Riverside Hotel

Step back in time and immerse yourself in a truly authentic Delta blues experience. Formerly the G. T. Thomas Afro-American Hospital, where the great Bessie Smith died following an automobile accident. Since 1944, the Riverside Hotel has housed famous bluesmen the likes of Robert Nighthawk, John Lee Hooker and Ike Turner.  The hotel offers basic accommodations with 40’s era furnishings and shared bathrooms. 


(662) 624-9163