An early 19th-century antebellum mansion set in 26 acres of manicured gardens. Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens is a National Historic Landmark in Natchez, Mississippi. Reflecting all that is charming about the South, expect gracious hospitality, excellent cuisine, historic tours of the house, and a lovingly restored garden. Guests' reviews of our property consistently rank us at of the Best Mississippi Bed and Breakfast Inns.
With an ambiance reminiscent of a bygone age, the rooms and suites are as perfect as a picture for your stay in Natchez, Mississippi. Available either in the main house or in any of the seven outbuildings, all rooms have period furnishings and/or antebellum-era reproductions. All guest rooms have private baths, and some rooms and suites include a spa tub and an operating fireplace.
Wander around the meticulously nurtured gardens amidst blooming magnolias, roses, azaleas, and Monmouth’s signature collection of angel statuary, accompanied by the gentle humming of cicadas. Enjoy mint juleps or a cocktail of your choice in the Quitman Study or Lounge, with complimentary hors d'oeuvres, followed by dinner in the award-winning Restaurant 1818 inside the antebellum home.
Nancy and Warren Reuther are the current owners of Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens. With extensive experience in the hotel and tourism industry, they continue to make sure every modern comfort has been provided in the 30 elegantly appointed spacious rooms and suites, yet carefully integrated as not to spoil the historic architectural virtue.
Monmouth Historic Inn, a National Historic Landmark (circa 1818), is a glorious return to the Antebellum South, rated one of the ten most romantic places in the USA by Glamour magazine and USA Today. It waits to enfold you in luxury and service. Mornings begin with a delightful complimentary full Southern breakfast. Nights sparkle under candlelight during 5-course dinners. AAA. Experience another time and place in Monmouth Historic Inn & Garden’s elegantly appointed rooms and suites. Every room and suite has its own unique charm and view of the rolling, manicured grounds. Whatever you wish, we can accommodate―from a honeymoon suite with champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries to a relaxing night’s sleep in General John Quitman’s own bed.
If you'd like to dine outdoors, you're welcome to enjoy your breakfast on the Garden Room's covered patio! We offer a casual dinner menu in the Quitman Lounge and Study every day. If you'd like something more upscale, consider dining in our luxury Restaurant 1818. Here, you'll be served dinner in the original Men's and Ladies’ Parlors of the Main House. When you dine at Restaurant 1818, you have complete dining freedom. Enjoy items on an a la carte basis from our gourmet appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts. We also provide a full wine list and wine by the glass program to ensure your dining experience is the very best Natchez has to offer!
If you'd like something more private, we can arrange in-room dining or private dining by candlelight for 8 to 12 people at the main dining room table. This room exemplifies the elegant dining experience which has been customary since the days of John and Eliza Quitman.
Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens is celebrating its 200th birthday this year! Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens was built by Mr. and Mrs. John Hankinson built-in 1818, who, with their family, lived in the home until 1826. The Inn's most prominent owners were John and Eliza Quitman's family from 1826 to 1919. John Quitman was a military general family and two-term Mississippi governor.
Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, Business Center, Dedicated Spa Service, Restaurant On Site, Pub/Tavern Site, National Historic Registry, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits Available,
Food & Wine
Each morning, we serve a delicious, full Southern breakfast from 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM in our grand Garden Room. We offer a casual dinner menu in the Quitman Lounge and Study every day. If you'd like something more upscale, consider dining in our luxury Restaurant 1818. Here, you'll be served dinner in the original Men's and Ladies’ Parlors of the Main House. When you dine at Restaurant 1818, you have complete dining freedom. Enjoy items on an a la carte basis from our gourmet appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, and desserts. We also provide a full wine list and wine by the glass program and spirits.
Meals Offered: Breakfast , Dinner
Restaurant on Premises: Open to the public
Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian , Vegan , Gluten Free , Yes
Breakfast Service: Full
Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables , Set Times
Alcohol Permits: Beer , Wine , Spirits
Dining Amenities: Complimentary Early Coffee Tea , Evening Cocktails , Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres , Picnics Available , Room Service
Rooms & Suites
Rooms and suites are available in the Main House and in any of our seven outbuildings, which include Quitman’s Retreat, the Carriage House, secluded Pond Cottage, Garden Cottages and more. Spa tubs in some select rooms. Operating fireplaces during winter months are available in some rooms and suites. Period furnishings and antebellum-era antiques. L'OCCITANE En Provence products for personal care. Nightly Turn Down Service. All rooms have separate air conditioning/heaters and have private entrances.
Accommodations: Cottages, Suites, Adjoining rooms/Suites
# of Rooms: 30
Beds: Twin, Double, Queen, King
Room Entertainment: Cable TV
Safes: Front Desk
Handicap Accessible: Limited
Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Private Deck, Private Entrance, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Turndown Service, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi
Free Onsite Parking, Laundry/Cleaning Service/Business Center, Restaurant On-site, Pub/Tavern Site, Telsa/Electric Charging Stations, L'OCCITANE En Provence products for personal care. Nightly Turn Down Service with a Bellman to handle your luggage. We also have 2 ponds, whereby guests can enjoy fishing, which is a "Catch and Release program", whereby we have fishing poles and bait at the front desk.
Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary
Front Desk/Security: OnSite
Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry Facility, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, Business Center, Dedicated Spa Service, Restaurant On Site, Pub/Tavern Site, National Historic Registry, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits Available
Location Type: Small Town/Village
72 hours cancellation policy. May vary at different times of the year.
Smoking Policy: Outside Only
Family Friendly: Over 12
Weddings & Events
Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens provides a setting like no other for Wedding Ceremonies, Receptions, Bridal Luncheons, Rehearsal Dinners and private parties. With endless options for Ceremonies, and several options for receptions, dinners, or luncheons—Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens can accommodate everything from a private Elopement with just the two of you to a Grand Affair with 250 guests.
Wedding/Events Capacity: 200+
Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopment
Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Officiant, Caterer
Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
Reception Seating: 10-12 in our formal dining room, and 250 plus for Wedding Receptions and several Garden Venues located on 26 acres of manicured gardens and seasonal plantings ensure beautiful blooms year round.
Banquet Seating: The Garden Room seats up to 150 with an outdoor coverage seating. Ideal for Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Business Conferences and meetings.
Max Capacity Outdoor: 250
Business Travel & Events
Monmouth Historic Inn offers meeting rooms in the Restaurant 1818 for formal Business dinners for up to 40 people. The Quitman Lounge and Study is in the main wing of the main house, this exclusive smaller intimate area is great for small groups and receptions. Most of our Corporate business events are held at our lovely Garden Room & with Covered Patio with up to 150 people. Other popular events for this The garden room include; Retirement parties, Cocktail parties, Anniversary Celebrations, and more. The Gardens are available for functions of all sizes.
# of Meeting Rooms: 3
Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social
Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering
Meeting Facilities: Indoor
Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 8 to 250.