Biloxi resorts nearly sweep list of best in state
Four of the top five hotels on U.S. News & World Report's 2016 Best Hotel rankings for Mississippi are casino resorts in Biloxi.
Monmouth Historic Inn at Natchez topped the magazine's list.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi was rated No. 2, and the editors noted its deep-purple headboards and "Sleep like a Rock" beds.
"Having our beautiful hotel featured within a globally recognized publication is an honor for us, our owners and our staff," said Todd Raziano, general manager of Hard Rock Biloxi.
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino was ranked third, IP Casino Resort fourth and Harrah's Gulf Coast fifth.
The Best Hotels methodology combines a hotel's industry accolades with expert and guest reviews and hotel class ratings.