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Main House About Main House
Main House

The Devereaux Shields House c1893-1904 is a Queen Anne Victorian Natchez Bed and Breakfast, on the National Historic Register and located in beautiful historic Natchez, the first settlement on the Mississippi. Our home is on beautiful North Union Street among celebrated Natchez Antebellums The Shields Townhouse and The Burn. Our homes are within walking distance of downtown sites, restaurants, shopping and the Mississippi River Bluff. Both our houses feature wonderful gardens open to all our guest and provide exceptional Natchez lodging options.

Gallery Suite Rose Suite Aunt Clara's Cottage About Aunt Clara's Cottage
Aunt Clara's Cottage

Aunt Clara's Cottage, a Natchez bed and breakfast for several decades, was named for one of the Walworth daughters raised at The Burn antebellum home nearby. Our cottage is pet friendly and has four spacious rooms in a charming 1870's Victorian with heart pine floors, large veranda, a delightful rear courtyard garden and ample sitting areas. The cottage also has a Breakfast/Reading/Meeting room for guests to enjoy. Aunt Clara's is located a few doors from the main Devereaux Shields House.

Louise Room Alice Room Elmo Room Victoria Suite

Main House

The Devereaux Shields House c1893-1904 is a Queen Anne Victorian Bed and Breakfast, on the National Historic Register and located in beautiful historic Natchez, MS, first settlement on the Mississippi. Our home is on beautiful North Union Street among celebrated Natchez Antebellums The Shields Townhouse and The Burn. Our homes are within walking distance of downtown sites, restaurants, shopping and the Mississippi River Bluff. Both our houses feature wonderful gardens open to all our guests.
RoomBedFeaturesRate Range
Gallery Suite1 King & 1 FullSleeps 4, private veranda, fireplace, seating area$188-$208
Rose Suite1 King & 1 QueenSleeps 4, fireplace, sitting area, spa like bath$167-$186

Aunt Clara's Cottage

Aunt Clara's Cottage, a Natchez bed and breakfast for several decades, was named for one of the Walworth daughters raised at The Burn antebellum home nearby. Our cottage is pet friendly and has four spacious rooms in a charming 1870's Victorian with heart pine floors, large veranda, a delightful rear courtyard garden and ample sitting areas. The cottage also has a Breakfast/Reading/Meeting room for guests to enjoy. Aunt Clara's is located a few doors from the main Devereaux Shields House.
RoomBedFeaturesRate Range
Louise Room2 QueenSleeps 4, pet friendly, perfect for families & groups, private bath$135-$153
Alice Room1 Queen & 1 FullSleeps 4, pet friendly, perfect for families & groups, private bath$135-$153
Elmo Room1 King & 2 TwinSleeps 4, pet friendly, perfect for families and groups, private bath$156-$175
Victoria Suite1 King & 1 Queen Sleeper CouchSleeps 4, pet friendly, perfect for families & groups, private bath$156-$175

Rates Range: do not include MS taxes and are for 2 persons in a room. Additional guests are $30 per night. Rates vary from season to season. Check availability and book direct for the best rate on rooms.

Guests staying with us enjoy the following amenities and services at our property.

  • Full Hot-Served Breakfast
  • Special Dietary Needs Accomodated
  • Free Wireless/Rooms/Gardens/Porches
  • Free Water/Sodas/Coffees/Teas 24/7
  • Luxury Linen
  • Common Area Fireplace
  • Well-Behaved Children Over 8
  • Secure Off-Street Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Heat/AC
  • Ample Outlets & Desks or Lap Desk
  • DVD Player (available or on request)
  • Sound machines

  • Ceiling or Floor Fans
  • Guest Access 24/7
  • Ice Available 24/7
  • Fitness Center Access 24/7
  • In-Room Refrigerator for Meds (on request)
  • Access to All Gardens & Porches
  • Private Bath
  • Makeup Mirror, Hair Dryer, Iron/Board
  • Gilchrist & Soames Bath Amenities
  • Luxury Robes
  • Cable TV
  • Enhanced Digital Cable/Movies

Payments Accepted

specials-packages

  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Cash
  • Check In: 2 pm - 6 pm, Check Out: 11 am.
  • Late check in fees may apply without prior arrangements.

Children

Responsible children, typically age 10 and older, are welcome.

Smoking Policy

All rooms are non-smoking. Outdoor areas are available for smoking.

Pet Policy

Well-mannered pets are acceptable in Aunt Clara's Cottage rooms with prior arrangements. There is a charge of $15 per pet, per night in addition to the room rate. View our Pet Friendly webpage for policy details. Contact us with your questions.

Service Features

  • Hand Picked Luxury Linens!
  • Special Diets happily accommodated!
  • Motorcycle and Bicycle Friendly! Garage parking may be available

Deposit and Cancellation Policy

All rates are based on single (1 person) or double (2 people) occupancy and are subject to MS room tax of 10% and a city tourism tax of $2 per room per night. Additional occupancy is $30 per person to cover linen, towels and breakfast. Cancellations or modifications require a minimum 8 days advance notice to avoid a room charge for the first night, i.e. Monday to Monday is 8 days. No refund is issued if cancelled within 3 days before check-in. Modified cancellation policies may apply to reservations involving groups or the booking of multiple rooms. A rain check may be issued for cancellations made within 8 days. A non-refundable deposit of 10% of the total or a minimum $35 per room booked is due on the date of booking. Higher deposits may be required for reservations involving groups or the booking of multiple rooms. Rates include welcome fare, a seated plantation style breakfast, snacks and assorted hot and cold refreshments during your stay.

Privacy Policy

Personal information provided by our guests is not shared with anyone. We use state-of-the-art secure processes and take precautions to protect your information. Periodically we will distribute newsletters, which guests may opt out of at any time. Feel free to contact us to verify the accuracy of your information or if you should have any questions on these or any related issues.

B&B Industry Fund

Along with bed & breakfast properties around the United States, the Devereaux Shields House is participating in a national campaign to support the long-term viability of the bed and breakfast industry. The “B&B Industry Fund” campaign asks guests to donate one dollar per night of their stay to assist in the promotion of local, independent businesses and tourism. For more information on this program please visit www.innkeeping.org/fund.