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Eugene, Oregon
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2014

My new wife and I discovered the C'est La Vie Inn through some of my co-workers and thought about reserving the Casablanca Suite for the night of our wedding in mid-July in Eugene. When I phoned and spoke with Jack, he suggested we come and check the place out before we confirmed any details. During our visit, we talked about... More 

3 Thank David V
Trabuco Canyon, California
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

My wife and I stayed there during the Eugene Marathon because it got such great reviews and it truly lived up to its name. Jack was a great innkeeper and did a great job playing host to everyone. The breakfast was great and the staff accommodated my wife's specific dietary requests. The inn itself was beautiful and the garden was... More 

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2014

What a gem! Wonderful host and beautiful inn. You'll never see a Victorian in this kind of restored (better than new) shape. Exquisite attention to detail, this really is a labor of love which the owners are kind enough to share. Don't compare it to hotels or other experiences. We enjoyed sharing breakfast with the other guests and highly recommend... More 

1 Thank Skip B
Fresno, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

This inn is tucked away in a neighborhood with a beautiful garden. The inn keepers have created a beautiful experience inside and out. They are very attentive to their guest. They have thought of every detail. The only downside for us was that the bed was super soft and uncomfortable. We will try a different room on our next visit.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

This is the most elegant, well appointed and well organized bed and breakfast we have ever stayed in -- but don't think that means overly formal or stiff, not at all. Owner Jack was a charming and fun host, even firing up the outdoor G-gauge railroad although none of the guests that day had kids. Jack is an avid gardner... More 

1 Thank ncarolinawoman
Montrose, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I have nothing but wonderful things to say about this lovely B and B. The grounds and decor are beautiful, and our room "Gauguin" was inviting and comfortable after a long day of driving. After sleeping more soundly than I had in months, breakfast was delicious, the company was delightful, and we regretted planning to stay only one night. The... More 

1 Thank Laura F
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

My mother came to visit me and instead of having her stay at my apartment with my 3 stinky roommates, I booked a room at this gorgeous B&B as a surprise. The Inn Keepers were wonderfully accommodating and helped execute my plan perfectly. My mother was completely surprised and astounded at the beauty of this house. The entire place is... More 

2 Thank Lillian G
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! Did I say wonderful? This cute french style home located in Eugene, OR was one of the best places I have ever stayed. The couple that run the place have everything decorated perfectly. The room was HUGE and felt like home. Everything was clean and comfortable. The room was very modern but with an old world flare... More 

1 Thank SilverLace11
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 June 2014

This is a very nice B&B with a very friendly inn keepers who will make you feel at home. The gardens are some of the nicest you will ever see and the rooms are finely decorated. Breakfast was delicious and as a coffe snob I will give Cest la Vie a passing grade. My only complaint about the B&B is... More 

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lattexpress, Owner at C'est La Vie Inn, responded to this review

The city of Eugene is one of few of its size that has a robust symphony, opera, and ballet companies. This week marks the Bach Music Festival that attracts visitors from across the nation and beyond. The University of Oregon is the magnet that draws students from all over the world to pursue their studies. While Eugene is not a... More 

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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014

I don't want to be redundant and repeat everything that has been said before. I'm not particularly fond of B&B/s but yes, it is an exquisitely restored Victorian mansion in a rather undeserving neighborhood, the gardens are magnificent , and the hospitality warm and inviting.There wasn't one detail that was missed in the decoration or the renovation. I wish it... More 

1 Thank WorldTraveler-46

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Have you heard?We were rated “Fodor’s Choice” for Eugene lodging. Lonely Planet also rated C’est La Vie Inn as their top pick for Eugene! In addition, we were chosen as Eugene's representative in "20 Great College Town B&Bs" by BedandBreakfast. And our beautiful inn was voted one of the most romantic places to stay by “Best Places to Kiss in the Pacific Northwest.” See why visitors from across the country and around the world have enjoyed their stay with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about C'est La Vie Inn

Address: 1006 Taylor St, Eugene, OR 97402-4767
Region: United States > Oregon > Eugene
Price Range: €167 - €220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — C'est La Vie Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are great. Matisse room is a little larger and a corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles joelm986, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the street and it still was quiet. There are stairs, getting to the main floor and to at least three of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles marilynd7, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all of the rooms are great!”
 of 5 bubbles staynski, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The large suite above the garage is an absolute "winner."”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It's a very quiet neighborhood, so street noise is not an issue. Getting up the stairs, however, could be an obstacle for some.”
 of 5 bubbles Bselby, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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