The Kate Shepard House is boutique hotel 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 provides lodging conveniently located close to downtown Mobile, the Arthur Outlaw Convention Center, The Carnival Cruise Terminal, quaint shops and neighborhood dining. The 1897 Victorian architectural icon  invite you to experience a genuine southern getaway complete with charm, and comfort . We highly recommend 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.