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Guest House
Ranked #9 of 18 Hotels in Natchez
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 20, 2013

The house is like staying in a plantation house, except walking distance from everything. It is clean, quiet and beautiful. We sat on both balconies; first floor and second. Coffee and tea are ready downstairs in the morning. Breakfast buffet is included at the Eola down the block, which was a plus because that is also very atmospheric. Ross is the innkeeper and knows everything about the town. They have ample parking. We couldn't ask for more. The price is similar to an 8 year old hotel nearby which is just another stay. Possible downside for some people are stairs if you end up on the second floor.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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2  Thank Laura F
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Guest house, is associated with Eola hotel and a very nice place to stay. Ross, the innkeeper was friendly, helpful and very accommodating. He had lots of great travel advice, including where the local speed traps lie. The room was nice and beautifully furnished and when reserving we were able to select the one we wanted. Walking distance to the river and everything downtown. Would definitely stay there again.

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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank Julie J
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Reviewed August 19, 2012

We were the only guests in the house and the doors were locked leaving us the only people in the house at night. We had a large room at the front of the house which was very clean, comfortable bed and decor in fitting with an old building.

My husband was woken at around 3am by people talking in the hall way although there was nobody else in the house. Creepy!

Breakfast was served in the Eola hotel across the street, both the quality of the food and the service was dreadful. I think coach parties are brought to this hotel for breakfast.

Great central location, although the town seemed deserted. Take a walk to the river and the gift shop there is an Alladins cave.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank BuffyRocks
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Reviewed June 15, 2012

This house was built around 1840 and was a great place to stay and get into the history of Natchez. There is very little activity in the house, but I found it to be quieter than I expected, clean, and very comfortable. While I was there, breakfast was served at the Eola Hotel across the street (food was good, but service was terrible). Take a little time and learn about this house while there. You'll even find a historical marker on the street corner.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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1  Thank CharlieGoodtime
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Reviewed March 30, 2012

Very nice stay. Rooms beautifully decorated in old south style. Bowie's tavern on miss river great place to walk to for food and drink. Would stay here again.

  • Stayed: March 2012
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1  Thank MkTravelin
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Reviewed August 13, 2010

We stayed here on our wedding night in October 2008. Maybe it was because I was on my honeymoon, but it was a wonderful stay. The staff was friendly, the breakfast was hot and delicious (and they boxed it up for us to go since we were leaving early the next morning), and the room was quaint.
We decided to stay there again for a birthday trip/belated anniversary trip last June. It was not at all as nice as we remembered. Our room was not dirty, but it wasn't what I would call clean either. The room was cheesy, for lack of a better word. Our room had a view of the courtyard area, and it was rather dirty and unkempt.
The staff was rude. Someone knocked on our door at 10 PM to ask us what time we wanted breakfast the next morning. Good thing we weren't asleep yet! The next morning, there was no one in the kitchen, so no breakfast! We ended up paying for breakfast at the Eola (a huge waste of money). The second morning, there were signs directing us to knock on the kitchen door and ask for breakfast. Breakfast consisted of eggs and toast. Less than impressed!
This place was not at all worth what we paid for it. Next time, we'll stay at Dunleith or the Grand Hotel.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank farmerswife83
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Reviewed February 15, 2010

We stayed for a weekend just to see Natchez. Perhaps we'd have been happier with the hotel if we had had a different room. The carpets were stained very noticeably, the drapes were stained and dusty, the heating register was rusty and moldy, and the bed's comforter was stained on the underside (yuck!).

Our biggest complaint, however, was that our room was directly next to the reception desk. We listened to the main desk phone ring all evening, guests talking to the clerk, and, late at night, people sitting on the couches having drinks (a bar is attached to the hotel, with the connection right next to our room's door). Our room also overlooked the courtyard of the same bar, which wasn't a problem in February, but would definitely be noisy in the warmer months. We felt lucky we visited in February.

For the kind of money we paid, we expected a clean room at least. Next time we'll just stay at the Hampton Inn; at least you expect stained carpets in the motel chains.

  • Stayed: February 2010, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank dragonfly1035
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Address: 201 N Pearl St, Natchez, MS 39120-3240 (Formerly Eola Hotel)
Location: United States > Mississippi > Natchez
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 18 Hotels in Natchez
Price Range: $120 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Historical boutique hotel with 16 unique rooms. Located in central downtown Natchez within walking distance of shops, restaurants and bars. ... more   less 
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