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
706 North Fifth Avenue, Laurel, Mississippi 39440
Call for reservations 601-426-3805 or email wist706@comcast.net
Peggy Schneider, Owner
Available for small (50 or less) receptions, parties, showers. 

 Wisteria was built in 1901 for one of the founders of Laurel, Silas W. Gardiner. He was one of the owners of Eastman, Gardiner Company, Laurel's largest and most successful lumber company. 

Wisteria is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a pivotal structure and is located on prestigious North Fifth Avenue lined with majestic oak trees in the heart of the Historic District.

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

Wisteria Bed and Breakfast on tree canopied 
North Fifth Avenue in the Heart of the Historic District.                                                                                                                                                         
  Guest Comment: Do not stay in a hotel or motel, stay at Wisteria Bed and Breakfast. I highly recomment this B&B over any hotel in town. 
 Guest arrive as strangers and leave as friends
  Wisteria Bed and Breakfast is Smoke Free

Price for one night, $115.00 - $125.00. Credit Cards Accepted, Off Street Parking, Central Air/Heat, Children are welcome, Small pets allowed with prior notice and approval. A southern gourmet breakfast is served at your convenience every morning.


Voted one of the Top Five Best Bed and Breakfast in Mississippi

Voted Best Place to Stay in Laurel 


 Guest Review from Canada: If you want to live like a southerner for a few days and enjoy grace, civility and friendship, then stay at the Wisteria Bed and Breakfast. This remarkable couple (Peggy and Earl) makes your visit engaging, entertaining and totally charming. If you love history, art, antiques, then this is your next destination. 


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 Gardiner Eastman, wife of Lauren Eastman and sister of Silas Gardiner was the grandmother of Lauren Rogers. Located in walking distance are Restaurants, Shoppong, Churches, 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, Central Air/Heat, Comfortable sitting area.   



Silas Gardiner Suite


                    Wisteria Suite



Magnolia Suite


Foyer, welcome to Wisteria Bed and Breakfast. All public rooms including the Veranda and Courtyard are available to the guest.


Foyer and Dining Room




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


Bill Holloway, playing the Steinway piano. Bill is one of the architects for the HGTV Show Home Town, filmed in Laurel. Ben Napier, singing, is one of the stars in Hometown.
Did you see Wisteria Bed and Breakfast in the HGTV pilot of HomeTown? Erin and Ben walking up the brick side walk to Wisteria Bed and Breakfast (lavender house) and talking about the Laurel brick on the courtyard? 

Freshly brewed coffee and tea are available when you awaken.
A leisurely southern gourmet breakfast is served on fine china with crystal, silver and linens at your convenience in the Sun Room or the Dining Room. 
Sun Room

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.


Gate to Courtyard 


Fountain on Courtyard, enjoy the birds and the flowers in bloom.


Angel on Courtyard


Traveling for Business or Pleasure, enjoy Laurel's Finest!

 Member of the Mississippi Bed and Breakfast Association . Inspected by the Mississippi Bed and Breakfast Association and the City of Laurel.
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