2439 Fairfield

2439 Fairfield Avenue , Shreveport, LA 71104 USA (Show map)
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The elegant Twenty-Four-Thirty-Nine Fairfield Bed and Breakfast, circa 1905, is situated in the historical district on a beautiful avenue of splendid mansions and fine homes built around the turn of the century. Landscaped English rose and herb gardens, a Victorian swing, gazebo and water fountain are nestled among the oak trees. Antique appointed rooms, designer linens, private baths with whirlpool tubs, private balconies with swings and rockers, all come together to make your stay most enjoyable. Guests are welcome to all common rooms of the home. You can sit in the drawing room and enjoy a good book or catch up with friends while sitting around enjoying the quiet peaceful atmosphere. The neighborhood is a great place to go out and take a walk and admire all the turn of the century mansions along Fairfield and all the street nestled in between. We are minutes away from shopping, restaurants, night clubs, micro breweries, airport, casinos, downtown, Air Force base, museums and much much more.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Victorian Christmas

5 on December 05, 2016

I had an absolutely splendid time at this property. Everything was lovely, tasteful and comfortable. They went out of their way to accommodate my gluten free diet. The staff was delightful. You could not ask for more!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for taking the time to leave these kind words about our property. We enjoyed our visit with you both and hope to see you again soon.

- Jimmy Harris (innkeeper)

Wonderful B&B with Amazing People

5 on November 04, 2016

This was our first stay here and it exceeded all expectations. Not only did we enjoy the room, but the breakfast was outstanding, and the owner treated us like family. We will definitely be repeat customers.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you were comfortable. Hope to see you again very soon.

- Jimmy Harris (Owner)

Awesome evening and breakfast 6/25/16

5 on June 26, 2016

Really enjoyed the room, hosts and breakfast was spectacular. Highly recommend it. Jimmy and Brian do a great job! Aunt Martha must be smiling.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much. We greatly appreciate the kind words. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

- Jimmy Harris (innkeeper)

Had a GREAT time!

5 on March 23, 2016

It was our first ever Bed and Breakfast. We just stayed one night. Our host recommended the R.W. Norton Art Gallery in the area...It was awesome we spent about three hours looking around and it was free. Breakfast the next morning was great and we had a great conversation with a couple from Oklahoma. Would love to come back if the opportunity presents itself.

Beautiful place to stay.

5 on March 14, 2016

Our stay was exceptional, the staff & service is above any thing expected. They really make you feel at home and my goodness the breakfast they prepare and serve is outstanding. Thank you to Mr. Harris & Mr. Resmondo for everything. We absolutely will stay here again when we are in the area.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you very much for taking the time to share your kind words. We are so glad you enjopyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again soon.

- Jimmy Harris (innkeeper)

Beyond our expectations

5 on March 09, 2016

WOW. What a great experience we had at 2439 Fairfield Bed & Breakfast. We had plans to go out and visit the city but after arriving at the Bed & Breakfast, we were surrounded by such beauty and comfort that we spent most of our time on property just relaxing and unwinding. Breakfast each morning was amazing. We ate so much that we never had room for lunch. Jimmy was great at recommending places for dinner and things to do in the area. If you want a truly relaxing and comfortable stay, we highly recommend 2439 Fairfield Bed & Breakfast. It's SO much better than your standard chain hotel. Go stay with Jimmy, I promise you won't be dissapointed.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for the kind words. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We strive to provide a comfortable and peaceful place for guests to relax and unwind and I'm glad that we accomplished that with your stay. We hope to see you both again soon

- Jimmy Harris (innkeeper)

Excellent stay!

5 on December 29, 2015

We spent our wedding night in the Jamie-Alice Suite. Very nicely decorated and the bed was extremely comfortable. Breakfast was awesome and the fried pies are to die for!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and Thank you for choosing us for your honeymoon evening. We hope to see you again for anniversaries. We will be sure have more fried pies for you. Congratulations on your wedding and many blessings to both of you.

- Jimmy (innkeeper)

Absolutely perfect!

5 on November 07, 2015

My stay was perfect. The rooms are beautiful. The bed was very comfortable. I enjoyed my stay immensely and will definitely return.

Feels like home

5 on October 27, 2015

The experience was second to none. The hospitality was generous and given sincerely. My room was beautiful and comfortable. They have a great location in an historic section of the city. My hosts accommodated to each guests while bringing us all together at breakfast (which was the best i have ever eaten). I will select this bed and breakfast as my first choice each time I visit Shreveport.

Like staying at Grandma's house

3.2 on June 04, 2015

Food & service were great! Rooms were a bit small, but each had it's own balcony. Our room had obvious water leak damage on ceiling.

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Rooms & Rates

Jamie Alice

The Jamie Alice suite is the grandest of all the rooms... This Honeymoon Suite is decorated in rose and blue with symbols of love. Ribbons and roses adorn the walls, accent the decor and drape their color over the antique glass windows. After helping yourself at the wet bar, relax in the overstuffed Queen Anne Victorian love seat and chairs. This suite offers a king size bed with canopy, designer linens and down duvet, and antique stained glass window over the whirlpool tub; these are just two of the embellishments of this favored room.

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

Nightly Rate: $0 - $225

Vicki Gail

The Vicki Gail Suite consists of an English petticoat dressing vanity and armoire both circa 1860. A king size sleigh bed displays the country bride Amish quilt. A dainty Queen Anne sideboard sports a wet bar for your convenience. There is a six foot whirlpool jacuzzi tub in the private bath with robes provided for you comfort. You may enjoy swinging or rocking on the balcony.

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

Nightly Rate: $0 - $175

Paul Stetson

The Paul Stetson Suite boasts an antique hand carved, almost king size, canopy bed with lace and ivy in the canopy. Deep navy and country blue make the room very peaceful while you relax in the bed and watch the bluebirds out the window. There is a quaint balcony overlooking the grandiose Fairfield Avenue with two individual swings to relax in on those cool spring days.

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

Nightly Rate: $0 - $155

Jana Roberta

The Jana Roberta Suite is decorated in golden oak furnishings. The walls are covered with the tree of life pattern of rose, blue and green appointed above the chair rail. The wall hangings are handmade battenburg lace collars and hand-crocheted doilies by our grandmothers. There is a queen size four-poster bed, graced with a white hand-cut linen coverlet. The private balcony overlooking the herb garden and gazebo make for a relaxing afternoon or evening.

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

Nightly Rate: $0 - $145

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Location Type

casinos, antique shops, entertainment, barksdale air force base, american rose gadens, Airport, Downtown


Shreveport, LA (SHV) 5 miles

Directions to property:

From I-20 East or West, take exit 17B, which will be I-49 South. Take the first exit you come to which is Exit 205-Kings Highway. Take a left on Kings Highway and go to the second traffic light, which will be Fairfield Av. Take a left on Fairfield Av and go 8 blocks to the intersection of Fairfield Av. and Prospect St. We are on the Northeast corner of that intersection.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Horse racing, Micro Brewery, Air Force Base, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, University, Winery, Zoo

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On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Copier, Fridge, Ironing Board, Parking, Piano, Private entrance, Walk to mass transit, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Microwave, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wet bar, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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  • Check In:: After 1pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: call for details varies with the time of the year
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: All reservations are guaranteed by credit card and full payment is required in advance.
  • Cancellations: 14-30 days, varies with the time of the year and of the week, call for details)
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Jimmy Harris / Brian Resmondo

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About the innkeepers

I have always loved BnB's, so when I bought this home and started on the restoration, we decided it would make a great BnB. So 28 years later, here I am. Still running the BnB and enjoying every minute of it. We get to meet so many great people from around the country and the world. Many we have remained great friends with over the years. I love being able to offer our guests something better in accommodations other than the generic, run of the mill hotel chains.

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  • Time Served: Between 9-10 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Homemade Fried Pies
We believe that every meal should be followed by dessert. Thats why we offer homemade fried pies for breakfast dessert. We have a variety of pie flavors to choose from (depending on whats in season). We will typically have Apple, Apricot, Blackberry, Coconut, Lemon, Cherry, Chocolate and more to choose from

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