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Huntsville, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The couple who owners of this b&b are precious! Coerte & Marjorie are gracious, accommodating and helpful. I loved the room it was spacious, clean & comfortable. They are dog friendly and the area was perfect for daily walks. Coerte gives Atchafalaya Basin tours and are very knowledgeable about the area & history. Breakfast was delicious!!

coerte337, Owner at Bois des Chenes, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to cater to wonderful people that appreciate the gentler things of life!! Many thanks for your kind words, The old man

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Something about staying at some history. What a gracious couple. Real southern hospitality. Old plantation house. I think if the walls could talk... We didn't go in the swamp tours but here he does an amazing job

coerte337, Owner at Bois des Chenes, responded to this review

many thanks from the ones that really enjoyed your company.

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This place is beautiful, clean, welcoming, warm and the service is beyond words! The experience we've had here we will never forget. Breakfast was amazing. We had the best homemade waffles. Def. recommend it to anyone looking for a different southern experience. Thank you to this family for sharing their lovely home with us😊

Reviewed 26 June 2016

We stayed for 3 nights at Bois des Chenes. The owners Coerte and Marjorie was great hosts. I might also add that Marjorie also makes an awesome breakfast. We had a great time chatting with Coerte and Marjorie, they make you feel like family

Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This is without a doubt the most charming B&B in Louisiana and the Gulf area. Your hosts, Coerte and Marge Voorhies, are the warmest, most hospitable, and charming hosts a guest could possibly want. The breakfast was true pain perdu with a Cajun twist (no spoiler here). The house is that of Lt. Gov. Charles Mouton, a lovingly kept Acadian...

coerte337, Owner at Bois des Chenes, responded to this review

compliments like this make it all worthwhile!!! that morning was most unusual as all got into the fun! Thanks!!!!

Glens Falls, New York
Reviewed 23 April 2016

One of the highlights of our trip was the two mornings spent at the breakfast table listing to stories and meeting interesting people from around the world. Breakfast was terrific. The hosts could not be more accommodating to us especially with our dog,Thor. Before we left we felt like family and would love to return again.

coerte337, Owner at Bois des Chenes, responded to this review

many thanks for the accolades and memories of you and Thor!!! Regards, Coerte and Marjorie

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Coerte and Marjorie are the perfect hThe breakfast tableosts. Accommodations are cozy and welcoming and the breakfast was the BEST ! We had a bonus at breakfast ... Coerte and Marjorie's son, Kim, had rescued an orphaned baby owl the day before while on a swamp tour and fed him for us. The breakfast table consisted of 6 guests and...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 March 2016

My husband surprised me with a visit to this wonderful B&B to celebrate our anniversary. Full disclosure: I am not a morning person; but Margorie's delicious down-home gourmet breakfasts and Coerte's enlightening, amusing stories and swamp tour were well worth my effort. You will love it!

coerte337, Owner at Bois des Chenes, responded to this review

Life is worth living!! The world has many good people that are wonderful---Thanks, Coerte

Larkspur, California
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Boris des chained is like stepping into anoth world. It is a wonderful old 3story home chock full time f antiques. But what makes it so special are Marjorie and coerce Vorhees. These hosts are gracious, warm and funny. You will never forget them!

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Folks, this is a bed and breakfast and not the Ritz so if that's what your expecting .. go elsewhere.. this place is almost 200 years old which is part of the charm. It is someones home and it is homey and comfortable It is located in a safe area about 3 miles off I-10 with plenty of eateries and...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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 

Additional Information about Bois des Chenes

Address: 338 N. Sterling St., Corner Mudd Ave. Side Driveway, Lafayette, LA 70501
Region: United States > Louisiana > Lafayette Parish > Lafayette
Price Range: $132 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bois des Chenes 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Bois Des Chenes Hotel Lafayette
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“Their private driveway is on Mudd Ave dont turn on N. Sterling St if your navigator says too”
 of 5 bubbles 128kodak, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“May not have internet but that is part of going back in time to when people spoke with each other and looked you in the eye, not an iPhone.”
 of 5 bubbles davidsK3618MJ, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We've always stayed in the carriage house upstairs, & absolutely love how comfortable, clean, cool, quiet, & quaint it is! Quite a large room that can sleep 5. Has a huge, double-sink bathroom, shower in bathtub, with a mini-frig. Good places to eat @ all prices not too far.”
  • A view above to the many trees that surround the B&B
  • 1 end of our upstairs carriage room
  • other end of our room
 of 5 bubbles CindiP_12, 7 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The Carriage House room was lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles LovingMother, 25 May 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in, & only saw, the upstairs carriage house room - simply nice, spacious, & clean, & can sleep 5.”
  • A view above to the many trees that surround the B&B
  • 1 end of our upstairs carriage room
  • other end of our room
 of 5 bubbles CindiP_12, 25 Jun 2013 | Read review
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