Stay at The Caldwell House - A 5-Star Bed & Breakfast!
Front View from West
Welcome to Abbeville!

First and foremost, The Caldwell House is a home.  It can be your home away from home while you visit Southwest Louisiana.  With five guest rooms, six full bathrooms, a modern kitchen, formal dining room, bar, parlor and deep shaded porches, isn't The Caldwell your perfect choice for a family or business gathering?

Surprise that someone special with one of our Birthday or Anniversary packages, enjoy a Girlfriends' Slumber Party Getaway, a Rest & Relaxation Package or create your own package.

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Great Accommodations

The Caldwell has five guest rooms, each with its own special style.  Choose a suite to match your mood - Garden View, Evening Shade, Morning Glory, Bayou Retreat or the elegant Evangeline Master Suite.  We can host an entire family reunion, business meeting or wedding party.  Reserve a single room or the entire house for your special visit to Abbeville and South Louisiana.

Furnished with queen and king-sized beds, Caldwell rooms afford spacious sitting areas as well as sleeping comfort. All have private baths. Free wireless internet in all rooms and on the outside porches.  Some rooms have special amenities such as gas fireplaces or Jacuzzi spa, large screen TVs, desks, tables and chairs and the unmistakable Caldwell ambiance!

Yumm...Breakfast is served!
Breakfast 6When you stay at The Caldwell House, you'll wake to the smell of a gourmet breakfast, included in your room rate, for guests to enjoy in our elegant dining room.  Returning guests will be treated to a different menu each time they stay with us.  Pecan Praline French Toast, anyone?

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Meet our Innkeepers

Our Innkeepers, Mae Mayeux and Carolyn Sagrera, extend a warm welcome to guests of The Caldwell House.

Mae Mayeux serves as General Manager and Mae StairsEvent Consultant. Originally from the New Orleans area, she now makes Abbeville her home.  An accomplished artist, Mae adds a colorful touch to every aspect of The Caldwell House bed and breakfast experience.  If your plans include a special event -- party, wedding, reception or meeting -- Mae will guide you through the planning process and manage every detail.

Carolyn BreakfastCarolyn Sagrera plans, prepares and serves the delightful Caldwell breakfast menus.  She continues to expand our unique offerings which feature local Cajun ingredients.  Carolyn is a life-long resident of Abbeville and delights guests with stories of the Abbevillian culture, foods and area. 

Our innkeepers invite you to experience private luxury accommodations, pampering and special treatment.  We know you'll want to return again and again.

[Click here for video of Carolyn and Mae describing The Caldwell House.]

See what others are saying on about their Bed and Breakfast experience at The Caldwell.

"What a Treasure"
"Wonderful Southern Hospitality is what you can expect"
"It doesn't get any better than this"
"A Home Away from Home"


Coming in 2011 - Guest Chef Series

Catered Food TraySouth Louisiana is a favorite destination for lovers of great food from every culture.  Next spring at The Caldwell House, we'll introduce a Guest Chef Series to showcase the culinary specialties of local chefs.  Our first international event will be "That's Amore!" when we celebrate the food and music of Italy, and the special influence of Sicilian culture in New Orleans and Abbeville. 

Watch our newsletter for more information on this and other international special events, cooking demonstrations, and much more!
Watch for our November newsletter which will feature Special Events which can be held at The Caldwell House.
The Caldwell House            Affordable Elegance....Extravagant Value
October, 2010
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In This Issue
Welcome to Abbeville!
Great Accommodations
Breakfast is Served

News and Reviews
  Famiily Rentals
Law Firm Rentals

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What's going on in Acadiana....
Giant Omelette Celebration, Abbeville - Nov. 6 & 7, 2010
Farmer's Market, Downtown Abbeville, December 4, 2011

Recent Events held at The Caldwell
Allume Society Halloween Party, October 23, 2010

Our West Garden Pavilion is near completion!

Did you know...?
Various job opportunities exist at The Caldwell, both for Bed & Breakfast activities as well as Weddings, Receptions and Special Events. 
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All photos in this
newsletter were
taken onsite at
The Caldwell House
Shane Falgout
Studio 2640
Recipe for
Fruit Topping
The Caldwell House Breakfasts begin with a fruit salad served in a champagne coupe, topped with various creme toppings and garnished with a wafer.
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