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Government Street Cottages

Updated: Feb 12, 2019

Government Street Cottages is the number one go to spot to stay in the City of Ocean Spring's downtown district.  Named for the street it is located on, it is the main street running horizontal with the coast to the south and highway 90 to the north.  Located amongst the quiet tranquil setting of a church and the Mary C. O'Keefe Museum across the street, the cottages are nestled under huge tranquil trees in a natural landscaped setting.  Recently, I had the wonderful experience of soaking it all up for the sole purpose of writing this article. The City of Ocean Springs has always been a top pick of mine from all the cities along the Gulf Coast. I immediately jumped on the chance for a little staycation.

Staying at the Government Street Cottages allows you to soak up the natural beauty of the coast which is just blocks away. The pristine public beaches are at the end of Ocean Springs Inner Harbor where the views are picturesque and beckon you to snap a few selfies and capture the beauty with your lens. The docks are lined with shrimp boats, sail boats, and fishing boats to take your breath away. Enjoy a walk on the Shearwater Park Trail and check out Shear Water Pottery which are both nearby along with Ocean Springs Harbor. 

The organic setting of four private, immaculate, and spacious rooms are made from two cottages connected by a natural landscaped yard featuring azaleas along the walk ways. The names of the rooms are a hint of the coastal hospitality in store for you; Live Oak, Lighthouse, Magnolia and Bluewater.  Enjoy the relaxing rocking chairs on the large southern style front porches. The high vaulted ceilings, modern fixtures, oversized showers, fresh luxurious linens, free Wi-Fi, and televisions in the front room and bedroom are understated elegance. One entire unit is completely ADA Compliant being furnished to accommodate handicap guests with wheelchair accessible entry, with a large shower, handicap parking and ramp.

In the front cottage, you could even enjoy catching beads from the porch during one of Ocean Spring's many annual Mardi Gras parades. Or step out the door right into the fun on any given weekend when annual festivals take place in this downtown district. The cottages also provide ample private parking for guests, which is a nice perk during your stay.

If you want to feel at home with a private and luxuriously quaint feel, away from the hustle and bustle, book your room now, at the Government Street Cottages in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.  I can say from personal experience, you'll enjoy calling it your home away from home.

Address: 1709 Government St, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

Phone: (228) 447-1559

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