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Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast

220 Evangeline Boulevard, Saint Martinville, LA 70582 (Formerly La Place d'Evangeline)
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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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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved this place. Friendly, great food and a wonderful room. We loved the charm and interesting history of the building and the town. The frogs and cicadas sang as we sat on the bayou in the evening. It was beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights. Room was excellent. Quiet and comfortable. Food was also excellent. There was good variety in the breakfast serving. Coffee was available as early as we got up and turned the pot on. The place is located in the center of St Martinville with the church and church grounds across the street. A beautiful place to visit... More 

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Marly-le-Roi, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

good breakfast, calm, a nice stop in an old house good bed too romantic along bayou teche, welcoming hostess and friendly cook at breakfast nice village next to the two small museums nothing else to add, good value

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

Thank you so much for your great review. It is always so special when we have satisfied our guest. We work hard to do that and appreciate it to know we have done so. Hope to see you again sometime. More 

Georgetown, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Our experience with the Old Castillo B & B was enjoyable. The inn is very old and has a level of charm you don't often see. As noted by others, you must call Peggy in order to let you in once you arrive. There is also the responsibility of each guest to lock the door with a key should you... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Sometimes certain things are asked of guests to make the overall experience as best as possible. Unless you know all the ins and outs of things, sometimes, some things are not understandable. The locking of the door, I think, is like most people do at home. Most front doors of residences (mine) are always locked.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We spent two nights at the Old Castillo whilst exploring Louisiana. We picked St Martinville as our Cajun Country base. The Old Castillo is a former hotel, which then became a Convent school and then went back to being a B&B. The house is very historic, with interesting historical pictures and plans of the house, lots of polished wood. We... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Personal checkin is done when guest arrive at time they have requested. Sometimes when they don't come at the time they requested, I may have to do a self check in that they get instructed when they call to check in. For security reasons, we do not give out check in instructions until they have... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

One to recommended. Very friendly lady of the house. Nice old fashioned rooms. Woorden floor. One can water or soft drink or a glas of Wine for free. Warm welcome. A nice caloryfull breakfast with french inspired ingredients and style. Helpfull hospita to book restaurant in the neighbourhood..

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I have to say the breakfast was really bad and...cold. We were not giving any choice in what we had. The room were not clean enough and bed was really old and it creaked every time you move. I will never come back to this B&B.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

we felt like we could stay forever. Flawless. Location and purity of character was perfect. Although i have been in the area for a long time, it opened up new aspects of the culture and region with one short weekend stay.

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

I am sorry I am late with my response, but, I am presently recovery from knee replacement surgery. Thank you so much for your great review. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks, again More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My wife and I recently spent 2 nights. I wish we were able to spend more nights. The room, bed, and breakfast was great. Peggy made us breakfast each morning and the food was local dishes. We went to Louisiana to relax and have a nice quiet place to come back to in the evening. The Old Castillo Bed &... More 

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

I am sorry I am late with my response, but, I am presently recovery from knee replacement surgery. Thank you so much for your great review. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks, again More 

Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This bed and breakfast is in a historic property and we enjoyed that aspect of it. It is along the Bayou Teche and next to the Evangeline Oak park. Both are very nice for lingering along. The bed and breakfast also has a long porch that overlooks the park. We sat on the porch late in the evening and enjoyed... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry I am responding late, but, was recovering from knee replacement surgery done in April. Thank you for your comments on the squeekie bed and uncomfortable chairs. We have since purchased a new mattress and have new wing back chairs in room. Have gotten good reviews on both. About our breakfast. Most times, people... More 

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