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Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   220 Evangeline Boulevard, Saint Martinville, LA 70582 (Formerly La Place d'Evangeline)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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hertfordshire uk
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We arrived to find it unattended. Had to call a number on a board outside, not very welcoming. Hall very warm bedroom freezing. Bed old & seen much better days. Pillows reeked of perspiration. Bedspread falling apart at seams. Floor in need of a good clean and and only 1 bedside table. One of the windows was broken and had... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Imagine my delight when I realized that the beautiful oak tree just outside our window is "the tree" from Longfellow's poem Evangeline! Our room was nicely appointed and comfortable. The upstairs veranda, accessible to all, is perfect for a sunset wine. Betty's breakfast was as promised .... wonderful.

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PetitParis, Owner at Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We too enjoyed your visit and hope you come again sometime. Peggy More 

Sydney
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I loved staying here. Our extremely large room opened up onto a verandah and it was just beautiful sitting out there. The hotel is steeped in history and Peggy was a great host. The breakfast was wonderful. I am a James Lee Burke fan. I had saved one of his books to read when I was in the area. I... More 

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PetitParis, Owner at Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We also enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again sometime. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Enjoyed our stay; easy to book, and really nice once you get there. Our more economical room was being painted, so we got upgraded to a bigger room with a king-size bed, which was very nice and we slept like babies. The sheets and pillows are very soft, and the place is very clean. I like the breakfast set-up of... More 

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PetitParis, Owner at Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Sorry it took so long to respond. So happy you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon. People like you make our job, (more like fun) so enjoyable. More 

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Peggy was such a wonderful host. We were visiting friends in the area and couldn't have picked a more charming B&B with such great history. Our friend's mother actually attended Old Castillo when it was still a school. The floorplan of the school provided in the room made it all even more interesting. Breakfast was superb and the hostess was... More 

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PetitParis, Owner at Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Good morning. So sorry I took so long to respond. But, I have a good reason. Busy Busy. Thank you for your good review. Comments made were very much appreciated by all of us. We always try to do well, but, it really feels good when we know we have succeeded. We too enjoyed your visit. Have a good day.... More 

New orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I loved our stay in the Chambre de Jardin. The king bed was super comfortable-the rest of the furnishings were surberb. Breakfast was a delight including homemade bread and cafe au lait !

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PetitParis, Owner at Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks. It makes our day to know our guests enjoyed their stay and also have kind remarks about us. We try hard to please and will also do so. Thanks again. More 

Fort Smith, Arkansas
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109 reviews 109 reviews
31 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed here two nights while on a road trip in this area of Louisiana. I gave this an average rating for several reasons which I will mention but let me say that I would stay here again if I didn't fins something else that captured my attention more. On the plus side--the location is very good. It is right... More 

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PetitParis, Owner at Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I think the smell is just from it being an old building, but, we always try to keep up with it. Regarding the keys, yes, I am in the historic district, which allows for lots of visitors. That's great, but, since I'm not open for tours and I do live in the house, I like... More 

Ajax
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

House was so unique, clean, and lovely. Stayed in Gabrielle room with doors to balcony. Sheets and pillows were so soft and the blinds kept out any light. House was so quiet we didn't realize there were others there until breakfast. Food was delicious. Would highly recommend.

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PetitParis, Owner at Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Our sheets and towels do get good reviews. And, happy to say, so do our breakfasts. So many times, guests will come down for breakfast and for the first time realize that we do have other guests. Wide wall, high ceilings, etc are the reason why, I guess. Makes for a nice, quiet, pleasant... More 

El Cerrito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My husband and I decided to explore Louisiana on our way to this year's New Orleans Jazz Fest. It was a wonderful road trip bumping around the country side. One of the things on our list of "things to do" was a swamp tour outside of Breaux Bridge so we needed a place to stay close by but still on... More 

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PetitParis, Owner at Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Yes, the great thing about our restaurants is that the have great food. We are off the beaten path but, have great restaurant choices and lots to see and do. Thank you for your visit and hope to see you again. More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

The house was in a lovely setting, very clean and full of history. Our room was very comfortable. We had full use of the balcony upstairs which was a great way to watch the world go by The breakfast was served personally by the owner and set us up for the day.

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PetitParis, Owner at Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your great review. It does our hearts good to know we do right by giving our guests a pleasant stay. Glad you enjoyed our house and breakfast. More 

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Address: 220 Evangeline Boulevard, Saint Martinville, LA 70582 (Formerly La Place d'Evangeline)
Location: United States > Louisiana > Saint Martinville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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