Bed & Breakfast

The Caldwell can be your home-away-from-home when you visit southwest Louisiana’s Cajun Country. With five spacious guest rooms, six full bathrooms, a modern kitchen, formal dining room, sunlit parlor, deep shaded porches and courtyard pavilion, isn’t The Caldwell your perfect choice for a family or business gathering?

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Wedding Services

The Caldwell home and gardens provide a fairytale setting for your dream-come-true wedding! We’ve hosted intimate ceremonies and lavish receptions for two hundred guests. Our staff are wedding professionals who treat you like family! Call to schedule a no-obligation tour and consultation to plan your special day.

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Meetings & Events

The Caldwell, with its tastefully classic décor, creates a special environment for special occasions…baby shower, rehearsal dinner, class reunion, anniversary celebration. But this house can also be “all-business” – we can host your business strategy meeting or house your law firm during a trial at the nearby Vermilion Parish courthouse.

Our Guests

  • Best of Louisiana Southern Hospitality - We were able to stay at the Caldwell recently and were very pleased with the House and Carolyn our hostess. She went out of her way to make us feel welcome. But the best was her breakfast. My two friends and I were traveling around southern Louisiana judging cities for Louisiana's Cleanest City Contest. The Caldwell is a keeper!!

    Dorothy D.
  • "We could not have chosen a better place to celebrate our wedding. From the moment our family and friends arrived on Friday for the rehearsal, everyone was impressed. The house, garden, pavilion and curb-appeal are welcoming and gorgeous. My favorite part of this venue was that we had a "get-away" weekend while feeling so at home. Our parents stayed in the rooms upstairs, so we were able to have breakfast together, visit, laugh, cry, and reminisce. It was nice for our families to have a chance to come together."

    Amber R.
  • “Such a beautiful, comfortable experience!” - We stayed at the Caldwell for almost a week, and had the most perfect restful, fun and luxurious experience! The room spaciousness and décor was top notch, very tasteful, the bed so very comfortable and the hospitality just the very best I've ever experienced. It was like visiting family in a beautiful, stately Victorian home.

    Judy G.
  • "We visited the Caldwell House this past weekend as a short getaway from our busy daily lives. The Caldwell House was beautiful with fantastic staffing and delicious breakfast. We truly enjoyed ourselves."

    Ashley K.
  • "The Caldwell House was more than perfect, it was a dream from the moment we walked in! It was not only elegant and beautiful, but welcome and comfortable all at the same time. We had our three month old twin boys baptism reception there...which was an elegant picture perfect venue (with delicious catering by Don's Custom Catering). Myself and my family, eleven in all...grandma, parents, teens, children, babies...also stayed there as guests and LOVED it. It was incredibly comfortable with just the right availability of privacy when wanted and visiting space too. The breakfasts were AMAZING!!!!! Although we were all on vacation, no one complained about rising early...because we all awoke to the delicious aromas calling us into the dining room! Even our two teenagers popped out of bed earlier than the adults to the smell of the BEST gourmet breakfasts I've ever had the pleasure to dine on."

    Sophie K.

Our Location

The Caldwell is located in the heart of downtown Abbeville, Louisiana, and is easy to reach from New Orleans, Houston, Baton Rouge and Lafayette. Abbeville is your gateway to the unique experience of Cajun history, food and music festivals – we’ll be happy to share our recommendations for the best the region has to offer!

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