BEST WESTERN Executive Suites

303 Shoney Drive, Columbus, MS 39705-1763
Phone: 662/329-2255   |   Fax: 662/327-9952   |   73 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 1:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Service men and women in town for the Columbus Air Force Base enjoy a fast commute and great customer service at our Columbus hotel.

Centrally located around major restaurants and shopping, guests at our Columbus hotel enjoy large room sizes and being less than five miles from historical attractions. Best Western Columbus, Mississippi boasts exceptional customer service, and we’re focused on always putting the guest first. From the moment you arrive until you check out, you can rest assured that you’ll get the quality and service you deserve.

The BEST WESTERN Executive Suites sets the bar high in terms of amenities and guest services. The Trotter Convention Center is nearby, making it easy for guests to attend special events. The Friendship Civil Rights Cemetery is also in the neighborhood and a popular destination for those looking for a touch of history during their trip. Columbus, Mississippi hotels boast a prime location, and no matter what the reason for your visit, you’ll enjoy being near everything, from local businesses to sightseeing spots.

Columbus hotels are surrounded by historic Antebellum homes, which set the stage for a quaint and charming getaway. Of course, the Lake Lowndes State Park is another big draw, with fishing tournaments at Lock & Dam a favorite pastime for locals and travelers alike. Mississippi State University is close to our Columbus hotel and we regularly host visiting students, faculty and staff.

Whether you’re here with the Mississippi University for Women and School of Math and Science, to visit the Columbus Air Force Base or to see the Tennessee Williams Home, it’s important to stay at a Columbus hotel that combines value with a great experience. Luxury bedding, spacious rooms and clean, comfortable amenities make your stay even more special. Let us know if we can do anything at all to make your visit to the area even better.

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Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary full breakfast,
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Exercise facility
  • Complimentary full breakfast choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee
  • Two-line phone
  • Free newspaper
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Parking for the physically challenged self
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Exterior corridor
  • Laundromat
  • Dry cleaning
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy machine
  • Notary public
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

BEST WESTERN Executive Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western executive suites in Columbus, Mississippi is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 33.521135  /  Latitude: -88.436835

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: North. Take Highway 82 to the Highway 45 North Exit. Drive south one mile to the BEST WESTERN Executive Suites behind the Grill Restaurant on the left.

From: South. Take Highway 45 north. Turn east onto Highway 82 and take Highway 45 Exit. Turn north and drive for one mile. The BEST WESTERN Executive Suites is behind the Grill Restaurant on the left.

From: East. Take Highway 82 west to 18th Avenue exit. Turn north and drive for one mile. The BEST WESTERN Executive Suites is behind the Grill Restaurant.

From: West. Take Highway 82 east to 18th Avenue exit. Turn north and drive for one mile. The BEST WESTERN Executive Suites is behind the Grill Restaurant.

BEST WESTERN Executive Suites

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Columbus Speedway

The Columbus Speedway - the "Baddest Bullring in the South", hosts several championship racing events throughout the year. The high banked 3/10's mile clay oval track in Columbus, offers intense racing action in all the classes of races. Enjoy watching Street Stock, Open Wheel Modified, and Mini Stock races.

Bring your family and friends to watch the high-speed races and top name talent. Enjoy some of the best hardcore racing in Northern Mississippi, at the Columbus Speedway. After a night of racing action, kick up your feet in a comfortable Best Western guest room.

Golden Triangle Regional Airport

In 1971, the Golden Triangle Regional Airport was developed as a joint partnership between Starkville, Columbus and West Point, in Northern Mississippi. This 1,000 acre airport has an 8,000 foot asphalt runway for the general, military and commercial aviation passengers. Airport travelers enjoy free Wi-Fi, while waiting for their flight in the terminal. In 2003, a $1.6 million air traffic control tower opened to ensure the safety of the flights at the airport.

Those in need of ground transportation have a choice of renting a car or hiring the taxi and limousine service, from inside the terminal. The airport parking lot is convenient for those needing to park a car before a flight. While in the Golden Triangle area, become a guest of Best Western hotels and enjoy comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

Green Oaks Golf Club

Take in a round of golf at Green Oaks Golf Club in Columbus. Green Oaks is considered one of the friendliest golf clubs in northern Mississippi as a semi-private, non-profit club available to all skill levels.

The course is open seven days a week, with an accompanying full service bar open as well. What’s more, the course hosts a variety of enticing events year round. Experience quality golfing on the 18-hole regulation course with a par of 71.

John Grisham Room

The John Grisham Room is located in the Mississippi State University Mitchell Memorial Library, in Starkville. Exhibits of the bestselling author's original manuscripts, rough drafts, fan mail and even items from his personal life are on display. The Firm, Grisham's first best seller, was made into a movie, followed by The Client, The Pelican Brief, Time to Kill and four additional novels.

Grisham graduated from Mississippi State University in 1977 and became a Mississippi State legislator from 1983 to 1990. The room was dedicated in 1998 and hosts MSU Library events throughout the year. While visiting northern Mississippi, consider staying in comfort with Best Western hotels in Columbus.

Lake Lowndes State Park

Right up against the MS-AL border in central Mississippi you'll find Lake Lowndes State Park. Your visit into Columbus, a charming city directly north of Meridian, should see you make a visit or two into the popular state park – Lake Lowndes is the main attraction. There's a visitor center containing tennis and basketball courts, and a game room with ping pong tables – perfect for the kids. 

Back outside, enjoy pleasant summer and spring weather on horseback as your trot along seven miles of well groomed equestrian trails. If walking and hiking is more to your speed, Lowndes State Park features the Opossum Nature Trail, nearly four miles of excellent views and sights. Of course, any visit to Lake Lowndes State Park will yield fishing – cast out along the shore of Lake Lowndes, or launch your boat and try at the deeper areas. 

Legion State Park

When you explore Red Hill Country in central Mississippi, be sure you head for Legion State Park. A sterling example of the kind of scenic and pristine park land you'll find among the many state parks in Mississippi, Legion State Park is found in Louisville, a charming city north of Meridian and south of Columbus. A premier destination at any time of the year, Legion State Park was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. 

Originally constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Legion State Park yields an array of exciting outdoor recreation – you can fish, hike, mountain bike, boat, picnic, and even bird watch. Follow the nearly two-mile long nature trail around Lake Toppasha and through the Red Hills Archery Range. Launch your boat out on to the lake or fish from the shore – you're sure to land some bass or bream.  

Magnolia Motor Speedway

The Magnolia Motor Speedway, located in Columbus, is a 3/8-mile dirt oval track. The tracks hosts Super Late Models, Street Stocks, NeSmith Late Models and Mini Stock car races. Racing fans love the high-speed excitement at this state-of-the-art track.

The track is home of the annual Cotton Pickin' 100, Possum Town Grand Prix, Lucas Oil Series, PRO Series and SAS Late Model Series races. While in Possum Town, be sure to visit the Welcome Center and home of Tennessee Williams, the famous playwright and author of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Rest comfortably with Best Western hotels. Have fun in northern Mississippi.

Mississippi State University

Established in 1878, Mississippi State University is a public, four-year institution set in the designated area of Mississippi State University near Starkville. Found in northern Mississippi neighboring Columbus, MSU has an enrollment of over 20,000 students.

Formally the Mississippi State University of Agriculture & Applied Science, MSU’s main campus is home to 12 different colleges – plus the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Notable structures include Mitchell Memorial Library, Old Main, and Davis Wade Stadium. MSU also features campuses in Meridian, Biloxi, and Vicksburg.

Mississippi University for Women

Established in 1884, the Mississippi University for Women is a public, four-year institution located in northern Mississippi. Set in Columbus, MUW was the nation’s first public women's college – though the school has been admitting men since 1982.

Formerly Industrial Institute & College and Mississippi State College for Women, MUW offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 50 areas of study. Also known simply as The W, MUW is home to the Owls athletic department and features alumni like Eudora Welty.

Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge

The Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of 48,000 acres of woodlands, northwest of Brooksville. The refuge has been a preservation grounds for wildlife since it was established in 1940. Carry your binoculars and camera while hiking on the Refuge trails to spot a variety of wildlife including, beaver, otter, white-tailed deer, American alligators and over 250 species of birds.

The observation platforms are great for spotting wildlife. The best views of the Refuge and of Loakfoma Lake, are from the Morgan Hill overlook. The Bluff Lake Boardwalk allows visitors to access cypress island. The Best Western Executive Suites, in Columbus, is a convenient lodging option for northern Mississippi travelers.

Tennessee Williams Home

The Tennessee Williams Home, is a blue and yellow "gingerbread house", located in Columbus. It was the childhood home of Williams, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, author of A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The home was built in 1875 and was originally the rectory for the St. Paul's Episcopal Church. It was moved to its current location, to avoid demolition.

The Columbus Welcome Center is now located in the home. While in town, enjoy touring a few other historical sites including the Lowndes County Courthouse, the Franklin Academy and Rosewood Manor. The Best Western Executive Suites offers comfortable accommodations and wonderful guest amenities, for northern Mississippi travelers.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 5 minutes from Mississippi University for Women and School of Math and Science
  • 5 minutes from historical tours
  • 15 minutes from Columbus Air Force Base
  • 2 mile(s) from Trotter Convention Center
  • 17 mile(s) from Lake Lowndes State Park
  • 24 mile(s) from Mississippi State University

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 24 mile(s) from Starkville
  • 59 mile(s) from Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 170 mile(s) from Jackson

Nearby Restaurants

  • 0.01 mile(s) from Grill At Jackson Square, full service, American, open for: lunch
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Applebee's Grill and Bar, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Tutti Frutti, ice cream/dessert, American, open for: lunch
  • 1.00 mile(s) from La Fiesta Brava, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Hong Kong, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Harvey's, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Little Dooey BBQ, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from PJ's BBQ, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Old Hickory Steakhouse, full service, American, open for: dinner
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Huck's Place, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Cafe On Main, full service, American, open for: lunch
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Hibachi Buffet, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner

BEST WESTERN Executive Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Columbus. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2014

March 27, 2014
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Super Circus Heroes

All the high-flying, death-defying stunts and unbelievable animal performances of "the Greatest Show on Earth" come to the Landers Center (formerly DeSoto Civic Center) in Southaven. The fun starts at 7 p.m.

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