The Jackson Airport Area
Named a 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner, our hotel looks forward to extending a friendly welcome to you and to your traveling pet. Our airport shuttle is free, and if you’re driving, our parking is free, too. Mornings begin with a healthy and hearty free Bright Side Breakfast® served in the lobby. Free high-speed Internet service via Wi-Fi, and free local calls from your spacious and comfortable guest room. We’re convenient to all of the local attractions, just four miles from downtown, and close to colleges, corporations, convention center, sports stadiums and coliseums. The hotel’s outdoor pool and fitness center make it easy to squeeze in some exercise while you’re on the road.
When business or pleasure brings you to the state capital of Mississippi, we hope you’ll enjoy staying with us. Six carriers serve Jackson-Evers Airport connecting to a dozen U.S. cities. Business travelers often meet with Ergon, IBM, GM, International Paper, BellSouth, and others located within five or six miles. We’re home to a dozen institutions of higher learning including Tougaloo College, Jackson State University and Mississippi College. Nicknamed the “City with Soul,” musical influences range from symphony to juke joints. Less than one hour away, a day trip to Vicksburg offers sweeping views of the mighty Mississippi River, antebellum mansions, Civil War historical sites, and four casinos. Yazoo City, also 40 miles from here, celebrates its musical heritage with the annual Bentonia Blues Festival.
Hotel Services and Amenities
After a comfortable night, wake to our free Bright Side Breakfast. In addition to unlimited coffee and juice, you’ll find waffles, French toast, eggs and sausage, fresh fruit, pastries, muffins and more. Catch up on things using our free high-speed Internet Wi-Fi service. If you’re not headed out right away, enjoy our indoor pool and fitness center or tune in on a new Samsung flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. An easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics. You can pack light, since our guest rooms are equipped with a coffeemaker, hairdryer and iron with ironing board. Plus, there’s a guest laundry facility down the hall. Guests may request accommodation with a refrigerator and a microwave.
Famous for substantial music roots, visitors will notice signage on the Mississippi Blues Trail and Farish Street marking the growth of the blues throughout the state. Perhaps your visit will coincide with the August rhythm and blues festival or the International Ballet Competition. History buffs are kept busy visiting the many sites associated with the Civil War and Civil Rights Movement. Sports fans will head for the action at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Mississippi Coliseum, Smith Wills Stadium, and Trustmark Park, plus the Sports Hall of Fame. On the cultural front, we’re home to historic houses, museums, state fairs, arts, theater, and farmers markets. Speaking of food, explore some of our 300 restaurants to be introduced to something new or to satisfy your hunger for the local Southern style and soul food.