The Eola Hotel is located on the corner of Pearl and Main Streets in downtown Natchez. It is in the heart of the Historic District on Antique Row - within easy walking distance of most downtown restaurants and attractions: three blocks east of the Mississippi River, one block east of the Natchez Convention Center.
Natchez, Mississippi is on the banks of the Mississippi River, just east of Vidalia, La. Natchez is accessible via several major highways including Interstates 20, 49, and 55 as well as historic U.S. Highway 61, known as the "River Road."
From the South - Baton Rouge, LA: Approximately 90 miles. Take Hwy 61N to Natchez. Turn West onto John R. Junkin Drive (Hwy 84W). About 1.5 miles to Canal Street. Turn right onto Canal (at Natchez Visitors Reception Center), then five blocks turn right onto State Street. Two blocks to Pearl Street turn left onto Pearl Street - one block to Eola Hotel, on your left.
From the North - Jackson, MS: Approximately 103 miles. Take I-55 South to Brookhaven, MS; exit Hwy 84 (exit 38) to Natchez. Follow Business 84 (becomes St. Catherine) to Martin Luther King. Turn left onto M L King - one block to Main Street. Turn right onto Main - four blocks to Pearl Street. Turn right onto Pearl Street for Eola Hotel entrance.
From the West - Alexandria LA: Cross the Mississippi River Bridge from Vidalia, Louisiana. Turn left at the first traffic light (Canal Street). Five blocks to State Street. Turn right at traffic light onto State. Two blocks to Pearl Street. Turn left on to Pearl Street for Eola Hotel entrance. . Free parking at Pearl Street entrance and in lot behind the Eola Hotel
Natchez, Mississippi, county seat of Adams County, is situated on a 300-foot bluff that offers a spectacular view of the Mississippi River. US Highways 61, 84, and 98 intersect in Natchez, connecting the city with Memphis, Baton Rouge and Mobile. Interstate 55 is 60 miles east of Natchez via four-lane US Highway 84.
The historic Natchez Trace Parkway offers a "no trucks", "no billboards" approach to the city. The Natchez Trace is a national park highway that began over 8,000 years ago as an animal trail and Indian route. The Trace, a 450-mile scenic route, originates in Natchez and connects the city with Jackson, the state capital. The Trace ends in Nashville, Tennessee.