BY JUSTIN MITCHELL email@example.com PASS CHRISTIAN -- It's been almost a century since visitors could enjoy a luxurious one-night stay in Pass Christian, but that will change soon. Three hotels -- two owned by local businessmen -- are the key tourism item missing in the city, Mayor Chipper McDermott said. "We have not had a hotel in the town in 90 years," he said. "To me, that's the missing piece. One of the things we needed is a hotel where people would stay." McDermo
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You're not going to see huge hotel towers opening in a small, quaint town like Pass Christian. Investors there are betting on more intimate, boutique hotels to draw visitors to the Pass. Hotel Pass Christian on Scenic Drive is an example of boutique hotels that are gaining popularity, especially in a small city like Pass Christian. Just like the 11-room Hotel Whiskey, which opened on Davis Avenue a few months ago, this ten-room hotel across from t
Hotel Pass Christian, under construction on the beachfront in the small town it is named for, will open late next month with plenty of amenities plus more to come in the spring.
Owner Jourdan Nicaud’s Bacchus on the Beach restaurant, across Scenic Drive from the boutique hotel, will prepare all room service for guests. Nicaud also owns restaurants in Biloxi, Oxford and Ocean Springs and will open another in Madison in March.
The four-story hotel will have six rooms, four su