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Baton Rouge
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2010

My extended family recently stayed at the Caldwell to celebrate my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. We rented the house for the entire weekend and had the reception there Saturday evening. I didn't have to do a thing but make a few phone calls because Mae handled all the details of the dinner reception. The reception was perfect - better than... More 

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2010

Let me say that I have stayed in many hotels and B&B and this is the best. Mae and Carolyn treat you like family. Would come back again and again. When Mae recommends the crab cakes at Dupuy's beleive her, they are for real, excellent!

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1 Thank busymanforever
Lafayette, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2010

The Caldwell is a perfect example of Louisiana's southern hospitality. We were greeted as we stepped out the car and felt at home our entire visit. The home is beautiful, the food was great, and our experience is memorable. I couldn't have found a better place for my husband and I to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary. Thanks!

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Lake Charles
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 June 2010

An absolute gem of an inn. The home is a beautiful example of the grand plantation homes of the Old South. The rooms are large, well appointed without being overdone and crowded. As a reception site for an event, excellent setup and care. The details such as the beverage board upstairs makes one feel very wanted and spoiled. A secret... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2010

The Caldwell House is beautiful, and well maintained. The rooms are spotless, and not overly decorated. The night I stayed, a Sunday, I was the only guest after a busy weekend. Carolyn was so friendly and made me feel like family. Now, not only do I have a favorite spot to stay in La, but I have a couple of... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2010

This was my second visit to The Caldwell and I was very satisfied with everything about our stay. I was with my husband, daughter, son-in law,granddaughter and close family friends. We all had an enjoyable stay and would definetly recommend this fabulous B&B to everyone. Carolyn was so friendly and fantastic we felt we were her friends. We had the... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 April 2010

This is a full cultural and classy experience! The hotel is gorgeous, antique charm throughout with very comfortable and oversized rooms. I can't name a thing that was missing. You felt like you stepped back in time to the days of true Southern charm and glory. I highly encourage the Garden Room because it has the most comfy bed though... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 21 March 2010

Our group of family and friends filled the house. It didn't matter that we had special requests for arrival and departure or that we wanted to bring some of our own refreshments -- the staff was more than accommodating, gracious, warm and welcoming. The rooms were charmingly appointed, clean and comfortable. It did get rather warm during the night, but... More 

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Sarasota
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2010

My sister from Texas, aunt from New Orleans, and myself from Florida met each other here to visit relatives in the area. Carolyn, the hostess, made us feel more at home than actually staying with our own kin. If traveling in the Abbeville area, you will not want to stay anywhere else - we look forward to staying here again... More 

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Maurice, Louisiana
1 review
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Reviewed 10 February 2010

The Caldwell House was very welcoming and was absolutely beautiful. I rented the bridal dressing room for me and my bridal party to use before my wedding. The staff were very polite and checked on us often to make sure we were not missing anything. I could not have asked for anything better! I was so excited to spend time... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Caldwell House is a 100 year old historic home located 2 blocks from Downtown Abbeville, La., which offers luxury accommodations in oversized rooms with private baths. Deep wrap-around porch overlooks a courtyard and tropical garden. The Caldwell House also serves as an elegant, intimate setting for weddings, receptions and special events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Caldwell House

Address: 105 E Vermilion St, Abbeville, LA 70510-4709
Region: United States > Louisiana > Abbeville
Price Range: $157 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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