Luxurious Lodgings nested in Amite, Louisiana

Welcome, my friend to Bienvenue Mon Ami's well endowed and luxurious lodgings featuring a variety of unique elements. Enjoy the tranquility in rooms designed with numerous sound proofing and light control features The three main rooms include individual private large 200+ square foot balconies where you can choose to both enjoy full sunset views in the evening and sleep later into the morning with our porch shutters full blackout capability. Our three main private elevated rooms have a full glass wall view through the porches to offer a forest view from your over 300 square foot individual accommodation area adorned with Amish hand-crafted furnishings surrounding the king sized beds.  Each elevated room’s outdoor porch area has decorator barn door access between balconies that can be locked on either side.

Two of these rooms include glass block walls with a unique night glow in the wet area and a third meets ADA compliance standards.  The geothermal HVAC combined with supplemental inverter mini-split and hybrid water heaters maintain the interior environment. The whole facility back-up power systems also assure that you can continually and individually maintain your bedroom temperatures to your comfort levels.  Specialty mattresses will lull you into a state of total relaxation, and the customized lighting and fixtures both intrigue and provide unique reflective appearances. Their large private bathrooms will amaze you with spacious walk-in wet room bathing areas that include showers with body sprays, rain heads and large double rounded back claw foot soaking tubs.

Bienvenue Mon Ami is not only a place to merely rest and relax. The estate has so many amenities that most of our guests see us as the destination. Because the majority of one-night stay guests have expressed regret at not staying longer, two nights has become the minimum. When you "BOOK YOUR STAY" via the selection in upper right corner above or in the text below, please select a window that covers two nights to see true availability.

Special Safety Notes on our Social Distancing and Sanitizing: We have always strove to maintain as clean and clutter free facility as possible. However with the COVID-19 epidemic we have extended and improved our policies. We are a new facility designed with modern (eg geothermal HVAC individual room controls) and effective cleaning/maintenance policies and facilities that are not generally available to re-bulit or modernized older facilities. Most of our exterior walls are glass and let in cleansing sunlight. Our black-out outdoor porch edge hurricane shutters, which also routinely sunlight and sanitizer cleansed, are our window treatments that are open for most of the day to afford the guests grand 2nd and 3rd story views of our 30 acres of forest and fairways. We opened in December of 2018 as a new build facility with all these and more unique and effective cleansing designs

Bienvenue Mon Ami has large common & private areas for you to bring restaurant take-outs for your social distance dining on porches, in game rooms or in picnic areas.  Our complimentary gourmet breakfasts & evening snacks are room specific for your room's private balcony or for any of our well-spaced 6 + ft. apart dining areas.  We change our pillows & linens between each guest to a new sanitized version.  While COVID-19 is an issue, all guest reading materials will be discarded between guest stays.  Hand & appliance sanitizer liquids & wipes are provided for guests to use.   Staff daily cleanse interior common area typical touch points (pool cues, switches, coded room & elevator door handles, foosball handles, shuffleboard pieces, air hockey hitters & all game lean-on points, +).  Check-ins & outs are all electronically performed from appropriate social distances. Our hot tub is scheduled for one at a time usage and is readily cleaned between clents. Interior window treatments are minimal and the few we have are cleaned between clients. We UV treat our fabrics cushions between clients & we've extensive outdoor areas. to that see enough sunlight for increased effective sanitizing beyond or disinfectants used on touch points. Our common area kitchen requires no guest to touch a point that is not or cannot be sanitized. All our appliance controls and handles are readily cleansed with disinfectants and we provide sanitizers for each guest to on the push buttons and handles of controls and cooking appliances. We provide guests the option of using disposable or very high temperature dishwasher cleansed tableware. If you have a suggestion for our improving our process, let us know.


After bathing with custom Bienvenue Mon Ami soaps, surround yourself in Comphy towels which are designed to absorb the heat from your in room towel warmer. Feel the warmth of a heated toilet seat that has an available continuously heated water bidet in your enclosed toilet area. Utilize the large mirrors over spicket style faucets on the designer granite countertops with double vessel sinks.

Our ground floor Hydrangea room has many of the amenities of the three elevated balcony rooms. It additionally has a Sleep Number elevation head/foot adjustment queen bed on the other side of its covered separate exterior access. All our facilities make you feel as if you are secure in a private club. Gated driveway entries, main house, in room computer safes, and room entrances all have code managed locks. All our entrances are video monitored/recorded and emergency call capabilities are strategically placed throughout our facility. Every window is either hurricane glass or can be readily protected by hurricane rated storm shutters.

Recognizing that the over three story high main house is on some of the highest ground in the area, a lightning rod protective system has been incorporated. All our facilities also utilize electrical supply pulse protection systems. Being a new build facility, we also have modern fire suppression and detection systems with around the clock security monitoring. We maintain hand sanitizer stations, numerous emergency call systems, First Aid equipment and an AED (Automated Emergency Defibrillator) continually accessible to all of our guests.


Melt The Stress Away

We are continually expanding our facility and amenities in ways to help you remove the stress from your world. We have recently acquired masseuses and on-site professional massage tables and accessories. When you reserve your room also order a single or couples massage in your room or on your private balcony. This experience is unbelievably relaxing when the sunset colors envelop you at either of these locations. Follow-up your massage with an outdoor hot tub that invites visitors to enjoy a relaxing soak in the beautiful surroundings of Bienvenue Mon Ami. It’s a break from the busy outside working world with a focus on rejuvenation. Close your eyes and enjoy the comforting waters while listening to nature dance around you. Later plan to sit by the fire and enjoy endless conversation with a gratuitous evening snack, soft drinks, hot tea, cocoa and/or coffee (cappuccino, espresso, macchiato, latte).

As we build Bienvenue Mon Ami, we are saving space for the future. For example, we have planned locations for a dry sauna and we are also evaluating an on-site climate controlled exercise area.  Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with the status of our evolving amenities. Until we have our expansions completed, we will gladly facilitate your acquiring similar nearby services within Tangipahoa Parish.


Breakfast & Snacks

Mon Ami, Two-story high windows allow views of vast nature while you enjoy breakfast indoors. Mild mornings will allow for breakfast on the spacious wrap around porch. Take advantage of the kitchenette in the common area to store leftovers and heat small meals in the microwave, in the oven or on the stovetop.

The built-in Miele espresso/coffee provides ready access all day to varied coffee options such as cappuccino or macchiato.  Enjoy a variety of beverage options while sitting back and relaxing with a late afternoon snack. Part of our trademark breakfast provides table side freshly squeezed juice. Individually French pressed coffee or hot chocolate can serve as an alternative to hot tea in our imported English tea pots.

Plan your evenings to enjoy takeout from local restaurants in our lounge area or in any of the indoor and outdoor eating areas.  The house balconies afford many dining locations in addition to Bienvenue Mon Ami’s outlying picnic areas and pond overlook fire pit. Soon we will re-open the octagon fire-pit with the seemingly floating flue that is surrounded by  Adriondack style cypress swings and rockers. Welcome, my friend.

The 2020 Best of the Northshore Chef's, Chef Laura', Gourmet Breakfast typically starts between 9 & 10 AM. Please communicate special dietary needs and necessary serving time requests to proprietors. We can generally accommodate.

Glamping aka camping -or-
ELECTRIC Vehicle charging

We also offer two glamor camping sites (Glamping 1 and 2) with full recreational vehicle (RV) connectivity (back-up powered 50 AMP service, sewer, and the same water our other guests have-softened, pH balanced and UV treated). These sites have full access to all Bienvenue Mon Ami room guest amenities including main house usage, game room usage and picnic areas. For these rentals you bring your own bed, kitchen, room, bath, towels and linen, but you have access to all the common areas and get to relish the Bienvenue Mon Ami breakfast cuisine.

When traveling and your electric vehicle (EV) needs charging, you can rent one of these RV slots, if available, for your vehicle as a charging location. This fee will be in addition to your room in the mansion rental. There is a special "power only" charge period rate that requires you to reserve the glamping spot for a 24 hour period during which no one is allowed to stay in the vehicle. You will need to assure that you can supply  the appropriate connective cables etc. to connect your EV to a standard 50 AMP RV connection. This daily fee will apply to each and every vehicle using the RV slot to charge their batteries.