The Rusca House

124 Poete Street , Natchitoches, 71457 USA (Show map)


Tastful elegance and charm await you as you step back in time into a 1920's bungalow, which has been lovingly restored. The Rusca house provides you with private spacious bathrooms, multi-course breakfast, and a landscaped garden and fountains. Please check out our website for availability. Come and experience what Southern charm is all about!!



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

Great Times

4.6 on January 15, 2018

We enjoyed our stay so much we are already booked for next year

Wonderful home and hostess!

5 on January 03, 2018

My husband and I visited with my parents for the annual Christmas Festival. Rooms were well maintained and very clean. We enjoyed great service from the owner who took great care of us. Thanks for making it a wonderful weekend!

Never been dusappointed

4.0 on September 17, 2017

We stay at the Rusca House at least twice a year...have never been disappointed. Don't think I'd ever want to stay anywhere else. Clean, quaint, convenient and accommodating. I guess making myself miserable trying to eat all of the breakfast selections would be my only complaint! Lol

Happy Anniversary

4.2 on September 06, 2017

Our beds were comfortable and I loved the property! My husband and I were celebrating our 13th anniversary and when we got to our room they had put an anniversary card on our bed. It was a very thoughtful touch!

Business trip turned relaxing getaway

5 on April 22, 2017

The owner personally stopped by to say "Welcome"! Beautiful classic Southern Charm.

Heaven on Earth

5 on February 08, 2017

Beautiful, peaceful, relaxing, immaculate and welcoming. Perfection. We can't wait to visit again and you shouldn't wait at all.

Romantic Getaway Trip

5 on January 19, 2017

We had an absolutely lovely at The Rusca House. The room was fantastic- we loved the private entrance and the garden right outside our door. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Bridget was very easy to communicate with and the check-in/check-out was a breeze. It as perfect for a quiet and peaceful getaway!


5 on January 01, 2017

Super place to stay , will be back great room and service food outstanding.

Rusca House B&B

5 on December 21, 2016

First time staying at a B&B. It was wonderful! We had a fantastic time. The room was amazing and our Hostess was terrific! Morning breakfast was delish and the conversation if those We met was delightful! We'll be back.

Wonderful Hospitality As Usual!!

5 on December 16, 2016

We enjoyed one day before Christmas and had an enjoyable time as usual. We would highly recommend Rusca House--the breakfast is always so delicious and filling. The house is always decorated so beautifully.

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Location Type

Historic District, Walking distance to shops and restaurants


Shreveport, LA (SHV)

Directions to property:

From I-49, take the Many/Natchitoches exit. Follow Highway 6 to Natchitoches and take a left on Second Street approximately 5 miles. Rue Poete will be the second street on the right. We are the second to last house on the left. We have parking located at the back of the house.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Plantations, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Sports venue, Tours, University

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Microwave, Movie library , soft drinks (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite), Bottled spring water, Snacks, 100% cotton sheets and towels, DVD collection

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Parking, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Antique shopping, The American Cementery, Sight-seeing, Southern dining, Historical sites

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  • Check In:: 1:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 10:30 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Only on the weekends in the month of December and certain holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: No deposit required
  • Cancellations: Full payment is due unless we are notified 7 days per room in advance of your scheduled reservation date. If we are able to re-book your room(s), we will offer a refund for the number of room(s)re-booked.
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Bridget P. Williams

Languages spoken


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  • Time Served: 8:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

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