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A Painted Lady Of Columbus Bed and Breakfast

504 5th St South , Columbus, MS 39701 USA (Show map)
29 Reviews
$139 - $199
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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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A lovely respite!

5 on June 03, 2014

Our two day stay with Jennifer in her lovely Victorian-style B&B was wonderful. Our room - the library - is well appointed with heirlooms and up-to-date technology. The breakfasts were delicious and Jennifer was very attentive to dietary preferences. The home is locate with easy access to downtown Columbus and some very pleasing restaurants. We were so pleased that my wife is returning the autumn with her sisters and their daughters.

Perfect Wedding Night Escape!

5 on May 03, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Painted Lady on our wedding night. We didn't get there until around 1:30 in the morning, but it didn't matter. Jennifer had everything ready for us and it was perfect! The room was great, breakfast was divine. We could not have asked for a better experience. We will definitely be back and we will recommend the Painted Lady to all of our friends and family!

Relaxing Stay in Hometown

5 on March 09, 2014

My husband and I were visiting my hometown for a short visit. The Painted Lady was such a nice retreat with lovely antiques and amenities, very comfortable bed, delicious breakfast and within easy walking distance of MUW and good cuisine. It will be fun to return!

Loved this property

5 on December 03, 2013

We were in town for a ball game and decided to try this B & B. We couldn't have been more pleased. The house is charming and sparkling clean. Jennifer, the inn keeper, was wonderful, providing information about the house and the town. Breakfast was very good we were especially delighted to find a homemade delicious coconut chess pie for our night time snack. The rooms has very comfy beds and all possible amenities. A refrigerator of drinks and ice, as well as a kureig coffee maker is available for guests. We will definitely return.

October 2013 visit

3.6 on October 20, 2013

I had the most enjoyable stay at The Painted Lady in October of this year. The 1890 home was just like a museum. Every time I looked at a room I saw something different, It had so many interesting displays I was amazed! The section of town was lovely. It was easy walking to other fine homes and the free breakfast each morning was grand. The business district was just a 2 block walk away, and the restaurants that were recommended were fine indeed. I had a great time and the hostess was charming!

First Timers Stay

4.8 on October 13, 2013

My husband and I had the wonderful good luck to stay at A Painted Lady in September of 2013. It was our first time to stay at a bed and breakfast, and we were so fortunate to have picked A Painted Lady. True Southern Charm! Jennifer is the perfect Southern Lady and offers much talked about Southern Hospitality at it's best. I would highly recommend a stay at this establishment if you want to go back in time to a much gentler time. Wonderful!! Kentucky Woman


5 on September 29, 2013

Jennifer is an amazing host at this sweet bed and breakfast. She goes above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable and experiencing some true southern charm. This is a hidden gem and you would be missing out if you skipped it!

Valentine's Stay at A Painted Lady

5 on August 17, 2013

This is my second Valentine's Star at A Painted Lady and I absolutely loved it! The room was gorgeous and the breakfast was the best ever had!

Wonderful Stay

5 on August 09, 2013

Everything was perfect. Jennifer was an excellent host.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to post a wonderful review ! We strive to make our guests feel comfortable and to have a great experience.

Unexpected Gem

4.4 on July 31, 2013

I was in town for a sad occasion and really needed some time to myself. A Painted Lady was a true gem and exceeded my expectations. The daily breakfast was delicious and my room was pleasant and comfortable. Jennifer was an excellent host and she went out of her way to make me feel welcomed in her home. I would stay at A Painted Lady again when in Columbus.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review! We strive to make our rooms comfortable and pleasant. We hope you will come back to see us !

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Rooms & Rates

Library Suite - King

Located downstairs the Library suite is very luxurious and comfortable. Beautiful antique rugs,a bookcase full of antique books,couch, velvet chairs, antique clocks, sparkling prism lamps, lush velvet curtains and a huge plasma tv. This room has a Keurig coffee and tea maker,stocked mini frig,gas fireplace, en suite bathroom. The bedroom has a luxury king bed,fireplace mantel with flickering candles, velvet curtains, dressing table, tv in bedroom, sumptious sheets, extra pillows on bed,bookcase in room for readers and robes. This room is sure to please the most discriminating traveler.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

$185 - $185

Dolly's Room - King

Named after the first lady of the house who loved roses and pink! This room has a delicate pink wallpaper , rich chocolate brown rug and a ivory silk French canopy over the bed. The 46"LCD tv is hidden behind a French case. It has a Chinese Chippendale settee with a reading lamp,chest of drawers, free WIFI, black marble mantel, dimmer switches, iron and ironing board. The bathroom has a dressing table with a mirror, large clawfoot tub with overhead shower , Gilchrist and Soames toiletries,and egyptian cotton towels. This room has use of the upstairs stocked refrigerator, Keurig coffee and tea and sitting porch.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Pearl's Room - Queen

Named after the second wife of Mr Burris, this room is very elegant. It has gilded tan and gold wallpapers, rich velvet curtains, black needlepoint rug and a victorian settee. It has a small walking porch where the door can be opened and let the breeze in. An oak armoire houses a 32"tv with cable and free WIFI. This room also has a oak writing desk,chest of drawers,coffee table, tall oak bed with reading light. The bathroom is the smallest of the three and has a walk inshower and marble English basin. Gilchrist and Soames toiletries provided.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location Type

Historic district, corner, 5th street, City, Downtown, Small town


Columbus, MS (GTR-Golden Triangle) 12 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Columbus Air Force Base, Columbus Pilgrimage, Market Street Festival, Tennessee Williams Festival, Welcome Center, Birth, Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterplace, MUW, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, CD player, Piano, Wedding Facilities , Gilchrist and Soames English toiletries, Complimentary soda, water, snacks, Porches, rocking chairs, water fountains, Robes, slippers, Candlelight gourmet breakfast, Vegan, garden, fresh whole foods offered.

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Videos, Wet bar, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Fishing, museums, museums, museums, museums, museums, museums, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4pm-6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited We have furnished apartment where children feel comfortable.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Small dogs allowed in our furnished apartment only.
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A $50 deposit per room will be collected in the case of a cancellation.
  • Cancellations: There is a five day notice required for cancellation except for sporting event or special event-10 days notice. If cancellation is made within that time period of the planned arrival date, the total room fee will be due. If you have any questions, please ask before making reservations.



Jennifer Upchurch Miller

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

I am also an antiques dealer. I know the best places to find that perfect antique. I frequent the Farmers Market on weekends to pick up the fresh veggies. I have a small herb and tomato garden. Shopping, spas, fishing, blues,plays,historic sightseeing. Just ask me for my map. Columbus, Mississippi has it all. We are a true destination with friendly people, beautiful homes and gardens.

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  • Time Served: 8:00-9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Private Courtyard, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , High Tea

Signature Dish

Sausage grits casserole
Try our sausage grits casserole. It has sausage, farmers market eggs,cheddar cheese,milk, grits of course. We have converted many none grit eating people to this savory casserole. It's baked to perfection and served with baked parmeson tomatoes and country biscuits.Say cheese!


504 5th St South , Columbus, MS 39701 USA (Show map)

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