honored to be joining such a talented, dynamic team here. I look forward to continuing to grow the iconic property’s unique programming, elevating and propelling guest experience into the future of hospitality.”

Since its debut in 2019, Dream Nashville has quickly become one of Music City’s most popular hotels. In partnership with local developer Alex Marks, owner of Royal Investments, LLC, and award-winning interior design firm Meyer Davis Studio, Dream Nashville reimagines two historic landmarked buildings steeped in a rich and colorful heritage, while maintaining the celebrated history of Printer’s Alley. Dream Nashville is an airy, urban retreat, featuring 168 art deco-inspired guest rooms and suites. Dream is also home to five experiential dining and nightlife venues: Stateside Kitchen – a versatile and imaginative American eatery, Dirty Little Secret – a hidden speakeasy nightclub with unique residency programming such as The Illusionist: Michael John, Frankly Dez, and Nashville Cabaret, Snitch – a live music venue, Vatos Tacos – a ‘hole in the wall’ spot for late-night bites, and an exclusive coffee program powered by La Colombe featuring custom blends available at its California-inspired all-day café, Natura. 

Located at 210 4th Avenue North, Dream Nashville is a short walk from all attractions within Nashville’s downtown core and is conveniently located near the Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium, Frist Art Museum, Bridgestone Arena, Nissan Stadium, the Lower Broadway strip, and is a short 15-minute drive from Nashville International Airport.

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