The Kate Shepard House includes all the latest amenities and is wireless. Nestled in 100 year old Magnolia trees the historic midtown Mobile neighborhood is perfect for taking walks. This lovely Queen Anne home was built in 1897 and designed by well known architect George Franklin Barber. Located minutes away from the Mobile Convention Center, the USS Alabama and about one hour from beautiful Louisiana, Florida and Mississippi gulf coasts. Shopping, outlet malls and antique shops are also just a short drive away. Free parking, free breakfast, free wireless, free afternoon sweets and free coffee and tea available 24 hours a day.
4.8 on June 26, 2012
My boyfriend and I stayed the night in the Mobile Room. I would definitely suggest this room for a couple because it is so big and nice. We planned to spend the evening out seeing the sights of Mobile, but instead we spent most of the night sitting on the portch talking. The stay was very romantic, and the house is filled with evidence of its rich history. Breakfast was amazing, and you better bring your appetite! The orange juice was one of my favorite parts!
4.0 on March 15, 2011
My husband and I stayed here this past weekend for an overnight get-away. It was easy to get to, on a fairly quiet street and check in was very fast. They allowed us early check-in and late checkout by request because the room was not booked after us. Wendy and Bill are both very friendly and accomadating. We stayed in the downstairs room, Mobile Bay Room, and were pleased with its size, and loved the clawfoot tub in the bathroom. The whole house in beautifully decorated yet homey and comfortable. There is a large dog there, but he was very friendly and we didn't see dog hair anywhere (a fear I had when we booked). Bill served us a delicous breakfast and sat at the table and visited with the other two guests and us for a while. The complimentary port and sherry, as well as the sweets was a very nice touch. I highly recommend this B&B.
5 on January 02, 2011
My husband a native of Mobile decided that during our wonderful holiday vacation with famiy and friends we needed some downtime just us before we both started work again on MOnday. He found this WONDERFUL B and B online and totally surprised me. I can't say enough about Wendy and Bill and Koa. We watched movies, got to watch TV, had a wonderful atmosphere, walked around the neighborhood, had great cherry and brownies. Wendy gave us the historical background of the neighborhood and the area. My husband is from MObile, but as an adult is when you really start to appreciate the history and the beauty of your hometown. The room was wonderful the entire visit just made a perfect end to our holiday vacation and celebration of 2011. IF, no WHEN you are in MOBILE this is a MUST VISIT. Hands down and no questions asked! We will definitely be back for another getaway from "home"! Jason and Benita Lewis
5 on February 21, 2010
where to start?...everything about this place deserves a superlative! a fabulous house in a great location, Southern hospitality off the positive scale, comfort and good taste in every nook & cranny....and Praline French Toast for breakfast! thank you Wendy! thank you, Bill!
5 on February 02, 2010
During an extended work assignment in Mobile, I was fortunate enough to stay with Wendy and Bill at the Kate Shepard House. It was an excellent experience, and they provided a very comfortable, relaxing, and energizing home away from home. Food, beds, and common areas (such as the porch and yard) are top quality. The surrounding neighborhood is very pleasant for walking and jogging, and convenient to neighborhood restaurants and downtown Mobile. Can't recommend highly enough!-Brian B., NJ
Mobile, AL (MOB) 10 miles
Airport Blvd. traveling east will dead end into Goverment Blvd, continue East (left). After two street lights turn left on Catherine Street. Three streets on your left is Monterey Place. We are first house on the Right.
Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Carnival Cruise Lines Terminal, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports
Bed and Breakfast, Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn
In-room internet, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wedding Facilities
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Wi-Fi
Wendy and Bill James
After 14 years in Hawaii, we searched the south for the perfect house to fulfill our dream of owning a Bed and Breakfast. We found just that in this historic beauty. And it even came with boxes in the attic filled with treasures! On display in the library are letters and documents dating back to the early 1800's. If you like history, you will love The Kate Shepard House.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
Pecan Praline French Toast
Voted one of Alabama's dishes to eat before you die!The south’s famous sweet and creamy praline sauce baked with French bread creates a rich new breakfast tradition.