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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 - 5 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 !

More Details

Owner
John Magnusson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

Why John Magnusson chose Mississippi

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.

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, 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.

Map

Nearest Airport
74 Miles
Memphis International
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
1.Stone Pony 2.Oxbow Bar 3.GZBC
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 61 & Highway 49 'The Crossroads'
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
1. Yazoo Pass 2.Stone Pony 3.Grandma's 4.Oxbow
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, Oxbow, the Dreamboat, Stone Pony, Delta Amusement, & 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, Foxtrot, CatHead,, and the Lambfish Gallery.

Downtown shopping is right on our block including CatHead, Miss Del's, 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, Rust, Stone Pony, and Lady at the Levee. 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. Foxtrot Gallery, 2012 Gallery, 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

Amenities

Clarksdale Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 745 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
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 , Fantastic Slate & River pebble shower. Hot water & pressure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large private bedroom of 157 sq ft with BeautyRest king bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Large private bedroom of 187 sq ft with BeautyRest king bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
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 4.9591837 based on 49 reviews
CORDOVA, TN
5

We loved where we stayed and the entire time start to finish

  • 5 of 5

We were so impressed with the hooker hotel… We love the rustic old world Decour!… We can't imagine it being any better than it was!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dan, Thank you for staying with us at the Hooker Hotel. We are thrilled that you loved the guest suite and had a great time. Best, John
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5

Very Cool Place!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the "Hooker Hotel" nicely located downtown with just a short walk to hear good music and to get a bite to eat. Great place to stay if you want to explore Clarksdale and listen to some great blues music..and they even stock the fridge with a few beers to start off your vacation. John is just a phone call away if you need anything. We would highly recommend the Hooker Hotel for a fun and funky stay in Clarksdale.

Bill and Eileen

Sebastopol, CA

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill & Eileen, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your week long stay at the Hooker Hotel. I understand that you really got out and enjoyed the sights and experiences in Clarksdale and the surrounding environs......in Clarksdale from the Delta Blues Museum to the Rock & Blues Museum, Ground Zero Blues Club, the Chapel, Red's, Levon's, and Yazoo Pass. Your short 30 minute drive to Cleveland to tour the Grammy Museum Mississippi with a swing by Dockery Plantation. And most importantly for your visit, all the festivities in August honoring Clarksdale local legend John Lee Hooker. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Regards, John
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Madison, Wisconsin
5

Awesome location...very comfortable! !

  • 5 of 5

We love staying at the Hooker Hotel when we are in Clarksdale! The location could not be better! Walking distance to so many venues. They are always easy to get ahold of for any questions you may have. The locals couldn't be any nicer. A truly unique space that is too cool !

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Martha, We love your description of the Hooker Hotel as "A truly unique space that is too cool". Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Best, John
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5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the place! Wish that it wasn't a business trip and that I could have stayed longer! Great location, great place!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, We are thrilled that you loved the Hooker Hotel. Look forward to hosting your next visit to Clarksdale, business, pleasure or both. Thank you. John
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5

Perfect location - cool place

  • 5 of 5

John was so welcoming - he even had cold beer and water ready in the fridge, when we arrived.

The place is right in downtown Clarksdale, and the decor was so fantastic. All themed around the great bluesmusicians of the Delta.

Can only recommend!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Betina, Elated that you enjoyed your stay at the Hooker Hotel. Our location in the heart of the downtown historic district definitely makes it easy to walk to restaurants, live music, museums, art galleries, a convenience store and even a wine & spirits shop. Park your car out front, and it's a short stroll to almost everything. Thank you for staying with us. Best, John
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5

Great accommodation!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Hooker Hotel. Very good location to visit the bars with music!

Nice funished rooms!

John is a very good host!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ingrid, So glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Hooker Hotel. Thank you for staying with us. Best, John
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Additional information about rental rates

$195.00 per night, 2 night minimum*

* Single night service fee of $25.00 for stays of one night when available. Ask owner

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

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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