Mobile, Alabama’s oldest, award-winning B&B, The Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast is nestled among ancient oaks and magnolias. Named after a longtime favored educator, Kate Shepard, this house was once a boarding and day school. Situated in an historic neighborhood, The Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast provides lodging conveniently located close to downtown Mobile, the Arthur Outlaw Convention Center, The Carnival Cruise Terminal, quaint shops and neighborhood dining. Your hosts, Wendy and Bill James have welcomed guests for over 16 years in this 1897 Victorian architectural icon and invite you to experience a genuine southern getaway complete with charm, comfort and a gourmet breakfast to start your day. Beaux Bear, the friendly resident Chow Chow, recommends strolling through the historic neighborhoods or just relaxing on the front porch. Bellingrath Gardens, The USS Alabama and beautiful gulf coast beaches are a short drive away.