My husband and I went to Memphis for a weekend trip to see a concert at the Orpheum. We decided to stay in the downtown area, so we got a room for the weekend at The Peabody. We got the Bed & Breakfast package. It was Mother's Day weekend. We got in our room in the afternoon on Friday. The room seemed nice and quiet. We noticed we had an adjoining room door. We didn't hear anything, so we hoped for the best. We went out for supper and walked around Beale Street. Got back to the room and kept hearing the guy next door (adjoining room) yelling. He apparently was watching the Memphis Grizzlies basketball game and every time they scored, he yelled, "Booom!".
We luckily had a sound machine and got to sleep in between the Booms. The next day we left and did some sightseeing downtown and came back in the afternoon. We couldn't hear anybody at this time, but before we left for supper and the concert, we heard several women talking and laughing. It seemed as if they were almost in the same room with us. We got back late from the concert and they were still having a good time. We used our sound machine again and finally got to sleep.
I don't know if it was the thinness of the walls or the door, but it wasn't a pleasant experience. The room on the other side of us, we never heard anything. So, I can only assume the door wasn't insulated enough between the two rooms.
The room seemed nice, but upon further "inspection" we noticed an extension cord that was behind the bed and used for several lamps in front of the window. The bathroom was small with hardly any counter space. There was limited space to put your toiletry case on as well.
The bed & breakfast package came with breakfast in their restaurant for the buffet. The breakfast was great and the service (once you got in) was excellent. Unfortunately, the ladies at the hostess station seemed to have no clue. They were the ones busing tables and seating people. It seemed as if they were short staffed, but then again it also appeared as if this was normal. I will give them the benefit of the doubt, so maybe they didn't staff enough for the holiday weekend.
The ducks are okay to stay and watch, but not worth the wait. There was a crown starting at 30 minutes before the time for the ducks to arrive. The guy who takes care of the ducks started with his story about 20 minutes before. Then it took forever for the elevator to finally get there with the ducks, promptly at 11 AM. They quickly walked the red carpet to the fountain. Very hard to see them with all the kids and people around, much less get a photo of them as the waddle the red carpet. Once you see it, it's not worth seeing again.
Make sure to ask if it has an adjoining room door, if so, don't get it.
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