Devereaux Shields House is an award-winning Natchez, MS bed and breakfast set in the heart of the historic district. Our Natchez inn captures the charm of southern living and is the perfect escape for romantic getaways in Mississippi. We know you will enjoy an unforgettable stay with us but don’t take our word for it, take a look at some of our recent awards and recognitions and see what everyone else has to say!

Recent Press & Awards

Tripadvisor 2022 Travelers’ Choice

We earned the 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice award. This places us in the top 10% of hotels worldwide!

KAYAK Travel Awards 2022

The KAYAK Travel Awards promotes top-rated accommodation properties and is based on reviews and ratings from real travelers!

Tripadvisor 2021 Travelers’ Choice

We are proud to have again earned the Travelers’ Choice Award for 2021. This places us in the top 10% of hotels worldwide!

Best Place to Elope in 2020

For couples seeking a venue with the true warmth of Southern Hospitality, then this historic Natchez Bed & Breakfast Inn is a destination worth checking out. Located at the heart of Natchez, MS this venue offers relaxing afternoon wine & cheese receptions in beautiful garden patio surroundings, luxury suites of beautiful furnishings, private baths, and friendly Innkeepers.

Tripadvisor 2020 Travelers’ Choice

We earned the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Certificate of Excellence, are in the top 3 for best value, and are in the top 9 for being the best B&B in Natchez out of 43 competing inns.

11 Southern Bed-and-Breakfasts Perfect for Mother-Daughter Getaways

January 8, 2020, by Southern Living

You can’t go to Natchez without hearing all about the antebellum architecture. Immerse yourself in the history by staying at this Queen Anne-style Victorian home, and from there you can easily tour famed spots like Rosalie, Magnolia Hall, and Stanton Hall during your visit.

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The Most Romantic Getaways in Each State

February 11, 2019, by Policygenius

Experience the best in Southern hospitality at this lavish Victorian-era inn, mere blocks from the Mississippi River. The shining star that can’t be missed here is a horse-drawn carriage ride through downtown Natchez.

Best Natchez Trace Lodging

March 2, 2018, by Margaret Littman,

Owners Ron and Eleanor chose Natchez as their retirement destination and running a B&B as their second career, and their passion for both is clear at every turn at Devereaux Shields House.

Tripadvisor #1 in Best Value

We were honored to be named #1 Best Value of 44 B&Bs in Natchez in 2018.

The 12-day Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip

February 4, 2018, by Margaret Littman,

At Devereaux Shields House you’ll get a wine reception at night, perfect for after you pull off the road. Check in, wander the manicured garden, and then head to King’s Tavern for flatbread and beer for dinner.

50 state road trip: Affordable bed and breakfasts in every state

December 13, 2017, by Lauren Monitz,

Not only are you greeted with a beverage and cheese reception, but there is also a complimentary pet welcome package. The breakfast has been called downright sinful, which is why it’s good you also have access to a 24-hour fitness center.

6 Southern Escapes That Are Perfect for Spring

February 26 2017, by Dara Continenza,

This inn promises Victorian Southern comfort and delivers just that, with a side of heady romance. The Devereaux Shields House is all about full-service relaxation. Afternoons bring wine-and-cheese welcome receptions. Three course breakfasts feature sumptuous Southern fare.

These 12 Romantic Spots In Mississippi Are Perfect To Take That Special Someone

January 2016, by Daniella DiRienzo,

Boasting the “perfect location for romantic getaways,” this historic Natchez bed and breakfast has gone above and beyond with its upcoming event, Date Night Escape. Taking place from January 4th to February 4th of this year, couples are treated to a night’s stay in the room of their choice, a $50 dining card, tickets for a horse-drawn carriage ride, a bottle of wine and fruit, and a southern-style breakfast.

National Geographic and The Mississippi River Geotourism Program Recognizes Devereaux Shields House

Devereaux Shields House was recognized, in 2016, for their valuable contribution to the Mississippi River Geotourism Program, and their support in sustaining and enhancing the unique geographic character of the region through their commitment to aesthetics, culture, environment, heritage, and the wellbeing of the regions’ residents.

14 Ways People In Mississippi Can Relax And Take It Easy

December 2015, by Daniella DiRienzo,

Located in Natchez, the Devereaux Shields House offers the utmost in southern comfort. The luxurious rooms are filled with antique furnishings and many include fireplaces, creating an ideal environment for unwinding with a glass of wine or good book…or maybe both.

Select Registry

In 2015, Devereaux Shields House was inducted into Select Registry, a premier collection of inns and boutique hotels that have passed a rigorous, 200-point quality assurance inspection.