Rates for Lodging at Hemingbough

Room Rate ............ $119.00 plus tax
Suite Rate .............. $139.00 plus tax


Phone (225) 635-6617 for reservations and information.
Rates for Functions at Hemingbough

There is never any charge simply to visit the grounds at Hemingbough. Artists are encouraged to spend whole days (sunup to sundown) working on the grounds.

When you wish to celebrate a Wedding or Holy Union, or family events such as picnics or re-unions, or for corporate functions, we do charge for use.
 Phone (225) 635-6617 for reservations and information.

Commercial still photographers, Film and television crews must make prior arrangements before shooting at Hemingbough.

Our payment policy: We accept checks and cash only for wedding banquets. Deposits are due at time of booking. If using the Internet, deposit is due at time of confirmation of booking. Table placement, menu, and guaranteed number of guests are finalized two weeks prior to date, and payment in full is due at this time.

Facility rental is paid to Audubon Lakes Foundation.

Remaining balance is paid to Hemingbough.

Any damages that occur will be invoiced after the wedding event.

We are here to help you and your guests enjoy a memorable wedding or corporate event. At times, departure from policy is necessary for the consideration of the wedding party or Hemingbough. Please feel free to call us with your requests, questions or revisions. We will work with you through the planning period and do everything we can to make your wedding day perfect.

Wedding Rates

You may rent a particular space or the entire facility, depending on how many people will be involved in your wedding party.

For 50 guests or less, the Audubon Room is available.

For larger ceremonies, the Amphitheater is used for the ceremony and Hemstead Hall is used for the reception.

Typically rental times are 1/2 hour for the ceremony; 3 hours for the reception.

Please contact Hemingbough to discuss all costs related to hosting a perfect wedding.

Phone (225) 635-6617 for reservations and information.

The facility rental includes
  • Clean-up before and after
  • Parking attendants
  • Bridal pictures taken at the convenience of the Bride and Photographer
  • All tables, chairs, linen napkins, tablecloths, china, glassware and flatware
  • Honeymoon Suite (also where Bride can dress; non-transferrable)
  • A deposit is required to reserve our facility
  • The deposit is non-transferrable and non-refundable, and will be deducted from the total invoice.
Vendors may arrive three hours prior to the ceremony.

Corporate Use of Hemingbough

Hemingbough caters all corporate events needing food services (see catering, below).

Hemingbough caters all events.

The price depends on the
  • food selections,
  • number of guests, and
  • bar cost.
9% tax and 18% gratuity are added to catering and bar cost.

Phone (225) 635-6617 for reservations and information.
We do not publish our menu on-line but will discuss it with you at your convenience.
The Guesthouse

Rooms are available by daily, weekly, and monthly rates.

A deposit of one night's lodging per room is required in advance. Major credit cards accepted.
Cancellation: 7 days advance notice to receive a full refund. After that, the reservation deposit is forfeited unless we are able to rebook the room. Arrival/Departure: Check-in 2:00 PM (Sorry, No Pets) Check-out 11:00 AM

Guesthouse Kitchen Facilities

Backyard at the Guesthouse

Phone (225) 635-6617 for reservations and information.