We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Mobile
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
The Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"}}
Add Photo Write a Review

104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
There are newer reviews for The Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast
See the most recent reviews
Showing 102: English reviews
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 21 August 2014

We grew up 3 doors down from this historic memory in the 70's. Wendy and Bill have done a great job in restoring the old gal. Wendy is quite the Innkeeper. She even invited the neighbor who has lived in our old house for 2 decades over the visit- so nice. The breakfast was as good as any Brennan option...

1Thank RomanoGM
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2014

My wife and I were travelling through Mobile as part of our Gulf Coast trip from Florida to Texas in September 2009 (sorry for the late review) and didn't really know where to stay (being from London and clueless). We found Kate Shepherd House recommended on another website and decided to email them to find out if they had availability...

4Thank Andrew W
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Reviewed 11 August 2014

My husband and I decided to travel to Mobile for our "babymoon" recently. Kate Sheppard House was the first thing that pulled up in Google. We were traveling with dogs, so our main concern was finding a dog-friendly place to stay. I called, and Wendy was literally the nicest person I've ever spoken to on the phone. She sounded genuinely...

1Thank Sarah H
Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 30 July 2014

We spent our honeymoon at The Kate Shepard House B&B, and it couldn't have been more perfect. Wendy and Bill are the nicest, most gracious hosts we've ever experienced. The house is stunning. We stayed in the Mobile Bay room, and it was lovely. Wendy had left us a lovely note at the door with instructions to accomodate our check-in...

1Thank Katie and Chris P
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Owners are warm, personable and they seem to savor the house and they enjoy sharing its special history. The house is is located on a quiet residential street; it is comfortable and nicely appointed. The delicious breakfast is enhanced by discussing the house and the area's interesting history. Wendy's previous international hotel experience and Bill's maintenance skills translate into a...

1Thank Don C
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

We are on a tour of the south and at this point decided that we'd like to see Mobile. Wendy and Bill had one room left with our notice of 2 days. We are so blessed to have found their lovely home and the town. Best night of sleep on our entire trip of 3 weeks. Now on our way...

1Thank Mary G
Montriond, France
Reviewed 11 March 2014

I made my way to Mobile for an industry conference, and due to the timing of the event (Right on the heels of Mardi Gras) and my tardiness in booking a room, my options were few and far between. When I finally stumbled on Wendy and the Kate Shepard House B&B, I was equal parts relieved and enthusiastic: She had...

2Thank travelingpancreas
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 5 March 2014

The house is a southern gem...Wendy welcomed us graciously even though we arrived a few hours before scheduled check-in. The neighborhood is beautiful. It is close to downtown and great restaurants. Wendy provided restaurant recommendations and helped us with places to see. The breakfasts were delicious...especially the Pecan Praline French Toast.

1Thank Judi W
Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 1 March 2014

This is a wonderful historic, intimate and friendly B&B, with great access to downtown Mobile. The B&B, which is located on a beautiful side street near downtown, has only three rooms- so book early. Wendy, the innkeeper, couldn't be more welcoming or friendly. Available the moment we arrived, she provided excellent recommendations to local Mobile restaurants, places to see, a...

1Thank Edward A
Lopez Island
Reviewed 21 January 2014

"Elegant, historically authentic setting", "exquisitely crafted, gourmet breakfasts", and "genuine warmth in the friendly hospitality" are a small sampling of our thoughts as we left Mobile. We actually stayed an extra night just to luxuriate in the comfort and nurturing environment created by owners, Wendy and Bill. This stately, old home stands alone in her loving and professional restoration; much...

3Thank James M

25 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (25)
Room/Suite (9)
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Dining (4)
Bathroom (3)
View from Room (1)
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Mobile hotels
3.0 km away
The Admiral Hotel Mobile, Curio Collection by Hilton
2.8 km away
Malaga Inn
Malaga Inn
#7 of 64 in Mobile
379 reviews
3.3 km away
The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.3 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Mobile/Downtown
2.9 km away
Holiday Inn - Mobile Downtown/Historic District
4.2 km away
Mobile Marriott
Mobile Marriott
#5 of 64 in Mobile
374 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience this 1897 architectural icon located in beautiful historic district. Close to shopping, dining, downtown activities,USS Alabama and Bellingrath Gardens. Beautiful gulf coast beaches are only 1 hour away. Free parking, free WiFi and a full southern breakfast each morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1552 Monterey Pl, Mobile, AL 36604-1228
Region: United States > Alabama > Mobile
Price Range: €136 - €150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Kate Shepard House Bed and Breakfast staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are lovely. The downstairs room was especially stately looking.”
 of 5 bubbles bayoupots, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Barber Room, on the second floor, was perfect. The Mobile Room is downstairs off the living room, with its TV.”
 of 5 bubbles 2Tuscans, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Talk to the owners, they can give you all the information you need. They are excellent!!”
 of 5 bubbles JiValentine, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Barber Room. It has no shower -- we didn't miss it. No TV so we watched a bit of TV one evening in the parlor.”
 of 5 bubbles 20Carolyn10, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask about shower versus bathtub”
 of 5 bubbles Oldcitygirl, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
5 of 5