A Painted Lady Of Columbus Bed and Breakfast

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


Located One block from Historic downtown Columbus and in the middle of other famous historic architectural gems this charming Period Perfect (1890) Home oozes with Bohemian Victorian romance. From the opulent velvet and silk curtains to the period wallpapers and antiques you will feel like you are "Stepping back to the 1890's" only with modern amenities hidden to give you the true feeling of time traveling. Guests love their privacy and the general quietness of the house. The Bed and Breakfast has undergone a 7 year restoration making it the Grand Lady that it is today. It has all new electrical,plumbing, a burglar system and smoke detector system. Off street parking will hold 2 cars. Other cars may park on the street close to the home. Breakfast is prepared by the homeowners fresh daily. The homeowner prepares fresh English scones. We are Christian owned and operated however we welcome all faiths.

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Innkeepers: Jennifer Longmire



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

The BEST B&B experience EVER!

5 on April 17, 2015

A Painted Lady is beautifully furnished and represents the true essence of Columbus very well. Jennifer is a wonderful hostess and has not left a single detail unaddressed. Her breakfasts are out of this world good - organic yogurt and strawberries, followed by the best eggs benedict I've ever had in my mouth, and spinach quiche on the second day. And there are also always delicious homemade sweets left out for snacks at all times - Mississippi Mud brownies, blueberry scones, cookies, etc. A Painted Lady is only a two block (very safe) walk to the main downtown area were you have a choice of several good restaurants for dinner or lunch dining. Treat yourself. Stay at A Painted Lady in Columbus. You will not be disappointed.

Amazing Attention to Detail

5 on April 02, 2015

We took our daughter to visit MSU for the weekend. She was staying with a friend in one of the dorms so we stayed at the Painted Lady. This B&B is just like stepping back into time. It was easy to tell that the interior decorating was done with great care and passion. We enjoyed our stay and will stay again when we visit for one of the Columbus Pilgramages.

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!

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Rooms & Rates

Library Suite - King

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

Nightly Rate: $249 - $249

Dolly's Room - King

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

Nightly Rate: $199 - $199

Pearl's Room - Queen

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

Nightly Rate: $199 - $199

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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, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Videos, Wet bar, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum
  • 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 Longmire

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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!