Friday, January 30, 2009

Natchez Application for Facebook Available!!


Do you have a Facebook account and love Natchez? Utilize the new “Historic Natchez Mississippi” application now available

This application was just launched and new “gifts” are being added daily. If you know a great Natchez gift idea, comment on this blog and let us know.

If you aren’t currently Monmouth's friend on Facebook please add us! (Search by email

Thursday, January 29, 2009

5 Reasons to visit Monmouth Plantation

There are many reasons to come to Monmouth Plantation. Below I have listed five that come to mind. Feel free to post comments with your opinions and other reasons that you visit.

1. Historic Significance
A visit to Monmouth is a step back in time. Built in 1818, owned by Mississippi Governor and Mexican War hero John Quitman, Monmouth Plantation has a rich and unique history. When you stay at Monmouth enjoy a guided tour in the Mansion at no additional cost to you. Wander pebble paths under centuries old oaks and see the family cemetery of the house builder John Hankinson.

2. Luxurious Atmosphere
Natchez’ only AAA Four Diamond Hotel and the only Small Luxury Hotel of the World in Mississippi, Monmouth is the only choice for a truly luxurious experience. Beautifully appointed rooms and suites with all the modern conveniences welcome guests for the night. Wireless Internet, Jacuzzis and fireplaces add to the comfort of the guest rooms.

3. World Class dining
Wonderful cuisine prepared by a team of talented chefs, is available nightly in the Antebellum Mansion. The Chef’s Table meal served at the dining room table has a menu that changes daily. Also offered in the Parlors of the Main House is an a la carte dining option called “1818 at Monmouth plantation.” Both dining options are open to the public seven days a week.

4. Beautiful Grounds
Monmouth Plantation sits on a twenty-six acre estate. The grounds are meticulously maintained by a talented grounds crew. There is something blooming in the gardens year round. The apex of the gardens is in the Spring when the Azaleas are blooming. There are also two ponds on the grounds, a walking trail, a gazebo, a wisteria pergola, hammocks, and many other features you must see for yourself!

5. The City of Natchez
The City of Natchez founded in 1716 is the oldest city along the Mississippi River. The city sits high on a bluff overlooking the river and the state of Louisiana. Natchez boasts more antebellum structures (built before the civil war) than any other city in the South! Many of these homes have been restored to the antebellum period and are open daily for tours. Dining, gaming, and shopping are also available in the city.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Monmouth Plantation - Small Luxury Hotel

Monmouth Plantation, built in 1818 was home to John Anthony Quitman, a Mexican War hero and Governor of Mississippi. The mansion, after weathering more than two decades of decline, has been restored and opened as a Small Luxury Hotel of the World. It has received the coveted AAA Four Diamond award for many years. It is the only Four Diamond hotel in Natchez, and the only Small Luxury Hotel of the World in Mississippi.

In addition to luxurious rooms, we offer two gourmet dining experiences. Monmouth is a preferred destination for weddings and events that are hosted on our 26 acres of manicured gardens.
Experience another world at Monmouth Plantation
601.442.5852 800.828.4531

Monday, January 26, 2009

TripAdvisor & Monmouth

--- is the wise traveler’s best friend. It provides unbiased reviews (over 20 million of them) by people just like you on hotels and restaurants that you may want to visit.

Over the years Monmouth has been reviewed on trip advisor numerous times with the vast majority of the reviews being 5 stars (at this time 101 out of 118 reviews are 5 stars!)

If you have been a guest at Monmouth, please post your reviews/comments about your wonderful stay. If you have never stayed with us, click over and read what guests are saying!


Sunday, January 25, 2009

Our guests say the nicest things…

We just wanted to send a note and let you know how much we enjoyed staying at Monmouth. Everything was wonderful and your staff was the best! We especially enjoyed the chef's table.

One thing that stands out to me is that from the moment we arrived, everywhere we looked we saw the evidence of God. From the little note on the fireplace mantle to the gospel music during breakfast, it was amazing and such a blessing, we appreciate that!

We will be back, the good Lord willing.

Randall and Tammy
Philadelphia, MS

Jeremiah 29:11:
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future"
(Guest review received via email, January 2009)

Friday, January 23, 2009

Monmouth is the only location for your Destination Wedding

Wedding Info
Originally uploaded by Monmouth Plantation

Check out Monmouth Plantation if you have a wedding to plan over the upcomming months. We offer lodging, multiple locations for ceremonies, receptions, and parties, as well as fantastic dining!

(click image for larger view at our Flickr page)

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Enjoy 1818 at Monmouth Plantation

Monmouth’s new restaurant “1818” boasts a fantastic menu with a variety of appetizers, soups, salads, entrées and desserts. One of the favorite entrées is the “Black Top” steak.

The Black Top is a fourteen ounce blackened Ribeye topped with jumbo lump crabmeat and Tabasco hollandaise sautéed baby spinach and roasted new potatoes

If you have not had a chance to dine at Monmouth yet - make your reservations today! If you have been a guest of ours, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Post a comment and let us know what you think about dining at Monmouth Plantation!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Gift Shop - Champagne Flutes on Sale

The Monmouth Gift shop is a great place to buy a romantic gift!

We have Champagne flutes on sale from $26 to $50. Anna can wrap them in a Special Valentines Package and have them delivered to your room, or you may pick them up at the Gift Shop after a Special celebration for two in our new restaurant 1818.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Monmouth joins Facebook/Twitter

In attempt to stay in touch with our former guests and to meet new friends who have not had a chance to experience Monmouth Plantation, we have launched a couple social networking sites. Please look for us and say hi on Facebook and Twitter!

On Facebook search for “Monmouth Plantation” under name or under email address.

On twitter our username is “MonmouthP”

We’ll see you out there!

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Monmouth Receives AAA Four Diamond Award

Monmouth Plantation honored once again as a
AAA Four Diamond Award winner.
(Monmouth is the only four-diamond hotel in Natchez)

“Congratulations on your esteemed achievement. You are the pinnacle of the industry – hotels and restaurants for whom being the best is your only option. This prestigious award reflects your unwavering commitment to superior hospitality as a member of this elite group…”

-Michael Petrone
Director, Tourism information Development

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Beautiful Grounds

One of two ornamental ponds at Monmouth Plantation.
At Monmouth relaxation is the main objective. The only decision a guest is forced to make here is where on the 26 acre estate they would like to soak in the tranquility and beauty of this amazing plantation.
Many of the guests that have stayed with us before have a favorite place on the grounds to relax. We would love to hear if you have a special place at Monmouth. Post a comment and let us know!

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Valentines 2009 Package

This year celebrate the romance of Valentine’s Day all month long. Enjoy two nights deluxe accommodations, a bottle of chilled champagne and box of chocolates in room at check-in, room service dinner for two one night, relaxing in room massages for two, and a late (1pm) checkout. Experience the luxury of our Four Diamond, Small Luxury Hotel of the World. Once you arrive you will not want to leave the tranquility of our 26 acre plantation. This romantic package is available for the rate of $600, including tax and gratuity. Valid 2/1/09 – 2/28/09.

Call 601.442.5852 or 800.828.4531 for reservations or book online at

Our guests say the nicest things...

We stayed at the Plantation New Year's night and had a wonderful time. The tour was great as was the southern breakfast. Thank you for the gracious hospitality.

Debbie E.

River Ridge, LA