Best Western's first Mississippi BW Premier Collection hotel opens

The Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel, BW Premier Collection.

Best Western Hotels & Resorts' soft brand, BW Premier Collection, officially arrived in Mississippi with the opening of the fully renovated Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel, BW Premier Collection in Natchez.

“The Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel is an exceptional destination hotel, and having been fully renovated, the hotel now offers a more superior guest experience than ever before,” Ron Pohl, SVP and COO of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, said in a statement. “Its modern amenities and Southern-inspired design, combined with its convenient access to the number one casino in Natchez, will provide guests with a memorable stay, and the distinctive personality that BW Premier Collection hotels are known for.”

The hotel’s public space areas have been refreshed to reflect a midcentury modern design, while the hotel's 133 guestrooms have been updated. The property’s four banquet and meeting rooms, designed for business events or social gatherings, were also fully renovated.

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In addition to the hotel’s full renovation, the entertainment amenities offered at the Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel, BW Premier Collection have also been refreshed. Guests can take advantage of the 24-hour shuttle service to the nearby Magnolia Bluffs Casino, or access the property’s salt water pool, accented with overhanging lights. Guests also have access to the hotel’s 24-hour fitness center and the hotel bar.

For travelers looking to explore Natchez, the hotel is within close proximity to tourist attractions including the Old South Winery, Rosalie Mansion, Frogmore Cotton Plantation and Gins and the Natchez Convention Center.

“We are excited to show visitors and the local Natchez community all of the impressive renovations we have made to the hotel,” Kevin Preston, founder and owner of the Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel, said in a statement. “Overlooking the Mississippi River, Natchez offers something for everyone, whether it’s history, entertainment or outdoor recreation. The modern refresh of the BW Premier Collection Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel offers an outstanding lodging option for travelers looking to explore this great city.”

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