The Peabody Memphis
47 locals recommend ·
About this place
A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America
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Historic hotel in the heart of downtown. Catch the “duck show” daily at 11 am and 5 p.m, but get there early because it gets crowded!
Enjoy the duck parade in the main lobby every morning and the amazing hotel (the oldest in the south). Also, the hotel has a lovely cocktail bar.
The Peabody is probably best known around the world for a custom dating back to the 1930s. The General Manager of the time, Frank Schutt, had just returned from a weekend hunting trip in Arkansas. He and his friends found it amusing to leave their live decoy ducks in the hotel fountain. The guests…
If the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel, then the American Southern brunch begins at the buffet tables of the Peabody's Capriccio Grill. You have platters upon platters of Belgian waffles, eggs, smoked salmon, salads, pastas, steaks, and bacon, plus a impressive display of…
The ducks march from Duck Palace on the roof to the pool in the lobby and back every day.