C'est la Vie Inn

1006 Taylor St , Eugene, OR 97402 USA (Show map)


If you like France, chances are you will love C'est la Vie Inn, a French hospitality Bed and Breakfast. Like a true French inn, C'est la Vie Inn pampers couples seeking a charming retreat, or business travelers wanting a great night and a quiet place to work. At C'est la Vie Inn, we offer only four guest rooms, each uniquely decorated and each appointed with a flat screen TV, CD/DVD player, a luxurious private bathroom with lush towels, and organic lavender soaps. We also offer a cozy parlor for relaxing with other guests or playing the Steinway - do not forget to bring your sheet music. If you should decide to engage in a game of chess or Scrabble the upstairs library awaits you. Feel free to use the computer to get on the internet and print the map to your next destination.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Gem in Eugene

5 on January 24, 2016

The C'est La Vie could compete with any Inn anywhere. The attention to detail, the impeccable restoration, comfortable and beautifully appointed rooms, lovely breakfast, pleasant and professional innkeeper, gorgeous grounds (even in January) make it a wonderful place to stay.

Perfect setting

5 on October 09, 2015

Me and my wife stayed at the Casablanca Suite for two nights and we had a wonderful time. It was the perfect romantic getaway Anne Marie and Jack was the perfect host. And they served a wonderful breakfast. I will recommend family and friends to this five star palace. Thank you for a wonderful and comfortable time. Melvin and Cheryl

The true definition of a B & B !

5 on August 20, 2015

Our 3 night stay was truly enjoyable.The victorian style was impeccable.The many beautiful furnishings and their history ( provided by innkeeper JACK ) created a very pleasant experience. The gardens with many small seating areas added to the exquisite charm of the inn. We will be returning to Eugene for the next 4 years to visit our son, a graduate student at U of O, and fully intend to stay at this surprising find.

C'est la Vie Inn- A Eugene Jewel

5 on July 04, 2015

C'est la Vie Inn, a Eugene jewel, is a wonderful, perfect delight. After a two night stay in the Monet Room, which was the beginning of our Oregon vacation, we felt rested and restored. Jack and Ann-Marie coddled us with their careful attention to every detail. This is an outstanding B&B.

An exceptional B & B!

5 on April 27, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay at C'est la Vie Inn. Jack was a gracious host and enjoyed showing us his beautiful garden; Anne-Marie was out of town so we look forward to meeting her on our next visit. Our breakfasts were excellent. Their Victorian home is very clean and filled with many antique furnishings. This is a first class B & B.

The perfect B&B!

5 on March 30, 2015

This place is exactly what I had in mind when you say renovated Victorian B&B. It is exquisite from top to bottom, inside & out!!!! We stayed there for 3 nights & hated to leave. We couldn't have paid for a better breakfast! Jack the innkeeper is adorable, showing us around & greeting us each morning for breakfast. 5 stars. Yes yes yes go for vacation & stay a few days, you won't regret it :)

Quite A Find

5 on January 01, 2015

Spent three delightful nights here: warm, quiet, comfortable, cosy, welcoming, with delicious food, in the most beautiful surroundings...quite a find!

Stress-free Destination

5 on June 30, 2014

I opted for this lovely bed and breakfast to end a recent business trip. Curbside charm only builds anticipation when you arrive. The grounds are artistically groomed, with a breathtaking array of flowers. Attention to detail may be found throughout the inn, from the dish of chocolates in the dining room to vases of flowers in the rooms. The innkeepers are quite friendly and most accommodating. The location is superb. Rooms are quiet and immaculate, with beautiful furnishings. Breakfast is phenomenal! Highly recommend this establishment.

Excellent staycation

4.8 on March 02, 2014

My partner and I stayed in the Casablanca suite for our anniversary. We are from Eugene and just wanted a night away from home. The inn was gorgeous, filled with Victorian antiques. Jack, the innkeeper, met us as the door and showed us around before dropping us at our room. We selected the room because of the jacuzzi tub, which was giant! They had everything we could have wanted; a variety of snacks and beverages , books, magazines, even those little extras like q-tips and cotton balls, in case we'd forgotten ours. Breakfast was amazing and at our exact requested time served in the dining room. Even though I don't usually eat breakfast I finished almost everything that was placed in front of me. The innkeepers even honored out request for late check-out at noon for no extra charge. Overall we had a wonderful time and could not have asked for a more beautiful setting and top-notch service and amenities. I would highly recommend this place for anyone looking for an excellent B&B experience in Eugene.

Authentic Queen Anne

4.6 on December 04, 2013

The house preserves its historic feel but at the same time is one of the most well-appointed bed & breakfasts we have stayed in.

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Rooms & Rates

The Gauguin Room

With the bright and sunny Gauguin room, you can lose yourself in the tropics. This room offers a queen size bed and a private bath with shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $120 - $135

The Matisse Room

The Matisse is our most exotic, and romantic room, perfect for a honeymoon. It features a queen size bed, and a full bath with a claw foot tub and a separate shower. This room is large enough to accommodate an extra single bed for a third person.

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

Nightly Rate: $135 - $150

The Monet Room

The Monet features a King size bed that can also be divided to accommodate two single people. The luxurious bath has a separate shower, a claw foot tub, and a gorgeous etched glass window.

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

Nightly Rate: $140 - $155


The Casablanca suite is located above the carriage house. It is the most romantic of all the rooms at C'est La Vie Inn. It features a Juliette balcony overlooking the garden and arbor, an Art-Deco fireplace, and a whirlpool tub for two. Base rate is for two people, extra person charges apply when applicable.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $225 - $250

Deluxe Queen Room

Queen size bed, private bath, and tiled shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $120 - $160

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Location Type

City, Downtown


Eugene, OR (EUG-Mahlon Sweet Field)

Directions to property:

See map on website

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, University of Oregon, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Telephone, Wet bar, Wired internet , Membership at the Downtown Athletic Club

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Shopping, Swimming, Swimming pool, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3 - 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash



Anne-Marie Lizet

Languages spoken

English, French

About the innkeepers

Reading, movies, Pilates

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  • Time Served: 9:00 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Apple pie pancakes
Pancakes cooked with apples,cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar served with cream