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Cook's Cottage at Jefferson Island

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Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Cook's Cottage at Jefferson Island

Private room in bed and breakfast
4 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
4 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean
4 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Highly rated host
Rip Van Winkle Gardens has received 5-star ratings from 94% of recent guests.

Nestled in the heart of Rip Van Winkle Gardens you'll find the most charming Acadian cottages that have ever been opened to over night guests. Twenty-five acres of semi tropical paradise for your backyard. Cook's cottage does have a sofa that turns into a sofa bed for 2 extra guest. $8.00 per person upcharged.


Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.



43 reviews
Clemence User Profile
March 2020
Very good thanks
Lisa User Profile
February 2020
My best experience with AirBnb! Everything was perfect, don't hesitate and go there !
Rip Van Winkle Gardens User Profile
Response from Rip Van Winkle Gardens:
We are so happy you enjoyed. We hope you will return soon! Pam
February 2020
Mary User Profile
November 2019
Nice small house with nice walkways through gardens. Local restaurant was closed for dinner and drive is 20+miles one way to restaurants. They leave great snacks with wine, and simple continental breakfast choices with coffee.
Benedicte User Profile
October 2019
Very nicely furnished cottage (cook’s cottage) in a beautiful garden. Complete breakfast in the fridge and a nice bottle of wine were waiting for us! Guided tour of the house/museum included in the stay. Couch for the 3rd person not too confortable and no table and chairs for the…
Kirsty User Profile
December 2018
This is probably.The best place we have stayed at through Airbnb. It is in a beautiful location with walkways through stunning private gardens. The cottage itself is old worldy but with all the mod cons. The breakfast provided was very welcome and generous. We wished we had been…
Marion User Profile
October 2018
Highly recommended!! The house tour was amazing, the gardens that you can tour at your leisure and the Cafe was great, the food, the staff and yes the store too, can not say enough. I will be back with my daughter in the future.
Jane User Profile
September 2018
I was looking for a reasonably priced place to take my mother for her 75th birthday and to forget about some troubles. This was so much more than that. Relaxing, beautiful, educational. I would highly recommend it!

Hosted by Rip Van Winkle Gardens

New Iberia, LAJoined in December 2013
Rip Van Winkle Gardens User Profile
75 Reviews
We are a 15 acre garden in a semitropical paradise located on the banks of Lake Peigneur.
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within a day
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
After 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m.

House Rules

Additional rules

Smoking on porch areas only, please. (A $250 fine or more will be charged if you smoke inside the room) No candles may be lit or burned in rooms.
**You will notice a car cover in your room, this is to protect your vehicle from our peacocks as they see their reflection and will peck your car. We advise you to please use the cover. If you choose not to, we are not liable for any damages to your vehicle. **