Best Places to Stay in Clarksdale

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Clarksdale, Mississippi

Clarksdale, Mississippi

Looking for the best places to stay in Clarksdale, Mississippi?

Considering a visit to the Mississippi Delta? Stay in Clarksdale, the heart of it all! With a population just over 17,000, the cradle of the blues boasts live music 365 days a year. We have many spots to grab a bite to eat where one can break bread with some of the nicest, friendliest, and yes, most interesting characters anywhere on God’s green earth, and we got more green than most.

So, here is your go-to list of the best places to stay in Clarksdale. We will start with our three favorites, Delta Bohemian Guest House, Clark House and the newest addition to lodging in Clarksdale, The White House.

We offer you a blurb about each spot but you need to click on the links and go read about all these unique properties to find the right fit for you.

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Best Place to stay in Clarksdale

Delta Bohemian Guest House in Clarksdale, Mississippi

DELTA BOHEMIAN GUEST HOUSE

The DBGH is a historical, two-story Delta cypress home built in 1917, ideally located only three blocks from Downtown Clarksdale. The DBGH is a one-of-a-kind lodging using an upscale, yet earthy, bohemian style, infusing the house with warmth and a real sense of the old Mississippi Delta. Ideal for a couple. Clarksdale native and co-founder of The Delta Bohemian® Magical Madge Marley Howell is your host. The home is a companion to The White House as the two share a common, private back yard.

Two bedrooms, one bath. Provides continental breakfast, PBR, kitchen, washer/dryer, tv, wi-fi and much more. Sleeps up to four adults with king, double and twin beds. Book online.

1114 Seminole Street
662-392-9249
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Best place to stay in Clarksdale

CLARK HOUSE in Clarksdale, Mississippi

THE CLARK HOUSE

Oldest extant home in Clarksdale and built by it’s founder John Clark in 1859. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Refurbished and beautifully decorated as a residential inn. Five bedrooms in the main house and three in the back cottage. Located in historic residential area, just two blocks from Downtown Clarksdale. Native Delta Bohemian® Tour Guide Billy “Poor William” Howell is your Innkeeper.

Eight private bedrooms/bathrooms. Each bedroom accommodates two adults. Provides continental breakfast, tv, wi-fi and much more. Book online.

211 Clark Street
662-621-1632
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Clarksdale White House

Clarksdale White House

THE CLARKSDALE WHITE HOUSE 

Poor William and Magical Madge welcome visitors to their iconic home on West 2nd, built in 1917. The home shares a private back yard with the popular Delta Bohemian Guest House. Magical Madge and Poor William, founders of The Delta Bohemian® are your hosts.

Stay in one of three upstairs bedrooms each with private baths: The Honey Room, The Treetop Room or The East Room. Each bedroom accommodates two adults. Provides coffee and tea, wi-fi and much more. Book online.

325 W. 2nd Street
662-392-9249
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Blues Hound Flat in Clarksdale, Mississippi

Blues Hound Flat in Clarksdale, Mississippi

BLUES HOUND FLAT

A self-catering loft-style ground level apartment located in downtown Clarksdale, just steps from the Delta Blues Museum.  Sleeps up to four persons.

309 Issaquena
901-272-0230
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Delta Cotton Company above Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi

Delta Cotton Company above Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi

DELTA COTTON COMPANY

Stay upstairs on the second floor of a former cotton-grading warehouse in one of seven private rooms with private baths above Ground Zero Blues Club. Complete with appliances and coffeemakers. Each room sleeps from one to four persons. Includes tv, wi-fi and much more. Book online.

0 Blues Alley
662-645-9366

 


 

Delta Digs in downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi

Delta Digs in downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi

DELTA DIGS

A 425 square foot, ground level flat in historical downtown Clarksdale building. Decorated in true Delta style by local artisans. This is a sister property to the Squeeze Box and The Hooker Hotel. Sleeps two persons. Includes TV, Kitchen, wi-fi and much more. Minimum night stay may apply. Book online or call.

104 E. 2nd Street
732-740-6155
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Eastern Star Executive Suite at the Holy Moly in Clarksdale, Mississippi

Eastern Star Executive Suite at the Holy Moly in Clarksdale, Mississippi

EASTERN STAR EXECUTIVE SUITE 

A 900 square foot studio apartment on the ground floor in the Holy Moly building in downtown Clarksdale. Includes full kitchen, bathroom, washer/dryer, tv, wi-fi and much more. Sleeps two persons. Two night minimum. Book online.

301 Issaquena Avenue
662-313-4223

 


 

The Hooker Hotel in downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi

The Hooker Hotel in downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi

THE HOOKER HOTEL

A 740 square foot, ground floor flat with two bedrooms with king-size beds, living area and kitchen located in downtown Clarksdale. Includes tv, wi-fi and much more. This is a sister property to the Delta Digs and the Squeeze Box. Sleeps four persons. Book online.

112 E. 2nd Street
732-740-6155
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The Lofts at the Five & Dime in Clarksdale, Mississippi

The Lofts at the Five & Dime in Clarksdale, Mississippi

THE LOFTS AT THE FIVE & DIME

Six modern condominiums in downtown Clarksdale occupy the top floor of the old Woolworth Building. Each loft includes a bedroom, seating and kitchen areas and 1 1/2 bath. Sleeps up to four persons including a pull-out sofa bed. Includes tv, wi-fi and much more. Book online.

211 Yazoo Avenue
888-510-9604

 


 

The Loft at Hopson Commissary

The Loft at Hopson Commissary

THE LOFT AT HOPSON COMMISSARY

This unique accommodation is located on the historical Hopson Plantation property and adjacent to the Shack Up Inn. King bed in bedroom, double bed in loft and a pull-out sofa bed. Includes kitchen, fireplace, front porch rocking chairs and much more. Call to book.

8141 Old Highway 49S
662-624-5756
662-902-2378

 


 

The Riverside Hotel. Photo by Mick Kolassa

The Riverside Hotel. Photo by Mick Kolassa

THE RIVERSIDE HOTEL

Step back in time and immerse yourself in a truly authentic Delta experience. Formerly the G. T. Thomas Afro-American Hospital, where the great Bessie Smith died following an automobile accident. Converted to a hotel in 1944, it offers basic accommodations with 40’s era furnishings and shared bathrooms. Call to book.

615 Sunflower Avenue
662-624-9163

 


 

Shacksdale in Clarksdale, Mississippi

Shacksdale in Clarksdale, Mississippi

SHACKSDALE MOTEL

The Shacksdale Motel captures the essence of a sharecropper shack with these unique homes built using salvaged wood, tin, sinks, bathtubs, etc… to create a memorable place to stay. Located across the tracks from the Shack Up Inn located 3 miles south of Clarksdale off Highway 49. Book online.

8144 Old Highway 49S
662-624-8329

 


 

The Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

The Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

SHACK UP INN/COTTON GIN INN

An unusual B & B (that’s bed & beer) with over a dozen, modernized sharecropper shacks, and ten+ modern bins (aka rooms) in an old cotton gin to choose from. Voted by Tripadvisor as #4 most unique places to stay in the world. Located 3 miles south of Clarksdale off Highway 49. Restaurant and bar on property. Includes wi-fi and much more. Book online.

8144 Old Highway 49S
662-624-8329

 


 

The Squeeze Box in Clarksdale, Mississippi

The Squeeze Box in Clarksdale, Mississippi

THE SQUEEZE BOX

The Squeeze Box is a spacious, airy 425 sq. ft. private apartment, located in Downtown Clarksdale, across the street from the popular Hambone Art Gallery. Features a king size bed with Magic Fingers. Decorated in true Delta style by local artisans. This is a sister property to the Delta Digs and The Hooker Hotel. Sleeps two persons. Includes TV, Kitchen, wi-fi and much more. Book online or call.

108 East 2nd Street
732-740-6155
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Comments

  1. Kim M Crouch says:

    I may have to go on “vacation” in Clarksdale! We have so many extraordinary places here! And more to come! This is a great reference resource ! Thank you! Clarksdale – it nice !

  2. Suanne Strider says:

    This is awesome! I love Clarksdale!!!

  3. Kim, thank you for your comment! We enjoyed putting this together and hope others find it helpful.

  4. Suanne, it’s been too long! Glad you liked the post! We love Clarksdale too! 🙂

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