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Poindexter Park Inn Bed & Breakfast

803 Deer Park , Jackson, MS 39203 USA (Show map)
4.3
5 Reviews
$69 - $99
per night

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About

Don't miss blues in Mississippi! Learn about vintage & current blues at my funky house, Poindexter Park Inn. PPI's tucked in one of Jackson's oldest neighborhoods and near live blues most nights. You may meet singer Dorothy Moore, known for "Misty Blue." Ask about roadtrips to find blues sites like Hacksaw Harney or Robert Johnson or take the self-guided Farish St tour. You might catch King Edward live at Blue Monday or on Saturday see the real deal at Queen of Hearts. Since 1994, PPI has served guests at the property located on the estate of Mississippi's 2nd governor, George Poindexter. Filmmakers, writers and musicians stay at PPI. PPI is near exhibits, capitol city sites, shopping, businesses, colleges and the historic Farish St District. Blues, blueberry bread and brass beds await guests. Rooms have ceiling fans, private baths, and of course AC! Free parking is available. A smoke free inn, bicycle support from the Natchez Trace is offered. Old maps, signs, records, instruments and photo's of blues artists adorn the walls along with posters and original art. The restoration of the circa 1907 house received the Heritage Award of Merit for Residential Historic Architecture in 1997.

Reviews

Overall
4.3

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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Dining3.8

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Inspired

4.6 on October 25, 2013

This place has so much character. Its incredibly charming and and cozy. The decor is lovely. I love that its in a residential neighborhood instead of in the middle of downtown. I stayed two nights and had a great time getting to know Marcia a little bit. She knows a lot about Jackson and about delta blues. One of my favorite places I've ever stayed.


Delightful Hostess

4.6 on May 13, 2013

My husband and I so enjoyed our stay with Marcia! She is just a treasure of local history, the Blues and things to do & see in the Jackson area. We loved checking out all the antiques & blues memorabilia that were everywhere in the house. Marcia was so charming, entertaining and generous that we could have just hung around and talked with her for hours. She also provided us with a huge, delicious breakfast. We definitely would recommend staying at Poindexter Park Inn to get a taste of true southern hospitality! Thanks, Marcia!


Blues road trip

4.8 on December 26, 2010

We strongly recommend Poindexter Park Inn Bed & Breakfast to anyone who visits Jackson. Owner Marcia Weaver gives an exclusive insight to black history and society, her advices about the black (local) music scene is beyond all criticism. The atmosphere at Poindexter Park Inn Bed & Breakfast is charming and highly personal. This is a definite stop next time we return.


Unique

4.4 on August 18, 2009

Fun place to stay. Convenient to downtown. I was there with my son, who will be attending MS school of law, looking for an apartment. The innkeeper, Marcia, was a wealth of knowledge. As a life long resident, she knows Jackson inside and out. I found the inn's history fascinating. The inn is full of Mississippi Blues collectibles. Sketchy neighborhood but I always felt safe and Marcia stated there had never been any problems with the neighborhood. Clean, Cozy and a good breakfast.


Sweet and Quirky

3.2 on August 18, 2009

If you want an authentic experience of Southern hospitality, Blues, and history, this is for you! Marcia is a Blues expert and is unsurpassed in her knowledge both personally, and historically of major musicians throughout the area. We were also gifted with breakfast with her each morning, getting to visit in a relaxed and easy way about the history of Jackson, the region, and the music. We received a surprise visit from Dorothy Moore, a delightful gentle woman, with a magical voice and a rich history herself. You just never know who you might get to hang out with when you come to Poindexter Park Inn! The home is a renovated 110 year old house, and each room is simple and homey. Coffee is dark and rich, just the way it ought to be, and there is fresh fruit adorned with lovely edible seasonal flowers. Cereal and a warmed breakfast bread round out the morning meal. Marcia knows her stuff, so if you want to bike ride the Trace, follow the Blues trail, or just meander around Jackson, she has the details to help you have a great time. Thank you Marcia....and Dorothy!


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Location

Location Type

City, Downtown

Airport

Jackson, MS (JAN) 12 miles

Directions to property:

Take Airport Road South, West on I-20, Exit Gallatin Street and follow directions to property.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Swinging River Bridge, Elmore James Gravesite, Eudora Welty & Margaret Walker Homes, Farish Street Blues Markers & History, St. Paddy's Day Parade-3RD Weekend March, Jackson Rhythm & Blues Fest (Aug), Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

, Blues artifacts on walls

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Ironing Board, Radio

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Float trips, Tour Farish Street Historic District, Live Blues Nightly, Tour of Historic Greenwood Cemetery, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited Limited-Provisions on porches.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Limited-call for details.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited Limited-call for details.

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 night stay.
  • Cancellations: With five(5) days notice, deposit is refundable less a $25 fee.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Marcia Weaver

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

As a former city elected official, I can tell guests much about Jackson and central Mississippi. I have researched blues heritage of Jackson and have a self guided tour map available showing many sites. I'm truly a preservationist whether it's old fashion plants or blues records. I enjoy gardening and collecting "old things". I like to read, walk, and do puzzles! I enjoy jazz and blues music.

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 7:30 am - 8:30 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Vegetarian , On request


Signature Dish

Blueberry Bread With Edible Flowers
Blueberries from the owners bushes are in the fresh bread. The hot served loaf has been on the menu from the opening of ppi.


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  • Nightly Rate $69 - $99
  • Reviews (5) 4.3
  • Rooms 5
  • Phone 1-6019441392 1-6019441392
803 Deer Park , Jackson, MS 39203 USA (Show map)

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