Estorge-Norton House

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


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!



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

Estorge-Norton House

2.6 on July 19, 2017

The hosts made wonderful breakfasts and were helpful with places to go. In the evening, however we were made to feel very uncomfortable if we stayed up later that they did. The house was dark after nine and we were made to feel unwanted in the living room at night. The whole place was very musty. There were carpets in the bathrooms!

Estorge-Norton Bed and Breakfast

5 on July 17, 2017

The aspects of this bed and breakfast that I most enjoyed was the breakfast and the friendliness of the owners. Their breakfasts made foodies like my husband and myself extremely satisfied. They also suggested restaurants with delicious food.

Weekend Getaway

4.4 on May 03, 2017

Meeting 'Joe and CHARLES a pleasure. We were treated like family in their lovely Cajun home. Will definitely go back if we have the opportunity.

Road Trip Highlight

5 on December 17, 2016

My husband and I along with my sister and her husband stayed here recently. We absolutely loved everything about our stay. During our three night stay we had the most comfortable rooms. We had the most delicious breakfasts. Jo is an excellent cook. Our hosts were very knowledgable about New Iberia and the Natchez Trace Parkway. I hope to be able to visit here again. L and R


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

Anniversary get-away

5 on October 23, 2016

Charles and Jo were very welcoming from the second we arrived. Their quaint B&B was just what we were wanting for a quick weekend. We had never been to New Iberia and pointed us to the highlights of the town, and the map they made was perfect! We will definitely return.

Great Stay- Wonderful Hosts- Excellent Food!!!

5 on July 02, 2016

Had an absolutely wonderful stay, and would recommend this Bed and Breakfast for everyone! The hosts are what make this place the absolute best! They are very warm and friendly, and go out of their way to make you feel at home. They give excellent recommendations about places to visit and great restaurants in the area. Can't wait to come back again!!

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.

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Rooms & Rates


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


Unavailable at this time.

  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


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


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

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double


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 Type

City, Small town


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

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

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