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Nottoway Plantation

30970 River Rd. (Highway 405), White Castle, LA 70788
866-LASOUTH; 225-545-2730
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Type: Historic Sites
Traveler Description: Renovations completed in July 2009, and it is stunning.  more »
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Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Nottoway Plantation has a few things going for it. The wealth and social competitiveness of its founder gave it a good start in life. It is huge but elegant and exudes life in a very different time. Of course luck has a lot to do with Nottoway's enduring charms. Not being blown to bits like many plantation houses in the... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This beautiful plantation has its own intriguing story before, during and after the Civil War. What makes it so special is the fact the present owner (a rich Australian businessman) has the vision to transform the mansion and its expansive surroundings into a exquisite resort and brush away (partly) the slave era of the time

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

A great experience and beautiful home. Not extremely family friendly, but you wouldn't really expect this destination to be. Interesting for older kids and adults for sure. My usually very well behaved five year old accidentally broke a window. The staff was extremely gracious, but lots of very fragile things on this tour.

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Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Having never stayed the night, I can only talk about visiting Nottoway for a short day visit. But for that, I consider it a must see. The house itself is simply impressive, and the owners have done a wonderful job restoring and preserving it while also adding as much period-appropriate furniture and trappings as they could find. Some of this... More

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Nottoway is beautifully restored, and because you can stay there, it is not treated like a museum. Our guide, Margaret, was very informative, interesting, and patient with a "chatty" group with children. It is definitely worth a visit!

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Upstate NY
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79 reviews 79 reviews
7 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We had driven up from New Orleans and had stopped at Oak Alley for a tour there and then came on to Nottoway to spend the night. We took the tour of the home and it was very informative. We had just enjoyed an excellent tour with an outstanding tour guide at Oak Alley and unfortunately, the woman who conducted... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

On 12/31/2013 I emailed the following to Nottoway Management about our experience and as of 01/07/2014, I did "NOT" recieve any response. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- With our 9th Anniversary coming up, my wife had never experienced a Bed-n-Breakfast nor spending the night in 19th century Southern Antebellum plantation home. Therefore, I chose Nottoway since its boosted as the largest and most luxurious... More

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Jennifer D, Front Office Manager at Nottoway Plantation, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor, we take all concerns and comments very seriously here at Nottoway. Your review and email were both forwarded up the management chain to our general manager, who has been out of the country until late, we are using it as a tool throughout our departments to give department managers a view of... More

New Orleans
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We stayed in one of the Carriage House units that was booked as part of a Bridal party stay. Upon check-in the gentleman at the front desk was unconcerned and almost rude. He insisted that we give a credit card number for 'incidentals only' (since the room had already been booked and paid for by the brides parents) he told... More

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

This is a must visit when you are in area. The tour guide provided fun and not so fun facts about the history of the plantation and life on it. The property is beautiful. The dinning room is spectacular the service wonderful and all the food is hmmmmm delicious.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Was there last month for a wedding! Perfect venue for a clot knit wedding as guests can have the opportunity to live at the venue. There isn't much close by but if you stock up before coming you'll be fine. Good food, better booze.

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