Welcome to Red Bluff Cottage

When you travel to Montgomery, Alabama consider lodging at Red Bluff Cottage, where you’ll experience the award-winning hospitality of innkeepers, Barry and Bonnie Ponstein. They invite you to share the comforts and pleasures of their bed and breakfast inn high above the Alabama River in Montgomery’s Cottage Hill District. Red Bluff Cottage is located in beautiful downtown Montgomery near the junction of Interstate 85 and 65.

Montgomery, Alabama is the birthplace of the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement offering
a variety of historical and educational sites. Guests at Red Bluff Cottage are just a few blocks from the First White House of the Confederacy, “Old Alabama Town,” the Alabama Department of Archives and History (and Grandma’s Attic), the Alabama State Capitol, the Hank Williams Museum, Monument and grave site, Montgomery’s Harriott II Riverboat, the Riverwalk Amphitheatre, the Civil Rights Memorial, the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church & parsonage, Riverwalk Stadium (home of the Montgomery Biscuits Baseball Team), the Memorial for Peace and Justice, the Montgomery Performing Arts Center, the Montgomery Conference Center, Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts, the Rosa Parks Museum & Library and Children’s Wing, the Alabama Dance Theatre and Maxwell Air Force Base.

Red Bluff Cottage also is only minutes from F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, Capri Theatre, Faulkner University Dinner Theatre, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival Theatre (ASF), the Montgomery Zoo and the Mann Wildlife Learning Museum, Lagoon Park Softball and Tennis Complex, and the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama plant.

Red Bluff Cottage is only 15 minutes from the Prattville’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail ~ “Capitol Hill” (home of the LPGA Classic Golf) and the Bass Pro Shop. A little further up the road in beautiful Wetumpka, Jasmine Hill Gardens and Outdoor Museum can be found, featuring the Wetumpka Impact Crater. Nearby, visit Tuskegee, where the first black military aviators trained to fly more than 15,000 individual sorties in Europe and North Africa during WWII.

Take in a panoramic view of the downtown skyline and the Alabama River plain from the verandah of this quiet and peaceful Montgomery bed & breakfast. Red Bluff Cottage is Alabama’s only B&B built specifically to be a bed & breakfast inn. It replicates a late 19th century Victorian raised cottage and is located in the historic downtown area of Montgomery ~ Cottage Hill. Enjoy clean, comfortable and cozy rooms with a light and airy interior that takes you back to a quieter time in the Old South. Observe the scenic view of Alabama’s State Capitol from the verandah and the gazebo. This distinctive Alabama bed & breakfast is a family friendly inn that features antiques among its beautiful decor.

Red Bluff Cottage takes its name from the first inhabitants’ descriptive name of this site, Chunnenuggee Chatty (High Red Bluff). Barry and Bonnie Ponstein are upholding the bed and breakfast tradition of sharing their comfortable surroundings with guests from near and far.