We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a road trip around Louisiana, and can't recommend the Bois des Chenes enough.
Our room was very nice and comfortable, but by far and away the main attraction of the Bois des Chenes is the hospitality. Coerte and Marjorie can't do enough for you - they're lovely people and Marjorie makes a superb breakfast too!
We loved it here and would recommend to everyone.
Jim & Alex
PS we also went on the Atchafalaya experience swamp tour which was superb!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Arcadian-style Bed & Breakfast Inn housed in 1890s Carriage House on historic Charles Mouton Plantation, dating from 1820. built by Charles Mouton (1797-1848). Charles Mouton was a son of Lafayette’s founder, Jean Mouton (1754-1834). The house and property were once part of Jean’s plantation of over 300 acres. From the moment you enter into Plantation Mouton, you will feel the essence of our underline theme. Plantation in Exile. The grounds and gardens, which are completely renovated to match the charm and culture of our vision. Upon entering the home and partaking in our welcome cajun canopy horderves and cocktails, you are greeted with ambiance and charm as our master host and grammy nominated innkeeper entertains and gives you the grand tour. From here guests are provided with custom itineraries and maps to the city and reservations are made for you. Returning from your evening, there are after dinner drinks and wine set out in the parlor to enjoy while warming by the fire. Typically we will have an outdoor old fassion jam around a few burning logs to bring together guests for a more personal experience with our innkeepers. In the Morning, we serve our world famous 3 course oh-la-la breakfasts and entertain with humor and love around the breakfast table. Also after breakfast we help your day planning for any adventure you may choose, or one of our own. From start to finish, this cultural jem is the wave of the future bringing together the best of hostory, Food and entertainment into one place. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Bois Des Chenes Hotel Lafayette