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Hotels near Hal and Mal's - Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown

Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown

Our Pick: Top Rated
235 West Capitol Street, Jackson | Area: Jackson (Map)
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v 0.8 miles from Hal and Mal's ( 5 mins )
t 16 mins walking
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Good, 3.91 Based on 88 Reviews
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Hal and Mal's Hotels - Jackson Marriott

Jackson Marriott

200 East Amite Street, Jackson | Area: Jackson (Map)
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v 0.6 miles from Hal and Mal's ( 4 mins )
t 13 mins walking
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Excellent, 4.3 Based on 108 Reviews
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jackson Downtown - Coliseum

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jackson Downtown - Coliseum

310 Greymont Avenue, Jackson | Area: Jackson (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 0.2 miles from Hal and Mal's
t 5 mins walking
Uber from $6-8
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Fair, 2.64 Based on 321 Reviews
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Regency Hotel And Conference Center

Regency Hotel And Conference Center

400 Greymont Avenue, Jackson | Area: Jackson (Map)
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lFair
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v 0.9 miles from Hal and Mal's
t 17 mins walking
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Wonderful, 4.5 Based on 130 Reviews
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The Westin Jackson

The Westin Jackson

Our Pick: Top for Nearby Dining
407 South Congress Street Jackson, Jackson | Area: Jackson (Map)
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lWonderful
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v 0.4 miles from Hal and Mal's
t 8 mins walking
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Good, 3.9 Based on 121 Reviews
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Hampton Inn And Suites Jackson-coliseum

Hampton Inn And Suites Jackson-coliseum

320 Greymont Avenue, Jackson | Area: Jackson (Map)
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v 0.7 miles from Hal and Mal's ( 3 mins )
t 15 mins walking
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Very Good, 4.1 Based on 112 Reviews
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Best Western Plus Jackson Downtown-coliseum

Best Western Plus Jackson Downtown-coliseum

725 Larson Street, Jackson | Area: Jackson (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 1.1 miles from Hal and Mal's ( 4 mins )
Uber from $6-7
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Good, 3.85 Based on 91 Reviews
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Comfort Inn Jackson

Comfort Inn Jackson

614 Monroe Street, Jackson | Area: Jackson (Map)
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v 1.1 miles from Hal and Mal's ( 4 mins )
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Very Good, 4.1 Based on 439 Reviews
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Cabot Lodge Millsaps

Cabot Lodge Millsaps

2375 North State Street, Jackson (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 2.3 miles from Hal and Mal's ( 9 mins )
Uber from $9-12
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Exceptional, 4.85 Based on 39 Reviews
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Fairview Inn

Fairview Inn

734 Fairview Street, Jackson | Area: Jackson (Map)
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v 2.0 miles from Hal and Mal's ( 9 mins )
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Excellent, 4.35 Based on 43 Reviews
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Hampton Inn Jackson-pearl-international Airport

Hampton Inn Jackson-pearl-international Airport

1234 Phillips Street, Pearl | Area: Richland (Map)
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lExcellent
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v 3.9 miles from Hal and Mal's ( 11 mins )
Uber from $9-12
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Very Good, 4.1 Based on 195 Reviews
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Best Western Airport Inn

Best Western Airport Inn

Our Pick: Top Rated (Budget)
257 South Pearson Road, Pearl | Area: Richland (Map)
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lVery Good
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v 4.8 miles from Hal and Mal's ( 9 mins )
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#2 Rated

Hal and Mal's Reviews

This venue is ranked #2 of 4 rated venues in Jackson

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE: 
EXCEPTIONAL (5 out of 5)

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Exceptional - 5 out of 5

, Florence Sat, 9 May 2015

We traveled to Jackson, Mississippi to see Neutral Milk Hotel at Hal and Mal's on May 1st. We had planned to buy tickets closer to our home in SC as a birthday for our 24 year old son, but they were sold out. THANK GOODNESS! After studying the tour schedule, we decided to cast our fate to the wind and drive 11 hours to this brick warehouse called Hal and Mal's. Before our trip, we went to Hal and MAL's website and looked around, trying to wrap our head around what kind of place this was exactly. Part Restaurant, part concert venue. Something similar to House of Blues, we decided. NOT! It's indescribable really, as we would soon find out. I called before we left our Hotel, Hampton Inn- Jackson Coliseum (see my review for that also) and were informed that they have a limited menu on show nights, but we decided to eat there anyway because the hotel staff assured us the food was good, and because we wanted to be there early to get into the venue to see the band. We called for a cab (shout out to Orlando at Veteran's cab) and arrived at our destination in mere minutes. We walked in and were casually told to grab a table wherever we wanted. There was memorabilia everywhere you looked, which lent itself to the laid back, nostalgic atmosphere. Our waiter stopped by quickly to get our order, brought our drinks to us in record time, with our food following closely behind. My husband and I both ordered Gumbo and Tamales, which were very tasty! Our son ordered the Mississippi Catfish Po-Boy, and despite our food being very good, my husband and I found ourselves lusting after his sandwich. He was kind enough to let us have a bite and omg that was good catfish! I mean really, really good. The staff was very casual and friendly, from the manager to the waitstaff and bartenders.....even the security police! We felt like we were visiting with friends! After dinner, the "door people" took their places and began checking tickets and letting the concert goers through the music venue doors. Entering, there was dark and cavernous feeling because they keep most of the lights off until the band starts, which actually adds an element of excitement and anticipation. We grabbed a beer from the venue bar (there are several for your convenience) and quickly took our places close to the stage. (All tickets are general admission) What ensued was a surreal experience, as the stage lights came on and the band started playing. It sunk in that we were experiencing up close and personal this big name band who had been playing at arenas for thousands upon thousands, performing their hearts out to a small group of possibly 1000-1500 people of all ages, and we were almost close enough to the band to reach out and touch them! It felt like a show in your favorite hometown venue! The sound was good and the show was great. I highly suggest you check your favorite band's schedule to see if they are playing at Hal and Mal's and take the road trip. I promise you won't regret it. I'm sorry this review is so long, but I felt it necessary to expand on all of the things that make Hal and Mal's such a unique concert experience that you "have to be there to understand"! :)

Liked: A crazy, chaotic, awesome little slice of "have to be there to understand" fun!
Disliked: Limited menu on show nights, but eat there anyway because the food they do serve is very tasty, and you'll be one of the first in line when the show doors open!

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