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

  • "The Caldwell House was an awesome place for my wife and I to stay. She is from Abbeville, but there were too many family members already staying at her parents' house. We stayed Friday and Saturday night. Our room was gorgeous. The bed was comfortable. My wife's sister and all of the bridesmaids were able to rent the room across the hall from us to get ready for the wedding. Mrs. Carolyn had snacks for the girls during the day and breakfast for us in the morning that was delicious. She even made me a plate of cheese and crackers that she left in the fridge for hangover snacking. Our friends had the downstairs suite for just the Saturday night and also really enjoyed themselves."

    Eric J.
  • "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.
  • 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 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.
  • "We needed a location for my daughter's prom pictures and she wanted something "out of the ordinary". She suggested "The Caldwell" and it was perfect! From the time we arrived we were treated like royalty. Carolyn, the manager, had amazing photo ideas and did everything she could to accommodate us. She even went as far as moving furniture, plants, rugs, you name it. It was a truly wonderful experience and the pictures came out great!"

    Joy T.

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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