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1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast

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2.5 of 5
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206 Washington Street, Natchez, MS 39120
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$100 (USD) 1-2 people
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La Grange, Illinois
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47 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

From the first moment of booking, Ron couldn't have been more accommodating. We had the nicely decorated front bedroom with double sink vanity in the bathroom. The house is an easy walk to many restaurants and historical buildings sites. Ron and Mimi are a wealth of knowledge regarding Natchez history,,personalities and preservation. Both are very involved in the preservation of... More 

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WenselHouse, Owner at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What a perfect review. I'm glad you found the dishes I suggested at the restaurant to be to your liking. Last week we went to one of our favorite restaurants and found only four tables occupied, all with friends of ours and all ordering the same dish, which is apparently everyone's favorite. Naturally, we will pass that information along to... More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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99 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

1888 Wensel House is a three room B&B run by the owners, both with historian backgrounds and deep involvement in preserving Natchez history. They provide excellent suggestions about attractions, restaurants, etc. Breakfast food and conversation is great.

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WenselHouse, Owner at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for such a fine review. I'm glad we were able to guide you to the places that you found enjoyable. We love the conversations around the breakfast table. We learn so much from our guests. More 

Paris, France
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34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

The B&B is an ancient house - in perfect condition - well located near the Mississipi river. A quiet place. ED is a perfect host, attentive to the well-being of this guests. He is generous as sodas, fruits ans wine are permanently available to guests. His breakfast in form of "table d'hote" is excellent with proper chinaware and silver cutlery,... More 

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WenselHouse, Owner at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

You are so kind in your review. I'm glad you enjoyed the gratis drinks and food. Mimi will especially be pleased by your appreciation of the china and silverware, since she is the designer of that. I'm just the person who places it on the table. We always enjoy the conversation around the breakfast table, especially when we have guests... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely time at this B&B, it was the highest point of our trip in the US. The breakfast is served specially for the guest and it is really delicious. The hosts are amazing and taught us the basics of Natchez's history. The rooms are immaculately clean. The bath is amazing and we got good amenities. Highly recommended... More 

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WenselHouse, Manager at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

No one could write a better review that yours. Short but sweet. Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write the review, It was a pleasure talking with you and helping you get the most out of your visit. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Natchez was one of the wealthiest towns in the US in the old days. Now it is a nice place to visit with lots of places worth seeing. The best way to embrace Natchez is to stay at a B&B. The 1888 Wensel House is a great choice. This is an old house in the middle of the town, totally... More 

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WenselHouse, Owner at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Wow. What a great review. Thank you for covering so many aspects of your stay, so that prospective guests will know what to expect. I agree with your recommendation to park your car and walk instead. You are most kind to have taken the time and care to write this review. Thanks. More 

Franklin, TN
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Spent a night at the Wensel House before traveling the Natchez Trace, enjoyed it immensely! The hosts, Ron & Mimi not only make a killer breakfast, they truly host from start to finish, from assisting with reservations to advice about activities and directions...they are awesome! We actually sat and talked with Ron for over an hour about all things A... More 

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WenselHouse, Owner at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. For Mimi and me, visiting with our guests is the most enjoyable part of operating the bed and breakfast. We have learned so much about people from all parts of the world and have had a great time doing it. Thank you for taking the time to write the review. More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Ron stepped into the breach when we had to alter arrangements during a road trip Chicago to New Orleans. Wendell house was very comfortable. Ron made a reservation for us at a restaurant so that we could watch the sun go down over the Mississippi. Details like that don't come in guidebooks.Good communal breakfast with other guests.

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WenselHouse, Owner at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was great fun having you with us, especially around the breakfast table. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to let others know what your stay was like. Come back when you can. More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

As part of our Delta Blues tour we booked ourselves into the Wensel House B&B and what a delight this turned out to be. From the moment we arrived Ron & Mimi could not do enough to make our stay enjoyable and memorable. They have owned Wensel House for over 30 years, it was previously their family home before they... More 

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WenselHouse, Owner at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Wow! I can't thank you enough for your beautifully written review of your stay with us and also for your personal thanks to us. It was a great surprise to find that your knowledge of the Delta Blues was so extensive that it included some of our favorite blues men in Natchez. Thank you for taking the time to tell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We stayed one night at the 1888 Wensel House as part of our road trip through the South. The house and our room were beautiful - and the hosts, Ron and Mimi, are truly lovely, and provided excellent recommendations for our short stay in Natchez. The location of the house is great, with everything within walking distance (including the beautiful... More 

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WenselHouse, Owner at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

How very kind of you to take the time to let others know about your stay with us. Just like you, Mimi and I find the conversation at breakfast the highlight of our day. We learn so much from our guests and enjoy both the learning and the laughing. Again, thanks for the beautiful review. More 

Lumberton, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

To begin, my husband and I stayed at Wensel House for our honeymoon. Neither of us had ever experienced the hospitality and warmth of a bed and breakfast setting. Our guestroom was the "First Room" and it was absolutely beautiful. Ron and Mimi are both super knowledgeable about Natchez and its history. We enjoyed talking with each of them along... More 

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WenselHouse, Owner at 1888 Wensel House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What a sweet and kind review. For me, nothing could be better than your your comments.. Thank you for writing about your experience here, and your comment about all the rooms. We loved having the two of you stay with us. It made our weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed being "in" on the surprise and secretly preparing the treat in the... More 

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