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“A gem on the River” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Magnolia Vale

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29 Learned's Mill Road, Natchez, MS 39120   |  
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Tennessee
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“A gem on the River”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

4 nights at Magnolia Vale were great! Close to downtown Natchez but high on the bluffs overlooking the mighty Mississippi River made it an excellent choice. The 2 cottages are confortable with full kitchens which were well stocked. A firepit with chairs offered a lovely spot to enjoy the river views. Natchez has a lot of offer and Magnolia Vale is a gem.

Room Tip: both cottages are great..one has a sitting room and screened porch
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Jackson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

What a great place to stay while touring in Natchez. Lovely cottages, well appointed, beautiful scenery. You almost don't want to leave this little piece of heaven by the Mississippi River. I know there are many lovely places to stay while visiting in Natchez, but this was the best choice for us. Both the cottages were well stocked with anything you might need as well as clean and well appointed interiors.
Barbara, who operates Magnolia Vale, was most helpful in planning our stay, friendly and very knowledgable about the area as well. I would highly recommend staying there and I plan to stay there again!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Greensboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Our "Getaway" to Natchez, MS was fabulous due in great part to our accommodations at Magnolia Vale. The grounds, right on the Mighty Mississippi, are immaculately kept, lush and beautiful. Both cottages are pristine, well appointed, and stocked with all the amenities of a five star hotel. They are very generous with breakfasts at local restaurants which gives visitors the ambiance and flavor of Natchez. Barbara, who operates Magnolia Vale, is certainly knowledgeable about the area, extremely helpful with arrangements, accommodating and just one of the nicest people you could know.
I highly recommend "The Vale" to anyone who stays in Natchez. I will stay there again!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

If you are into peaceful beautiful scenery and having some alone time with your significant other this is the place for you. My wife and I went here on our one year anniversary and it was so perfect for us. The cottage itself is well maintained and decorated. Every morning and evening we sat on the back screened in porch and had a beautiful view of the Mississippi River. Barbara was so sweet and hospitable. The food and snacks were well stocked and there was even a bottle of wine there for us to enjoy. And downtown Natchez was just a short walk away. We got all the amazing experiences and food of Natchez and then got to go back to our peaceful haven every night. Thank you so much Barbara for a great experience, we will be back.

Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

OMG!!! What a wonderful, lovely, fabulous & memorable five days in Natchez, MS!! From our morning coffee in the sunroom watching the "Mighty Mississip" float by, to the amazingly well-stocked breakfast items in the Gatekeeper's Cottage, moving on to the VERY friendly locals in Natchez, followed by the reasonable prices @ the restaurants we visited (Sunday Brunch @ Gatekeeper's @ Stanton Hall, brkfst @ "the Castle" @ Dunleith, lunch @ Magnolia Grill, etc.); wine @ sunset bk @ Magnolia Vale by the firepit & lastly, fab homemade dinners in the well-equipped kitchen...just call me one VERY satisfied tourist. I hesitate to share this -- what a sweet, peaceful place -- please don't EVER lose the quaintness/tranquility of such a magical environment.

Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

This was our second trip to Magnolia Vale, Gate Keepers Cottage. Another absolutely wonderful experience. It's a getaway to a 5 star hotel, but you don't have to deal with "people". Fantastic relaxing, romantic weekend and great place just to reconnect with that one dearest to your heart. Beautiful view overlooking the river, quiet and remote. Barbara is a wonderful hostess. We will return!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

I'm not a big fan of bed-and-breakfast, I always find them a little too stuffy or little too homey. Magnolia Vale broke that mold, with an incredibly comfortable room with pleasant amenities the likes of a 4 star hotel.

I'm so glad we chose to stay here!

  • Stayed October 2012
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Property: Magnolia Vale
Address: 29 Learned's Mill Road, Natchez, MS 39120
Location: United States > Mississippi > Natchez
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Ranked #2 of 6 Specialty Lodging in Natchez
Number of rooms: 2

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