The World Famous

Riverside Hotel

"Home of the Delta Blues"

 

The former G. T. Thomas Hospital where blues singer Bessie Smith died in 1937 has been a hotel since 1944, playing host to visitors like Sonny Boy Williamson II, Robert Nighthawk, Ike Turner and even John Kennedy, Jr.

Located within a mile of Clarksdale's legendary "crossroads," Delta Blues Museum, Ground Zero Blues Club, Blues Station, Sarah's Kitchen, Blues Town Music, Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, Dela's Stackhouse Records, Wade Walton's barber shop, the former WROX radio station, the New World district, and more.

Riverside Hotel

615 Sunflower Avenue

Clarksdale, MS 38614

662-624-9163

Frank "Rat" Ratliff, Proprietor

 

Reasonable rates. Convenient location. Friendly host. Call for reservations.