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Breakfast in Bed, Downtown Historic Tower + Pool

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Jean Benjamin

Breakfast in Bed, Downtown Historic Tower + Pool

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean10 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

This Historic Victorian comes with Pool, Private bath, TV, Gourmet Breakfast, walking distance from downtown, coffee in room, microwave, wireless internet, and More!The Victorian loft is a 2 room private suite, including Claw foot Tub, furnished with antiques and chandeliers. Your adventure awaits! Complimentary Cocktails during our famous cocktail hour, Live music nightly, Gourmet Breakfasts, History, Custom Day Planning, Bicycles for rent too! Your stay includes all of this and more!


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with building staff


117 Reviews

Greg User Profile
May 2018
A great, albeit quirky, place to stay. Very close (15 minute walk) to downtown. Jean is incredibly helpful and knowledgeable about the area - gave us great recommendations for things to do/places to see. Comfy bed, super tasty breakfast... You really can't go wrong...
Sarah Suok User Profile
Sarah Suok
January 2018
I didn’t met John, but he left us instructions to get in. The flat was warm and toasty when we got in, very thoughtful considered it was freezing outside. Breakfast was fabulous! Our stay was short, but would definitely recommend the place. There are little history notes around f…
Owain User Profile
December 2017
John's a great host! Such a character who went above and beyond at all times! The house quirky, great value and as described. The breakfast and cocktails hours are not to be missed, the music was so much fun. Great tips on where to go, we'd love to come back soon
Lizzie User Profile
December 2017
This place is fantastic, full of character! John was a great, welcoming host and is full of local knowledge. Would definitely recommend staying here.
Maddie User Profile
October 2017
John's place is beautiful - a real characterful find in the city, close to everything in downtown. The cocktail hour was a great intro to the local attractions and history, and John was kind enough to demonstrate some of the local Cajun music! Would recommend to anyone wanting a …
Jean Benjamin User Profile
Response from Jean Benjamin:
With all the live in our hearts here at the duchess. Thank you and may you always have shrimp in your nets and rice in your gumbo! Untill Next time!
October 2017
Steve And Lu User Profile
Steve And Lu
September 2017
Johns loft apartment is absolutely fantastic. So authentic,clean and a great place to stay to visit Lafayette. A short Uber ride into the centre. Do not miss Johns welcome cocktail drinks. He is very informative about the Acadian history and it’s a very entertaining hour. John …
Hannah User Profile
July 2018
Highly recommend for a memorable Cajun experience in Lafayette. Accomodations were clean and charming.

Hosted by Jean Benjamin

Lafayette, Louisiana, United StatesJoined in June 2017
Jean Benjamin User Profile
467 Reviews
We are restaurateurs and chefs from southwest Louisiana. We are also a avid cajun preservationist, musicians, comedians and tour guides. We have been in the tourism industry since 1992, Our family has been since 1932. We love people, gatherings and the cajun spirit. We hope to sh…
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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