About Us

Located in Amite, Louisiana - But Globally Inspired

Bienvenue Mon Ami, is the ultimate collection of Bed and Breakfast concepts brought to Louisiana from around the globe. The well-traveled proprietors can envelop you in worldly conversations as well as give you the sense of solitude you seek. Laura and Jeff efforts to operate the best B&B in the southeast is why they offer personalized concierge services that can vary in scope to facilitate a stay in the style that you personally appreciate. Upon arrival the proprietors endeavor to greet you with an introduction to the grand facilities and numerous amenities while inquiring as to the level of support you expect. Laura and Jeff strive to understand your needs.

Welcome my Friend

Welcome my Friend to Bienvenue Mon Ami, a newly built in 2018, highly reviewed and awarded, bed and breakfast facility where state-of-the-art amenities await. You will be beckoned to return again and again to the bed and breakfast you never imagined could exist. Bienvenue Mon Ami combines luxurious modern features while honoring old Louisiana traditions with its Antebellum Acadian style grandeur and romantic getaway appeal. Amenities include an elevator to guest rooms and common areas with interesting custom lighting fixtures that guide the way.

A grand entry staircase lures you to Amish built swings, gliders and outdoor dining on the elevated wrap around porch. Large windowed areas abound and overlook the mature oaks and dense forest surrounding the private balcony rooms and dining areas.

Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast and Art Gallery was awarded the prestigious 2020 Louey for the Bed and Breakfast Accommodation of the Year which is awarded to who they determine as the Best B&B in Louisiana. The Tangipahoa Parish Tourism (Tangi Tourism) nominated the B&B for the Best Bed and Breakfast in Louisiana award in late 2019. The Louisiana Travel Association who represent the Louisiana Office of Tourism performs a rigorous evaluation of all nominees in the State of Louisiana for the most qualified Bed and Breakfast. In January 2020 Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser presented Jeff and Laura Atkinson the honored recognition in Charenton, La. with over 300 persons in attendance.


The Surrounding Area

Bienvenue Mon Ami is close to the Columbia Theatre of Hammond, state parks (eg Bogue Chito State Park), river tubing outfitters, Global Wildlife Center, Shell Training Center, Covey Rise, Amite area LSU Research Center, the Amite Oyster Festival, the Florida Parishes Arena, the Louisiana Renaissance Festival and Sweetwater and several State Park Horseback Riding Stables.

Consider golfing at the nearby CAM2 18 hole course  They are working with us by discounting green fees for Bienvenue Mon Ami guests.  

View great shows at the  Columbia Theatre in Hammond, whose discounting and holding choice tickets specifically for our guests.

Attend a Hammond Art Guild event and note our commercial sponsorship while there.

The Solomon Episcopal retreat in Husser offers a unique relationship with Bienvenue Mon Ami to create site events using both the Bienvenue Mon Ami and the retreat facilities. This unbelievable bed and breakfast is close enough to Baton Rouge and Hammond to provide a unique place to lodge while attending LSU or Southeastern Louisiana University events.

Cap off a Saturday at Pontchartrain Vineyards’ Jazz on the Vine with a comforting stay at Bienvenue Mon Ami. Schedule a friends’ weekend and take advantage of our partnerships with area businesses such as the English Tea Room in Covington, a wonderful mother/daughter activity to remember.

This area offers plenty of opportunity to pique all interests. Ask Laura and Jeff for suggestions, and they will be happy to tell you about local dining, events and activities in and around southeastern Louisiana.