Much more intimate than a hotel, a stay at a B and B is an experience like no other. Of the characteristics most commonly associated with B and B’s, out-of-this-world hospitality tends to be at the top of the list. And since Mississippi is the Hospitality State, B and B’s are practically the state’s specialty. From fantastic locations to award-winning accommodations, these B and B’s are perfect for a getaway.
1. The Generals’ Quarters Bed and Breakfast, Corinth
Made up of two restored Grand Victorian homes, this bed and breakfast is located in the heart of downtown Corinth on Fillmore Street, which means guests are in close proximity to a variety of boutiques, art galleries, coffee houses, and restaurants. Looking to relax? The verandas and gardens that surround the property should definitely do the trick. Offering the best of both worlds, it’s easy to see why The Generals’ Quarters was named one of the “Top Ten Bed and Breakfasts” in the entire state.
2. J.N. Stone House Musicale Bed and Breakfast, Natchez
When it comes to location, this Natchez bed and breakfast can’t be beat. Pilgrimage tour houses, antique shops, restaurants, and the famous 200’ bluffs that overlook the Mississippi River are all just a short walk from the J.N. Stone House Musicale. Furthermore, that the Natchez Trace and historic Blues Highway are not too far either, meaning guests will have no difficulty finding ways to occupy their time.
3. Chateau Blessey Bed and Breakfast, Biloxi
Between gourmet breakfasts, amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico, and an in-house art gallery, it’s easy to see why Chateau Blessey was included in Mississippi Magazine’s “Best of” list.
4. Ahern’s Belle of the Bends Bed and Breakfast, Vicksburg
This majestic Italianate mansion looks as if it’s fit for royalty, and as a guest, you won’t feel like anything less. From traditional southern breakfasts to the enchanting gardens that surround the home to superb service, Ahern’s Belle of the Bends has definitely earned its title of Vicksburg’s number one bed and breakfast.
5. Annabelle Bed and Breakfast, Vicksburg
Included in Fodor’s list of the “South’s Best B and B’s,” this popular Vicksburg bed and breakfast definitely won’t disappoint. The beautifully restored Victorian home features 13’ ceilings, chandeliers, antiques, heirlooms, a swimming pool, and guest suites with luxe features, such as private baths with spa-inspired amenities. Rivaling the accommodations, the service at Annabelle is second to none as guests are treated to authentic southern breakfasts and personally guided tours.
6. Historic Oak Hill Inn, Natchez
When it comes to bragging rights, the Historic Oak Hill Inn has definitely got them! Not only was it ranked the top bed and breakfast in Natchez, it was ranked the number one bed and breakfast in the whole country and the third best in the entire world!
7. Carroll House Bed and Breakfast, Bay St. Louis
Located in the heart of Bay St. Louis, guests of the Carroll House are mere minutes from charming antique shops, art galleries, fine dining, and coffee shops. The seaside bed and breakfast also offers access to the Gulf of Mexico and the amazing views that come along with it, which can be enjoyed from the private porches that complement the guest rooms.
8. Mockingbird Inn Bed and Breakfast, Tupelo
Located in the heart of Tupelo, the Mockingbird Inn is not far from a number of popular tourist attractions, including the Natchez Trace and the birthplace of Elvis Presley. And while the bed and breakfast offers nothing but the utmost in southern hospitality, guests will feel as if they’ve travelled to faraway lands since each of the seven guestrooms are decorated to reflect a different country. The unique inn has been featured in several major newspapers and various television segments as well as having earned numerous awards, including being named one of the top ten bed and breakfasts in the state.
9. The Columns of Tunica Bed and Breakfast, Tunica
This popular event venue just so happens to be one of the top bed and breakfasts in the state. Need proof? The Columns of Tunica has been named the People’s Choice Bed and Breakfast for the past 11 years! Guests of the beautifully renovated turn-of-the-century mansion will appreciate the lavish guest rooms, delicious homemade breakfasts, and the fact that the bed and breakfast is just a quick stroll from Tunica’s historic downtown district.
10. Oak Hill Stables Bed and Breakfast, Oxford
Situated in the middle of 500 acres yet located only five miles from Oxford's historic Courthouse Square, guests of Oak Hill Stables can truly enjoy the best of both worlds.