Tucked away in the Ozark Mountains in northwest Arkansas, Eureka Springs is a haven for history and nature buffs, outdoor lovers, and artists. Steeped in history, culture, and art, the city is emerging as one of the top travel destinations in Arkansas.
As you wander the winding mountainside streets downtown, you’ll come across many perfectly preserved Victorian buildings dating back to the 19th century. The city’s vibrant downtown district has so much to offer, from fine art galleries to one-of-a-kind shops to small museums.
Take advantage of the city’s healing properties while boating on one of its many lakes. Indulge in magnificent upland natural scenery as you hike the beautiful trails surrounding the city. Complement your time in Eureka Springs with a stay at a quirky boutique inn or a rustic-chic holiday home set amidst unspoilt landscapes. Here are the top cool and unusual hotels in Eureka Springs, Arkansas (in no particular order)...
1. Arsenic and Old Lace Bed & Breakfast Inn – a gorgeous and romantic upscale B&B where pets are also welcome
A stylish, traditional B&B housed in a shingled Queen Anne-style building with a wraparound veranda and a turret. The gorgeous hotel is set on a wooded hillside and offers stunning views of the nearby forest,
Stay in a Victorian-style room at Arsenic and Old Lace Bed & Breakfast Inn to enjoy upscale amenities like free Wi-Fi, private balconies, and fireplaces. Upgrade to have access to an in-room whirlpool tub and enjoy scenic views through floor-to-ceiling windows from inside your room.
There’s a formal dining room where you’ll have a full breakfast every morning if the weather is not good enough for outdoor dining.
Address: 60 Hillside Ave, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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2. 5 Ojo Inn Bed and Breakfast – a multi-award-winning inn that provides complimentary gourmet breakfast
A funky, snug B&B set in a clapboard house built in the 1900s, just a mile from Eureka Springs Historical Museum.
With antique furnishings, wood-framed beds, and warm ambiance, quirky rooms at 5 Ojo Inn Bed and Breakfast offer a wide range of amenities including cable TV, coffee makers, fireplaces, and whirlpool tubs. To have a separate living area and a 4-poster bed, upgrade to a suite. Complimentary perks include Wi-Fi and parking.
All guests have access to a communal deck with a hot tub and a gazebo with woodland views.
Address: 5 Ojo St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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3. Cinnamon Valley – rustic-chic cabins set in an idyllic and peaceful location amongst nature
Spanning 140 acres in the woods, The Cinnamon Valley welcomes you to a luxurious stay in rustic-chic log cabins with vaulted ceilings. There are nine cottages, each of which is individually decorated and luxuriously appointed to meet the needs of a well-heeled traveler.
All cottages feature full kitchens, separate living and dining areas, en-suite bathrooms with Jacuzzis, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and free Wi-Fi. Guests can revel in breathtaking views of the lake and the tree-laden forest from their cabins.
Cabins with an extra-large double bed can sleep only two people, while those with additional beds and sofa beds can accommodate up to four people.
Address: 3134 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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1905 Basin Park Hotel – a cute, cool and quaint place to stay in Eureka Springs perfect for couples
A 1905 chic hotel housed in a rugged limestone building in a quaint shopping district, steps from the historic Basin Spring.
Having a Mission-style decor, each room at Basin Park Hotel is thoughtfully appointed for fussy guests. All rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms, while suites have whirlpool tubs, microwaves, and mini-fridges.
Dine at the on-site American restaurant and revel in the stunning views of the city. Other amenities include a billiards bar, a day spa, a ballroom, a sundeck, and a hot tub.
Address: 12 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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Cliff Cottage Inn – a charming boutique inn with quirky-chic decor located in the historic Downtown Eureka Springs
A fairy-tale B&B set in a Victorian-era wedding-cake cottage with two old-world annexes. It is as quaint from the inside as from the outside.
Located within walking distance of Basin Spring Park and Eureka Springs Historic District, Cliff Cottage Inn is a great place to stay for those looking for budget-friendly accommodation near downtown.
Guests lodge in antiques-laden, country-casual rooms and suites featuring vintage furniture, private bathrooms with whirlpool tubs, and balconies offering downtown views. Free Wi-Fi and bottles of champagne or wine are available in all rooms, while separate living rooms are featured in most rooms. Book a private cottage to enjoy advanced amenities like full kitchens and hot tubs.
Address: 42 Armstrong, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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5. 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa – a cozy, charming and unique hotel located in the Victorian Village of Eureka Springs
A stately, Victorian hotel built of native limestone in 1886, covering 15 acres atop a mountain less than a mile from downtown Eureka Springs.
Elegantly designed rooms at 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa come equipped with flat-screen TVs and coffee makers. Fancy suites have state-of-the-art amenities for opulent guests, including private verandas, whirlpool tubs, and fireplaces. Upgrade to a cottage to have your own deck and kitchen.
The grand Crystal Dining Room is where you’ll have sumptuous Italian-style dinners. For after-dinner drinks, head to the on-site bar and enjoy amazing views. There’s also a seasonal outdoor pool, a spa, and a hot tub.
Address: 75 Prospect Ave, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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6. New Orleans Hotel Eureka Springs – a historic and quaint themed hotel near major shops and restaurants
A quaint historic hotel with wrought-iron balconies and a Bohemian vibe, located off Main Street in the Eureka Springs Historic District. The period-style hotel dating back to 1892 beautifully combines historic elegance with modern comforts.
Guests sojourn in shabby-chic rooms with french-style interiors. Each room at New Orleans Hotel features premium bedding, original artwork, coffee makers, and mini-fridges. If you book a suite, you’ll have access to advanced amenities, including a small sunroom, a whirlpool tub, a kitchenette, and a sitting area with plush sofas.
Vintage woodwork complements the understated hotel lobby where you can socialize with other guests over a cocktail.
Address: 63 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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The Woods Cabins – a colorful, kitsch, and stylish inn to stay in Eureka Springs
An idyllic inn featuring stylish cabins with upscale amenities, including flat-screen TVs, Keurig coffee makers, full kitchens, whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and private porches. One of the most desirable features of this inn is private parking with each cabin.
Located on Wall Street, The Woods Cabins is within walking distance of downtown Eureka Springs and offers easy access to tons of outdoor activities, including boating and hiking.
Address: 50 Wall St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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7. Osage Creek Lodge – a popular hotel in the heart of Eureka Springs perfect for families
A refined lodge offering a well-balanced combination of luxury and comfort in Eureka Springs Historic District. There are three types of accommodations, all of which come equipped with high-end amenities, including coffee makers, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and ironing facilities.
Go swimming in the seasonal heated outdoor pool or spend some time soaking in the communal hot tub. You may want to start your day with a light workout in the Osage Creek Lodge‘s fitness center.
While staying at this elegant lodge, you’ll be a short walk from Basin Spring Park and the downtown shopping district. As there is no on-site restaurant, treat your palates to authentic New American cuisine at a hip restaurant just steps away from the lodge.
Address: 101 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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8. All Seasons Inn – a quirky-chic bed & breakfast that offers great facilities
A romantic B&B on a residential street fringed with trees, less than a mile from downtown Eureka Springs and two miles from Highway 62.
Hip, quaint rooms are outfitted with flat-screen TVs with whirlpool tubs. Patios at All Seasons Inn are available in most rooms, while some come with minifridges, microwaves, fireplaces, and/or coffee makers. Book a suite to have a separate living room with a sofa bed.
Freebies include parking and in-room Wi-Fi access. The adjacent building features an antiques-filled dining room where you can enjoy a hot breakfast buffet every morning.
Unwind at the communal porch with a lovely view and a swing chair after a jam-packed day.
Address: 156 -160 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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9. Beaver Lakefront Cabins – Couples Only Getaways – a stylish place to visit perfect for a romantic stay
A lavish resort located on a private beach in a rural area, with proximity to Lake Leatherwood Park. Guests at Beaver Lakefront Cabins – Couples Only Getaways sojourn in four types of accommodations: Queen Suite, King Cabin, Superior King Cabin, and Premier King Cabin.
Each accommodation at this stylish boutique hotel has a separate seating area, a full kitchen, a private bathroom with a shower, a dining area, and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some rooms have a private patio, while most rooms offer lake views.
Soak in the hotel’s hot tub or go hiking nearby, there’s so much that can be enjoyed on-site and nearby.
Address: 1234 County Road 120, Eureka Springs, AR 72631, United States
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10. Beaver Lake Cottages – an upscale and unique resort that offers picturesque views
Experience the majestic natural beauty of Eureka Springs by staying in these rustic-chic cabins steps from Beaver Lake.
Sophisticated suites at Beaver Lake Cottages have floor-to-ceiling windows with lake views, private decks, whirlpool tubs, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, and coffee makers.
If you’d like something home-like, upgrade to a two-bedroom cabin with a full kitchen and a fireplace. You can also have free continental breakfast and parking for the first month of your stay here.
Address: 2865 Mundell Rd, Eureka Springs, AR 72632, United States
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Beth was born under a wandering star, with drama in her veins and ink in her pen. After stints studying theatre in Dublin and Utrecht she used her creative streak to see as much of the world as she could on as little money. She toured Italian Schools with a children’s theatre troop, lived as an au-pair in both Rome and Washington DC, explored the British countryside, worked her way through much of Europe, Salsa danced in Cuba and road tripped down America’s west coast where she discovered her spiritual home; Portland, Oregon. In between adventures she resides peacefully with her family, cats and ukulele.