The Cartney-Hunt House is a warm and welcoming bed and breakfast set in a historic Federal-style house in the heart of Colombus, MS. Dating back to 1828, the beautifully preserved house has been converted into a charming guesthouse-style inn that offers well-appointed accommodations with private bathrooms and modern amenities, delicious homemade cuisine, and lovely common areas in which guests can relax. The Cartney-Hunt House is located within walking distance of several attractions in the town, including the Historic Downtown District and historic sites such as the Barristers House, the Columbus War Museum, and Eugenia Summer Gallery.



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Guest Accommodations

The Cartney-Hunt House features three beautifully appointed guest rooms on the first and second floor of the house, all of which are comfortably decorated with Federal-style décor and period furnishings. All guest rooms feature king or queen-size pillow-top beds dressed in luxurious linens and plush pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with shower/bath combinations, or separate showers and antique claw-foot tubs, plush towels and bathrobes, and organic branded bath products. Spacious sitting areas with oversized armchairs, work desks and chairs, and fireplaces, and modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, complimentary beverages, and complimentary wireless Internet.

One of the original bedrooms dating back to 1828, the Master Bedroom is located on the second floor and features original wood floors, 18th-century reproduction furniture, and a king-size four-poster canopy bed dressed in luxurious linens and plush pillows. An en-suite bathroom has a shower, and antique claw-foot tub, a private dressing area, plush towels and bathrobes, and organic branded bath products, and a sitting area has a comfy armchair, loveseat, and lovely views. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, complimentary beverages, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The second room is also on the second floor and features a Federal-styled mantel, and period furnishings, including a comfy armchair and romantic loveseat. The bedroom offers a walnut carved high-back king-size bed dressed in luxurious linens and plush pillows, and en-suite bathroom with a shower and antique claw-foot tub, a private dressing area, plush towels and bathrobes, and organic branded bath products. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, complimentary beverages, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The third bedroom is found on the first floor and features the original brick exterior wall from the 1828 house with ornate ‘penciling’ detailing. The room boasts beautiful 19th-century handmade furniture, a Federal-style mantel dating back to 1846, and an old spinning wheel from the 1880s. There is king-size bed dressed in luxurious linens and plush pillows, and en-suite bathroom with a shower and antique claw-foot tub, a private dressing area, plush towels and bathrobes, and organic branded bath products. Modern amenities include flat-screen televisions with cable channels, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, complimentary beverages, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Dining

A complimentary gourmet breakfast is served every morning in the dining room and includes freshly baked bread and pastries, seasonal fruit, cereals and yogurt, and freshly brewed coffee, tea, and juices.

Amenities and Recreation

The Cartney-Hunt House has an elegantly furnished parlor, which was once the original reception room of the mansion where guests can relax and a butler’s pantry which offers complimentary refreshments throughout the day.

Local Attractions

Columbus, the capital of Ohio, offers a variety of activities and attractions for the whole family to enjoy from unique museums and historic sites, to fantastic restaurants and nightlife. Stroll through Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, explore Downtown Columbus, visit the Short North Arts District, see a planetarium show at the Center of Science and Industry, and view extraordinary exhibits at the Columbus Museum of Art.

408 7th St S, Columbus, MS 39701, Phone: 662-244-7232

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