LOVE TO WANDER
It is said that the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel and ends on Catfish Row in Vicksburg and that if you stand near its fountain in the middle of the lobby, ultimately, you will see everybody who is anybody in the Delta. It plays a big role in the social life of the city - so push the boat out a bit and stay here - even if just for a night - if you can. If you want an alternative, more wallet friendly option, you could opt for the Hilton Double Tree opposite - same great city centre location and still very comfortable, but less than half the price of the Peabody. You can still see the ducks march, use the hotel lobby, bars and restaurants after all - even if you are not a resident!
Although it is a very grand hotel with a fantastic lobby and lots of history (The cheque that RCA wrote to buy Elvis Presley from Sun Studios was written on Peabody Hotel notepaper), there is a lot to irritate you about the Peabody: