Estorge-Norton House

446 East Main Street , New Iberia, LA 70560-3731 USA (Show map)

About

Circa 1906 Bungalow style 3 story home in New Iberia's Historic District. Antique furnishings throughout. All rooms have private baths. A full plantation breakfast along with knowledgeable area dining/sightseeing recommendations are provided in our European style B & B located only minutes away from major attractions. Enjoy our Louisiana spring, summer, or fall from the verandah or back patio. Step off our porch into New Iberias history. Now offering wireless internet connection for our guests!

Reviews

Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Family

4.6 on December 04, 2016

My wife and I, her sister and husband all stayed with Jo and Charles for three days fully regretting the morning when we left. Jo and Charles were gracious hosts with a true southern ambiance. Jo and Charles handled the dining with epicurean delights and elegant service. Both had wonderful advice about where to go for evening dining and places of interest to visit in New Iberia and the surrounding area. The accommodations were luxurious and beautiful. The morning we left I told Jo I felt as if she was an Aunt in our family. She and Charles treated us as her family. Sad to leave our hosts but we hope to return again. J & L


My New Aunt

4.6 on November 24, 2016

Stayed at the Estorge-Norton House with Jo and Charles three nights. Accommodations were excellent. The gourmet Louisiana breakfast was most delicious and second to none. Jo and Charles provided us with much information to make our stay memorable. Jo is such a fine Southern Lady, overflowing with southern charm. Jo and Charles invite you into their family and you become part of it. Before we departed I told Jo she had become my new Aunt. Can't wait to visit again. Jack


Three Days With My New Favorite Aunt

4.6 on November 22, 2016

Jo and Charles are not blood family, but they know how to make you part of theirs. Myself and my wife and her sister and husband traveled from Florida to Muscle Shoals down the Natchez Trace into New Iberia, Our 3 night stay with Jo and Charles was the highlight. Born and raised in the South myself, Jo was found to be a pure Southern Delight. A gourmet cook beyond our expectations. Their breakfast creations were the best ever. Jo and Charles invited us into their pure Southern traditions and hospitality and it never ended until our stay was over. Jo and Charles have the best recommendations of where to visit and what to do. Sadly, we had to head home. I gave my new favorite Aunt a big hug and we said our goodbyes. My wife and I felt as if we spent three days with our family and we can't wait to visit again. Jack


Southern hospitality

5 on May 22, 2016

Wonderful hosts, comfortable rooms, great breakfasts. Our regret was that we couldn't stay longer. Charles and Jo are both artists, know the area well, and make all their guests feel right at home.


A great stay on the Bayou

4.8 on May 19, 2016

Charles and Joe were just fantastic hosts with a passion for the area and a desire for their guest to have a full Cajun experience.


Wonderful hosts

5 on May 17, 2016

Classic Southern home with wonderful hosts, great breakfasts, terrific location in New Iberia. Our room was large, comfortable and homey. Would definitely stay again.


Extraordinary

5 on April 26, 2016

Really extraordinary: the old house, the rooms appointed with antic furniture, the opulent breakfast (You d´ont Need any more lunch that day), the friendliness of Jo and his wife. We were very happy to stay there.


Very nice stay

4.6 on March 25, 2016

My friend and I stayed in the Ralph Lauren Room and the attached sunroom for two nights. The rooms were very comfortable and inviting. Our host and hostess were very helpful with suggestions and directions on places to eat and visit, as well as how to get back home in the storm avoiding known traffic tie ups. And ohhhh the food! Delicious breakfasts!!!! Thank you, Jo and Charles for a very enjoyable stay.


New Iberia Visit

4.4 on March 08, 2016

My wife & I visited New Iberia, and we stayed 2 nites at the Estroge-Norton house. The location was central and very convenient for our interests in New Iberia. Easy walking distance to Shadows on the Teche and old downtown area. The hosts were very friendly and informative about attractions in the area as well. Breakfast was top notch and the room easily accessible and comfortable. We would certainly stay here again.


Great house, Great People

5 on January 31, 2016

From the moment you pull up in the driveway to the time you leave the Estorge-Norton House does not disappoint. We were greeted at the door by Charles and promptly welcomed into his home where we met Jo. It was so nice to start our trip out with a casual conversation. It made us feel right at home. The room was wonderful, the bed was comfortable and in typical Louisiana fashion we had a fluctuation in temperatures and being able to control both heat and air conditioning was very nice. THE FOOD!!! Jo is an amazing chef and we can not say enough about the food that both Jo and Charles prepared but having hosts that actually sit with you is a major plus for us. We had so much fun each morning just eating and hanging out with people that treated us like family. We can't wait to see them again.…


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Rooms & Rates

VICTORIAN - RM#1

Massive quarter sawn oak veneered furniture with bath en suite provides a pleasant step back into the past. Full sized bed, firm mattress, enjoyable rest.

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

AMERICAN COUNTRY -RM#3

Unavailable at this time.

  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

RALPH LAUREN-RM#4

Large private bath. Eclectic style with king sized comfort. Overlooks the rear of the property and "The Davis Oak". The Sun Room is available with this room for an additional fee. Cable Television.

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

SUN ROOM

A sunroom with a double bed. Ideal for the "extra" traveller(s). Adjoins the Ralph Lauren Room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double

GARRET-RM#5

A quiet suite above it all. Sport/games memorabilia,eclectic American antique setting, ideal for families/group,private bedroom with a queen bed, 2 twin beds, sitting/living area.Full bath. Cable Television

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

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Location

Location Type

City, Small town

Airport

Lafayette / New Iberia, LA, USA (LFT) - Municipal 20 miles

Directions to property:

From Lafayette South on Hwy 90/I-49 ax. 20 miles to exit 128, turn left on LA 14 ax 3 mi. Note and follow property sign at St. Peters intersection. From New Orleans North on Hwy 90/I-49 ax 120 miles to exit 128. Directions continue as above. From Baton Rouge West on I-10 ax 49 miles to exit 109. Stay on Hwy 31 South through Breaux Bridge, St. Martinville to New Iberia. Note property directional signs and follow to property.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Gardens, Ecological swamp tours, City park, James Lee Burkes New Iberia, LA, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Fireplace, Private entrance, VCR , dining within walking distance, Downtown & historical district within walking dist

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Internet Service, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Swamp tours within 20-45 min, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Well behaved children welcome
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum (weekends during High Season)
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: V/MC/DISC # with expiration date and full name of cardmember, or min. 1 nite deposit.
  • Cancellations: 4 weeks in high season, Two weeks off season. For those who do not cancel in time, we will not charge for the reservation if another party can fill the vacancy.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Charles and Joe Norton

Languages spoken

Some French, Some Spanish, English

About the innkeepers

Both professionals, enjoy people, provide area and regional info for guests, including brochures, maps, dining recommendations, enjoy art, photography, woodwork, and travel.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area