Tips for booking a Hattiesburg hotel

Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Hattiesburg:R1 404/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R550/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Saturday
R1 026 - R1 743
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
R1 078 - R1 701
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Hattiesburg

About Hattiesburg

A lively university town in Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg is a family-friendly destination known for a focus on the arts and outdoor activities in Paul B. Johnson State Park. It’s also a popular gateway to the French Quarter in New Orleans and the glittering casinos and beaches of Biloxi on the Gulf Coast.

Things to do

The military holds an important spot in Hattiesburg history, evidenced by collections and memorabilia inside the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum and the African American Military History Museum. You can also follow the Freedom Summer Trail to 15 marked sites honouring Hattiesburg’s place in the Civil Rights Movement.

Hattiesburg Arts Council Gallery on Main Street houses works by Mississippi artists, while Oddfellow’s Gallery focuses primarily on Hattiesburg painters, photographers and graphic designers. Keep an eye out for art within the city parks, including sculptures, murals and statues.

Plan a day at Okatoma Creek Outdoor Post for kayaking or canoeing on Okatoma Creek, a natural stream with waterfalls, sandbars and shoals surrounded by magnolia and birch trees. You can also go pontoon boating or hiking in Paul B. Johnson State Park, a deep forest with ancient oaks and majestic loblolly pines.

Travelling with the family? Head over to the Hattiesburg Zoo to see at least 80 animal species, as well as a ropes adventure course, train, carousel, splash pad and Africa drum station. Enjoy hiking, biking or horseback riding on Longleaf Trace, a former railway line.

Getting around

Hattiesburg has a transit bus system and a weekend trolley for nightlife and events. Taxis, ride shares and bicycle rentals are also available. You can rent a car in downtown Hattiesburg or at Jackson-Evers International Airport, about 145 kilometres away.

Hattiesburg travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Hattiesburg?

    One of the most popular hotels in Hattiesburg is Holiday Inn Hattiesburg - North, which has been reviewed by 355 users and currently has a rating of 8,7/10. Other top-rated locations include La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hattiesburg - I-59 and Best Western PREMIER University Inn, which have received 8,4/10 and 8,6/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Hattiesburg Zoo?

    Hotel Indigo Hattiesburg is a popular hotel near Hattiesburg Zoo that is highly recommended, with a score of 9,4 across 180 reviews.