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Historial Home, 100 years old this year, with a private suite

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

The Guest Room is a comfortable one bedroom suite with exposed brick that has a true city feeling! It comfortably fits four and is centrally located just three blocks from the heart of the city of Abbeville. Full size pull out couch along with a queen size bed! Walk to local restaurants ,Historical sites and museums!

If you are interested in the area check out you-tube, Most Cajun on earth and Vermilion Tourism!

Historical home built in 1917, recently remolded!

Large bedroom with a private entrance. Antique half iron- tester bed, gas fireplace, ceiling fan, refrigerator/ freezer, coffee pot and microwave are all available in your home away from home.

Abbeville is said to be in the heart of Cajun culture! Come and immerse yourself in the local Cajun culture. What ever your desires are, they can be found here. Our front porch is comfortably furnished with plants, hanging candles and seating looking out over the many blooming plants and gardens. Enjoy your peaceful surroundings, read a book you are never able to get to, or meditate while enjoying the fragrances. Take a walk, tour the city and enjoy the beautiful historical sites, homes and churches.

Fabulous food and history more your speed? Come visit Abbeville! We are located on the Vermilion River with seafood and shops in abundance. We are centerly located to Jefferson Island, Avery Island and the Mall of Acadiana in Lafayette. Our local coffee shop is great for those espresso lovers out there. We are conveniently located on the way to Palmetto Park . The Guest Room is only a few block from beautiful Vermilion Courthouse, Magdalen Square and Abby Players.

Abbeville is home to both the famous Omelet Festival and the Cattle Festival.

The Guest Room is in the heart of downtown! So if you love the hussel and bussel of a small town you can view it from the porch of The Guest Room! Abbeville is the kind of town that you can walk anywhere in town, 3 blocks from the courthouse, banks, eating , parks. Ride your bike to the park from here!!

More Details

Owner
owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About owner/property manager

I am outgoing, never meet a stranger. Love the Cajun country and decided to make it my home years ago because of the hospitality in this area!!

I am a southern girl from Mobile, Alabama ! I love the south and can direct you on your travels to fun places!!

owner/property manager purchased this house in 2004

Why owner/property manager chose Abbeville

Since young I admired Victorian homes and wished down deep that one day I would buy one, restore it and have a BnB! This home is almost 100 years old! I love the character of Victorian homes.

What makes this house unique

Yes, this is a BnB but unique to others. I have a private entrance for my guest. The breakfast and snacks are in your room when you arrive. In the morning you are on your on schedule not the facility's schedule. You can have breakfast when you choose in your PJ'S. It is a romantic atmosphere but homey!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a very nice stay. Felt at home-the room was wonderful and the little "touches" were special-mints on pillows, fruits ,almonds lots of interesting books, plenty of towels -made for a great time!BTW,- The quiche was awesome!!!
Jan 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
lafayette, la
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
local
Nearest Ferry
120 Miles
Cameron, LA
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Local
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Lafayette, LA
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Local
Nearest Beach
120 Miles
cameron,LA
Car: not necessary

Located downtown Abbeville. There is a War Museum located around the airport. Palmetto State Park is just minuets away. Come emerge your self in the Cajun Culture!!

Amenities

Abbeville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Historial Home, 100 years old this year, with a private suite
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
St. Charles, MO
5

Relax in Cajun Country

  • 5 of 5

A delightful property and an easy walk downtown. Deborah and I didn't meet until the morning of check out due to my late arrival and busy schedule. Not a problem, we were in touch by text messaging. The refrigerator was well stocked with water, yogurt and tasty quiche for breakfast. I would stay here again.......Tom

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom, thanks for choosing The Guest Room as your getaway! I enjoyed you visiting and truly hope to see you again!! You were the best guest !! Deborah
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5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and nice!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you and your wife along with your sweet dog stay here!! Hope to see you again !! Merry Christmas to you and yours!!
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4

Charming apartment

  • 4 of 5

This is a very lovingly decorated and appointed apartment. Deborah has clearly put her heart into it, and provided everything you need - including some really great breakfast items. The refrigerator is stocked with what I assume are homemade mini-quiches, yogurt, orange juice, bananas, etc. Although not a bed and breakfast, it almost felt like it.

Speaking of beds, the mattress was excellent, which is a 'must' for us.

Deborah wasn't intrusive but checked in occasionally to see if we needed anything, and if we did, it appeared quickly. She's a great hostess.

There are just two reasons I did not give this five stars. One, the house sits on a main street through the town of Abbeville. Morning rush hour can get a little noisy. If you like to sleep in, take some ear plugs. If you like to get up and at it early, no problem.

Two, although the thought and care put into the decor is amazing, it's kind of crowded, especially for guys. My husband, who is tall but slender, felt very constrained. There was just a little too much furniture for the space, and it didn't seem that it was all necessary. In fact, if you wanted to use the pull out couch for two additional people, it looked like it would be very difficult.

But if you are traveling in this area, I think it would be hard to find a more lovely or comfortable place to stay. Check it out.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amarillo, TX
5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for a wedding, and this was a wonderful place to stay. Close to church and downtown. Lots of great restaurants and things to do in the neighborhood. Loved that the place was decorated for Christmas, especiallly the huge poinsettia bush beside the property. Very nice and accommodating owner, as well. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilson Arkansas
5

Perfect launching pad for Acadian tour

  • 5 of 5

My stay at The Guest House in Abbeville far exceeded my already high expectations. This charming suite is comfortable and well curated, nestled in a lovely town with a kind host. I was visiting family and sites spread between Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Morgan City. This is a wonderful location...even just to browse the historic little town itself: great food, people and homes. Deborah was attentive but never pestering. What a marvelous renovation (including landscaping!) she has competed on this beautiful property. I never lacked for a thing, plus enjoyed thoughtful extras, like chocolates, bath scrubs and even treats for my canine travel partner! I would stay again and recommend to anyone passing through.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean, excellent value and tremendous owner.

  • 5 of 5

We were attending a concert in Lafayette and also wanted to go to Avery Island. Abbeville is located half way between the two so it was ideal for our stay. Debra was excellent and took care of all our requests. This is a relatively new venture for her and she is the type of person you feel good about supporting.. We enjoy the bed and breakfast experience so we were very pleased.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15
Cleaning fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 12.5%

I welcome pets that are pre- approved by me, however i maintain an allergen free space for everyone that stays here. Odor of any kind has to be removed for the next guest to enjoy there stay. I believe in Cleanliness for all my guests. I have a no smoking policy but I do provide a patio for those who want to smoke!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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