"Under the Spreading Oak" Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast Tip by grandmaR

Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast, Saint Martinville: 103 reviews and 1 photos

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by grandmaR
 
 

I have not stayed at this place, but it seems to be a right casual and laid back operation. There was a sign on the door saying telling you that if you wanted to stay there to call a number.

The 1829 Greek Revival 3-story brick building, has been listed on the National Register of Historic Homes since 1978. In the 19th century when travelers came to St. Martinville by river, the hotel had one of the area's most luxurious ballrooms and was the setting for community activities. When steamboat travel gave way to the railroads, the old hotel was sold to the Sisters of Mercy, who operated the Convent of Mercy School there for almost 90 years. It is said to be the only surviving example of the type hotel that served the trade along Bayou Teche during the era of steamboat transportation.

Unique Qualities: Details
* 5 Rooms / 2 Floors
* Built in 1829
* Fax (For Guests)
* Common/Public Areas Accessible to Wheelchairs
* Complementary Coffee
* Smoke Alarm in Rooms
* Gift Shop
* ATM/Bank
* Air Conditioned Building
* Free Parking

Room Amenities
* Private Bath
* Balcony/Terrace
* Shower
* Air Conditioning (In Room)
* Bathtub
* Daily Maid Service

Address: 220 Evangeline Blvd
Comparison: less expensive than average
Phone: 337-394-4010
Price: US$40-80
Theme: Bed and Breakfast

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  • Written Dec 21, 2004
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