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The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - Escape - - WHEN TO BOOK MEMPHIS - EX­PE­DIA.COM.AU

THE GUEST HOUSE AT GRACE­LAND OVERNIGHT RATE $261 (DELUXE ROOM)

Ever wanted to walk a mile in Elvis’s blue suede shoes? What about sleep in his bed? Re­cently opened, this chic 450-room ho­tel – with some VIP suites de­signed by Priscilla Pres­ley – makes it pos­si­ble for you to sleep like a king in Mem­phis. Don’t be cruel and skip Elvis Pres­ley’s Mem­phis – the largest ex­pan­sion of Grace­land since the man­sion be­gan of­fer­ing tours in 1984. This theme park for Elvis fans is op­po­site the ho­tel with more gold jump­suits, awards, clas­sic cars and cus­tomised aero­planes than you can swing a mi­cro­phone at. You’ll eat like the King at Ver­non’s Smoke­house and Gla­dys’ Diner – yes, peanut but­ter and ba­nana sand­wiches are on the menu. If you be­lieve there is life af­ter Elvis, jump on one of the shut­tles to Beale Street to ex­plore all this city has to of­fer.

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