Police responded to a hold-up in Donelson early Wednesday morning.
The incident occurred just before 2 a.m. at the Country Inn and Suites By Carlson located at 210 Rudy Circle, just north of the Grand Old Opry.
The desk clerk reported that a man came into the front office with a handgun then forced him to go to the front desk.
The suspect demanded money and stole $350 from the inn as well as another $150 to $180 from the clerk himself.
The suspect then fled on foot.
He is described as a black male who is approximately five feet, eleven inches tall, weighing around 170 pounds.
At the time of the crime, he was wearing a white t-shirt, shorts and used a trash bag to cover the lower part of his face.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Metro police.