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Anchuca Historic Mansion and Inn

Anchuca Historic Mansion and Inn

Named after the Choctaw Indian word meaning 'happy home,' the Anchuca is one of the most prestigious antebellum homes in Vicksburg and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located in the heart of the city's historic district, Anchuca was built in 1830 and served as a shelter for those who had suffered through the Siege of Vicksburg in the American Civil War. With just three rooms in the main house, a further four in the carriage house and the courtyard suite, the property retains a particularly intimate feel for those fortunate enough to stay here. Each room is beautifully appointed and named after a former owner or member of the family; offering free Wi-Fi access, cable TV and private bathrooms. Anchuca has a library bar and cafe (open Wednesday - Saturday only) serving seasonal southern fare, as well as an outdoor pool in its attractive grounds. Please note that the Carriage House rooms are located in a separate building to the main house.

Our rating: First Class

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Rooms

The property’s nine rooms are split between two buildings, the main house and the nearby carriage house. These bedrooms and are furnished with period antiques, keeping with the Greek Revival style. The rooms vary in size and feature either a king or queen bed. Each room is equipped with a mini-refrigerator, coffee machine, TV and complimentary WiFi.

Location

Anchuca is situated in Vicksburg’s ‘Old Town’, in close proximity to a number of historic landmarks. These include more than 20 properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Old Court House Museum, antique shops, art galleries and local restaurants.

Food and drink

Breakfast is served for all guests each morning in the Garden Room. Guests can enjoy evening meals at the on-site Anchuca Café, which serves gourmet Southern fare. The café is open Monday to Saturday for dinner and for brunch on Sundays.

Facilities and activities

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for all guests along with off-street parking. The hotel’s facilities include a swimming pool and a cabana.

Our opinion

You will feel right at home in this beautiful inn, with its wonderful service and hearty Southern breakfasts. Anchuca oozes small town charm and is in a prime location for exploring Vicksburg.

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