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#3 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Clarksdale
Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Clarksdale, Riverside Hotel is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its quaint environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Riverside Hotel makes it easy to enjoy the best of Clarksdale. The rooms offer air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free internet access is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking. During your visit, be sure to check out one of Clarksdale's popular shrimp restaurants such as Yazoo Pass, Ramon's, and The Ranchero, all a short distance from Riverside Hotel. Looking to explore? Then look no further than The Crossroad (0.9 mi), The Delta Blues Museum (0.1 mi), and Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art (0.0 mi), which are some popular Clarksdale attractions – all conveniently located within walking distance of the small hotel. Riverside Hotel is sure to make your visit to Clarksdale one worth remembering.
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Free Internet
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Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 77 out of 100
11Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
9Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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We just stayed here one night and I can honestly say it was the most unusual and amazing place I have stayed in the USA. It is as described by others in their reviews. We were the only people in the hotel that night. We all felt a very powerful feeling of America's painful
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I went here on a school trip and we stayed for two days. I can't believe how long it took me to review this place! It was the most adorable, hospitable and quaint place I have ever been. The rooms were quiet, clean and full of memories. The Zee and her Mom made you feel like
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I'll admit that I was initially taken aback by the rough condition of the hotel - intentionally or not, the hotel is in roughly the same condition it was when the blues greats from the middle of the last century stayed here. But once Zee, the gracious owner and her mother,
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Only managed to stay for one night in Sam Cookes room. Zee is a fantastic host and makes you feel right at home . Also an ideal location to walk around central Clarkesdale, if you're planning to visit the Juke joints of Ground Zero or Reds.
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Staying at the Riverside was the highlight of our trip exploring the blues trail in the Delta. Owner Zee greeted us with warm hugs and gave us a history of the hotel...from its use as a hospital for African-Americans (Bessie Smith died here) to her family's converting it to a
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