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The Booker - Lewis House

102 East North , Leesville, LA 71446 USA (Show map)
4.7
222 Reviews
$99 - $200
per night

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About

Welcome to The Booker-Lewis House. A bed and breakfast hotel and restaurant! Our boutique-style lodging offers the most luxurious and distinctive accommodations in Leesville. The Booker-Lewis House is widely known for its unique character, lavish amenities and unparalleled service. Our restaurant, located on the main floor, features a dynamic style of casual-fine dining menu creations for both breakfast and dinner. Expect more...Experience the Booker-Lewis House!

Rooms & Rates

Callie's Room

Enjoy the simple indulgent charm of Callie's room - named after the wife of house builder, H.T. Booker. Adorned with a soft floral pattern quilt,an antique vanity and Clementine Hunter prints, Callie's room features an extravagant bathroom with a whirlpool tub. Let yourself be transported to a simpler time.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150-$150

Robert Jesse's Room

The Booker-Lewis House remained in the Lewis family until the current owners, the Roses, purchased the home in 2001. A blend of old, new, and unique, this room is named after their son, Robert Jesse. It sits between Callie and Ollie's room; a perfect place to relax and re-center.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $78-$78

Ollie's Room

H.T. Booker's daughter, Ollie, is this room's namesake. When she and Dr. Frank Taylor Lewis married, the two resided in the Booker house. Ollie's room is perfectly suited for a business or leisure. This room boasts a beautiful view of the backyard and a brilliant blend of history and modern day conveniences in the room itself.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $78-$78

Hoy's Room

Callie and H.T. Booker had two children, Hoy and Ollie. This room, named after Hoy, sits comfortably tucked away on the east side of the house. Overlooking the yard of trees and graceful flowerbeds, Hoy's room welcomes guests into a serene escape.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $74.25-$74.25

Courtyard

This executive apartment is richly furnished and includes the mural "Bamboo" by noted Leesville artist - Isabelle Massart. Entry to this premier location is through the secluded courtyard. You have to see this apartment!

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Beds 2 Queen

$155$175

Streetside

Features a "storefront" entrance on 3rd Street in Leesville's historic district. Richly appointed and completely furnished.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $155-$175

Officer's Quarters

The Officer's Quarters was built during WWII for US Army officers stationed at nearby Camp Polk. The bungalow was extensively renovated and enlarged yet still retains the "at home" character that has made this so popular with our long term guests. It features the original hardwood floors and a growing gallery of WWII era photos of Leesvile and Fort Polk.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 3 Queen

Nightly Rate: $200-$200

La Casita

Nestled among the towering trees in the back garden of The Stewart Lodge, La Casita is cozy and uniquely furnished. Perfectly secluded for the romantic weekend getaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $115-$115

Innkeeper's Room

The largest and most private guestroom in the Stewart Lodge. It features an entrance from the sunroom as well as a private entrance from the back deck. It was the Innkeeper's bedroom prior to its renovation. Perfect for a long term visit to the area!

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$105$105

Kristen's Room

This guest room enters from the sunroom and is tucked between the other two guest rooms. Kristen's room is named for the owner's daughter and is cozy and comfortable. A portion of the bathroom was once a hallway and the in-wall phone shelf commonly found in homes during the 1940's and now holds complimentary personal care items.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$99$99

Mike's Room

Located on the front corner of the Stewart Lodge, this room offers a quiet respite from long work days on the road. It is well furnished for short or long term stays.

  • Maximum Capacity: 1
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$99$99

Hillary's Room

Hillary's Room is spacious and nestled on the front Southwest corner of the Ward House. Its multiple windows help create a rich warm glow that's sure to help you unwind after a busy day.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$82.50$82.50

Micheala's Room

Sooth yourself in the rich surroundings of Micheala's Room. This spacious room is located on the front corner of the building and enjoys a tree shaded view of the street.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$82.50$82.50

Mikki's Room

The largest guest room in the property, Mikki's Room offers comfort, seclusion and serenity. The room overlooks the lush manicured grounds between The Ward House & The Booker-Lewis House.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$82.50$82.50

The Retreat

Escape from the daily grind in the indulgent repose of The Retreat! This large, second story room is opulently furnished with your complete comfort in mind! It features a whirlpool tub in the guest room along with other amenities certain to refresh and rejuvenate.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$101.25$101.25

Mrs. Ward's Room

Ma Ward, as she was affectionately known, owned and operated The Ward for decades. We've designed this ground floor room with her in mind knowing that sometimes a trip up the stairs may be too much. It's cozy and spacious with just the right touches certain to make our guests the most comfortable.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$74.25$74.25

The Guest Room

Located on the ground floor, the Guest Room is charming and perfect for short or long term stays. The room overlooks the lush lawn of The Booker-Lewis House.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$78$78

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Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.7

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222 Reviews

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great stay

4.2 on June 30, 2014

The only thing I did not like werected the trains constantly passing especially late at night.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your stay and, most importantly, for being our guest!


Great curb appeal!

5 on June 26, 2014

I knew I was going to love this place from the moment I drove up to it. Great old (antebellum, I'm sure) buildings, beautiful grounds. Staff is attentive and friendly. They are polite, kind and respectful without being obsequious. I stayed in one of the suites in the main house the first few nights then moved to one of the property's single-family homes. They have many different types of accommodations. Mine was a spacious 2/2. Full kitchen (decent selection of utensils, pots and pans, etc.), washer and dryer and a nice yard. Right in the middle of an established residential neighborhood. I know that might not be everybody's cup of tea, but it suited me just fine. Fast (and free) wireless Internet at both locations. Interestingly, there are no land lines at either location. I know that's not a big deal in this world of smart phones, but frankly, I prefer them over mobiles. Also of note, perhaps, is that in the main house rooms there are no in-room coffee makers. Again, not a big deal to many and the staff was only too happy to let me wander downstairs to get myself a cup first thing in the morning. Not to mention that I could have availed myself of the free full breakfast if I'd wanted to do so. Wasn't an issue at the Bachelor's Quarters (as stand-alone home is called) since the kitchen is fully equipped. Leesville is in close proximity to Fort Polk/JRTC. Easy to get anywhere on South or North Fort. Getting to the box is a little more of a drive, but I don't think you will find anything closer. There is no doubt whatsoever as to where I will stay during my next trip to West LA.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for being our guest and for taking time from your day to review our property. We do look forward to your next stay with us!


chuck nyc

4.2 on June 13, 2014

Our stay was great and I would stay again. Just a comment re parking. It would have been nice to have parking space reserved and there was some confusion with the resturant and room service

Innkeeper Response
Dear Chuck nyc, I do apologize for the confusion we caused regarding room service. I have spoken with our Staff to review the procedures to insure we prevent any future problems. Thanks again fro staying with us and for taking the time to let us know about your stay.


Booker - Lewis House

4.6 on June 08, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel twice now, and will continue to stay here, over thee "chain" hotels. The rooms are so quaint, and you are treated well. This place has "charm!". The best is the breakfast which comes with the price of the room. It is DELICIOUS... I had dinner on my last stay, and it was also delicious. I highly recommend this place.

Innkeeper Response
My Staff & I wish to thank you for both being our Guest and for the great review you gave us. Our Staff is awesome and they really like hearing back from our guests.


Dance Recital visit

4.8 on June 01, 2014

The personnel were pleasant and happy. Service and food at restaurant was above expectations. Definetly a place to stay

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for being our guest and for letting us know about your stay. We do hope you will stay with us again in the near future!


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Location

Location Type

Small town

Airport

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

Directions to property:

Travel West on LA 28 approximately 48 miles to intersection of LA 28 and US 171 in Leesville. Turn left (South) on US 171 and travel through 2 traffic lights. Turn left on East North Street at the first intersection past the second traffic light. Cross the north bound lanes on US 171 and the Booker - Lewis House will be the first house on the left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Plantations, Military Museum, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Other, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 p
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: All children welcome at Telegraph Office, Officer's Quarters
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations accepted with credit card.
  • Cancellations: Full refund if cancelled with 1 or more days notice given. Full payment is required for cancellations with less than 1 days notice.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Robert Rose

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

About the innkeepers

Bicycling, restoring old homes, history of the Leesville area

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 6-10a M-F, 8-11a Sa,10a-2p Sun
  • Serving Location: Restaurant, porches, patio & pub, Guest room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Details

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102 East North , Leesville, LA 71446 USA (Show map)

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