- This hotel is in the city center
- Closest City: NEW IBERIA
- Distance from the Hotel: 2.0 MILES
- Local Time Zone : GMT-6
Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT)
The Bayou Companies
What's old is new again at the antebellum-era plantation home Shadows on the Teche. Originally built in 1831 as the home of sugarcane planter David Weeks and his wife, Mary, Shadows on the Teche now serves as a reminder of 150 years of local history.
Exotic wildlife abounds in semi-tropical southern Louisiana and you may even spot a few interesting species when you leave the hotel's comfort. In and around New Iberia, LA, you might see alligators, blue herons and the once nearly extinct snowy egrets.
Don't Go Home Without
Don't Miss a Thing and Be Sure to Tour Avery Island. The Visitors Center and the Pepper Sauce Factory is just one part of the Avery Island experience. In addition to seeing how they age TABASCO® Sauce in white oak barrels, you can visit the170-acre Jungle Gardens and see, in season, a variety of Azaleas, Camellias and Bamboo. Your next stop might be the lslands' Restaurant,1868, Sun-Thurs 9am-3pm.
The 25-acre Rip Van Winkle Gardens is a must-see for folks visiting the area, and our hotel's location in New Iberia off Highway 14 makes it a quick trip to the lush banks of Lake Peigneur. Here, you'll find an explosion of flowers and exotic wildlife.
Our hotel's location in New Iberia, LA is less than eight miles from the legendary McIlhenny Company Factory, home of Tabasco sauce. You can tour the factory, explore the 250-acre Jungle Gardens and spot wildlife (including alligators!) at Bird City.
Museum or Gallery
Distance from hotel: 4 MI/ 6.44 KM East
Distance from hotel: 6 MI/ 9.66 KM South East