Wisteria Bed and Breakfast


      National Register of Historic Places

"Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers for thereby some have entertained angels unawares." Hebrews 13:2
Wisteria Bed and Breakfast is SMOKE FREE 
  Wisteria Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of the historic district at 706 North Fifth Avenue, Laurel, Mississippi 39440.
The price for each suite is $115.00 plus tax. Credit cards and cash accepted. Call for reservations 601-426-3805 or email wist706@comcast.net. Cancellation policy, must have 72 hours notice.
Wisteria offers a true bed and breakfast experience. A complimentary Southern gourmet hot breakfast is prepared and served each morning to guests. 
The grand Historic Wisteria was built in 1901 for one of the founders of Laurel, Silas Wright Gardiner. He was one of the owners of Eastman, Gardiner Company, Laurel's largest and most successful lumber company. 

Welcome to Wisteria Bed and Breakfast. Experience the elegance and Southern hospitality of the unique Wisteria Bed and Breakfast. Family heirlooms and period furnishing insure that you enjoy the experience of a by-gone era. One of the outstanding features is the exquisite hand-made leaded and beveled glass windows, considered the finest in Laurel.


Wisteria is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a pivotal structure and is located on prestigious North Fifth Avenue. North Fifth Avenue is lined with majestic oak trees in the heart of the Historic District. Wisteria is filled with antiques and provides southern charm in an elegant and casual historic bed and breakfast.  


Wisteria was purchased in December, 1972 by the Schneider family and opened as a bed and breakfast in 2004                                                                             

Voted by The Chronicle magazine readers -  Best Place to Stay in Laurel 2016 and 2017!
Five Star Rating on Tripadvisor 
Historic Wisteria is a true Southern Belle in Laurel, experience Southern Hospitality in an elegant, comfortable and quiet bed and breakfast.
Wisteria Bed and Breakfast is located on  North Fifth Avenue in the heart of the historic district. 

Gone with the Wind Plates in the Dining Room.

Each suite is $115.00 plus tax. Credit Cards Accepted.
 On Site Private Parking, Central Air/Heat, Children are welcome.
Small pets allowed with prior notice and approval. Wisteria is the only place in Laurel that accepts pets. 

"Do not stay in a hotel or motel, stay at Wisteria Bed and Breakfast. I highly recommend this Bed and Breakfast over any hotel in town." Guest Comment

"Beautiful! Loved the art and china!" Guest Comment

Guests arrive as strangers and leave as friends, come and enjoy Laurel's history. 



 The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Mississippi's oldest museum, is located on the opposite corner from Wisteria Bed and Breakfast, the lavender house. Sarah Elizabeth Gardiner Eastman, wife of Lauren Chase Eastman and sister of Silas Wright Gardiner was the grandmother of Lauren Eastman Rogers. Wisteria is located a block from downtown near Restaurants, Shopping, Churches, Courthouse, Gardiner Park with Walking Track, Daphne Park, Laurel Little Theatre and the Amtrak Train Station.



Each suite has a KING BED (Silas Gardiner Suite has a King Bed and a Single Bed), Cable TV, Free High Speed Wi-Fi, PRIVATE BATH with Tub/Shower, Ceiling Fan, Desk, Hair Dryer, Iron, Ironing Board, Central Air/Heat and a Comfortable sitting area. A refrigerator, coffee pot and microwave oven are available to guests. Complimentary beverages are available.


Silas Gardiner Suite is located downstairs with a KING bed, SINGLE bed, PRIVATE bath tub/shower. This was the original bedroom of Silas Wright Gardiner and his wife Louisa. 


                    Wisteria Suite is located upstairs with a KING size bed, PRIVATE bath, tub/ shower.



Magnolia Suite is located upstairs with a KING bed, PRIVATE bath, tub/shower.


Guests enjoying the wicker swing on the front porch.

Dining Room - A  complimentary Southern gourmet hot breakfast is prepared and served each morning.


Foyer and Parlor


Foyer - Beautiful original millwork is one of the outstanding features of Wisteria.




Parlor - The drapes are a copy of the ones in the Blue Room in the White House


Bill Holloway, playing the Steinway piano in the parlor is one of the architects for the HGTV show Home Town, filmed in Laurel. Ben Napier, singing is one of the stars in Hometown. The piano is available to guests.


Sun Room 
Freshly brewed coffee and tea are available when you awaken.
A leisurely Southern gourmet hot breakfast prepared each morning is served on fine china with crystal, silver and linens. Enjoy the art collection and all of the cookie jars displayed. The focal point of the room is a large painting by Mandy Buchanan, a local artist whose paintings have been featured on the Home Town program filmed in Laurel for HGTV.

French doors open from the Sun Room to the Veranda.
Enjoy visiting with friends, reading a book or just relaxing on the Veranda and Courtyard. 
Connie and Sherry enjoying the Veranda 


Fountain on Courtyard
Enjoy the birds and the flowers in bloom. 


Angel on Courtyard


      For he will order his angels to protect you wherever you go. Psalm 91:11

 Many national and international guest have been welcomed. I hope to hear from you soon!
Traveling for Business or pleasure, enjoy Laurels finest! 

Reservations, Call 601-426-3805 or email wist706@comcast.net

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