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Allen Acres B and B

5070 Hwy 399 , Pitkin, LA 70656 USA (Show map)
4.9
36 Reviews
$80 - $80
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About

Located in rural Vernon Parish only 14 miles from Fort Polk, we offer nature in a very natural site and honor the military per diem rate. Many wildflowers, trees, butterflies, birds, leaf cutter ants, etc. will be seen most of the year. Farm fresh eggs for breakfast daily from several kinds of chickens plus guineas. You can take a hike on the trails or signup for a guided nature hike. Photography is encouraged. The night sky is spectacular plus fireflys, owls, hummingbird moths, and many other animals. The house is a cozy five bedroom with a large common living room.

Rooms & Rates

butterfly

King sized bed decorated with a butterfly theme

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $80-$80

wildflower

King sized bed with wildflower decorated theme

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $80-$80

chicken room

king sized bed with a chicken decorated theme and door to outside back porch

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $80-$80

bark (tree) room

king sized bed with tree decorated theme and outside door to back of house

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $80-$80

bird room

king sized bed and twin bed with bird decorated theme

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $80-$80

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Reviews

Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.9

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36 Reviews

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Nature's Beauty

5 on July 09, 2014

Traveling from Georgia to Texas and found this hidden gem. We wanted something unique other than a standard hotel. This place is absolutely amazing!!!!! Bed and Breakfast is beautiful, spacious, and very clean. The true amenities are in the property itself. The kids thoroughly enjoyed hiking through the woods with the walking sticks available on the front porch and feeding the bunnies, chickens, quails, and guinea. Baby quails were only a week old and so cute. Gathering eggs with the owners was definitely a treat for the kids. Even better it was the same farm fresh eggs we were served for breakfast. When we arrived they even had a fresh watermelon cut up for us in the fridge, perfect for a hot summer day. Right at sundown the hummingbird moths appear a beautiful sight. The back butterfly bushes are abundant with large swallowtail butterflies. This was truly the best stay we've had anywhere and would highly recommend for anyone. If you love nature and relaxation you will not be disappointed. The owners are some of the nicest people you have ever met. PS bring marshmallows and build a bonfire big hit with the kids when we surprised them with smores.


Great Environmental Experience!

5 on June 23, 2013

We stayed four nights at Allen B&B. The accommodations were excellent, and the stay most relaxing and rewarding. Dr. Allen's nature walks are highly educational and extremely enjoyable. Susan Allen is a wonderful host and prepares exquisite food. Allen Acres is great place to "get away from it all" yet to remain comfortable and nurtured. Joe and Cindy Baucum


Home away from home

5 on June 15, 2013

We have not stayed in a bed and breakfast before, and we did not know what we were missing. The hospitality was tremendous. The rooms clean and spacious. We will stop here every time we are in the area. Loved the wildflowers, butterflies, hummingbirds, and chickens. Fresh cooked breakfast every morning was delicious. This B & B would be perfect for larger gatherings also - there is enough room in the common area and enough separate bedrooms to accommodate.


Like Family

5 on June 02, 2013

Rickey Harper Me and My wife really enjoyed our stay ( 2 nights ) at Allen Acres . The rooms were super clean. The breakfast was real good. And being around Charles and Susan made it like being around family. You just can't help but to love them. If I could give higher rating I would.


a true respite

5 on April 28, 2013

The Allens were fabulous innkeepers providing excellent food and information about the flora and fauna on their acreage and that of the national forest behind them. A joy for any person with a naturalist bent.


Felt like home!!!

5 on January 21, 2013

If I could have scored higher than a 5 I would have! Big thumbs up from me. Highly recommend to anyone that has business at Ft. Polk or surrounding area. A short 15 minute drive to Ft. Polk, perfect if you like nature and even better if you like to eat. Much better than any hotel you will ever stay at. Susan and Dr. Allen are great hosts!! I will certainly come back if I'm in the area. Don't miss your chance to experience the best hospitality, in a relaxing setting - it felt like home. Lori, O'fallon, IL


TDY to Fort Polk within Per Diem!

5 on January 14, 2013

I can't believe how friendly these folks are, even to the extent of inviting us over to look at slide shows of nature. Susan is the hostess with the most-est! She tirelessly ensured we had everything we needed and more in order to enjoy our stay and treated us as if we were her own family. Dr. Allen is so knowledgeable of the plants, animals, birds and insects and loves to share his observations. This place is a must for TDY housing. 15 minutes to the back gate on Louisiana Ave., no traffic and peaceful setting. As a bonus, they have high speed wireless internet.


Great Option for Military on business

4.8 on December 17, 2012

I stayed at Allen Acres with a few of my co-workers and we were very pleased with our stay. Our hosts were gracious and friendly, and provided the perfect environment for our 4 day stay. They went out of their way to make us comfortable and I will definitely stay here again if I am at Ft Polk for business in the near future.


A place you will not forget

4.6 on December 13, 2012

Charles and Susan Allen are wonderful hosts. If you like to explore nature in detail, this is the right place for you. There is some forest on the premises and Mr. Allen will be delighted to show you around and explain everything. Allen Acres is perfect with children, too. A classic farmstay with all comfort and well working wifi at a very calm and peaceful place. The hardest thing there is to leave when your stay will be over. Try it!


Great Place to Stay

4.8 on December 04, 2012

Great place to stay. Mr and Mrs Allen are great hosts and provide a scenic getaway for business or pleasure. Clean, quiet and comfortable, Mr and Mrs Allen provide exceptional hospitality. You will not be disappointed.


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Location

Location Type

Ouiska Chitto Creek, Vernon Parish, Countryside, Small town

Airport

Alexandria, LA (AEX-Alexandria Int'l) 50 miles

Directions to property:

Take La 28 west to Gardner and turn left onto La 121. Follow La 121 and turn right on La 463. Follow La 463 to Pitkin and turn right on La 10. Follow La 10 west to Cravens and turn left on La 399. In 1.8 miles, you arrive at Allen aCres.

Area Attractions

Casino, Historical interests, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, River, Ruins

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Computer, Telephone, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Hunting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4 pm or later
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: one night cost
  • Cancellations: A 7 day advance notice is required for deposit return unless canceled room can be re-rented. Any room not re-rented will be charged the full room rate. The rules also apply to guests scheduled for more than one night who stay less than the number of nights they reserve. Reservations of 2 or more rooms requires a 21 day cancellation notice.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Charles and Susan Allen

Languages spoken

Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, English

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs , chickens

About the innkeepers

Nature hikes, photography

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: any time
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Details

BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection

5070 Hwy 399 , Pitkin, LA 70656 USA (Show map)

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