The McNutt House features old-world charm blended with modern conveniences and amenities comparable with most local hotels. The main house has 2 Suites with well-equipped kitchens containing an electric range, refrigerator, microwave oven, and various small appliances. Efficiency suites in the Magill House include kitchenettes with refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave oven, and large toaster oven adequate for preparing meals; or use the whole kitchen just a few steps away. All include dishes, cookware, and customary amenities found at hotels, including a hairdryer, soap, shampoo, iron, and ironing board.
Guests receive a complimentary guided tour of the facility, HDTV, Starz/Encore premium movie package, and wireless internet, in addition to the use of laundry facilities, courtyard, picnic area, and BBQ grill. Out of courtesy to our current and future guests, all rooms are non-smoking. Smoking is permitted on the balcony, porches, and grounds. Short-term rates include daily housekeeping.
The McNutt House
The McNutt House is conveniently located in the Historic Downtown District, just minutes from the National Military Park, Old Courthouse Museum, casinos, riverfront, eateries, evening entertainment, and frequent downtown events. The house was built in 1826 and acquired by Governor McNutt in 1829, who subsequently added on the rear wing of the house in 1832. Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. McNutt hang over the original ornate cast iron coal-burning fireplaces. The main floor rooms serve host to small special occasion events and tours. Other house portions include three suites, each offering its character and charm, affording a unique and enjoyable stay.
The McNutt Suite: This sizeable 3-room suite (approximately 840 sq') once served as the Governor's 2nd floor living quarters with hardwood floors, coal-burning fireplaces, panoramic views of the courtyard, and spectacular sunsets. The bedroom includes a highly comfortable hand-crafted cherry king bed and ample dresser space. The living room has a sleeper sofa, two reclining chairs, flat-panel TV. The kitchen includes dishes, tableware, pots, pans, small appliances, microwave oven, stove, and refrigerator. The suite also has dedicated central heat/air and a private bath with a tub and shower. Amenities include HDTV programming with 20+ Starz and Encore premium movie channels, wireless internet, and a complimentary laundry room. If a tranquil setting is your preference, relax in our lovely courtyard featuring multiple decks, patios, and gardens that beckon your use. Rates: $135.00 for a single night, $125 per day for two or more nights. $1,300 per 30-day period for extended stays exceeding six weeks prorated daily. (State & Federal Government rate available for multi-night holidays).
Bettie Suite - Named for Mrs. Elizabeth "Bettie" McNutt. This two-room suite is situated on the 2nd floor with a balcony entrance overlooking the courtyard and at eye level with the expanse of the region's oldest Japanese Magnolia tree. The bedroom is quite large, featuring a remarkably comfortable hand-crafted queen bed, original heart pine floors, ample dresser drawer space, and dedicated central heat/air. The suite includes a kitchen and private newly remodeled bath with tub and shower. Rates: $98.00 for a single night, $93.00 per night for a two or more day stay, and $1,100 per 30-day period for an extended stay. (State & Federal Government rates available)
The Magill House
This structure was built around 1980 and is named in honor of a Louisiana Confederate soldier (Lt. David Weeks Magill) mortally wounded during the Civil War Siege of Vicksburg and buried on site. The center room serves as a common area for guests with a laundry room and a fully equipped kitchen to prepare more elaborate meals.
Suite #4: This one-room efficiency suite includes room-controlled hear/air Complimentary high-speed wireless internet and a compact kitchenette area containing a small refrigerator, microwave oven, toaster oven, coffee pot, dishes, and tableware. The room is furnished with a comfortable 4-poster queen bed and relaxing rocker/recliner perfect for watching your favorite digital and HD channels or premium movie programming on the flat panel HDTV. The bath contains a tub with a shower, a hairdryer, and plenty of water pressure. A complimentary laundry room and fully equipped kitchen are but a few steps away. Rates: $70.00 for a single night, $65 per day for a two more night stay, and $980 per 30-day period for extending stays exceeding 5-weeks.
Suite #3: This one-room efficiency suite includes room-controlled hear/air Complimentary high-speed wireless internet and a spacious kitchenette area containing a refrigerator/freezer, microwave oven, a large toaster oven with rotisserie, coffee pot, dishes, tableware, and ample countertop and cabinet space. A comfortable queen bed and relaxing rocker/recliner are perfect for watching your favorite digital and HD channels or premium movie programming on the flat panel HDTV. The bath contains a tub with a shower hairdryer and plenty of water pressure. A complimentary laundry room and fully equipped kitchen are but a few steps away. Rates: $70.00 for a single night, $65 per day for a two more night stay, and $990 per 30-day period for extending stays exceeding 5-weeks.
Guest Room #1 is perfect for short stays where a kitchenette is not a priority, but the quality of surroundings is. Small but cute, this room features a 4-poster queen bed, armoire, digital & HD cable, premium movie channels, wireless internet, and all the complex's amenities. A complimentary laundry room and fully equipped kitchen are but a few steps away. Room amenities include a hairdryer, microwave oven, refrigerator, and coffee pot. Rates: $50.00 per night (2-night minimum) and $750 per 30-day period for extended stays exceeding 30-days.
Our Monroe St Apartment
A fully furnished upstairs 2-bedroom apartment with a spacious, fully equipped kitchen. Includes all utilities, WiFi, basic cable, linens, and towels. Unpack and stock the refrigerator. See our Apartment Page for details.
The nicely landscaped terraced courtyard sits center stage of the property with a large deck protecting the region's oldest Japanese Magnolia tree while overlooking multiple gardens and water features, forming a tranquil setting teeming with cardinals, wrens, and an occasional visit by a pair of "hoot" owls. Gazebos, ample lawn furniture, and charcoal grills are awaiting use by our guests.
The base of the courtyard is a featured stop for local history tours as it includes the final resting place for Lt. D W. Magill, who perished during the Siege of Vicksburg, and an unexploded Union Mortar Shell on display.