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

  • “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.
  • "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 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.
  • Magnificent House, Fantastic Staff! - We chose The Caldwell for our daughter's wedding reception. From beginning to end, everything was perfect! Some of our out-of-town guests stayed in the upstairs bedrooms and they raved about the service and accommodations. The house and grounds are beautiful! So many places for great pictures.

    Cathy G.
  • "We went to Caldwell House as part of a first trip to Louisiana with a friend who is originally from Lafayette. The house itself is big, beautiful and each room is decorated uniquely with its own personality. I enjoyed waking up to the smell of breakfast cooking and each breakfast served was freshly prepared and beautifully served. Linens were lovely and towels and bathrobe plush, high quality! Carolyn who is the house manager was a delightful hostess and shared a lot of local history with us. Carolyn is a special lady who is a big part of the experience of staying at the Caldwell, we had lots of great conversation and big laughs around the table! Many happy memories at a beautiful home with a warm staff, I would definitely give it 5 stars and return again!"

    Alicia A.

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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