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The Hooker Hotel - 'Unique, Cool, and Spacious, with a killer location'

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 745 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Location, location, location

The Hooker Hotel is a fabulous new 2 bedroom guest suite (private vacation rental apartment) designed, built, and decorated in true Delta style by local artisans. The 745 square foot, ground level (no stairs) flat is newly constructed in the circa 1897 Clarksdale Telegraph Building at Second & Delta in the heart of the Historic District downtown. Featuring 2 large private bedrooms with BeautyRest mattresses and Magic Fingers,hardwood floors, diner booth from a classic diner, elegant leather sofa & oversize chair, 4 foot X 5 Foot custom river pebble shower, new bath and vanity, Central heating and air conditioning,refrigerator,gas oven & stovetop, coffee maker, microwave,dishwasher, Broadband wireless internet, HD flat screen TV with DirecTV, & stereo. 400 count 100% Cotton Sheets, Hypoallergenic Pillows,and 100% Cotton bath towels. We feature original artwork by many Mississippi artists (painters,photographers,designers).

Location,location,location.

Located across the street from Hambone Art Gallery and the Rock & Blues Museum, and around the corner from restaurants Yazoo Pass, Stone Pony, Grandma's House of Pancakes, and Levon's Bar and Grill. Blues clubs Ground Zero Blues Club and Red's are within a 4 minute stroll. The New Roxy and the Delta Blues Museum are within 3 blocks. There is a wine and spirits shop, plus a convenience store within the block. Lambfish Gallery, and CatHead are all within one block of our front door. The Hooker Hotel in the heart of the Historic Downtown District, is located in the heart of the Americana Music Triangle #‎amtriangle‬ ‪#‎amtriangledelta‬ ‪‪#‎goldrecordroad‬

"Where history

made music...

then music

made history"

The Hooker Hotel is a sister property of the Squeeze Box and Delta Digs.

As seen in Garden & Gun, Southern Living, Delta Magazine, and CNN Travel

GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB offers complimentary limousine service Wed-Sat nights. They will pick you up at the front door of the Hooker Hotel and bring you home at the end of the evening. And it's absolutely FREE for our guests !

Clarksdale is in the heart of the Americana Music Triangle. "The Americana Music Triangle connects you to the people, places, and stories of the World's number one music destination".

More Details

Owner
John Magnusson
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

Why John Magnusson chose Clarksdale

Located in the Heart of the Historic Blues District in Downtown Clarksdale, The Hooker Hotel is located in the Historic Clarksdale Telegraph Building (circa 1897). A sister property to the Squeeze Box and Delta Digs, The Hooker Hotel was launched in September 2014.

Clarksdale is in the heart of the Americana Music Triangle. "The Americana Music Triangle connects you to the people, places, and stories of the World's number one music destination".

What makes this apartment unique

Art of the Delta featuring original art work by Stan Street, Bradley Gordon, Stephanie Dwyer, Robert Birdsong, Amanda Gresham, Ethan Jack Harrington, Randall Andrews, John Ruskey, Tommy Walton, Pat Thomas, Dick Waterman, Rory Doyle, Kim Welsh, Joey Young, Mike Handley, Randall Andrews, & Eric Stone. Our current art collection includes original oils, watercolors, photography, venue posters, and giclee. Artwork includes works on the Mississippi Delta, Clarksdale, Blues Music venues and events, and blues men and women. We honor all things that are Mississippi, Mississippi Delta, music, blues and those that have made/make the music. Original works include BB King, Otha Turner, Junior Kimbro, RL Burnside, John Lee Hooker, Son House, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Robert Belfour, Charlie Musslewhite, Big Jack Johnson, Pat Thomas, Pinetop Perkins, Fred McDowell, and many others. Such historic icons as Red's, Po Monkey's, Club Ebony, Red Top Lounge, Messenger's Pool Hall are also featured.

Fabulous original custom metalwork by artist Stephanie Dwyer. A truly one-of-a-kind interior bottle tree which is 6 foot x 2 foot.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Clarksdale

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 745 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Property cancellation policy-14 days (100% refund); 7 days (50% refund of total rental period and amount, not 50% of amount paid).
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Large custom bathroom with gigantic 4' x 5' Slate shower - toilet , shower enclosure , Fantastic Slate & River pebble shower. Hot water & pressure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Large private bedroom of 157 sq ft with BeautyRest king bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Large private bedroom of 187 sq ft with BeautyRest king bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
GROUND ZERO BLUES CLUB offers complimentary limousine service Wed-Sat nights. They will pick you up at the front door of the Hooker Hotel and bring you home at the end of the evening. And it's absolutely FREE for our guests ! 'Real deal' Mississippi Delta style created by artistans. GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi The GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and technology of the recording process; and the history of the GRAMMY Awards, the premier recognition of recorded music accomplishment. GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is the second GRAMMY Museum outside of the original museum located at L.A. LIVE. Grammy Museum Mississippi is a mere 30 minute drive from our front door. Short drive, tour the museum, grab some lunch at Delta Meat Market, and pop by Dockery Plantation for a quick walk around the grounds. Then return to Clarksdale for the evening(s) for live music 7 nights/week.Walk to Red's, New Roxy, Ground Zero

Reviews

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The Hooker Hotel - 'Unique, Cool, and Spacious, with a killer location'
average rating of 4.953125 based on 64 reviews
5

Treat yourself to a great stay at the Hooker Hotel. You will NOT regret it!

  • 5 of 5

Saying it is a unique experience is an understatement!! The blues memorabilia and original artwork in every room is remarkable. John and his staff were outstanding and were just a phone call away if needed. The location is in the middle of everything. Walk out your door and you are steps away from some of the best restaurants, blues history and blues music that the delta has to offer!! John, thanks for the great stay and it was nice meeting you at the Big George Brock New Year’s Eve show at the Hambone. Keep up the great work!!!

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: David, We are elated that you loved your stay at the Hooker Hotel, and that our original art and Blues memorabilia was a highlight. As you mentioned, our centralized location in the heart of the historic downtown district makes for an easy "walk out your door and you are steps away from some of the best restaurants, blues history and blues music that the delta has to offer!" Thank you for staying with us. Best, John
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Hooker Hotel Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is just incredible! The decor is so well done! I cannot say enough good things about this eclectic boutique hotel, it's owners and the great location. We will return! Did I mention the beds are huge, king sized and more comfortable than mine at home!

  • Review Submitted: 09/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Hooker Hotel! We had a fantastic trip to Clarksdale. We would love to stay there again sometime when we are back in town.

  • Review Submitted: 01/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful property in a perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

The property is immaculate, well appointed and lots of fun. I whole heartedly recommend it. The owner is professional and helpful. Loved everything about our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 01/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect! Well-appointed and the decor fit the place and occasion - listening to the Blues.

  • 4 of 5

Worked really well for the six of us to stay at the Hooker and the Squeezebox - right next door and super convenient to what we wanted to see and do. Very cute/funky places that were very clean. Would definitely rent it again. Great time!

  • Review Submitted: 25/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ann, "Perfect! Well-appointed and the decor fit the place and occasion - listening to the Blues." Very cute/funky places that were very clean. Would definitely rent it again. Great time!' We are thrilled that you loved the Hooker Hotel and the Squeeze Box. Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us. Regards, John
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Absolutely the best!

  • 5 of 5

Not only a super central location, but the art and furnishings are stunning! You truly live a blues immersion experience while here. Next trip back to Clarksdale, I'll be staying at the Hooker Hotel. Thanks for everything, John.

  • Review Submitted: 23/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathie, We love being chosen as "Absolutely the best!". Excited that you enjoyed the Hooker Hotel" art collection and blues immersion experience." Our central location in the heart of the downtown Blues district is a strong plus for our guests; being able to easily walk to live music venues Red's, New Roxy, Ground Zero Blues Club, Levon's and the Hambone Gallery, and restaurants Yazoo Pass, Grandma' Pancakes, Levon's, Red Rooster, Bluesberry Cafe, Levon's, GZBC, and the Stone Pony in less than 4 minutes is a guest favorite. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Best, John
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Map

Nearest Airport
74 Miles
Memphis International
Nearest Barpub
55 Metres
1.Levons 2.GZBC
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Amtrak in Marks, Mississippi
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 61 & Highway 49 'The Crossroads'
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
1. Yazoo Pass 2.Levons 3.Grandma's
Car: not necessary

The Hooker Hotel is within easy walking distance of restaurants, bars, Blues clubs, Museums, wine & spirits store, convenience market,Art Galleries, Cat Head Blues, 5 banks, and downtown shopping. No reason to drive if you are staying at The Hooker Hotel because all of the above are between a 2-7 minute stroll. Hambone Art Gallery and the Rock & Blues Museum are directly across the street. During many of the festivals (Juke Joint Festival, Hambone Festival,Sunflower Blues Festival), live music is right out your door during the day.

Blues music venues including Ground Zero Blues Club, Red's, the New Roxy, Messenger's, Club 2000, Bluesberry,and the Hambone Gallery are all within a 2-7 minute easy walk.

Also within easy walking distance are numerous restaurants including Yazoo Pass, Levon's, Grandma's Pancakes, Stone Pony, Bluesberry Cafe, & Ground Zero Blues Club.

The renowned Delta Blues Museum is a 5 minute stroll from our front door, and the Rock & Blues Museum is directly across the street. The WROX Museum is a mere 350 foot walk.

Art Galleries within a block of our front door include the Hambone Art Gallery, CatHead,, and the Lambfish Gallery.

Downtown shopping is right on our block including CatHead, Nellie May's,Magpie, & Delta Creations

A Wine & Spirits shop is one block away. A convenience store is located less than a block away.

About

The Hooker Hotel is a fabulous new vacation rental designed, built, and decorated in true Delta style by local artisans. The 745 square foot, ground level (no stairs) flat is newly constructed in the circa 1897 Clarksdale Telegraph Office at Second & Delta in the heart of the Historic District downtown. Featuring a 2 large private bedrooms with BeautyRest mattresses and Magic Fingers,hardwood floors, diner booth from a classic Nashville diner, elegant leather sofa & oversize chair, 4foot X 5Foot custom shower, new bath and vanity, Central heating and air conditioning,refrigerator,gas oven & stovetop, coffee maker, microwave,dishwasher, Broadband wireless internet, HD flat screen TV with DirecTV, & stereo. 600 count 100% Cotton Sheets, Hypoallergenic Pillows,and 100% Cotton bath towels. We feature original artwork by many Mississippi artists (painters,photographers,designers).

Location,location,location.

Located across the street from Hambone Art Gallery and the Rock & Blues Museum, and around the corner from restaurants Yazoo Pass, Stone Pony, and Levon's. Blues clubs Ground Zero Blues Club and Red's are within a 4 minute stroll. The New Roxy and the Delta Blues Museum are within 3 blocks. There is a wine and spirits shop, plus a convenience store within the block. Lambfish Gallery, Give Me Gumbo Gallery, and CatHead are all within one block of our front door.

General Information

The Hooker Hotel in Clarksdale, Mississippi features original paintings, photographs, art installations, and repurposed objects that highlight the Mississippi Delta, it's culture, and it's people.

The hotel gives a nod to Seth Hooker, the founder of the Hotel Hooker in Willimantic, Connecticut . When the original Hotel Hooker was built in 1887, it was considered the finest hotel between New York and Boston, an elegant rest stop for wealthy executives who came to visit the thriving thread mills.

The Hooker Hotel in Clarksdale is located in the heart of the Americana Music Triangle ‪‬ ‪#‎amtriangle‬ ‪#‎amtriangledelta‬ ‪ ‪#‎goldrecordroad‬

"Where history made music...

then music made history."

GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi

The GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and technology of the recording process; and the history of the GRAMMY Awards, the premier recognition of recorded music accomplishment. GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is the second GRAMMY Museum outside of the original museum located at L.A. LIVE.

Grammy Museum Mississippi is a mere 30 minute drive from our front door. Short drive, tour the museum, grab some lunch at Delta Meat Market, and pop by Dockery Plantation for a quick walk around the grounds. Then return to Clarksdale for the evening(s) for live music 7 nights/week.Walk to Red's, New Roxy, Ground Zero Blues Club, Levon's, Club 2000, Hambone & Bluesberry, all within 3-7 minutes.

The GRAMMY Museum is an exciting and interactive celebration of the power of music occupying a vibrant new space in Cleveland, Mississippi. Cutting edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films provide a one-of-a-kind visitor experience — engaging, educational, celebratory and inspirational.

ONE-OF-A-KIND, 28,000 SQUARE FOOT MUSEUM LOCATED ON THE CAMPUS OF DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY

>24 EXHIBITS THAT EXPLORE GREAT MUSIC, EVERYTHING FROM ROCK AND HIP-HOP TO COUNTRY, CLASSICAL, LATIN, R&B, AND JAZZ

130 SEAT STATE-OF-THE-ART THEATER

INTERESTING AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING EDUCATIONAL AND PUBLIC PROGRAMS FEATURING FILMS, LECTURES AND PERFORMANCES

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Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

$195.00 per night

Rates are subject to change; please check with John to confirm. Special events, festivals, and holidays, please confirm availability and rates with John. Minimum stay requirements can be longer during these times.

Weekly rates may be available

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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